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Hillsborough: Farm to Table Market at Duke Farms Opens Sunday, May 21

May 20, 2017

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The popular Farm to Table Market at Duke Farms reopens for the 2017 season on Sunday, May 21 on the grounds of the Visitors Center off Duke Parkway West.

Dozens of vendors with fresh produce, farm products, herbs, dairy, beef, cheeses, wines and crafts will be selling their products from noon-5 p.m. on Sundays through Oct. 29.

“The market demonstrates land ...

Bateman Proposal Could Reduce Municipal Electric Bills

   

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon) to replace outdated, conventional street lights with more efficient LED lights has been advanced by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

“LED lights use less power and last a lot longer than conventional lights,” Bateman ...

Bateman: PennEast Pipeline Proposal in Trouble

 

TRENTON, NJ - Following the NJ DEP’s decision to reject a permit application submitted by PennEast that is necessary for construction to begin, state Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman urged homeowners to stand strong in opposition to the pipeline.

“The DEP made the right call. It is astounding that PennEast would even attempt to file an application, ...

Somerset County Freeholders Object to Transco Application

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the county attorney to file the necessary paperwork to allow the board to intervene in a Federal Regulatory Commission application filed by Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC.

In March, the company – also known as Transco – filed an application seeking a Certificate of Public Convenience and ...

600-Year-Old Landmark Oak Tree Cut Down

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - This may be the first spring in 600 years that the Basking Ridge old white oak hasn't budded. 

In fact, the removal of the tree - the symbol of Bernards Township, the sentinel of the Presbyterian Church's historic cemetery, and the namesake of the nearby Oak Street School - began on Monday morning. A portion of East Oak Street directly in front of the church ...

Free Trees: Somerset County Parks Celebrate Arbor Day April 28

Somerset County''s annual Arbor Day celebration and Native Tree Give-Away will take place on Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at two locations, with a diverse selection of native trees available including 14 different species native to the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.

All trees are free while supplies last.

The event will occur at two separate ...

Somerset and Hunterdon Counties Remain Under Drought Watch

TRENTON, NJ – Following months of sufficient precipitation, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today lifted a drought warning for 12 of 14 counties in the northern, central and northern coastal regions of New Jersey and removed a drought watch for four counties in the southwestern part of the state.

However, Somerset and Hunterdon counties remain ...

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