Deadline Feb. 16 for Chance to Win Somerset Patriots Luxury Suite

February 13, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Requests are now being accepted from eligible non-profit and community groups to use the 30-seat community box during the 2018 season at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, home of the Somerset Patriots.

To be eligible, applicants should be nonprofits whose client base consists of at least 50 percent Somerset County residents or community organizations that are located in ...

By Trying to Help, You are Committing a Crime


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor remind residents that should you come across images or videos depicting a child being physically or sexually abused do not share those images or videos online.

Images and/or videos depicting the sexual abuse of minors are considered ...

Somerset County Clerk Office Offers Candidates' Information Online

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter has updated his office’s website to include information for the upcoming primary election, including essential information for those who wish to be on the ballot.

All candidates running in the June 5 primary must file their petitions by April 2.

“I’m excited to announce that the County Clerk’s Office is ...

Somerville: Lawmakers Agree Bipartisan Approach Required to Repair New Jersey

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three state lawmakers who represent central New Jersey in the Senate and Assembly agreed yesterday that the path to recovery for New Jersey’s beleaguered taxpayers and ailing economy must begin with a reasonable, bi-partisan approach to find solutions that are affordable and practical.

Otherwise, the state of affairs in New Jersey will soon resemble the dysfunctional ...

Somerset County Parks Receive National Recognition


Two of Somerset County’s parks have been recognized for excellence by national Internet experts., is a web site offering entertaining and eclectic ideas for “turnkey” weekend getaways and recommendations for curious spots to explore in Northeast USA. As published on the Huffington Post website, GetawayMavins has selected Leonard J.

Somerset County Reassesses Plans for Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation



SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Planning Board, Park Commission and Cultural & Heritage Commission are reexamining their preservation plans and want to hear from residents, local planners, farmers and nonprofit organizations at a public meeting being held Tuesday, Jan. 30.

 The interactive meeting will start at 7 p.m. in ...

Beloved Librarian Leaves Bridgewater Branch Library

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After 25 years as a librarian in the Somerset County Library System, at the Bridgewater branch, youth services librarian Carol Simon Levin submitted her retirement papers in January.

News of her leaving the library system caused uproar from parents and library system employees who have benefited from her services over the years, and several turned out to the county ...

County Health Dept. Offers Free Flu Shots in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey and the rest of the nation is experiencing a severe flu season, according to the New Jersey Department of Health and the US Centers for Disease Control. 

Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh, public health and safety liaison, is urging anyone who has not gotten a flu shot already this season to do so.  

The Somerset County ...

TD Bank Ballpark Community Box Available to Non-profits, Community Organizations

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Requests are now being accepted to use the 30-seat community box at the TD Bank Ballpark.

To be eligible, applicants should be nonprofits whose client base consists of at least 50 percent Somerset County residents or community organizations that are located in Somerset County or have a facility based in Somerset County that serves the citizens of Somerset County.  ...

Franklin Township Clerk Suspended, Charged with Insurance Fraud

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Franklin Township Clerk Ann Marie McCarthy has been suspended after she was arrested last month and and charged with insurance fraud.

She is accused of deceiving Horizon Blue Cross for payments of services for which she did not receive, according to court documents. 

Between Jan. 1, 2016 and Sept. 1, 2017, McCarthy made it appear as though she received treatment and ...

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