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Will Trump Put Bedminster in the History Books?

August 11, 2017

BEDMINSTER NJ - Yesterday Vice President Mike Pence joined President Trump at Trump National for a working lunch.  Since January, Bedminster has seen regular visits from dignitaries, and a string of high-level meetings.   This all begs the question:  Will an historic event take place in Bedminster?  

If Trump makes history in Bedminster, it will not be the first time ...

Nominees Sought for Somerset County Economic Vitality Awards

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership is soliciting nominations for its annual Economic Vitality Awards presented to companies and non-profits in recognition of contributions that make Somerset County a respected location to live, work, play and learn.

The nomination deadline is Sept. 1; the recognition dinner will be on Dec. 11 at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 ...

Somerset County Pitches Its Tent, Makes Camp at Fairgrounds

BRIDGEWATER - The Somerset County 4-H Fair will run Aug. 9 to 11, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, at the Somerset County 4-H Fairgrounds at North Branch Park on Milltown Road.  

"The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud and pleased to once again be a part of this annual celebration of our rich agricultural heritage," said Freeholder Director ...

Colorado Cafe Bids Farewell; Liquor License Fetches $200K in Liquidation Auction, But Offer Is Rejected by Owners

WATCHUNG, NJ – More than two decades of memories were auctioned off at the Colorado Cafe on Monday, July 31 as the renowned country-themed bar welcomed its most loyal patrons for one last time with virtually everything up for sale. Anything from kitchen utensils and glasses to the iconic Buck Off mechanical bull and of course, the valuable liquor license.

Mark Bahna, a 30-year-old ...

Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Looking for New Friends

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable is a dedicated group of equine enthusiasts who support the activities of the Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Ave.

By contributing ideas, volunteering time, and raising funds, the Friends help to provide a continuing and expanding program of activities at the Stable.

The Friends ...

Students Execute Superb Moves, But Freeholder Prevails in Chess Challenge

BRIDGEWATER, NJ  - Ten young students from throughout Somerset County matched wits and strategy with Somerset County Freeholder Brian Levine in a chess tournament Thursday at the Bridgewater branch, Somerset County Library System of New Jersey.

Levine challenged faced off against the students all at once. They were up to the challenge, with each match lasting upwards of three ...

Somerset County Hosts Container Gardening with Edible Plants Workshop for Kids

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission Horticulture Department has scheduled “Container Gardening with Edible Plants,” a workshop for children age 7 to 10 accompanied by an adult. The workshop is limited to 10 participants.

The program is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Colonial Park Fragrance & Sensory Garden, ...

Curbing Hunger Collects Canned Goods at TD Bank Ballpark June 14

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer invites baseball fans to step up to the plate and help the hungry in Somerset County by bringing canned food donations to the June 14 game at TD Bank Ballpark.

The Somerset Patriots will play the Long Island Ducks Wednesday starting at 7:05 p.m.  A table staffed by Curbing Hunger Inc. volunteers will be ...

Public Comments Sought for Somerset County Land Use, Infrastructure Report

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Planning Board will host the final public information meeting on the “Supporting Priority Investment in Somerset County Phase 3 Study” on Thursday, June 15, starting at 6 p.m. in the third-floor freeholders’ meeting room in the county administration building at 20 Grove St.

The study is a continuation of a multi-year ...

Business Partnership Introduces Somerset County/NJ Employer Toolkit

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership has launched the Somerset County/NJ Employer Toolkit to help boost tourism, workforce development, and economic development by to provide vital information to visitors, residents, employers, and employees.

The Somerset County Employer Toolkit is the result of a year of collaboration among private and public ...

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