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No Progress in 'Path To Progress' Meeting; Sweeney Leaves Stage

May 18, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK –  It was scheduled to last an hour and a half. It lasted just over 20 minutes.

Senate President Steve Sweeney rushed off stage Thursday night in the middle of a raucous town hall meeting, unwilling to sit and be shouted down when he tried to hype his "Path to Progress" legislation in front of a pro-union audience at Douglass College's Trayes ...

Recapping highlights from National Small Business Week 2019

The IRS continues to highlight many resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations. Here’s a recap of key topics covered in IRS Tax Tips during this year’s Small Business Week.

How small businesses can connect with the IRS over social media. The IRS just launched its newest Twitter account created to offer ...

Middletown residents have back-and-forth with Township Committee during workshop meeting

MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  Middletown residents asked a variety of questions to the Middletown Township committee about topics related to the municipal budget and recent resolutions during the committee’s May 9thworkshop meeting. 

The meeting began with the committee voting to pass a resolution authorizing an upcoming auction of some township properties, among other ...

Message From Middletown Mayor Tony Perry

A Message From Our Mayor Tony Perry: 

This June, the Township is expected to break ground on our Municipal Complex. The existing Town Hall was built almost 60 years ago and understandably the Township has grown significantly since that time and the current building does not meet today’s needs or standards. For example, 60 years ago Middletown didn’t have any female ...

Detours Ahead: NJ DOT Announces Road Work on Route 35

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Area drivers need to be mindful of potentially significant detours starting next month. According to NJ DOT, on or about May 6 the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will begin preliminary construction work on Route 35 near Middletown and Holmdel.

The project consists of repairs and replacement concrete vertical curb, installation of public curb ramps, ...

Middletown Community Speaks Out Against Proposed Pipeline

MIDDLETOWN, NJ -Middletown community members expressed their views about a proposed pipeline construction project through Raritan Bay, as well as about a resolution about sanctuary cities, at the Middletown Township Committee’s April 15th meeting.

The meeting began with two proclamations, one for Municipal Clerks week that runs from May 5 to 11, and the other for Police Week that runs ...

No Clowning Around: Village 35, Circus Redevelopment Project in Process at Middletown Planning Board Meeting

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown residents living near the proposed Village 35/Circus Liquors Redevelopment project site had the chance to hear from, and ask questions to, a representative from Wegman’s. An expert from the Massa Multimedia Architecture (MMA) architectural firm that’s designing the project was on hand as well. The meeting helped attendees  learn more ...


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Middletown Earns 1 Million Safe Routes to Schools Grant

May 19, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Middletown Township today announced that the North Jersey Transit Planning Authority (NJTPA) awarded the town $1 million through its 2018 NJ Safe Routes to School Grant to create a safer walking environment for River Plaza Elementary School students and encourage walking and biking to and from school on a daily basis.


Middletown Township, in partnership ...