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Community Announcements

August 9, 2022

MILLTOWN, NJ - The winners of the fifth annual Milltown Public Library's Photography Contest will be announced at a special award reception ceremony at the Milltown Public Library on Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m. The theme of the 2022 photography contest is hidden treasures in Milltown. The ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Michael Road Park will be closed to residents for renovations until further notice. The park will be closed for the next several weeks according to a Nixle advisory from the Spotswood Police Department. The SPD is also advising residents to use caution around the area of Michael ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Two domestic ducks are creating a bit of a stir in the borough and residents would like to help these duckies get reunited with their owners. A Black Swedish duck was found on Thursday, August 4 in the evening at Ottilios Restaurant on Devoe Avenue in Spotswood. A white Welsh ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Public Library is gauging interest in a writer's group to begin in September. The writer's group would be open to all levels of writers from novice to advanced. Topics would include sharing writer's tips, discussing techniques, and providing support for writers as they ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood School District students return to classes on Tuesday, September 6. Appleby Elementary School will be holding a parent orientation for incoming second grade parents on Thursday, September 1 at 6 p.m. The upcoming second grade parent orientation will be held in the Appleby ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA announced on its social media pages that the non-profit organization is looking for a resident interested in becoming its new Spotswood Board of Education liaison. Interested parties should email the Spotswood PTA at spotswoodnjpta@gmail.com

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HELMETTA, NJ - Mark the calendar for the borough's annual Helmetta Day celebration on Saturday, September 24 at the Maple Street Pavilion at 4 p.m. The family-friendly event will include food, games, a bear and sangria garden along with live music and more. A fireworks display at dusk will cap off ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Rubber ducks will be taking over Devoe Lake on Saturday, August 6 for a quack-tacular duckie race sponsored by American Legion Post 253. Ducks are $10 per rubber duck. The first five ducks to cross the finish line receive a $400 gift card. All the proceeds from the duck race go to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Movie goers just need to bring chairs to the Tuesday, August 2 free family movie night at 8 p.m. in the borough's Municipal Building's parking lot. On the big screen will be the animated movie The Bad Guys. Movie night is hosted by the borough in conjunction with the Spotswood ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Runners and walkers get ready for the Spotswood 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, September 10. The one-mile Fun Run kicks off at 8:15 a.m. Walkers get moving on the 5K course through the borough at 8:45 a.m. followed by the runners at 9 a.m. Last year's Spotswood 5K was won by Old ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Recycling in the borough has been postponed from Thursday, July 28 until Friday, July 29. According to a Nixle from the Milltown Department of Public Works, the postponement is due to staff shortages.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It's been a long time in the making thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Spotswood High School Athletic Department will be inducting its third Hall of Fame class on Saturday, October 8 at the Helmetta Community Center. The tradition began in 2004 when Spotswood School ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Snow-kidding, the last week of the SHOP at St. Peter's Christmas in July sale has arrived. This week shoppers can fill a shopping bag for just $2. The SHOP at St. Peter's is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Evening shopping hours are available on ...

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JAMESBURG, NJ - With feel-like temperatures in the 100s on Sunday, don't cook dinner. Head over to Fiddleheads Restaurant in Jamesburg to support the Friends of the Spotswood Public Library's dine-to-donate. Diners can eat in or take out on Sunday, July 24 for the final day of the dine-to-donate ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Borough of Spotswood Water Utility has issued a voluntary water conservation request until further notice. The request was made via a Nixle advisory released by the Spotswood Police Department on Thursday. The request is asking residents to voluntarily limit all non-essential ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ -  The heat way continues in the Garden State with a heat advisory in effect throughout the region until 8 p.m. on Sunday evening. Maximum heat index values are anticipated to reach from 100 to 105 degrees. Overnight temperatures are not expected to bring much relief to residents with ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Hallmark Channel isn't the only one who can spread some holiday cheer in the middle of summer. Borough residents are invited to come out and enjoy a little Christmas in July celebration on Monday, July 25 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Maple Street Pavilion and get to know ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough in conjunction with the Spotswood Police Department, the Spotswood PBA Local #225 and the Spotswood NJ Municipal Alliance is hosting a free, family outdoor moving night on Tuesday, August 2 at 8 p.m. in the Municipal Building's parking lot. On the big screen will be the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Devoe Avenue in the borough remains closed on Wednesday following a water main break on Tuesday. The roadway is expected to reopen late in the afternoon on Wednesday according to a Nixle released by the Spotswood Police Department this morning. Residents should plan alternate routes ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Looking for something for the kids to do? Magician Ed will be taking over the Milltown Public Library on Saturday, July 16 for a special show at noon for kids ages three to seven. The magic show is free and is sponsored by the Friends of the Milltown Public Library. Registration is ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Back by popular demand is another session of Read with a Pooch at the Milltown Public Library on Saturday, July 23. Kids can sign up to have a 15-minute time slot to read their favorite book to a sweet, cuddly therapy dog from noon until 1 p.m. Time slots are limited and fill up ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Tonight's Spark in the Park, hosted by Spotswood Mayor Jackie Palmer and Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek is on, but there will not be fireworks at the end of the fesitivites. Serpico Pyrotechnics, LLC, the fireworks' contractor, has canceled this evening's fireworks based ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Hallmark Channel isn't the only one pulling on the red and green with a few sleigh bells this July. Last week the Spotswood High School cheer team along with their coach Jackie Cassidy played elves to help deck the halls at the SHOP at St. Peter's. The popular thrift shop is ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - As June draws to a close, Helmetta residents will wake up to a new police department patrolling the borough on Friday. At midnight on July 1, the Jamesburg Police Department begins providing police patrols and emergency police response for Helmetta. Residents can reach the ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The second annual Mayor's March and Spark in the Park is on for Saturday, July 2. Spotswood and Helmetta residents planning to attend both events need to be aware of impending road closures. The Independence Day 2022 celebration starts with the Mayor's March lead by ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - According to a Nixle advisory from the Milltown Department of Public Works, there will be a power outage on North Main Street from Richter Avenue to Cottage Avenue starting at around noon on Thursday, June 30. Power will remain out in that area of North Main Street to allow for an ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Don't be left quacking on the Fourth of July. Ducks are now on sale for St. Paul's Church's annual Rubber Duck Race by the Main Street Bridge. The ducks will start their swim at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4 following the Milltown Fourth of July Parade. Ducks are five for $20 and are ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough tennis enthusiasts will have to find a new place to play this summer. Beginning on or around Monday, June 27, the tennis courts located on Summerhill Road behind the Veteran's Memorial will be closed for renovations. Tennis lovers don't have to hang up the racket this ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Looking for something to do with the kids this summer? Check out the Spotswood Public Library. Oceans of possibilities is this year's summer reading theme and the library has a full summer of free activities on the calendar beginning with the Summer Reading Kickoff on Monday, June ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School's Class of 2022 will graduate on Tuesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. at commencement ceremony in the Spotswood High School Gymnasium. Parents and guardians wishing to share graduation photos for a special TAPinto Milltown/Spotswood photo gallery can email photographs to ...

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