Community Announcements

February 20, 2019

HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Inclement weather has forced the following closings and cancellations in Spotswood and Helmetta for Wednesday, February 20: Helmetta's Borough Council meeting is canceled. Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek's Mayor's Hours are canceled. Spotswood's Borough Office ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Fourth of July Committee is on the hunt for the 2019 Grand Marshal. The deadline for nominations is March 1. Nominations can be emailed to Milltown4th@gmail.com or mailed to the Milltown Fourth of July Committee, PO Box 545, Milltown, NJ, 08850. Nominations can be handed ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department is again looking for a game monitor for the department's Saturday indoor soccer program. This is a paid position. The indoor soccer program runs from January through March from 10:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Applicants must be 21 years of age or ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough has extended its Code Blue through Monday, February 4 as the artic blast freezing the Midwest moves into the Garden State. A Code Blue took effect last Friday and was scheduled to run through yesterday orginally. A Code Blue is a multi-agency response whose goal is to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With frigid temperatures moving east from the Midwest, the Spotswood Office of Emergency Management has issued a Code Blue for the borough. The Code Blue took effect on Friday and will run through Monday, January 28. A Code Blue is a multi-agency response whose goal is to reduce the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough students are stepping up to help stock the shelves of Alice's CUP with much-needed toiletries. Alice's CUP assists any Middlesex County resident in need and relies soley on donations and volunteers. The Spotswood students are holding a Toiletry Drive from January 28 ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With frigid temperatures in the forecast, the Spotswood Office of Emergency Management has issued a Code Blue for the borough. The Code Blue takes effect today and will run through Tuesday, January 22. A Code Blue is a multi-agency response whose goal is to reduce the number of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Project Graduation is hosting a Super Bowl Pool and is inviting residents to get in on the action by picking a grid in its upcoming super fundraiser. Numbers will be picked at random once all the grids are filled. Fifty percent of the proceeds go to the winner and 50 percent goes to ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Christmas tree collection will begin this week in Spotswood and Helmetta. Trees should be placed at the curb. The Department of Public Works requests the trees not be placed in plastic bags. Residents should also remember to remove all tinsel, garland, ornaments, lights, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Youth Baseball and Softball League will hold its first in-person registration for the upcoming 2019 spring season on Saturday, December 15 from 9:30 a.m. until noon at the borough's Municipal Court Room. Participants who register in person on December 15 will receive a ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Borough residents are being advised by the Milltown Police Department to plan an alternate travel route around Washington Avenue for Monday, December 3 through Friday, December 7 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Traffic along Washington Avenue will be delayed and possibly detoured to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough's annual tree lighting scheduled for December 1 has been canceled due to the impending rain which is forecast to fall later today. According to the Spotswood Borough website, the event will not be rescheduled. The Spotswood Recreation Department posted the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library are once again holding a sock and mitten drive to help make winter a bit warmer for Middlesex County residents. The Friends are leading their second annual Sock and Mitten Drive to benefit the more than 400 families who utilize the Alice's ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - American Legion Post 253 is offering an array of holiday fun this season beginning with a family-friendly Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, December 2. Seating times are 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and are $5 for children under 12 and $10 for teens and adults. Breakfast includes eggs, ...

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MILLTOWN/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Both the Milltown and Spotswood Public Libraries will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. The Spotswood Public Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 and will not re-open until Monday, November 26, closing ...

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HELMETTA/MILLTOWN/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - This week's Thanksgiving holiday also bring changes to the regular sanitation and recycling schedules in Helmetta, Spotswood and Milltown. In Spotswood, there will not by any garbage collection on Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Residents scheduled for a regular ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Santa will be forgoing his sleigh for his annual fire truck tour around the borough on Saturday, December 15. The big guy in red will be driven around Spotswood on a fire truck courtesy of the Spotswood Volunteer Fire Department. Residents young and young at heart should listen for ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - As Thanksgiving and the holiday season rapidly approaches, the calendar fills up quick. Helmetta has a whole host of family-friendly holiday fun coming up. So, save the dates. Annual Tree Lighting with carols, cocoa and cookies - December 7 at 7 p.m. at Boro Hall Breakfast ...

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HELMETTA, MILLTOWN, SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With only 49 shopping days until December 25, it's time to mark the calendar for area tree lightings. The Spotswood Recreation Department will host the borough's annual tree lighting on Saturday, December 1 at the Municipal Complex parking lot. The ...

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MILLTOWN/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Both Milltown and Spotswood will have curfews tonight as the boroughs celebrate Halloween. Milltown and Spotswood's curfews are 9 p.m. The Spotswood Police Department will have extra patrols according to the Spotswood Borough website to enforce this evening's curfew as ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Leaf bags will be available for pick up on Saturday, October 13 at the borough garage from 8 a.m. until noon. The borough garage is located on 39 Washington Avenue.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The calendar says fall even if the temperature doesn't agree. Bagged leaf collections will begin in the borough on Monday, October 29 and continue through Friday, December 21. Leaves must be placed between the curb and the sidewalk in biodegradable paper bags. The Department of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A lost black and white dog was found at Devoe Lake in the borough on Friday, September 28. The dog has been taken to Husky House, which is an animal shelter located on 391 Route 34 in Matawan. The dog's owner or anyone who knows who the dog belongs to should contact Husky House at ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Save the date for this year's Helmetta Day on Saturday, September 22 at 4 p.m. This family-friendly event will feature food, fun, live music and more. Fireworks will light up the sky at dusk and there will be a dedication ceremony for the Ronald C. Wilson Pavilion.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library will be closed for construction on Monday, June 18 through Friday, June 22. The facility will reopen on Monday, June 25 for normal library hours. The library's regular hours are as follows: Mondays - 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesdays - 10 a.m.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28 at 2 p.m. The procession will begin at 2 p.m. at Schweitzer Mauduet on 85 East Main Street and will continue along Main Street to Devoe Avenue. It will conclude at the American Legion Post 253 on Devoe Avenue.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Memorial Day weekend typically means Devoe Lake's Fishing Derby. However, this year's annual Spotswood Recreation Department sponsored fishing day has been rescheduled to fall due to the current dredging operation on the lake. So, mark the calendars for Saturday, October ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough will hold its annual town-wide garage sale on Saturday, June 2 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Sunday, June 3 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. To take part in the two-day sale, residents must purchase a permit in order to be included on the garage sale map. Permits can be ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough will be holding its third New Jersey Clean Communities Event on Saturday, May 5 from 8:30 a.m. until noon and is calling all civic-minded volunteers, looking to earn community service hours, extra credit or simply to lend a hand to spruce up Milltown's parks for spring ...

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