Community Announcements

July 30, 2021

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Hate to cook on Monday's? The Spotswood Youth Baseball and Softball League has the solution for August at least. The league is hosting dine-to-donates every Monday in August, starting on Monday, August 2 at the Spotswood's Panini Bistro. When ordering online, in-person, or over the ...

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NEW JERSEY - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for most of New Jersey for Thursday until approximately 9:00 p.m. Thunderstorms also are expected to move through the state with high winds and heavy rain.  The Tornado Watch includes Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth, ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - As the Milltown School District prepares for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year, Milltown SACC has announced it is hiring for its before and after school child care program. Interested applicants can fill out an application online and email it back to Kimberly McGrath at ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Whitsons Culinary Group is the food service provider for the Spotswood School District. Job openings have been announced as Whitsons prepares for the upcoming 2021-22 school year, which opens on September 1 for students. Interested applicants can visit Whitsons' website in order to ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Helmetta Happenings Recreation Committee is hosting a drive-in movie night on Tuesday, August 3. On the big screen will be Disney's hit "Soul" so bring the Kleenex. Adults might tear up a little with this family-friendly flick. The movie begins at 8 p.m. in the Holy Trinity ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The two boroughs are hosting a concert series to celebrate summer. Summerfest 2021 will begin in Helmetta on Friday, July 30 at the Helmetta Lake Pavilion from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Esteem will be the headlining band. The concert series continues in Spotswood on Friday, August ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood's 2021 Car Show is driving into Spotswood High School on Saturday, August 7 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The classic car show is sponsored by the Spotswood Recreation Department. Food will be provided by the Spotswood Drug Alliance.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Kids and adults can stay in the pool a little longer on Friday, July 16. Milltown's Borough Pool announced it is extending the hours until 9 p.m. due to the high heat advisory impacting the area. A heat advisory from the National Weather Service is in effect in Middlesex County ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Registration for Fall Ball is open for the Spotswood Youth Baseball and Softball League. Online Registration will be available through August 14. There will not be any in-person registrations scheduled. Games are set to begin the first full week of September. The season will have a ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough whose motto is "Small Town, Big Heart" is set to celebrate Helmetta Day in September. The annual fall family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, September 25 at the Helmetta Pavilion on Maple Street at 4 p.m. Save the date and stay tuned for more details about ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough will mark the sixth year anniversary of the tragic passing of Spotswood EMT Hinal Patel on Sunday, July 25 with a street sign dedication, memorial service, and open house at the Spotswood EMS Building. Patel died in the line of duty of July 25, 2015, while she was en ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library are hosting a sweet dine-to-donate on Tuesday, July 20 at Scoop to My Lou in East Brunswick from noon until 6 p.m. Proceeds from the upcoming dine-to-donate go to support the Friends of the Spotswood Public Library who regularly host ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library has expanded its hours. The library is still closed on Friday, but will now be open five days a week with the following hours. Mondays - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays - 10 a.m. to 6 ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's Senior Center is now open to the public after being closed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The senior center will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will be closed on Fridays. Activities and classes will be resuming though dates and times ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Fireworks can be ruff for dogs, but this Fourth of July missing dog story has a tail-wagging ending. Ollie slipped out of her harness at the East Brunswick Fairgrounds during the Fourth of July fireworks on Sunday and ran off. The playful and friendly pooch had her family ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Ollie has been missing since the Fourth of July and his family would very much like to have their  fur-baby back at home. He slipped out of his harness at the Middlesex County Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick on Sunday, July 4. Ollie is extremely playful and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - School's out for summer and now is the perfect time to make good on that resolutions to de-clutter starting with all the paper that's accumulated around the house. Hate all the piles of school papers, utility statements, credit card statements and other papers containing personal ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood Councilwoman Marylin Israel and the Spotswood Recreation Department are hosting the borough's first Multicultural Day on Saturday, July 17 from 3 p.m to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus. Israel is excited to share that the event has a lot of participants signed up to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Riva Avenue in East Brunswick will be milled and repaved starting this week, starting at the Milltown border on or around Tuesday, July 6. The contractor will be working from the Milltown border south to Church Lane.  Riva Avenue will be open to local traffic only when work ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The weather forecast for Milltown's annual Independence Day festivities on Saturday, July 3 is not looking sunny and there may be some raindrops. In case the Milltown Fourth of July faithful are wondering, the festivities will go on as planned. The Milltown Fourth of July Committee ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Due to the full menu of festivities on tap in Milltown on Saturday, July 3 for its annual Independence Day celebration, the Boro Pool will be closed.

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Manalapan Road westbound from Heffron Drive in Spotswood to Lake Avenue in Helmetta will be closed along with all intersecting roadways on Saturday, July 3 starting at 2 p.m. for Spotswood and Helmetta's first-ever Mayor's March in honor of Independence Day. According to a ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Borough offices will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. Garbage collections scheduled for Monday will be picked up on Tuesday, July 6 instead. Metal collection will begin as scheduled on Wednesday, July 7.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The time has arrived to cast a vote in Milltown's Most Patriotic House Contest. Garrett Conger has won the annual Fourth of July contest where residents get to show off their Independence Day spirit for the last three summers. Will he take home a fourth? Conger, whose home is right ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Kids and adults can stay in the pool a little longer on Tuesday, June 29 and Wednesday, June 30. Milltown's Borough Pool announced it is extending the hours until 9 p.m. to help residents cope with the excessive heat. Middlesex County is under an excessive heat warning through 8 p.m.

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Saturday, July 3 is jam-packed with Independence Day fun and this year Spotswood and Helmetta is hosting its first-ever Fourth of July parade and fireworks. The Mayor's March and Spark in the Park is a joint event hosted by Spotswood Mayor Jackie Palmer and Helmetta Mayor ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - With the Fourth of July weekend just days away, it's time to plan out all the Independence Day fun in Milltown. The borough's annual Fourth of July celebration is back with a bang this year with a full schedule of events starting with the Fishing Derby. Here's the line-up for this ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - After a summer of silence because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Milltown's Borough Pool is back with a splash. The community pool officially reopened on June 19 featuring new bathrooms, a first aid cooling station and an updated picnic area. Residents can head to the borough's ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School and Memorial Middle School trainer Jeff Turner is hosting a Fitness and Flexibility camp for four weeks beginning July 5. The camp includes balance and plyometric training along with anaerobic and aerobic fitness and is intended for incoming eighth, ninth, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After not holding any summer programs last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Spotswood Recreation Department is once again offering its popular summer tennis program. Participants will receive two, one-hour sessions each week from July 19 through August 12. Specific days ...

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