Government

November 3, 2018

HELMETTA, MILLTOWN, SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 4, which means it is time to turn the clocks back one hour for that extra hour of sleep this weekend. The process of changing clocks back in fall and ahead in spring began during World War I as a way to ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek and Helmetta Borough Council members will join Spotswood Mayor Ed Seely and the Spotswood Borough Council on Sunday, October 28 from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Spotswood VFW Post 4589 for the tenth annual Mayor-Council Community Pancake ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - At the Monday, August 13 borough council meeting, three new officers were sworn in, joining the Spotswood Police Department. The borough's newest officers are Patrolman Robert Bocchino, Patrolman Joseph Napoli and Patrolman River Ullrich. Each officer was warmly introduced by ...

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MILLTOWN, SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Property tax bills in New Jersey municipalities, including Milltown and Spotswood will be delayed. The mailing delay for the third and fourth quarter payments for 2018 and first and second quarter payments for 2019 is because of upcoming changes to the FY 2019 State Budget ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - 581 residents of East Brunswick and Spotswood turned out for the East Brunswick Zoning board meeting on Monday to have their questions answered regarding the proposed development at the intersection of Summerhill Road and Old Stage Road.  Seats filled quickly at the JoAnn ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The zoning board meeting for the proposed Summerhill Road development project is currently on tap for Monday, July 16 at 8 p.m. at the Hammarskjold Middle School. It was originally set for June 7 at the Memorial School. However, the turnout of residents from both East Brunswick ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Devoe Lake will be receiving a $2.5 million grant though the Department of Environmental Protection according to a press release issued by Senator Linda R. Greenstein and Assemblymen Wayne P. DeAngelo and Daniel R. Benson yesterday. The grant money will be used by to improve the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ-- The effort to move forward with the redevelopment of the property near Frost Woods suffered a delay on Thursday night June 7, as a planned meeting of the East Brunswick Zoning Board was forced to be cancelled and rescheduled to July 16.  The intended meeting was held at the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A zoning board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m. at the Memorial School in East Brunswick. One of the meeting's topics is the proposed development project at the intersection of Old Stage Road and Summerhill Road along the Spotswood/East Brunswick border. The ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Back in 1913, the borough was considered a summer vacation destination thanks to the opening of a health camp along the shores of Spotswood Lake. Today, Spotswood Lake is of course known as Devoe Lake and was actually purchased in 1930 from the U.S. Tobacco Co. for $500. Soon ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The main topic of the March 27 borough council meeting will be the police shared services agreement Helmetta is currently seeking with one of two neighboring towns. "The meeting on Tuesday is to do our first reading of the ordinance to abolish our police department," Helmetta ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - In the wake of the Valentine's Day shooting at Majory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida, school security has come to the forefront of the minds of many area parents, students and educators as school shootings continue to plague educational institutions across the nation. On ...

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