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September 11, 2021

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Today, Americans across the nation mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11. September 11, 2001, was a morning much like this morning; bright blue skies, sunshine with a little chill in the air. By 8:46 a.m., everything changed. September 11 is a day people vividly remember and will never ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to inform local residents about FEMA and other disaster assistance programs associated with Tropical Storm IDA. The DRC is located at the Middlesex County Fire Academy, 1010 Fire Academy Drive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Residents of the 16th District in central New Jersey impacted by Tropical Storm Ida are invited to reach out to for help from their elected representatives beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 5. State Sen. Kip Bateman and Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker and Roy Freiman will host ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The remnants of Tropical Storm Ida that blew through the area Wednesday night caused flooding issues in the borough and in surrounding Middlesex County towns. All Milltown Borough Offices including the Senior Center, the Milltown Public Library, and the Borough Pool are closed for ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Back in the day when Janine Balazs was the Director of the Spotswood Office on Aging and Senior Resource Center, seniors needed to be mobile. Meetings were sometimes held in the Spotswood Library, Spotswood High School, or the firehouse on Main Street. Then, borough seniors finally ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,505,407 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 2. This means that 5,309,373 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that all workers in certain state and private health care facilities, and high-risk congregate settings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to testing weekly (at minimum one to two times per week). This ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city has created portal on its website where residents and property owners can make their quarterly property tax payments using credit or debit cards or direct money transfers from existing bank accounts. It can be reached by visiting cityofnewbrunswick.org/taxes, or by ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy signed the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY 2022) Appropriations Act into law Tuesday and said this year’s budget represents "the culmination of a four-year journey to fix many longstanding problems in New Jersey.” The governor was joined by State Senate President Sweeney, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the completion of Flood Mitigation and Restoration Improvements to its Sayreville Pump Station. The nine-year, $92 million renovation revived the pump station to its full ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Murphy’s once-skyrocketing ratings have now returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Forty-seven percent of residents currently have a favorable impression of the Governor (down from ...

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CLINTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday his plan to close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, the state's only women's correctional facility, following an investigation into a violent attack on prisoners in January. Murphy's administration released an investigative report ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order. The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Governor Phil Murphy has lifted indoor mask mandates for vaccinated individuals ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Effective May 28, New Jersey will lift the requirement for maintaining six feet of social distancing in indoor and outdoor settings and will lift the prohibitions on dance ...

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NEW JERSEY - Reports have been circulating that Governor Phil Murphy will be announcing the lift of indoor mask mandates for vaccinated individuals ahead of Memorial Day weekend.  The governor is expected to follow the updated guidelines set in place by the CDC for those who have been fully ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The weather couldn't have been more inviting for the borough's Employee Appreciation Day on Monday. Under blue skies and warm temperatures Spotswood Borough employees from all departments including the Department of Public Works, Office on Aging, the Spotswood Public Library and the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey is now offering more incentives for unvaccinated people to get their shots, including free wine, free access to state beaches, and a chance to dine with the governor and first lady of the state. During his press briefing held at Island Beach State Park, Governor Phil ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday that upon the conclusion of this school year, schools will be required to provide full-day, in-person instruction, as they were prior to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. “When schools across New Jersey first closed their doors in March ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the deadline to file 2020 federal tax returns to Monday, May 17 to give individual filers, tax preparers and the IRS itself more time to sort through the many changes affecting one's 2020 taxes from the latest Covid-19 relief package. New ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey utility customers struggling to pay bills during the COVID-19 pandemic benefited from a temporary statewide law preventing essential utilities from being disconnected. But that moratorium on utility shutoffs ends June 30 when an executive order called by New Jersey Gov.

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order Monday lifting the outdoor mask mandate in public places. The indoor mask mandate remains in place. “The majority of New Jerseyans are still unvaccinated, and keeping this mandate in place in public settings protects you, your family, ...

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TRENTON, NJ—For the 15th consecutive time, Governor Phil Murphy has extended New Jersey’s public health emergency for another month, but acknowledges that it may be the last time the executive order is needed. As state coronavirus metrics continue to trend in the right direction, Murphy said his ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Pfizer vaccine opened to children 12 – 15 in New Jersey Wednesday night, state health officials said. The state Health Department in a statement said that following federal authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children in that age range, it is allowing the vaccine to be ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Governor Murphy on Monday announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Beginning Friday, walk-in vaccinations are open to all New Jerseyans age 16+ at all six vaccine mega-sites during select times, according to Governor Phil Murphy, who announced the news in a tweet on Thursday, April 29. Walk-up vaccinations are now available at the Middlesex County ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy at his COVID press briefing Wednesday announced that he would sign an Executive Order allowing for summer camps – both day camps and sleep away camps – to open for the upcoming season. The governor says that he is pleased with the way COVID numbers are trending ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revised its masking guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, April 27. The new public health recommendations outlined instances in which fully vaccinated individuals can forgo wearing a mask. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines ...

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