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September 17, 2021

RUTGERS GARDENS - From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 25, the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts will co-host a two-mile walk winding from Douglass Campus through Cook Farm to Rutgers Gardens.  The event, March ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Arts Coalition (EBAC) will launch its outdoor exhibit entitled Spread Your Wings! featuring fifteen fiberglass butterflies painted by East Brunswick residents. The giant butterflies will be permanently set on pedestals or affixed to trees throughout East ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Cohen met with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette to discuss returning the Fried Industries Site at 11 Fresh Ponds Road, East Brunswick to the public as a passive recreation site. This 17-acre site is planned as open area with ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After increased sightings in Livingston and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks has put residents on notice that the Spotted Lantern Fly has arrived in the township. The spotted lanternfly causes serious damage including oozing sap, wilting, leaf curling and dieback in trees, vines, crops and many ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - East Brunswick's Dallenbach Lake will be the site of a full day of free fishing, with prizes for youth participants courtesy of the State of New Jersey. The Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program's Youth Fishing Challenge is a free statewide event to promote fishing among ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last week, a rabid bat was discovered in South Brunswick Township near Ridge Road and Green Ridge Lane, according to a report from the health department. This is the third rabid animal reported in Middlesex County for 2021 and the first one in South Brunswick. On Friday, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough is holding a Community Spring Cleanup Day on Saturday, May 15. Volunteers can meet at the Spotswood Municipal Building at 8:30 a.m. to check in. Garbage bags will be provided by the Spotswood Department of Public Works. All volunteers will receive a list of public areas ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saturday, May 1 was the spring East Brunswick Birding day. This semi-annual event is sponsored by the EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of the EB Environmental Commission. The day dawned sunny and “very breezy”. Not quite yesterday’s gales, but so birders despaired ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was wild and blustery at East Brunswick's Great Oak Park yesterday as the township commemorated its 43rd consecutive year as a "Tree City USA."  It was also the 20th birthday of East Brunswick's Butterfly Park. All hands were on deck to celebrate all things green and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Plant donations are needed! After 20 years, the beloved community Butterfly Park built and maintained by volunteers is being renovated by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks. The beds are all ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Please join Birding East Brunswick for the group's annual Spring Big Day tour of East Brunswick’s Birding Hotspots (including Dallenbach's, Heavenly Farms, Edgeboro Landfill, Bicentennial, Jamesburg, and Ireland Brook Parks). Join  Steven Albert and Birding East ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's Revitalization Committee in conjunction with the Milltown Department of Public Works is hosting a Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is inviting residents to join in. Participants can meet at the gazebo in Gloria Bradford Park. Garbage bags ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Central Jersey Electric Auto Association is hosting an electric vehicle event on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the American Legion on John F. Kennedy Drive in conjunction with Plug in America and the Electric Auto Association. The upcoming ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —With local gardeners getting ready to start their spring plantings, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) is opening its EB Grow seed library to the public after being shuttered in 2020 due to the pandemic. EB Grow began in 2018 as a joint project ...

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SAYREVILLE – Down a dirt road and behind a locked chain-linked fence on Bordentown Avenue, Sayreville has quietly made history. The borough’s water treatment plant, which draws water from the Duhernal Wellfield, has three on-site reservoirs comprising the largest floating solar array in the ...

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CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS 7 AND 12:  Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) released a statement criticizing the Department of Justice for defending the construction of the PennEast Pipeline. The controversial project has sparked outrage among New Jersey Democrats and has inspired legislative ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The weather has been conspiring against the migration of salamanders to vernal pools off of Beekman Road here in East Brunswick, but it can't be too long now (hopefully), say the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission. The cold, dry conditions are not what ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers scientists for the first time have pinpointed the sizes of microplastics from a highly urbanized estuarine and coastal system with numerous sources of fresh water, including the Hudson River and Raritan River. Their study of tiny pieces of plastic in the ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature has delivered once again, with the second of three American Bald Eagle chicks cracking its egg March 2 at 6:04 a.m. The first egg hatched on Feb. 26 in the sturdy nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms. A third egg has yet to hatch. The eggs ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Months after signing expansive environmental justice legislative, Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday vowed New Jersey would put its money where its mouth is - investing over $130 million in clean transportation projects. Murphy, who spoke about more green initiatives during a press ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Semi-Annual Birding Tour of East Brunswick took place on January 9, 2021, and ran from 8 AM to 1 PM. Led by Steve Albert, a member of the East Brunswick Planning Board and a lifelong birdwatcher, the event takes place in the winter and spring each year - before and at the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ -  During the shutdown, lots of people used the extra time at home to have a clear out. Nothing clutters up work spaces, file cabinets and drawers more than those piles of school papers, utility statements, credit card statements and other papers containing personal information people ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ –This fall, discover how Middlesex County is a key part of the Garden State. A new online guide to our County's growers and agricultural product producers, “Grown in Middlesex County”, will help residents find that perfect farmers' market, Halloween pumpkin, fresh apples for, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools has been granted Bronze Certification by Sustainable Jersey for Schools. “Schools that earn this certification are considered by their peers, professional associations, experts, and civic ...

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New Jersey - As "must-attend" events for many families during the months of July through September statewide is county and 4-H fairs. Just like everything else in during the coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey's 4-H programs have had to invent ways to engage the thousands of youth who wait all year to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Farmers Market is back! The Farmers Market is sponsored by the Township of East Brunswick, the EB Sustainability Task Force, EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of EBEC. The market will be held at the Brunswick Square Mall twice a month, starting in ...

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