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July 6, 2020

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough residents can now resume planning for a summer staple; yard sales. Garage sales have been given the go ahead by the borough provided face coverings are worn and proper social distancing is maintained. Residents can download the garage sale application on the Spotswood ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - There may not have been a Patriotic House contest for Independence Day 2020, but that did not stop Garret Conger and his fiancé Elisa Salvemini from decorating their home in the red, white and blue style that has helped them win the borough's title for the past two summers. Conger's ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Borough residents wishing to hold a garage sale during the upcoming months may now apply for a permit. Permits are $5 and are available through the Borough Clerk's Office. Applications can be downloaded online. Completed applications and payment should be placed in the dropbox at the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough will host its first-ever Patriotic House Decorating Contest this Fourth of July. Prizes will be awarded for the top decorated homes on Independence Day. Residents interested in decking out their homes in red, white and blue have until Wednesday, July 1 to enter. For ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Borough Mayor Chris Slavicek has been recognizing Helmetta's Hometown Heroes during the past few weeks. On Saturday, he gave a shoutout to the residents of the borough that have joined together to support frontline workers. He recognized the many Helmetta residents have been sewing ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Maureen Berzok, Editor of TAPinto East Brunswick, appeared on TAPintoTV’s weekly Sunday television show on News 12+ to share ideas and tips about starting your own victory garden during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Berzok told host Stephanie Willoughby that she spoke with local ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During World War I and World War II, Americans at home were encouraged to grow "Victory Gardens," using their backyards or small plots of land to grow, preserve, and eat their own vegetables. People grew string beans, peppers, onions, and peas to fill their plates during food ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It wouldn't quite be spring without the Spotswood PTA's annual Flower Sale. Despite remote learning and the coronavirus shutdown, the Spotswood PTA is going forward with its yearly spring sale using social distancing practices to help keep residents safe. Potted flowers and ...

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