Police & Fire

October 17, 2018

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It was a busy morning in the borough on Wednesday as tree trimming snarled up Main Street during the morning school drop off and a water main break on Walnut Street between Wilson Avenue and Fernhead Avenue shut off service to residents in that area and closed the road. According ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mother Nature cooperated with International Walk to School Day as many Spotswood School District students and parents left the cars at home today for a refreshing morning walk to school. International Walk to School Day is held on the Wednesday of the first full week of October ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents will want to keep road closures and road work in mind when traveling through Spotswood and East Brunswick on Thursday. The traffic pattern along Main Street between Vliet Street and Summerhill Road will be altered today as the Department of Public Words is ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents should plan alternate travel routes around the upcoming Manalapan Road paving project. The paving project is being completed by Middlesex County road crews and will take place from August 23 through August 29 on Manalapan Road between River Street in Spotswood and ...

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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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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - On Thursday, August 16, a new traffic pattern will take effect on Kane Avenue in the area between Madie Avenue and Adirondack Avenue. This section of Kane Avenue will now become a "One Way" according to a Nixle advisory released by the Spotswood Police Department. The new traffic ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ – Lots of youngsters grow up loving the site and sounds of police vehicles and sirens. For one Massachusetts man, the Spotswood Police Department went the extra mile to give him an experience of a lifetime. Earlier in the summer, the Medford Police Patrolman’s Association in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The 35th annual National Night Out was marked by police departments across the United States yesterday. National Night Out began in 1984 as a way to strengthen the bonds between the community and the police in their unified fight against crime as well as to improve the relationship ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department will join the more than 9,000 communities nationwide in celebrating National Night Out on August 7 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the American Legion parking lot. Tonight's festivities will include free food, a dunk tank, temporary tattoos, demonstrations ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Manalapan Road by the Immaculate Conception Church will be closed until further notice on July 31 while emergency repairs are conducted according to a Nixle advisory released by the Spotswood Police Department at around 2:43 p.m. on Tuesday. Verizon will be doing emergency ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - In an emergency situation seconds matter and the Milltown Emergency Services is experiencing longer response times as a result of obstructed views of many house numbers throughout the borough. The Milltown Emergency Services is seeking the public's help in rectifying the ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - August means upcoming milling and paving projects for parts of Helmetta and Spotswood. The work will be completed by the Middlesex Office of Public Works. Residents traveling through affected areas will want to consider alternate routes to avoid delays. The Spotswood ...

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HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Save the date for the Spotswood PBA Local 225's third annual Pig Roast on Saturday, September 8 at 2 p.m. at the Maple Street Pavilion in Helmetta. The rain date for this family-friendly event is Sunday, September 9. Tickets are $40 for adults. Children under 12 are ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Overnight repaving of six miles of Route 18 — from Texas Road in Marlboro to Rues Lane in East Brunswick — will begin tomorrow July 30, according to the N.J. Department of Transportation. Temporary lane changes will occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to make way for the resurfacing ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Downed power wires are again causing an issue in the borough on Sunday, July 29. Manalapan Road between John Street and Snowhill Street is closed this morning and residents should plan on an alternate route while repairs are being done. The Spotswood Police Department released a ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department is reporting via their Facebook page that Main Street east of Summerhill Road is closed to all through traffic due to an incident involving a tractor trailer. The tractor trailer pulled down power and cable lines, forcing the closure. The SPD is ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Road paving along Old Bridge Turnpike from Main Street (Bordentown Avenue) to Racetrack Road begins today and will continue for the next five to six days. Residents who regularly travel through the area will experience lane closures and detours as well as delays. The East ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Mark the calendars for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the borough's Municipal Complex. The Spotswood Police Department will be taking part in the 35th anniversary of National Night Out, which began in 1984 as a way to strengthen the bonds between ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Right in the midst of school drop offs and commutes to work a driver ran a red light at the intersection of Old Stage Road and Brunswick Avenue, striking the vehicle crossing through. According to a witness who viewed the accident from his vehicle, the light was red when the car ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - A Sunday morning fire disrupted the quiet calm of a sunny weekend morning today. Fire broke out at a Main Street home in the borough at around 10:30 a.m. on June 17, destroying the garage and pool house. The blaze also forced road closures in the area as firefighters worked to ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - A borough resident was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a bank robbery in the Pottersville section of Bedminster Township. Jeffrey E. Wolfman was taken into custody by officers from the Bedminster Police Department according to a press release issued by Somerset County ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Hydrant flushing is complete in the borough. However, a Nixle advisory released by the Milltown Police Department on Thursday afternoon is alerting residents to potential hydrant repairs. The anticipated repairs will be conducted over the next several days and may affect some area ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Hydrant flushing is finished in the borough according to a Nixle advisory released by the Milltown Police Department. Residents should contact the Milltown Utility Department if they are having issues with discolored water by telephoning 732-828-2100 ext. 136. Hydrant flushing began ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Crews are beginning work on a slow water main leak on West Foch Avenue in the borough today according to a Nixle advisory from the Milltown Police Department. The June 11 repairs will impact water service to residents in the area. Residents will experience a temporary loss of water ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Openings are currently available for substitute crossing guards in the borough. Interested applicants should contact Lieutenant Genovese by email at lgenovese@spotswoodboro.com or by telephone at 732-251-0700 ext. 856. The salary for a substitute crossing guard is $12.35 an hour.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Crews will investigate a suspected small leak on West Foch Avenue on Monday, June 11. The Milltown Police Department released a Nixle advisory on June 7 to let residents know the borough is aware of the problem and crews will be on the scene in the upcoming week to address it.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department is alerting residents of a rabies advisory issued on May 31 by the Middlesex County Office of Health Services via Nixle. Five rabid animals have been reported in Middlesex County in 2018 with the latest being identified in East Brunswick. Testing ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough will begin flushing hydrants on Saturday, June 1. The flushing will be conducted from 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. It will continue until the process is complete. Residents may notice discolored water. Any residents with questions or concerns can contact the Milltown Utility ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department is asking residents for their assistance in identifying a suspect from a weekend robbery attempt. The suspect in the accompanying photograph entered the Milltown Convenience Store on South Main Street at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 26. Wearing a mask, the ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The Spotswood Police Department is advising residents to use caution when traveling along Main Street in Helmetta near the Streamside Apartments. Flooding conditions have been reported in the area.

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