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City Makes $317K First Payment for Piece of PAC

March 18, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 23-story performing arts center is now under construction n the city's downtown for more than $172 million and New Brunswick will own a chunk of it.

Earlier this month city leaders approved the first allocation of $316,701 towards its payment for the center that will be home to two playhouses, a ballet company and outlet for the Rutgers University ...

Rutgers VP, Councilwoman, Businessman Join New Brunswick Tomorrow Board

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University vice president and a city businessman and volunteer have been appointed to the board of New Brunswick Tomorrow (NBT), the agency that works behind the scenes on city improvement projects. City Councilwoman Rebecca Escobar was also appointed to a seat on the board.

Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, currently the associate vice president for economic development ...

New Brunswick Approves New 55-Unit Apartment Building

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Zoning board members this week approved construction of a 55-unit apartment building on Hamilton Street with just 52 parking spaces - less than half the number required under a city ordinance - after an attorney for the developer contended the project was a good fit for efforts to make a "walkable" City.

Board members unanimously passed a resolution supporting ...

Building A Fence So Nobody 'Breaks Their Neck'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Easton Avenue serves as a much-traveled thoroughfare in the city, providing connections between the busy downtown to roads near and behind the Rutgers University campus, and stretching west to other streets that are lined with off-campus apartment houses.

Students in those off-campus residences find shortcuts to traverse through the neighborhood, with many using the parking ...

New Brunswick to Rename Street to Paul Robeson Boulevard

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a year of commemoration for Rutgers University alumnus and activist Paul Robeson, New Brunswick will add to that list with the renaming of Commercial Avenue to Paul Robeson Boulevard.

The nearly mile-long thoroughfare stretches from Route 18 south to Elmwood Cemetery. On the northern end, it crosses George Street, the intersection where the Rutgers University Police ...


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