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City looking to redevelop underutilized park

November 16, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city is looking to renovate and beautify Feaster Park on Commercial Avenue, an area which officials say has been historically underused.

Feaster Park has a “passive design,” according to Glenn Paterson, the city's planning director. That is, the park emphasizes open space rather than recreational equipment or programming.

Sitting along Commercial ...

Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ‘lock ...

New Brunswick government to experiment with municipal electric car

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city parking authority will be experimenting with an electric car, ​in an effort to go green.

The move was announced by Mitch Karon, executive director of the New Brunswick Parking Authority, at the October 25 board of commissioners meeting.

Officials expect the car, a 2017 Nissan Leaf, to be delivered to the parking authority by mid-November, according to ...

Rutgers biologist developing revolutionary method to combat global Nutella shortage

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For most of us, Nutella is one finer points in life, and the fact that there’s a growing shortage of the global Nutella supply might came as disturbing news to some.

The growing popularity of the creamy hazelnut and cocoa spread in recent years has driven up demand for the hazelnut, far more than the world can supply.

But help is on the way, thanks to some ...

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