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NB Public Schools task force takes on chronic absenteeism

April 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK – Being absent for just two days each month means a student will miss 10 percent of the entire school year – enough to negatively impact that student’s academic performance.

It’s sobering information, and a clear demonstration that chronically absent students are at a tremendous educational disadvantage, one from which many of them will never recover.

School board incumbents win re-election amid low voter turnout

NEW BRUNSWICK – Three incumbent school board members Tuesday won their bids for new three-year terms on the school district’s governing body.

Board members Edward Spencer, Diana Solis and Ronald Hus easily finished on top in a field of seven candidates.

They were the victors with less than 4 percent of registered voters going to the polls. New Brunswick has 20,261 ...

Eleven Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (April 18)

NEW BRUNSWICK – After a tease of summer weather it’s back to being cool but not enough that you wouldn’t want to get outside. This week has concerts, block parties, free hot dogs, and plenty more to do in Hub City.

Wednesday, April 18

If you’re craving hot dogs then it’s your lucky day. RUPA’s annual Hot Dog Day is back with all the free hot dogs (plus ...

New Online Services Locator Puts Resources at Your Fingertips

NEW BRUNSWICK – Need a little help locating food, substance abuse resources, job training, veterans services, housing or caregiving? Middlesex County is making it much easier to locate these and other services with the introduction of its new online Services Locator.

This state-of-the-art database of services and programs is available on the County website ...

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