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Hillsborough Voters Reject All-Day Kindergarten Referendum

March 13, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Residents voted by an overwhelming margin to reject a referendum on Tuesday that would have raised $8.06 million in taxes to pay for all-day kindergarten and stabilize the school board's finances.

School officials had warned prior to yesterday's vote that if rejected, Hillsborough Schools would need to consider reducing teachers and staff and increasing class sizes.

Bernards Mayor Carol Bianchi Says She Won't Seek Re-Election to Twp. Committee

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township Mayor Carol Bianchi, a member of the Bernards Township Committee since August 2013, announced this week she will not seek election to a third term in this year's campaign.

"I am very grateful for the opportunity to serve the residents for 6-plus years, especially as [township] mayor in 2016 and this year [2019]," ...

Somerset Police Chiefs Endorse North Plainfield Chief Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Association of Chiefs of Police has endorsed North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff.

Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career that began in Bridgewater as a rookie cop in 1968.

He has served 6 terms as ...

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Akins Prepared for Somerset County Sheriff's Democratic Primary

March 20, 2019

Akins Prepared for Somerset County Sheriff’s Democratic Primary

Sergeant Art Akins’ decision to run for Somerset County Sheriff, as a Democrat, was an easy one. As a long-time proactive resident of Somerset County, he has dedicated his entire professional career to protecting his local community.  The role of Sheriff will allow him to continue to serve the public on ...