Somerset County Triple-A Ratings Reaffirmed

July 17, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s have reaffirmed Somerset County’s Triple-A ratings.

“Somerset County continues its sound financial planning practices, as evidenced by the Triple-A ratings,” said Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione. “Higher ratings mean lower interest rates and substantial savings for our ...

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Study: Visitors Pump $1.2 Billion in to Somerset County Economy

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) and Somerset County Tourism released the latest Tourism Update in a presentation to the Board of Chosen Freeholders at a recent meeting, with figures showing that visitors spent $1.2 billion in 2017.

Continuing the growth trend of tourism visits to Somerset County, the 2017 figures showed that visitor spending supportedg ...

Legislation Intended to Stimulate and Innovate Heads to Governor's Desk



TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips (R-Bergen) establishing a state commission on science, innovation and technology heads to the governor’s desk following Senate approval Monday.

DePhillips said the bill will help make New Jersey one of the most innovative states in the country in science and technology.

“I am ...

Freiman Bill Aims to Attract More Business to New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation co-sponsored by Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-16th) to modernize business filing statutes to include entity conversion and domestication has been approved 75-0 by the full state Assembly.

Conversion involves converting from one type of business entity to another.   Domestication is the process of an out-of-state business entity converting to a domestic ...

Somerset County Biz Fest 2018 Draws Record Crowd

SOMERSET, NJ - More than 500 people attended Biz Fest 2018, Somerset County's ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking event, on Thursday at the Imperia.

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) organized the event.  SCBP Vice President of Business Services Chris Edwards said that this year's Biz Fest was a huge success. 

"This has been ...

BizFest 2018: Somerset County’s Hyper-Local Trade Show

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership will present “Biz Fest,” the Somerset County ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking opportunity for Somerset County businesses and residents on Thursday, June 14 from 3-6 p.m. at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Ave,


“BizFest is the largest business trade show in Somerset County and ...

Wise to Retire from HMC, Hunterdon Healthcare System

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Long-time Hunterdon Healthcare System President and CEO Robert P. Wise will retire, according to a press release issued by the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center.

The press release states that the news is shared “with a heavy heart.”

Wise wrote to his Board of Trustees, medical staff, employees and volunteers in an open letter, “It has ...

Sen.. Doherty Meets with Somerset County Business Leaders

SOMERVILLE,  NJ – The Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee (ELC) will host District 23 Senator Michael J. Doherty at a luncheon scheduled for Friday, May 25 at Verve Bistro, Bar, & Lounge, 18 East Main St. from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Doherty will be discussing his priorities for the Somerset County business community in 2018.

“Sen. Doherty’s life experience ...

Somerville Approves 40-Acre Transit Village with Route 206 Gateway

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset Station, an expansive Transit Village featuring apartments, townhouses, retail stores and a community center alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line - with an interior roadway providing access to Route 206 - was given site plan and subdivision approvals by the Planning Board following a 3 ½-hour meeting Wednesday night.

The final application is based ...

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