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Hillsborough Rotary Fair & Business Expo Returns in August

June 18, 2021

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - After a year’s hiatus due to COVID restrictions, the annual Rotary Fair and Business Expo will once again transform the Hillsborough Promenade fairgrounds at 315 Route 206 into a classic carnival with a colorful midway, over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, fireworks, food vendors and an exposition of local businesses.

The five-day fair opens Aug. 17 and will ...

Somerville Students Respond to Mayor's Call for Patriotic Art

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Students from VanDerveer School and Immaculate Conception School were invited by Mayor Dennis Sullivan in April to help the borough celebrate Flag Day (June 14) and the 4th of July with original artwork portraying the American flag and other patriotic icons.

Their efforts are now on display in the front windows of stores and restaurants on Main Street and Division ...

Somerville Flag Day Festival: Collecting Donations for US Troops

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Today is recognized as Flag Day in the United States, but the borough will wait until Friday, June 18 for its official celebration on the green surrounding the Historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress:

"Resolved, That the flag of the ...

Hand Off: Somerville PD Passes Olympic Torch to Hillsborough PD

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Police throughout central New Jersey who slipped out of uniform in favor of running shorts, t-shirts and sneakers caught a break Friday, with a slight drizzle and temperatures in the 70s making their trek that much easier. 

More than one dozen Somerville police officers and law enforcement personnel from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office took off from their ...

Passing of the Torch: Somerville PD Hands Off to Hillsborough PD

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Police throughout central New Jersey who slipped out of uniform in favor of running shorts, t-shirts and sneakers caught a break Friday, with a slight drizzle and temperatures in the 70s making their trek that much easier. 

More than one dozen Somerville police officers and law enforcement personnel from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office took off from their ...

Somerville Police to Escort Special Olympics Torch Down Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A pack of Somerville police officers and civilian police dispatchers will take off from their staging point in front of the Van Derveer School Friday afternoon to escort the Special Olympics Torch of Hope through the downtown shopping and restaurant district.

Somerville Police will pick up where a group of Bridgewater police and Somerset County Sheriff’s ...

Somerville Elks Host 8th Annual Flag Day Celebration June 18th

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerville Elks Lodge #1068 are proud to bring back the annual Flag Day event, canceled last year by the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

The Flag Day Country Music Festival, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 18th, will be held on the grounds of the historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street.

Open to the public, the event is free.

Entertainment ...

Donor Gifts Hillsborough Police with 2 New Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township Police Department has created a new Motorcycle Unit, with two new Harley Davidson FLHTP Motorcycles on order, purchased with a $60,000 donation from Dr. Cesar DePaco.

DePaco, a Someset County resident, is a longtime supporter of law enforcement and has made numerous donations of K-9’s and equipment to police departments across this ...

Tickets Available for the St. Joseph HS Annual Falcon Golf Classic

METUCHEN, NJ - On June 14 St. Joseph High School alumni, staff, students and guest will gather for the Annual Falcon Golf Classic at the Metuchen Golf and Country Club. 

The cost for the golf outing is $350 per person ($1400 for a foursome) – which includes breakfast, lunch, on-course refreshments, and golf.  Sponsorship opportunities, some of which include one or more ...

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Somerset County Volunteers Will Provide Free BBQ-Style Dinners To Go on June 13

June 8, 2021

On Sunday, June 13, Somerset County volunteers will provide free barbecue-style dinners to go at the PeopleCare Center (120 Finderne Ave, Bridgewater) from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Families and individuals in need are invited to pick up prepackaged meals at no cost outside the building. Care packages with socks and dental hygiene kits will also be distributed.

The event is sponsored by ...

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Somerset County Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccinations This Week

June 21, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – COVID-19 vaccination clinics operated by the Somerset County Department of Health will be held at several locations through June 27.

No appointments are necessary.

Tuesday, June 22, Bound Brook Train Station, 3-7 p.m., Johnson&Johnson vaccine;

Wednesday, June 23, Somerset County Senior Wellness Center, 876 E. Main St. Bridgewater, 4-5:30 p.m.

Downtown Somerville Celebrates Pride Month with Mural, Pride Contest and Pride Night

June 14, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance unveiled its PRIDE Month Mural on Friday – a 75-foot tribute to trailblazers in the LGBTQ Movement.

The mural is the latest in a partnership between the DSA, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somersetand the Babs Siperstein Proud Center to host a series of events in downtown Somerville to celebrate PRIDE Month throughout ...