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Drive-Through Drug Disposal in Hillsborough Oct. 20

October 18, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County residents can dispose of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Road, according to .Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano,

The periodic medicine-collection program is sponsored by the Somerset County Sheriff's ...

Somerville Church Sponsors 44th annual CROP Hunger Walk Oct. 21

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, “The Church on Main Street” will sponsor the 44 th Annual CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Oct.  21st beginning 1:30 p.m. on Main Street in front of the church.

CROP Hunger Walks are interfaith events sponsored by Church World Services and take place in 1,500 communities across the United States and in more than 30 countries worldwide.

NJDOT Unveils Route 206 Widening Project in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A one-mile stretch of Route 206 between Valley Road and Brown Avenue has been targeted by the state Department of Transportation for a major overhaul that will widen the congested two-lane highway to four lanes, with construction scheduled to begin in 2022.

The improvements to Route 206 being proposed by the NJDOT are the final pieces of a comprehensive plan to widen and ...

Somerville Awarded $126,147 for Preservation Work at Borough Hall

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has been awarded $126,147 by the Somerset County Freeholders for ongoing preservation work at the historic Somerville Borough Hall.

The former Daniel Robert House, completed in 1888 in the Gothic-Revival style,was the home of New York businessman Daniel Robert.  It was based on a design by Andrew Jackson Davis, which was executed by Lambert & Bunnell ...

Stop the Car, Roll Up Your Sleeve for Drive-Through Flu Shots Oct. 13 & 20

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The Somerset County Department of Health is sponsoring a drive-through flu shot clinic at the South County Public Works Garage, 410 Roycefield Road, on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m.- noon.

Shots are free to any Somerset County resident 18 and older. Short sleeves are preferred..

Sat. Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Somerset Patriots Stadium, located ...

Somerset County Planing Board Honored by Peers

SOMERVILLE, NJ –The Somerset County Planning Board has received the 2018 Achievement in Planning Award from the New Jersey Planning Officials organization.

The NJPO honors agencies for creating projects that reflect logical, sound and model approaches to planning and are beneficial to the community by improving quality of life for its residents, accvording to Somerset County Freeholder ...

"Shades of Pink" Event Stresses Cancer Awareness

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ- Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh invites residents to come out for the “Shades of Pink” event held in conjunction with the 15th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness MonthnThursday, Oct.18, at 12:30 p.m., in the Franklin Township Community/Senior Center at 505 Demott Lane.

“The goal of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to stress ...

Hillsborough: Liz Griffertt Honored as Volunteer of the Year

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Liz Griffett, a member of the Municipal Alliance for 4 years, has been named Somerset County Volunteer of the Year for 2018 because of her dedication and service to the Hillsborough and Manville communities.

Griffett works tirelessly to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving and has been successful in committing many people to pledge to be designated ...

Somerset County School Employees Hold Protest Rally in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Frustrated by years of stalled negotiations and watching their take-home pay decline as their benefits contributions go up, as well as watching their colleagues lose their jobs to privatization, educators and educational support professionals from Somerset County’s public schools plan to converge in Somerville Thursday to raise awareness about these issues and demand change ...

Somerset County Hosts Free Document Shredding for Residents Oct. 6


SOMERVILLE, NJ - “Operation Secure Shred” – the free document-shredding program for Somerset County residents – continues Saturday, Oct. 6 in Skillman at the Montgomery Township High School, 1016 Route 601.

The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the county's Public Works Department invite residents ...


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