Somerset County News

July 18, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council Monday night will consider two ordinances that would permit retail sales of marijuana at a maximum of two locations limited to storefronts on state highways 22, 202 and 206. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at police headquarters, 24 So. Bridge St. The meeting ...

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  Editos's Note: The next update of COVID-19 statistics from the Somerset County Department of Health will be posted Monday; all other statistical data in this story is current, :SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 24,025 cases of the COVID-19 virus since ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Just like the pesky plant it intends to control, an ordinance designed to combat the uncontrolled growth of invasive bamboo plants has reemerged after it was tabled by lawmakers more than two years ago. The Borough Council will hold a public hearing on the revamped ordinance at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 24,025 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 19 overnight. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Friday ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 24,006 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 16 overnight. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,990 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 11 overnight. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 23,979 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 16 overnight. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Residents can help their neighbors in-need by purchasing an extra can of food during their routine trip to the grocery store, and donating it to “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) Fridays on July 16. Donations can be placed in the blue bins located in the breezeway of the Somerset ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 23,963 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 29 over the weekend. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health Monday ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Erie SeaWolves (35-25) defeated the Somerset Patriots (38-21) 1-0 in ten innings at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday afternoon. Both teams’ pitching staffs delivered with scoreless frames until the lone run scored on a Jon Rosoff single in the top of the tenth inning. The ...

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Editor's Note: The Somerset County Department of Health will not update town-by-town COVID-19 statistics until Monday, July 12. SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 23,934 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an ...

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  Editor's Note: The Somerset County Department of Health will not update town-by-town COVID-19 statistics until Monday, July 12. SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 23,934 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 23,934 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 15 overnight. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Tropical Storm Elsa is due to arrive in New Jersey tonight and though central New Jersey is not in the direct path of the storm, there is a likelihood the heavy rain and accompanying winds will make an impact tonight and on Friday. The storm is expected to have the greatest ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) has selected Peg Wright, President/CEO of The Center for Great Expectations, as the 70th Somerset County Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year award, given annually to Somerset County’s premier civic and business leader, is ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 23,919 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 4 overnight. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 23,915 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 3 overnight. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Diversity Festival Committee is seeking performance artists and community groups to showcase their artistry at the 2021 Somerset County Diversity Festival in October.  Performers will be expected to entertain for 30- to 45-minutes, and their performances ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Listed below are the upcoming COVID vaccination clinics operated by the Somerset County Department of Health through Saturday, July 10.  No appointments are necessary at the clinics listed below. The SCDoH continues to provide additional clinics for scheduled second doses that ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 23,912 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 23 over the July 4th holiday weekend. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The worldwide death ...

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It could feel as hot as 102 degrees in central New Jersey on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. A heat advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the highest temperatures and heat indices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the weather service said. The National ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office promoted three officers – and a police dog – with Superior Court Judge Thomas Miller administering the oath of office during ceremonies Friday.  “It’s my pleasure to swear in these three new supervisors and our police dog today, all have gone ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The Somerset County Department of Health will not update COVID-19 statistics until Tuesday, July 6. New Jersey, national, and global statistics will continue to be updated throughout the July 4 holiday weekend. SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health ...

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The Somerset County Department of Health will not update COVID-19 statistics until Tuesday, July 6. New Jersey, national, and global statistics will continue to be updated throughout the July 4 holiday weekend. SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Youth Group at Mary Mother of God Church spent portions of three days during their Summer Service Workcamp taking care of complete strangers thousands of miles from the basement of the church Parish Center, where members gathered to sort donations and prepare personal care ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 23,889 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 4 overnight in Somerset County since the first cases were reported in March 2020. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey American Water has lifted the mandatory water conservation order issued on June 29 to customers in the western and southern regions of its Raritan water system. Customers were asked to limit their water use to essential purposes only while New Jersey American ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Local officials say the 36-inch water main break on Southside Avenue has done more to disrupt traffic than it has impacted water quality or the supply of water to homes and businesses in the borough. Work crews on Thursday continued repairs at the site. The roadway is closed ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 23,885 cases of the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 16 overnight in Somerset County since the first cases were reported in March 2020. There has been a total of 737 deaths since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – According to the State of New Jersey Department of Health (NJDoH), 201,783 Somerset County residents have received their full course of COVID-19 vaccinations as of June 30. That equates to 71 percent of all residents 12 years and older, and more than 76 percent of all adult ...

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