Somerset County News

April 7, 2021

  SOMERVILLE, NJ – In recognition of National County Government Month, Somerset County is hosting a live meet and greet Zoom information session titled “Where There’s a Will We Can Help: With Surrogate Tina Jalloh” to be held on Thursday, April 8 at noon.  Learn how to probate a will and more ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 21,867 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus overnight an increase of 117 cases with 706 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 820,686 positive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health (SCDoH) has opened a new pop-up drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Rutgers Plaza shopping center in Franklin Township. The clinic was made possible by an additional allocation of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) one-dose ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 21,750 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus in a 48-hour period including Easter Sunday, an increase of 143 cases with 704 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Planned traffic and safety improvements on Veterans Memorial Drive East, first proposed in 2016, will be reviewed during an online public meeting April 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Somerset County was awarded a $670,000 grant through the federal Safe Routes to School program to fund ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 21,607 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 132 cases overnight with 704 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 811,726 positive ...

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Editor's Note: This story has been revised and updated. SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough officials will join with local lawmakers throughout the state on April 9 for a webinar hosted by the New Jersey League of Municipalities to learn more about the law legalizing marijuana and how it may affect the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 21,475 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 136 cases overnight with 704 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 807,970 positive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 21,339 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 135 cases overnight with 704 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 804,037 positive ...

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BELLE MEAD, NJ – Somerset County is providing free COVID-19 testing for county residents at another mobile test site on Saturday, April 3, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Skillman Park in Parking Lot A, located at Rt. 601. Although the COVID-19 vaccination rollout has begun, it is ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Somerset County Electronic Waste Drop-off event will be held on Saturday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the South County Public Works Garage, located at 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844.  Social distancing is required: Residents must wear facial coverings.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 20,204 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 86 cases overnight with 703 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - At a time when so many Raritan Valley Community College students have experienced personal and financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the RVCC Board of Trustees has decided not to raise tuition for Somerset and Hunterdon County students for the Fall 2021 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 20,118 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 127 cases overnight with 703 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 796,700 positive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 20,991 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 50 cases with 703 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 792,616 positive cases of the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 20,941 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 350 cases in a 48-hour period Saturday and Sunday, with 703 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 20,591 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 118 cases overnight, with 701 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Friday reported a total of 781,777 positive ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Duke Farms is expanding its hours of operation effective April 1, and has announced the 2021 resumption of the popular Sunday Farmers' Market on May 2. On April 1st, Duke Farms will reopen Tuesday - Saturday from 8:30am-6pm. Reservations for visitors in cars are required for ...

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  HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Shred personal documents for free with Operation Secure Shred on Saturday, March 27, at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, South County Facility located at 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until the trucks are filled. The event ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Thursday reported 20,394 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 72 cases overnight, with 701 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Thursday reported a total of 777,521 positive ...

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    BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission has canceled the 2021 Fourth of July celebration and Fireworks show at North Branch Park and the Somerset County 4H also announced Thursday that for the second year in a row, the Somerset County 4-H Fair scheduled for Aug. 11-13 at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 20,394 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 72 cases overnight, with 701 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Wednesday reported a total of ...

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WARREN, NJ – Somerset County is providing free COVID-19 testing for county residents at another mobile test site on Saturday, March 27, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Warrenbrook Golf Course, 500 Warrenville Road. Although the COVID-19 vaccination rollout has begun, it is still recommended that people ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 20,322 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 91 cases overnight, with 701 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Tuesday reported a total of 770,980 positive ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Township residents seem divided on the issue of legalized recreational marijuana within the town’s borders, particularly in public places. The township council, however, is firm in its opposition. The council introduced four separate ordinances March 18 that would prohibit ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Monday reported 20,233 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 83 cases overnight, with 699 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Monday reported a total of 767,583 positive ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Business Partnership has a full lineup of virtual presentations this week and into next month designed to help businesses of all sizes. Doing business in a virtual world, cybersecurity, leadership and other topics hosted by experts are open for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will open the Green Knoll Tennis Center and Colonial Park Tennis courts for personal, league, and instructional use for the 2021 season from March 27 to October 22. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern Section recently named ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported 20,150 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 107 cases overnight, with 699 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 764,990 positive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Saturday reported 20,043 positive tests for the COVID-19 virus, an increase of 135 cases overnight, with 697 COVID-19 deaths reported since March 8, 2020. The New Jersey Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of ...

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