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Somerville Approves Free Downtown Parking During Holiday Season

November 21, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - As expected, the Borough Council last night continued its longstanding holiday tradition of waiving parking fees between Thanksgiving and New Year’s to help boost retail traffic in the downtown area.

The resolution, which passed unanimously, waives parking fees in Lots 1, 2, 4 and 6. A pre-existing holiday and weekend parking ordinance was amended to include Lot 4 ...

South Brunswick Social Worker Charged With Sexual Assault Of Highland Park Juvenile

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A township social worker is charged with sexually assaulting and smoking pot with a Highland Park juvenile under his care, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office announced Saturday.

Miguel Garrido, 23, of Monmouth Junction faces multiple sexual assault counts including first degree aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 16, police ...

East Brunswick Administrators Join Peers at Municipalities Convention

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - During the League of Municipalities Convention, many of the state’s top officials including members of the East Brunswick administrative team  gathered in Atlantic City this week to take and teach continuing education courses, visit displays, and network with their peers in local government.

Mayor Brad Cohen took attended a brunch held by Middlesex ...

16th District: Dems Zwicker And Freiman Take Assembly Seats, GOP’s Bateman Hangs On In State Senate Race

PRINCETON, NJ – Democrats won a major victory Tuesday night in one of the state’s most contested districts, taking its second assembly seat and giving popular GOP State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman a run for his money.

State Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, D-16, easily won re-election to his seat, taking running mate Roy Freiman with him to the statehouse in Trenton, ...

Cranbury Township Committee Race Too Close To Call, 33 Votes Separate Candidates

CRANBURY, NJ - With just 33 votes separating Township Committee candidates, Republican Nancy Witt and Democrat Matt Scott, and the absentee ballots not yet counted, the outcome of Tuesday's race for the seat currently held by Township Committeeman Susan Goetz remains to be seen.

Speaking prior to the election, on Candidates' Night, Goetz said that, with her professional retirement, she ...

South Brunswick: Incumbents Win Big, Mehta Takes Open BOE Seat

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – It was a huge night for incumbents in both the municipal and Board of Education races.

Democratic Mayor Christopher Killmurray and Democratic Township Councilman Ken Bierman easily won their seats against Republican challengers John O’Sullivan and Julie Ferrara by a 2-1 margin in the special municipal election.

Killmurray was appointed mayor earlier this ...

Live Statewide Election Results

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Here's a rundown of everything you need to know heading into the polls

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With ​just hours until New Jersey decides on its next governor, TAPinto New Brunswick wants​ to make sure you head into the polls with everything you need to know.

​Besides the race for governor, ​many seats at the county and state level are up for grabs, all of them being eyed by Democrats, Republicans and a few third party candidates.

We’ve ...

Local Democrats hold major fundraising lead over Republican, Independent opponents, public records show

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elections are just a few days away, and Democrats are holding a major fundraising advantage over their Republican opponents, according to campaign finance reports from the state Election Law Enforcement Commission website.

The recent wave of fundraising numbers and data came on October 27, 11 days before the November 7 election and as such, those reports are called the ...

City temporarily eases restrictions for feral cat caregivers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city will temporarily adopt a set of more humane means for how its officials will handle the local feral cat population, while it continues to review an alternative method which doesn’t involve euthanization.

Animal control officers have been instructed to not pick up stray cats, unless they’re visibly sick or injured, or pose a public health threat, said ...

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