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January 3, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's annual winter tour of local birding hotspots will take place this Saturday, January 8. The event begins at 8:00 am and lasts until around 1:00 pm.  All are welcome.  Guests are encouraged to dress warmly and to wear sturdy walking shoes.  Participants will need ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - On Saturday, November 6, 2021, MCUA's Landfill staff was happy to conduct a Landfill tour for members of the East Brunswick Sustainability Task Force. The group was able to see firsthand the measures that the Landfill staff take to protect and preserve the 300 plus acres ...

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EDISON, NJ - Middlesex County residents who need to dispose of hazardous household waste items can do so at the Mill Road entrance to Middlesex College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison on Sunday, November 21 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Household Hazardous Waste Program is a service provided for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After being surrounded by a high fence and blanketed with no trespassing signs and off limits to residents for more than 40 years, very soon, the Fried Industries National Priority Site (aka Superfund) will become East Brunswick’s newest park. A new name is in the making, so we ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Township is considering pushing back the deadline to implement its Community Energy Aggregation program. A consultant hired by the township called their December deadline “not feasible” and recommended pushing back the deadline indefinitely. The Community ...

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Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all ten to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by. Welcome spring with Red Emperor, one of the earliest tulips to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. George Hamilton, chair of the Department of Entomology at Rutgers University, will present a virtual program on the spread and management of the invasive Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20 as part of the Option Green lecture series at the East ...

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RUTGERS GARDENS - From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021 (rain date: September 26), the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts will co-host a two-mile walk winding from Douglass Campus through Cook Farm to Rutgers ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. George Hamilton of Rutgers University will present a virtual program on the spread and management of the invasive Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20 as part of the Option Green lecture series at the East Brunswick Public Library. The program ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After increased sightings in Livingston and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and ...

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NEW JERSEY — After increased sightings in Livingston and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and destroy it ...

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EDISON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy on Aug. 10 signed legislation renaming the Dismal Swamp and its regulatory body in honor of the late Peter J. Barnes III. The signing was conducted at the Songbird Trail entrance to the Dismal Swamp in Barnes' native Edison with the late Senator and Superior Court ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK – N.J. State Assemblyman Sterley S. Stanley will present a joint legislative resolution honoring National Moth Week, an international citizen science project founded in East Brunswick, at a township-wide moth night at Community Park on Friday, July 23. The presentation will take ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks has put residents on notice that the Spotted Lantern Fly has arrived in our community. The spotted lanternfly causes serious damage including oozing sap, wilting, leaf curling and dieback in trees, vines, crops and many ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Public Library and the South Brunswick Recreation Department are partnering to present Trails & Tails - a summer reading event for all ages on Saturday, July 10 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (The name of the partnered event is "Trails & Tails," not ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - National Moth Week (NMW), which was started in East Brunswick in 2012, is marking its 10th year July 17 through 25 with a call to young people around the world to learn about and observe moths in their local habitats. Each year since 2012, National Moth Week has shone a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A black bear has been spotted in the area of Rutgers Gardens and Ryders Lane this morning, says an alert issued by the New Brunswick Police Department.  Rutgers Police and New Brunswick Animal Control were on the scene this morning.  The bear was seen by workers in the woods ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.  along with fellow 18th L.D. Assemblymembers Robert Karabinchak and Sterley Stanley, recently sponsored legislation that, if approved, would allow for the renaming of Middlesex County's wildlife conservation area.  The three Democratic ...

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NEW JERSEY - Well, Jersey Girls and Guys, we mostly endured a hurricane, a pandemic, some flooding, lantern fly infestation, and a temporary shortage of toilet tissue, but nobody (outside the science community) could have predicted this -- a cicada invasion.  Get ready for the shed shells, the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - East Brunswick's Dallenbach Lake will be the site of a full day of free fishing, with prizes for youth participants courtesy of the State of New Jersey. The Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program's Youth Fishing Challenge is a free statewide event to promote fishing among ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last week, a rabid bat was discovered in South Brunswick Township near Ridge Road and Green Ridge Lane, according to a report from the health department. This is the third rabid animal reported in Middlesex County for 2021 and the first one in South Brunswick.             ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last week, a rabid bat was discovered in South Brunswick Township near Ridge Road and Green Ridge Lane, according to a report from the health department. This is the third rabid animal reported in Middlesex County for 2021 and the first one in South Brunswick.             ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Elm Avenue wends its way through the quiet solitude of the New Cemetery on South Bridge Street, with 19th and 20th-century gravestones and massive concrete monoliths off to each side of the packed dirt pathway. It is just one of many pathways that lead visitors to the final ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Plant donations are needed! After 20 years, our beloved community Butterfly Park built and maintained by volunteers is being renovated by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission and the East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks. The beds are all ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Central Jersey Electric Auto Association is hosting an electric vehicle event on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the American Legion on John F. Kennedy Drive in conjunction with Plug in America and the Electric Auto Association. The upcoming ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —With local gardeners getting ready to start their spring plantings, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) is opening its EB Grow seed library to the public after being shuttered in 2020 due to the pandemic. EB Grow began in 2018 as a joint project ...

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SAYREVILLE – Down a dirt road and behind a locked chain-linked fence on Bordentown Avenue, Sayreville has quietly made history. The borough’s water treatment plant, which draws water from the Duhernal Wellfield, has three on-site reservoirs comprising the largest floating solar array in the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The weather has been conspiring against the migration of salamanders to vernal pools off of Beekman Road here in East Brunswick, but it can't be too long now (hopefully), say the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission. The cold, dry conditions are not what ...

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CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS 7 AND 12:  Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) released a statement criticizing the Department of Justice for defending the construction of the PennEast Pipeline. The controversial project has sparked outrage among New Jersey Democrats and has inspired legislative ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers scientists for the first time have pinpointed the sizes of microplastics from a highly urbanized estuarine and coastal system with numerous sources of fresh water, including the Hudson River and Raritan River. Their study of tiny pieces of plastic in the ...

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