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September 23, 2020

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Curbside brush pickup is scheduled for Monday, September 28 in the township. Brush should be placed at the curb, but not in the street by 6:30 a.m. on September 28. Bags, leaves, stumps, litter or garbage will not be collected at this time. Full cut trees won't be collected ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hydrant flushing will begin in the township on Monday, October 5. The South Brunswick Water Division will be conducting the flushing of the water mains between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The process will take about six weeks to complete according to information posted on the South ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Garbage and recycling collections scheduled for on Monday, September 7 will not be picked up because of the Labor Day holiday. Collections scheduled for Labor Day will be picked up on Tuesday, September 8 instead.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Tropical Storm Isaias left its mark on South Brunswick Township last week. Now, the township is offering residents a helping hand with the cleanup. An emergency brush collection is on tap for Monday, August 17. Residents can put fallen limbs, branches and storm debris on the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Linus, Snoopy and Sally don't have any farther than Milltown to look for the sincerest pumpkin patch in the Garden State. A growing pumpkin patch on the front lawn of Heath and Kathy Doherty's Crestwood Drive home is fast becoming the neighborhood hot spot. The Milltown couple has ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick’s historic homes, like in other surrounding communities, continue to dwindle in numbers. Remaining historic homes, however, one might find standing alongside heavily traveled roads. However, those that were built further from the road on their farms were either ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Humorist and author Jamie Novak will present Writing your New, Clutter-free Chapter on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. You can register to join this virtual presentation from the South Brunswick Public Library on the Library's Events Calendar at http://www.sbpl.info Registration ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Township Offices will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. However, residents will not experience a change in garbage or recycling collections because of the holiday. All regularly scheduled garbage or recycling pickups will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ — As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - In observance of Memorial Day, there will not be any trash or recycling collections on Monday, May 25. Any garbage or recycling collections scheduled for Memorial Day will be picked up on Tuesday, May 26.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Maureen Berzok, Editor of TAPinto East Brunswick, appeared on TAPintoTV’s weekly Sunday television show on News 12+ to share ideas and tips about starting your own victory garden during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Berzok told host Stephanie Willoughby that she spoke with local ...

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Growing on a deck or balcony is a great way to bring the garden to your backdoor. You can attract butterflies and hummingbirds into easy view and grow edibles within close reach when cooking. For some, it may be the only available space to garden. Make the most of every square foot by growing ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - During World War I and World War II, Americans at home were encouraged to grow "Victory Gardens," using their backyards or small plots of land to grow, preserve, and eat their own vegetables. People grew string beans, peppers, onions, and peas to fill their plates during food ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bulk pickup in the township will resume. The South Brunswick Solid Waste and Recycling Department made the announcement via a Nixle advisory on Thursday. Residents can now put out large items like furniture along with their trash collections on their regularly scheduled days.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Well, the parks are now mostly closed, at least on the state and county level.  All the more reason to focus on the birdlife in backyards and neighborhoods.  And, it’s spring, a most exciting time for birders.  The winter visitors have been eating up a storm, getting ready for ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collections set for Friday, April 10 will not be altered because of Good Friday. South Brunswick Township offices will be closed in observance of Good Friday, but collections won't be impacted. Bulk trash collection has been suspended ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick residents will have to wait to have their bulk trash items picked up. The township is canceling all bulk pickups until further notice due to coronavirus concerns according to a Nixle advisory sent out by the South Brunswick Police Department on Monday. Bulk ...

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As winter fades into spring, gardeners can’t wait to get busy in the garden.  Pruning, cutting back perennials and ornamental grasses and preparing the garden for spring planting are just a few of the tasks.  Keep yourself and the pollinators overwintering in your garden safe as you start the ...

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Create an outdoor space to relax and recharge. Transform a corner of your landscape, deck or balcony into your own escape from everyday deadlines and stress. Use decorative fencing, sheer curtains or plantings to define the space and create a bit of privacy. An outdoor carpet, steppers or ...

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No matter the season, size of your garden or climate, you can inject homegrown flavor into your meals. Just clear a shelf, countertop or windowsill and get busy planting herbs, greens and even tomatoes to enjoy year-round. For quick results, grow micro greens. These nutrient packed edibles are ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Appearing on an episode of House Hunters was a bucket list item for Milltown resident and business owner Katty Velez. When the opportunity presented itself, Velez jumped at the chance to appear on an episode along with one of her clients. The episode aired last week on HGTV and the ...

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Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like a fresh bouquet of flowers.  Make sure your gift provides many days of enjoyment by selecting the freshest flowers and providing the best possible care. Take some time to evaluate the quality of the cut flowers you plan to purchase. Select fresh flowers ...

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Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like a fresh bouquet of flowers.  Make sure your gift provides many days of enjoyment by selecting the freshest flowers and providing the best possible care. Take some time to evaluate the quality of the cut flowers you plan to purchase. Select fresh flowers ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get the TVs primed for tonight. Milltown real estate office Bell & Stockton is featured on the February 5 episode of House Hunters. House Hunters airs on HGTV and has shown more than 1,000 episodes. Tonight''s episode with Bell & Stockton airs at 10:30 p.m. The show focuses ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Whether or not Milltown Mel predicts an early spring or six more weeks of winter on Groundhog Day, now is the time to begin planning those spring and summer gardens. The South Brunswick Public Library is hosting a Gardening Workshop as well as a seed and catalog exchange on ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Township offices will be closed on Monday, January 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Day. However residents with regularly scheduled garbage or recycling pickups for Monday will have their trash and recycling collected. The contractor is performing scheduled ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - For residents who have not yet raked out the back and front yards, there is one day left. South Brunswick Township's leaf collection will come to an end on Friday, January 3.

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - There will not be any regularly scheduled trash or recycling collections on Wednesday, December 25 or Wednesday, January 1 due to the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays. Garbage and recycling pickups scheduled for those days will be picked up on Thursday, December 26 and ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Garbage and recycling collections scheduled for Thursday, November 28 will not be picked up due to the Thanksgiving holiday. All regularly scheduled Thursday garbage and recycling pickups will be collected on Friday, November 29.

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NEW JERSEY  - Raking fall leaves can seem like a chore and a never-ending one, at that. Reduce time and effort spent managing fall leaves by putting this valuable resource to work in your landscape.  Use your mower to recycle leaves right where they fall. As you mow the grass, you’ll shred the ...

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