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Middlesex County: Free Music, Fireworks and Fun in “A Revolutionary Celebration”

June 20, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  Want your 4th of July fun to last 7 days? Then bring your family and join in Middlesex County’s “Revolutionary Celebration” for 2018! Our Office of Arts and History has planned events for June 30 and July 1-7 that are fun, educational, and a great way to honor the spirit of Independence Day. Explore Highland Park, New ...

Couple Netted $8M from Fake Uggs, Designer Bags, Prosecutor Says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Plainsboro couple could face charges of of selling counterfeit designer shoes and handbags, netting $8 million and sending $3 million to people in China, authorities said today.

Yan Shi, 36, and her husband, Weiping Liu, 40, were arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree money laundering and second-degree conspiracy to violate the New Jersey Trademark ...

Discussing the Business of the Future: Marijuana

NEW BRUNSWICK - There were lawyers, bankers, CPAs and hopeful future entrepreneurs, all meeting in New Brunswick and talking about one business: the legal sale of marijuana.

The gathering of the New Jersey Cannabusiness Association at the Blackthorn restaurant in New Brunswick on Wednesday attracted a diverse crowd, with some dressed in neat blue jeans and others in suits and ties.

Among ...

County Democrats re-elect their leaders

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a party election with very little drama, the Middlesex County Democrats re-elected their leaders Tuesday night by an acclamation vote.

Chairman Kevin P. McCabe and Vice Chair Beatrice Moskowitz will now serve their fifth term, leading the powerful Middlesex County Democratic Organization (MCDO) for another year.

“Our organization is as strong as it has ever ...

50 years after RFK assassination, the NBHS band’s moment in the spotlight resurfaces

NEW BRUNSWICK - On a warm June day in 1968, 40 members of the New Brunswick High School band stood on the city train platform playing hymns.

It was supposed to be a one-hour performance as they waited the train traveling from New York to Washington, carrying the body of slain presidential candidate Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.

But one-hour dragged into two, and then three, as the train was ...

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