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September 30, 2022

This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, Sept. 30th. The Township had 184 new cases of Coronavirus in the last seven days, which is exactly our weekly average for the last seven weeks. So, we are holding our own with the numbers. Once again, we have no new deaths from Covid. That ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, Sept. 23. The Township had 212 new cases of Coronavirus in the past seven days. It’s our highest total in five weeks, but far lower than the previous four months. The best news are there were no new deaths to report. We have a ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, Sept 17. The Township had 142 new cases of Coronavirus in the last seven days, which is up slightly from the 132 of the prior week. Once again, we are happy to not report any new deaths. We now have doses of the new Bivalent booster ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Homeowners will not pay more for their municipal services under the town’s new $206.6 million budget for Fiscal Year 2023, according to Mayor John E. McCormac. The recently adopted municipal budget – that runs from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 – is “the best budget” that ...

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We are very happy to ask for the Township Council’s support for our Fiscal Year 2023 Municipal Budget. The most important aspect of this budget is that it holds the line on municipal property taxes in Woodbridge for the next year. There is a zero municipal property tax increase in this budget ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Mayor John E. McCormac and the Township Council will join federal and state officials on Sunday to remember local victims of Sept. 11’s terrorist attack and honor its dedicated paid and volunteer emergency service workers. The town’s 9/11 memorial service will be held at 1 p.m.

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, September 9. The township had 132 new cases of Coronavirus in the last seven days, which is the fifth straight week of a decline in our numbers. Once again there are no new deaths to report, which is the best news of all. The township ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The township Human Rights Commission has offered to hear all sides in a controversy over a bulldozer that rumbled through Aug. 13th’s annual Indian Independence Day parade. Several South Asian area residents voiced their fear and concern at recent Township Council meeting about ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, Sept 2. The Township had 164 new cases of Coronavirus in the last seven days, the fourth straight week that our numbers have declined. Four weeks ago, our total was twice that at 328. Let’s hope the numbers keep going down. Fortunately ...

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SAYREVILLE - Following the departure of long-time Business Administrator Dan Frankel, the borough is looking for his replacement. Frankel was hired in June 2012. According to GovSalaries.com, Frankel earned $156,186 in 2021. The Administrator oversees about 300 employees and a water/sewer ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, August 26. The Township had 181 new cases of Coronavirus in the last seven days, our second week with a small decrease compared to the 203 from the prior week. It’s a small drop, but down is better than up — except if you are in the stock ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dorothy K. Power remained ever gracious even as she waded into the often-contentious arena of politics during her five terms as a Middlesex County freeholder and 21 years on the Middlesex College Board of Trustees. It carried over into the quiet moments just before bedtime ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, August 19th. The Township had a nice drop in the number of new Coronavirus cases over the past seven days, down to 203 — our lowest weekly number since the end of April. We have averaged 314 new cases per week for these last 15 weeks, so ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac and today is Friday, August 12. There were 256 new cases of Coronavirus in Woodbridge Township in the past seven days, the second-lowest total since April. So, finally the numbers are decreasing. Unfortunately, we have to report the passing of an ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac and today is Friday, Aug. 5. The Township had 328 new Coronavirus cases in the last seven days, which almost matches last week’s 326 number and both are higher than the six weeks before that. Thankfully, there are no new deaths to report from COVID in ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A deal to buy and renovate a small, long-vacant grammar school may soon provide new learning and recreational opportunities for local adults with developmentally disabilities. The Township is putting finishing touches on an agreement with the Diocese of Metuchen to acquire an ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac and today is Friday, July 29. The Township had 326 new cases of Coronavirus in the last seven days, which is the highest in six weeks since early June. The BA5 and BA4 strains of the virus account for the majority of these cases and remember that home ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, July 22. The Township had 281 new cases of coronavirus in the last seven days, which is in line with our six-week average of 274. We are not going up which is good, and we are not going down which is bad. We are happy to not report any new ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, July 15. The Township had 283 new cases of Coronavirus in the last seven days, which is right at our average of 282 for the past five weeks. We are not getting better numbers, but we are also not getting worse. Sadly, for the first time ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – The Township Council has awarded its first contracts to renovate, and ultimately reopen, the Henry Inman Public Library branch that’s been closed since Hurricane Ida badly damaged it in September 2021. The council has approved a $129,778 architectural service contract for The ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac. Today is Friday, July 1. The Township had 277 new cases of Coronavirus in the past week, which is right in line with the two prior weeks and lower than the six weeks before that. So, we are still on a downward trend. Once again, there are no new deaths to ...

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Over a month ago, the Township of Woodbridge in conjunction with the Woodbridge Board of Education, held a press conference with the New Jersey State Departments of Health and Environmental Protection to announce the results of testing done throughout the building and grounds of Colonia High School ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The national Brain Tumor Foundation was ready to give free MRI brain screenings to 120 people who signed up with concerns about their potential exposure at Colonia High School. But the free screenings were suddenly postponed. The nonprofit Brain Tumor Foundation pulled out, ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac and today is Friday, June 24. There were 253 new cases of Coronavirus reported in Woodbridge over the last seven days but, believe it or not, 30 of them were delayed paperwork from months ago which gives us 223 true cases, which is the lowest week we have ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac and today is Friday, June 10. The Township had 330 new cases of Coronavirus among the general public in the last seven days, which is just about our weekly average for the past six weeks since cases starting climbing in late April. Thankfully, there were no ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The township will celebrate June as LGBTQ Pride Month at 5 pm Thursday with a Progress Pride Flag-raising ceremony outside the Woodbridge Municipal Complex on Main Street. “Our township recognizes the fight for equality and dignity for all people continues. We reaffirm our ...

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CARTERET, NJ — The borough is getting a $40,930 grant from the state’s Clean Communities program for trash cleanups and fund local beautification projects. Carteret’s 2022 grant is only slightly more than 2021's grant when the borough got $38,928 from this same program. The grant is part of ...

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This is Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac and today is Friday, June 3. The Township had 299 new cases of Coronavirus among the general public in the last week, significantly down from 413 during the prior week, but we had two very low days on Sunday and Monday which of course was the holiday ...

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CARTERET, NJ — The borough is getting a $702,000 grant from the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) under its Safe Routes to School program, one of two grants awarded to Middlesex County communities. The borough’s grant is earmarked for unspecified improvements to the Carteret Avenue school ...

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