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Montgomery Township Recent News & Events

Summer is Season to Remember Lyme Disease PrecautionsThe Montgomery Township Health Department would like to remind residents that we are into the 2014 tick season and that people should take precautions to prevent being bitten by ticks and potentially exposed to Lyme disease or other illnesses. The... Read More

Roadside Tree Work to be done in August/SeptemberThe Township has been notified that PSE&G tree trimmers will begin work on “hot spot” areas next week.   These are areas that PSE&G has identified that have growth on the poles/wires, and areas with large branches resting on wires or... Read More

Van Horne Park Closed for Field Work Friday August 1Van Horne Park, located off of Benjamin Blvd behind the Princeton North Shopping Center (Burger King) on Rt. 206, with another entrance off Princeton Avenue, will be closed to the public on Friday, August 1st from 7 a.m. to 3... Read More

Dedicate a Tree to Honor Someone in the Montgomery Twp. ArboretumOne of the great resources of Montgomery Township is its Arboretum of Native Flora located next to Montgomery Park and bounded by Harlingen Rd and Mill Pond Rd. Started in 1997 by Montgomery Township and the Shade Tree Committee with... Read More

Somerset County 4H Fair Aug 6-7-8 at North Branch ParkThe 2014 Somerset County 4-H Fair is August 6-8, Wednesday through Friday, at North Branch Park, Bridgewater, NJ. Fairgrounds are open to the public from 10 AM to 10 PM. Thousands of visitors have enjoyed the Somerset County 4-H Fair... Read More

Deer Hunting Program Begins September 13thIn order to help control the deer population, Montgomery Township administers an annual program that allows deer hunting on certain open space properties of the Township.   The hunting season begins on Sept 13, 2014 and carries through to February 21,... Read More

First Saturday of Month Recycling at County August 2ndOpen to all Somerset County Residents. Go to www.co.somerset.nj.us/recycle.html or call the County Recycling Center at 732-469-3363 to find out what materials are acceptable. Some examples are any curbside recyclables, motor oil, anti-freeze, tires (up to 8). PLEASE NOTE: Electronics... Read More

Police Press Release – 7/24/14On Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 9:34 am, police responded to a reported crash with injuries on US Hwy 206 near Covert Dr. Arriving officers found that a 2001 Ford box van that had been traveling north on 206 was... Read More

Fire Co. #2 Wetdown Celebration Sat July 26th – RT. 518 ROAD CLOSURE/TRAFFIC DIVERSIONMontgomery Township Volunteer Fire Company #2 will dedicate their new Engine 46-107 E-One Cyclone II CAFS Pumper with a wetdown celebration on July 26th.  A “wetdown” is a celebration when a Fire Department purchases a piece of new equipment and... Read More

Police Press Release – 7/22/14On 07/19/2014 at approximately 11:48 p.m., Montgomery Township Police arrested James Thorpe, 38, of Philadelphia, PA. Thorpe was driving on US Hwy Route 206 in Montgomery Township when an officer stopped him for an equipment violation. During the motor vehicle... Read More

Police Press Releases – 7/17 & 7/18On Friday July 18, 2014, at 1:31 a.m., Olivia E. Larson, 24, of Rocky Hill was arrested for DWI. Larson was stopped for speeding on Rte. 518 in Blawenburg. Police detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage on Larson and... Read More

"Look Sharp" Jazz Ensemble plays Tues., 7/22/14 6:30 pm at Mary Jacob Library. Concerts on the Lawn at Mary Jacobs Library every Tues 6:30 pm now to August 12thHave you heard about Mary Jacobs Memorial Library‘s ‘Concert on the Lawn’ series this summer? Hosted by The Friends of the Mary Jacobs Library for  Tuesdays in July through August, local performers will be sharing their musical talents free of charge... Read More