Fight the Bite: New Public Outreach vs. Vector-Borne Diseases

Fight the Bite: New Public Outreach vs. Vector-Borne Diseases

The Somerset County Department of Health is stepping up its public outreach regarding vector-borne illnesses, which according to the Centers for Disease Control are on the rise nationwide. “Our health department staff is conducting additional educational programs this year to

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Volcanoes are Killing Trees: Proper Mulching Technique

Volcanoes are Killing Trees: Proper Mulching Technique

The Montgomery Twp. Shade Tree Committee would like to remind all residents and business owners about proper care of your trees.  One important piece of care which can keep weeds away and preserve moisture to the roots is mulching.  But

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$25 Senior Vouchers Available for Farmers Market

$25 Senior Vouchers Available for Farmers Market

Farmers Market Vouchers Available for Ages 60 & Above Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine invites eligible residents to apply for vouchers that can be used at participating farmers markets in Somerset County. People who are interested can

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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day

June 16, 2018- Saturday 9am – 2pm Franklin Township Senior Community Center (Parking Lot) 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873   No registration is necessary, but proof of Somerset County residency is required.  The program is free to county residents.

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Somerset County Preservation Plan - Public Input Mtg

Somerset County Preservation Plan – Public Input Mtg

June 20 @ 7 PM Freeholders Meeting Room, 3rd Floor 20 Grove St. Somerville, NJ Second public input meeting where residents can provide feedback about the Somerset County Preservation Plan, and discuss issues concerning farmland preservation, historic preservation and open

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Fill an Orange Bag to Help 'Curb Hunger'

Fill an Orange Bag to Help ‘Curb Hunger’

24th Annual Curbside Collection to Benefit Local Food Banks Somerset County recycling crews are delivering colorful collection bags this week in Bound Brook, Branchburg, Franklin, Hillsborough, Manville, Montgomery, Raritan, Rocky Hill, Somerville and South Bound Brook for the annual Curbing

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Blue Pomegranate Art & Music Thurs., June 21

Blue Pomegranate Art & Music Thurs., June 21

Blue Pomegranate’s third and final show of the season is happening on Thursday, June 21 and we are so excited about, and grateful for the talented musicians and artists who will be performing and exhibiting their work. McMillan and Company,

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Montgomery Trails Day Photos

Montgomery Trails Day Photos

IT WAS A GREAT DAY FOR A STROLL OR BIKE IN THE PARKS! CHECK OUT THESE TRAILS DAY EVENT PHOTOS!   SELF-GUIDED TOUR STILL AVAILABLE: On your cell phone or tablet, go to: bit.ly/trailsdaytourm  or bit.ly/trailsdaytour   Have some outdoor fun

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Film on History of Local Farming: June 12 Premiere

Film on History of Local Farming: June 12 Premiere

The Millstone Valley of central New Jersey, settled by Dutch farmers three centuries ago, helped New Jersey earn its Garden State nickname, and became the breadbasket of a booming New York City metropolis.  That story, culminating in today’s farm-to-table movement,

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Mayor Kicks Off MEMS Fund Drive

Mayor Kicks Off MEMS Fund Drive

Montgomery Mayor Mark Conforti recently paid a personal visit to Montgomery Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) headquarters on Harlingen Road to recognize the launch of the volunteer squad’s 2018 fund drive, which runs through the summer.  During his visit, Mayor Conforti

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