News & Events


Summer Township Newsletters Now Available Here
Read all about it! Click below links to view our two newsletter sections in PDF format: MUNICIPAL & COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER   Here are some highlights...read more

A Special Memorial Day Ceremony May 29 @ 10 AM
Rain or Shine! Come join us Monday, May 29 - Memorial Day 2017 - at the Montgomery Veterans Memorial in Montgomery Veterans Park for an...read more

Meditation Session Sun. May 28, 3-4 PM at OKCC
Do you want to relieve stress or anxiety ? Improve your concentration and focus ! Come join us to learn how to use meditation techniques to...read more

County Libraries Closed Sunday & Monday
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, all library branches in the Somerset County Library System will be closed Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29...read more

2017 Fireworks - June 29
There will be lots of fun for the whole family on the front lawn of Montgomery High School on Thursday, June 29th!  Starting at 6...read more

Next 'BOBO' Friday May 19th
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, May 19. “There are...read more

Police Press Release - 5/8/17
On 05/02/2017 at 7:39 p.m., Kurt J. Lehmann, 58, of Belle Mead drove to Montgomery Police Department in an attempt to locate his vehicle which...read more

May 7-13 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week
Prepare for Hurricanes Now Know what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. Prepare before hurricane season starts. Pacific hurricane season starts May 15...read more

PSE&G Energy Assistance Program Deadline May 31
PSE&G customers still have time to apply for LIHEAP to receive: Heating benefits Medically-necessary cooling benefits Additional financial assistance of up to $450 in LIHEAP...read more

Rock Brook Celebration - June 4
An Evening of Two-Step & Honky Tonk Join us for the 3rd Annual Rock Brook Celebration … An Evening of Two-Step & Honky Tonk Sunday,...read more

GPYO Spring Concert June 10 at Richardson Auditorium
Saturday, June 10th at 7 pm Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University GPYO 57th Annual Spring Concert will feature Concerto Competition Winner Anna Gugliotta performing Edvard Grieg Piano...read more

1st Half Sewer Billing Due 5/16/17
To All Montgomery Township Sewer Utility Users: Please be advised, the 2017 Sewer Tax bills were mailed on 4/13/17. The first half year billing will...read more

Montgomery EMS Kicks Off Fund Drive
Did you know that Montgomery EMS is entirely supported by donations, is 100% volunteer and provides emergency medical services to Montgomery Township 24 hours a...read more

Police Press Release - 5/04/17
On March 15, Officers Ryan Gray and Eric Hannold were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a Belle Mead business. The...read more

Mayor Converses with Biz Leaders over Breakfast
On Wednesday, April 26th a room of Montgomery business leaders had breakfast, networked and listened to Mayor Ed Trzaska speak and field questions from the...read more

Passport Fair at Skillman P.O. May 9 & June 20
Who:                     Skillman Post Office What:                    Passport Fair When:                  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 and June 20, 2017. 3:00-7:00 PM Where:                 Otto Kaufman...read more

Spring Wildflower Walk May 7th
May Edition of "First Sundays in the Parks" Series by Montgomery Friends of Open Space In this woodland walk we look for fleeting spring wildflowers...read more

WANTED: Voters to Earn $ as Poll Workers
Somerset County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to serve as poll workers on Election days. Training is provided prior to every Election...read more

Ootsav Fundraiser for Library May 6th
EARLY BIRD SIGN-UP BY APRIL 17th! Ootsav, an event creating cultural connections, is being organized by the Montgomery South Asian Charity Foundation for the benefit...read more

May Faire Festival @ Waldorf School May 13
The Waldorf School of Princeton welcomes the arrival of spring each year with a traditional May Faire. In our community-wide celebration, we raise the maypole,...read more

Rummage Sale May 5, MUMC
Montgomery United Methodist Women’s Rummage Sale Friday, May 5th, 9am to 7pm and Saturday, 9 am to 12 noon. Saturday is bag day, a real...read more

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Auditions
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) will be holding spring auditions on May 24, June 8, and June 14.  Auditions and rehearsals are held at Montgomery High...read more

Country Line Dance May 24 @ Elks 6:30 pm
Country line dancing at the Princeton Elks Lodge on Wednesday, May 24. Doors are open from 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm ,  lessons are at...read more

Rummage and Bake Sale May 20th
Trinity Church 1 Crescent Avenue Rocky Hill, NJ 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Saturday, May 20, 2017 Coffee and baked goods will be served from...read more

Poll Workers Wanted
The Somerset County Election Board is hiring registered voters to serve as poll workers on election days. Training is provided prior to every election and...read more

Photos & Counts of Materials Collected @ Recycling Fair 4/23
Post Event Report:  This year's Montgomery Earth Day Recycling Fair was very successful and well-attended.  Enormous amounts of metal, plastics, paper and electronics were recycled...read more

Police Press Release - 4/26/17
On Tuesday April 25, at 9:54 p.m., Montgomery Police stopped a vehicle for an inoperable headlight on Route 206. During the traffic stop the officer...read more

Garden Club Spring Lunch Thursday 4/27 12-3
Event Location: Neshanic Valley Golf Club 2301 South Branch Road, Neshanic Station, NJ 08853 (map) The Neshanic Garden Club invites you to join us for...read more

Stream Cleanup April 29 Mill Pond Park
Montgomery Environmental Commission/Sustainable Montgomery is co-sponsoring a stream clean-up with Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association. The year’s clean-up will take place at Mill Pond Park (the...read more

Arbor Day Tree Planting
Montgomery Township and the Montgomery Shade Tree Committee celebrated Arbor Day by planting an American linden (Tilia americana "Redmond"), also known as a basswood,  in...read more

Meet the Mayor Breakfast April 26
Meet the Mayor breakfast at Cherry Valley Country Club on Wednesday, April 26th at 8 AM. The agenda will be: 8 AM : Continental Breakfast...read more

Police Press Release - 4/18/17
On Saturday April 8, at 2:32 p.m., Montgomery Police, Montgomery EMS, and Montgomery Fire Company #2, responded to Rt. 601 near Rt. 518 for the...read more

Montgomery Recreation Kid Connection Camp Register Today!
Our Kid Connection Camp for ages 3 - 5 yr olds is now open for registration. We offer full day and half day options. Register...read more

Montgomery Recreation Camp Registration Has Begun!
Our Rec-N-Crew Camp registration for grades entering 1 - 8th has begun! Save $50 per child by signing up before May 7th. Don't delay!RecNCrew Flyer...read more

Princeton Ave., Blue Spring Rd. & Salisbury Rd. Improvement Work starts 4/17
Please note: While Princeton Avenue will close to all through traffic between Rt. 206 & Van Horn Brook (just past Kingsway Commons), Blue Spring Rd....read more

Rabies Clinic Vaccination Clinic Sat. April 22
FOR DOGS & CATS Sponsored by Rocky Hill Board of Health Protect your pet (and your community)! Saturday, April 22 10 AM to 12 Noon...read more

Rental Assistance Program Info Session April 26th
Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh invites county residents to learn about the Rental Assistance Program as part of the county’s Housing Month activities. County staff...read more

Raritan Valley Chorus Concert May 13
Earth, Water, Air, and Fire Concert The Raritan Valley Chorus presents choral sounds of Earth, Water, Air, and Fire including American gospel, traditional Hebrew and...read more

Rt. 518 Bridge Replacement Work Continues
The NJ Department of Transportation has advised the Montgomery Twp. Engineering Department that they reactivated work in early April on the Rt. 518 bridge over...read more

Drug Addiction Epidemic in Our Back yard
Panel Discussion Wednesday, April 26 Despite efforts to reduce its growth, the heroin epidemic in New Jersey isn’t letting up. The number of heroin deaths...read more

Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition Program May 7th
MOST IMPORTANT THREATS TO RIVER VALLEY & D&R CANAL Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition Presents Anniversary Program Featuring Science Director of Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association on...read more

New After-hours Tax & Sewer Bill Payment Drop Box
Montgomery Township has set up a new secure after-hours drop box for tax and sewer payments.  This black box (see photos) is located on a...read more

Police Advisory
CSX has advised they are closing Spring Hill Road at the rail crossing on Monday April 10th from approximately 7:30am till 12:00pm. Source: Montgomery Twp....read more

Montgomery Night Out - Tues., April 18
“Slow down and enjoy life.  It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you...read more

Nassau Tennis Cell Tower Crane & Balloon Test Dates Announced
Verizon Wireless in Zoning Board of Adjustment Case BA-03-16 has proposed a cellular tower for the Nassau Racquet and Tennis Club located at 1800 Route...read more

Ten Shredding Events in 2017, Starting April 15
Is identity theft keeping you up at night? Take advantage of as many free document shredding events as you wish. The Somerset County Board of...read more

Police Campaign Against Distracted Driving in April
During the month of April, law enforcement agencies throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of...read more

Police Press Release - 4/03/17
On March 27, at approx., 11:15 a.m., Officer Jason Larsen stopped a vehicle driven by Nicholas Ranta, 32, of Belle Mead for a motor vehicle...read more

"In the Blink of an Eye" Forum April 20th
A Conversation About Stress, Anxiety, Alcohol & Drug Use In Our Community Thursday, April 20th 7:00 p.m. Montgomery High School 1016 Rt. 601 Skillman, NJ...read more

May 16 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Primary Election June 6
  The Primary Election will be held on June 6, 2017. The last day to register to vote or transfer your registration for this election...read more

Som. Cty. Clerk 1st Sat. of Month Passport Hours
Need a passport? The Somerset County Clerk's Office is making the application process easier for residents by offering weekend hours. Starting April 1, the County...read more

4-H Spring Carnival April 22
The Somerset County 4-H Association is pleased to announce its second annual Spring Carnival on April 22 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the...read more

Spring Hill Road Closed Today, Mon., April 3rd
Advisory: Spring Hill Road will be CLOSED until 3:00 pm today at the railroad crossing while CSX is performing work. Source: Montgomery Twp. Police Dept....read more

Montgomery #2 "NJ Best Town for Families" for 2nd Year
New Jersey Family Magazine has once again named Montgomery Township the state’s #1 mid-size town and the #2 town overall in its “New Jersey’s Best...read more

Investors Bank Donates $5000 for Fireworks
Montgomery Township has received a $5,000 donation from Investors Bank to be used for the annual Independence Day Celebration.  A ceremonial check was presented March...read more

Construction Starting April 3 on Blue Spring Rd. & Salisbury Rd.
  Note from Twp. Engineering Dept.: No completion date has been announced. All work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice. ----------------------------------------- March...read more

Water Company Announces Times for Flushing Pipes
This spring in Montgomery, New Jersey American Water will perform its annual cleaning of the water distribution system to help ensure that customers continue to...read more

Drug Prevention PSA/Billboard Contest for Teens
Safe Communities YOUth Coalition Presents PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest The Safe Communities YOUth Coalition is currently hosting a PSA/Billboard Drug Prevention Contest.   Somerset County students...read more

PSE&G Tree Trimming
PSE&G notified Montgomery Township that tree trimming contractors working for them will be tree trimming starting in the coming weeks, and it could last up...read more

Police Press Release -3/20/17
On March 13, Montgomery Police responded to a one car motor vehicle crash on River Road near Blue Spring Road. As officers were responding, the...read more

Rental Assistance Available to County Residents
The Somerset County Rental Assistance Program is available to provide up to 15 months of rental assistance and monthly case management to eligible Somerset County...read more

Rummage Sale April 21 & 22, Griggstown Reform Church
GRIGGSTOWN REFORMED CHURCH 1065 CANAL ROAD GRIGGSTOWN, NJ   FRIDAY, APRIL 21 - 9:00AM TO 5:00PM SATURDAY, APRIL 22 - 9:00AM TO 12:00NOON   Drop...read more

FREE RABIES VACCINATION CLINIC FOR DOGS & CATS
Sponsored by Montgomery Township Health Department/Animal Control Protect your pet (and your community)!   Saturday, April 1, 2017 Pennington Borough Public Works Garage 301 N....read more

Reminder: Cats are Licensed to Fight Rabies too!
Last year, the Montgomery Twp. Board of Health adopted an amendment to Ordinance BH 11A, Feline Rabies Control, to improve vaccination rates among Montgomery’s cats. ...read more

PSE&G Preparing for the Storm
https://pseg.mypreferencecenter.com/Global/EmailView?eventId=eb821efc-413a-406d-b2e0-fbcc2ec83f41...read more

Jack McCullagh Leads St. Patrick's Day Parade 3/12
Montgomery's own John F. (Jack) McCullagh serves as Grand Marshal of this year's Parade. According to their website: "This honor is awarded to a member...read more

Blood Drive March 18 by Emergency Services
Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Montgomery EMS squad...read more

"A Woman's Story: A Celebration of Culture" Mar. 30th
This free event will be held at the RVCC conference center on Thursday, March 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. Cultural differences and commonalities will be...read more

BOBO Friday March 17 - Food Bank Collection
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, March 17. To donate...read more

Montgomery Ebulletin Subscribers - Please Read
In the order to keep our contacts up to date within our Ebulletins system, a number of email addresses of subscribers who signed up prior...read more

Police Press Release 3/07/17
On Saturday March 4, at 1:43 A.M., Montgomery Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 206. During the traffic stop the officer detected the...read more

Spring Montgomery Twp. Newsletter
LINK TO NEWSLETTER  - Community and Recreation Sections This quarter's 'Message from the Montgomery Township Committee' (pg. 1) talks about improvements being made to our roads...read more

10 Outstanding Women to be Honored Mar. 10 by County
Montgomery resident Meg Helms honored in Business Category Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards dinner sponsored by the...read more

Police Press Release- 3/01/17
On Monday February 27, at 10:59 p.m., Montgomery Police stopped Michael Cieploch, 25, of Manville, NJ after observing an equipment violation on the vehicle he...read more

Cherry Valley Rd. Tree Removal Project - 3/03 to ~3/30
On Friday, March 3rd, weather permitting, Stonaker Tree Service, a subcontractor to Mazza Mulch, plans to commence removing of trees along Cherry Valley Road for the...read more

Montgomery Twp. Receive $50k Grant for Emergency Services
Grant Received to Support Montgomery EMS Funds Earmarked for First Responder Vehicle Montgomery Township has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Investors Foundation to support...read more

Monty Education Foundation Fundraiser April 1
The Montgomery Township Education Foundation presents: Casino Night! Saturday April 1, 2017 Doors open at 6:30 pm Gaming 7-11 pm Cherry Valley Country Club  Skillman...read more

2017 Delay in Sewer Tax Bills
To All Montgomery Township Sewer Utility Users: Please be advised, the mailing of the 2017 Sewer Tax bills has been delayed. The first half year...read more

Police Press Release - 2/22/17
On Wednesday February 15, at 5:49 p.m., Montgomery Police and Montgomery EMS responded to Route 206 near Sunset Road for the report of a four...read more

Montgomery Recreation March 2017 Newsletter
March 2017 Spring & Summer Recreation Newsletter is now posted. Registration begins March 1st!!...read more

Take Survey for NYC Express Bus Line from/to Montgomery
Suburban Transit is surveying the residents of Montgomery Township to determine the level of interest in express commuter bus service to New York City. It...read more

Tree Trimming / Removal - Cherry Valley Rd Improvement Project
PLEASE READ THIS 2/21/17 NOTICE FROM PSE&G ON TREE TRIMMING For additional information regarding PSE&G’s or Nelson Tree Service’s assistance, please contact Scott Blocker @...read more

Upcoming "Sundays in the Parks" Events
“Early Birds: Birding with Brad Merritt”  March 5 Winter is almost over.  How have our feathered friends fared?  Accompany Rocky Hill resident Brad Merritt on...read more

Canal Walk Feb. 25
The Delaware & Raritan Canal Watch will hold another in a series of interpretive walking tours of the D&R Canal on Saturday, Feb. 25 at...read more

‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – Feb. 17
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Feb. 17. “Your donation...read more

Non-profits - Enjoy a Community Box at a Somerset Patriots Game!
Deadline Nearing to Enjoy Ballpark Community Box Nonprofits, Community Organizations: Requests due by 4 p.m. on Feb. 17 Requests are now being accepted to use...read more

Annual Pasta Drive, MHS Boys Basketball
The Montgomery High School Boys Basketball team is proud to sponsor our annual pasta drive! All donations will be given to the Montgomery Food Pantry...read more

Carrier Clinic Coffeehouse Series Feb. 22 - Beat the Winter Blues
CarrierCoffeehouseDon’tbeSAD2.22.2017 Download Flyer...read more

Important Reminder: Think Before You Flush
Avoid Drain Pain – Don’t Flush These Things Just because the package says flushable doesn’t mean it’s true.  Many items marketed as disposable and/or flushable...read more

Police Press Release - 02/08/17
On Friday February 3, at 12:50 a.m., Montgomery Police stopped Ian Pillersmith, 18, of Titusville, NJ after observing an equipment violation on the vehicle he...read more

Police Press Release - 1/31/17
On 1/27/2017 at approximately 5:13 p.m., Jordan Shapiro, 33, of West Windsor, NJ was arrested for possession of marijuana. A Montgomery Patrol Officer stopped Shapiro...read more

Businesses Need to File Recycling Tonnage Reports by March 1
In accordance with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Recycling Regulation NJAC 7:26A-10.3, businesses are responsible for the separation and proper disposal of mandatory recyclable...read more

Kid Connection Preschool Open House Feb. 11th
Montgomery Kid Connection will be hosting a Preschool open house and registration event for new families on Saturday February 11th 9am-12pm. Meet and greet some...read more

Tax Window Opening for Extended Hours
The Montgomery Township tax collector's window will be open for extended hours during the first quarter property tax period. From February 1st until February 28th,...read more

Women's Only Winter Formal Event Feb. 10th
Women's Only Winter Formal event being organized by Montgomery South Asian Charity Foundation for the benefit of Montgomery EMS The event will be held on...read more

“Weeds and Wildflowers in Winter" Feb. 5th
This walk in Hobler Park is in a large open field, rich in grasses, flowers and wildlife.   Come learn to identify plants in the...read more

"The Black Soldier in the Revolutionary War" - Feb. 5 Talk
The Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition in partnership with the Hillsborough Reformed Church proudly presents: The Black Soldier in the  American Revolutionary War an interpretation by Joe Becton...read more

Deputy Mayor Cuts Ribbon at New Asian Restaurant
  Montgomery Deputy Mayor Rich Smith congratulates the management of the newly opened "Aja" Restaurant at 1736 Rt. 206 South in Skillman, upon their ribbon...read more

'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive Jan. 20
Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced that the first 2017 “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will...read more

Twp. Committee Reorganizes for 2017
Selects Ed Trzaska for his 3rd Tenure as Mayor The Montgomery Township Committee renewed their commitment to continued fiscal responsibility and high quality public service...read more
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