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SAVE GALA April 14
The Wizard of PAWS Highlights: Cocktails, Dinner, Dancing, Live and Silent Auction, 50/50 raffle DRESS: Party Casual. Ruby Slippers admired but not required FOR MORE...read more

STREAM CLEANUP April 14
Celebrate Earth Day with us & help us keep Pike Run clean! Saturday, April 14, 2018 9-11am Mill Pond soccer complex, 11 Mill Pond Rd., Belle...read more

Rummage Sale April 13 Griggstown Reformed Church
The Griggstown Reformed Church will hold their Spring Rummage sale on Friday, April 13, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday April 14, 9:00am to noon. Griggstown...read more

March 10 Pancake Fundraiser for VoTech High
You're invited to a Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast to support Somerset County Vocational Technical High School (SCVTHS) PTO at Applebees! Meal includes: Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs...read more

Its Electrifying at the Montgomery Senior Center
Dressed in period costume, members of the Montgomery Senior Center had fun rocking to the beat as they performed their own rendition of songs from...read more

March Dates for E-Waste, Household Haz Waste & Recycling Drop-off
‘First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-off in Bridgewater March 3 BRIDGEWATER - Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, recycling liaison, invites county residents to take...read more

New Bus Service to Manhattan
Bus service between Montgomery Township and New York City will begin March 5th. Suburban Transit/Coach USA will expand its direct Hillsborough to New York City...read more

Generator Noise from Pike Brook
REPAIRS TO SEWERAGE TREATMENT PLANT'S POWER SUPPLY NEAR COMPLETION UPDATE: REPAIRS COMPLETED 2:45 PM on 2-20-18 We have received questions from nearby residents regarding the...read more

Business Recycling Tonnage Reports Due by March 1
If recycling conducted by your business or institution is not reported, it is as if it didn’t take place! In accordance with New Jersey Department...read more

MEMS Blood Drive March 3rd
Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Montgomery EMS squad...read more

Deadline Friday for NPOs to Apply for Ballpark Community Box
Requests due by 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 Requests are now being accepted to use the 30-seat community box at the TD Bank Ballpark.  To...read more

5K Race to Wellness March 24
The Somerset County Employee Wellness Committee is partnering with EmPoWER Somerset on the fifth annual 5K Race to Wellness and one-mile Fun Walk for county...read more

Breakfast with the Mayor March 7
The Montgomery Business Association invites you to meet Mayor Mark Conforti at our annual Meet the Mayor Breakfast! Join us at 8AM on Wednesday, March...read more

Kid Connection Open House Feb. 24
Montgomery Kid Connection will be hosting a Preschool open house and registration event for new families on Saturday February 24th 9am-12pm. Meet and greet some...read more

Flu Season is Upon Us
The Health Department has reports of increasing numbers of influenza cases in schools and businesses in our area. We are working closely with the School...read more

Woman's Club Co-Hosts Cardiologist on Heart Disease & Gender
Wednesday, February 7, 7 - 8 PM Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center 1225 State Rd Princeton, NJ 08540 Montgomery Woman's Club and The Princeton Fitness...read more

Chinese New Year Celebration Jan. 27th
Family Friendly Event hosted by Huaxia Chinese School at Montgomery When: Saturday January 27th, 2018 Where: Montgomery Upper Middle School, 375 Burnt Hill Rd, Skillman,...read more

Emergency Power-lift Stretchers supported by Investors Foundation Grant
Montgomery EMS grant from Investors Foundation to assist with purchase of new powered patient transport stretcher Montgomery Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) recently received a $7,500.00...read more

Drop-Off Electronic Waste Feb. 3 in Hillsborough, More Dates
Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, recycling liaison, invites residents to declutter their homes of the many electronic items that tend to accumulate. The next...read more

Montgomery Business Assoc. 2018 Slate of Officers
At their annual meeting January 24th, the Montgomery Business Association approved their slate of officers for 2018.  The officers are as follows: President: Cory G....read more

Mindfulness in Nature Feb. 4
What? Spend a quiet hour walking and being mindful outside. As the earth slumbers, learn to be present and wake up your senses of seeing,...read more

Freeholders Renew Somerset Cty.'s Homelessness Trust Fund
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has renewed the county’s 8-year-old Homelessness Trust Fund and, in light of its ongoing success, reauthorized the program...read more

SACF Women's Gala for Crawford House & Manavi Feb. 23
A women's only evening being organized for the benefit of Crawford House in Skillman and Manavi - a not for profit organization for battered women. Date...read more

Free Flu Shots Available
Free Flu Shots Available to Adults Age 18 and Above You can combat widespread flu with a shot Are you noticing how many people are...read more

Rabies Vax Clinic Jan. 20 for Dogs & Cats - New Location
Click on map to open Google maps for directions Sponsored by Montgomery Township Health Department/Animal Control Protect your pet (and your community)!   Saturday, January...read more

2018's "Montgomery Guide" Now Available Online
Updates to "The Montgomery Guide" to municipal services have been made for 2018 and the new guide is now available on this website.  See "Montgomery...read more

'Buy One, Bring One Fridays' Food Collection Jan. 19
‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – Jan. 19 Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced that the first 2018 “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset...read more

"Soup'er Bowl Sunday" at Harlingen Church Feb. 4
Harlingen Reformed Church Soup’er Bowl Sunday, February 4th, 10am We are celebrating "Soup'er Bowl Sunday" by collecting soup cans for local food banks.  Please join...read more

Princeton Skating Club Open House 01/21
January is the National Skating Month.  Princeton Skating Club cordially invites you to attend an Open House at the Princeton Day School Lisa McGraw rink...read more

Big Band Bash Set for Jan. 26
The Montgomery Township Schools Jazz Bands are hosting their annual evening of great jazz, a 50/50 drawing, tricky trays and tasty delights on Friday, January...read more

College Night at Montgomery High School 1/31
Wednesday, January 31st at 7pm Strategies of the College Application Process, SAT/ACT Prep, Essay Tips & Scholarships Presented by Susan Alaimo, the founder of SAT...read more

NPOs - Treat your volunteers to a Patriots game
Ballpark Community Box Available to Nonprofits, Community Organizations by Drawing Requests due by 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 SOMERVILLE - Requests are now being accepted...read more

Free Tax Form Prep Assistance Starts Feb. 12
Free tax  return preparation @ the Otto Kaufman Community Center in Skillman The AARP and the Somerset County Retired Senior Volunteer Program Tax Aide program provides free...read more

Next Shredding Event Jan. 20th in Basking Ridge
Last Shredding event until new dates starting in Spring are Announced The Somerset County Board of Freeholders and the county's Records Management Division invite residents...read more

"1st Lt. Ashley Henderson-Huff Memorial Drive" Dedicated at High School
Mark Henderson (right), father of Ashley Henderson-Huff, and Tom D'Alessio of Rolling Thunder veterans group (left), unveil the new street sign at the entrance to...read more

Hoops for Hope Girls Basketball Games Jan. 23rd
Raise Awareness and Funds to Fight Breast Cancer Join the Montgomery High School Girls Basketball Team on January 23rd for Hoops for Hope.    This night...read more

Veterans Appreciation Basketball Game 1/20
All Veterans and Veteran Supporters are invited to this annual event! Montgomery High School Gymnasium Saturday January 20, 1:00 pm 1014 Route 601, Skillman, NJ...read more

Sign up for Free Nixle Alerts from Somerset County
Are you wondering whether your recycling will be picked up when it snows? Whether your county senior center or another county agency is closed or...read more

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month! The Somerset County Board of Freeholders and the Morris-Somerset Regional Chronic Disease Coalition and its partners are urging women...read more

Senior Centers Closed Fri., Jan. 5
The following senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services will be closed Friday, Jan. 5, due to inclement weather:...read more

Recycling Pickup Delays
Recycling Pickup Delays throughout Somerset County Bound Brook, Franklin Township, Franklin Park, Griggstown, Montgomery and Rocky Hill experiencing delays Due to the recent holiday, high...read more

CANCEL & RESCHEDULE OF JAN. 4 TWP COM REORG MTG
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE REORGANIZATION MEETING SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018 WAS CANCELLED. THE REORGANIZATION MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY,...read more

Early Literacy Focus at Somerset County Library System
In January 2018, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) will launch SCLSNJ SOARING, (Supportive Opportunities for Achieving Reading in the Next Generation),...read more

New Open Space Added to Cherry Brook Preserve
Montgomery Township’s Cherry Brook Preserve has been increased with the addition of 36.5 acres of woodland, thanks to a new open space acquisition by the...read more

2018 County Recycling Schedule
The Somerset County Recycling Curbside Pickup Schedule is now posted and may be viewed at: http://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/public-works/recycling Source: Somerset County Division of Solid Waste...read more

Opportunities to Serve on Municipal Boards
Montgomery residents who would like to volunteer to serve on a municipal board, commission or committee are encouraged to apply for position appointments for 2018....read more

Discarded Christmas Tree Pickup starts Jan. 8th
OR DROP OFF AT DPW UNTIL JANUARY 31st The Montgomery Township Department of Public Works will be starting curbside Christmas tree collection on Monday, January...read more

Nomination Deadline Extended for Outstanding Women Awards
Do you know a Somerset County woman who has made extraordinary contributions to her career field or her community? The Somerset County Commission on the...read more

Early Closing due to Holidays
HOLIDAY MUNICIPAL CLOSURES – All Township offices will be closing Friday, December 29 at 2:30 PM for the New Year’s holiday.  Offices will reopen Tuesday, January...read more

December Energy Aggregation Program Update
Summary -  Round #2 of the Montgomery Community Energy Aggregation Program is coming to its close this month, as was planned.  Montgomery Township officials had...read more

January Recycling Dates from Somerset County
Holiday closing, ‘First Saturday’ and e-waste drop-off opportunities. Recycling Pick-up Dates Adjusted for New Year’s Day Holiday   The Somerset County Recycling Center, located at...read more

New Montgomery Recreation Dept Website!
Montgomery Recreation is pleased to announce our new website www.montgomeryrecreation.com. This site is your one stop shop for all things Recreation. Please take a look...read more

New Tennis Courts Project Launched
Montgomery Township & School District Team up to Build New Tennis Court Complex at the Middle Schools Plans have been approved for the tennis courts...read more

Winter Municipal Newsletter
Read all about it! Our quarterly Winter Municipal and Community Newsletter is posted online: CLICK HERE FOR NEWSLETTER PDF municipalnewsletter Some items inside include: -Recap...read more

Holiday Singalong Photos & Thank you!
What a wonderful night of holiday cheer on Monday! Please visit our Photo Gallery at: http://www.twp.montgomery.nj.us/about-montgomery/photo-gallery/ to see photos and read all about it! Source:...read more

Operation Santa
Fire Company #2 will again be holding their 'Operation Santa' fundraiser this year. Here is information which they have posted on their website: http://www.mtvfc2.com/operation-santa.html Sunday,...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

Reminder: Express Bus Line to NYC from Hillsborough
An express bus line from Hillsborough to New York City operates weekdays only from the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 US-206 Hillsborough Township to New York City....read more

County Bus Routes Now on Google Maps
Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine has announced that the county’s public bus routes are now just a click away on Google Maps. “The addition...read more

Donate to Carrier's Closet
Local behavioral health hospital looks to fill ‘Carrier’s Closet’ “People come to Carrier Clinic in crisis,” said Donna Zaleski, Carrier Clinic Director of Development, Public...read more

Montgomery Honors Veterans with Observance
Marking the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, Montgomery Township came together last Saturday to honor its veterans at the Township’s...read more

Raritan Valley Community Chorus Concert 12/10
Martha Dudich conducting, James Sparks accompanying Join us as we celebrate the season, a sing fest—caroling, wassailing (well, we’ll sing about it), a very merry...read more

Opioid Crisis Conference Dec. 2
What: Transformation, Leadership & Spirituality in Medicine Conference When: Saturday, December 2, 8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where: The Amphitheater at Carrier Clinic, 252 County...read more

African American History in the Sourlands
During World War II, Sourland Mountain resident, Verna Nevius Witcher, was the first black woman to enroll in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps – (WAAC) Southern New...read more

Veterans Day Observance Sat. Nov. 11
11:00 am, Saturday, November 11, 2017 ***Please plan to arrive by 10:45AM.  Harlingen Road to the upper parking lot will be closed in both directions for...read more

Reminder on Leaf and Yard Clean-up
Please Do Not Pile Leaves at Street Side or in Gutters Stormwater regulations do not permit leaves/branches/brush to be placed in the road or in...read more

General Election Results (Unofficial)
Please see the following PDF chart, organized by voting district, of election results / unofficial count for Montgomery Twp. voting in person and vote by...read more

Palisades: Nov. 9 Program of Woman's Club
On November 9th at 7:00 pm the Montgomery Woman's Club will meet at the Otto Kaufman Community Center where Eric Nelsen, historical interpreter, will present...read more

Adopt-a-Family 2017 Program
Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced the eighth annual Adopt-A-Family program that will help provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families, and extended thanks the...read more

Residents Denied Social Security Disability or Veterans Benefits Can Schedule a Free Consultation
Have you been denied Social Security disability or veterans benefits?  Are you having difficulty applying for these benefits? If so, you may want to apply...read more

Woods Edge Park Rejuvenation Celebrated
Officials and neighbors attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Montgomery Township municipal officials cut a ribbon to signify the reopening of a newly improved Woods Edge Park...read more

Halloween Safety Tips from Montgomery Police
The Montgomery Township Police wish to remind residents to enjoy the upcoming Halloween holiday in a way that is safe for everyone, especially children.  Here...read more

Montgomery Drug Take Back Sat. Oct. 28
Don't leave old prescriptions around the house where accidental poisoning may occur! Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal. Remove or black...read more

Chili Lunch on Election Day
8th Annual Chili Lunch At Trinity Church, Rocky Hill Election Day November 7, 2017 11:00am – 2:00pm Take out or eat in $8.00 Lunch Includes:...read more

1st Sat. Drop-off, E-waste, Tire Drop-Offs in November
‘First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-off in Bridgewater Nov. 4 BRIDGEWATER - Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Patrick Scaglione, recycling liaison, invites residents to take...read more

Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Mtg. Oct. 30
Elected officials, transportation professionals and the public are invited to the next meeting of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition (RVRC) on Monday, Oct. 30. The...read more

"Montgomery Give Thanks!" Event Tues., 11/21
All are invited to “Montgomery Give Thanks!”, an interfaith Thanksgiving service for the wider-Montgomery area, on Tuesday, November 21st at 7:30pm. The event will be...read more

Chronic Health Condition Self-Mgt Workshops Start 10/25
Do you or someone you know have a chronic health condition? Those dealing with managing diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, hepatitis, hypertension, Lyme, cancer, COPD, or...read more

Second Annual Book Lovers Tea Nov. 4th
Enjoy an afternoon of books and tea at your Library Spend the afternoon savoring tempting sweets, heavenly teas, and intriguing books at the Somerset County...read more

Oct. 17 Deadline to Register to Vote in General Election
The deadline to register to vote in the general elections November 7, 2017 is Tuesday, October 17th.  The Montgomery Twp. Clerks Office will be open...read more

'Minute to Win It’ Re-Match October 20th
Montgomery Senior Center’s - The highly-anticipated, intergenerational “Minute to Win It” rematch between members of the Hillsborough and Montgomery Senior Centers and fourth graders will...read more

Project Warm Your Heart
Collecting Winter Clothing for Kids through Oct. 31  The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women is conducting its eighth annual “Project Warm Your...read more

SAFE CARE CAM PROGRAM
Protect your loved ones receiving care Safe Care Cam is a new program designed for those New JErsey resident who suspect their loved ones are...read more

State Tax Checkups Available
The New Jersey Division of Taxation's Somerville Regional Information Center reminds residents that their offices provide free assistance to both individuals and businesses with State...read more

Homestead Rebate Forms Due Nov. 30
The 2015 Homestead Benefit is now available to apply for, for those who owned a principal residence in NJ on October 1, 2015. Homeowners should...read more

Ribbon Cut on New County Dog Park at Skillman
Ribbon Cutting – (l to r) Somerset County Park Commissioner Helen “Chickie” Haines, Freeholder Mark Caliguire, Park Commission Vice-President Bill Crosby, Montgomery Mayor Ed Trazska,...read more

Be Alert on Roads for Deer as Mating Season Begins
The Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding motorists to be alert for white-tailed deer as days get shorter and deer...read more

Precautions At Petting Zoos
Fall weekends are perfect for visiting festivals, agricultural/state fairs and farms to pick pumpkins and apples. Petting zoos and animal exhibits are often attractions at...read more

Hurricane Harvey Relief Project - Deadline Extended to 10/27
What is "Operation Friends Again"? In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Montgomery Township and Rocky Hill Borough residents are teaming up with the Montgomery Township School...read more

County Youth Conference Oct. 26
Somerset County teens in grades 7 to 12 are invited to attend Somerset County’s 21st Annual Youth Conference Thursday, Oct. 26, from 6 to 9...read more

Farmers Market Saturdays thru Oct. 28th
Every Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Village Shopper Parking Lot The Farmers’ Market is now in full swing, each Saturday from now until October...read more

Leaf Raking Help Available to Elders / Those with Disabilities
Do you know an elderly or disabled person who needs help getting his or her yard ready for the winter months? The Somerset County Office...read more

Recreation & Open Space Master Plan Mtg Oct. 10
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Montgomery Township Recreation Committee and Open Space Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday October 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The...read more

Jersey Harmony Chorus Free Vocal Classes
Jersey Harmony Chorus Invites women to Free Vocal Classes An opportunity for vocal instruction with award-winning chorus The Jersey Harmony Chorus is hosting their Free “Vocal Autumn...read more

WILDFLOWER WALK Postponed to Oct. 15th
Originally scheduled for Sun., Oct. 8th, this walk will occur Sun., Oct. 15th Spectacular Autumn wildflowers are busting out all over Montgomery.  Popular naturalists Mary...read more

Voters Wanted to Work Election Polls
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

Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic Oct. 14
Residents, first responders invited to consider this convenient option Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh, public health and safety liaison, invites adult residents age 18 and over...read more

Crop Hunger Walk Oct. 22
South Somerset County CROP Hunger Walk When:     Sunday October 22, 2017 Registration begins: 1:30pm Walk begins: 2:00pm Where:   Harlingen Reformed Church, 2142 US...read more

Montgomery Triple Challenge for Kids Sun. Oct. 1st
Moms In Business will host their first annual “Montgomery Triple Challenge” on Sunday, October 1, 1-4 pm. Proceeds will benefit Montgomery EMS. The Triple Challenge...read more

Blawenburg Church part of 'Weekend Journey' Oct. 14-15
The historic Blawenburg Church on Route 518 in Blawenburg will participate in the Somerset County Weekend Journey through the Past on October 14 – 15. ...read more
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