News & Events

Take the New Library Features Survey!
The opportunity to build a new library for Montgomery has recently presented itself as part of the ongoing town hall initiative. Somerset County Library more

Run with Rotary & Earth Day Fair April 22
Start your day with a little exercise for a good cause. The 12th annual RUN WITH ROTARY 5k Run and 1 mile Ramble events more

Twp. Container Facility for Branches - EXTENDED ANOTHER WEEK
Due to the extensive damage to trees from recent storms, a SECOND WEEK of permit-free access to the Container Facility for tree limbs only more

Earth Day Fair April 22 - Don't Miss It!!
13th Annual Earth Day Fair on Sunday, April 22, 2018, Noon to 3 PM.  This year’s  Fair will be held at Skillman Park after the Run with Rotary, more

Breakfast with the Mayor - POSTPONED to 3/28
UPDATE: Due to the impending inclement weather, this event has been POSTPONED to Wed., March 28th at 8 AM.  All originally purchased tickets will more

Schools Strategic Plan Update Presentation
Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 7:00pm Montgomery High School - MPAC The Montgomery Township School District Administration plans to share the progress on the more

5K Race to Wellness March 24
Register for the 5K Race to Wellness by March 13 & Get a Free Long-Sleeve T-shirt BRIDGEWATER - The Somerset County Employee Wellness Committee more

Outstanding Women Dinner Rescheduled for March 26
Reconfirmed or New Reservations Due March 22 The 2018 Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards dinner sponsored by the county Commission on the Status more

Shelter Open at Raritan Valley Community College
BRANCHBURG – Due to the extended power outages in Somerset County as a result of Winter Storm Quinn and the expected cold temperatures over more

‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – March 16
Freeholder Patricia Walsh encourages the public to donate to the next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals more

"Hear the Harmony" Guest Night
Jersey Harmony Chorus presents “Hear the Harmony” Guest Night, March 19 at 7:15 pm A cappella singing is alive and exciting! We need your voice! more

SAT Prep Class
PSAT/SAT prep course at Montgomery High School starts Thursday, April 12th at 6pm. The 12-hour, four week course, is taught by SAT Smart’s Ivy more

ExcelAbility - Beyond Disability – March 17
Montgomery E.F. Church hosts “ExcelAbility-Beyond Disability”, Saturday, March 17 9:00 a.m. - 12:30  p.m. at 246 Belle Mead Griggstown Rd. Those with physical and/or cognitive disabilities, more

Monty Education Foundation Fundraiser April 14
The Montgomery Township Education Foundation presents: Casino Night! Montgomery Township Education Foundation Casino Night Fundraiser The Montgomery Township Education Foundation is an independent, non­profit more

Outstanding Women Dinner Canceled March 8, to be Rescheduled
FRANKLIN – The Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards dinner scheduled for this evening, March 8, has been canceled due to a power outage more

OKCC Open as Warming Center
The Otto Kaufman Community Center is now open and available as a warming center. The center is located at 356 Skillman Rd., 609-466-3023. The more

10 AM Opening Thurs. & Snow Clearing Reminders
Montgomery Township Municipal Offices will have a delayed opening of 10 AM today, Thursday March 8th. The Montgomery Senior Center is closed. The Montgomery more

"Farming in Millstone Valley" Film Screening Mar. 29
Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition proudly presents  A special preview evening of  "Farming in New Jersey’s Millstone Valley: Past & Present" Thursday, March 29, 5:30 more

NJ American Water Flushing Begins This Week, See Schedule
This spring and into the summer months, New Jersey American Water will perform its annual cleaning of the water distribution system to help ensure more

New Bus Service to Manhattan - POSTPONED
CORRECTION: The new bus service between Pike Run and Manhattan will NOT begin on March 5th.  A new start date is still being arranged. more

Spring Montgomery Twp. Newsletter is Here!
The Montgomery Township Spring Newsletters – both Government/Community and Recreation - are now available for your perusal.  Follow the links below to the two 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 more

What Makes Somerset County Unique? Take this Survey
Public Input Welcome on Somerset County Preservation Plans Deadline Extended to March 15 SOMERVILLE – What do you think makes Somerset County unique? What more

Senior Centers Closed Today, March 2
The following senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services will be closed Friday, March 2, in anticipation of more

First Half Sewer Bill Mailing Delayed
To All Montgomery Township Sewer Utility Users: Please be advised, the mailing of the 2018 Sewer Tax bills has been delayed. The first half more

New in NJ: Veterans Income Tax Exemption
Veterans Exemption: New this year is the Veterans Income Tax Exemption. Veterans are eligible for a $3,000 exemption on their NJ Income Tax return more

Clean Energy Incentives for Residents
Please read below flier from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Clean Energy Program, regarding tax free money to make energy improvements to more

Have You Checked Your Well Water this Year?
Well ownership comes with the responsibility of ongoing maintenance In recognition of Groundwater Awareness Week, March 11-17, the Somerset County Board of Freeholders and more

Operation Secure Shred 2018-19 Dates
Operation Secure Shred is sponsored by The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in cooperation with the County Department of Public Works.  All events more

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

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., 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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, 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, 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 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 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, 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 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. 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 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, 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 " 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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, 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), 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 more

2018 County Recycling Schedule
The Somerset County Recycling Curbside Pickup Schedule is now posted and may be viewed at: Source: Somerset County Division of Solid 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 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, 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 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, 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 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 more

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

Holiday Singalong Photos & Thank you!
What a wonderful night of holiday cheer on Monday! Please visit our Photo Gallery at: to see photos and read all about it! 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: Sunday, 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. 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 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 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, 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’ 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 more
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