News & Events


Montgomery Fireworks Spectacular Set for June 28
There will be lots of fun for the whole family on the front lawn of Montgomery High School on June 28th!  Starting at 6 pm,...read more

Montgomery Preserves 62 acres of Sourland Open Space
Montgomery Township closed Tuesday on 62 acres of forested land fronting on Spring Hill Road in the Sourlands. This property was targeted for preservation due...read more

Mayor Cuts Ribbon on New Allstate Office
    Allstate Agent, Raina Rauf and her team were proud and happy that Mayor Mark Conforti was able to help them celebrate the opening...read more

Clem Fiori Sourland Exhibit Reception June 23
Opening on June 23, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free Enjoy a photo exhibit by Clem Fiori, renowned local nature photographer and Chairman of the...read more

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...read more

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...read more

$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...read more

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,...read more

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...read more

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,...read more

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...read more

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...read more

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...read more

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...read more

Seed Contest Winner!
Nathan Han, age 9 and a third grader at the Waldorf School, won this year's Arbor Day seed contest, organized by Montgomery Township's Shade Tree...read more

Township Summer Newsletter
For your reading pleasure, please follow these links to the two Montgomery Township Newsletter sections in PDF:  MUNICIPAL & COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER   Now with article...read more

Kid Connection Now Enrolling for Fall
Montgomery Kid Connection, Montgomery’s Preschool, Kindergarten Enrichment program, and Before/After school is now enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year.   Please click on this Kid Connection...read more

Skillman Park Tree Planting This Weekend
Please join us to plant our remaining trees this Saturday June 9 and Sunday June 10 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at Skillman Park.  Park in...read more

Primary Election Results
Please follow this link to Spreadsheet of unofficial preliminary election results for the Primary Election of June 5, 2018: http://www.twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/RESULTS-PRIMARY-ELECTION-2018.pdf Source: Montgomery Twp. Clerks Office...read more

Safe Storage of Firearms & Operation ChildSafe
MESSAGE FROM THE MONTGOMERY TWP. POLICE DEPARTMENT  In light of recent horrific shootings in the nation, the Police Department would like to remind all residents...read more

Farmers Market Now Open Every Saturday Morning
When: Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, June 2 – October 27 What:  Fresh seasonal produce, local meats, bread, lunch items, soap and honey, and much...read more

Montgomery Rodeo June 9 & 10, Barn Dance June 8
On June 9th and 10th 2018, the Drift family will host the 25th Anniversary of the Montgomery Rodeo at Daube Farm in Skillman NJ. Professional cowboys...read more

MONTGOMERY RATED A+ in “BEST PLACES TO LIVE”
Montgomery Township has received an A+ rating for 2018 as reported in the Princeton Patch on April 10th.  Niche has come out with its new...read more

‘Not in Our Town’ Meeting June 4th
A local affiliate of a national non-profit group called ‘Not In Our Town – Montgomery’ will hold its next meeting on June 4 from 7-9...read more

Memorial Day Flag Lowering a Moving Moment
EVENT PHOTOS ON FLICKR Montgomery Township’s Memorial Day Flag-Lowering Ceremony on Monday, May 28th was an inspirational and solemn event honoring those U.S. servicemen and...read more

Mayor Announces "One Montgomery" Committee
At the May 17th Township Committee meeting, Mayor Mark Conforti announced the formation of “One Montgomery,” a new mayoral ad hoc committee. Its goal is...read more

What are your Community’s Health Needs?
Robert Wood Johnson/Barnabas University Hospital Somerset, in cooperation with Healthier Somerset, an organization of which Montgomery Twp. Health Department is an active member, is conducting a...read more

Line Dancing at Elks Every 4th Wed. Night
Come kick up your heels and learn to line dance!  A dance is held every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Princeton Elks Lodge...read more

Freeholders Adopt Somerset County Budget, Reduce Tax Rate
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has adopted a 2018 budget that reduces the county tax rate. “While Trenton is poised to increase the...read more

Montgomery FunFest Sept. 9th - Don't Miss It!
Save the date! The Montgomery FunFest is a day of fun for everyone; with more than a hundred booths showcasing local businesses, art, contemporary crafts,...read more

Mayor's Visit to Rock Brook School
On May 18th the Rock Brook School, 109 Orchard Road, Skillman, NJ hosted its 4th Annual Family Night/Community Open House. Growing bigger and better every year, this...read more

June 3 First Sunday in Park "Teachings from the Turtle Clan"
Day:  Sunday, June 3rd Time: 4 p.m. What:   Teachings From The Turtle Clan, The original inhabitants of the Sourland Region Where:  Montgomery Park, Lower parking lot, Harlingen...read more

Rock Brook Celebration June 3rd
Sunday, June 3 – Rock Brook Celebration … An Afternoon of Wine & Chocolate Join us for the 4th Annual Rock Brook Celebration … An...read more

Township's Comments on Draft EIS - Proposed Gas Compressor Station in Franklin Twp.
Montgomery Township officials have issued comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in review of the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) submitted by Transcontinental...read more

Second Year of Grant to Support Montgomery EMS
Investors Bank Award for First Responder Vehicle Purchase Pictured with a ceremonial check for a $12,500, the second of four installments of a grant of...read more

Mail-in Ballots Available for June Primary
Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter wants residents to be aware that voters can apply for a mail-in ballot for primary elections, which will be held...read more

Marquand Park to host Paint Out Princeton on May 19
Area artists are invited to set up their easels in Marquand Park in Princeton on Saturday, May 19, in the third of a series of...read more

Run with Rotary - Great Weather, Another Great Year
The Montgomery/Rocky Hill Rotary Club has shared a photo album of highlights from the April 22 "Run with Rotary", held at Skillman Park in combination...read more

April 14th Stream Clean-up Thank You!
Montgomery Township Environmental Commission/Sustainable Montgomery members (l tor r): Jeff Salton, Mary Reece, and Frank Derby joined forces with the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association...read more

Wildflower Walk May 6
SUNDAY, MAY 6 1:00 to 2:00 PM April showers bring May flowers the saying goes.  As the weather warms, Nature’s breaks explosively to  life.  Sarah...read more

Wellness Initiative April 29
April 29 2018 HMHBI STAND flyer-2 Source: Montgomery Recreation Dept....read more

Sporting Clays Event May 15
The Montgomery Police Benevolent Association (PBA) #355 is holding a Sporting Clays Event on May 15th in LeHigh Valley, Pa.  This is a fundraiser for...read more

Fireworks Sponsorship Invite to Businesses
FIREWORKS 2018 FUNDRAISING AND PLANNING Promotional Opportunity for Businesses We are once again in the process of raising funds for Montgomery Township's 2018 Independence Day...read more

Crab Apple Planting Marks Arbor Day 2018
In observance of Arbor Day on April 13th, Montgomery Township officials dedicated a new "Donald Wyman" crabapple tree planted at Mill Pond Park. Pictured (l...read more

MBA Spring Social April 26
Montgomery Business Association announces their Spring Social!  5PM sharp  guided tour of the Sourland Mountain Spirits Distillery, located in scenic Hopewell, NJ. After tour, everyone...read more

Woman's Club Supports Child Abuse Prevention
Betty Vamos, a member of The Montgomery Woman’s Club, placed a sign and pinwheels in front of the Montgomery Township Municipal Building to demonstrate Club...read more

Concert May 6 @ Methodist Church
CONCERT: Pipe Organ & Piano SUNDAY, May 6, 2018, 4:30 PM  Concert Pianist:  Dr. Laura Bell  & Concert Organist Shea Velloso “Crowd Pleasers and "Barnstormers” An afternoon...read more

Rummage Sale May 4 & 5, MUMC
Montgomery United Methodist Women’s Rummage Sale Huge Rummage Sale Fri. 5/4, 9am-7pm, Sat 5/5, 9-12 bag day. Clothing, baby, toys, sports, household & more. Global...read more

Former Mayor Robert W. Kress, 1939-2018
Former Mayor Robert W. Kress was honored in memoriam by the Montgomery Township Committee at their meeting April 19th. Mayor Mark Conforti called for a...read more

Penn Medicine Community Health Needs Survey
PENN MEDICINE PRINCETON HEALTH 2018 COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY Health and wellness matters to everyone. That’s why Penn Medicine Princeton Health wants to know...read more

Next Free Shredding Date April 28
The next Operation Secure Shred free document-shredding event will be held April 28 at Auten Road School in Hillsborough. A valid NJ driver's license is...read more

Earth Day this Sun., April 22 - Recyclables To Bring
Get Your Spring Clean On! Come Drop Off Below Items for Recycling/Reuse! 13th Annual Earth Day Fair on Sunday, April 22, 2018, Noon to 3...read more

Earth Day Fair April 22 Follows Run with Rotary
Come for the run, Stay for the Fair! Start your day with a little exercise for a good cause. The 12th annual RUN WITH ROTARY...read more

Meet the Mayor Discussion & Photos
Mayor Mark Conforti, Deputy Mayor Christine Madrid, Township Administrator Donato Nieman and other officials and staff were joined by a vibrant group of Montgomery business...read more

Rummage Sale, Blawenburg Church, April 20 & 21
Friday, April 20, 9-6 Saturday, April 21, 9-3  (1/2 price) 424 Route 518 (Cook Hall behind the church), Skillman, NJ 08558 www.BlawenburgChurch.org Plenty of treasures...read more

BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – April 20
Food Bank Network Serves 1,400+ Families a Month Freeholder Patricia Walsh encourages you to donate to the next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food...read more

Raritan Valley Chorus Spring Concert May 20
ROUNDELAY: The Circles of Our Lives Join us for a singer's exploration of the “circles of our lives” – from archetypal symbols to musical styles,...read more

"Blue Pomegranate" Season Open April 12
Blue Pomegranate is launching its fifth season on Thursday, April 12 at 7 PM. Indie rock group, The B Zero B Project, will provide the...read more

Stream Clean-up April 14th - Join us @ Mill Pond Park!
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.,...read more

Change Party Affiliation by April 11, Register to Vote by May 15
Wednesday, April 11 is 55 days prior to the Primary Election on June 5th and the deadline for changing party affiliation. See: http://www.nj.gov/state/dos_press-releases-2018-0328.html Please note...read more

Twp. Container Facility for Branches - EXTENDED FOR 4TH WEEK
Due to the extensive damage to trees from recent storms, a FOURTH WEEK of permit-free access to the Container Facility for tree limbs only has...read more

Safety Alert on Carbon Monoxide & Hookah Pipe Use
Please see the following alert from the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System: VIEW & DOWNLOAD FULL NOTICE Hookah and CO Poisoning_March2018 Source: NJPIES...read more

Take the New Library Features Survey by 4/10
The opportunity to build a new library for Montgomery has recently presented itself as part of the ongoing town hall initiative. Somerset County Library System...read more

Passport Hours Extended, Fees Increase 4/02
Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter wants residents to be aware that the U.S. Department of State plans to increase passport processing fees from $25 to...read more

Doc Shredding Dates in 2018
*REMINDER* Free Document Shredding for Somerset County Residents First of 10 Shredding Events is March 31 in Hillsborough   The Somerset County Board of Chosen...read more

Donation to First Responders by Nassau Tennis
Members of Nassau Tennis Club of Montgomery have once again made a generous donation to each of Montgomery Township's emergency response units - Fire Companies...read more

Freeholders to Fund Second School Resource Officer @ SCVTHS
Freeholders Urge Somerset County Schools to Follow their Lead & Enhance Security Following the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick...read more

Textiles will no Longer be Accepted
Effective immediately, the Somerset County Recycling Center will no longer accept textiles. Post Date:03/19/2018 3:09 PM Effective immediately, Somerset County will no longer accept textiles...read 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 is...read 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 of...read 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 the...read 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 in...read 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!...read 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 League-educated...read 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,...read 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 organization...read 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 at...read 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 following...read 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 Township...read 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 to...read 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 that...read 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.  Please...read 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 newsletter...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

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 do...read 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 inclement...read 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 year...read 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 if...read 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 home...read 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 Department...read 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 run...read 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...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

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

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

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
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