News & Events


Fall Flu Shot Clinics
Montgomery Health Department announces Fall Flu Clinics Vaccinating ages 4 to 104 Offering more clinics for your convenience! Free for Medicare recipients The Centers for...read more

Three County Recycling Drop-offs in October
October Recycling Drop-offs: ‘First Saturday,’ E-waste, Household Hazardous Waste ‘First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-off in Bridgewater Oct. 7 Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Patrick...read more

NJ Am Water Notice of Work - Township Line Road
September 20, 2017   To our customers and neighbors in Hillsborough / Montgomery Township: New Jersey American Water is committed to providing high quality, reliable...read more

NJ Am Water Notice of Work Pike Run Road
September 20, 2017 To our customers and neighbors in Montgomery Township: New Jersey American Water is committed to providing high quality, reliable water service to...read more

Montgomery Named a Purple Heart Town
Montgomery Township’s new designation as a “Purple Heart Township” was marked with a public ceremony at the Township building Tuesday, September 19th.  This designation recognizes...read more

"The Deer Stand" Film Oct. 3rd
Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Space and the Sourland Conservancy are hosting a film premiere of “The Deer Stand”, a short documentary about the white...read more

Purple Heart Community Dedication Sept. 19th
PURPLE HEART COMMUNITY DEDICATION Save the date! Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6:00 PM Montgomery Twp. Municipal Building Downstairs Courtroom (south side door by Police entrance)...read more

Park Clean-up Sept. 24th
Organized by Girl Scout Troop 60454 Join us at Montgomery Veterans Park on Sunday, September 24th from 1 1:00am - 2:00pm Engage in great community...read more

Weekend Journey through the Past Oct. 14-15
Here is a sneak preview of Somerset County’s 12th Annual Weekend Journey through the Past, sponsored by the county Cultural & Heritage Commission.  Mark your...read more

September is Nat'l Preparedness Month: Do You Have a Plan?
You get ready for a lot of things in life, shouldn’t emergencies be one of them? During an emergency, it is easy to feel helpless....read more

19th Century Life in Montgomery 9/26
Join us on September 26th at 7 pm at the Mary Jacobs Library to  learn about Montgomery Township in the 1800s.   The population was a few thousand...read more

Toastmasters Gavel Club for Kids starts Oct. 2nd!
CALLING ALL 3rd – 8th GRADERS!! Montgomery Gavel Club is a youth leadership program, affiliated to Toastmasters International. The club enables participants to develop their...read more

Job Fair Sept. 27
Annual Job Fair: Wednesday, September 27, 2017   10:00AM-1:30 PM Open to the public.  Dress for success and bring your resume. Career workshops will also be...read more

College Night @ Library 9/25
Monday, September 25th at 7 pm (Rescheduled from 9/11) •Early steps of college application process •PSAT, SAT, and ACT test preparation •How to effectively choose...read more

Composting Workshop Sept. 20th
Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Patrick Scaglione, recycling liaison, invites county residents to attend a backyard-composting workshop Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m....read more

Autumn Craft Bazaar & Flea Market 9/23
By the Jersey Harmony Chorus Craft Bazaar & Flea Market hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date: September 30, 2017 Location: Grounds of the...read more

Montgomery hosted 9-11 Open Houses Monday
Two open houses were held Monday at the 9-11 Monument near the upper parking lot of Montgomery Veterans Park. The first was held at 9:45...read more

Blawenburg Village School's 2017-18 Season
Blawenburg Village School (BVS) is a licensed, non-profit preschool for children 2 - 6 years old.  BVS seeks to nurture the social, developmental, emotional and...read more

Fall Newsletters Now Posted!
Municipal and Community Newsletter, Fall 2017 Latest government news, community happenings, and more Highlights include: road and park improvements and open space acquisitions, Montgomery Videos...read more

Veterans Claims Clinic Sept. 7th
Veterans Claims Clinic: Thursday, September 7th, 2017   9:15AM-2:00 PM Hunterdon County Library 314 NJ-12, Flemington, NJ 08822 *Please RSVP to Asmzwicker@njleg.org or call 609-454-3147. This clinic will give...read more

Montgomery Seniors Make Musical "Sunshine"
They have been taking ukulele lessons at the Montgomery Township Senior Center and put on a concert last Friday, August. 18th. Check them out in...read more

County Recycling News - September
Take advantage of three drop-off events and a composting workshop in September The next curbside recycling pick-up in Montgomery Township is Friday, September 1st. ***************************************************************************************************...read more

Increase in Foodborne Illnesses in our Community
Montgomery Twp. – The Health Department has seen an increase in the number of foodborne illnesses in our area, especially over the past month. Foodborne...read more

Be Bear Aware
Black bears tend to move around this time of year seeking food in preparation for winter.  Residents can take a few basic precautions this summer...read more

Solar Eclipse Eye Safety
Please read this info sheet of guidelines for viewing a solar eclipse.  Please note when reading this sheet that in New Jersey, there will be...read more

Hunterdon Cty 4-H Fair Features Dirt Racing Tribute
The Flemington Speedway Historical Society will have its exhibit at the Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair, which will be held Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 23-27 at...read more

Somerset County Photo Contest
Somerset County Residents Asked to Submit Photos Deadline is Sept. 15 Whether you are a professional or amateur photographer living in Somerset County, you are...read more

3rd Quarter Property Tax Bills Mailing
Please be advised, Montgomery Township has received necessary tax figures from Somerset County and tax bills have been prepared for the second half of 2017. ...read more

Passport Fair Aug. 15 @ Community Center
Who:                     Skillman Post Office What:                    Passport Fair When:                   Tuesday, August 15, 2017 2:00-6:00 PM...read more

Montgomery Adds 34 Acres to Open Space
Part of Greenway along Rte. 518 Near Hopewell Montgomery Township is under contract to purchase a 34 acre property on the south side of Route...read more

Great Stream Exploration - Free Family Event
AUGUST 5 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Bessie Grover Memorial Park, 1 Camp Meeting Avenue, Skillman, NJ 08558 (near corner with Hollow Rd.) Join us...read more

Somerset County 4-H Fair - 8/9 to 8/11
August 9 – 11 10:00AM to 10:00PM daily North Branch Park (Milltown Road, Bridgewater) Free shuttles available at Raritan Valley Community College http://www.somersetcounty4h.org/fair/   Sampling...read more

School Supply Drive August 14 - 25
The Montgomery Township Food Pantry is getting ready for the Back-To-School season by holding a collection for new school supplies for Montgomery families using the...read more

NJDEP Guide: How to Help Monarch Butterflies Recover
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection has published a monarch butterfly conservation guide to educate the public about the insect's significant population decline and what...read more

Butterfly Festival August 12
The 2017 Watershed Butterfly Festival will be held on August 12 on the grounds of the 930 acre Stony Brook- Millstone Watershed Reserve. The Butterfly...read more

First Sat. Recycling Drop-off Aug. 5
Somerset County residents are encouraged to take advantage of the next First Saturday of the Month Drop-off event on Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. to...read more

Friday's Movie Night a great success!
Thank you to all those who came out to our free outdoor movie offering, "Sing!" last Friday night 7/21! It was a great success and...read more

Staying Safe During Summertime Heat
Exposure to excessive heat can cause illness, injury and death. Approximately 400 people die each year from exposure to heat due to weather conditions, and...read more

Draft Statewide Water Supply Plan
Public Review Hearings This Week Written Comments Accepted Through July 21st The Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled three daytime and one nighttime public meeting...read more

Carrier Clinic's Free Anxiety, Depression & Alcohol Screenings
July through December 2017 schedule is announced Carrier Clinic has announced free, confidential Anxiety and Depression Screenings and Alcohol Dependence Screenings through the end of...read more

Recycling Pickup Delays Possible Due to Holiday
Please leave recyclables at the curb. Remaining collections will be completed as soon as possible. Post Date:07/05/2017 10:47 AM Due to the Independence Day holiday,...read more

Stony Brook Bridge, Rt 206 Princeton, Closed 7/06 for 120 Days
The New Jersey Department of Transportation has announced that starting 12:01 a.m. on July 6, 2017, US Route 206 will be completely closed in both...read more

Montgomery Independence Day/Fireworks Photos
Thank you to all who made Thursday, June 29th a night to celebrate our Nation and a special night to remember in Montgomery Township! Please...read more

Library Catalog/Resource Outage Tues, June 27
On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, SCLSNJ (Somerset County Library System) services and resources including the library catalog, research resources, Flipster’s digital magazine application, Overdrive’s eBook...read more

2017-18 Deer Mgt Program Applications Now Available
Hunters interested in hunting deer on certain Montgomery open space lands for the 2017-18 season may find the program rules, maps of the properties, and...read more

Township Blood Drive - Thank you Donors!
On behalf of the Montgomery Township Health Department, we would like to extend a big thank-you to all residents, community partners and employees who rolled...read more

"History" Bike Tour of D&R Canal July 1
The Delaware & Raritan Canal Watch will hold a free history tour by bicycle along the D&R Canal towpath on Saturday, July 1, from Kingston...read more

2017 Montgomery Recreation Summer Camps
Don’t miss out on all our exciting Summer Camps! We offer all types of fun camps from a 6-week day camp to weekly camps, Acting,...read more

County Public Mtg on Housing Element of Master Plan
The public is invited to learn about and comment on the updated Housing Element of the Somerset County Master Plan at a meeting on Wednesday,...read more

EMS Cadets Recognized Upon Their Graduation
The Montgomery Township Committee on June 15 recognized those Montgomery EMS cadets who have graduated to full member status and thanked them for their contributions...read more

County Library System closed Father's Day
Somerset County Library System’s ten Library branches will be closed Sunday, June 18, 2017 in observance of Father’s Day. All branches will reopen as scheduled...read more

Video of Youth Nicotine Addiction Community Forum
A VIDEO OF THE JUNE 14 FORUM IS NOW AVAILABLE AT: http://montgomerynj.swagit.com/play/06142017-1316   Presented by Montgomery Township Health Department in Cooperation with Montgomery-Rocky Hill Municipal...read more

Montgomery EMS Blood Drive June 24
Montgomery EMS is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Sat., June 24 at 9 am to 2 pm at the MEMS Squad Building at 8...read more

Police Reminder: Lock Your Car/Remove Valuables
With the advent of summer, the Montgomery Township Police Department would like to take the time to remind the community to secure their vehicles and...read more

"Its a walk in the park": New Park Maps Available
Montgomery Township has developed a new series of parks maps which are user friendly and include the various amenities to be found in each of...read more

Reminder: Its Lyme Tick Season!
LYME-DISEASE-Flyer VIEW FLYER A growing number of Montgomery Twp. Residents are falling ill with diseases spread by ticks, such as Lyme disease and anaplasmosis. These...read more

Farmers' Market Saturdays
Happy Birthday to us!  The Farmers' Market celebrates 15 years and it's "crystal" clear why.  We offer fresh-from-the-source products, and our customers insist on that. ...read more

New Open Space with Unique History in Belle Mead
Montgomery Township has closed on a new tract of open space in Belle Mead near the Sourland Preserve.  Known as the Skillman / Hillmont property,...read more

Buy One Bring One Food Drive June 16th
Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced that the next “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will...read more

Primary Election Results 2017
Download Unofficial Montgomery Primary Election Count RESULTS – PRIMARY ELECTION-2017  ...read more

Where to Vote - Check Your Ballot or This District Map
Tomorrow, June 6th, is primary election day.  Don't forget to vote! Please Check Your District Number & Polling Location Before Going to Polls Always check...read more

Sourland Music Festival June 17
What if you took possibly the most beautiful concert site in New Jersey and added great local bands, some of the best food and drink...read more

Rock Brook School hosts 3rd Annual Community Open House
Pictured from Rock Brook School’s Community Open House are (left to right): Lauren, Rock Brook Student; Mary Caterson, Executive Director, Rock Brook School; Mark Caliguire,...read more

Senior Freeze Tax Relief Application Deadline Now Oct. 18
The Division of Taxation has mailed applications for the 2016 Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) Program to senior citizens and disabled residents who may be...read more

June Events at Princeton Elks
Flag Day Ceremony @ Princeton Elks Lodge 354 Route 518, Blawenburg, NJ Tuesday  June 13th @ 7:00pm   Country Dance Night @ Princeton Elks Lodge...read more

Photos of Memorial Day Service 2017
Despite the rainy, chilly weather, the Memorial Day service in Montgomery Twp. 5/29 was a well-attended, inspirational and solemn acknowledgement of those U.S. servicemen and...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

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

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

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

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

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

Help "Curb Hunger" in June when Recycling at Curbside
You can help “curb hunger” in your community! Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer has announced that the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the county...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

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

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
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