News & Events


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

Rabies Alert
This month, there has been a surge in the number of rabies cases identified in wild animals near Montgomery. Protect yourself and your pets by...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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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