News & Events

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

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. 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 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, 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 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 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 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 more

Protect your loved ones receiving care Safe Care Cam is a new program designed for those New JErsey resident who suspect their loved ones 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. more

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 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 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, 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 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 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 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) 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 or call 609-454-3147. This clinic will 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 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. *************************************************************************************************** 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. 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 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 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 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 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. more

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