News & Events

Police Press Release 3/07/17
On Saturday March 4, at 1:43 A.M., Montgomery Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 206. During the traffic stop the officer detected 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 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 more

Police Press Release- 3/01/17
On Monday February 27, at 10:59 p.m., Montgomery Police stopped Michael Cieploch, 25, of Manville, NJ after observing an equipment violation on the vehicle 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 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 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 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 more

Police Press Release - 2/22/17
On Wednesday February 15, at 5:49 p.m., Montgomery Police and Montgomery EMS responded to Route 206 near Sunset Road for the report of a more

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

Tree Trimming / Removal - Cherry Valley Rd Improvement Project
PLEASE READ THIS 2/21/17 NOTICE FROM PSE&G ON TREE TRIMMING For additional information regarding PSE&G’s or Nelson Tree Service’s assistance, please contact Scott Blocker more

Upcoming "Sundays in the Parks" Events
“Early Birds: Birding with Brad Merritt”  March 5 Winter is almost over.  How have our feathered friends fared?  Accompany Rocky Hill resident Brad Merritt more

Canal Walk Feb. 25
The Delaware & Raritan Canal Watch will hold another in a series of interpretive walking tours of the D&R Canal on Saturday, Feb. 25 more

‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – Feb. 17
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Feb. 17. “Your more

Non-profits - Enjoy a Community Box at a Somerset Patriots Game!
Deadline Nearing to Enjoy Ballpark Community Box Nonprofits, Community Organizations: Requests due by 4 p.m. on Feb. 17 Requests are now being accepted to more

Annual Pasta Drive, MHS Boys Basketball
The Montgomery High School Boys Basketball team is proud to sponsor our annual pasta drive! All donations will be given to the Montgomery Food more

Carrier Clinic Coffeehouse Series Feb. 22 - Beat the Winter Blues
CarrierCoffeehouseDon’tbeSAD2.22.2017 Download more

Important Reminder: Think Before You Flush
Avoid Drain Pain – Don’t Flush These Things Just because the package says flushable doesn’t mean it’s true.  Many items marketed as disposable and/or more

Police Press Release - 02/08/17
On Friday February 3, at 12:50 a.m., Montgomery Police stopped Ian Pillersmith, 18, of Titusville, NJ after observing an equipment violation on the vehicle more

Police Press Release - 1/31/17
On 1/27/2017 at approximately 5:13 p.m., Jordan Shapiro, 33, of West Windsor, NJ was arrested for possession of marijuana. A Montgomery Patrol Officer stopped more

Businesses Need to File Recycling Tonnage Reports by March 1
In accordance with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Recycling Regulation NJAC 7:26A-10.3, businesses are responsible for the separation and proper disposal of mandatory more

Kid Connection Preschool Open House Feb. 11th
Montgomery Kid Connection will be hosting a Preschool open house and registration event for new families on Saturday February 11th 9am-12pm. Meet and greet more

Tax Window Opening for Extended Hours
The Montgomery Township tax collector's window will be open for extended hours during the first quarter property tax period. From February 1st until February 28th, more

Women's Only Winter Formal Event Feb. 10th
Women's Only Winter Formal event being organized by Montgomery South Asian Charity Foundation for the benefit of Montgomery EMS The event will be held more

“Weeds and Wildflowers in Winter" Feb. 5th
This walk in Hobler Park is in a large open field, rich in grasses, flowers and wildlife.   Come learn to identify plants in more

"The Black Soldier in the Revolutionary War" - Feb. 5 Talk
The Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition in partnership with the Hillsborough Reformed Church proudly presents: The Black Soldier in the  American Revolutionary War an interpretation by Joe more

Deputy Mayor Cuts Ribbon at New Asian Restaurant
  Montgomery Deputy Mayor Rich Smith congratulates the management of the newly opened "Aja" Restaurant at 1736 Rt. 206 South in Skillman, upon their more

'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive Jan. 20
Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced that the first 2017 “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need more

Twp. Committee Reorganizes for 2017
Selects Ed Trzaska for his 3rd Tenure as Mayor The Montgomery Township Committee renewed their commitment to continued fiscal responsibility and high quality public more

Police Press Release - 01/12/17
On January 12th at approximately 3:45 p.m., John D. Cashman Jr. was arrested for trespassing. Cashman is 47 years old and resides in Rocky more

New! Yoga/Pilates Strength w/ Liz
New! Yoga/Pilates Strength w/ Liz Dates: Mon, Jan 23 - Mar 20 (no 2/20) Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm Cost: $90 (8 weeks) Location: Otto Kaufman more

Inspirational Boot Camp w/ Liz!
NEW! Inspirational Boot Camp w/ Liz Dates: Mon, Jan 23 - Mar 20 (no 2/20) Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm Cost: $120 (8 weeks, includes more

Police Press Release - 01/09/17
On January 7, Officer Jason Larsen stopped a vehicle operated by Matthew Miller, 30, of South Plainfield, NJ for speeding. During the course of more

Christmas Tree Drop-off and Pick-up Starts Jan. 9
The Montgomery Township Department of Public Works will be starting curbside Christmas tree collection on Monday, January 9, 2017.  Please do not wait to more

Recycling Pickup Delay Due to Holiday
Recycling collection is Friday, Jan. 6th in Montgomery.  There are delays in pickup occurring due to holiday volumes.  Please leave your recycling at the more

Model for Healthy Living - Through the Lens of Scripture, Begins Sat., Jan. 8
This 11 week Sunday School class is designed to explore 7 aspects of healthy living: faith life, work, exercise, medical, emotional, nutrition, and friends more

Police Press Release - 01/04/17
On December 27, 2016 Officer Ryan Gray conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle being operated by Laquan Rhym-Tate, 19, of Hillsborough, NJ more

Montgomery Senior Center - January Activities
The senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services have announced the January program schedule.  All programs begin at more

Gibraltar Rock Donates Holiday Turkeys to Fire Fighters
This season represents the 7th successive year that Gibraltar Rock of Belle Mead expressed their gratitude for the service that volunteer fire fighters of more

Police Press Release - 12/29/16
On Thursday December 22nd at approximately 6:15 a.m., Montgomery Police, Montgomery Fire Companies 1 and 2 and Montgomery EMS responded to Cherry Valley Road more

‘First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-off on Jan. 7
BRIDGEWATER - Somerset County Freeholder Mark Caliguire, recycling liaison, invites residents to take advantage of the next First Saturday of the Month Drop-off event more

Police Press Release - 12/20/16
On Tuesday November 29, at 4:35 a.m., Montgomery Police located a suspicious occupied vehicle parked in the Mill Pond Park parking area. The park more

Line Dancing Night Jan. 6th
Led by DJ Dave Kim Friday–January 6, 2017 7 PM to 11 PM Adults $15; Students $10 (College Students pay Student Rate with ID) more

Township Committee 2017 Reorganization Mtg. January 5th
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the 2017 Montgomery Township Committee Reorganization Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will more

New Captain / Police Director Thomas Wain Sworn-in
Kurt Rock Also Sworn in as Lieutenant. For the first time in almost a decade, Montgomery Township has appointed a new Police Director. Captain more

Nominations Sought 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

Montgomery Girls Softball - Spring Registration Now Open!
Register now at for our Spring season!! more

Police Press Release - 12/09/16
On December 8, 2016 at 7:10 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle crash on Route 206 near Wall Street. Jason Monahan, more

Township's 2017 Recycling Drop-off Dates
(Note: Not to be confused with Curbside Pickup or Container Facility days.) Drop-Off Box for Recyclables at Montgomery Public Works Yard – For the more

Veterans Town Hall Mtg. & Claims Set for Dec. 14
Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine invites veterans, their families, and advocates to attend a Town Hall Meeting & Claims Clinic Wednesday, Dec. 14, more

Snow Plowing: What Montgomery Does, How Residents Can Help
Clearing township roads when snow storms hit is more logistically challenging than you might think.  Residents play an important role. Please read down to more

Toastmasters Gavel Club for Kids
Calling All 3rd to 8th Graders Montgomery Gavel Club is a youth leadership program, affiliated to Toastmasters International. The club enables participants to develop more

Police Press Release - 12/02/16 & 12/05/16
12/05/16 On December 4, 2016, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Youbens Dessalines, 20, of Hamilton was arrested for underage possession of alcohol. Dessalines was stopped more

New Shops /Neighborhood in Belle Mead Balanced by Open Space
What is the construction visible along Rt. 206 near Pike Run? “Country Club Meadows” is a mixed use development which has broken ground along more

Montgomery EMS Blood Drive on December 10th
Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Montgomery EMS more

December 1st is World AIDS Day
Working Towards an AIDS-Free Generation Each year, millions of people around the world will stand together on December 1st in part to remember the more

Santa Claus is coming to Town & he is on a Fire Engine! Imagine how excited your children will be to have Santa Claus more

Santa's Calling
Santa’s Calling! Santa will call the children in town to wish them a happy holiday on Tuesday & Wednesday evening, Dec 13 & 14 more

Tree Lighting & Holiday Singalong
Tree Lighting & Holiday Sing-Along! Please join us for a festive celebration of the December holidays featuring a sing-along, tree lighting & refreshments. Our more

Police Press Release - 11/28/16
On Friday November 19, at 9:36 p.m., police responded to Fairview Road for a reported motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival police located a BMW 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

'First Saturday of the Month' Recycling Drop-off Dec. 3rd
First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-Off Dec. 3 Somerset County Freeholder Mark Caliguire, recycling liaison, invites residents to take advantage of the next First more

Trinity Craft Fair & Bake Sale Dec. 10th
Trinity Church of Rocky Hill's annual Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, December 10, from 9 am to 1 pm. more

Sinterklaas Holiday Bazaar Dec. 3rd
Saturday, December 3, 9AM – 2PM Blawenburg Reformed Church 424 Rt. 518, Blawenburg, NJ Handcrafted Ornaments, Quilted & Knitted Items, Handmade Cards Homemade Baked Goods, more

DEP Launches Pilot Mobile App for Reporting Non-Emergency Environmental Incidents
The Department of Environmental Protection has launched a pilot mobile application that will enhance protection of public health and the environment by enabling the more

Drought Warning Now in Effect - H2O Conservation Measures
State Has Issued Drought Warning A drought warning has been issued for the following 14 counties — in which millions of New Jerseyans rely on the more

Family Winterfest at M.J. Library
Crafts, Refreshments, Snowman Toss, Lifesized Candyland - All are welcome! Mary Jacobs Library, Washington St., Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 Go to for further more

Police Press Release - 11/21/16
On 11/17/2016 at 12:08 a.m., Shaan Kelly, 25, of Belle Mead was stopped on Berkley Avenue during the investigation of a hit and run more

MEMS Blood Drive Dec. 10th
Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, December 10, 2015 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Montgomery EMS more

Waldorf School Winter Events
Educating the Head, Heart, and Hands of Children PreK–Grade 8 WOW! Waldorf on Wednesdays Group Tours + More December 7, February 1 & February 15, more

NJDOT: Work to Resume Mon., Nov. 21 on Rt. 518 Bridge
According to a November 18th press release received from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, work on the Rt. 518 Bridge in Rocky Hill more

Carrier Coffeehouse on Dec. 7th
See the following flyer for details: carriercoffeehouseposter DOWNLOAD more

Library Thanksgiving Hours
Somerset County Library System of New Jersey has announced Library branch Thanksgiving holiday hours. All SCLSNJ library branches will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, more

2016 Turkey Donation Program with ShopRite of Montgomery
Montgomery Township is pleased to announce that we will once again work with ShopRite of Montgomery on a Turkey Donation program for Thanksgiving 2016. more

Photos of Montgomery Veterans Day Celebration
Please go to this website's Photo Gallery pages at: Source: Montgomery Twp. Clerks more

Jersey Cares Annual Winter Coat Drive thru Dec. 7th
More than just an article of clothing, your coat can open opportunities for someone who needs one. You can enable a job-seeker to continue more

Pop Warner Jr. Var. Football in Eastern Region Final
MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY - COME CHEER ON OUR TEAM! Our Pop Warner Junior Varsity Football Team (11 & 12 year old) is in the Eastern more

SCVTHS Students Decorate American Flag Retiring Box
Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano, in collaboration with county Veterans Services Director Peter Niemiec and the Somerset County Vocational & Technical Schools, is 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

Holiday Piano Concert Dec. 4th
Christmas Piano Concert Dr. Laura Bell   Featuring Festive Sing-Along and Organist,  Dr. Anthony Godlefski Sunday December 4th, 2016 - 4 PM Montgomery United 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 only (does more

Trial Run Oct. 24 – Nov. 30 For the public’s convenience, Montgomery Township will institute new hours at our tax collector window during the more

Police Press Release - 11/03/16
On Sunday October 30th, at 1:27 p.m., Montgomery Police and Montgomery Township EMS responded to County Route 601 near the Dutchtown Zion Road intersection more

New Express Bus Line to NYC from Hillsborough
A new express bus line from Hillsborough to New York City began running in October. The new line operates weekdays only from the Hillsborough Promenade, more

Proposed Gas Compressor Station in Franklin Twp. - Environmental Impact Study
UPDATE - Montgomery Twp. Committee Resolution 16-11-209 in Opposition of Project - 11/03/16   Ebulletin Archive- See Nov. 4 The staff of the Federal Energy more

Zwicker Announces Fall Open House Nov. 14th
Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker is hosting a Fall Open House on Monday, November 14th from 6 to 8 PM at his offices at 23 Orchard Road, more

GPYO Auditions Dec. 19
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra(GPYO) will be holding auditions on Monday, December 19 for new members.  We are looking for elementary through high school students more

Lead Poisoning Prevention
A 2 year old child goes to his doctor for a routine check-up. During the visit, his mom tells the doctor that she is more

Police Press Release - 10/27/16
On Sunday, October 23rd at 12:38 p.m., police responded to Kilpatrick Lane for the report of a motor vehicle burglary that had occurred over more

Police Press Release - 10/26/16
On October 21, 2016 at 4:32 p.m., Vyacheslav Kurus, 43, of Huntingdon Valley, PA, was stopped on Grandview Road. During the stop, it was more

Library to hold 11th Annual Food & Wine Fundraiser Nov. 5
The Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Foundation will host its 11th annual food and wine fundraising event at the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library, 64 Washington Street, more

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs & Cats
  In partnership with Montgomery Township Animal Control Protect your pet (and your community)! Saturday, November 19, 2016 Hopewell Borough Train Station 2 Railroad more

Police Press Release - 10/17/16
On October 5, 2016, Eileen Bradley, 58, of Skillman turned herself in at MTPD on an outstanding warrant issued by the Montgomery Municipal Court more

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off 10/22
Somerset County Freeholder Mark Caliguire, recycling liaison, invites residents to take advantage of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) drop-off events to clean up  household hazardous more

Volunteers Sought for Fall Leaf Clean-Up
Would you like to help an elderly or disabled person get his or her yard ready for the winter months? The Somerset County Office more

NJAW Work on Orchard Rd. near Opossum begins Oct. 10th
Starting October 10, 2016 NJ American Water will be working on Orchard Road near Opossum Road.  Roads will remain open but be alert for more

Youth Conference: 'Leadership in Action: Qualities of a Leader'
Somerset County teens in grades 7 to 12 are invited to attend Somerset County’s 20th annual Youth Conference on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6 more

The History of U.S. Presidential Elections & NJ - Nov. 3rd
On Nov. 3rd at 7 pm., Van Harlingen Historical Society will present Brian Armstrong, the President of the South River Historical & Preservation Society more

Leadership Somerset Deadline Oct. 31 - Open House Oct. 5 & 13
Application Deadline is Oct. 31 Adults who live or work in Somerset County are invited to apply for the Class of 2017. You may more
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