News & Events

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

Police Press Release - 10/03/16
On Sunday September 25, 2016, at 10:03 a.m., Montgomery Police arrested David Johnsen, 55, of Princeton after observing him walking through the Montgomery Shopping more

Fall Flu Vaccination Clinics
Montgomery Township Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12 & 19 Time: 9 AM to 1 PM Otto Kaufman Community Center 356 Skillman Rd. Skillman, NJ 08558 more

Photos of Montgomery FunFest '16 are Posted
Funfest was a day of fun for everyone on Sept. 25! The fair included more than a hundred-fifty booths showcasing local businesses, art, contemporary crafts, more

Fall Leaf Clean-up Help for Elderly & Disabled Residents
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

Police Press Release - 9/22/16
On September 19, 2016, at 7:40 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to the Wawa for the report of an intoxicated female. Inside the Wawa store, more

New Information on Zika Virus and Prevention
New information on the Zika virus has been posted on the Health Department's page of this website.   Downloadable PDF brochures provide info on more

Montgomery FunFest Sept. 25th - Come Join the Fun!
The Montgomery FunFest on Sunday, September 25th from 12-5 will be a day of fun for everyone; with more than a hundred-fifty booths showcasing more

Police Press Release - 9/19/16
On 09/03/2016 at 10:30 p.m., Kimberly Kurtin, 52, of Skillman was stopped on Rt. 601 after police observed her swerving over the double yellow more

Somerset County Weekend Journey through the Past
Don’t miss Somerset County’s 11th Annual Weekend Journey through the Past, an opportunity to step back in time.  More than 25 historic sites countywide more

Calling All Boys For Cub Scouts
Montgomery Twp. Cub Scouts is taking applications now for boys in 1st through 3rd grade interested in joining scouting. Discover how, for over 80 years, more

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition Sept. 17
A local competition of NFL PP&K comes to Montgomery! It is open to girls and boys age 6-15 and will be held on Saturday September 17, more

STEM Program for Girls Oct. 15 at Somerset Cty. VoTech
Somerset County Freeholder Director Patricia Walsh invites girls in grades six through eight to participate in a STEM program on Saturday, Oct. 15, from more

6-Week Free Program on Diabetes Self-Management
The Montgomery Evangelical Free Church will host a free six-week program on diabetes disease self-management, a participant education program developed by Stanford University. The more

9-11 Blood Drive Sept. 16 - Please Give!
Give the gift of life! Blood supplies often decrease after the summer months. Blood drives are being held in Montgomery to honor our emergency services more

South Somerset County CROP Hunger Walk Oct. 16
When:     Sunday October 16, 2016 Registration begins: 1:30pm Walk begins: 2:00pm Where:   Harlingen Reformed Church, Corner of Route 206 & Dutchtown-Harlingen Rd., Belle Mead, more

Freeholders Bridge Funding Gap to Continue Rt. 518 Construction
Somerset County Freeholder Board Bridges Funding Gap with State of New Jersey over Route 518 Construction County Route 518 Bridge to Re-open After Successful Summer more

Community Coffeehouse at Carrier Clinic
Come out for coffee and conversation onTuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the BRC Cafe at Carrier Clinic. Topic: "What happens more

Celebrate the High Holidays at Congregation Kehilat Shalom
Tickets Available to Community Summer is winding down and congregants at Congregation Kehilat Shalom (CKS) are already preparing for The Jewish High Holidays – more

Walk of Hope & Awareness Day Sept. 17 @ Carrier Clinic
Carrier Clinic’s sixth annual Walk of Hope & Awareness Day will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9am to 12noon.  The day more

Voters wanted to serve as Poll Workers
The Somerset County Election Board is looking for registered voters to serve as poll workers for the upcoming General Election on November 8 and more

Police Press Release - 09/12/16
On Monday August 29th, at 6:09 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to Route 518 near the intersection of Spring Hill Road for a hit and more

MEMS Cadet Spaghetti Dinner Oct. 2
Come on out for the 3rd annual Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Montgomery EMS Cadets to benefit the Cadet program on October 2nd, 2016 more

'BOBO' Fridays' Food Drive - Sept. 16
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Sept. 16. “The more

Deer Hunting Program September 10th to February 18th
In order to help control the deer population, Montgomery Township administers an annual program that allows deer hunting on certain open space properties of more

Police Press Release - 9/07/16
On Thursday August 25th, at 7:27 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to Route 206 near the intersection of Platz Drive for a motor vehicle crash more

Recycling Drop-off Sept. 10 & Haz. Waste Day Sept. 17
‘First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-Off Sept. 10 Somerset County Freeholder Mark Caliguire, recycling liaison, invites residents to take advantage of the next First Saturday more

Libraries offer talks on Author H.G. Wells - Sept. 22 & Oct. 18
Princeton University Professor Alfred Bendixen will lecture about English author H.G. Wells (1866 -1946) and, in particular, Wells’ first novel, The Time Machine, at more

Call for Fall Interns at DoughMain
DoughMain Education Foundation is seeking students to serve as interns, develop professionally and see the direct lasting impact they can make on an organization more

Backyard Composting Workshops include a Compost Bin
Somerset County will be holding two composting workshops on Wednesday, September 21 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m and again at 6:30 to 8 pm. The more

Historic Camp Meeting Revival Sept. 17
Saturday, September 17th 11am-2pm Skillman Park (across Route 601 from Montgomery High School)   Wear your Sunday best or come as you are! Bring more

Students' Use of Buses Can Help Cut Down Traffic
Officials Encourage Student Use of School Buses in light of Rt. 518 Bridge Closure Due to the continued closure of the Rt. 518 bridge more

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Returns for New Season
On September 12th, GPYO returns for another exciting season with two new staff members.  David Rabinowitz, the band teacher at Montgomery middle school takes over as more

Now Hiring, Aquatic Supervisors!
Calling all local college age students! We are looking for aquatic supervisors to assist with our exciting aquatic programs including our swim team! Individuals more

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

Huge Rummage Sale Sept 23-24
Montgomery United Methodist Women 117 Sunset Road, Belle Mead, NJ                                   Friday, September 23, 9am - 7pm  Saturday September 24th* Bag day- 9am-12pm               Find great more

Deputy Mayor Cuts Ribbon on New International Ring at Princeton Show Jumping
Sarah Wayda, Andrew Philbrick, Alexander Wise Philbrick, Deputy Mayor Ed Trzaska and Anne Kursinski opened the International Ring Sunday at Princeton Show Jumping Montgomery Township's more

Township Officials speak out on Skillman Loop Pipeline Completion Issues
We would like to update Montgomery residents on the Township's position and involvement in the NJDEP's review of the Transco Skillman Loop pipeline project. more

Please take the Public Health Services 3-min. Survey
Your Health Department wants to know what you think! Montgomery Township Health Department is committed to protecting the Health and Safety of those who live, more

Emerald Ash Borer Seminar
Wednesday, September 14 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM Hopewell Presbyterian Church 80 West Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ 08525 The invasive Emerald Ash Borer more

Aerial Cover Crop Seeding Begins Aug. 29th on Local Farms
Residents in parts of Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren Counties may spot some low-flying aircraft over neighboring corn and soybean fields in the coming days. more

Police Press Release - 8/25/16
On August 23, 2016 at 4:45 p.m., Jeffrey Kolodziej, 19, of Montgomery was stopped on Route 206 for suspicion of intoxication. During the stop, more

Police Press Release - 8/22/16
On Tuesday August 9, at 6:00 p.m., Montgomery Police and Montgomery EMS responded to the Johnson & Johnson facility on Grandview Road in Skillman more

New NJ Mountain Bike League for Grades 6-12, Info Mtg. Sept. 1st
        Attn: Montgomery High Schoolers and Middle Schoolers Now Recruiting - Riders, Parents, Coaches, Volunteers NJ director Tom Kruse will host more

Monarch & MeadowFest
This family friendly program will include activity stations located throughout Duke Farms’ meadows. Learn all about a variety of plants, birds and insects that are more

‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – Aug. 19
Summertime is a time to get away, but as too many people know, hunger doesn’t take a vacation. “The Food Bank Network of Somerset more
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