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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 determined...read 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,...read 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 Place...read 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 for...read 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 waste...read 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 of...read 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 traffic...read 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 to...read 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 speaking...read 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 be...read 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 Center....read 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 Additional...read 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,...read more

Farmers Market Saturdays Now to Oct. 29
Saturdays, now until October 29 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM The Farmers’ Market is now in full swing, each Saturday from now until October 29,...read 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 Office...read 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, officers...read 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 Mosquito...read 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 local...read 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 center...read 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 will...read 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, Cub...read 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, beginning...read 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 8:30...read 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 class...read 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 volunteers....read 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,...read 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 Talks...read 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 when...read 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 – Rosh...read 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 includes...read 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 future...read 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 run...read 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 from...read 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 Food...read 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 the...read 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 involving...read 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 of...read 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 Somerset...read 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 and...read 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 workshop...read 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 your...read 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 in...read 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 Conductor...read 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 must...read 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 their...read 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 deals...read 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 Deputy...read 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.  Certain...read 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,...read 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 beetle...read 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. Aerial...read 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, Kolodziej...read 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 for...read 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 an...read 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 so...read 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 County...read more

Police Advise: Be Bear Aware
With continued sightings of a black bear in our town and Princeton over the past few weeks (see Montgomery Twp. Police's Nixle page and Princeton Police...read more

Meetings Canceled
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE of the following meeting cancellations for this week:   The Montgomery Township Committee meeting scheduled for August 18, 2016 has been cancelled....read more

Police Press Release - 8/10/16
On 8/9/16 at 12:42 a.m., Colin M. Teeter, 23, of Skillman was stopped on Griggstown Road after police observed a moving violation. During the stop...read more

Kindred Spirit Gala, November 19th
Carrier Clinic’s 7th annual Kindred Spirit Gala will take place on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal in Princeton, NJ.  Cocktails...read more

Edible Plants Hike Sept. 4th
Adventurous eaters, this walk is for you. Debbie Naha will be leading a walk featuring local wild edible plants and ecology. She will discuss plant...read more

Harvest Home Festival Aug 20 at Griggstown Reformed Church
Come Celebrate Griggstown Reformed Church's  136th Harvest Home Festival, 1065 Canal Road, Griggstown Saturday August 20th 3:30 ‘til 7:00pm.  Rain or Shine Lots of fun...read more

Police Press Release - 8/01/16
On July 24, 2016 at 8:45 a.m., Stefan Bubnowski, 22, of Princeton was reported as a reckless driver coming out of Princeton. A few moments...read more

Kid Connection Enrolling for Fall
33 YEARS EXPERIENCE EDUCATING YOUNG MINDS Our programs are designed to provide children with a positive, nurturing experience while fostering a love of learning and...read more

Recent & Upcoming Road Improvement Projects
In recent years, the Township Committee has been actively addressing the condition of our township roadways - approving much needed road repair and reconstruction work....read more

First Sat. Recycling Drop Off Aug. 6th
The next Somerset County First Saturday of the Month Drop-off event will be Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Somerset County Recycling Center,...read more

"Rt. 518 Bridge Work is Essential," Montgomery Officials tell NJDOT
Like many of our residents and businesses, Montgomery Township elected officials are concerned about the shutdown of the Route 518 bridge project over the Delaware and...read more

ZTrek Cycling Event
What is Z-Trek? A charity cycling event taking place on July 30th to benefit the Po River Medical Clinic in Liberia. When is Z-Trek? Saturday,...read more

PSE&G Prepared for Sizzling Weather & Potential Storms
Temperatures are expected to climb into the 90s for several days, with potential storms in the forecast. PSE&G is monitoring weather conditions and has additional...read more

Cycling Event July 30th through Montgomery, Driver Awareness Advised
A charity cycling event will be passing through Montgomery the morning of Saturday, July 30th. Starting at Zarephath Church near Manville at 7 a.m., it...read more

Two Free Local Outdoor Summer Movie Series on Thurs & Fri Nights
Thursday Nights Starlit Cinema, Downtown Somerville (Downtown Somerville Alliance) Friday Nights Drive-In Movies, Duke Island Park (Somerset County Parks) Source: Somerset County Tourism...read more

PAX Seeking Host Families for Exchange Students
The Program of Academic Exchange (PAX) is seeking to recruit host family for international exchange students for the upcoming school year in Montgomery high school....read more

Cherry Valley Rd. Paving by Great Rd. in Progress - Detour in Place
Today, Tuesday, July 19th, Haines and Kibblehouse, a subcontractor to Henkles and McCoy for paving work for Williams Transco begins the milling and paving of...read more

Police Press Release - 7/18/16
On 7/13/2016 at approximately 1:07 p.m., Susan Berg, 52, of Somerset, NJ was arrested for possession of marijuana. Police were conducting traffic enforcement on US...read more

'Summer Sounds' Outdoor Concert Series Tuesdays at MJ Libary
Back by popular demand, the Summer Sounds outdoor concert series will return to Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch,...read more

Dedicate a Tree to Someone in the Arboretum
One of the great resources of Montgomery Township is its Arboretum of Native Flora located next to Montgomery Park and bounded by Harlingen Rd and...read more

Route 518 Bridge Work Halted by State Transportation Funding Suspension
Local Officials Petitioning NJDOT; working with State Legislators on Resolution We are aware that many Montgomery residents/businesses have been inconvenienced and are concerned about the...read more

EPA Notice of 2nd 5-Year Review Post-Clean-ups
EPA TO PERFORM 2ND 5-YEAR REVIEW OF CLEAN-UPS AT MONTGOMERY TWP. & ROCKY HILL SUPERFUND SITES The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is conducting its...read more

Farmers Market $25 Vouchers for Seniors Available
Eligible seniors can obtain $25 worth of free vouchers to buy New Jersey fresh produce such as fruits, vegetables and herbs.  These vouchers can be...read more

3rd Quarter Property Tax Bills Mailing Next Week
Please be advised, Montgomery Township has received necessary tax figures from Somerset County and had prepared tax bills for the second half of 2016. Property owners...read more

Road Work Updates - Multiple Roads This Week
AVOID County Rt 533 River Road in the area of the Griggstown Causeway due to heavy congestion caused by Rt 518 Detour. Long delays at...read more

Cooling Center Availability
Wed., July 13 - Fri., July 15 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Otto Kaufman Community Ctr 356 Skillman Rd., Skillman More hot weather is expected...read more

'BOBO Fridays' Food Drive - July 15
The next “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, July 15. “We’ve...read more

Montgomery Rated Among Safest Cities in U.S.
Montgomery Township has been ranked among the safest places in America in the latest annual ratings from Safewise.com. Montgomery is ranked #67 in the Safewise...read more

Vacation House Checks Available from Police
It is summer time and many of our residents leave town for vacation. We encourage residents to take advantage of the Police Department's Vacation House...read more

FIght the Bite! Take Action to Prevent Mosquito Bites
Fight the Bite! Take Action to Prevent Mosquito Bites Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Peter S. Palmer and the Somerset County Department of Health are...read more

PSE&G Prepared for Hot Weather, Gives Power Saving Tips
With temperatures expected to be in the 90s this week, PSE&G is monitoring weather conditions and has additional personnel on hand to handle any power...read more

Full Closure of Rt. 518 Bridge at D&R Canal near Rocky Hill
The second phase of the bridge replacement over the D&R Canal on Route 518 began Wednesday, July 6. Route 518 will be closed 24/7 to...read more

Police Press Release - 7/05/16
On 6/30/2016 at 9:40 p.m., Montgomery Police arrested Panell M. Thornton, 19, of Skillman. Police were on duty at the Township Fireworks Event which was...read more

Montgomery Twp. #5 Best Place to Live in State
In a new ranking, Montgomery was placed #5 on the Best Places to Live in NJ ranking, #5 on the "Best Places to Raise a Family"...read more

Farmers' Market Open Sat. Mornings
Montgomery Farmers' Market hours are Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Village Shopper, 1340 Route 206, Montgomery To get on the Farmer’s Market email...read more

Are You River-Friendly? Is Montgomery? Let's show we are!
The Montgomery Township Environmental Commission and Sustainable Montgomery have formed an alliance with SBMWA to support the River Friendly Education Program for our watershed. What...read more

Police Press Release - 6/22/16
On 6/21/16 at 11:09 p.m., police investigated a motor vehicle incident on Morris Place and determined that Edward V. Arnold, 58, of Belle Mead had struck...read more

Hi Tech Communications coming to Millstone Valley Scenic Byway
Franklin Township has contracted FVG Media on behalf of the Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition to develop and produce educational media on the Millstone Valley National...read more

Police Press Release - 6/16/16
On 06/15/16 at 10:48 p.m., Lucas Staudinger, 27, of Hillsborough had his car disabled on Dutchtown Zion Road after being involved in a minor single...read more

Police Press Release - 6/13/16
On Sunday June 13, 2016 at 7:20 p.m., police investigated 3 criminal mischief, burglaries and thefts to vehicles that were parked at the Cherry Valley...read more

Garden Tour Along Millstone River Byway June 25
Garden Tour of exceptional gardens June 25, 10 am to 1 pm (raindate: June 26). A guided bus tour along the Millstone River Scenic Byway...read more

Drive-Thru Medicine Drop-off June 18 in Somerset
Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano invites county residents to take advantage of the next Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off on Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m....read more

Police Press Release - 06/09/16
On Wednesday, June 8, at 3:21 p.m., Montgomery Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Bedens Brook Road involving a single vehicle. On arrival...read more

Montgomery-Voter-Only Primary Election Results
Please see the following spreadsheet for the voting results by district in Montgomery Township for the 2016 Primary Election. Please note that this is an...read more
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