News & Events


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

Sourland Music Festival This Saturday
The Sourland Music Festival is Central Jersey’s premier summer musical event. It has Blues, Jazz, Folk, Rock, local food and drink PLUS a spectacular view!...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

Montgomery Summer Newsletter is Out!
Follow the links, below in bold, to view the newsletter sections in PDF format: MUNICIPAL & COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER Here are some highlights: Front Page: This...read more

You Can Help "Curb Hunger" when you put out your Recycling
22nd Annual Collection to Benefit Local Food Banks Even though Somerset County is known for its affluence, there still are children and adults here who...read more

Reminder: Route 518 Bridge Replacement Underway
Date:06/01/2016 9:54 AM Work began today (June 1) to replace the County Route 518 bridge over the Delaware and Raritan Canal in Franklin Township. Daytime...read more

Police Press Release - 5/31/16
On Friday May 27, at 08:01 a.m., Montgomery Police stopped Hovard Harrison, 24, of Townsend, DE on County Route 518 near Mountain View Road after...read more

About PSE&G Notices: "Welcome to the NJ Energy Choice Program"
Throughout May PSE&G has been mailing notices to all residential electricity accounts scheduled to participate in the Montgomery Community Energy Aggregation Program (MCEA).  The notice’s...read more

County Recycling Drop-off & Household Hazardous Waste Days in June
Somerset County Freeholder Mark Caliguire, recycling liaison, invites residents to take advantage of the next First Saturday of the Month Drop-off event June 4 from 8...read more

Sourland Music Festival July 23rd
WHAT: Sourland Music Festival WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 3:00 – 10 pm WHERE: Hillsborough Golf and Country Club, 146 Wertsville Rd, Hillsborough, NJ 08844 INFO:...read more

GPYO Spring Concert June 4th at Richardson Auditorium
GPYO presents its 56th Annual Spring Concert at Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium.  The Concert and Symphonic Orchestras are presenting works by Bruch, Copland, Dvořák, Nicolai...read more

5K Race to Wellness & 1 Mi. Fun Walk June 8th at Skillman Park
The Somerset County Wellness Committee and EmPoWER Somerset are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual 5K Race to Wellness and 1 mile Fun Walk. These events...read more

Police Press Release - 5/24/16
On Saturday May 21, at 10:24 p.m., Montgomery Police received a report of a possible DWI driver traveling on Route 206 from Princeton Township. A...read more

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts from Somerset County & Montgomery Township
Hurricane season in New Jersey starts June 1 and runs through Nov. 1. Now is the time to register for free emergency alerts, in case...read more

National Trails Day is June 4th
As an initiative of the American Hiking Society, National Trails Day was first celebrated in 1993 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the National Trails...read more

Montgomery Farmer's Market Opening Day June 4th
The 2016 Farmers’ Market is gearing up. Opening day is Saturday, June 4. We look forward to seeing you then! When: Saturdays, 9 am – 1...read more

Girl Scout Info & Fun Night (for new girls) June 8th
Girl Scout Spring-Along! Pre-K and above girls and their parents/guardians in the Montgomery area, please join us to learn about the fun of Girl Scouting...read more

Two Road Improvement Projects Begin
BRIDGEPOINT & RT. 601  We would like to provide our residents with information on two road improvement projects underway or about to begin in Montgomery...read more

May/June "Fight the Bite" Program by Somerset County Dept of Health
Somerset  County Announces ‘Fight the Bite’ Programs for May, June Somerset County Freeholder Peter S. Palmer, public health & safety liaison, encourages residents to get...read more

Staying Healthy & Safe Traveling
Bitten by the travel bug? Follow these tips to reduce your risk of illness or injury abroad. Vacationers will make their way to balmy beach...read more

‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – May 20
Freeholder Director Patricia Walsh has announced that the next “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need...read more

Spring Reminder About Baby Animals
Interacting with Wildlife Getting to see wildlife can be one of the most enjoyable parts of living in a semi-rural/suburban area like Montgomery.  If you...read more

Talent Search for Somerset County 4-H Fair Performers
If you've got talent, the Fair Entertainment Committee wants you! The 4-H Fair, attended by 60 thousand, is scheduled for August 10- 12 at the...read more

Kid Connection Now Enrolling for '16/17 School Year
Montgomery Kid Connection, Montgomery’s premier Preschool, Kindergarten Enrichment program, and Before/After school is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year. Please click on the Kid...read more

"The Forgotten Village of Skillman Park" - May 15th - new Lecture Location, then Tour
NEW DATE & LOCATION ANNOUNCED! When: Sunday, May 15, 2016.  Lectures at Memorial Hall from 1:00-4:00 PM. Optional semi-guided tour of the former Village from 3:30...read more

Mayor & Deputy Mayor Kick-off MEMS Spring Fund Drive
Photo Caption: Mayor Patricia Graham and Deputy Mayor Ed Trzaska give their EMS Fund Drive donations to John Connacher, President of Montgomery Emergency Medical Services....read more

Rock Brook Open House May 20
Meet the staff, students and families of Rock Brook School at its 2nd Annual Family Night/Community Open House, Friday, May 20; 5:30 – 9:00 pm,...read more

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra Auditions in Early June
The Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra will hold auditions on June 7th for grade and middle schoolers and June 8th for high school students.  There are...read more

Rock Brook Celebration June 5th
Sunday, June 5 – Rock Brook Celebration … An Evening of Creative Expression Join us for the 2nd Annual Rock Brook Celebration … An Evening...read more

Police Press Release - 5/02/16
On Saturday, April 30, 2016, at approximately 1:24 a.m., police performed motor vehicle stop on a motorist who failed to maintain his lane and was...read more

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month - Prevention Tips
Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, and anyone can get skin cancer regardless of skin color or age. “We encourage all residents,...read more

Volunteers Clean-up Stream at Montgomery Park
Despite the overcast morning, many volunteers participated in the stream clean-up at Montgomery Veterans Park on Sat., April 23rd.  It was hard work but they...read more

Police Discourage 'Senior Assassins' Student Game Activities
Residents Advised to Report Any Related or Unrelated Suspicious Behaviors It has come to the attention of the Montgomery Twp. Dept. of Police Services that...read more

Police Press Release - 4/25/16
On 4/23/16 at 7:55 p.m., Amaury Bastardo-Batista, 39, of Hazelton, PA was arrested during a car stop on County Rt. 533. Off. Jason Larsen stopped...read more

Arbor Day Celebration
On April 15, 2016 the Montgomery Township Shade Tree Committee held an educational program about trees and their benefits for all third graders at the...read more

Primary Election Registration Deadline & Evening Hours 5/17
  May 17, 2016 is the last opportunity to register to vote for the upcoming Primary Election, which will be held on Tuesday, June 7th....read more

Police Press Release - 04/18/16
On Saturday April 16th, at 8:56 p.m., Montgomery Police were dispatched to a single family residence on Marian Drive in the Belle Mead section of...read more

Millstone Valley's Bird I.D. event May 14th
The Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition is sponsoring a bird identification experience for both those who are knowledgeable birders and those with no experience whatsoever, but...read more

Montgomery Tops NJ "Best Towns for Families" List for 2016
New Jersey Family Magazine has selected Montgomery Township as New Jersey’s #1 mid-size town and as the #2 New Jersey town overall in its 2016...read more

Job Postings for Montgomery Recreation
Camp Counselors The Recreation Department is now hiring camp counselors for our Rec-N-Crew Camp program. We are looking for individuals who are responsible, energetic and enjoy...read more

Church Rummage Sale April 15 & 16
When: April 15, 9 AM to 5 PM and April 16, 9 AM to 1 PM Where: Blawenburg Reformed Church - Memorial Hall (416 Route 518, Blawenburg...read more

Blue Pomegranate Music & Art Party April 21st
When: Thursday, April 21 @7:30 PM Where: Blawenburg Reformed Church - Memorial Hall (416 Route 518, Blawenburg NJ 08504) Description: We are excited to announce that our Third...read more
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