News & Events


'Girl Rising' Documentary March 28th
"GIRL RISING" is an innovative documentary about 9 girls around the globe at the heart of the campaign to Educate Girls and Change the World....read more

Fire Marshals Warn of Fire Extinguisher Recall
Montgomery Fire Marshals wishes to let residents know of an extensive fire extinguisher recall which could involve the extinguishers in their homes. Kidde is recalling...read more

Health Officer Statement on Measles
A recent case of measles at Princeton University and an ongoing nationwide outbreak linked to a California amusement park, has focused attention on the need for...read more

Heart Health for Women Feb. 25th
Join us for this free presentation on: Prevention, Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Treatment of Heart Disease in Women! 6:45 pm to 9:00 p.m. Bernards Township Municipal...read more

Recycling Pickup May Be Delayed 2/20 in Montgomery
Recycling Pickups Delayed Due to Holiday, Weather Recycling pickups for the week of Feb. 16 in Hillsborough, Millstone, Manville, Somerville, Bound Brook, Franklin, Rocky Hill...read more

Fairview Rd. to Close to Traffic for Road/Bridge Construction
Beginning 2/10/15  Fairview Rd. will be closed to through traffic for road/bridge construction. Residents/emergency vehicles will be able to travel North from Camp Meeting Ave...read more

MHS Lacrosse "Spring Clean" Fundraising Event
What: Document Shredding, Clothing & Toy Collection When: Sat., February 21st, 10 am to 1 pm Where: Upper Middle School, Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, NJ...read more

Montgomery Among Recipients of Youth Grants from Somerset County
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded a total $90,000 in the 2014 Municipal Youth Services Commission (MYSC) grant program to youth services commissions...read more

Scout Sunday Events Feb 1st & Feb 8th
It’s Boy Scout Sunday at Blawenburg Church on February 1st.   In its worship service at 10am, the Church will celebrate decades of support for Boy...read more

Montgomery Twp. named a Top "Safest City" of New Jersey
Montgomery Township has been ranked second for safety among all mid-sized towns in New Jersey.   Four Somerset County towns were named to the “2015...read more

Free Tax Help
Offered by: AARP and the Somerset County Retired Senior Volunteer Program Where: Otto Kaufman Community Center 356 Skillman Road Skillman, NJ 08558 Volunteer tax counselors...read more

Valentine's Dinner Dance Feb. 13 at Elks Lodge
A Valentine’s Eve dinner dance evening is being presented by the Princeton Elks Lodge Special Children’s Committee and Ladies Auxiliary for the evening of February...read more

Health Dept. Cold Weather Safety Reminders
The Montgomery Twp. Health Department has issued a few educational slides, linked below, regarding health and safety issues, during cold weather and storms: SNOW SHOVELING...read more

Administrator Nieman Honored for Exceptional Public Service
The International City and County Managers Association recently honored Montgomery Township Administrator Donato Nieman for his 30+ years of service as a Municipal Manager and...read more

Outdoor Dog Walking Etiquette and Safety Hike Feb. 1st
February 1, 2015, 12 Noon "Outdoor Dog Walking Etiquette and Safety" Dr. Joseph Martins, Leader Montgomery Park, Harlingen Road, Montgomery meet in the lower parking...read more

Elected Officials Reorganize and Set Goals for 2015
Christine Madrid was elected mayor and Ed Trzaska was chosen as deputy mayor for 2015 when the Montgomery Township Committee held its reorganization meeting Tuesday...read more

Twp. Committee Reorganization Meeting Jan. 6th
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Montgomery Township Committee Reorganization Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will take...read more

2015 Spring Recreational Baseball Registration Discount by December 31st
 Open to all boys and girls who reside in Montgomery, Rocky Hill and NOW Princeton*!   *Princeton residents ages 4 - 12 are eligible to...read more

Take Control of Your Health Workshops
The Montgomery Township Health Department would like to inform you about FREE workshops being scheduled in your area called “Take Control of Your Health”. Take...read more

Montgomery Twp. Holiday Schedule
On Tuesday December 23rd and Wednesday December 31st, all municipal offices will be closing at 2 pm.  All offices will be closed for the Christmas...read more

Changes to Recreation Dance Class Schedule
Please note that there have been some changes to Montgomery Recreation's Winter Dance class schedule.  The revised schedule may be found on page 8 of...read more

Rx 4 NJ can provide help with paying for prescription medicines
Most people don't know that there are hundreds of drug company and government sponsored programs that make it easier for people to afford their prescription...read more

'Operation Santa' Coming to Town
To residents of Montgomery Township living in Fire District #2: The Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Company #2 (southern Montgomery) is having our annual Operation Santa...read more

Holiday Singalong Mon. Dec 8th
Everyone is invited to a festive celebration of the December holidays at 7 pm on MONDAY, December 8th at the Otto Kaufman Community Center. Our festivities...read more

Sounds of the Season Dec. 6th at Mary Jacobs Library
Saturday, December 6 1:00 – 4:00 PM The Friends of the Mary Jacobs Library invites you to a community celebration of the joy of the...read more

Library's Literary Gingerbread Competition
Calling all bakers and decorators, artists and architects! The Mary Jacobs Library staff invites you to participate in the annual Literary Gingerbread Competition.  You can...read more

GPYO Winter Concert Dec. 14th
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) Winter Concert Sunday, Dec 14, 3 pm GPYO presents its annual winter concert, open to public with free admission. The...read more

Photos of Veterans Day Observance
  Montgomery Township's Veterans Memorial Committee (MVMC) did a fine job of planning this year's Veteran's Day Procession to and Observance at the Veterans Memorial...read more

Raritan Valley Chorus December 14th
The Raritan Valley Chorus presents its annual seasonal concert, 'Comfort and Joy, Music for Christmastide', with music ranging from JS Bach to John Rutter.   Includes favorite...read more

Young Adult Book Fest Dec. 13th to Support Library
Local student Saloni Lad has organized a BookFest for young adults to benefit the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library.  It is held at Barnes & Noble,...read more

Montgomery Biz Assoc Annual Meeting Nov. 19
The Montgomery Business Association will be starting it's 5th year with the 2014 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 19th at the Elks Lodge in Skillman....read more

Birds in Autumn Walk Dec. 7th
Hobler Park Route 601 (The Great Road) across from Country Club Drive GPS address is 1645 Great Road, Skillman NJ 08558. Meet in the Hobler...read more

Police Press Release - 11/10/14
On 11/8/14 at 8:25 p.m., a Windham Court resident returned to their residence after going out to dinner for approximately 1½ hours and discovered that...read more

Boy Scout Troop 850 Open House Nov. 17th for Boys Considering Scouting
Anyone interested in learning about scouting is welcome to attend the Montgomery Twp. Troop 850 Open House on Monday, November 17. Boys in grades five...read more

Appreciation Dinner for Veterans & Friends at Princeton Elks Tues. 7 pm
Operation Appreciation and the Princeton Elks invite you to join us at our Lodge on Veterans Day, Tuesday November 11th, at 7 pm to recognize...read more

Please Join Us for Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11th
Visit the Montgomery Veterans Memorial to Honor Veterans in Montgomery and Throughout the Nation   Tuesday, November 11 Montgomery Park, Harlingen Road Procession at 3:00...read more

MEMS Cadets to host Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 15
Our cadets are currently planning a spaghetti dinner for November 15th from 4-8 pm at the Montgomery EMS squad building on 8 Harlingen Road in...read more

Free Mold Remediation Workshop with Kit Nov. 8
The first of two free mold-remediation workshops will be offered this Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Manville Public Library on...read more

Unwanted/Expired Medicine Drop-off Nov. 8th
Somerset County Sheriff’s Office to Host Medication Drop-off Nov. 8 You can get rid of expired, unused or unwanted medications this Saturday, Nov. 8, at...read more

'14 Montgomery General Election Results
Please see below a link to a spreadsheet in PDF format of the unofficial vote count for the November 4th General Election in Montgomery. Please...read more

Food Pantry Holiday Turkey Program with ShopRite - Now to Nov. 23rd
We are pleased to announce that we will once again work with ShopRite of Montgomery on a Turkey Donation program for Thanksgiving 2014.  If you...read more

Blawenburg Men's Breakfast Nov. 13th : Money Management
Blawenburg Church’s monthly Men’s Breakfast will take an interesting look at “wealth management” at its Thursday, November 13th event.   Montgomery area men are invited to...read more

Dance & Exercise Instructors Wanted
Montgomery Recreation seeks children’s dance instructors for daytime and late afternoon/early evening weekday classes. Classes are held in the Otto Kaufmann Community Center located in...read more

Starlite Chorale Concert 11/16 to Aid Malaria & Ebola Missions
The Starlite Chorale, an eighteen- voice singing ensemble, will present "SING SING SING!" a concert featuring unforgettable hits of the 40s, 50s and 60s on...read more

"Fitness Fun" in Van Horne Park - MFOS First Sunday Program Nov. 2nd
November 2, 2014, 10 AM Van Horne Park, Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 Enter at Benjamin Blvd & Rte 206, south of Rte 518 (behind the...read more

Halloween Tips to Keep Kids Safe
Please see this flyer from the Somerset County Sheriff's Department: Halloween Safety Tips Flyer Also recommended is the following Halloween Safety website: http://www.halloween-safety.com/ Source: Montgomery...read more

Adopt-A-Family Program to Aid Needy Residents, Donations Sought for Holiday Meals
Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced the fifth annual Adopt-A-Family program that will help provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families. “We often hear that...read more

9th Food and Wine Fundraiser at Library Nov. 1st
On November 1 at 7 pm, the Friends of the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library will host their 9th Annual Food and Wine Fundraising Event at...read more

Trinity's 150 Anniversary Celebration Nov. 2
Trinity Episcopal Church of Rocky Hill's 150th Anniversary Celebration Trinity Episcopal Church of Rocky Hill on Crescent Avenue, Rocky Hill, NJ Sunday, November 2nd from...read more

Minute-to-Win-It Montgomery v. Hillsborough Srs Rematch Fri. Oct. 24th
5th Year - Big Day GREAT Prizes! Sponsored by Montgomery Rocky Hill Rotary & Hillsborough Rotary Friday October 24th 10 :15 AM One of our...read more

The Cycle of Pills to Heroin, Drug Trends in Our Community: Oct. 22nd Meeting
This Hillsborough Town Hall meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd at 7 pm. It will be held in the multi-purpose room of the...read more

Transco Pipeline Expansion Project on Open Space - Presentation from 10/13 Public Hearing
On October 13th, the Township of Montgomery hosted a final public hearing to receive public comment as to the proposed diversions of portions of Township-owned...read more

Bill Turner of Haley's Comets to give Concert Nov. 1st
Mark November 1, 2014, on your calendar NOW for a wonderful fun night of ‘foot stomping music’, when the Harlingen Churchat 34 W. Dutchtown-Harlingen Rd...read more

County Library Offering High School Diploma Scholarships
Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) is one of six libraries in the state of New Jersey that will be offering qualified community...read more

Local Artists' Display Series Kicks off with "Meet the Artist" Reception Nov. 6
As part of its monthly Artwork on Display program, Mary Jacobs Memorial Library will feature a Meet the Artist Reception for Skillman artist Judith SnedekerJaquithon...read more

GPYO Choir Open Rehearsal Announced for Tues. Oct. 11th
All singers in grades 7-12 are invited to join the new Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra choir for a guest rehearsal, with no fee or obligation. The choir...read more

Congregation Kehilat Shalom - Rummage Sale
Where: 253 Griggstown Road, Belle Mead, NJ 08502 (off Route 206 or River Road, just north of Princeton) Friday, October 24, 9am - 3 pm...read more

Mayor Smith Cuts Ribbon on Montgomery True Value
On Friday, October 3rd, as part of their Grand Opening Celebration, co-owners and brothers Tom and Bert Nemec offered Mayor Rich Smith a giant pair...read more

Smart Future Conference for Businesses Oct. 17
The Somerset County Business Partnership and AT&T will host the Smart Future Conference to highlight how technology and innovations being developed in Somerset County will...read more

Fire Prevention Open House This Sat., Oct. 11th
Kid Friendly, Parent Approved! WHEN: October 11 from 11am – 2pm WHERE: Montgomery Twp. Fire Station 46, 529 Route 518 - Blawenburg, NJ 08504 WHAT: Food,...read more

Celebrate NJ's 350th Oct. 15th with First Governor & Portrait Unveiling
Join Van Harlingen Historical Society in a grand celebration of three centuries and a half of history and heritage in our great state! The event...read more

"Better Living with a Health Issue" Workshops Still Open
Are you living with a chronic disease—Diabetes, Asthma,  Arthritis? Learn how to feel better, increase your energy, and manage your symptoms! Classes started last week...read more

Oct. 10th is "Put the Brakes on Fatalities" Day
Did you know that across the U.S., traffic crashes caused approximately 34,000 fatalities in 2013 and that in New Jersey, 542 individuals lost their lives...read more

You Can Prevent Enterovirus
The Montgomery Township Health Department wants you to know about how to keep your child healthy.  The below link is to an Infographic from the...read more

MUMC Church Rummage Sale Oct. 18th
Friday, October, 17, 9am-7 pm Saturday, Oct.18, 9am-noon 117 Sunset Road, Belle Mead, off 206 South For Local, Global Missions & Church Clothing, Baby, Toys,...read more

10/01 UPDATE: Overnight Paving of Rt. 601 This Week, Monday to Friday
Update: Effective tonight 10/1 at 8pm Rt. 601 traffic will be allowed to flow north between Sunset Rd and Rt. 206. Southbound traffic must detour...read more

Motorists Urged to be Alert for Deer on Roads This Fall
Motorists are urged to be alert for white-tailed deer on roads across the state with the arrival of the fall breeding season, especially during morning...read more

Ribbon is cut to open new meditation garden at OKCC
Photo Caption: Among those who took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new meditation garden at the Otto Kaufman Community Center on Friday were...read more

Oktoberfest at Princeton Elks Oct 17th
The Princeton Elks Lodge will present the 7th annual Oktoberfest on October 17 from 6 PM to 11:30 PM.  As always, this popular event is...read more

FIre Co. 1 to hold 75th Anniv. Celebration Sept. 27th
Montgomery Twp. Volunteer Fire Company #1 located on Belle Mead-Griggstown Road in Belle Mead is celebrating its 75th anniversary on Saturday, September 27 from 12 noon until 4...read more

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
THE PURPLE PURSE CHALLENGE RUNS THROUGH OCTOBER 3rd The Resource Center of Somerset has been accepted into the Allstate Foundation sponsored Purple Purse Challenge.  The...read more

Hike for Kids October 5th
Rock Mill Preserve, 365 Grandview Road, Skillman, NJ 08558 1 pm Cara Schiksnis, Leader Join us on Sunday, October 5th at 1pm for a fun-filled,...read more

River Road (County Rt. 605) Now Reopen
River Road near Blue Spring Road going into Princeton, which was closed due to an accident Monday morning, September 22,  was reopened as of 6:00...read more

Passport Outreach Fair
The Skillman Post Office is offering passport information, photo services and application processing to the general public after normal school/work hours on two upcoming dates...read more

Sojourner Truth to deliver "Ain't I a Woman" Speech Sept. 18th
Dr. Daisy Century of American History Theatre brings former slave, abolitionist, and suffragette Sojourner Truth to life. This free event will take place Thurs., Sept....read more

NOTICE OF GREEN ACRES PUBLIC HEARING
Please take notice that the Township of Montgomery (Township) will hold a public meeting on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Township’s...read more

School's Open Drive Carefully
Photo: Kenneth Chrusz, Manager, AAA Safety Services (l) and Officer Joseph Zizwarek, Traffic Safety Officer, Montgomery Township Police Department (r) remind motorists that "School's Open Drive...read more

Montgomery Twp. 9-11 Blood Drive to Honor First Responders & Lives Lost
On Wednesday, September 10th, the American Red Cross and Montgomery Health Department are hosting a blood drive in remembrance of the victims of 9/11, which will occur...read more

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fire Station 46, Blawenburg
On Saturday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m., Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2 will hold a memorial service at the township’s 9/11 Memorial adjacent...read more

Cherry Brook Park Trail Maintenance Walk Sept. 7th
Montgomery Friends of Open Space is holding a “Trail Maintenance”  walk on Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Cherry Brook Preserve in Skillman.  Maintenance will consist...read more

Historic Montgomery Church Starts New Chapter
The historic village of Blawenburg, on Route 518, is known to many for its big, white church, built in 1832.   Now the Blawenburg Reformed Church,...read more

Montgomery EMS Cadets "Lifesavers and Suds" Car Wash
Come out and support the Montgomery EMS Cadets in their Annual Car Wash Fundraiser.  Weather permitting; it will be on Saturday August 9, 2014 from 9:00...read more

Summer is Season to Remember Lyme Disease Precautions
The Montgomery Township Health Department would like to remind residents that we are into the 2014 tick season and that people should take precautions to...read more

Roadside Tree Work to be done in August/September
The Township has been notified that PSE&G tree trimmers will begin work on “hot spot” areas next week.   These are areas that PSE&G has identified...read more

Somerset County 4H Fair Aug 6-7-8 at North Branch Park
The 2014 Somerset County 4-H Fair is August 6-8, Wednesday through Friday, at North Branch Park, Bridgewater, NJ. Fairgrounds are open to the public from...read more

Fire Co. #2 Wetdown Celebration Sat July 26th - RT. 518 ROAD CLOSURE/TRAFFIC DIVERSION
Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Company #2 will dedicate their new Engine 46-107 E-One Cyclone II CAFS Pumper with a wetdown celebration on July 26th.  A...read more

Be Bear Aware
With several prominent sightings of black bears in Central and South Jersey over the past few weeks (note: including Cranbury and Monroe Townships this week),...read more

GPYO Orchestra and Chorale Auditions
The Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra will be holding auditions for our upcoming season for all three of our orchestras plus the newly formed GPYO Choir!...read more

Primary Election Results
Please open the below link to a chart giving the results of all races (for Montgomery Twp. only) for the Primary Election June 3, 2014....read more

Summer Montgomery Twp. Newsletter is Out!
Please go to the NEWSLETTER webpage of this website to view both the Gov't & Community News and Recreation Newsletter sections. If you would like...read more

Montgomery EMS Community Blood Drive Sat., May 31st
To support University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro (UMCPP) Saturday, May 31, 2014  9 am to 2 pm Montgomery EMS squad building 8 Harlingen...read more

GPYO Annual Spring Concert June 7th
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) Concert June 7th GPYO presents its 54th Annual Spring Concert sponsored by Princeton/ Pettoranello Sister City Foundation.  The Concert and...read more

Strawberry Festival June 1st
800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Don’t miss the 48TH ANNUAL MONTGOMERY STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 46 On...read more

Montgomery Observes Nat'l EMS Week with Sunday Open House - CPR, KidPrints, Car Seat Checks, More!
On Sunday, May 18 Montgomery EMS will hold it's annual Open House at the squad building located at 8 Harlingen Road in Belle Mead.  Among...read more

5 Town "Meet the Mayors" Biz Networking Opportunity June 4
  The Somerset County Business Partnership’s “Meet the Mayors,” Session II is a business outreach event featuring mayors from south central Somerset County including Montgomery,...read more

Donate to ‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – May 16
Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced that the next “Buy One, Bring One” (BOBO) collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will...read more

"Before Breakfast Birding" - June MFOS 1st Sunday Event
Cherry Brook Preserve/Birchwood Drive Trail: 7:30 am Join experienced birders at a peak time for spotting spring birds. Look and listen for red starts and...read more

Click-It or Ticket Mobilization will run May 19 to June 1
Law enforcement officers from the Montgomery Twp. Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it...read more

Police Announce Use of Nixle Emergency Alert System
Nixle Icon with Link Montgomery Township Police Department will utilize a new communications   service, effective March 1st that allows us to send important, valuable...read more

MUMC Rummage Sale
When: Fri., May 2, 9 am – 7 pm & Sat., May 3, 9 am - noon Where: Montgomery United Methodist Church, 117 Sunset Road,...read more
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