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Breaking News - 7/23/2015 5:20 PM

North Brunswick residents remain displaced as pocket fires continue to burn

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Mayor thanks volunteers for service during North Brunswick warehouse fire

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Mayor Francis “Mac” Womack thanked the hundreds of volunteers who are assisting with the massive warehouse fire off Livingston Avenue.In a video message he posted to the township website last night, Womack addressed the importance o More...

Bulletin Board

- School board candidacy deadline July 27Residents who want to run for a seat on their local school board in the Nov. 3 election must file a nominating petition by 4 p.m. July 27. More...

Literacy groups help students turn page toward better life

Navigating through everyday life involves innumerable small tasks that many take for granted. More...

Vans Warped Tour strikes the right chord with fans

Thousands braved the grueling heat and heavy traffic to see their favorite bands play an all day festival at the PNC Bank Arts Center. More...

Car catches fire after motor vehicle stop; driver not injured

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — After police pulled over a vehicle on Route 130 last week, the car caught on fire. More...

Monmouth County Fair

TOP PICK

There will be something for everybody to enjoy at the 41st annual Monmouth County Fair, which will take place July 22-24 from 5-11 p.m., July 25 from 3-11 p.m. and July 26 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Letters

Hearing equipment is option to sign language

I am writing in response to an article that recently appeared in Greater Media Newspapers — “Sign Language Could Fill Graduation Requirement.” More...

Sports

Middlesex County victorious against Union in Snapple Bowl

Thanks to strong performances by several local players, Middlesex County won the 22nd annual Snapple Bowl, 33-13, July 16 at Kean University. More...

Breaking News - 3:17 PM

North Brunswick warehouse fire update

NORTH BRUNSWICK - The warehouse fire located at Route 1 and Livingston Avenue in North Brunswick is contained at this time, according to officials.  More...

Breaking News - 3:16 PM

North Brunswick warehouse fire update

NORTH BRUNSWICK - The warehouse fire located at Route 1 and Livingston Avenue in North Brunswick is contained at this time, according to officials.  More...

Breaking News - 10:32 AM

Mayor thanks volunteers for service during North Brunswick warehouse fire

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Mayor Francis “Mac” Womack thanked the hundreds of volunteers who are assisting with the massive warehouse fire off Livingston Avenue.In a video message he posted to the township website last night, Womack addressed the importance o More...

Breaking News - 7/22/2015 4:35 PM

Air quality a concern as fire rages in North Brunswick

NORTH BRUNSWICK — Environmental officials are continuing to monitor air quality after a five-alarm fire burned for more than 12 hours at the DCH Collision Center on Livingston Avenue in North Brunswick, forcing evacuations of nearby homes. More...

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William Straitman of North Brunswick, right, and his great-nephew Vincent Demilio of Old Bridge brave the Tilt-a-Whirl during the Carnevale Italiano in North Brunswick on July 15, hosted by the Italian American Social Club of North Brunswick. More...

Community calls for ‘zero tolerance’ against bias crimes

In the wake of two years of attacks on South Asians in the area, the universal message among community members is “zero tolerance.” More...

Police recover car allegedly stolen and sold on Craigslist

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Police recovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen from New York earlier this month after it was sold on Craigslist. More...

Breaking the fast

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, second from left, joins Imam Chebli, left to right, Azra Baig and Saima Iqbal during the breaking of the Ramadan fast at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey in South Brunswick on July 10. More...

Bulletin Board

School district seeks to fill unexpired terms

The North Brunswick Township Board of Education seeks to fill two anticipated unexpired terms for the position of school board member: one for the period from on or about Aug. More...

Opinion

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Patrons enjoy the festivities at the Carnevale Italiano in North Brunswick on July 15. More...

Business

Bigger homes are back

Considering the major economic downturn of the last few years and the “getting by with less” mentality that many consumers have adopted, logic dictates that most home shoppers today would seek out smaller domiciles than the McMansions tha More...

The wealth in walkable regions

The virtue of walking doesn’t have to be limited to health. Walking also could be good for economy. More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Seasoned RE/MAX sales associate Eileen Thomas will now be providing her service to the East Brunswick area as the newest agent to join RE/MAX First Realty. More...