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Common calendar, Packet papers, January 15

Ongoing Every first and third Saturday through April, the West Windsor Community Farmers Market is held outdoors, rain, snow or shine, from 10 a.m. to...

Gov. Murphy implements new policies for 2020-21 school year

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 214 to affect the following changes for the 2020-21 school year in the Garden State: • Waiver...
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Hillsborough Education Association aiming to resolve staffing problems in school district

Staffing issues have come about in the Hillsborough Township Public Schools. According to Hillsborough Education Association (HEA) President Henry Goodhue, there has been a 44%...

Change at water treatment plants will affect customers in Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset counties

As part of an annual maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process from...

Common calendar, Packet papers, January 8

Ongoing While decorating for the holidays is a tradition, too often strings of burnt out or damaged holiday lights end up being tossed out with...
PHOTO COURTESY OF SOMERSET COUNTY PARKS COMMISSION

Quail Brook Golf Course open for play this weekend

Quail Brook Golf Course on New Brunswick Road in Somerset will be open for play from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 8-10. Tee time...
PHOTO COURTESY OF ASSEMBLYMAN ANDREW ZWICKER

Zwicker names chief of staff

Andrew Zwicker, a member of the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 16th Legislative District, has named Petra Gaskins his chief of staff, effective...

Red Cross teams with NFL to urge blood and plasma donation during National Blood...

The American Red Cross and the National Football League are teaming up this January, during National Blood Donor Month, to urge individuals – especially...

Children’s dance class blurs lines between virtual performance, education, traditional class

The Dance Connection of Hillsborough has launched a virtual dance class called Dancing Outside the Box (DOTB) for children ages 3-5 years old. The...
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Lipani, DelCore to head Hillsborough Township Committee in 2021

The Hillsborough Township Committee held its annual Reorganization Meeting on Jan. 4, where both Doug Tomson and Janine Erickson were sworn into office after...
PHOTO COURTESY OF CHELSEA SENIOR LIVING

Chelsea communities to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccinations are available for residents and staff of Chelsea Senior Living communities. Receiving the vaccine will be voluntary. However, Chelsea founder and CEO Herb Heflich...

SOLUTIONS: Virtual exploration of our world

By Huck Fairman Since most of us can neither safely travel for exploration, nor want to, given the risks, another way to see our planet...
PHOTO COURTESY OF HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP

McCauley honored for service to Hillsborough

Hillsborough Township Committeewoman Gloria McCauley was honored for her service to the community on Dec. 22. McCauley was first elected to the Township Committee during...

Somerset County Library System announces virtual programs for January

The Somerset County Library System will offer a series of virtual programs in January. For all ages Open Mic - A Night of Music will...

Common calendar, Packet papers, January 1

Ongoing While decorating for the holidays is a tradition, too often strings of burnt out or damaged holiday lights end up being tossed out with...
coronavirus syringe

Pharmacy at Hillsborough Shoprite offers COVID vaccine to health care workers

A list of locations for health care workers to be vaccinated was supplied by the NJ Department of Health. Currently, the Hillsborough Shoprite Pharmacy at...
PHOTOS COURTESY OF ANDREI JACKAMETS/COMPLETE CARE MANAGEMENT

All smiles as ‘most vulnerable population’ begins COVID-19 vaccinations

December 28, 2020, marks a day of celebration as the state's most vulnerable population - those living and working in long-term care facilities -...

Organization provides at-risk families with HOME

The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Somerset County announces a new name, HOME of Somerset County, Inc., reflecting the nonprofit agency’s four core components: Housing,...
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