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Somerset County Library System announces August programs

The Somerset County Library System New Jersey has scheduled both in-person and virtual programs throughout August at its Hillsborough branch, 379 S. Branch Road. Explore...

SOLUTIONS 7/30: Packaging That Doesn’t Poison Our Environment

By Huck Fairman We all purchase food, drinks and items that often come to us in plastics. Yet most of us are aware that studies have...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 23

Ongoing   Rise is collecting donations of backpacks and school supplies for local students of all ages from elementary school to high school that will be...
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Lawsuit filed to prevent mandatory masks in schools

Aiming to prevent re-imposing mandatory mask-wearing when students head back to school in September, a group of parents and students is suing Gov. Phil...
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Assistant literacy specialist is Hillsborough Middle School’s educator professional of the year

Tina Androulakis, an assistant literacy specialist at Hillsborough Middle School, was named Hillsborough Middle School’s Governor’s Educator of the Year for 2021 because of...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 16

Ongoing       Princeton Girlchoir and Princeton Boychoir are auditioning new choristers for the 2021-22 season. Any child entering grades 3-12 this fall is welcomed. Both choirs are programs...
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Funeral arrangements planned for Hillsborough Township assistant fire chief who died in the line...

An assistant fire chief for Hillsborough Fire Co. No. 2 succumbed to injuries sustained during a response to a motor vehicle fire. Hillsborough Fire Company...

Hillsborough places first in state in population category in water challenge

Hillsborough is No. 1 in New Jersey for its population category in Wyland's water challenge. Hillsborough entered Wyland's 10th annual National Mayor’s Campaign for Water...
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Hillsborough Township assistant fire chief dies in the line of duty

An assistant fire chief for Hillsborough Fire Co. No. 2 succumbed to injuries sustained during a response to a motor vehicle fire. Hillsborough Fire Company...
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Hillsborough Raiders 16U Baseball Team takes home top prize at USABL Jersey Battle Tournament

It was a “very fun” couple of days last weekend for the Hillsborough Junior American Legion baseball team during the USABL Jersey Battle Tournament...
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Children explore benefits of reading to a therapy dog

HILLSBOROUGH - Research has shown that reading to a furry, feathery or scaly friend can help motivate children to read, build their confidence and...
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Hillsborough celebrates its 250th anniversary with Family Fun Day

PHOTOS COURTESY OF HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP   Hillsborough Township's 250th anniversary celebration was part of Family Fun Day at Auten Road Intermediate School on June 26.

SOLUTIONS 7/9: The D&R Greenway Land Trust – Environmental Leader

The D&R Greenway Land Trust, the region's unofficial land steward reaching in many directions to preserve and enhance our environments, has recently launched two...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 9

Ongoing   Through Sept. 30, Somerset County residents can apply with the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services to receive $30 worth of farmers’...

Municipal taxes reduced for fourth consecutive year in Hillsborough despite pandemic

Hillsborough adopted the 2021 municipal budget at the Township Committee meeting on July 6, with a tax reduction and a taxpayer savings of $792,424. “Hillsborough...
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Our Revolution Hillsborough holds first Pride BBQ to support LGBTQ+ community

Our Revolution Hillsborough (ORH) has taken steps throughout the past year to show its support for minority groups in Hillsborough Township with various protests...
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Hillsborough girls 4×400 meter relay squad places fifth at Outdoor Nationals

Things did not go smoothly for the Hillsborough High School girls 4x400 meter relay squad of Kirstyn Schechter, Sia Mahajan, Jayde McDermid and Sarah...

‘Moth-ers’ ‘shine a light on’ 10th observance of moths in their local habitats

National Moth Week (NMW) is marking its 10th year July 17-25 with a call to young people around the world to learn about and...
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