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COVID’s impact: The ‘burbs’ are back, retail is changing

By Michele S. Byers Not long ago, experts who track New Jersey’s land use and development trends were putting the nail in the coffin of...
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Free virtual seminar for first-time homebuyers set for Oct. 20

Chiquita Pittman, a top producing agent for RE/MAX Platinum, is partnering with the Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB) to host a free virtual seminar...

East Brunswick resident shares joys of raising son with Down syndrome in video produced...

GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough released a brief but powerful video, “What I Wish I Told My Doctor,” produced to promote Down syndrome acceptance. The clip features...

New Jersey American Water verifies systems are compliant with lead, copper testing guidelines

New Jersey American Water has completed its required lead and copper sampling for 2020 and all systems tested meet state water quality regulations. The company...

Mary Mother of God Church to hold fall fest flea market on Oct. 25

A fall fest flea market celebration will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at Mary Mother of God Church, 157 S....
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Montgomery Township breaks ground on site of long-awaited municipal center

Montgomery Township has officially broken ground on a new comprehensive municipal building complex that is scheduled to be completed in 2022. The new municipal center...
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Local author bases book out of Hillsborough gym

A local Somerset County author recently published a book that is based out of a Hillsborough gym where he does book signings. Lew Freimark, of...
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Hillsborough Township recognizes October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Hillsborough Township Committee recognized October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month during its meeting on Oct. 13, marking the annual campaign to increase...
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Hillsborough promotes two police officers to fill recent vacancies

  The Hillsborough Township Committee promoted two police officers from the department to fill recent vacancies. After a thorough interview process, Sgt. John Carney was promoted...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Oct. 16

Editor's Note: Please call before attending any event. As of press time, certain restrictions were still in place due to the coronavirus outbreak.     Mondays &...

Learn about internet gaming disorders through virtual presentation

Internet Gaming Disorder: Is it Really a Problem? Dr. Emily Brunner, a specialist in addiction medicine, will discuss internet gaming disorders, which were recognized by...
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The Pennington School names its Cum Laude seniors

Twelve Pennington School seniors were inducted as student members of the school's chapter of the Cum Laude Society, within the top 10% of their...

Emergency Free Farm Market to be held Oct. 16 at CURE Insurance Arena

Anyone struggling to take care of their family’s needs can visit the Emergency Free Farm Market from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 16 at...
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Johnson and Brook aim for Hillsborough Township Committee

Editor's note: Visit www.centraljersey.com for updates on the Republican ticket. HILLSBOROUGH - Election Day is fast-approaching for candidates seeking two spots on the Hillsborough Township...
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Hillsborough looks to rebound from first loss of the season

HILLSBOROUGH - The Hillsborough High School football team suited up for a rare Monday night contest against Watchung Hills High School on Oct. 12...
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Assemblyman volunteers at Bentley Community Services

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - Although a visit to Bentley Community Services Food Pantry by Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-16) and two staff members was originally scheduled...

Hillsborough begins series of flea markets tomorrow

Hillsborough Township will hold flea markets from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Oct. 10, 17 and 24 at the former Willow Road baseball complex, 2...

Hillsborough Education Foundation awards senior scholarship 

The Hillsborough Education Foundation continues its longest running program of granting scholarships to graduating Hillsborough High School seniors, announcing Emily Orr as the winner...
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