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Wright selected to join Hillsborough Township Committee

Democratic candidate Jeffrey Wright was appointed to take over the seat that belonged to former Councilwoman Olivia Holmes on the Hillsborough Township Committee at...

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey schedules March events

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) will offer the following virtual events during March: A Music, Bubble and Comedy Show will be...

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey celebrates legacy, accomplishments of women during March

In March, celebrate the legacy and history of all women with the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ).   “Last year, women around the...
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Poetry writing workshop will take prompt from ‘The Wiz’

For this month’s Daily Menu, the NAMI NJ Expressive Arts Cafe is reviving the Broadway play "The Wiz" to inspire a prompt for a...

Common calendar, Packet papers, February 26

Ongoing Central Jersey SCORE, a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration, is looking for volunteers to assist people looking to start a business...

DEP offers seasonal jobs in state parks, forests; at natural and historic sites

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting applications for hundreds of jobs in state parks and forests, and at natural and...
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Greater Somerset County YMCA receives grant from FirstEnergy Foundation for pandemic response

Greater Somerset County YMCA received a $25,000 grant from the FirstEnergy Foundation as part of the “Investing with Purpose” initiative. FirstEnergy’s initiative was developed in...
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Hillsborough scouts renovate community locations to earn Eagle rank

Mayor Shawn Lipani presented four Hillsborough Eagle Scouts with proclamations at the Feb. 23 Township Committee meeting. Kyle Crockett, Vincent Guarnieri, Nicholas Murray and Rishit...

Superspar Packaging, Bluestar Direct sign leases at Hillsborough Business Center

Larken Associates has negotiated leases with Superspar Packaging Corp. for 3,000 square feet and Bluestar Direct, LLC for 1,500 square feet of industrial space at Hillsborough...

Third grader with Crohn’s disease donates toys and games for hospitalized children

Woodfern Elementary School third grader Owen Boccassino was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2018. While receiving treatment at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital in New Brunswick,...

Gov. Murphy signs adult use cannabis reform bills into state law 

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed adult use cannabis reform bills into law, legalizing and regulating cannabis use and possession for adults 21 years and...

Monmouth senators lead effort to spur K-12 regionalization, county-wide school districts  

Two Monmouth County state senators and the state Senate president from southern New Jersey have announced they are introducing legislation to encourage the creation...

COVID-19 testing available today, Feb. 24, in Hillsborough

Somerset County will offer COVID-19 testing today, Feb. 24, from 3-7 p.m. at the Hillsborough Municipal Complex, 379 S. Branch Road, Hillsborough. Residents of Somerset...
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Glen Campbell’s daughter will hold virtual program on Alzheimer’s disease courtesy of Artis Senior...

Ashley Campbell, the youngest child of Kim Campbell and country music legend Glen Campbell, is an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician. However, she put her...
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Hillsborough Rotary Club continues ‘Service Above Self’ tradition with donation to Project Graduation

The Hillsborough Rotary Club donated $500 to Project Graduation, the organization dedicated to creating a safe, fun event for Hillsborough High School (HHS) seniors...
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Hillsborough boys hoops score big win on Senior Night

Nothing has been easy for the Hillsborough High School boys basketball team this winter. A two-week COVID-19 shutdown just two games into the season and...

Learn about the impacts of mental health on communities of color

"Mental Health & Communities of Color" will be presented by Gayle Parker Wright, LCSW-R-NY, LSW-NJ, from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 24 on behalf of NAMI-NJ...
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Explore Hillsborough resident’s adventurous photography at SCLSNJ’s library branch

Throughout February and March, explore the adventurous works of Hillsborough resident and award-winning photographer David Anderson Ward in the Art Space at the Somerset...
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