Hillsborough News

Marty’s Place is teaching senior dogs new tricks

On a 25-acre section of property in Upper Freehold Township, aging dogs live out the rest of their years at a sanctuary called Marty’s...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Oct. 1

Ongoing   Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are open to help residents affected by the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida. Representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business...

Civilian sustains fatal injuries after Hillsborough police officer discharges weapon during incident inside residence

The Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a police-involved shooting that occurred on Sept. 28 in Hillsborough. One male civilian sustained fatal injuries....

Hillsborough highlights roadway infrastructure improvements

Hillsborough has completed extensive infrastructure projects, including sidewalk and roadway improvements. Mayor Shawn Lipani provided an update during the Hillsborough Township Committee meeting on Sept....
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Norz Hill Farm corn maze celebrates 250th anniversary of Hillsborough

The Norz Hill Farm fall festival will officially open its corn maze this weekend, celebrating the 250th anniversary of Hillsborough. The Norz family began farming...
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Hillsborough’s goal is to collect 500 pounds of plastic bags by February 2022

Hillsborough Mayor Shawn Lipani, right, and Hillsborough's Director of Environmental Programs and Certified Recycling Coordinator Mike Carr weigh the first batch of many plastic...
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Hillsborough officials bag groceries to bring attention to the issue of hunger in the...

Each year, on the third Wednesday of September, ShopRite stores throughout the Northeast celebrate ShopRite Partners In Caring Help Bag Hunger Day. It's a storewide event...
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Hillsborough promotes four police officers

The Hillsborough Township Committee promoted four long-time veterans of the police department to the positions of lieutenant and sergeant at the Sept. 14 Township...
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GiGi’s Playhouse golf outing raises funds for those with Down syndrome

GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough hosted its first charity golf outing, Golf “Fore” GiGi’s, on Sept. 21 at the Rutgers University Golf Course. More than 100 golfers...
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Hillsborough native brings friends on a 900-mile journey to honor anniversary of Sept. 11

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the Seventh Annual Riding For Warriors recently wrapped its six-day motorcycle journey raising...

Common calendar, Packet papers, Sept. 24

Ongoing   Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are open to help residents affected by the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida. Representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business...
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Hillsborough Township hosts parade to honor its 250th anniversary

Hillsborough Township celebrated its 250th anniversary in style on Sept. 18 with a community-wide parade. The 50-square mile township officially became a charter of New...
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Hillsborough Township prepares to host fourth annual Restaurant Week

  The Hillsborough Business Association (HBA), in conjunction with the Hillsborough Township Committee and Administration Department, will be hosting its fourth annual Restaurant Week from...
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New cooperative gives local artists a place to create, sell art

Local artists have a new space to create and showcase their work in Princeton with the opening of Princeton Makes. Princeton Makes is an artist...
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NJSIAA names new chief compliance officer

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) named its new chief compliance officer, effective January 2022. Paul Popadiuk will assume the duties currently held...
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Children’s book author donates copies to Hillsborough pediatric office

Author Cindy Yard of Raritan Township donated copies of her children’s books, "Camille’s How to Blow your Nose" and "Camille’s How to Wipe Your...

SCLSNJ relaunches Cultural Adventure Pass program

Moving away from “quaran-stream” during the pandemic, it’s time to explore new sights and destinations with the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s...
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Somerset County Library System of New Jersey pilots self-checkout stations at three locations

In order for customers to safely and easily obtain library materials, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) offers two permanent options...
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