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HILLSBOROUGH: Scouts recognize Alana and Barry Bird for 25 years of service

On Dec. 22, Hillsborough Boy Scout Troop 186 families surprised their volunteer leaders, Alana and Barry Bird, with a plaque and gift to acknowledge...

HILLSBOROUGH: State Sierra Club warns of power plant dangers 

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor The New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club has come out strongly against a proposal to build a natural gas-fired...

HOPEWELL: Car runs off road, into tree on Route 654

Hopewell Township police are investigating a one-car crash that closed Route 654 for about 30 minutes Thursday morning. At 8:12 a.m. township police, along with...

MANVILLE: Vo-Tech students build sleigh for Santa

Students in the carpentry and welding programs at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School completed Santa’s sleigh for Manville’s Fire Department to transport...

HILLSBOROUGH: Reignited fire destroys Lima Farms barn

An accidental fire at Lima Family Farms at 828 Amwell Road destroyed a barn Friday. Police responded Friday at about 1:30 p.m. and found heavy...

7th DISTRICT: Businessman Larsen challenges Rep. Lance again in GOP primary 

Businessman David Larsen kicked off his fourth Republican primary election effort to unseat incumbent Congressman Leonard Lance on Saturday. Mr. Larsen said he believed “this...

HILLSBOROUGH: Snow threat cancels clinic 

In anticipation of a snowstorm, the township health department has cancelled its free rabies clinic for dogs and cats planned for Saturday at the...

HILLSBOROUGH: Former mayor, administrator Michael Merdinger dies

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor Officials and organizations are discussing how best to honor the memory of former mayor and township administrator Michael Merdinger, who...

HILLSBOROUGH: Phone, wallet reported stolen; shopping cart wheeled from store

Hillsborough police said a patron of a Route 206 business reported Jan. 13 that his phone and wallet, with an estimated total value of...

HILLSBOROUGH: Sports complex with two domes proposed for Hillsborough Road

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor Apex Sports and Events wants to build a state-of-the art athletic and recreation facility on 19.6 acres on Hillsborough Road. The...

HILLSBOROUGH: Police report seven DWI arrests 

Hillsborough police reported seven instances of driving while under the influence and related charges going back to mid-November. -- Peter Sweeney, 60, of Hillsborough was...

HILLSBOROUGH: Township police report six arrests for marijuana charges

Hillsborough police reported six instances of marijuana and related charges that had been brought since the first week in November. Amber Highsmith, 23, of Somerset...

HILLSBOROUGH: Mosque seeks to locate at approved site of New Amwell Road synagogue 

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor Muslim Center of Somerset County wants to buy and move into an approved site for a Jewish center on New...

HILLSBOROUGH: ‘The Unexpected Guest’ arrives Friday night at theater

Agatha Christie’s mystery “The Unexpected Guest“ will be presented by the Somerset Valley Players on weekends starting tonight, Jan. 15, through Jan. 31 at...

HILLSBOROUGH: Swim team calls on youth to rebuild juggernaut 

By Justin Feil, Packet Media Group Matt Sanders was in the shadows of older, more experienced swimmers on the Hillsborough High School boys swim team...

HILLSBOROUGH: Lt. Mozgai elevated to police captaincy 

By Gene Robbins, Managing Editor Hellos, goodbyes and welcomes were all heard at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting. The township embraced Police Lt. Francis R. Mozgai Jr....

HILLSBOROUGH: Mozgai expected to be named police captain

Hillsborough Police Lt. Francis R. Mozgai Jr. is expected to be named the captain on the township police force tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 12. Lt. Mozgai...

HILLSBOROUGH: Cizin’s entrepreneurship idea cited in Seton Hall competition 

Hillsborough student Nicholas Cizin was named one of the finalists at Seton Hall University’s inaugural high school Pirates Pitch competition. His idea, Elite Hockey Camps,...
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