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Warmer winters shift plant growing zones

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation Most longtime New Jerseyans – especially gardeners and growers - have noticed that winters have gotten milder over the last few...

A job well done

The Hillsborough Township Police Department recognizes two officers - one from each of the department's patrol squads -...

Common calendar, Packet papers, April 12

Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset counties New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which...

‘It’s an absolutely gorgeous place’

The Pinelands 2024 Juried Photographic Exhibition is in its sixth year capturing the "unique, mysterious, and charming characteristics"...

Hillsborough Police: Man found unresponsive may have suffered medical issue

A 66-year-old Hillsborough resident, who was found unresponsive near the east bound lanes of Amwell Road, may have...

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‘I am glad I could help educate the town’

Over 50 people learned the basics of emergency preparedness in their homes with emergency boxes, fire escape plans, and understanding common first aid symptoms...

Towns feel 4.7 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake that measured 4.7 magnitude was reported at 10:23 a.m. April 5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake was centered in...

Common calendar, Packet papers, April 5

Burlington, Mercer, and Somerset counties New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which provides blood for local patients, is looking...

Hillsborough non-profits selected in Patriots’ baseball drawing

Seven Hillsborough non-profit organizations received tickets to enjoy a Somerset Patriots baseball game in style. Somerset County Commissioner Director Shanel Y. Robinson selected, at random, 40...

Can New Jersey cities become more ‘spongy’ and green?

by Jay Watson, Co-Executive Director, New Jersey Conservation Foundation Ever heard of a "sponge city?" Sponge cities are urban areas with a superior ability to...

Hillsborough resident, TV-star chef to challenge renowned Chef David Burke in cook-off series

Alexandra Donnadio, a detective with the Essex County Sheriff's Office and resident of Hillsborough, is one of three up-and-coming TV-star chefs to challenge renowned Chef...

Common calendar, Packet papers, March 29

Burlington, Mercer, and Somerset counties New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, which provides blood for local patients, is looking...

‘Something’s gotta give’

When it comes to the annual budget, Schools Superintendent Michael Volpe tends to be on the conservative side. "I'm not a willy nilly spender,"...

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