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Wednesday August 23, 2017


Police Blotter - March-April 2017

Officer Jason Larsen stopped a 32-year-old Belle Mead man on March 27 at 11:15 am for a motor vehicle violation and found that the driver had an outstanding $750 warrant from Hillsborough, and that his license had been suspended. He was arrested and turned over to Hillsborough PD with tickets for unclear license plates and driving while suspended.

On March 31, Officer Larsen stopped a 22-year-old North Brunswick man on Autumn Lane at 8:30 am, for an inoperable brake light. He... More

The Eclipse

Montgomery News Feature Story

Charles Leighton and Scott Laifer checking out the eclipse with cellphone cams.  Photo©Cliff Moore 

Report From Rocky Hill - September 2017

Who was it who said, "It was a bold man who first ate a clam?" Maybe it was oysters. Anyway, on the morning of June 21, a dog walker spotted two large full bags on tiny, freshwater clams (about 15 or 20 pounds each) and a bag containing waders just off the pathway in the Greenacres.... More

Washington at Rockingham, September 1783

On Saturday, August 23, 1783 General and Mrs. Washington arrived at Rockingham, the Berrien family homestead, which had been rented by Congress for their use. As they settled into the place into the month of September, Washington was seen by members of Congress relaxing and even joking. He was... More

More Featured News Stories

MHS Fall Sports - September 2017

Following a successful year of athletics in 2016-17, the Cougars are back this fall to claim new titles, score more goals, run personal bests, and... More

MHS Athlete of the Month - Charlie Rodgers

Charlie Rodgers, a senior at Montgomery High School and co-captain of the boys’ varsity soccer team, is the MHS Athlete of the Month for... More

9-11 Blood drive at Montgomery Fire Station 46 Sep 6

Give the gift of life.

Blood Drive sponsored by Fire 46, 529 Rte 518, Skillman , on Wednesday, September 6, 4 – 8 pm. More

3nd Annual Montgomery FunFest at Princeton Airport

Sunday Sept. 10th for a day of food, fun, and entertainment

With more than a hundred booths showcasing local businesses, art,... More

Trees To Plant For Fall Color

Here are some suggestions of trees to plant for beautiful fall color.
As noted in a previous article, many tree species do best if planted... More

Montgomery Deer Hunting Season Starts Sept 9

In order to help control the deer population, Montgomery Township administers an annual program that allows deer hunting on certain open space... More

Pedestrian Improvements on Rt. 601

Many of you may have noticed the activity on County Route 601 between Blawenburg and Montgomery High School that is getting under way this week. ... More

Events at Terhune Orchards

Read & Pick Program: Apples – Tuesday August 29 at 9:30 am and 11 am

Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines... More