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Thursday May 28, 2015

 

Freeholders Adopt 2015 Somerset County Budget

The Somerset County Board of Freeholders has adopted a 2015 county budget that once again keeps operational spending below 2008 levels.

“We’ve continued to streamline our operations so we can provide essential services to residents while maintaining Somerset County’s triple-A bond rating,” said Freeholder Director Mark Caliguire. “We’ve also kept the increase in our inside-cap costs to 1.39 percent, well within the 2-percent state cap. Our fiscally... More

Rocky Hill Used Car Lot

Montgomery News Feature Story

Is this legal? Someone has turned a driveway across from the Post Office into a used car lot. Note: no front plate. Photo©Cliff Moore
 


Building Global Friendship

International Peace Program Selects Skillman Youth as Delegate to Summer Village in Ecuador

CISV Philadelphia, the local chapter of the international youth peace program that is celebrating its 64th year, has selected Léo Amorim of Skillman, Montgomery Township, NJ, to represent the USA... More

Montgomery Evangelical Free Church

MEFC continues to ask the question, “How can we be good neighbors to our community?” This question is discussed often in our leadership sessions.

We do offer a variety of children’s activities including this summer’s annual VBS and Music Camp. Community Basketball... More

More Featured News Stories

D&R Canal Watch slates bird walk on June 7

The Delaware & Raritan Canal Watch will sponsor a bird walk 8 a.m. Sunday, June 7 at the historic Van Wickle House in Franklin Township and... More

YaYa Noodles/Sushi John

Authentic Sushi right in Town

YaYa Noodles/Sushi John’s new owner John Zhang is on a mission -- to show Montgomery diners that... More

Report from Rocky Hill - June 2015

The big news for Rocky Hill in coming months will be the replacement of the Stonybrook Bridge by Franklin Township Dept. of Public Works, starting... More

SCLSNJ announces first graduate from Career Online High School

Scholarship recipient looks forward to future in business

(Somerset County, NJ: May 21, 2015) Nineteen-year-old Hillsborough resident Austin... More

MHS Robotics Team On the Rise

This year, for the first time in its 12-year history, Team 1403 took the crown and placed 1st at an area competition. Five times straight, each... More

Skillman Park Ribbon Cutting Held

Skillman Park officially became part of the Somerset County Park Commission (SCPC) with a ribbon cutting held on April 23. Officials from the... More

Township Presents Budget, Up 1.9%

The Montgomery Township Committee introduced the 2015 budget for the Township, totaling $26.8M, at its April 16 meeting. This represents a 1.9%,... More

Farmers’ Market Starts June 6

“Is it true that Montgomery has no downtown? Not on Farmers’ Market Days!” With these words, Lorette Pruden, who manages the... More