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Sunday June 25, 2017



BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission has scheduled another summer of enjoyable performances in Duke Island Park on Old York Road in Bridgewater on Sunday evenings. All concerts are free and lovers of all types of music are invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic baskets to enjoy relaxed Sunday evenings highlighted by live entertainment.

This concert series is made possible by in partnership with The Courier News and Magic 98.3 WMGQ. Funding has also been... More

Rocky Hill Community Day

Montgomery News Feature Story

Parade and picnic, sponsored by the Rocky Hill Community group, June 24, 2017. More photos on our Facebook page! Photo©Cliff Moore 

SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals is pleased to announce that Heather L. Achenbach has been named the new Executive Director, effective June 19.

Heather Achenbach brings a wealth of experience to her new role with 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry,... More

UMS Student to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Margot Hutter, a student at Montgomery Upper Middle School, has been selected for the 2017 Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. She will perform as a Soprano 1 at Carnegie Hall in June 2017 with the Middle School Honors Junior Choir. Participation in one of the three... More

More Featured News Stories

MTPD Promotes 2 to Sergeant

The Montgomery Township Police Department (MTPD) recently promoted Officers Brian Hofacker and Jason Larsen to the position of Sergeant. The new... More

Report from Rocky Hill - July/Aug

Borough Engineer Bill Tanner reported at the June 19 Borough Council meeting that the County wanted to sweep the County roads, and would it be... More

MVP Coalition Plan Canal Causeways Study

A local volunteer group and college kids they enlisted hope to chart the right course for the D&R Canal Park and its pristine setting. This... More

Montgomery Waits for Affordable Housing Settlement, Slim Chance at Senate Vote

On May 8, Mayor Ed Trzaska wrote a letter to Assemblyman Zwicker saying 5,000 new homes would have to be built in Montgomery in the decade ahead... More

4 Troop 850 Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

Steven McCormick, Kevin O'Brien, Patrick O'Brien, and James Smith, all residents of Belle Mead, were recently honored for achieving Eagle Scout... More


Somerset County’s Biggest Pyrotechnic Display

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County Park Commission invites all to attend the... More

E-Cigs and Vaping Cast a “Cloud over Our Youth”

Although campaigns to curb cigarette smoking and the resulting epidemic of heart disease, lung cancer, and emphysema have been largely successful,... More

Bike tour of D&R Canal to offer historic overview

The Delaware & Raritan Canal Watch will hold a free history tour by bicycle along the
D&R Canal towpath on Saturday, July 1, from... More