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Raritan Borough rejects apartments on Orlando Drive
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Raritan Borough rejects apartments on Orlando Drive

RARITAN BOROUGH - By a 5-1 vote, the borough's land use board on Wednesday rejected a plan to build 40 apartments on the Orlando Drive site of the...

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East Brunswick shelves redevelopment plan for municipal complex, library on Route 18
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East Brunswick shelves redevelopment plan for municipal complex, library on Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK - A plan to move the municipal complex and library to a proposed redevelopment site on Route 18 has been shelved, Mayor Brad Cohen...

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Bridgewater Township Council battles over potential conflicts in Center of Excellence hearings
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Bridgewater Township Council battles over potential conflicts in Center of Excellence hearings

BRIDGEWATER - The township council may not be voting Monday night on resolutions to request Mayor Dan Hayes and two other members of the planning...

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Fight over controversial Union Hotel development advances on several fronts
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Fight over controversial Union Hotel development advances on several fronts

FLEMINGTON - The battle over the redevelopment of the Union Hotel and surrounding properties is continuing on many fronts, both in the courtroom...

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Raritan Township may designate US Bronze site as redevelopment area
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Raritan Township may designate US Bronze site as redevelopment area

RARITAN TOWNSHIP - The planning board will hold a public hearing later this month to determine whether the former U. S. Bronze Powers factory on...

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Childcare center may be coming to Somerville Circle next to QuickChek
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Childcare center may be coming to Somerville Circle next to QuickChek

RARITAN BOROUGH - The redevelopment of the borough's side of the Somerville Circle may continue with plans to construct a childcare center at the...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Saturday, May 11
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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Saturday, May 11

The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey honored Michellene Davis with a prestigious award for her work in the areas of economic...

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New QuickChek coming to North Brunswick
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New QuickChek coming to North Brunswick

NORTH BRUNSWICK - A new QuickChek is coming to the township. The 5,496-square-foot store, located at 1505 Route 1, will open at 5 a.m. on May 14,...

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Trader Joe's is looking to open in Bridgewater
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Trader Joe's is looking to open in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER - It's the news that everyone has been anticipating. Trader Joe's has confirmed that it is "working to bring" a store to Bridgewater....

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Customizable cinnamon roll shop opening first NJ location in Westfield
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Customizable cinnamon roll shop opening first NJ location in Westfield

WESTFIELD - Throughout the United States and Canada, dessert lovers have been to flocking to 30 Cinnaholic locations, a gourmet and customizable...

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Monroe mayor concerned about possible Cranbury warehouse development on border
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Monroe mayor concerned about possible Cranbury warehouse development on border

Monroe Mayor Gerald W. Tamburro has expressed concern that a proposed warehouse development in Cranbury Township would negatively impact residents...

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Baker & Taylor to close Bridgewater warehouse; 244 jobs lost
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Baker & Taylor to close Bridgewater warehouse; 244 jobs lost

BRIDGEWATER - Baker & Taylor has announced plans that it will close its Route 22 book warehouse this summer with the loss of more than 200 jobs....

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'If we don’t do this redevelopment, we’re going to have to merge in 20 years with Middlesex or Piscataway'
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'If we don’t do this redevelopment, we’re going to have to merge in 20 years with Middlesex or Piscataway'

DUNELLEN - For more than 100 years, the borough has loved trains, especially the locomotives that first pulled through its historic station and...

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Grace Church community wellness center offers healing, hope
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Grace Church community wellness center offers healing, hope

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - Grace Presbyterian Church. A place of worship. An atmosphere of acceptance. A home for the Sand Hills Community Wellness Center. ...

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Manhattan Beach Club apartments proposed as ferry project advances
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Manhattan Beach Club apartments proposed as ferry project advances

SOUTH AMBOY - The Planning Board will consider an application for the construction of two apartment buildings on Radford Ferry Road. Samboy...

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40 apartments planned along river on former warehouse site
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40 apartments planned along river on former warehouse site

RARITAN BOROUGH - A proposal to build 40 apartments on the site of the former United Dyes warehouse on Orlando Drive will be returning to the...

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With help from financial adviser, Modell's seeks to improve prospects in competitive market
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With help from financial adviser, Modell's seeks to improve prospects in competitive market

Modell's Sporting Goods, known for its catchy "Gotta Go To Mo's" jingle, has obtained guidance from a financial adviser - an indication that the...

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Milltown ice cream shops host grand openings
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Milltown ice cream shops host grand openings

MILLTOWN - What's a better sign that the weather is warming than grand opening celebrations at not one but two ice cream shops in the borough?...

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Movie theater on Route 22 in Watchung tentatively opening April 18
News 1 month ago
Movie theater on Route 22 in Watchung tentatively opening April 18

WATCHUNG - The first new cinema in Somerset County in more than a decade is tentatively scheduled to open April 18 on the site of the Sears Auto...

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How investors and developers cash in on NJ charter school growth
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How investors and developers cash in on NJ charter school growth

Interest-only mortgages with rates that grow each year. Multimillion dollar fees for paying off loans early. Property that quickly doubles in price...

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Raritan Valley Rail Coalition steps up push for Hudson rail tunnel funding
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Raritan Valley Rail Coalition steps up push for Hudson rail tunnel funding

CRANFORD - With President Donald Trump's proposed budget providing no funding for a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River and new bridge over the...

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Which Central Jersey county is healthiest, which has the most excessive drinkers?
News 1 month ago
Which Central Jersey county is healthiest, which has the most excessive drinkers?

How well do you know the lifestyles of your fellow Central Jersey residents? Did you know that 21 percent of Hunterdon County residents are...

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Woodbridge leads Central Jersey in redevelopment, mayor says
News 2 months ago
Woodbridge leads Central Jersey in redevelopment, mayor says

WOODBRIDGE - Outside of Jersey City, Woodbridge is redeveloping more than any municipality in the state and with 50 projects in the works, the most...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Thursday, March 14
News 2 months ago
Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Thursday, March 14

The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC), 190 Lord Stirling Road in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards, has...

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Want to go solar while saving on utilities? New NJ program hopes to spur solar development
News 2 months ago
Want to go solar while saving on utilities? New NJ program hopes to spur solar development

Interested in going solar for your electricity? Maybe you just want to save money on your monthly utility bill? A new program in New Jersey...

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Hunterdon County creates website to promote economic development
News 2 months ago
Hunterdon County creates website to promote economic development

FLEMINGTON - Hunterdon County is getting serious about marketing the economic opportunities within its borders. The county's Office of Economic...

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Dollar Tree says it will close up to 390 Family Dollar stores
News 2 months ago
Dollar Tree says it will close up to 390 Family Dollar stores

Discount retailer Dollar Tree has plans to close 390 Family Dollar stores this year, the company said in its fourth-quarter earnings report...

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Linden students host Valentine’s-themed breakfast for seniors
News 2 months ago
Linden students host Valentine’s-themed breakfast for seniors

Linden School No. 4 hosted a Valentine's-themed breakfast on Feb. 13 for residents of the senior citizen apartments across the street from the...

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Amazon to end its pop-up kiosks program, will close its 5 NJ locations
News 2 months ago
Amazon to end its pop-up kiosks program, will close its 5 NJ locations

Amazon is ending its pop-up kiosks program, as it shifts its retail strategy to focus on expanding other physical locations nationwide, the company...

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Piscataway charity event on March 2 will target depression awareness
News 2 months ago
Piscataway charity event on March 2 will target depression awareness

Quana Fladger is aiming to tackle a mental health crisis. Fladger, of Somerset, known to many as "Ms. Q," will host "Q's Dolls for Daughters," a...

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