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Old Bridge approves affordable housing project with disabled veterans in mind
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Old Bridge approves affordable housing project with disabled veterans in mind

OLD BRIDGE - The planning board approved an application to build 72 affordable housing units, with a preference for disabled veterans, at the...

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New zone would allow 523 townhouses, apartments off Route 22
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New zone would allow 523 townhouses, apartments off Route 22

BRANCHBURG - To help meet the municipality's affordable housing quota, the township committee has introduced an ordinance that would allow the...

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Union County College offers free tuition for eligible students
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Union County College offers free tuition for eligible students

CRANFORD - Union County residents may be eligible to attend Union County College tuition-free this fall through the state Community College...

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Township committee, school district mull sharing redevelopment money
News 3 days ago
Township committee, school district mull sharing redevelopment money

HILLSBOROUGH - The township committee is willing to meet with the school board to discuss the possibility of sharing revenue from tax abatements...

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Homesense, Sierra stores to open at Shoppes at Watchung
News 4 days ago
Homesense, Sierra stores to open at Shoppes at Watchung

WATCHUNG - Sierra and Homesense, the newest brands from off-price retailer TJX (TJ Maxx and HomeGoods), are opening at 8 a.m. Aug. 22 at the...

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Dunellen to consider 40 apartments on North Avenue
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Dunellen to consider 40 apartments on North Avenue

DUNELLEN - The apartment construction boon in towns along NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line is continuing with a proposal to build 40 apartments on...

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Apartments proposed at Lincoln Boulevard, Mountain Avenue
News 5 days ago
Apartments proposed at Lincoln Boulevard, Mountain Avenue

MIDDLESEX BOROUGH - Not many residents know that at one time, the east end of the borough was known as Lincoln when it was still part of Piscataway...

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Middlesex Borough Superfund site may become new public works facility
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Middlesex Borough Superfund site may become new public works facility

MIDDLESEX BOROUGH - The borough is taking the first steps to acquire a Superfund site with an historic background to construct a new public works...

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Trash becomes treasure at Lambertville's Funk & Junk repurposed furniture store
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Trash becomes treasure at Lambertville's Funk & Junk repurposed furniture store

It all began with a fall. Kim Lapierre, owner and designer at Funk & Junk Furniture - a destination for custom-made and repurposed furniture in...

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Quin Sleepy Hollow, largest apartment project in city history, set to open
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Quin Sleepy Hollow, largest apartment project in city history, set to open

PLAINFIELD - The city's transformation into a 21st century transit village is continuing with the opening of a 212-unit apartment building near the...

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Royce Brook, Toll Brothers under contract to build homes on Hillsborough golf course
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Royce Brook, Toll Brothers under contract to build homes on Hillsborough golf course

HILLSBOROUGH - Royce Brook Golf Course wants to play a part in the township's pending affordable housing settlement by proposing a 393-unit...

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County identifying trail, path improvements
News 2 weeks ago
County identifying trail, path improvements

Approximately 93.3 million adults are affected by obesity according to the 2015-2016 National Center for Health Statistics data brief. Somerset...

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Home Depot warehouse coming to Elm Street Logistics Center
News 2 weeks ago
Home Depot warehouse coming to Elm Street Logistics Center

PERTH AMBOY - Home Depot will establish its newest warehousing facility in the city, Mayor Wilda Diaz said in a release. Duke Reality recently...

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Lambertville jewelry shop creates one of a kind jewelry for customers
News 2 weeks ago
Lambertville jewelry shop creates one of a kind jewelry for customers

LAMBERTVILLE - At B. Adorned in Lambertville, the only limit for the customer is their imagination, says owner Evelyn Kuhlman. Kuhlman, a self...

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Townhomes proposed for former Superfund site
News 2 weeks ago
Townhomes proposed for former Superfund site

MANVILLE - The borough's land use board will hold a hearing next month on a plan to build 23 townhouses on vacant lots on Valerie Drive. Valerie...

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Apartments proposed for South Avenue by Raritan Valley Line
News 3 weeks ago
Apartments proposed for South Avenue by Raritan Valley Line

PLAINFIELD - The building boom in the city will continue if the planning board approves a proposal to build 42 apartments in a five-story building...

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Raritan Valley Community College offers free tuition for eligible students
News 3 weeks ago
Raritan Valley Community College offers free tuition for eligible students

BRANCHBURG - You may be eligible for free tuition at Raritan Valley Community College. The college is participating in the New Jersey Community...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Monday, July 29
News 3 weeks ago
Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Monday, July 29

On Thursday, Aug. 1, Plainfield Public Schools, in partnership with School Based Youth Services and Plainfield Community Outreach, will hold its...

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A little shade of green for school colors
News 3 weeks ago
A little shade of green for school colors

The Linden Public Schools colors of orange and black have a little shade of green this summer as gardens planted at Linden Public Schools this...

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Affordable housing proposed near Manville border
News 3 weeks ago
Affordable housing proposed near Manville border

HILLSBOROUGH - A proposal to build 88 apartments, part of the township's affordable housing obligation, off Camplain Road near the Manville border...

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Financial Options/ Costs for Senior or Assisted Living Facilities
News 3 weeks ago
Financial Options/ Costs for Senior or Assisted Living Facilities

Choosing the right senior living community to call home is an important decision. Although it's difficult to put a price on outstanding care, we...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Sunday, July 14
News 1 month ago
Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Sunday, July 14

Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, planning liaison, is encouraging residents to provide their input about the Somerset County...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Monday, July 15
News 1 month ago
Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Monday, July 15

Lambertville has been officially designated a Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). Lambertville is one of only 125...

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Affordable housing quota could reach 1,000 units
News 1 month ago
Affordable housing quota could reach 1,000 units

BRANCHBURG - With the possibility that Branchburg's affordable housing obligation could approach 1,000 units, the township planning board approved...

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Raritan Township sued over deer hunting on public properties
News 1 month ago
Raritan Township sued over deer hunting on public properties

RARITAN TOWNSHIP - The Animal Protection League and a former township official have filed suit against the municipality, alleging Raritan Township...

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40 apartments, retail space proposed on Lamington Road
News 1 month ago
40 apartments, retail space proposed on Lamington Road

BEDMINSTER - The apartment construction boom throughout Central Jersey has finally reached downtown Bedminster. Elite Properties at Bedminster,...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Thursday, July 4
News 1 month ago
Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Thursday, July 4

The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave. in the Basking Ridge section offers equine programs for adults and...

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Linden Logistics Center breaks ground near Tremley Point
News 1 month ago
Linden Logistics Center breaks ground near Tremley Point

LINDEN - Linden Logistics Center recently broke ground and began construction on a vacant 350-acre tract of land off South Wood Avenue near the...

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Bridgewater JCC makes 'special needs' extra special with J Cares
News 1 month ago
Bridgewater JCC makes 'special needs' extra special with J Cares

BRIDGEWATER - Seeing "the person first and disability second," the J Cares Adult Intern Program at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community...

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Legislature sends bill to Phil Murphy that exempts some vacation rentals from hotel tax
News 1 month ago
Legislature sends bill to Phil Murphy that exempts some vacation rentals from hotel tax

Tax Watch columnist David McKay Wilson checks in on the short-term rental tax. To address opposition from Jersey Shore rental owners, the state...

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