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Target warehouse workers in Perth Amboy rally to become first to unionize
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Target warehouse workers in Perth Amboy rally to become first to unionize

PERTH AMBOY - Former employees of the Target warehouse on High Street said conditions at the facility were "like a prison" and workers were treated...

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Wawa to open second location in Sayreville next week
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Wawa to open second location in Sayreville next week

SAYREVILLE - The borough's second Wawa location is scheduled to open next week. The Wawa, located at 969 Route 9 north, will open at 8 a.m....

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13 Pier 1 stores in New Jersey are closing. Is yours on the list?
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13 Pier 1 stores in New Jersey are closing. Is yours on the list?

Pier 1 Imports is closing up to 450 locations, which includes all of its stores in Canada, the retailer said Monday as it filed for Chapter 11...

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Freeholders look to keep MVC agency in Somerset County
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Freeholders look to keep MVC agency in Somerset County

SOMERVILLE - Somerset County doesn't want to be the only one of New Jersey's 21 counties not to have a state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) agency...

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North Brunswick QuickChek proposal heading to zoning board
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North Brunswick QuickChek proposal heading to zoning board

NORTH BRUNSWICK - The township's Zoning Board of Adjustment is scheduled to hear an application to construct a third QuickChek with gas service in...

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Piscataway Community Center expected to open sooner than anticipated
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Piscataway Community Center expected to open sooner than anticipated

PISCATAWAY - The Piscataway Community Center, including the spray park, is expected to open sooner than anticipated. The $32 million community...

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Tax breaks for Reality TV? In a first, live crime show gets $6 million from NJ
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Tax breaks for Reality TV? In a first, live crime show gets $6 million from NJ

Former Gov. Chris Christie suspended New Jersey's film and television tax breaks in 2010 and retroactively blocked an award to MTV's reality show ...

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Edison store owners get $30K bonus for selling $202 million Mega Millions ticket
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Edison store owners get $30K bonus for selling $202 million Mega Millions ticket

EDISON - Whoever thought Inman Avenue was a boulevard of dreams? For one lucky person, the Quick Stop Food Store, at 940 Inman Ave., was the spot...

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South Brunswick approves apartments, 46 affordable, at Princeton Orchards
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South Brunswick approves apartments, 46 affordable, at Princeton Orchards

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - The township planning board has approved 184 new apartments, with 46 affordable units, at Princeton Orchards along Ridge Road....

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NJ wants residents to know much sooner if their water is polluted with lead
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NJ wants residents to know much sooner if their water is polluted with lead

Property owners in New Jersey may learn much more quickly if tests show high levels of lead flowing through the pipes bringing water into their...

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Career day coming to Frenchtown Library
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Career day coming to Frenchtown Library

FRENCHTOWN - Hunterdon County job seekers and employers will be able to meet and mingle at the borough library for a one-stop career day. The...

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Laurel Circle announces $8 million revitalization plan
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Laurel Circle announces $8 million revitalization plan

BRIDGEWATER - Laurel Circle, a senior community on Monroe Street off Union Avenue, has announced it will undertake an $8 million revitalization...

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Developer sues over denial of apartment building
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Developer sues over denial of apartment building

MIDDLESEX BOROUGH - A developer is suing the borough planning board over the denial of a plan to build a 63-unit apartment building near the corner...

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Sears at Woodbridge Center closing
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Sears at Woodbridge Center closing

WOODBRIDGE - Woodbridge Center is losing another of its anchor stores. Just more than a month after Lord & Taylor here closed, Sears confirmed it...

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East Brunswick unveils $500 million plan to 'redevelop, revitalize and re-imagine Route 18'
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East Brunswick unveils $500 million plan to 'redevelop, revitalize and re-imagine Route 18'

EAST BRUNSWICK - The township unveiled its $500 million plan to revitalize 44 acres of blighted properties along Route 18 south between Ruth and...

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Edison official tapped as Metuchen borough administrator
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Edison official tapped as Metuchen borough administrator

METUCHEN - The borough has hired an official from neighboring Edison as its new administrator. Melissa Perilstein, the township's administrator of...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Monday, Feb. 3
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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Monday, Feb. 3

Unity Bank has donated $2,000 to the Bound Brook School District to support victims of the massive downtown fire that impacted borough residents in...

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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Sunday, Feb. 2
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Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Sunday, Feb. 2

QuickChek Corporation marked the start to the new decade with the opening of its first new store of 2020 and by promoting two key members of its...

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Clinton Township wins court challenge to affordable housing settlement
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Clinton Township wins court challenge to affordable housing settlement

CLINTON TOWNSHIP - The township has won its legal battle against a challenge to its affordable housing plan. A state appellate court on Thursday...

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East Brunswick expects to see 'some big changes' in 2020, mayor says
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East Brunswick expects to see 'some big changes' in 2020, mayor says

EAST BRUNSWICK - Mayor Brad Cohen said the township expects to see "some big changes" in 2020 during his annual State of the Township address...

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K&G Fashion Superstore opens at Woodbridge Crossing shopping center
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K&G Fashion Superstore opens at Woodbridge Crossing shopping center

WOODBRIDGE - K&G Fashion Superstore opened its doors Friday at its new location at Woodbridge Crossing. K&G leased the 22,000-square-foot store,...

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Bridgewater council increases size of planning board to encourage more public input
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Bridgewater council increases size of planning board to encourage more public input

BRIDGEWATER - To encourage more public input, the township council has increased the size of the township planning board from seven to nine members...

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Bound Brook Mayor Bob Fazen wants a 'cleaner, greener' borough
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Bound Brook Mayor Bob Fazen wants a 'cleaner, greener' borough

BOUND BROOK - Mayor Bob Fazen said he is committed to creating a "cleaner, greener" Bound Brook in his second four-year term. Fazen, speaking at...

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Linden looks to lower city taxes in 2020
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Linden looks to lower city taxes in 2020

LINDEN - With a list of new businesses and development projects underway, Linden Mayor Derek Armstead is looking to lower municipal taxes this year...

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New NJ law lets town officials go on private property to fix lead-tainted pipes
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New NJ law lets town officials go on private property to fix lead-tainted pipes

New Jersey on Thursday gave Newark and other municipalities legal cover in their attempts to replace lead pipes after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a...

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Oracle, computer technology corporation, moving to Somerset Corporate Center
News 1 month ago
Oracle, computer technology corporation, moving to Somerset Corporate Center

BRIDGEWATER - Leading IT and cloud service provider Oracle will be moving into and renovating 17,000 square feet of new offices at Somerset...

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Metuchen Mayor Jonathan Busch outlines priorities, plans for 2020
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Metuchen Mayor Jonathan Busch outlines priorities, plans for 2020

METUCHEN - Mayor Jonathan Busch discussed plans for 2020 and beyond at the borough's reorganization meeting on Jan. 1. Busch was sworn in to his...

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Economic development tops Mayor Zachary Bray's goals for 2020
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Economic development tops Mayor Zachary Bray's goals for 2020

RARITAN BOROUGH - Mayor Zachary Bray, in his inaugural address, said it is time for the borough to develop a new and positive attitude to achieve...

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Mayor Sullivan says borough 'continues to move forward'
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Mayor Sullivan says borough 'continues to move forward'

SOMERVILLE - If the county seat was "on the move" in 2019, then in 2020 Somerville will "continue to move forward," Mayor Dennis Sullivan said in...

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2020 is the year of plastic bag bans. Here's how North Jersey towns kicked things off.
News 1 month ago
2020 is the year of plastic bag bans. Here's how North Jersey towns kicked things off.

RIDGEWOOD - As the village's single-use plastic bag ban took effect, a local Stop & Shop store rang in the New Year by giving customers free...

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