News & Events

Going on Vacation? Order a Police Check
If you will be away from home for any extended period of time, you can let the Montgomery Twp. Police know, so that they more

Millstone River Road (Rt. 533) Resurfacing Work Schedule
Somerset County has announced that construction for their 2019 Road Resurfacing Program will be starting this week.  Areas in Montgomery Twp. impacted include the more

MBA's Summer Social June 25 @ Princeton Airport
Take off at the MBA's Summer Social!  Tuesday, June 25th at 5PM - a wonderful evening of conversation to kick off the summer. Enjoy more

Covert Drive Entrance Closed at Municipal Building
The NJDOT Cruser Brook Bridge project's contractor closed the northern municipal building driveway as of  Tuesday June 18. The driveway will remain closed until more

Sourland Music Festival June 22
The Sourland Conservancy will host the 16th Annual Sourland Mountain Festival (SMF) on Saturday, June 22nd, from 3:00 – 10:00 p.m. featuring six hours more

Blue Pomegranate Music & Art June 20
Blawenburg Church will again feature local art and music this month, as Blue Pomegranate presents its third and final show of the season on Thursday, more

Independence Day Fireworks June 27 at MHS
There will be lots of fun for the whole family on the front lawn of Montgomery High School on June 27th!  Starting at 6 pm, more

9-11 Calls and Persons with Special Needs
POLICE STRESS AWARENESS WHEN THEY RESPOND On April 30th the Montgomery Township Police held a discussion with caretakers and loved ones of persons with more

Kid Connection Program
Kid Connection is a program that has served our community for many years. It was initially created to help fill the need for full more

Cherry Valley Rd. Construction Notice
NOTICE NO. 18 On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, through Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Verizon will be relocating their overhead wires and removing utility poles more

85 Acres added to Open Space in Montgomery
Montgomery Township officials are pleased to announce the acquisition of two open space parcels totaling 85 acres. On May 21st the Township purchased a more

Committeeman Helps Cut Ribbon at New Pretzel Factory
Committeeman Marvin Schuldiner attended the grand re-opening at the Philly Pretzel Factory (next to the Wawa at Rt. 206 & Rt. 518 corner) on more

Click on fullscreen below for Summer '19 Municipal Newsletter : New Flipbook features make it easy to view on mobile, turn pages, zoom in more

Trails Day Photos & Recap
Deputy Mayor Catherine Gural and daughter Sadie led the morning hike at Montgomery Trails Day June 1st. Montgomery held its second Trails Day on more

Mayor's Public Info Session June 10 on Land Use & Development
On June 10, 2019 Mayor Sadaf Jaffer will host a Town Hall Public Information session regarding land use and development within the Township.  The more

Road Projects Public Info Session, Wed. June 12, 4-7 PM
DOWNLOAD RESIDENT LETTER NOTICE A Public Information Session will be held in the Former Court Room of the Montgomery Township Municipal Building, 2261 Route 206, more

Memorial Day Service Recap
Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2019 dawned with perfect spring weather - sunny with a slight breeze. In spite of holiday plans, many members more

Unofficial Montgomery Twp. Primary Election Results
Please see the preliminary count of the June 4 Primary Election results for Montgomery Township.  Voter turn-out was under 6%. RESULTS – PRIMARY ELECTION-2019 more

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop June 9
Montgomery Township would like to encourage our residents to be 'River Friendly' and take steps to keep our streams pristine, plus save water!! Join The more

Montgomery EMS Blood Drive June 8th
Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Montgomery EMS more

Free Smoke Alarms Available
Montgomery Township Bureau of Fire Prevention in conjunction with the NJ Division of Fire Safety wants all our residents to be fire-safe all year long. more

Quarantine for Spotted Lanternfly
The NJ Department of Agriculture continues its quarantine for Mercer, Warren, and Hunterdon Counties to prevent the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly. Under the quarantine, more

Montgomery Farmers Market Open Every Saturday
The Montgomery Friends of Open Space (MFOS) opened its 19th Farmers’ Market Season on Saturday, June 1st.    There are some wonderful changes.  The more

June is Curbing Hunger Month

Montgomery Opens Newest Park: Zion Crossing
On May 20th, Montgomery Township and the Montgomery Friends of Open Space (MFOS) officially opened Zion Crossing, a seven-acre passive recreation park in the Sourlands. more

Montgomery Park Repurposed & Rededicated to Ted Lubas
On Friday, May 17th Montgomery Township’s Theodore J. Lubas Memorial Field on Rt. 601 near Carrier Clinic was rededicated to the memory of Theodore more

Birder's Hike June 2, 8 AM
The early birder gets the bird! Come out this Sunday for a short birding hike at our newest township park in the sourlands! Long-time more

June County Recycling Calendar
REMEMBER: JUNE IS CURBING HUNGER MONTH (See below) First Saturday of the Month Drop-off in Bridgewater June 1 Somerset County County residents are encouraged more

GPYO Spring Concert June 8
Saturday, June 8, 7pm Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) Annual Spring Concert. GPYO presents its 59th Annual Spring Concert Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University. GPYO more

Vegetable Gardening Workshop June 3
Rutgers Master Gardeners of Somerset County invite you to attend: Vegetable Gardening from Planting to Harvest   On Monday, June 3, 2019 from 10-11 more

MHS Cheer Team Honored by Twp. Committee for Nat'l Win
On Thursday, May 2, the Montgomery Township Committee honored the Montgomery High School Competition Cheerleaders with a proclamation recognizing their unprecedented winning season: On Friday, more

Click-It or Ticket May 20 to June 2
The Montgomery Township Police Department is among more than 100 departments in the state that will be patrolling heavily to make sure drivers and more

Rock Brook School Celebration June 2nd
The 5th Annual Rock Brook School Fundraising Celebration:  “You say Goodbye & I say Hello” June 2, 2019 4:00 – 8:00 pm Cherry Valley more

Wanted: Your Gently Used PLASTIC TOYS
Montgomery Township Department of Public Works and Second Chance Toys are teaming up to collect your gently used plastic toys for children in need. more

Free Tree Seedlings
Free tree seedlings, courtesy of Montgomery's Shade Tree Committee, will be available at the Mary Jacobs Library, 64 Washington St., Rocky Hill, NJ starting more

Grief Recovery Support Group to Meet
Beginning Monday, May 13, Harlingen Church (corner of Route 206 & Dutchtown Harlingen Rd) is offering an 8-week program on Grief Recovery, designed through more

Sponsored by Princeton High School Speech & Debate Team Grades 7-9 Session I: 8/12 to 8/16; Session II: 8/19 to 8/23 $120/session Sign-up Form: more

Important Spring Reminder: Lyme Disease Precautions
Please see this flier with important reminders from the Montgomery Twp. Health Dept. about preventing Lyme Disease: LymeDiseaseFlier DOWNLOAD PDF OF FLIER Source: Montgomery more

Hidden Gardens of Hopewell Tour June 1
When: Sat, June 1, 10am – 3pm Where: Hopewell Public Library, 13 E Broad St, Hopewell, NJ 08525, USA (map) Hosted by: The Friends more

Next Household Hazardous Waste Day - June 15
Mark Your Calendars When: Sat, June 15, 9am – 2pm Where: Franklin Township Senior Community Center Parking Lot, 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873 (map) more

E-Waste Drop-off June 2 & Other Dates
Somerset County residents can declutter their homes of the many electronic items that tend to accumulate. The next free-of-charge Saturday Electronic Waste Drop-off event more

Firefighters with 50+ Years Service Honored
The following resolution was presented by the Montgomery Twp. Committee on 4/18/19 & 5/02/19 to five extraordinary Montgomery firefighters, each with over 50 years more

FARMS TOURS & LUNCH ARE NOW FULL (Update posted 5/04/19): Tickets still on sale through May 4th for lunch-only.  The price for the farm-to-table more

@ SKILLMAN PARK with Run with Rotary Get those sneakers on and get ready for the RUN WITH ROTARY 5k Run and 1-mile Ramble more

Ootsav! Sat., May 4
Saturday, May 4th at 6:00-9:00 pm Mary Jacobs Library 64 Washington St. Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 Come enjoy an evening of performances by K-12 more

Five Simple Recycling Tips for Earth Day
Plus Big Recycling Opportunity May 5th at Earth Day Fair Each year when we celebrate Earth Day, being environmentally-friendly comes to the forefront of everyone’ more

May Faire at Waldorf School Sat., May 11
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Waldorf School of Princeton 1062 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 Live Music-Food-Crafts-Obstacle Course-Local Vendors- Raffle Prizes-Fairy Tea House- May Pole more

Rummage Sale: Blawenburg Reform May 3 & 4
Friday 9 AM to 6 PM Saturday 9 AM to 3 PM Blawenburg Reformed Church, 424 Co Rd 518, Skillman, NJ 08558, USA Clothing, jewelry, more

Montgomery Police: Safety of our Special Needs Community, April 30th
If you have a child or family member who has Autism, Dementia, Mental Health concerns or any Special Needs, please come out to the more

Veterans Claims Clinic May 1st in Somerville
Learn about VA benefits, including compensation, pension, vocational rehabilitation and employment and education benefits. Where: Somerville YMCA, 2 Green St., Somerville, NJ 08876 When: Wed., more

Cherry Valley Rd Project Weekly Update
Since 3:00 PM on Friday, April 26, through traffic on Cherry Hill Road (North - South) has been reopened.  This work is part of more

Montgomery Township is one of only fourteen towns in New Jersey to have earned Sustainable Jersey Certification for the 10 years that the program more

Photos of Meet the Mayor Breakfast
On March 26, 2019 Montgomery Twp. Mayor Sadaf Jaffer, Township Admin. Donato Nieman, Planning Director Lori Savron and other staff conversed with a vibrant more

Third Area of Town Receives Recycling Totes
NEW TOTES DROPPED APRIL 26th FOR USE WITH MAY 10th PICKUP Somerset County Recycling Division is implementing new Curbside Recycling practice and equipment.  This more

New Round of Electricity Savings via MCEA Program!
This Spring Montgomery Township solicited proposals and selected an electrical energy supplier for all aggregated residential accounts with PSE&G for a 15 month period more

Its Bowtie Thursday every Thursday!
Montgomery Recreation has started a new Thursday tradition.  See article below and this video of Assistant Recreation Director John Groeger explaining why its catching more

Quarterly Property Taxes Due May 1
Dear Residents, Hope the Spring is treating you well. This is just a reminder that your 2nd quarter 2019 property taxes are due on 5/01/ more

Proposed Somerset County 2019 Budget
Preserves Essential Services SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has introduced a proposed county budget for 2019 that preserves needed services more

Me and My Montgomery Tree: Watch Amazing Video!
Students who planted tree seedlings handed out annually by the Montgomery Township Shade Tree Committee since 1987 shared photos of themselves with their trees. more

Twp. Clerk Honored
At their April 18th meeting, Mayor Sadaf Jaffer (left) and the Township Committee approved a resolution on the 50th Year of  Municipal Clerks Week, more

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults
REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED For 4/29 - 5/01.  THE CLASS IS FULL, But .... See this flier for other May dates in nearby locations more

Public Water Treatment Returns to Routine
On Monday, April 22, 2019  New Jersey American Water is schedule to resume routine  water treatment process at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Surface more

Montgomery Mayor Sadaf Jaffer and the Montgomery Township Committee are pleased to share that NJ Families Magazine has selected Montgomery Township as the #1 more

Twp Committee Honors Nat'l Champ Cheerleader Team
On March 21st the Montgomery Township Committee honored the Montgomery Wildcats Pop Warner Cheerleaders, who were crowned National Champions on December 5, 2018 at more

Stream Clean-up Thank You!
A big thank you to volunteers who came out April 6th to keep the stream bank clean and clear at Montgomery Veterans Park. Pictured ( more

Arbor Day Celebration '19
Top: Mayor Jaffer shows her appreciation for one of the new white fringe tree plantings.       Bottom: Admiring one of the fringe tree more

Montgomery Receives $57.5k Grant for EMS from Investors Bank
Grant Supports a First Responder Vehicle and Power-Lift Stretchers for Ambulances Montgomery Township is receiving another round of grant monies totaling $57,500 from Investors more

Community Project Ideas Sought!
Deadline is April 30 Members of the Leadership Somerset Class of 2018 worked with Safe + Sound, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering survivors more

Home Oil Tank Leak East of Great Rd.: Ongoing Clean-up includes Brook
Yesterday evening (4/8/19) Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company #2, Montgomery Twp. Police Dept. and Somerset County Haz Mat responded to a complaint of fuel oil more

Hometown Show April 26 to Raise Money for First Responders
The Montgomery News presents toth in concert at Thomas Sweet Cafe in the Montgomery Shopping Center (by Montgomery Cinemas and ShopRite).  Rocky Hill's own more

Orchard Rd. Bridge Work Postponed
The start of the Bridge E0203 Orchard Road project is delayed and updates will be posted before the project’s road closure will commence.  Please more

Franklin Electric Vehicle Event April 23
Franklin's Green Team is holding an Drive Electric Earth Day Tuesday, 4/23/2019, 5:30 - 8:00 PM at Franklin Twp Municipal Complex at DeMott Lane. more

2019 Free Document Shred Schedule Announced
NEXT DATE APRIL 27 Somerset County offers all residents a free document-shredding program at various locations around the county. Shredding events are held on more

At the April Blue Pomegranate Music and Art Show, Hopewell Township artist Lynn Ebeling, who paints mainly with oils, and pays particular attention to more

Hollow Road Bridge Now Open
Hollow Road (between Grandview Road and Camp Meeting Avenue) in Montgomery is now OPEN County Bridge No. C0302 Hollow Road in Montgomery was opened more

Stories That Sing May 19
The Raritan Valley Choral Society, now in its 29th season, presents its Spring concert Stories that Sing. Sunday afternoon May 19, 2019 at 3 pm, more

IMPAQ/Maher Ed Fund Grant Aids Job Training
The grant was awarded to the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board to help fund sustainable career paths in Hunterdon and Somerset counties Kaleb Wegner more

Cinco de Mayo Womens Charity Gala May 3
Monty SACF presents: 3RD ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO Friday May 3rd 7:00 PM @ Cherry Valley Country Club Hobler House Dance and Shop our more

Montgomery Senior Center April Activities
MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER 356 Skillman Road Skillman, NJ 08558 (609) 466-0846 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Pool Table – more

Final Winter Farmers' Market Sat. April 27
Local Products at MFOS' (Inside) Winter Market Seasonal organic produce and meats.  Specialty foods and items. Hearty soups, vibrant organic tomato sauces and succulent more

Public Water System Flushing Mar. 26 - April 15
New Jersey American Water is flushing its water distribution system in Montgomery from March 26th to April 15th for testing to ensure that our more

2019 Sewer Utility Bills - Due Dates Announced
To All Montgomery Township Sewer Utility Users: Please be advised, the 2019 Sewer Tax bills will be mailed on approximately 4/5/19. The first half more

Spotlight on Local African American History
Photo Caption: Montgomery Mayor Sadaf Jaffer  (standing, center) and author Elaine Buck (right) joined the audience to watch "The History of the Slave Trade more

Grief Share Wednesdays
Recurring event, every Wednesday night through April 17 (currently), from 7-9 at Montgomery Evangelical Free Church, 246 Belle Mead-Griggstown Road, Belle Mead, NJ 08502. more

April Recycling & E-Waste Drop-off Dates
First Saturday of the Month Recycling Drop-off in Bridgewater April 6 (Scroll down for E-Waste Dates & Info) The next First Saturday of the more

Family Mornings at the Waldorf School 3-14 & 4-04
March 14 and April 4 8:45—10:00 a.m.  “Drop in and play with us!”  Spend the morning in one of our light-filled classrooms, meet other families, more

Fireworks Sponsorship Invite to Businesses
FIREWORKS 2019 FUNDRAISING AND PLANNING Promotional Opportunity for Businesses We are once again in the process of raising funds for Montgomery Township's 2019 Independence more

Montgomery Ranked Among Safest Cities in the Nation
SafeWise has announced the release of its fifth Annual 100 Safest Cities in America Report for 2019 and Montgomery has once again made the more

Comedy for a Cause - April 27 @ Elks
Princeton Elks Presents Comedy for a Cause. Raising funds for Princeton Elks Charitable Trust. Must be 21 to enter. Amazing Comedians from Sarcasm Comedy more

Spring Twp. Newsletters Posted
Please go to the Newsletters webpage (also found under News & Events in top menu) to view both the Municipal/Community Newsletter and the Recreation more

PBA Sporting Clays Event April 15
The Montgomery Police Benevolent Association (PBA) #355 is holding a Sporting Clays Event on April 15th in LeHigh Valley, Pa.  This is a fundraiser more

Volunteers Sought at Senior Centers
Give a Few Hours of Time and Make an Impact Forever Somerset County-operated senior centers are seeking volunteers at the three following locations: Montgomery more

Habitat for Humanity Home Repair & Modification Program
The Home Repair and Modification Program is a program that serves low income, veteran, disabled or senior homeowners in need of basic home repairs more

Mayor Kicks off EMS Fund Drive
Standing with Mayor Sadaf Jaffer as she gives MEMS her check to kick off their annual fund drive are (l to r): Michael Pitts, Township, more

EMS Blood Drive March 9
PLEASE GIVE! Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 9 am to 1 pm at the more

Spring 2019 Newsletter more

Somerset County's New Recycling Totes Upgrade
SECOND AREA RECEIVED NEW TOTES JANUARY 18th Somerset County Recycling Division has implemented a new Curbside Recycling practice and equipment to two sections of more

Girls Flag Football Clinic
Girls Clinic Source: Montgomery Flag more

Montgomery Flag Football
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Take the Somerset County Parks Survey
Note: Skillman Park in Montgomery Township is a Somerset County Park.  The Sourland Mountain Preserve with entrance on East Mountain Road just north of more
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