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9-23: New Flu Shot Dates, Voter Ballot Boxes ETA, Biz Forum Online Tonight, Case Report
Stop the “Twindemic”:  Get your flu shot! Health Department adds Clinics as vaccine arrives   Due to high demand for flu vaccination, Montgomery Health Department...read more

MONTGOMERY BUSINESS FORUM TONIGHT
CTY. BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP CEO ON COVID-19 LOCAL BIZ IMPACTS: SEPT. 23 Now that the State of New Jersey is easing into Stage Three of its...read more

Fall Municipal/Community Newsletter
READ THE LATEST FROM MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP!   Fall 2020 Municipal and Community Newsletter PDF   Fall 2020 Municipal and Community Newsletter Flipbook   The above...read more

Blood Drive at MEMS Oct. 16
Montgomery EMS Blood-drive Because of you, life doesn’t stop! #VitalToLife Donate Blood and we will let you know, if you have the antibodies to help...read more

Montgomery Movie Night Oct. 2
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9-21-20: Health Dept. on Case Cluster, Municipal/Community Newsletter is Out, Case Report
CLUSTER OF COVID-19 CASES IN HILLSBOROUGH A NEW REASON FOR CAUTION IN MONTGOMERY On Friday Hillsborough Mayor Doug Tomson put out an advisory regarding “several...read more

SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE TUITION ASSISTANCE (COVID-19)
Child Care School Age Tuition Assistance(ENG)   Child Care School Age Tuition Assistance(SPAN) Deadline to apply is December 30, 2020 but apply soon, available until...read more

Somerset County Clerk Releases Step-By-Step Vote by Mail Tutorials
Clerk Steve Peter Encourages Voters to Carefully Fill Out and Submit Ballots to Ensure Their Vote is Counted   STEPS TO CAST YOUR VOTE -BY-MAIL...read more

9-18: Election Info Update, Spotted Lanternfly Control, Case Report
Updated Voter Information The Somerset County Clerks Office and the Somerset County Board of Elections have released updated voter information for the 2020 General Election. ...read more

2020 GENERAL ELECTION VOTING PROCEDURES (updated)
Somerset County Will Mail Ballots to Every Active Registered Voter, Provide Instructions Throughout Process on Casting a Ballot During COVID-19 The Somerset County Clerk’s office...read more

Somerset County Board of Elections Adds 14 Poll Locations and 8 Ballot Drop Box Locations
Links to certified lists of polling places and ballot drop boxes found at end of article Somerset County’s Election Board Administrator, Jerry L. Midgette announced...read more

In-Person Polling Locations by Town
2020 -- Somerset County Polling Places General Election Certified for the November 3, 2020 General Election The following polling location information was provided by The...read more

2020 General Election Ballot Box Locations
In Somerset County, NJ Certified for the November 3, 2020 General Election   Bedminster Municipal Building, 1 Miller Lane Judy Sullivan, (908) 212-7000 ext. 403...read more

Watershed Fest - Free Virtual Event Oct. 3rd
Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water Celebrating the energy, power, and beauty of our planet Featuring Guest Speaker, Richard Preston NYT Best-Selling Author, and Jim Waltman,...read more

Sourlands Solo Fest Oct. 10 - Free Virtual Musical Event!
SAVE THE SOURLANDS SOLO FEST is a musical and educational celebration of the beauty and importance of New Jersey’s Sourland Mountain region, a vital 90-square mile...read more

Secure Shred Event 9-19 in Branchburg & 10-03 in Montgomery
Somerset County will hold a secure document shredding event on Saturday, September 19th from 9 AM to 1 PM (or until truck fills) at the...read more

Reminder: Deer Hunting Season Has Begun
This is a reminder that deer hunting season began Saturday, September 12 with fall bow hunting throughout New Jersey. Residents are reminded to use caution...read more

9-14: Flu Shot Clinics, Call to Teens - New Youth Leadership Council, Case Report
Stop the “Twindemic”:  Get your flu shot now! Registration Open for Health Department Flu Shots Public Health officials are getting ready for a surge in...read more

Call to Teens -- Join the Montgomery Youth Leadership Council
Applications are open for Montgomery Township's new Youth Leadership Council! The council is an ad-hoc committee to the mayor and will serve as an opportunity...read more

Road and Bridge Work Status Report - 9-11-20
Please follow the below links to view a report on current and upcoming road and bridge construction projects in Montgomery Township. This information is current...read more

Stop the “Twindemic”: Get your flu shot now!
Registration Open for Health Department Flu Shots Public Health officials are getting ready for a surge in respiratory illnesses this fall.  Officials worry that an...read more

9-11: Sept 11 Service at Fire #2 Tonight, Fall Recreation Newsletter Out, Farmers Market Sat., Case Report
September 11th Memorial Tonight at Fire Co. #2 A brief public service in remembrance of 9/11 will be held at 6:30 PM tonight, Friday, September...read more

Recycling Pickups Delayed in Montgomery
Somerset County Recycling Division has announced that Recycling pickups that are scheduled for today (Sept. 11) in Montgomery may be delayed. Residents should leave their...read more

9-11 Observance, Fire Co. #2
A brief public service in remembrance of 9/11 will be held at 6:30 PM on Friday, September 11th at Montgomery Volunteer Fire Co. #2's firehouse,...read more

Visit Flags for Heroes
Last chance to see the 2020 display through this Sunday 240 full size flags in front of Montgomery High School on display through Sunday, Sept....read more

MEMS Blood Drive Sept. 12
Because of you, life doesn’t stop! #VitalToLife Donate Blood and we will let you know if you have the antibodies to help patients battling with...read more

Farmer's Market This Saturday and Thru Fall
WHERE: Village Shopper III, 1378 Route 206, Skillman, near Mooyahs Burgers WHEN:     Saturdays, 9 am – 12:00 pm June 6 – October 31 Seasonal Favorites...read more

Red Cross Blood Drive Sept. 11
Montgomery Township   American Red Cross Blood Drive   Friday, September 11, 2020 8am-1pm The Otto Kaufman Community Center – 356 Skillman Road MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT...read more

Job Seekers Webinar Sept. 23rd
RELAUNCH! Stagnation, Change, and Renewal in Mid-Career and Beyond’ In a time of historically high unemployment and the uncertainty associated with COVID-19, this upcoming and...read more

9-09: Business Forum Sept. 23, Document Shredding Dates, Case Report
COUNTY BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP CEO TO ADDRESS MONTGOMERY BUSINESSES ON COVID-19 SEPT. 23 Now that the State of New Jersey is easing into Stage Three of...read more

Somerset County September Recycling Calendar
First Saturday, E-Waste and Household Hazardous Waste Events to Occur Sept. 12  First Saturday of the Month Drop-off is Sept. 12 in Bridgewater BRIDGEWATER –...read more

Preparing for a Strong Future
As New Jersey recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to the future, it will be more important than ever to build a strong future...read more

Princeton Elks Events in September
Country Line Dancing Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 Route 518, Blawenburg, NJ 9/09 - outside 6:30 PM 9/22 - outside 6:30 PM   Flea Market Princeton Elks Lodge,...read more

9-04-20 Covid Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT Note: There have been four (4) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Wednesday, 9-02-20. Somerset County which is...read more

Montgomery Twp. Recognized for Safety Measures during COVID-19
Montgomery Township has continued to provide high quality  public service in all its departments throughout the covid-19 health concern. According to a bulletin this week...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects Status 8-17
Please follow the below links to view a report on current and upcoming road and bridge construction projects in Montgomery Township. This information is current...read more

Getting a Census Taker Visit When You've Already Responded
Dr. Steven Dillingham, Director, U.S. Census Census takers are now visiting households across the nation that have not yet responded. Understandably, some households that have...read more

9-2-20: How Has Montgomery Fared in COVID-19? Update & Case Report
Montgomery & COVID-19: Late Summer Update By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Health Officer In late August, the State of New Jersey announced that Montgomery and Somerset...read more

"Meet the Mayor" MBA Event Sept. 30
The Montgomery Business Association invites interested business persons to meet the Mayor and Township staff, followed by networking. Our Mayor Sadaf Jaffer, our Planning Director...read more

Township Committee to Observe 9-11 Moment of Silence
In remembrance of the lives lost and forever changes on Sept. 11, 2001, the Montgomery Township Committee will observe a moment of silence at its...read more

Updated Quarantine Advisory for Travelers to New Jersey,
Bringing New Total to 33 States and Territories On Sept. 1st Governor Phil Murphy advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from states or territories with...read more

Shop Local Montgomery!
Montgomery is fortunate to have a hard-working group of volunteer business owners running its Montgomery Business Association.  This group is open to any Montgomery-based business. ...read more

Don't Invite a Thief Inside: Lock Your Doors
Two Auto Thefts, 8/31/20 Montgomery Twp. Police Department investigated a stolen vehicle which occurred between the hours of 8:30 pm on 08/30/20 and 08:00 am...read more

NJ Reopening News & Montgomery Case Count
NJ GYMS CAN REOPEN TOMORROW, INDOOR DINING & MOVIES FRIDAY: ALL AT 25% CAPACITY New Jersey has now reached the latter part of Stage Two...read more

Roadwork on Rt. 601 Starts Later This Week
Somerset County has announced construction on CR601 Belle Meade-Blawenburg Road in Montgomery from 700’ West of Route 206 to Grandview Road.  This work will be...read more

COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Thursdays Through September
The Somerset County Department of Health has scheduled drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Raritan Valley Community College on Thursdays through the end of September, between 10...read more

Sourland Mountain Preserve Exceeds 6,330 Acres with Recent Purchase
Part of Somerset County’s 14,775-acre park system Preserving the unique natural environment of the Sourland Mountain, located in Hillsborough and Montgomery townships, has been a...read more

8-26: Residents Get High Marks for Contact Tracing Results, COVID-19 Case Report
MONTGOMERY RESIDENTS DESERVE AN "A" FOR PUBLIC HEALTH Township Health Officer Stephanie Carey believes Montgomery residents deserve an ‘A' for their efforts to keep our...read more

PSE&G is Prepared to Respond to Strong Winds, Severe Storms
Public Service Electric & Gas Co. is prepared to respond to the thunderstorms and strong winds forecast for the service area this afternoon and later...read more

8-24: Storm Food Loss Claims, Flags for Heroes, MEMS Blood Drive Sept. 12, Census Response for the Future, Case Count
PSE&G TAKING CLAIMS FOR FOOD SPOILED IN STORM PSE&G is expanding its claims policy due to the COVID-19 pandemic so that customers whose electrical service...read more

Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders Welcomes Change to County Commissioners
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders strongly supported the new state law that will change the "Board of Chosen Freeholders" to "Board of County...read more

SBA Announces New Reduced 504 Loan Debenture Rates
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced updated interest rates for its 504 Loan Program offered by Certified Development Companies (CDC), allowing small businesses to apply for the...read more

8-19: Senior Grab & Go Lunches, Landlord Grants, Spotted Lanternfly, COVID-19 Case Report
SENIOR GRAB & GO CURBSIDE LUNCHES The Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services is providing free, nutritious meals to Senior Wellness Center participants...read more

Landlord Emergency Grant Program
Application Portal Open August 19th to 26th The Small Landlord Emergency Grant (SLEG) Program can reimburse small residential rental property owners for lost rent revenue...read more

BE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR THE SPOTTED LANTERNFLY
The spotted lanternfly, an invasive fly from Asia that kills trees and crops has been found in our vicinity in New Jersey. If you see...read more

PSE&G to Reimburse Customers for Food and Medicines Spoiled During Tropical Storm Isaias
(NEWARK, N.J. – August 17, 2020) PSE&G is expanding its claims policy due to the COVID-19 pandemic so that customers whose electrical service was interrupted...read more

8-17: Kindness Rocks Program, Energy Aggregation Round to End, Car Theft Prevention, Case Report
Kindness Rocks to Create a Path of Hope The Montgomery Recreation Department is working with local artists to create a Path of Hope within the...read more

Legislators' Virtual School Supply Drive - Call for Donations
Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker and Assemblyman Roy Freiman are conducting a Virtual School Supplies Drive. It is an easy, COVID safe, and personalized way to support...read more

Energy Aggregation Program to End in September
Montgomery Township is winding down a 15-month round of energy aggregation, which expires in September. While very pleased with the savings of Round III, the...read more

8-14: Business PPE Program, School Supply Drive, Montgomery’s Michael Petrane in Concert, Case Report
Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program The first phase of the New Jersey Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program has been announced, designed...read more

Senior Centers Providing "Grab n Go" Meals
Somerset County Providing Seniors with Nutritious “Grab & Go” Meals at Senior Centers Program Is Available at All Six County Senior Centers for Registered Senior...read more

Free Document Shredding Aug. 29th in Hillsborough
Somerset County will hold a secure document shredding event on Saturday, August 29th from 9 AM to 1 PM (or until truck fills) at the...read more

3rd Qtr. Property Tax Grace Period Extended
Dear Property Owners: Please be advised, Montgomery Township has received necessary tax figures from Somerset County and tax bills will go out next week for...read more

County Launches Communications Survey
Public Input Sought Using Online Survey To Improve Awareness and Expand Use of County Services   Somerset County is asking residents to provide feedback on...read more

Guidance on Filing Homeowners Insurance Claims to NJ Homeowners Impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias
Atlantic Hurricane Season Peak is mid-August through late October  The Department of Banking and Insurance has provided guidance on filing a homeowners insurance claim for...read more

Covid-19 Testing @ RVCC August 20
Somerset County in collaboration with Raritan Valley Community College will be holding a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site on*: Thursday, August 20th *Additional dates will be offered based...read more

8-12: Summer Reading, Help for Landlords/Tenants, Census Takers Going Door-to-Door, Case Report
What Are You Reading This Summer? Municipal Leaders Share Their Favorite Books It’s important to keep an active, calm mind in times of heightened alerts,...read more

FLAGS FOR HEROES
Rotary Club Sept. 1-13 Flags for Heroes is designed to honor and recognize the many heroes in our lives and to lift the spirits of...read more

Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program
The first phase of the New Jersey Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program has been announced, designed to ensure that the State’s small businesses...read more

Door-to-Door Visits Begin Nationwide for 2020 Census
This week, the U.S. Census Bureau began following up with households nationwide that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. Based on the current...read more

EDA to Provide $15 M in new CARES Act Funding to Businesses
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced that its Board has approved the use of $15.3 million in Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Emergency...read more

8-10: Warning on Parties, Mayor’s Video Interview, Cooling Center Helps Residents, Case Report
Health Office Warns of COVID Spread by Indoor Parties When care is not taken, any party can become a ‘virus spreader’ event. It is only...read more

Senior Vouchers for Fresh Produce @ Farmer's Markets
Office on Aging Continues to Offer Farmers Market Vouchers Eligible Residents Can Safely Pick Up Vouchers at Curbside The Office on Aging and Disability Services...read more

Submission Request for Senior Art Show
It’s almost time for the 2020 Somerset County Senior Art Show! Any artist age 60 or over and currently residing in Somerset County may submit...read more

8-07: Storm Recovery, Tax Grace Period Extended, Farmer’s Market Video, MEMS Blood Drive, Case Report
Storm Recovery Update & Municipal Resources As of this morning, 90% of PSE&G customers have had power restored from Tuesday’s storm; however, there are still...read more

DPW Announcement on Branch Pick-up Requirements
August 7, 2020 MEMO To: Montgomery Township Residents From: Montgomery Twp. Dept. of Public Works Beginning Monday August 10th, 2020 DPW will be picking up...read more

PSE&G Update - Aug. 7 @ 9:45 AM
August 7, 2020; 9:45 AM Update:   Restoration Progress & Customer Promise   PSE&G has restored power to more than 90% of customers affected by...read more

PSE&G Update - 8-06 @ 9:45 AM
Update: After an intense night of work and more inclement weather, as of 9:45 a.m., PSE&G has restored power to 435,000 customers and has about...read more

Operations Secure Shred Aug. 8 in Bridgewater
Somerset County will hold a secure document shredding event on Saturday, August 8th from 9 AM to 1 PM (or until truck fills) at theBridgewater...read more

8-06: New Normal, Twp. Com. Mtg. Tonight, Virtual Main St.: Coder School, Case Report
HOW TO LIVE IN OUR NEW NORMAL Interview with local expert on controlling the spread of the virus and saving lives  The following link is...read more

MEMS Blood Drive Aug. 13
Montgomery EMS is holding their next blood drive on August 13th from 1 to 7 pm at the squad building - 8 Harlingen Road in...read more

Storm Recovery Resources for Montgomery Residents - Update 8-06
This is the latest update from PSE&G on power outages in Montgomery: There are currently 1330 customers remaining out in Montgomery.  There is one large...read more

PSE&G Update - Aug. 5 @ 4:45 PM
Update: PSE&G expects at least 85% of our customers still without power to be restored by Friday night, but some difficult restorations may continue through...read more

Food Safety and Storage During Power Outage
Power outages can be inconvenient and dangerous for a number of reasons, but one of the most concerning is the safety of your food. Refrigeration...read more

Montgomery Cooling Center Open Today-Sunday
Montgomery Township's Otto Kaufman Community Center, 356 Skillman Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558, will be open today, Wednesday, Aug. 5th, Thursday, and Friday from 8 am...read more

PSE&G Update - Aug. 5 @ 10 AM
Update August 5, 2020; 10:00 AM: As of 10:00 a.m., approximately 575,000 of our 2.3 million customers reported a power outage or damage associated with...read more

8-03: Storm on Way: Be Prepared, Gathering Safely, Emergency Rental Assistance, Case Report
Police Advisory: Tropical Storm Warning until 8 PM Tues., Aug. 4, Preparation Info The Montgomery Township Police Department and Montgomery Township Office of Emergency Management...read more

Tuesday's Storm may bring Outages, Downed Trees, Flooding - Be Ready
The following is a release from PSE&G, which includes info on preparation and how to reach them to report outages: Public Service Electric & Gas...read more

Police Release Videos of Car Theft in Progress
On July 29 at 3:18 am, Montgomery Police responded to a Skillman residence to assist Newark Police with identifying the driver of a car involved...read more

Rental Relief Program from Somerset County
Somerset County is launching its Community Development Block Grant-CV Emergency Rental Relief (CDBG-CV ERR) Program.  This program cam provide  up to 3 months’ rent or $3000.00,...read more

Unsolicited Seed Packets in Mail
New Jersey Department of Agriculture Information on Unsolicited Seeds  We have been receiving reports of people receiving seeds in the mail from China that they...read more

7-29: Contact Tracing, Flags for Heroes ‘20, Outdoor Movie Nights, Virtual Butterfly Fest Sat., Case Report
CONTACT TRACING PREVENTS VIRUS TRANSMISSION Answer the call to slow the spread The New Jersey Dept. of Health is reporting that the overall transmission rate...read more

Additional $15 Million in CARES Act Funding - Small Business Recovery
Governor Phil Murphy announced today that an additional $15 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding has been made available to...read more

Outdoor Movie Nights @ Libraries & Patriots
Let’s Go to the Movies: SCLSNJ Bridgewater, Mary Jacobs Branches to Host Outdoor Family Movie Nights This Summer This August, the Somerset County Library System...read more

PSE&G Prepared for Heat Wave
With a heat wave forecast for this week, Public Service Electric & Gas, New Jersey’s largest utility, is prepared to meet the demand for additional...read more

7-27-20: Interns Available to help Businesses, Hand Sanitizer Warning & List, Drive-Thru Testing 7-30, Case Report
Counties Will Pay Young Adults to Work for Your Business with $100K Fund Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board Will Support Businesses Hiring Interns in Somerset...read more

Counties Will Pay Young Adults to Work for Your Business with $100K Fund
Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board Will Support Businesses Hiring Interns in Somerset & Hunterdon Counties The Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board (GRWDB) is connecting young...read more

Next COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Date will be July 30
Residents Do Not Need a Prescription   Somerset County is continuing to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Raritan Valley Community College will be open from...read more

7-24-20: Tax Bills Delayed, SAVE, Biz Video Highlights, Census, Case Report
Third Quarter Tax Bills Delayed Please be advised, due to the delay in receiving certified tax rates from Somerset County, the mailing of the 2020...read more

Property Tax Bills Delayed
Third Quarter Property Tax Billing Delayed Please be advised, due to the delay in receiving certified tax rates from Somerset County, the mailing of the...read more
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