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Most Recent Exec. Orders & Pending Reopening Info
Some recently signed orders from Governor Murphy include the following: Exec. Order # 150 - Outdoor Dining Protocols and Process to Expand Premises for Liquor...read more

MFOS' Farmers' Market Opens June 6th
We've moved next door! New hours and location    WHERE: Village Shopper III,We've moved next door! 1378 Route 206, Skillman, near Mooyahs WHEN: Saturdays, 9...read more

MONTGOMERY TWP. ANNOUNCES BUSINESS FORUM ON JUNE 9
Montgomery Township will host a Business Forum on Tuesday, June 9 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm on Zoom. The focus of the discussion will be...read more

Social Services Funding Impacted by Our Census Response
Did you know that $46 billion in federal social services funding is directed annually to NJ residents by U.S. Census numbers?  Two-thirds of that is...read more

CVS Offering Self-Swab Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing
CVS Health has expanded drive-thru coronavirus testing to 45 of its stores in New Jersey, in addition to 11 locations the company opened last month...read more

NJ Pandemic Short-Term Rental Assistance Program
A State COVID-19 Short Term Rental Assistance Program has been announced by the Department of Community Affairs, which will provide temporary rental assistance to low-...read more

June 1 Announcements & Covid-19 Report
Changes to Montgomery COVID-19 Communications With the slowing of case counts and Governor Murphy's announcement that progress against the COVID-19 crisis will permit New Jersey...read more

Somerset County June Recycling Schedule
First Saturday, E-waste & Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Events Residents are asked to adhere to social distancing guidelines at the events. First Saturday of the...read more

MEMS' June 6 Blood Drive with Social Distancing
Saturday, June 6th from 9 am to 2 pm at Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 Rt. 518, Skillman, NJ 08558. By appointment only (see below.) Social...read more

Household Hazardous Waste Day Sat. May 30
Residents must wear gloves and facial coverings. Have household hazardous waste accumulated in your home? Somerset County Freeholder Melonie Marano, recycling liaison, invites residents to...read more

Case Count 5-28, Be Kind to Your Mind, Biker/Walker Caution, Farmers Market Opens 6-06
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/28: NJ cases: 157,815 NJ deaths: 11,401 Somerset County cases: 4,522 Somerset County deaths: 410 Montgomery...read more

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Continues May 28, June 2 & 4
Hunterdon and Somerset County residents who are exhibiting symptoms are encouraged to get tested for the coronavirus. The test site at Raritan Valley Community College,...read more

Motor Vehicle Extends Driver's License, Registrations, Inspections
Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced additional extensions to driver license, registration, and inspection expiration dates...read more

County Bridge on Rt. 601 near Grandview: Completion Date Estimate
Replacement of County Bridge No. D0303, Rt. 601 over Back Brook north of Grandview The Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road (CR 601) Bridge, located approximately 500 feet...read more

Case Count 5-27, EMS: On Duty during COVID-19 & Blood Drive June 6, Please Give
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/27: NJ cases: 156,628 NJ deaths: 11,339 Somerset County cases: 4,505 Somerset County deaths: 408 Montgomery...read more

Drive-thru Medicine Drop-off Sat. May 30
Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo invites county residents to take advantage of the next Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off to safely dispose of unwanted or outdated...read more

Case Count 5-26, Day of Action, Bridge Projects, MontgomeryTogether Encourages Community
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/26: NJ cases: 155,764 NJ deaths: 11,191 Somerset County cases: 4,489 Somerset County deaths: 399 Montgomery...read more

Census Reminder: Call Those Who Count on You!
Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 27 is a Day of Action for the census in New Jersey. Please remember to ‘Call Those Who Count On You’ to...read more

Count 5-22, State Increases Outdoor Group Limits, Rec Summer Camps Canceled, Memorial Day Ceremony Mon.
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/22: NJ cases: 152,472 NJ deaths: 10,843 Somerset County cases: 4,390 Somerset County deaths: 387...read more

Take A Virtual Tour of Kindergarten Enrichment at Kid Connection!
Come tour the Kid Connection Kindergarten 2020-21 Program! See the classrooms and meet some of our warm and highly qualified teachers. We are located right...read more

STOP, MASK REQUIRED - Signs Available for Businesses
The Montgomery Township Health Dept. has created window/door  STOP, FACE COVERING REQUIRED signs which can be downloaded and  printed and used by any business, as...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-21, NJ Business Week, Mental Health Support Advice & Resources
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/21: NJ cases: 151,472 NJ deaths: 10,843 Somerset County cases: 4,390 Somerset County deaths: 387 Montgomery...read more

PSE&G Encourages Customers to Apply for Assistance
     PSE&G Encourages Eligible Customers to Apply for Assistance in Paying Utility Bills   (NEWARK, NJ – May 21, 2020) During these times of hardship,...read more

Final Paving of Rt. 206 Cruser Bridge Project Tonight
The New Jersey State DOT has announced that they are about to complete the Cruser Bridge Construction Project on Rt. 206 next to the Montgomery...read more

Exec. Order #147 - Outdoor Tennis Courts in Montgomery to Reopen Friday
In light of Governor Murphy's executive order #147, effective Friday May 22, public tennis courts within all Montgomery Township municipal parks will be open for...read more

Youth Leadership Somerset Accepting Applications Now for Fall
Empowering Youth to Lead with Purpose Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine, youth services liaison, invites county youth who are in grades nine through 12...read more

Case Count 5-20 & Mayor's Interview w/ Dr. Grayson
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/20: NJ cases: 150,399 NJ deaths: 10,747 Somerset County cases: 4,349 Somerset County deaths: 384 Montgomery...read more

Case Count 5-19, Public Tennis Court Rules, Online Memorial Day Video Premiere 5-25, Community Forum On-Demand
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/19: NJ cases: 49,013 NJ deaths: 10,586 Somerset County cases: 4,312 Somerset County deaths: 382...read more

Memorial Day Ceremony Premieres Online May 25
The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee is pre-recording a Memorial Day Ceremony video which will be posted online.  The video will include a narration of our...read more

Area Food Banks in Need of Donations
Rate of Food Insecurity Is Still Rising SOMERVILLE – Recently, Somerset County food banks have reported that the number of families who are food-unstable has...read more

About Tax Payments
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP'S ACCEPTED PAYMENT METHODS Currently, Montgomery Township is accepting property tax and sewer fee payments via: Mail – 2261 Rt. 206, Belle Mead, NJ...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-18, Community Forum Tonight, Memorial Day Observance 5/25, All Tennis Courts to Reopen
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/18: NJ cases: 148,039 NJ deaths:  10,435 Somerset County cases: 4,278 Somerset County deaths: 375 Montgomery...read more

Exec. Order #146 - Charter Fishing & Water Craft Rental Business
Executive Order 146 Charter Fishing Watercraft Rental Business Please follow these embedded links to see all gubernatorial EXECUTIVE ORDERS and all ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS from the State Office of Emergency...read more

Greater Mercer TMA News
RideProvide Delivers - New Home Delivery Service for Seniors in Collaboration with PSRC  Greater Mercer TMA and Ride Provide has partnered with the Princeton Senior...read more

Census Rule of Ten
Montgomery Township encourages you and your family to be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.  The Census is safe, easy and important. The information you...read more

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Continues May 19 and May 21
Hunterdon and Somerset County residents who are exhibiting symptoms are encouraged to get tested for the coronavirus. The test site at Raritan Valley Community College,...read more

Executive Order #145 - Elective Surgeries May Be Performed May 26
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily press briefing on Friday that beginning on May 26, hospitals in the state will be able...read more

Case Count 5-15, Community Forum Monday, Grab n’ Go Continues
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/15: NJ cases: 143,905 NJ deaths:  10,138 Somerset County cases: 4,181 Somerset County deaths: 359 Montgomery...read more

Executive Order #143 - Beaches, Boardwalks, Waterfronts May Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place TRENTON -- Governor Phil Murphy...read more

Exec. Order #144 - Vote by Mail Ballot to Every Registered Voter
Governor Murphy  on May 15th signed Executive Order to protect the public health by mailing every registered voter a Vote By Mail Ballot or Application...read more

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COVID-19 COMMUNITY FORUM
Monday May 18 @ 7 PM Join us live on Monday May 18th from 7-8pm when Montgomery municipal leaders will address questions on the state...read more

Local Census Response Rates
HOW DOES MONTGOMERY COMPARE? The U.S. Constitution requires a complete count of all people living in the United States every ten years. 2020 is one...read more

Case Count 5-14; Governor's Order Lifts Some Restrictions; Girl Scout Shows Caring for Seniors; Forum Monday
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/14: NJ cases: 142,704 NJ deaths:  9,946 Somerset County cases: 4,159 Somerset County deaths: 348 Montgomery...read more

Executive Order #142 - Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup & Car Gatherings
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 142 Permitting Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses, and Gatherings in Cars   TRENTON – As...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-13; Tomorrow is Census Day of Action
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/13: NJ cases: 141,560 NJ deaths:  9,702 Somerset County cases: 4,127 Somerset County deaths: 340 Montgomery...read more

What Types of Businesses May Currently Be Open
Executive Order 107, a Statewide Stay-At-Home and Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses Order issued March 21 by Governor Murphy, remains in effect at this time....read more

Emergency Food Giveaway
The Somerville YMCA in Cooperation with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey is providing a 5-day shelf-stable food supply to any area resident.  See...read more

NJMVC Adds More Online Services
Additional Vehicle Registrations Now Included in Online Offerings   TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission today announced it has added to its growing...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-12; Community Forum May 18; Stimulus Check Deadline; Types of Businesses Open/Closed
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/12: NJ cases: 140,743 NJ deaths:  9,508 Somerset County cases: 4,115 Somerset County deaths: 339...read more

Beware of the Grandparent Scam
The Montgomery Township Police Department has been alerted that Grandparent Scams are happening in New Jersey and across the country with more frequency. Please read the...read more

Case Count 5-11; Twp. & Schools Collaborate to Support Community (Mayor's COVID-19 Video)
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/11: NJ cases: 139,635 NJ deaths:  9,310 Somerset County cases: 4,093 Somerset County deaths: 335...read more

Mayor Jaffer Speaks with Superintendent of Schools Mary McLoughlin
Mayor Sadaf Jaffer, in her weekly video series on COVID-19, speaks with Montgomery Twp. Superintendent of Schools Mary McLoughlin about new community-building collaborations between the...read more

Census Response Helps Seniors
It is Senior Week with the U.S. Census! The U.S. Census Bureau projects that number of Seniors will grow to 55 million (16% of the...read more

Montgomery middle schooler intends to ‘Starve Corona, Feed America’:
What does an eighth grader do over Spring Break, locked inside his home? He resolves to feed America. At least that is what Moksh Desai,...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-08, Tax Grace Period to 6/1, Montgomery Ranks Safest City, Celebrate Our Grads
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/08: NJ cases: 135,454 NJ deaths:  8,952 Somerset County cases: 3,968 Somerset County deaths: 328 Montgomery...read more

E-Waste Drop-off Sites Closed to Public During Week
E-Waste Drop-off Sites Closed to Public Monday thru Friday Due to the public healthcare crisis, the South County Public Works facility, located at 410 Roycefi­eld Road...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-07 & Health Dept: Masks Strongly Advised in Parks
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/07: NJ cases: 133,635 NJ deaths:  8,801 Somerset County cases: 3,914 Somerset County deaths: 320 Montgomery...read more

Case Count 5-06 & A Neighborhood Works Together to Make Masks
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/06: NJ cases: 131,890 NJ deaths:  8,549 Somerset County cases: 3,860 Somerset County deaths: 315...read more

COVID-19 Testing in Bound Brook May 8 @ Zufall Health Ctr.
Zufall Health Center in conjunction with Bound Brook Township and the Somerset County Department of Health are providing a COVID-19 testing clinic on Friday May...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-05, Dog Park Reopens & Tree Planting
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/05: NJ cases: 130,593 NJ deaths:  8,244 Somerset County cases: 3,820 Somerset County deaths: 306...read more

Dog Park Reopens Tomorrow
Please note that effective tomorrow, May 6, the Montgomery Township Dog Park will reopen. Social distancing practices and all current safety measures should be followed...read more

Earth Day Milkweed Plants - A Popular Item!
Environmental Commission Chairperson Mary Reece's sister Kathy Manger & her husband Steve Esser are shown dropping off the very popular milkweed giveaway that the Montgomery...read more

Arbor Day Redbud Tree adds Beauty at OKCC
Montgomery celebrated a virtual Arbor Day this year because of the coronavirus. The Shade Tree Committee was unfortunately not able to hold its annual Arbor...read more

Case Count 5-04, Mayor & Police Director Video, Parks Rules, Tax Payment Methods
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/04: NJ cases: 128,269 NJ deaths:  7,910 Somerset County cases: 3,753 Somerset County deaths: 298...read more

Who is Open?
Montgomery Township is maintaining a directory of businesses which are self-reporting their open status. Go to Montgomery EDC's Business Directory.  It can be searched by...read more

Video Message: Mayor and Police Director
In this May 4th video, Montgomery Township Mayor Sadaf Jaffer and Police Director James Gill discuss the current state of affairs in town during COVID-19,...read more

Case Count Report 5-03
 TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/03 NJ cases: 126,744 NJ deaths:  7,871 Somerset County cases: 3,703 Somerset County deaths: 295...read more

Case Count Report 5-02
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/02: NJ cases: 123,717 NJ deaths:  7,742 Somerset County cases: 3,605 Somerset County deaths: 289 Montgomery...read more

Case Count 5-01, MontgomeryTogether.us, Census Challenge, County & Twp. Parks Reopen
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/01: NJ cases: 121,180 NJ deaths:  7,538 Somerset County cases: 3,537 Somerset County deaths: 282 Montgomery...read more

LOCAL PARKS TO REOPEN SATURDAY
UPDATE: Somerset County Parks, including Skillman Park & Somerset County Sourland Park will join Montgomery Twp. Parks to reopen Saturday, 5/02.  The County Park Commission has...read more

Case Count 4-30, Message from Police Director James Gill
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/30: NJ cases: 118,652 NJ deaths: 7,228 Somerset County cases: 3,464 Somerset County deaths: 270 Montgomery...read more

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing at RVCC on May 5 and 7
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY   There is still an opportunity for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents to get tested. The COVID-19 testing site at Raritan Valley...read more

Case Count 4-29, 2nd Confirmed Fatality, Proposed Prop. Tax Extension, Parks to Reopen Saturday
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/28: NJ cases: 116,264 NJ deaths: 6,770 Somerset County cases: 3,372 Somerset County deaths: 252 Montgomery...read more

Police Advisory: Please Share the Road
POLICE ADVISE PEDESTRIAN / CYCLIST / MOTORIST CAUTION With the warmer weather approaching and more residents home due to the current health crisis, there is...read more

County Emergency Operations Center Reminder: Why The Census Counts
"Federal funding – especially during emergencies – is based on the data collected during this process!" Why a Complete Count is Important Source: Somerset County...read more

Daily Case Count 4-28, New Twp. Pre-Recorded Info Phone Line
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/28: NJ cases: 113,856 NJ deaths: 6,442 Somerset County cases: 3,278 Somerset County deaths: 242 Montgomery...read more

Senators Announce Funding to Support NJ Colleges
In the past week, Senator Booker announced $323 million in federal funding to support New Jersey colleges and students, half of which will be released...read more

Electronic Waste Drop-off Sat., May 2 in Hillsborough
Need to declutter? Somerset County Freeholder Melonie Marano, recycling liaison, urges residents to practice social distancing while visiting the next free-of-charge Saturday Electronic Waste Drop-off...read more

Tell Your Friends: New Twp. Pre-Recorded Info Line
Tell Your Friends: NEW TOWNSHIP PRE-RECORDED INFO PHONE LINE Montgomery Township has set up a pre-recorded phone line with a helpful summary of what you...read more

Message from Montgomery Police: Changes to Nixle Platform
The purpose of this message is to notify you of changes to the Nixle communication platform that are planned to occur at some point this...read more

Daily Case Count 4-27, Video Message from Twp. Committee  
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/27: NJ cases: 111,188 NJ deaths: 6,044 Somerset County cases: 3,204 Somerset County deaths: 227 Montgomery...read more

Video Message from Montgomery Township Committee
The five members of the Montgomery N.J. Township Committee, our municipality’s elected leadership, address the current situation in town with COVID-19. They express great gratitude...read more

1st Sat. of Month Recyclable Drop-off May 2
Need to get rid of some recyclables? Somerset County Freeholder Melonie Marano, recycling liaison, is asking residents to practice social distancing while taking advantage of...read more

Covid-19 Case Count - 4-26
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/26: NJ cases: 109,038 NJ deaths: 5,938 Somerset County cases: 3,244 Somerset County deaths: 223 Montgomery...read more

NJ Expands Payment Relief for Student Loans
Includes Late Fees, Credit Reporting, Debt Collection, Payment Postponements Many private student loan servicers will now provide relief to borrowers in New Jersey because of...read more

Case Count 4-25 & Call for Helping Stories
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 4/25: NJ cases: 105,523 NJ deaths: 5,863 Somerset County cases: 3,030 Somerset County deaths: 219...read more

Help Healthcare Workers by Completing Your Census
In honor of those fighting on the #COVID19 frontlines, this week we’re focusing on how #2020Census impacts #healthcare in NJ.  One way we can all...read more

Case Count 4-24 & Police Reminders on Sharing the Road
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/24: NJ cases: 102,196 NJ deaths: 5,617 Somerset County cases: 2,798 Somerset County deaths: 196 Montgomery...read more

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Operations
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced that all agency, road testing, and inspections facilities will remain closed until at least...read more

Daily Case Count 4-23, CDC on Monty Health, Mask Wearing is Required
TODAY'S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/23: NJ cases: 99,989 NJ deaths: 5,368 Somerset County cases: 2,798 Somerset County deaths: 196 Montgomery...read more

New Dates for COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing at RVCC
Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson and Hunterdon County Freeholder Director Shaun Van Doren announced that three new dates have been added to the...read more

2020 Census Response Map
Check Out the 2020 Census Response Rate Map! Students and the adults in their home can check out the 2020 Census response rate map to...read more

Update: Rt. 601 by Grandview Closed for Bridge Work
Replacement of County Bridge No. D0303, Rt. 601 over Back Brook north of Grandview The Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road (CR 601) Bridge, located approximately 500 feet...read more

NJ's New Unemployment Web Portal
The New Jersey Department of Labor created a new web portal that allows New Jersey residents to contact the Department of Labor directly. This is...read more

Daily Case Count 4-22, Update for Stonebridge at Montgomery
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/22: NJ cases: 95,865 NJ deaths: 5.063 Somerset County cases: 2,688 Somerset County deaths: 283 Montgomery...read more

Daily Case Count 4-21, Earth Day Events for Tomorrow, Reminder on Wipes
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/21: NJ cases: 92,387 NJ deaths: 4,753 Somerset County cases: 2,599 Somerset County deaths: 176 Montgomery...read more

Celebrate "Earth Day at Home"
UPDATE: NEW EARTH DAY ONLINE EVENTS TOMORROW ADDED at edf.montgomery.nj.us ! Tomorrow is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Montgomery Twp. Environmental Commission / Sustainable...read more

Daily Case Count 4-20 & Volunteers/Donors Thank Frontline Workers with Food
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/20: NJ cases: 88,806 NJ deaths: 4,377 Somerset County cases: 2,488 Somerset County deaths: 170 Montgomery...read more

MONTGOMERY FOOD PANTRY REQUESTS $ DONATIONS
FOOD PANTRY ACCEPTING MONETARY DONATIONS A great way to help the community is to continue to support the Montgomery Food Pantry. Although the Food Pantry...read more
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