News & Events


Township Committee Agenda for Oct. 17 Posted
The tentative agenda summary for the upcoming meeting of the Montgomery Township Committee for Thursday, October 17th, beginning at 7 PM has now been posted. ...read more

Save Your Breath! Teen Vaping Education Program
Presented by the Montgomery Twp. Health Department Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:00 – 8:30 pm Montgomery High School 1016 Rt. 601 Skillman, NJ 08558 There...read more

Poll Workers Needed
The Somerset County Election Board is hiring voters to serve as poll workers for the upcoming General Election on November 5. Training is provided prior...read more

New 4-Way Stop at Orchard-Opossum Intersection
Montgomery Township would like to make the public aware of a new traffic pattern. On Tuesday, October 8th, Montgomery Township established a four-way stop at...read more

Weekend Journey through the Past Oct. 12 & 13
SCROLL DOWN: SIX MONTGOMERY HISTORIC SITES AT BOTTOM! Interactive house tours and arts activities, history trading cards—and a colonial cannon—will connect visitors to Somerset County’s...read more

Trunk or Treat Oct. 26
Trunk or Treat is a fun activity in which costumed children go car trunk to trunk for treats. Montgomery Recreation is hosting this annual event...read more

Family Fall Festival Sun. Oct 13, 3 PM
Come make corn husk dolls and scarecrows at Montgomery Veterans Park, 210 Harlingen Road, Belle Mead (Lower Parking Lot Pavilion) at 3 to 6 PM....read more

PSE&G Upcoming Tree Trimming
PSE&G has notified Montgomery Township of upcoming routine tree trimming that will begin in approximately 2 weeks. They estimate the project will take about 2-3...read more

Fire Prevention Open House Oct. 17
Montgomery Township’s Annual Fire Prevention Open House will be held this year at Station 45 (Belle Mead) on October 17 from 6-9 PM. Come by...read 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.  This...read more

Montgomery Farmers Market Saturdays 9a-1p
The market is open from June 1 through October 26 Saturdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.  It is located at the Village Shopper II,1340 Route...read more

Low Interest Rates on Bond & Note Sales
Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine has announced two recent county note sales that garnered interest rates of just over 1%. The first was...read more

Donate Winter Clothing for Kids thru Nov. 1
PROJECT WARM YOUR HEART The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women (SCCSW) is conducting its 10th annual Project Warm Your Heart to collect...read more

New Jobs Posted
Newly available employment positions are posted at: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/departments/administration/employment-opportunities/...read more

PSE&G to Lower Residential Gas Bills This Fall
Gas bills are half what they were in 2008 (NEWARK, N.J. – Oct. 8, 2019) Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) is decreasing residential gas...read more

Spotted Lanternfly Update
The NJ Department of Agriculture is asking for citizens' help to prevent the spread of Destructive Spotted Lanternflies According to an August 2019 article on...read more

Bill Turner & the Blue Smoke Band Nov. 2
Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 7 to 9 PM will be a fun night of foot stomping music, when the Harlingen Church (corner of Rt....read more

Resident Nearly Sets Guinness Record for Push-Ups
Talloen Raises over $20k for YMCA of Princeton Montgomery resident and J&J employee Bart Talloen came close to getting in the Guinness Book of World...read more

Harlingen Rd. Bridge Work Completed
COMPLETED & REOPENED 10-07-19 Somerset County Engineering Division has announced that Bridge No. E0304 on Harlingen Road, located by the entrance to Montgomery Veteran’s Park,...read more

Halloween Party for Teens & Adults with Special Needs
Halloween Party hosted by Montgomery Recreation on October 25, 7-9 PM at Otto Kaufman Community Center, 356 Skillman Rd., Skillman, NJ. $5. Register by October...read more

Trick or Treat at Twp. Offices
Halloween Trick-or-Treating (10am – 4pm) Each department in the Montgomery Twp. municipal building will be open to trick-or-treaters in costume, age 7 or below, on...read more

Halloween Safety Tips from Montgomery Police
The Montgomery Township Police wish to remind residents to enjoy the upcoming Halloween holiday in a way that is safe for everyone, especially children.  Here...read more

2018 Tax Sale to be held October 23
The TOWNSHIP OF MONTGOMERY announces the sale of 2018 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction on October 23,...read more

MFOS First Sundays in Parks Series for Fall
MONTGOMERY FRIENDS OF OPEN SPACE FIRST SUNDAYS IN THE PARKS SERIES Saturday, October 5, 2019 10 am - 12 pm What: Know-your-Parks Scavenger Hunt, Where:...read more

Montgomery Honors Waldorf on its 100th Year
The Montgomery Township Committee Honors the Waldorf School of Princeton This fall, The Waldorf School of Princeton is joining Waldorf schools around the globe to...read more

LIHEAP Program Now Accepting Applications
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) just opened for intake October 1. LIHEAP can help  residents at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty...read more

Estate Planning Seminar 10/10
Estate Planning 101 ~ Community is Invited Thursday, October 10 7:30 - 8:30 pm. Attorney Wendy Wolff Herbert, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, will...read more

Upcoming Flu Clinics
Montgomery Health Department announces Fall Flu Clinics Vaccinating ages 4 to 104 Free for Medicare recipients Kids need flu shots, too!  The Health Department also...read more

Rt. 206 Bridge Project Update
NJDOT PROJECT STATUS: Rt. 206 BRIDGE PROJECT OVER CRUSER BROOK Much work has been accomplished by the State Department of Transportation (NJDOT) on the Rt....read more

Elks Talent Show Fundraiser 11/16 - CANCELED
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED BY THE ELKS TRY-OUTS ON SEPT. 29th Princeton Elks Presents: SHOW US YOUR TALENT Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:00 PM...read more

Free Disaster-Preparedness Course
Think Safety – Plan, Prepare, Protect Somerset County Freeholder Sara Sooy urges residents to enroll in a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course....read more

Radon Survey Results
Collaborative Initiative Shows Results Results are in for Montgomery Health Department’s 2019 Radon Action Month initiative.   The Health Department distributed 150 free radon test kits...read more

Fall History Events by VHHS
The Van Harlingen Historical Society of Montgomery is offering four excellent events this Fall.  Please see flier below for details: DOWNLOAD FLIER VHHS Fall Flyer...read more

Toastmasters Gavel Club for Kids
CALLING ALL 3rd – 8th GRADERS!! Montgomery Gavel Club is a youth leadership program, affiliated to Toastmasters International. The club enables participants to develop their...read more

Sept. is Nat'l Preparedness Month - Are You Ready?
How should you handle an emergency? Expect the unexpected and “be prepared, not scared.” The goal of National Preparedness Month is to encourage Americans to...read more

Property Owners Must Keep Sidewalks Clear
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Sidewalks Must Be Kept Clear of Vegetation from Your Property We would like to remind all homeowners who have sidewalks adjoining their property...read more

18 Yrs Ago: Montgomery Remembers 9-11-01
On the 18th anniversary, Montgomery honored the lives tragically lost, the families and friends forever changed, and the bravery shown in response to the attacks...read more

Volunteers Needed for Fall Leaf Clean-up
Help a Neighbor! Would you like to help an elderly or disabled person get his or her yard ready for the winter months? The Somerset...read more

FALL MONTGOMERY MUNICIPAL NEWSLETTER
Click below for FALL '19 Municipal Newsletter : New Flipbook features make it easy to view on mobile, turn pages, zoom in and out, or...read more

Cherry Valley Road is Open!
Cherry Valley Road is finally open! @gmtma @InMontgomeryNJ @lizlemp pic.twitter.com/Z72WiX6FCZ — Access Princeton (@accessprinceton) September 3, 2019   _______________ Info is posted on the Princeton...read more

Join a Montgomery Municipal Board or Committee
Did you know that most of Montgomery's municipal decision-making boards and committees are 100% citizen-volunteer run?  The members of the Montgomery Township Committee want residents...read more

Orchard Rd. Bridge Replacement Work
Somerset County confirmed that the construction project replacing County Bridge No. E0203 on Orchard Road, originally projected to commence on April 8, 2019, began August...read more

STEM Program Sign-up by Oct. 4
Girls in grades seven and eight are invited to apply to the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women’s fourth annual STEM program. The...read more

Entries Sought for 5th Annual Photo Contest
Honorarium for Winning Entries Do you take photos for fun or work? If you live in Somerset County, you are invited to participate in the...read more

A Day at the Ball Game!
Montgomery families with children who have special needs had a wonderful day at the Somerset Patriots on August 14, courtesy of Montgomery Twp. Police, their...read more

NJDOT NOTICE: Alexander Rd Bridge Closure
ALL WORK SCHEDULED IS WEATHER DEPENDENT:   Project:  Alexander Road Bridge over D&R Canal On-site mobilization on or about 8/26/2019 with Alexander Road Closure November...read more

Sewer Bills - Second Half-Year Due Sept. 1
To All Montgomery Township Sewer Utility Users: This is a reminder that the second half-year sewer billing is due on 9/01/19 with grace period ending...read more

Public Info Session, Orchard & Opossum Improvements
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS ORCHARD & OPOSSUM ROAD PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSION Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4-7 PM Dear Resident: A Public Information Session will be held in...read more

Scouts Honor Golf Tournament Sept. 9
Take a Swing for Scouting! Monday, September 9th Cherry Valley Country Club The Scouts Honor Tournament is one of the area's premier non-profit Golf Tournaments....read more

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 can...read more

New Special Needs Database Aids First Responders
PLEASE REGISTER LOVED ONES AWARENESS HELPS POLICE WHEN THEY RESPOND Montgomery Police are maintaining a secure database with information about the special needs of a...read more

Montgomery Purchases Land to Expand Bessie Grover Park
On July 29 Montgomery Township acquired new open space along the Rock Brook on Camp Meeting Avenue. This purchase will enlarge Bessie Grover Park and...read more

Middle of Montgomery Gets Recycling Totes 8/16
CTY. DROPPING NEW TOTES AUG. 16 FOR USE AUG. 30 PICKUP Somerset County Recycling Division is continuing to implement a new Curbside Recycling practice and...read more

Harvest Home Festival Aug. 17
Our 139th Year! Griggstown Reformed Church 1065 Canal Road, Griggstown Saturday, August 17th, 3:30PM til 7PM Games * Crafts * Quilt Display * Silent Auction...read more

Red Cross Blood Drive Sept. 13
Give Blood. Help Save Lives! Friday, Sept. 13 12 - 5 PM Otto Kaufman Community Center (Senior Center Side) 356 Skillman Road Skillman, NJ 08558...read more

First Sat. Recycling Drop-off & E-Waste Recycling Aug. 3
First Saturday of the Month Recycling Drop-off in Bridgewater August 3 (Scroll down for E-Waste Dates & Info) The next First Saturday of the  Month...read more

PSE&G: Ready for Hot Weather
With continued high temperatures forecasted, Public Service Electric & Gas, New Jersey’s largest utility, is prepared to meet the demand for additional power and utility...read more

3rd Qtr. Property Tax Bills Due August 1
Please be advised, Montgomery Township has now received the necessary tax figures from Somerset County and tax bills are being prepared for the second half...read more

Butterfly Festival Aug. 3rd
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Please join us at our 2019 Watershed Butterfly Festival - a day of family fun that celebrates the joys and...read more

Health Report: Increased Foodborne Illnesses in Community Last Summer
Montgomery Twp. – Summer-time activities can increase the risk of foodborne illness according to a new report from the Montgomery Township Health Department (MTHD). The...read more

Cancer: Surviving & Thriving
A Free Program for People Impacted by Cancer for Emotional and Physical Well-Being  Program Description The Cancer Surviving & Thriving Program is a six-week workshop...read more

International Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 27
Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, Hopewell Valley Community & Prevention Coalition of Mercer County Candlelight Vigil: Come light a candle in memory of a lost or...read more

Teen Sex Trafficking - What Parents Need to KNOW!
The following Know! Tip discusses the sex trafficking of children. There is no graphic content or description below, but it could still be difficult for...read more

2019 Final Tax Bills Delayed
Please be advised, due to the delay in receiving certified tax rates by the County, the mailing of the 2019 Final Property Tax Bills has been...read more

Tonight: Changing School Start Times for Student Health & Ed
At tonight's (Tuesday, 7/16/19) Board of Education meeting at 7:30 PM, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum will be presenting a talk entitled "Changing School Start Times for...read more

2019 Mill & Pave Road Improvement Program
POLICE UPDATE FRIDAY, 7/12/19, MILLING/PAVING ON BEDENS BROOK RD and CHERRY VALLEY RD. ROADS MAY BE CLOSED. AVOID THE AREA. Montgomery's mill and pave road...read more

GRADUATING CADETS LAUDED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
THIRTEEN CADETS BECOME FULL EMS MEMBERS TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE PRAISES THEIR DEDICATION The following Montgomery EMS Cadets have graduated to full members and were recognized on...read more

Public's Assistance Sought in Kehilat Shalom Trespassing Incident
July 9, 2019 Somerset County Prosecutor's Office News Release Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in July 7th burglary investigation MONTGOMERY TWP., N.J. – Somerset...read more

Mercer Cty. Announces Reopening of Rt. 518 Bridge to Hopewell for July 12
According to the Mercer County, New Jersey Government Facebook page on 7/10/19: Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes announced that the 2-bridge project on Hopewell-Rocky...read more

Reminder: Foodstock Week Ends This Fri. 7/12 4:30 PM
Thank you to residents who have donated non-perishables to Foodstock so far! For those still planning to donate, please remember that Foodstock week is ending...read more

Millstone River Road (Rt. 533) Resurfacing Work 7/8 - 7/16
Somerset County has updated their 2019 Road Resurfacing Program dates again.  Areas in Montgomery Twp. impacted include the follows: Milling & Paving Working Hours 8:00pm-5:30am...read more

Kid Connection Registration Extended thru July 22
PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Montgomery Township’s Kid Connection program will continue through June 23rd 2020.  As such, the enrollment period has been extended and Kid Connection will be...read more

Pathway from Princeton Ave to Van Horne Park Reopened
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the pathway from Princeton Avenue to Van Horne Park, which was closed Monday July 1, 2019 for installation of drainage improvements...read more

NJDOT Launches Enhanced 511NJ Travel Info Website
New website optimized for mobile devices in time for holiday travel! New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the launch of an updated...read more

Recap of Development Planning Forum
A recent ‘town hall’ style mayor’s forum took residents through Montgomery Township’s planning and development review process, and provided an overview of upcoming projects in...read more

County Fireworks July 4th at North Branch Park
https://visitsomersetnj.org/independence-day-celebration/ Source: Somerset County Tourism...read more

Summer Concert Series at Duke Island Park
https://visitsomersetnj.org/2019-summer-concert-series/ More details about the bands at: https://patch.com/new-jersey/bridgewater/free-concerts-bridgewaters-duke-island-park-summer Source: Somerset County Tourism & Bridgewater Patch...read more

Narcan Training July 15
Training is open to anyone who is at risk of an opioid overdose or their family and friends. There is no cost. All participants will...read more

Montgomery Fireworks Photos
It was a beautiful night Thursday at Montgomery High School!  Hope you didn't miss it, but if you did, here is a Google photo album...read more

Be Bear Aware
Black bear are very occasionally are seen in Montgomery Township, wandering over from the Sourland mountain region or from the D&R Canal Park area.  It...read more

Newest Police Officer Colleen Murphy Sworn In
Police Officer Murphy congratulated by Mayor Jaffer upon taking the oath of office. 6/20/19 Colleen D. Murphy was appointed the newest Montgomery Township Police Officer...read more

Youth Football & Cheer 2019 Season
We have 2 important updates to the Montgomery Pop Warner Football and Cheer program for the 2019 season. First for football, we are pleased to...read more

MBA Summer Outdoor Basketball League
The Montgomery Basketball Association Summer Basketball League for boys and girls in Grades 3-8 starts on June 25th and runs for 5 weeks on Tuesday...read more

Montgomery Flag Football
Contact: www.montgomeryflag.com; commissioner@montgomeryflag.com Spring and fall seasons. The league is open to boys and girls grade K-12. NFL Flag Football is a popular non-contact five-on-five game...read more

Library Summer Concert Series Tuesdays
Mary Jacobs Library's Summer Concert Series: https://maryjacobs.org/portfolio/summer-concert-series/...read more

'Register Ready' Helps Residents with Special Needs
Are you a resident with special needs? Do you have a family member or neighbor who may need special assistance during a disaster? Residents with...read more

Free Farmers Market Vouchers Available
For the Benefits of Nutritious Food Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine invites eligible applicants to apply for vouchers that can be used at...read 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,...read more

Mayor & Staff Welcome AACCNJ to Cherry Valley Golf Outing
Photo above: Brian Dennis, senior vice president at Bank of America / U.S. Trust in midtown New York, Montgomery Township Administrator Donato Nieman, Montgomery Township...read 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 on...read 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 25-acre...read 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 May...read more

SUMMER MONTGOMERY MUNICIPAL NEWSLETTER
Click on fullscreen below for Summer '19 Municipal Newsletter : New Flipbook features make it easy to view on mobile, turn pages, zoom in and...read 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 Sat....read 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 session...read 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,...read 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 of...read 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 DOWNLOAD...read 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 Watershed...read 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 squad...read more
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