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Land & Heritage: History of African Americans Preserved
Last summer, the Sourland Conservancy and Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM) purchased 1.5 acres on Hollow Road to add to the existing, restored Mt....read more

Buy One Bring One @ Library
More than 20,000 residents in Somerset County are food-insecure, according to County sources.  The Buy One Bring One program has collected more than 45 tons...read more

New Municipal Complex Renderings
Please see the latest architectural renderings of Montgomery Township’s New Municipal Complex, below: Montgomery Renderings_R1_12-23-2019 View Fullscreen or Download PDF file DMR Architects will present...read more

Montgomery Flag Football Registration Now Open
Montgomery Flag Football is open to residents of Montgomery and all surrounding towns. As long as you can make it to our field your child...read more

Recycling Pickup Friday Delays Due to High Volume
Recycling pickups may be delayed in various areas on Jan. 15, 16 and 17. Recycling pickups scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15, Thursday, Jan. 16, and...read more

2020 Census Participation Matters!
Why the Census is Important A national census is conducted every ten years. Data collected from the Census not only determines the number of seats...read more

Listening Session Jan. 28 for Older Adults
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9:30 – 11:00 AM Location: Mary Jacobs Library, Program Room, 64 Washington St., Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 Montgomery Township Health...read more

January is RADON ACTION MONTH
Montgomery Township Health Department, and its partners in the Boroughs of Hopewell, Pennington, and Rocky Hill, have designated January as Radon Action Month,  in cooperation...read more

Christmas Tree Drop-off and Pick-up Starts Jan. 13
The Montgomery Township Department of Public Works will be starting curbside Christmas tree collection on Monday, January 13, 2020.  Please do not wait to put...read more

Hopewell Valley / Montgomery "Salute to Service" Hockey Game Jan. 18
Hopewell Valley/Montgomery Ice Hockey Team takes on Pennington Prep Jan. 18 at 7 PM at Loucks Ice Rink at the Lawrenceville School. See Details in...read more

Hoops for Hope Jan. 30
Join the Montgomery High School Girls Basketball Team on Thursday, January 30th for their annual Hoops for Hope fundraiser.   All proceeds from the event will...read more

Montgomery Twp. Committee Reorganizes for 2020
On Thursday, January 2nd the Montgomery Township Committee reorganized for 2020. Newly elected members Devra Keenan and Kent Huang were sworn-in by Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker...read more

Great Rd. Bridge Repair - Closure
UPDATE FROM COUNTY ENGINEERING: The bridge was closed again starting on Monday, January 6, 2020 for the continuation of work until all repairs are completed...read more

Rabies Vax Clinic Jan. 25
Free Rabies Immunization Clinics for Dogs & Cats Sponsored by Montgomery Township Health Department/Animal Control Protect your pet (and your community)! Saturday, January 25, 2020...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects & Time Estimates
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

Gently Used Toy Drive
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...read more

Toastmasters Gavel Club for Kids starts Jan. 6
Toastmasters Gavel Club for Kids CALLING ALL 3rd – 8th GRADERS!! Montgomery Gavel Club is a youth leadership program, affiliated to Toastmasters International. The club...read more

January Recycling Calendar: 1st Sat. & E-Waste Drop-off
Schedule Changes Due to New Year’s Day Curbside collection will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 2, for Bound Brook, Manville and Somerville. Post Date:12/23/2019 9:56...read more

Montgomery Twp. Winter Newsletter 2019-2020
Read the new edition of the Montgomery Township Newsletter in Flipbook format: Also distributed via Ebulletins to your inbox. Sign-up at right! View Winter Newsletter...read more

V.A. Benefits Session Dec. 11
Area veterans with any questions about their Veterans Administration benefits are encouraged to go to the Hillsborough Municipal Complex / Library, 379 S. Branch Rd.,...read more

MATTHEWS FARM VIDEO
Preserved Land Maintains the Bond of Family Watch video below! Don & Pat Matthews have owned the iconic farm on the corner of Route 206...read more

Police Advisory: Lock-up, Don't be a Target
UPDATE: Multiple thefts from motor vehicles occurred overnight 11/24-11/25.  Residents MUST remove valuables, lock cars, and report suspicious activity. In the early morning hours of...read more

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

Orchard Rd. Bridge Work to Finish 12/13
Somerset County has announced that their construction project replacing County Bridge No. E0203 on Orchard Road, which began August 26, 2019, is on track to...read more

Holiday Farmers Market Dec. 14
Saturday, December 14  9AM - 1PM Popular annual Holiday Market highlighting holiday specialties, breads, and seasonal gifts for those you love. Outdoors by Christmas Tree...read more

Blue Spring Rd. Construction Project - Detour Info
Blue Spring Road upcoming construction, see below to sign up for updates. Follow posted detours. Capital Paving & Contracting, LLC will be performing roadwork for...read more

Turkey Donation Program thru Wed., Nov. 27
... with ShopRite of Montgomery Montgomery Township is pleased to announce that we will once again work with ShopRite of Montgomery on a Turkey Donation...read more

Resident Wins NJ History Conf. 'Best Student Poster'
Douglass College student Emily Borowski from Montgomery recently won a best student project poster, during the 2019 New Jersey History Conference awarded on November 1...read more

Choral Concert Dec. 8
Joyful Sounds of the Season Rejoice​! ​ ​W​ASSAI​L​!​  ​f​a-​l​a-​l​a​! ... from Bach’s MAGNIFICAT, John Rutter, Mozart, Charpentier--Irish, English, German, Catalan and Hebrew folk melodies, with...read more

Boy Scout Troop 850 Open House 11/25
7 to 8:30 p.m. Montgomery Lower Middle School, 373 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, NJ 08558 Boy Scout Troop 850 invites students in grades five through...read more

Alexander Rd Bridge Closure Began 11/06
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 6,...read more

Veterans Day Observance Recap
CLICK FOR GOOGLE PHOTO ALBUM Montgomery Township came together late afternoon on 11/11/19 to honor its veterans. This was the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day,...read more

Kidsgiving on Nov. 24
Kidsgiving 2019 is a family event being organized by the Montgomery Charity Foundation for the benefit of : Spread the Joy Foundation, Kidz Can Corporation,...read more

2020 Census - Why It is Important
Why the Census is Important A national census is conducted every ten years. Data collected from the Census not only determines the number of seats...read more

Three Centenarian Veterans Honored by Surrogate
On Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, Somerset County Surrogate Frank G. Bruno will honor three local WWII veterans. One gentleman is 101 years old and...read more

Be Prepared: Sign Up for Emergency Alerts
It is recommended that all residents register for free emergency alerts, in case severe weather affects our area. Residents can find out about emergency road...read more

2019 Local Election Results
Please find below an unofficial count of election results in Montgomery only: RESULTS – GENERAL ELECTION-2019 DOWNLOAD ABOVE SPREADSHEET (PDF) Further election results news throughout...read more

Apply for Leadership Somerset 2020
Deadline Extended for Leadership Somerset Thursday, Nov. 7 Need more time to complete your application? The new deadline is Nov. 7. Do you know of...read more

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Workshops Starts Nov. 13
County Senior Center in Bridgewater to Offer Free Wellness Workshop Have you been affected by cancer? Somerset County's Shanel Y. Robinson invites anyone age 60...read more

Reminder: 4th Qtr. Property Taxes due 11/01
Dear Residents, This is just a reminder that 4th quarter 2019 property taxes are due on Friday, 11/01/2019 with a grace period ending Tuesday, 11/12/19...read more

Scenes from Trick-or-Treating at Town Hall
Please view our Google album at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/CCZz28Lfy41Umv2YA Its been a busy Halloween day at the Montgomery Twp. Offices! We have been visited by some delightful...read more

MEMS Received NJ's "Squad of the Year" Award
Montgomery EMS is proud to announce it is this year’s recipient the EMS Council of New Jersey’s “Squad of the Year” award.  It is through hard...read more

Rt. 518 Road Work in Rocky Hill This Week
THIS PAVING PROJECT WAS COMPLETED EARLY ON WED. OCT. 30 The Somerset County Engineering Department announced the following  road work on Route 518 through Rocky...read more

Montgomery Mosaic Mtg. Oct. 30
CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS Discussion Topic: What can we do to combat implicit bias and microaggressions? 7 to 9 PM October 30 Montgomery Mosaic, an affiliate of...read more

Apply for Vote-by-Mail Ballot
County Clerk Announces Extended Hours to Pick Up Vote-by-Mail Ballots for the November Election Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter reminds voters that they can apply...read more

Trunk or Treat Oct. 26
CHECK BACK FOR EVENT PHOTOS! Trunk or Treat is a fun activity in which costumed children go car trunk to trunk for treats. Montgomery Recreation...read more

Stargazing Program Nov. 1
The Delaware & Raritan Canal Watch will hold a free stargazing event on Friday, Nov. 1. The astronomy program will be held 7 to 11...read more

Nat'l Drug Take Back Day Oct. 26
Prevent Drug Thefts, Abuse and Overdoses Sheriff Frank Provenzano announces the next federal Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held Saturday, Oct....read more

PSE&G Upcoming Tree Trimming
PSE&G has notified Montgomery Township of upcoming routine tree trimming that will begin on or around Oct. 25. They estimate the project will take about...read more

Elks Paint Party Fundraiser Nov. 8
Paint Party Princeton Elks Lodge 2129 Fundraiser November 8, 2019 - 7:00pm Raising funds for Charitable Trust to help disabled children and young adults Princeton Elks Lodge,...read more

Woman's Club Art Show Nov. 9
NOVEMBER 9th - Art Show and Reception: sponsored by the Montgomery Woman's Club,  from 12:30 until 4:30 PM at the Mary Jacobs Library, 63 Washington...read more

Spotted Lanternfly Update
The NJ Department of Agriculture is asking for citizens' help to prevent the spread of Destructive Spotted Lanternflies October 2019 Update: Confirmed sightings of Spotted...read more

Elks Winter Craft & Vendor Show Dec. 8
Princeton Elks Lodge 354 Rt. 518 Skillman, NJ 08558 12-4 PM Please join the Princeton Elks for their annual Craft & Vendor Show. Proceeds will...read more

Historical Society Receives Somerset County Grant
The Van Harlingen Historical Society (VHHS) has been awarded a grant from the 2019 Historic Preservation Grant Program of Somerset County. This program is a...read more

Montgomery Farmers Market Saturdays 9a-1p
AUTUMN PRODUCE  NOW AVAILABLE - LAST TWO WEEKS BUT HOLIDAY MARKETS COMING UP! The market is open from June 1 through October 26 Saturdays, 9:00...read more

Fire Prevention Week in Schools & Town
Its Fire Prevention Week and volunteers are visiting the schools to talk to children in Montgomery Fire Company #2 (Station #46, Blawenburg) visited the students...read more

SSAAM Receives Cty. Historic Preservation Grant
The Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM) has received a grant award from the 2019 Historic Preservation Grant Program in Somerset County. This program is...read more

Save Your Breath! Teen Vaping Education Program
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:00 – 8:30 pm Montgomery High School 1016 Rt. 601 Skillman, NJ 08558 Presentation Sponsored by the Montgomery Twp. Educational Foundation....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

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

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

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 Approaches 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

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

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

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

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

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
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