News & Events


Job Posting: Police Officer Position
Please see police position advertisement and link to application instructions below. Source: Montgomery Township Police Dept....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

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

Cherry Valley Road Construction Notice from Princeton
During the week of August 19, 2019 the following construction activities are planned: Continued construction of the last retaining wall on the south side of...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

Verizon Wireless Cell Tower Crane Test Aug. 16 & 17
Sector Site, LLC and NYSMSA, LP d/b/a Verizon Wireless in Zoning Board of Adjustment Case BA-04-19 has proposed a cellular tower at 405 Camp Meeting...read more

Montgomery FunFest - Sunday Sept. 15
Visit the 5th Annual Montgomery FunFest at Princeton Airport Sunday Sept. 15th for a Day of Food, Fun, and Entertainment! The Montgomery FunFest on Sunday,...read more

Orchard Rd. Bridge Project ETA - 8/26
Somerset County has announced that the construction project replacing County Bridge No. E0203 on Orchard Road, originally projected to commence on April 8, 2019, will...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

Township Committee Agenda for Aug. 15 Posted
The tentative agenda summary for the upcoming meeting of the Montgomery Township Committee for Thursday, August 15th, beginning at 7 PM has now been posted. ...read more

Bat Walk Sept. 8 in Hobler Park
MONTGOMERY FRIENDS OF OPEN SPACE FIRST SUNDAYS IN THE PARKS SERIES Sunday, September 8, 2019 7 pm What: Bat Walk Where: Hobler Park Conserve Wildlife...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

Elks Talent Show Fundraiser 11/16
DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT TO SHARE? Princeton Elks Presents: SHOW US YOUR TALENT Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:00 PM Princeton Elks Lodge...read more

Free Document Shredding Aug. 31
For Somerset County Residents “Operation Secure Shred” – the free document-shredding program for Somerset County residents The next shredding event will be held Saturday, Aug....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

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

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

Quarantine for Spotted Lanternfly In Effect
The NJ Department of Agriculture in August 2019 extended its quarantine to prevent the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly to include Somerset County. The quarantine...read more

Carrier Clinic Walk of Hope Sept. 21
Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic will host its annual Walk of Hope & Awareness Day on Saturday, Sept. 21, in support of Carrier’s many programs...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

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. ...read 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 Eat...read more

June is Curbing Hunger Month
LOOK FOR ORANGE BAGS ON YOUR CURBSIDE RECYCLING CONTAINER OR USE REGULAR PLASTIC BAGS MARKED "FOOD" 25th Annual Curbing Hunger Month Food Drive According to...read more

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. ...read 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 J....read 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 birder...read 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 to...read 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 will...read 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 am...read 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,...read 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 passengers...read 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 Country...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. See...read 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 Monday...read 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 the...read more

SUMMER DEBATE CAMP
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: www.tinyurl.com/PHSDebateCamp2019...read 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 Twp....read 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 of...read 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)...read 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 is...read 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 of...read more

MAY IN MONTGOMERY (5/11) - SOLD OUT
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 luncheon...read more

RUN WITH ROTARY & EARTH DAY FAIR Sun. May 5th
@ SKILLMAN PARK with Run with Rotary Get those sneakers on and get ready for the RUN WITH ROTARY 5k Run and 1-mile Ramble event...read 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 students...read 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’s...read 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 Dance-Puppet...read 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,...read 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 Otto...read 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.,...read 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 the...read more

MONTGOMERY: A 10-YEAR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY
Montgomery Township is one of only fourteen towns in New Jersey to have earned Sustainable Jersey Certification for the 10 years that the program has...read more
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