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How to Build a Rain Garden June 24 (Free Zoom Workshop)
THIS THURSDAY, REGISTER SOON! Have you considered adding a rain garden to your landscape to enhance its beauty, improve drainage and create wildlife habitat? RAIN...read more

6-18: Zero New Cases; Health Officer Gives Pandemic Reports; No Masks for Rec N Crew Camp; Monty Clinics for all 3 Vaccines; Neena Singh Appointed to Township Committee; Car Parade and Graduation; Rent Relief Still Available; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been zero (0) new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 6-16-21. In...read more

6-16: Zero New Cases; Rec N Crew Camp Without Masks; Monty Clinics Offer all 3 Vaccines; Juneteenth Event Tomorrow; Earth Day Event Yields Donations; Rain Garden Workshop; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been zero (0) new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 6-14-21. With...read more

Police Press Release: Pedestrian Struck
On June 14th at approximately 12:39 PM Montgomery Police Department and Montgomery EMS Squad 47 responded to Sunset Road near Dorland Farm Court for a...read more

Somerset County Facilities Reopen to Public on June 15
Masks Are Required at the Jail and Richard Hall Community Health & Wellness Center Individuals who are not vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear a...read more

6-14: Zero New Cases; Vaccine Clinic at Somerset Patriots; Local Health Survey; Shelly Bell on Panel about Women in Public Service; Juneteenth Event; Rec N Crew Camp; Municipal Building Reopens June 14; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been zero (0) new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 6-11-21. Detailed...read more

Teens Celebrate Summer Series '21 - Free Programs!
Please see flier below for a series of fun and supportive youth programming this summer.  Through partnership with Somerset County Library System, the Department of...read more

Nominate Your Environmental Champion
The Montgomery Environmental Commission wants to recognize township residents, students, businesses and organizations who are taking steps to protect our shared environment with the inaugural...read more

Residents Invited to a Pride Month Event June 24 (Virtual)
The virtual event will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 24 In celebration of Pride Month, the Somerset County LGBTQ+ Advisory Board will...read more

Memorial Day Service Recap
The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee hosted a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 31, 2021 at the Montgomery Veterans Memorial.  The Ceremony featured lowering of the...read more

Montgomery Farmer's Market Saturdays
The Montgomery Friends of Open Space Farmers Market is now open every Saturday from 9 AM to 12 Noon, in front of MooYa's in Village...read more

6-11: One New Case; Vaccine Clinic at Somerset Patriots; Shelly Bell on Panel about Women in Public Service; Rec N Crew Camp; Recycling & Donation Event Sunday; Municipal Building Reopens June 14; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There has been one (1) new case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 6-9-21. This is the...read more

Police Press Release - Burglary Interrupted
On Wednesday June 9, 2021 at 10:16 PM Montgomery Twp. Police responded to the report of a burglary in progress at a residence on York...read more

Somerset County Juneteenth Celebration Announced
For the first time ever, the Somerset County Board of Commissioners will commemorate Juneteenth at a festive event on June 17, from 6 to 7...read more

6-9: No New Cases; Free Vaccine Clinic at Somerset Patriots; Car Parade for High School Graduates; Nominate an Environment Champion; Recycling & Donation Event Sunday; Municipal Building Reopens June 14; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been no (0) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 6-7-21. Detailed Case Report...read more

Earth Day Recycling Event June 13
SUNDAY, JUNE 13,  11 AM to 2 PM SKILLMAN PARK Get rid of hard-to-recycle items at a rescheduled Earth Day recycling event at 100  Main...read more

Police Reminder: Lock Doors, Remove Valuables from Cars
Montgomery Township Police on Monday 6/7/21 investigated multiple vehicle burglaries. Police investigated the burglaries on Hartwick Drive, Autumn Lane and Comstock Lane. The thefts are...read more

6-7: No New Cases; Vaccination Info; New Polling Locations for Tomorrow (June 8); Poll Workers Needed; Recycling & Donation Event Sunday; Municipal Building Reopens June 14; Financial Relief available; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been no (0) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 6-4-21. “We are watching...read more

Help Us Recognize a Local Environmental Champion!
We all know that Montgomery is a special place to live, and that’s due, in large part, because there are so many people who care...read more

EMS Blood Drive - June 8 @ Squad Building
12N to 7PM NEW LOCATION! MONTGOMERY EMS BUILDING 8 Harlingen Road Belle Mead, NJ 08502 Register for June 8th Drive at this live link: https://donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/53203...read more

Celebrate Your Grad!
After the success of their 2020 Graduation Section, The Montgomery News is continuing the tradition and helping the community celebrate our 2021 graduates! In their...read more

MBA Announces 1st Annual Pickelball Tournament!
Saturday, June 26, 9am at Nassau Tennis Club There are TWO ways you can participate: PLAY in the tournament and/or be a BANNER SPONSOR...read more

Double Pay for Poll Workers ($400) for Tomorrow's Primary - Apply Now!
Somerset County Board of Elections is in dire need of additional poll workers for tomorrow's primary election, 6-08.  For details, go to: www.co.somerset.nj.us/pollworker Full and...read more

Trails Day Saturday - Come walk Brookside with us, a beautiful new trail!
Saturday June 5  Two Walks: 12:00 Noon and 1:00 PM Montgomery Municipal Building/Dog Park/Brookside Park (2261Van Horne Road, Belle Mead) Walk and talk with your...read more

6-4: No New Cases; Moderna Vaccine Clinic Saturday; Mayor Leads Trails Day Walk; Vote in June 8 Primary; Senior Services Public Meeting; Recycling & Donation Event; Municipal Building Reopens June 14; COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been no new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 6-2-21. Over the last week,...read more

County First Saturday Recycling and E-Waste Drop-Off Events, June 5
Residents Can Donate Non-Perishable Food at First Saturdays for Local Food Banks Masks are still required Recycle newspapers, magazines junk mail and more at the...read more

$17M Grant to Som. Cty. VoTech to Expand Career and Technical Education
Award Will Fund a New Building, Creating or Expanding 8 Programs Serving 520 Additional Students Beginning in 2024 The Somerset County Vocational and Technical High...read more

6-2: One New Case; Mask Rules Change Again; Clinics Offer Pfizer & Moderna Vaccines; Township Publishes Newsletter; Mayor Leads Walk on Trails Day; Recycling & Donation Event; Voting for June 8 Primary; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There was one (1) new case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report five days ago on Friday, 5-28-21. Detailed...read more

Join the BioBlitz June 5 & 6
AT THE WATERSHED RESERVE   Join an exciting opportunity to participate in community science by exploring the biodiversity on The Watershed Reserve. Using the iNaturalist...read more

PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT FOR TOWNSHIP CANNABIS DECISION
Montgomery Township held a recorded public meeting on May 27th to explain recent New Jersey cannabis legislation and to continue seeking public input prior to...read more

5-28: No New Cases; Sign-Up Teens for Vaccination at High School; Memorial Day Commemoration; Public Input Sought for Cannabis Decision; Recycling & Donation Event; Voting for June 8 Primary; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY   There were no (0) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 5-26-21. Over the past...read more

June is Curbing Hunger Month
Somerset County Seeks Donations  for Annual Food Drive During Summer Pandemic Shortage Residents can help curb hunger in Somerset County by donating canned foods and...read more

Great Selection of Senior Programs in June
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all county-operated senior centers managed by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services are temporarily closed until June...read more

Watch Video of Public Info Session - Montgomery & Cannabis Legalization Laws
Following the recent legalization of cannabis by the New Jersey legislature, municipalities like Montgomery Township need to make decisions related to business zoning, regulation, and...read more

Memorial Day Ceremony Announced for May 31st
SAVE THE DATE! The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee will be hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 31st, 2021 at 9:00 am at the Montgomery...read more

Police Thank Community for Cooperation in Locating Child
On May 21, 2021, the Montgomery Township Police Department investigated a 12 year old female reported missing by her parents. The parents contacted the Police...read more

5-26: Four New Cases; NJ Mask Rules Relaxed; Pike Run Vaccine Clinic; Sign Up Teens for Vaccination at High School; Rec N Crew Camp Faces Cutback; Voting Location Changes; Cannabis Info Session; Memorial Day; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were just four (4) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 5-24-21. Detailed Case Report...read more

Poll Location Changes for Primary Election June 8th
Please note that consolidation of some polling locations in Montgomery has occurred due to a shortage of poll workers. Please find polling locations listed by...read more

5-24: Two New Cases; Pike Run Vaccine Clinic Thursday; Sign Up Students for Vaccine Clinic at Montgomery High; Cannabis Information Session; Memorial Day Festivities; Financial Relief Programs; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were just two (2) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 5-21-21. Detailed Case Report...read more

Poll Workers Wanted for June 8 Primary
With the Restoration of In-Person Elections, Additional Poll Workers Are Needed! Somerset County’s Board of Elections announced today that it is hiring up to 200...read more

5-21: Two New Cases; Fewer Cases as Vaccinations Rise; Montgomery Clinic Tomorrow; Secure Paper Shredding Saturday; Motor Vehicle Mobile Unit Monday; Cannabis Information Session; Sign Up for Rec N Crew Camp; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were just two (2) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 5-19-21. Detailed Case Report...read more

Requesting Mail-in Ballot for June 8 Primary Election
UPDATE: Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter is inviting voters who wish to apply for a mail-in ballot for the June 8 2021 primary to come...read more

5-19: One New Case; COVID Capacity Limits Lifted; Get Vaccinated for Summer; Sign Up for Rec N Crew Camp; Elks Flea Market; Virtual Nature Programs; Document Shredding; Utility Assistance Programs; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There was just one (1) new case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 5-17-21. Detailed Case Report...read more

Various Road & Sidewalk Improvements - Public Info Session May 19
IMPROVEMENT AREAS INCLUDE: MILL POND RD., DEAD TREE RUN (Partial), WILSHIRE DR., EDGEWOOD DR., WEDGEWOOD CT., HOFFMAN PL., SPRUCE LANE, CHERRY VALLEY RD., (Partial), YORKSHIRE...read more

Youth Leadership Somerset Class of '22 - Deadline to Apply May 23
Youth Leadership Somerset Celebrates Twentieth Graduation There’s Still Time to Apply to the Class of 2021-2022   The twentieth Youth Leadership Somerset Class was honored...read more

"How Early Life Experiences Shaped My Views about Race" - Virtual Event May 26
Four People - Four Intriguing Stories A Panel Discussion of Non-Blacks Moderated by a Black Woman Featuring Paul Blodgett, Lucky Bommireddy, Yuri Marder, and Amy...read more

May 22 Op Secure Shred Day in Bridgewater
Somerset County Reschedules Free Document Shredding Event to May 22 Last Weekend’s Cancellation Due to Vendor Error   BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County has rescheduled...read more

Somerset Cty Parks Offer Outdoor Education Programs
“Group Outreach Programs,” sponsored by the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Science Department, are year-round educational programs featuring topics such as birding, maple sugaring, and information...read more

5-17: NO New Cases; NJ Reaffirms Indoor Masking; 8 in 10 Monty Adults Vaccinated; County Vaccine Clinics Include Ages 12 and Older; Sign for Summer Rec N Crew Camp; Memorial Day 2021; Financial Relief; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY For our second report in a row, there were NO (0) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last...read more

Elks Lodge Weekly Flea Market & Thrift Store
Princeton Elks Lodge, 2129, 354 Country Road #518, Skillman NJ   Thrift Store Open every Friday, 1:00-4:00, Saturday, 9:00-2:00 and Sunday 1:00-4:00 Flea Market on every...read more

County's 12 Covid Vaccine Clinics This Week
Somerset County is hosting a dozen vaccination clinics this week to continue moving the county toward its goal of exceeding 70 percent of adults vaccinated...read more

5-14: NO New Cases and Just Four in Last Week; CDC Relaxes Masking Advice; Get Vaccinated by Memorial Day; Princeton University Vaccinating Local Teens; Mental Wellness Program; Financial Relief; Free Document Shredding
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were NO (0) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 5-12-21. Over the last seven...read more

Utility Bill Assistance Webinar June 3rd
Virtual Community Forum Focuses on NJ Utility Payment Assistance   On Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 11 a.m., the NJ Board of Public Utilities, the...read more

5-12: One New Case; Get Fully Vaccinated by Memorial Day; Vaccine Clinics for Teens 16 & 17; Free Travel for Vaccination; 2nd Grader Wins Arbor Day Contest; Broadband Discount Program Begins Today; Rent Relief Expanded; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There was just one (1) new case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 5-10-21.  Detailed report at...read more

Free Document Shredding Event Saturday in Bridgewater
Somerset County is sponsoring Operation Secure Shred on Saturday, May 15, at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, North County Facility located at 411 Chimney...read more

5-10: Three New Cases; Vaccine Program Includes Teens 16 & 17; Monty Clinic Thursday; Sign-up for Recreation Summer Camps; Wellness Wednesdays Program; Rent Relief Expanded; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were three (3) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 5-7-21.  Detailed report at the...read more

5-7: Three New Cases and 29 for the Week; Moderna Vaccination Saturday in Montgomery; Free Wellness Wednesdays Program; Sign-up for Recreation Summer Camps; Rent Relief Expanded; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were three (3) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 5-5-21.  Over the last seven...read more

Montgomery/Hillsborough Covid Vaccination Clinics
Montgomery and Hillsborough Townships Announce Joint COVID Vaccination Program Officials in Montgomery and Hillsborough Townships have announced a series of joint COVID-19 vaccination clinics for...read more

Vote-by-Mail Ballots Distributed to Those Requesting for June 8 Primary
There is Still Time to Request a Ballot Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter announced that his office has completed sending Vote-by-Mail ballots to all Somerset...read more

No Appointment One-Shot COVID Vax Drive-Thru Clinic, This Wed. - Fri. in Franklin
The Somerset County Department of Health has opened up the Rutgers Plaza drive-thru clinic to any resident 18 years or older who arrives by car...read more

Somerset County Expands COVID Vaccination Clinics
Somerset County announced on Friday, April 30 a significant expansion of vaccination appointments at a variety of clinics next week following significantly increased vaccine allocations...read more

4-30: Ten New Cases; Fewest Cases in 5 Months; Free COVID Testing; Recreation Summer Camp Sign-up; Primary Election Underway; Monty Named Tree City for Arbor Day; Health Insurance Deadline Today; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were ten (10) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 4-28-21.  Detailed report at the...read more

Programs to Celebrate Older Americans Month
Celebrate Older American's Month in May and join the new virtual Zoom programs hosted by Somerset County's senior wellness centers, including the Senior Center at...read more

Think Don’t Drink Virtual Event May 4th for Teens and Parents
As prom and graduation season is approaching, EmPoWER Youth Advisory Board, coordinated by EmPoWER Somerset, is continuing their virtual education series for teens and parents...read more

4-28: Eight New Cases; Montgomery Vaccine Clinic Open to All Tomorrow; Masking Rules Relaxed; Montgomery Wins Health Grant; Summer Youth Program; Health Insurance Deadline Friday; Rental Relief Program Expanded
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There were eight (8) new cases over the weekend in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 4-26-21.  The...read more

Montgomery Named a Top NJ High School : U.S. News
Montgomery High School has been named one of the 100 best high schools in New Jersey, according to a new ranking by U.S. News and...read more

4-26: One New Case and One Death; 77 Vaccinated at OKCC Clinic; Getting Vaccinated Is Easier Now; Earth Day Photos; Health Insurance Deadline Friday; Financial Help for Rent and Funerals; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There was one (1) new death and one (1) new case over the weekend in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our...read more

Amount of Rental Relief Funds Increase for Eligible Somerset County Residents
Recently, the income limits and the amount of funds have been increased for Somerset County families who are eligible to receive money from the Emergency...read more

River Road Paving Work Continues Tonight, 4-26
Please be advised that Somerset County Engineering has informed Montgomery Township that the following road resurfacing work is scheduled to take place at night, as...read more

4-23: Five New Cases; Weekly Case Trend Improves; Getting Vaccinated Is Easier Now; Farmer’s Market Tomorrow; Free Mental Health Help; Financial Help for Rent and Funerals; Summer Camps Return; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been five (5) new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 4-21-21....read more

Free Covid Testing in Parks
Somerset County Free COVID-19 Testing at Mobile Sites Walk-Ins Are Welcome, Prescriptions Are Not Required Somerset County is providing free COVID-19 testing for county residents...read more

FARMER’S MARKET THIS SATURDAY MORNING
This Saturday, April 24, celebrate Earth Day with the Montgomery Friends of Open Space at their Farmer’s Market outdoors at Village Shopper, 9 a.m. to 12...read more

4-21: Seven New Cases; Getting Vaccinated Is Easier Now; Montgomery to Vaccinate Food & Farm Workers; Earth Day Activities; Local Reaction to Floyd Case Verdict; Summer Camps Return; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been seven (7) new confirmed COVID-19 case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 4-19-21.  Detailed...read more

Document Shredding April 24
Shredding Documents Helps Protect Against Identity Theft The event will occur rain or shine   Shred personal documents for free with Operation Secure Shred on...read more

Night Roadwork This Week Rt. 518, Rt. 533 (River Rd)
Please be advised that Somerset County Engineering has informed Montgomery Township that the following road resurfacing work is scheduled to take place at night, as...read more

NJ High Schools' SAT Rankings
The College Board's SAT is one of the primary standardized tests used by colleges to assess a student's entrance qualifications. Despite the pandemic – even...read more

Mental First Aid Training - Youth & Adult
How to Save a Life! This is a great opportunity for people who are interested to complete a FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Course...read more

D&R Greenway Annual Plant Sale
D&R Greenway announces that its over sixty species of healthy local plants are ready for their annual Native Plant Sale. Purchases may now be arranged...read more

4-19: Sixteen New Cases; All NJ Adults Now Vaccine Eligible; Montgomery Vaccine Clinics for Vulnerable Residents; Health Insurance Assistance; Thanks to Local Government; Fundraiser at Stonebridge; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been sixteen (16) new confirmed COVID-19 case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 4-16-21.  Detailed...read more

Poll Workers Wanted
The Somerset County Election Board is hiring voters to serve as poll workers for the upcoming Primary and General Elections in 2021. Training is provided...read more

4-16: Twenty-two New Cases; Township Returns to Yellow Zone; Montgomery Vaccine Clinics for Vulnerable; Hiring Election Workers; Deer Program Produces 10,000 Meals; Help Stop Spotted Lanternfly; COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-two (22) new confirmed COVID-19 case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 4-14-21.  Detailed...read more

Now is Time to Crush Lanternfly Eggs Before They Crush Your Landscaping
When invasive spotted lanternflies take hold in an area, real and devastating economic losses to crops, gardens, trees, and other landscaping occur.  You can help...read more

Buy One, Bring One Program Supports Cty. Food Bank
Residents can help their neighbors in-need by purchasing an extra can of food during their routine grocery shopping, and donating it to “Buy One, Bring...read more

Arbor Day '21 Tree Planting & Other Activities
Above photo: Elected Officials celebrate the planting of a Willow Oak at Mill Pond Park for Arbor Day.   A Willow Oak Tree was planted...read more

4-14: One New Case plus a Suspected Cluster of Cases; Montgomery Will Start Moderna Vaccine Clinic; Mental Health Program for Kids Tonight; Help Stop the Spotted Lanternfly; Get Ready for Earth Day; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There has been just one (1) new confirmed COVID-19 case in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 4-12-21....read more

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Saturday
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event to Be Held in Warren Residents Can Safely Dispose of Harmful Items   Somerset County’s Division of Solid Waste Management...read more

Somerset County Suspends J&J Vaccinations
Following CDC/FDA Guidance Regarding “Extremely Rare” Reactions Out of an Abundance of Caution, County will Shift Moderna Allocations to Senior Clinics and Pause Current Homebound...read more

Free Weekly Virtual Storytelling Programs Help Children with Covid-Related Stress
Somerset County’s Hope & Healing to Present Free Virtual Programs for Children ‘Penelope the Powerful Parrot’ Helps Children Deal with COVID-Related Stress The event will...read more

Voting in Primary Election Tues., June 8
PICK A PARTY BY APRIL 14 Voters in the 2021 Democratic or Republican primary must be members of that party. If you wish to change...read more

4-12: Eight New Cases; Montgomery Vaccinates 100 Vulnerable Seniors; 30% of County Adults Fully Vaccinated; Free Trees for Arbor Day; Financial Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eight (8) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 4-9-21. Detailed case data...read more

Lessons Learned in Stormwater Management
Date: April 22 Time:  5:30 to 7 PM Cost: Free Speakers:  Kory Kreiseder, Stormwater Specialist, The Watershed Institute Jim Purcell, Land Use Engineer, Municipality of...read more

NJ Am Water : Pipe Flushing May Lower Pressure / Discolor Tap Water
New Jersey American Water will begin routine flushing of the water distribution system in our area on April 13th and ending April 30th to ensure...read more

Recycling Pickup in Montgomery May be Delayed
Some recycling collections that are scheduled for today, Friday, April 9, in Montgomery may be delayed. Residents should leave their recyclables at the curb, and...read more

4-9: 12 New Cases; A 7-Week Peak for Weekly Cases; Montgomery Introduces 2021 Budget; 150 Holiday Hams Donated; Vaccine Eligibility Expands; County Opens New Vaccine Site; Financial Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twelve (12) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 4-7-21. Detailed case data...read more

Sourlands Virtual Talks
Wildflowers in the Sourlands with Betty Horn April 8, 7:00PM Register & more information online at:  https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E195020&id=39 This talk will cover spring blooming wildflowers in...read more

Free Covid Testing Saturday, 4-10 in Bridgewater
Somerset County is providing free COVID-19 testing for county residents at another mobile test site on Saturday, April 10, between the hours of 9 a.m....read more

County Survey on Lord Stirling Stable & Park
The Somerset County Park Commission’s Lord Stirling Stable Advisory Group is looking for public input about programs and public utilization of the 450-acre stable property...read more

Police Advisory: Lock Parked Vehicles
In the overnight hours of April 1st into April 2nd, an unknown actor(s)/ committed four motor vehicle burglaries in the Pike Run Community. The individual(s)/...read more

Som. Cty. to Host LGBTQ+ Law Night 4-14
Join some of  New Jersey’s best attorneys who specialize in LGBTQ+ law and the Somerset County LGBTQ+ Advisory Board for “Law Night” on Wednesday, April...read more

4-7: One Death and 25 New Cases; Free COVID Tests; Vaccine Eligibility Expands; County Opens New Vaccine Site; Vaccines for Homebound Seniors; Financial Relief; Public Health Week; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-five (25) new cases and the death of another senior resident in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our...read more

Bike Donation Drive Saturday
Saturday April 10, noon to 4:00 PM (Rain Date April 17) Do you have a bike that you no longer use? Maybe you have one...read more

Veterans Memorial Committee Seeking Purple Heart Recipients to Honor
TO THE ATTENTION OF ALL MONTGOMERY MILITARY FAMILIES Veterans Memorial Committee Seeking Purple Heart Recipients to Honor   Attention all US Military Veterans, Active-Duty Armed...read more

Som. Cty. Business Partnership April Events
COVID-19 Workplace Health/Safety & Employee Benefits Tuesday, April 6 10:00-11:00 AM Keep your business open and safe during COVID-19. New Jersey Department of Labor &...read more

4-5: Thirteen New Cases; Public Health Week; Free COVID-19 Testing; Vaccines for Transportation-Limited Seniors; Free Mental Health Assistance; Video Update of New Municipal Center; COVID Testing
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been thirteen (13) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 3-31-21. Detailed case data...read more

Video of "Montgomery Speaks Out vs. Anti-Asian Racism" Online Discussion
Above Photo Caption: Former Montgomery Mayor Cecilia Birge speaks at the Stop Anti-Asian Hate Rally, held in Princeton in March. A number of current Montgomery...read more

Earth Day Stream Cleanup Sat. April 24
Volunteers Wanted! Can you give an hour of your time in our parks for Earth Day? Annual stream cleanup in cooperation between the Montgomery Twp....read more

Free COVID-19 Testing This Sat., April 3 at Skillman Park
Somerset County to Provide Free COVID-19 Testing at Mobile Site Walk-Ins Are Welcome, Prescriptions Are Not Required Walk-ins are welcome from 9 a.m. to 1...read more

3-31: One Death and 23 New Cases; Vaccines for Travel-Limited Seniors; Video Update of New Municipal Center; Brush Fire Closes Province Line Road; Job Fair April 15th; COVID Testing; COVID Case Data
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-three (23) new cases and one (1) new death in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report...read more

Vaccination Info from NJ: New Groups Now Eligible
Effective Monday, March 29 & April 5 (see below), additional individuals that live, work, or are educated in New Jersey are now eligible to receive...read more

3-29: Eight New Cases; NJ Vaccinations Accelerating; Getting Vaccinated; Sign Up for Testing Now; Arbor Day Activities; Summer Jobs with Montgomery Rec; Detailed COVID Case Data
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eight (8) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 3-26-21. Detailed case data...read more

GRWDB Drive-Thru Job Fair Planned on April 15 at RVCC
Dozens of employers in Hunterdon and Somerset counties will offer information about job openings at their businesses during the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board (GRWDB)...read more

Me and My Montgomery Tree: Watch Amazing Video!
Students who planted tree seedlings handed out annually by the Montgomery Township Shade Tree Committee since 1987 shared photos of themselves with their trees.  Shade...read more

3-26: Five New Cases; Three Ways to Help Our Seniors; Sign Up for Testing Now; Vaccine Update; Montgomery Farmer’s Market Tomorrow; Summer Jobs with Montgomery Rec; Free Document Shredding; Detailed COVID Case Data
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been five (5) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 3-24-21. Over the last...read more

Duke Farms Reopens on Saturdays, New Reservation System for Car Parking
Duke Farms will be reopening on Saturdays starting April 1st with a reservation system for visitors in cars.  Here are some details: The reservation system...read more

Video of Great Road Bridge Meeting - Survey Still Open
Go to Youtube to watch a video of the meeting at: https://youtu.be/gl6NPgXNtq4   Somerset County, the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) and the New...read more

Next Winter Farmers Market: March 27
The Montgomery Friends of Open Space continues to hold Winter Farmer’s Markets outdoors at Village Shopper near Mooyah - dates are fourth Saturdays:  March 27...read more

Senior Centers Offer New Virtual Programs and Activities in April
Remote Classes and Programs Help Seniors Stay Connected and Fit During the COVID-19 Pandemic The county-operated senior centers are temporarily closed through April 30 Check...read more

Operation Secure Shred March 27
Shredding Documents Helps Protect Against Identity Theft The event will occur rain or shine Shred personal documents for free with Operation Secure Shred on Saturday,...read more

3-24: Nine New Cases; Don’t Travel—But If You Do, Get Tested; Monty Speaks Out about Anti-Asian Racism; Vaccine Update; Donate Holiday Ham; Detailed COVID Case Data
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been nine (9) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 3-22-21. Detailed case data...read more

March 24 @ 7 PM: Social Media Documentary, "LIKE"
The Montgomery Rocky Hill Municipal Alliance is hosting a free, virtual screening of the compelling new documentary LIKE on March 24th, 7:00pm. Over 2 billion people have...read more

NJ DEP Announces 700 Summer Seasonal Jobs in Parks
NJDEP Seasonal Hiring Source: NJDEP...read more

3-22: Twelve New Cases; Vaccine Update; Free Film about Youth & Social Media; Donate Holiday Ham; Free Mental Health Help; Seeking Purple Heart Recipients; Detailed COVID Case Data
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twelve (12) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 3-19-21. Detailed case data...read more

Important Service Update from NJ American Water
Message from NJ American Water: New Jersey American Water continues to invest in water infrastructure projects within our central New Jersey operating area including significant...read more

Upcoming Roadway Tree Trimming
All Reliable Services Corp., under contract with PSE&G,  has provided Montgomery Township with notice of upcoming routine tree trimming that will begin on or about...read more

Montgomery Speaks Out Against Anti-Asian Racism - This Sunday 3-21
Montgomery’s Inclusion and Equity Committee has organized an afternoon of reflection and solidarity on Sunday on the topic of addressing anti-Asian racism. “Montgomery Speaks Out...read more

Financial Help for Restaurants - Steps to Take Now
The following information explains what Restaurant Owners can do NOW to apply for American Rescue Plan relief.  It was sent from the Somerset County Board...read more

MBA Speaker Series: "Art of Negotiation" April 20
REGISTER AT SHOPLOCALMONTGOMERY.COM...read more

3-17: Ten New Cases; Vaccination Update with Video; Free Film about Youth & Social Media; Free Mental Health Help; Sign Up for Spring Recreation; Seeking Purple Heart Recipients; Detailed COVID Case Data
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been ten (10) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 3-15-21. Detailed case...read more

Free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off in Basking Ridge, March 20
Residents Can Safely Dispose of Harmful Items Somerset County’s recycling division is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event so residents can safely dispose of...read more

FREE COVID TESTING IN MONTGOMERY TODAY, TUESDAY, MAR. 16
Somerset County is operating a free COVID-19 testing site Tuesday in the Montgomery Township courtroom. While pre-registration is recommended online, you also may walk-in without...read more

3-15: Thirteen New Cases; Free Testing in Monty Tuesday; Recreation Sign-Up Starts Today; Vaccination Eligibility Expands Today; Free Mental Health Help; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Data
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been thirteen (13) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 3-12-21. Detailed case data...read more

3-12: Sixteen New Cases; Cases Up among Youth Ahead of Spring Break; Free Testing in Monty Tuesday; Food Drive Saturday; NJ Relaxes Rules for Businesses & Gatherings; Expanded Vaccination Eligibility; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been sixteen (16) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 3-10-21, and 42 cases...read more

3-10: Fifteen New Cases; Thanks to COVID-19 Heroes; New CDC Guidance for Vaccinated People; Expanded Vaccination Eligibility; Free Mental Health Help; Beware of Phone Scams; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been fifteen (15) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 3-8-21. Detailed case data...read more

SOMERSET USING NEW J&J ALLOCATIONS TO ENSURE SENIORS ARE VACCINATED
Homebound, Travel-Restricted Seniors & Disabled to Be Focus of New Vaccine Allocations Somerset County is taking advantage of its first shipment of 700 Johnson &...read more

Police Warn of Phone Scam Impersonating Utility Companies
Montgomery Police received a report from a local business that a representative purporting to be from their utility company attempted to solicit payment for their...read more

3-08: Eleven New Cases; Get Ready for Happier Days with Monty Recreation; Expanded Vaccination Eligibility; Free Mental Health Help; “Shop Montgomery Week” Underway; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eleven (11) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 3-5-21. Detailed case data...read more

Improve Your Image! March 9th
Photo Above: Karen Ambrose & Jen Pierce at Sweet Gourmet. Photo by Frank Veronsky Tuesday, March 9, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Join Frank...read more

Design and Build Your Own Rain Garden March 18!
As last month’s record-breaking snowfall melts, water rushes across our lawns, streets, and sidewalks, pick up pollutants, and carry them into waterways. Polluted runoff poses...read more

3-05: Ten New Cases & 37 for the Week; Mayor Presses County for Montgomery Vaccine Site; “Shop Montgomery Week”; Rent Relief; COVID Resources
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been ten (10) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 3-3-21, bringing the weekly...read more

County to Hold "First Saturday" and E-Waste Drop-Off Events March 6
Donations of Non-Perishable Food Will Be Accepted at First Saturday Drop-Off Donations will be delivered to local food banks   Somerset County residents will have...read more

3-03: One Death & 12 New Cases Bring Grand Total to 1,000; UK Variant of Virus in Montgomery; NJ Expands Vaccine Eligibility; Summer Jobs in NJ Parks; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY Our community has one (1) more COVID-19 death and twelve (12) new cases since Monday, bringing the grand total to 1,000...read more

Reminder to Eligible Seniors: Apply for Senior Freeze Tax Relief
The deadline to apply for the 2020 Senior Freeze is November 1, 2021.  The Montgomery Twp. Tax Assessor's page  links to info on various tax...read more

3-01: Fifteen New Cases; 2+ Million Vaccine Doses in NJ; Municipal Newsletter Published; Farmland Preserved; Free Virtual Senior Programs; Free Mental Health Help; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been fifteen (15) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 2-26-21.  A detailed case...read more

Small Business Development Center at RVCC
Available to Help You Start or Grow Your Small Business Are you thinking about starting your own business or looking to grow your small business?...read more

Montgomery Preserves Farmland with Sourland View
Montgomery Township has purchased a significant parcel of open space, which, along with adjacent open lands, will preserve the “western gateway” view of rural Montgomery. ...read more

Ban the Bug!
Now is the time to kill the egg masses of the destructive Lanternfly - Before they hatch!   Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service is calling for...read more

2-26: Eleven New Cases; Vaccination Update; Free Virtual Senior Programs; Free Mental Health Help; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eleven (11) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 2-24-21.  That brings the...read more

Senior Centers Offer New Virtual Programs and Activities Via Zoom in March
Somerset County Remote Classes and Programs Help Seniors Stay Connected and Fit During the COVID-19 Pandemic Senior centers are temporarily closed until March 31  ...read more

2-24: Fifteen New Cases; Vaccination Update; Life in Yellow Zone Requires Caution; Black Professionals Series Continues; Free Mental Health Help; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been Fifteen (15) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 2-22-21.  A detailed case...read more

Somerset County Surrogate and Commissioners Invite Public to Virtual NAACP Live Event
History in Action: NACCP’s Past and the Future’ Join Somerset County’s Commissioner Director Shanel Y. Robinson and Commissioner Deputy Director Sara Sooy, along with Surrogate...read more

2-22: Eleven New Cases; Vaccination Update; Habitat for Humanity Theft Inspires Generosity; Fresh Start Mindfulness Program; Free Mental Health Help; Rent Relief; COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eleven (11) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 2-19-21.  A detailed case...read more

Remarkable Women features Somerset Cty. Com. Dir. Shanel Robinson Tomorrow
Somerset County Commissioner Director Shanel Robinson Tuesday, February 23 11:00 AM - Noon Join the Somerset County Business Partnership virtually for their very first Remarkable...read more

2-19: Nineteen New Cases Push Weekly Total to 63; Vaccination Update; Montgomery Schools Expand In-Person Classes; Free Mental Health Help; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been nineteen (19) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 2-17-21, pushing the weekly...read more

Winter Storm: Township Offices Closed as of 11 AM, Reminders to Residents
A long-duration winter storm has begun with snow and sleet accumulation of 8 inches or more predicted for when it stops well into Friday. According...read more

Somerset County Postpones COVID Vaccine Clinic Due To Snow, Other County Closures
Somerset County is postponing its COVID vaccination clinic for Thursday at Raritan Valley Community College due to the incoming winter storm. All appointments are rescheduled...read more

Business & Finance is Focus of Black Professionals Roundtable #3 - Webinar Tonight
In a joint effort with the Montgomery Township Inclusion and Equity Committee, the Montgomery High School Black Student Union presents the Black Professionals Roundtable Series....read more

2-17: 44 New COVID Cases Over Five Days; Vaccination Situation Improving; Parents May Attend Youth Sports; Some Tax Payments Returned to Sender; “Fresh Start” Week 3; Rent Relief; COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been forty-four (44) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report five days ago on Friday, 2-12-21....read more

2-12: Ten New COVID Cases Since Wed.; First Responders Thanked; Vaccination Update; Shop Local for Valentines; Health Exchange Open; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been ten (10) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 2-10-21.  Detailed case report...read more

All Senior Center Programs Canceled Mon., Feb. 15
All county-operated senior center programs and activities are canceled  on Monday, Feb. 15 for  President’s Day. The Office on Aging & Disability Services located at...read more

2-10: Twenty New COVID Cases; Vaccination Update; Shop Local for Valentines; Health Exchange Open; Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty (20) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 2-8-21.  Detailed case report...read more

2-8 : One More Death and 16 New COVID Cases; Sign Up on Multiple Vaccination Lists; Shop Local for Valentines; Business Association Annual Meeting; Fresh Start in Feb.; Black Professionals Webinar; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been one (1) additional death and sixteen (16) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report...read more

Black Professionals Roundtable # 2 on Law & Gov't Feb. 11th
In a joint effort with the Montgomery Township Inclusion and Equity Committee, the Montgomery High School Black Student Union presents the Black Professionals Roundtable Series....read more

Fresh Start February Calendar Offers Mindful Ways to Stay Upbeat!
The last ten months have been difficult - a pandemic, political and social unrest, financial distress, isolation, and loneliness. We have been tested in ways...read more

Business Association's Meet the Mayor & Annual Meeting Feb. 9th
DATE & TIME:  Tuesday, February 9th, 8 AM LOCATION: Remote Meeting on Zoom Annual General Membership Meeting / Election of 2021 Montgomery Business Association's Board...read more

2-3: One New Death, Five New COVID Cases; 253 Vaccinated at Stonebridge; Sign Up on Multiple Vaccination Lists; Winter Storm Clean Up; Shop Local for Valentines; Property Tax Deadline 2-10; Black Professionals Series; COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been one (1) new death and five (5) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report...read more

Indoor Capacity Limits to Rise in NJ from 25 Percent to 35 Percent for Certain Businesses 
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25 Percent to 35 Percent for Certain Businesses Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m....read more

1st Quarter Property Taxes Now Due
Grace Period Ends 2/10/21 Dear Residents, Just a reminder that first quarter 2021 property taxes are now due with a grace period ending 2/10/21.  Your...read more

2-01: New COVID Cases at 12; Historic Winter Storm; Challenges with Vaccine Roll-Out; NJ Health Insurance Enrollment Extended; Local Rent Relief; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twelve (12) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 1-29-21.  Detailed case report...read more

Historic Winter Storm Continues; Please Allow Time for Road Plowing
Winter Storm Orlena, declared a statewide emergency, already has dumped 15 inches of snow as of now in Montgomery Township and the grand total may...read more

Feb. 2 Covid Vax Clinic Rescheduled to Thurs., Feb. 4
Somerset County COVID Vaccination Clinic for Feb. 2 Rescheduled to Thursday All 2/2 Appointments Will Be Honored at The Same Time on 2/4 at Raritan...read more

Winter Storm Alert: No street parking, municipal offices closed 2/1, be prepared
A powerful nor’easter with heavy snow and high winds is impacting the east coast. Local forecasts are calling for freezing temperatures, gusty winds, reduced visibility,...read more

1-29: Two Deaths, Eight New COVID Cases; Weekly Cases Plateau; Local Vaccination Update; Rent Relief Available; Free Rabies Clinic; Feb. Public Meetings Posted; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eight (8) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill and two (2) new deaths since our last report...read more

Somerset County Clerk and Surrogate Announce Extended Evening Office Hours
Access to the Somerset County Administrative Building Is Limited Due to COVID, and All Services Are Provided by Appointment Only Offices will be open until...read more

$10M in Small Business Emergency Loans from NJEDA - Pre-register Feb. 10-22
Montgomery Business Owners: Please read below press release from NJEDA ​NJEDA Announces $10 Million Second Phase of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program Authority...read more

1-27: New COVID Cases at 10; New Free Test Site; Vaccine Registration; Steel Rising at New Municipal Center; Rent Relief Available; Free Rabies Clinic;
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been ten (10) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 1-25-21.  Detailed case report...read more

TONIGHT: "The Upstanders" Documentary on Cyberbullying on 1-27
The Montgomery Township Municipal Alliance in partnership with regional Municipal Alliances in Somerset County and the New Jersey Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse...read more

Shared Services Marketplace for Municipalities
Somerset County is launching the Somerset County Marketplace, an innovative online tool to help county municipalities share services and equipment with each other. Commissioner Melonie...read more

1-25: New COVID Cases at 19; Vaccine Roll-Out Slower Than Planned; Rent Relief Available; Free Mental Health Resources; Free Rabies Clinic; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been nineteen (19) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 1-22-21.  Detailed case report...read more

1-22: New COVID Cases at 40 Over Last 7 days; Vaccination Update; Montgomery Accomplishments in 2020; Deputy Clerk Retires; End Cyber-Bullying; Free Rabies Clinic; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eleven (11) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 1-20-21, and forty (40)...read more

Rental Assistance Program for Residents Affected by Pandemic
APPLICATION AT:  https://www.someret.co.nj.us/CDBG-CVERR...read more

County Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services to Hold Free Virtual Info Session
‘Coffee Chat With the County’ for Leaders of Faith-Based Organizations Warm the soul and expand the mind at “Coffee Chat with the County,” a free...read more

Commemorate Black History Month
Commemorate the Legacy of Black History Month With Your Library This February Throughout the month of February, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey...read more

1-20 : New COVID Cases at 29; Vaccination Update; Free Mental Health Resources; Free Rabies Clinic; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-nine (29) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill over the five days since our last report on Friday,...read more

1-15: New COVID Cases Total 63 for Week; NJ Vaccination Strategy Expanded; Free Mental Health Resources; MLK Day of Service; Free Rabies Clinic; Full Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been thirteen (13) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 1-13-21.  Detailed case...read more

Free COVID-19 COVID Testing in North Plainfield on Jan. 22
No Prescription Needed, But Registration Is Required    The Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH)will sponsor a COVID-19 testing at the North Plainfield Fire Department,...read more

BOBO Fridays Food Drive Continues
Donations Will Help Residents In Need Residents can help neighbors in need by doubling up on some of their regular grocery purchases of non-perishable food...read more

COUNTY OFFERING FREE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE
THERE IS HOPE AND HEALING If you or your family are experiencing feelings of isolation, fear, confusion, anxiety, or stress, Somerset County is offering free...read more

1-13: Thirty New COVID Cases, Two Deaths; Pre-Register for Vaccination; Thank a Hero on MLK Day; Free Rabies Clinic; Healthcare Exchange Still Open; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been thirty (30) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 1-11-21  and two (2)...read more

Free Rabies Vax Clinics
Upcoming Free Rabies Immunization Clinics for Dogs & Cats sponsored by Montgomery Township Health Department/Animal Control   Saturday, January 30th from 10AM- 1PM AND Saturday,...read more

1-11-21: New COVID Cases at 20; Update on Vaccinations; Flags at Half Staff Today; Recycle CFL Bulbs; Healthcare Exchange Still Open; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty (20) new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 1-7-21.  Detailed case...read more

Flags at Half-Mast in Honor of Officer Sicknick
In agreement with Governor Phil Murphy's order that U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff to honor Officer Brian Sicknick, Montgomery Township administration...read more

Somerset County Board of County Commissioners Meets for First Time
Reorganizes and Sets Priorities for 2021 Drake and Singleterry Join Board; Robinson Again Named Director, Sooy Deputy Director; Jalloh Sworn-In as Surrogate In an historic...read more

Pre-register with State for Covid-19 Vaccination
We have added a link on the Montgomery Twp. Health Dept.'s COVID-19 Info page to where to pre-register with the State of New Jersey for...read more

Montgomery Twp. Committee Condemns Violence in U.S. Capitol
The Montgomery Township Committee last night adopted a resolution proposed by Deputy Mayor Marvin Schuldiner condemning mob violence at the U.S. Capitol building and calling...read more

COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing in January
by Somerset County Health Department No Prescription Required    The Somerset County Department of Health will hold drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Raritan Valley Community College...read more

1-8-21: New COVID Cases at 16; Keenan Elected Mayor and Bell Sworn In; Resolution Condemns Violence in US Capitol; Virtual Recreation Programs Announced; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been sixteen (16) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 1-6-21.  Detailed case report...read more

Township Committee Reorganization Meeting Tomorrow 7 PM, All Welcome
The Montgomery Township Committee will hold its annual Reorganization Meeting on Thursday January 7 at 7pm, for the first time via Zoom. Newly elected Township...read more

1-6-21: Six New COVID Deaths and 19 New Cases; Township Committee to Select Leaders Thursday; Virtual Recreation Programs Announced; Senior Tax Freeze Deadline Feb. 1; Recycle Christmas Trees; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been six (6) new deaths in Montgomery Township and nineteen (19) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since...read more

RECYCLE YOUR CFL LIGHTBULBS AT TRUE VALUE!
Burt Nemec, owner of Montgomery's True Value in the ShopRite shopping center, has graciously offered to collect used CFL light bulbs.  These bulbs, characterized by...read more

JANUARY IS RADON ACTION MONTH
Winter is Best Time to Test Your Home with Windows Closed We would like to remind the Montgomery public that now is an excellent time...read more

1-4-21: 16 New COVID Cases; Township Committee to Select Leaders Thursday; Senior Tax Freeze Deadline Feb. 1; Recycle Christmas Trees; Town Wins Environmental Awards; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been sixteen (16) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill in the five days since our last report on Wednesday,...read more

Recycling Pickups Delayed Due to Holidays and High Volume
Due to the holidays and a very high volume of recyclables, recycling pickups that are scheduled for this week in Somerset County will be delayed. ...read more

12-30: First Rocky Hill Death & 9 New Cases; Avoid New Year’s Parties; Local Businesses & COVID; Winter Bingo Challenge; COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been nine (9) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 12-28-20, and Rocky Hill...read more

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended to Feb. 1 - Don't Miss Out!
IMPORTANT NOTE: The deadline for 2019 Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) applications has been extended to February 1, 2021. Read press release at:  https://www.nj.gov/treasury/news/2020/12302020.shtml Did you...read more

Recycle Your Christmas Tree - Starts Jan. 11
Christmas Tree Collection - Don't Miss it! The Montgomery Township Dept. of Public Works will be starting curbside Christmas Tree collection on Monday, January 11,...read more

12-28: New COVID Cases at 33; Avoid New Year’s Parties as Monty Cases Remain High; Food Pantry Need and Donations; Get COVID App; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY Over the last five days there have been thirty-three (33) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report...read more

Next Recycling Pick-up Mon., Jan. 4th in Montgomery
Due to the New Year's Day holiday, Montgomery Twp. will not have Recycling Pickup this Friday, January 1st. Curbside Pickup is instead already scheduled for...read more

12-23: New COVID Cases at 20; Vaccine Outlook in Montgomery; Student Holiday Concerts; Holiday Decoration Winners; African American Museum in News; Santa Visits Monty; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty (20) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 12-21-20. The rate of...read more

Reminder: Stay Safe During the Holidays
Stay Safe During the Holiday Season With the dangerous increase in COVID-19 cases, this holiday season will be like no other. Travel outside of your...read more

Mayor's Virtual Ball / Fundraiser for SSAAM
DECEMBER 29 - 7-9 PM Join Mayor Sadaf Jaffer in marking the end of 2020 with a virtual mayor's ball to raise funds for the...read more

12-21: New COVID Cases at 19; Dr. Fauci Answers Children’s COVID questions; Festive Snowplows; Monty Virtual Cookbook Released; COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been nineteen (19) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 12-18-20.   FAUCI ANSWERS...read more

12-18: New COVID Cases at 22; Mayor’s Farewell Address; Gifts for Needy Families; Get COVID-19 App; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-two (22) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 12-16-20.   WEEKLY COVID...read more

Somerset County Public Transportation Temp. Suspended
Somerset County public transportation services reported at 7:15 AM today that they are suspended due to the winter storm. Officials will reevaluate the situation as...read more

Library Closure Dates/Times for Holidays
The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) has announced Christmas and New Year holiday closures. On Thursday, December 24, and Friday, December 25,...read more

12-16: Stonebridge Outbreak and 17 New Cases; Snow Emergency: Stay Off Roads; Rent Relief Available; Get COVID-19 App; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been seventeen (17) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 12-14-20. Today’s numbers include...read more

SNOW STORM: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS REMINDERS – 12-15-20
Heavy, wet snow is predicted for Wednesday into Thursday with the possibility of icing, which could impact power lines.  Some forecasts suggest we may get...read more

12-14: One New Death and 17 New Cases; Get the COVID-19 App; Major Snow Forecasted; Rent Relief Available; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There has been one (1) new COVID-related death in addition to seventeen (17) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects Status 12-08-20
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

PPE Discounts for Small Businesses - EXTENDED THRU 12-17
Small businesses  -- organizations with 100 or fewer employees may purchase PPE at a 65% discount through the State's PPE Access Program. Discounts available through...read more

12-11: Cases Rise by 10; Mayor’s Video with Health Officer; Cryptocurrency Scam; Free Flu Clinic; Rent Relief Available; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been ten (10) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 12-9-20. See full case...read more

Police Advisory: Crypocurrency Scam
Montgomery Police wish to inform residents of a scam involving cryptocurrency. Recently, a resident was contacted by a male claiming to be from the United...read more

Holiday Farmer's Market Sat. Dec. 12
Saturday, December 12, 9am-12pm at the Village Shopper, 1378 Route 206, Skillman, near Mooyah The Montgomery Friends of Open Space is pleased to wrap up...read more

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR MONTGOMERY FAMILIES IN NEED
The Montgomery Township Food Pantry is seeking donations of holiday gift cards from local retailers to distribute to 50+ families who are currently relying on...read more

12-9: Cases Rise by 22; Free Flu Clinic; Rent Relief Available; Gifts for Families in Need; Food Pantry Raises Funds; Holiday Farmer’s Market; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-two (22) new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 12-7-20. See full case report...read more

12-7: Twenty More Cases in Monty & Rocky Hill; Schools Offer Free Meals; Food Pantry Raises Funds; Holiday Farmer’s Market; Free Flu Clinic; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty new cases in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 12-4-20. See full case report at...read more

Out-of-State Travel Strongly Discouraged
New Jersey strongly discourages all non-essential interstate travel at this time Travelers and residents returning from any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate region...read more

12-4: Cases Still Surging in Monty; Health Officer’s Holiday Message; Food Pantry Holiday Drive; Free Flu Clinic; Take Montgomery COVID-Safe Pledge; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been sixteen (16) new cases in Montgomery and one (1) in Rocky Hill since our last report two days ago, Wednesday, 12-2-20....read more

Recycling Pickups May Be Delayed Today in Montgomery
Recycling pickups that are scheduled for today (December 4, 2020) in Montgomery may be delayed. Residents should leave their recyclables at the curb to be...read more

Video: Montgomery Twp. Food Resources
In the above video, Montgomery Township Mayor Sadaf Jaffer speaks with Recreation Director Karen Zimmerman on hunger in the community, resources available for those who...read more

Two Voices Video: Learn About Montgomery's Indigenous People
For those unable to attend the "TWO VOICES: Healing Our Shared History" webinar on November 10th, it is now available on-demand.  No registration is required...read more

Kidsgiving December 6th
What is KidsGiving? Kidsgiving is a fun annual event ran by Montgomery Charity Foundation that supports local kid’s charities right here in our community! We...read more

Police Reminder: Lock Your Doors, Remove Valuables from Vehicles
The Montgomery Township Police Department investigated a car burglary that occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday 11/24 between the hours of 14:30 and 15:45. The...read more

12-2: New Cases at 31; NJ Further Restricts Outdoor Gatherings & Indoor Sports; Senior Freeze Extended; Holiday Lights Competition; MHS Virtual Play; “Kidsgiving” on Sunday; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 SUMMARY: 31 New Cases There have been thirty-one (31) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report two days ago, Monday, 11-30-20. The Health Department...read more

Covid-19 Testing Locations
Commercial Laboratory Testing LIST OF NEARBY TESTING LOCATIONS IN SOMERSET COUNTY  OR CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR'S OFFICE...read more

County E-Waste, 1st Sat Recycling Drop-off Events Dec. 5
Residents Can Donate Non-Perishable Food at First Saturdays  First Saturday of the Month Drop-off will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5. Residents can drop off...read more

Guidance on Holiday Gatherings; Competitive Sports; Outdoor Groupss Limited to 25
and Executive Order #204 issued by the Office of the Governor: NJ Dept. of Health Guidance on upcoming Holiday Gatherings NJ Dept. of Health Guidance...read more

27 New Cases over last 5 days; $5.4 Million for Monty Library; Emergency Rent Relief; COVID-Safe Pledge; Full COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-seven (27) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report five days ago, Wednesday, 11-25-20. See full case report at...read more

Energy Star Appliance Rebates Available
Did cramming all those Thanksgiving leftovers into your refrigerator finally push it to the breaking point? You may be eligible for rebates if your new...read more

Restaurants - Winter Tenting Guidance
Last Wednesday, the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) released the below linked guidance for the use of outdoor space by restaurants and other businesses.  Please...read more

11-25: Safe Thanksgiving Fact Sheet; Board of Health President Video; Emergency Rent Relief; Take Montgomery COVID-Safe Pledge; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twelve (12) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report, Monday, 11-23-20. However, there also have been thirteen (13) previously...read more

Montgomery Business Association Seeks New Members for Board - Last Call for 2021
The MBA is seeking members from the Montgomery business community who are interested in serving on its Board of Directors. In January of next year,...read more

Twp. Pre-Recorded Info Line
Write It Down & Tell Your Friends!  (908) 533-9296 Montgomery Township has set up a pre-recorded phone line with a helpful summary of info to...read more

Helping Communities Respond to and Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic
Raritan Valley Community College has partnered with the Somerset Business Partnership to help local organizations with their web development and social media needs through volunteering....read more

18 New Resident Cases, Plus 37 New at Carrier; Take the Montgomery COVID-Safe Pledge; Download NJ COVID App; Detailed COVID Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eighteen (18) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report on Friday, 11-20-20.  Full report at the...read more

11-20: “Exponential Growth” of COVID in Montgomery; Mayor Urges Caution; School Sports Paused; Municipal Building Access Restricted
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been thirty-three (33) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report on Wednesday, 11-18-20.  There have been sixty-six...read more

Last Day of Farmers Market 11-21
Happy Thanksgiving from the Montgomery Friends of Open Space!   This is it, the final week of our 2020 Farmers Market Season.   MFOS Market...read more

Recycling Pick-ups May Be Delayed in Montgomery
Residents should leave their recyclables at the curb. Post Date:11/20/2020 2:25 PM Recycling pickups that are scheduled for today (November 20, 2020) in Montgomery may...read more

11-18: 22 New Cases Suggest Community Spread, Leading to Virtual Schooling and Thanksgiving Warnings; Kidsgiving Charity Event; Detailed COVID Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-two (22) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report on Monday, 11-16-20.  Full report at the...read more

Governor's Exec. Order #196 Limits Size of Gatherings
Governor Phil Murphy has issued Executive Order #196 which restricts the size of both outdoor and indoor gatherings, effective immediately.  It also sets new restrictions...read more

NJ Travel Advisory Includes 46 States
To save lives and prevent the spread of COVID-19, New Jersey has issued an incoming travel advisory that all individuals entering New Jersey from states...read more

Protect Yourself from Utility Scams
This week is National utility scams awareness week – November 16-20. Utility scams are on the rise. See press release below and two useful images...read more

11-16: Rising Cases in Montgomery; New Limits on Gatherings; NJ State Health Exchange Open; Montgomery Recipe Exchange
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eleven (11) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Friday, 11-13-20.  A full report, with age...read more

How to Track New Jersey’s Covid-19 Executive/Admin. Orders
The following link will take you to a State of New Jersey webpage which lists all standing covid-19 related executive orders by Governor Murphy: https://nj.gov/infobank/eo/056murphy/approved/eo_archive.html...read more

Carrier Clinic COVID Outbreak in Belle Mead
The Montgomery Health Department is working with Carrier Clinic in the Belle Mead section on an outbreak of COVID-19 in a unit where 30 staff...read more

VETERANS DAY VIRTUAL CEREMONY Wed. Nov. 11
The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee is sharing a special Veterans Day Ceremony video (available on demand) on November 11th.  The video includes a narration of...read more

Montgomery Recognized as a 2020 Smart Workplace
The New Jersey Smart Workplaces program of the Greater Mercer TMA recognizes employers who demonstrate leadership by providing and promoting quality commuter benefits to their...read more

2019 TAX SALE – November 17, 2020
The TOWNSHIP OF MONTGOMERY announces the sale of 2019 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction on November 17,...read more

Quarterly Property Taxes - Grace Period Ends TODAY, 11-10
Dear Residents, Just a reminder that Fourth quarter 2020 property taxes are due on 11/01/20 with a grace period ending 11/10/20.  Your taxes may be...read more

11-9: Virtual Montgomery Ceremony for Veteran's Day; Free Rabies Vaccinations; Today’s Case Count
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been seven (7) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Friday, 11-6-20.  Full report at the end...read more

Free Rabies Clinic Nov. 20, Hopewell Borough
RABIES VACCINATION CLINIC11-20-20hopewellbor Source: Montgomery Twp. Health Dept....read more

Veterans Day Message from Rolling Thunder
Please see a Veterans Day message, below, from our local chapter of Rolling Thunder, a non-profit group which publicizes the POW/MIA issue and is committed...read more

Two Voices: Healing our Shared History, Nov. 10th
TOMORROW NIGHT! DON'T MISS THIS ~ REGISTER TODAY! Do we know the full history of our Montgomery Township? An Online Discussion with Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Leader,...read more

11-6: Students Honored by Township Committee; New Video of Groundbreaking for Municipal Center; Donate Halloween Candy Today’s Case Count
  TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been five (5) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Wednesday, 11-4-20.  Full report at the...read more

Somerset County to Hold Recycling Drop-Off Events
First Saturday and E-Waste on Nov. 7 Residents can also donate non-perishable food for distribution to local food banks. BRIDGEWATER – First Saturday of the...read more

11-4: New COVID Workplace Rules in NJ, “Two Voices” virtual program on Montgomery’s pre-Colonial history; Today’s Case Count
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been four (4) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Monday, 11-2-20.  Full report at the end...read more

Somerset Cty Roadway Safety Study Seeks Your Imput
Somerset County has begun the Somerset County Roadway Corridor Safety Study, funded by a grant from the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA).  The goal...read more

General Election Preliminary Results in Somerset County
The following link contains preliminary election results, for the voters of Somerset County only.  Please note that the counts are incomplete and unofficial: https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NJ/Somerset/107161/web.264614/#/summary Source:...read more

If You Have Not Yet - VOTE TODAY!
New Jersey Votes – Mythbusters...read more

11-1: How to Vote on Election Day Tomorrow, Election Results & Security, Today’s Case Count
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been eight (6) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Wednesday, 10-30-20.  Full report at the end...read more

More Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Dates Scheduled at RVCC
Testing will be held on Nov. 5, Nov. 13, Nov. 19 and Dec. 2. The Somerset County Department of Health will hold continue to hold...read more

Is it Flu or Covid-19? Free Webinar from RWJ Hospital
Wednesday, November 4 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/y4htro56   Dear Community Member, This year’s flu season now coincides with the ongoing...read more

SOMERSET COUNTY BEGINS BALLOT COUNT FOR 2020 GENERAL ELECTION
Almost 24,000 Ballots Tabulated on First Day of Scanning out of 123,000 Ballots Already Received Somerville, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Elections yesterday...read more

10-28: Montgomery Cases Resurging, Election Day FAQs, Two Voices Webinar Nov. 10, Full Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been twenty-two (22) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Friday, 10-23-20.  Full report at the end...read more

Habitat for Humanity Community Day Nov. 14
Join Your Montgomery Township Friends and Neighbors for Montgomery Township Community Day on Saturday, November 14, 2020 Swing a hammer and warm your heart alongside...read more

Senior Freeze Rebate Program Extended to 12-31-20
Senior Freeze Rebate Program has been extended until December 31, 2020.  The deadline extension allows seniors more time to get a certification from the municipal tax...read more

Halloween Health Guidance, Mayor & Public Health Nurse Video on Covid-19, Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been two (2) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Wednesday, 10-21-20.  Full report at the end...read more

What Happens to My Ballot After I Drop it Off?
“What Happens to My Ballot After I Drop it Off?”  Watch this Informative Video from Somerset County Board of Elections to learn …. https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/affiliated-agencies/election-board Source:...read more

38 States Now on NJ's Travel Quarantine Advisory
Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia have been added to the travel quarantine advisory for people returning to or visiting New Jersey, bringing the total number of...read more

10-16: New Municipal Center Groundbreaking; "A Proud Heritage" History Talk Tues; Flu Shots Appts. & Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been two (2) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Wednesday, 10-14-20.  Full report at the end...read more

TUESDAY ON ZOOM - A Proud Heritage: The African American History of the Sourland Region
We are honored to have a very special presentation entitled "A Proud Heritage: The African American History of the Sourland Region" by speakers Elaine Buck...read more

Free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off in Hillsborough Oct. 17
Residents Can Safely Dispose of Harmful Items Somerset County’s recycling division is sponsoring its Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off event so residents can safely dispose of...read more

10-14: Food Pantry Needs YOU, Census Ends Tomorrow, Get Your Flu Shot, Case Report
REMINDER: The Montgomery Township Municipal Building, 2261 Rt. 206, Belle Mead will be temporarily closed tomorrow 11-15 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM due to...read more

Register to Vote by Tomorrow, Flu Shots, Town Hall Closing Briefly Thurs., Full Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been six (6) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Friday, 10-09-20.  Full report at the end...read more

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO VOTE
Unregistered Voters Must Register to Vote Before Oct. 13   HOW CAN I VOTE BY MAIL?       All active registered voters in New Jersey will automatically...read more

10-09: Halloween Reminders, New Flu Clinics Added, Full Case Report
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There has been one (1) new case in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Wednesday, 10-07-20.  Full report at the end...read more

10-07: Habitat for Humanity Events, Ash Borer Advice & Sourland Impacts, Full Case Report
 TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There has been one (1) new case in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Monday, 10-05-20.  Full report at the end...read more

Upcoming Habitat for Humanity Events
Learn about upcoming events showcasing Habitat for Humanity’s latest efforts in Montgomery Township. All members of the public are invited to join us!   WOMEN...read more

October Is Curbing Hunger Month
Donations Sought for Fall Food Drive   SOMERVILLE, NJ – Curbing Hunger, Inc., the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the Food Bank Network...read more

Ash Tree Advice
From Montgomery Twp. Environmental Com./Sustainable Montgomery & The Shade Tree Committee Many residents have inquired with the Township about what to do about their dying...read more

10-02: Schools & Halloween, Fall Deer Reminders, Bike Collection, Case Report
Montgomery Planning for the COVID “Yellow Zone” for Schools & Halloween   By Stephanie Carey, Health Officer Montgomery has been cautiously planning for the reopening...read more

Bikes for the World Oct. 24
Bike Collection Oct. 24, 9 AM -  1 PM Blawenburg Church 424 Rt. 518 Skillman, NJ 08558 All adult and children's bicycles in repairable condition...read more

Senior Center Virtual Programs in October
Somerset County Senior Centers Offer Virtual Programs and Activities Via Zoom in October   SOMERVILLE – All county-operated senior centers, which are managed by the...read more

9-30: Q&A Tonight, Shred Day Sat., Business Networking Tomorrow, Case Report
Tonight: Student-Organized Monty for Justice Q&A Monty for Justice is hosting a virtual Q&A session on anti-racism with township leaders on Wednesday, September 30th from...read more

Monty for Justice Tonight
Virtual Q&A on Anti-Racism Sept. 30 You're invited! Join Monty for Justice in a virtual Q&A session on anti-racism with township leaders on Wednesday, September...read more

Outdoor Speed Networking Business Event Tomorrow
TOMORROW: Thursday, October 1 5:00-6:30 PM   Come join the Somerset County Business Partnership for an early evening in-person networking event at TD Bank Ballpark....read more

9-28: Safety Reminder, Free Outdoor Movie Fri., Video of Panel on Covid-19 & South Asian Community, Case Report
Twp. Offices Visitor Safety Reminder All visitors to Montgomery Township municipal buildings are reminded that they must wear facial coverings over nose and mouth and...read more

Somerset County October Recycling Drop-off & E-Waste
Residents can donate non-perishable food to be distributed to local food banks. First Saturday of the Month Drop-off is Oct. 3 in Bridgewater First Saturday...read more

Montgomery Movie Night Oct. 2
Montgomery Twp. Recreation has organized a free outdoor movie night for residents on Friday, Oct. 2nd.  Space is limited and pre-registration, which closes 9/30, is...read more

9-25 : Ballot Box Ready, Monty4Justice Sept. 30, Mental Well-being & Self-Care, Case Report
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Drop Box Now at Municipal Bldg. A voter ballot return box is now in place by the front door of the Montgomery Township...read more

Sourland Conservancy Fall Events
Sourland Solo Fest October 10, 2020: The traditional Sourland Mountain Festival has been canceled due to the health crisis. The Sourland Conservancy is excited to...read more

Reminders on Visiting Municipal Offices
Montgomery Township is committed to the health and safety of our residents, employees, and the general public during COVID-19. We encourage everyone to conduct all...read more

FALL MUNICIPAL/COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER
READ THE LATEST FROM MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP! Fall 2020 Municipal and Community Newsletter Flipbook Fall 2020 Municipal and Community Newsletter PDF   Read All About It!...read more

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
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

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

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

9-16: Road & Bridge Projects, Sourland & Watershed Oct. Events, Case Report
Road and Bridge Work Status Report Please follow the below links to view a report on current and upcoming road and bridge construction projects in...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

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

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

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

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

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

7-22-20: Travel List, Don’t Share Your Air, Workshops, Case Report
Travel Advisory List Expands to 31 States Ten New States Added To save lives and prevent the spread of COVID-19, New Jersey has issued an...read more

Enjoy the Parks Safely
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Resumption of Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings Governor Phil Murphy today signed...read more

7-20-20: Latest on Contact Tracing, Health Advisory on Heat, Pool Safety, Today’s Case Report
LATEST NEWS ON CONTACT TRACING EFFORTS Contact tracing is an essential tool to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.  It involves public health professionals reaching out...read more

COVID-19 & Systemic Racism: July 23rd Presentation
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Assistance for NJ Residents with Diabetes in Need
The Diabetes Foundation is offering a Diabetes Supply Assistance Program for New Jersey residents experiencing financial hardship and are furloughed, unemployed, uninsured, or underinsured. Residents...read more

7-17: Library Agreement Reached, Anti-Racism Workshop 7-25, Farmers Market Sats., Main St. Feature, Case Report
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP SIGNS AGREEMENT TO CONTINUE SERVICES AT MARY JACOBS LIBRARY Montgomery Township Mayor Sadaf Jaffer signed an agreement today to continue library services at...read more

PSE&G Tree Trimming
PSE&G has provided Montgomery with notice of upcoming routine tree trimming that will begin on or about July 20th.  They have already begun the process...read more

Police Advise Locking Car Doors to Deter Burglaries
The Montgomery Twp. Police Department investigated numerous car burglaries that occurred on the morning of Wednesday 07/15/2020 between the hours of 0130 and 0300. All...read more

NJ Travel Advisory Expands, Haz Waste Day 7-25, Monty Together Video: CafeMerica, Case Report
Travel Advisory List Updated to 22 States New Jersey Adds Four New States, Removes Delaware   To save lives and prevent the spread of COVID-19,...read more

Workshop: Understanding and Combating Racism -- Causes, Consequences, and Antidotes
THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL & REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST. What is racism? Why do humans engage in racism and under...read more

MFOS' Farmers Market Open Every Sat. 9-12
We've moved next door! New hours and location    WHERE: Village Shopper III, 1378 Route 206, Skillman, near Mooyahs Burgers WHEN: Saturdays, 9 am –...read more

Food Pantry Reopens, Power of the Census, In-Person Visits to Muni. Offices, Today’s Case Report
FOOD PANTRY OPEN BY APPT. – DONATIONS NEEDED Montgomery Food Pantry Now Open!! The Montgomery Township Food Pantry is now open for families needing assistance. ...read more

Next Household Hazardous Waste Day - July 25
Mark Your Calendars When: Sat, July 25, 9am – 2pm Where:  South County Public Works Garage,410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough 08844 Adherence to social distancing guidelines...read more

Masks Required Outdoors, Workshop: Combat Racism, Business Types Open, Visit Virtual Main Street, Case Report
Masks Are Required Outdoors when Social Distancing is not possible Governor Murphy has passed Executive Order # 163 indicating that mask wearing is now required in outdoors...read more

Testing Available on July 16
Somerset County’s drive-thru test center at Raritan Valley Community College will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. Testing, which...read more

Build Your Own Rainbarrel at Home Workshop July 25
Did you know that rainbarrels can save you water use around the yard, reduce your water bill, AND help recharge our aquifers?  Join The Watershed...read more

Motor Vehicle Agencies Reopened 7-07, Lines are Very Long
UPDATE:  Very long lines have been reported at Motor Vehicle Centers throughout the State this week.  The wait time is expected to subside as backlog...read more

Uptick in Cases, Staycation Ideas, Pool Safety & Case Report
Uptick in Montgomery COVID-19 Cases Proves We’re Not “Back to Normal” By Stephanie Carey LATE ADDITION: Today, Governor Murphy announced that mask wearing will be...read more

Summer Youth Employment Program Launching in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties
A new summer employment program for youth in Hunterdon and Somerset counties is looking for interested employers to help provide internships for 40 young people...read more

Out-of-State Travel Quarantine Rules: Updated State List
UPDATE July 7, 2020: Governor Murphy in a press conference today stated that three new states are added to those requiring a 14 day quarantine...read more

Ways to Vote, Virtual RecNCrew Camp, Rt. 601 Open, 3rd Qtr. Tax Bills Delayed, Fireworks Video, Covid-10 Case Report
Ways to Vote in Tomorrow’s Primary Election Any registered voter can vote in three ways in tomorrow's primary election: Return your vote-by-mail ballot via mail....read more

NJ Dept. of Health Public: Executive Directives for Youth Camps and Public Recreational Bathing
See following PDF documents from the New Jersey Department of Health: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DOH_20-022ExecDirWAttachmentsPools.108254.pdf https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DOH_20-023ExecDirAmusementWPwAttach.108253.pdf https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DOH_ExecutiveDirectiveNo20-021_ChildCare_SummerCamps_1.108252.pdf...read more

Library Implements Automatic Item Renewal Process
Somerset County Library System Launches Automatic Item Renewal Process The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) will launch an automatic renewal process for...read more

County Bridge Work & RR Xing Work Completed on Rt. 601 near Grandview
6-26-20 UPDATE: The at-grade rail crossing work is now complete.  CR 601 was fully reopened to all traffic on Friday, June 26th at approximately 4:30PM...read more

Vote by Mail Info
"How To Vote By Mail" videos educate voters on how to properly fill out Vote By Mail ballot: How to Fill Out Your Vote By...read more

Reminder: Recycling Pick-up is Monday due to Holiday
The Somerset County Recycling Calendar indicates that Recycling dates in Montgomery Twp. for July are on Monday, July 6th, Friday, July 17th and Friday, July...read more

Municipal Offices - Before You Visit ....
Township Offices Visitor Guidelines - Appts & Form Needed Starting Mon. July 6  due to Covid-19 The Township of Montgomery remains committed to the health...read more

County Library System Reopening July 6 with Limited Capacity; Hours
Nine of the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) 10 branches will reopen with limited customer capacities on Monday, July 6, 2020 at...read more

Out-of-State Travel, Celebrate Independence Day, Helping Hands in the Community, Covid-10 Case Report
Quarantine for Out-of-State Travel: What It Means By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Health Officer New Jersey has joined with New York and Connecticut in recommending 14-day...read more

County Clerk Extends Hours to Assist Voters with Getting Primary Ballots before July 7
County Erects a Tent at Veterans Plaza to Allow for Social Distancing to Protect Voters and Staff From COVID-19 The Somerset County Clerk’s office will...read more

Residents Do NOT Need Rx to get Tested on July 2 & 9
The Somerset County Department of Health has announced that a physician’s prescription is no longer required for county residents to be tested at the COVID-19...read more

Third Qtr. Property Tax Billing Delayed
Please be advised, due to the delay in receiving certified tax rates from Somerset County, the mailing of the 2020 Final Property Tax Bills has...read more

Montgomery Independence Day Celebration / Fireworks
Montgomery Township regrets to announce that the Wed.,  July 1st Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks have been canceled, with no known date for reschedule in...read more

Twp. Bldg. Operations; Testing without Rx; Indoor Dining Postponed; Rainbarrel Workshop 7-25; Case Report
Township Building Updated Guidelines for Appts Effective July 6th The Township of Montgomery remains committed to the health and safety of our residents, employees and...read more

Municipal Email System Restored
Friday, June 26, 3:00 PM The Montgomery Township Email System is now accepting email from all sources.  Please resend any emails sent since mid-day Wed....read more

Container Facility is Open by Appt. Only
CONTAINER FACILITY ADDS NEW DAYS, APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED Call  908-359-8211 Effective immediately, the Township Container Facility (mini-dump) will reopen under the following rules to ensure social...read more

Summer Rec Virtual Camp Offerings
Virtual Summer Recreation Newsletter Is Out!! - Montgomery Twp. Recreation Department Our Summer Virtual Recreation Newsletter is now available to view in Flipbook. Registration is...read more

V. Rec N Crew Camp, MontgomeryTogether.us Youth & Business Showcases, COVID-19 Cases
Virtual Rec N Crew Camp & Other Area Camps (in-person & virtual) Although we cannot hold our outdoor Rec N Crew Camp, we still want...read more

2020 County Budget Reduces County Tax Impact
SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders adopted an amended 2020 budget that preserves needed services for the county’s more than 331,160 citizens,...read more

County Launches LGBTQ+ Advisory Board
In honor of Pride Month, and to help support the county’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, plus (LGBTQ+) community, Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Y....read more

Limited In-Person Instruction at Post-Secondary Schools Start July 1
Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 155, which will allow in-person clinical, lab, and hands-on programming at institutions of higher education to resume...read more

Indoor Portions of Malls Reopen June 29
Governor Murphy and Superintendent of the State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan today announced an Administrative Order which permits indoor portions of retail shopping malls to...read more

Virtual Literacy Programs
Somerset, Hunterdon Literacy Programs Offer Virtual Class Experience for Summer and Beyond   A new series of virtual literacy services is set to begin next...read more

COVID-19 Update from our Partners at Somerset County Dept. of Health
Includes latest Testing Site Info, Instructions on What to Do if you are Ill, and Exec. Orders on Reopenings: SCDOH Situation Update 20...read more

Governor Announced Increased Indoor & Outdoor Capacity Limits
Governor Phil Murphy has announced increased indoor and outdoor gathering capacity limits as COVID-19 cases in New Jersey continue to decline. Effective immediately, indoor gatherings...read more

Contact Tracing in Montgomery: What You Need to Know
By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Twp. Health Officer The term “contact tracing” has come into wide use in the United States this year, but to those...read more

New Green Infrastructure Approach to Stormwater Mgt.
Watch Video Presentation On June 2nd the Montgomery Township Environmental Commission hosted a stormwater management information session on Zoom, which is available for viewing. Sophie Glovier...read more

Landmarks Com. Mtg. June 24
Landmarks Commission Meeting Notice June 24, 2020 7:30 p.m.   Please take notice that the Montgomery Township Landmarks Commission regularly scheduled meeting will take place...read more

New Business Types Open, MHS Graduation, Juneteenth Video, COVID-19 Cases
New Business Types Open Today Adding to the reopen of retail stores last week, a number of new businesses are opening today, June 22 –...read more

Montgomery High School Virtual Commencement 6-19-20
The Montgomery Internet Radio Experience (MIRE) has shared a celebration of the Montgomery High School Class of 2020. (The MIRE  is the home of athletics at...read more

Outdoor Visits with Long-Term Care Residents Now Allowed
Residents of long-term care facilities will be able to have outdoor visits with loved ones in designated outdoor space starting Sunday, June 21—Father’s Day-- under...read more

County Clerk Launches ‘How to Vote by Mail’ Video
Accuracy Counts to Ensure Your Vote Is Counted in NJ’s First Mail-In Primary In preparation for the July 7, 2020 Democratic and Republican Primaries, Somerset...read more

Vote-by-Mail This Primary, July 7th
New - The Somerset County Clerks Office has added a new webpage explaining more about the July 7 Primary and Vote-by-Mail.  Go to: www.co.somerset.nj.us/2020Primary The...read more

Juneteenth Webinar to Explore Importance of Teaching Black History
Montgomery celebrates Juneteenth: A Conversation with the Honorable Craig A. Stanley on the Importance of Teaching Black History   Join the One Montgomery Committee's Montgomery...read more

Juneteeth Freedom Day: Township Proclamation
JUNETEENTH FREEDOM DAY WHEREAS, Our Country is made up of people from every nation on earth, who are declared equal not only in freedom but...read more

Girl Scout Video Shares Environmental/Energy-Saving Tips
Montgomery Girl Scout Troop 60826, as part of their Junior Journey, has created a very informative and helpful video with tips on simple actions anyone...read more

FILL IN THE GAP: Community Initiative Against Hunger
By Belle Mead Resident James Moore COVID 19 has impacted all of us in some way.   The shutdown of the US economy negatively impacted some...read more

Elks Craft & Vendor Show Saturday
Elks Craft and Vendor Show at Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 County Road #518, Skillman, NJ 08558, USA June 20, 2020 10AM to 4PM Social Distancing...read more

How has Montgomery Fared? Juneteenth Webinar; Vote-by-Mail Info; Summer Recreation; Covid-19 Case Report
Montgomery & COVID: An Assessment After Stage 1 By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Health Officer As New Jersey transitions from “Stage 1” to “Stage 2” in...read more

Free Covid-19 Testing 6/20 & 6/23
SATURDAY, JUNE 20th, 2020 & TUESDAY, JUNE 23rd, 2020 8 A.M.—12 P.M. WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY PARK 198 PRINCETON HIGHTSTOWN ROAD WEST WINDSOR, NJ 08550...read more

State issues Safety Guidance for Organized Outdoor Sports
The New Jersey Department of Health today issued guidance on COVID-19 health and safety protocols for outdoor organized sports activities which are set to resume as...read more

Twp. Committee Virtual Meeting Thursday, 6-18
Thursday June 18th at 7 PM, the Montgomery Township Committee will meet via Zoom. This meeting will be broadcast live and on demand on the...read more

Rental Assistance Program for Residents Affected by Pandemic
Governor Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Oliver Announce Short-Term Rental Assistance Program to Help Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic Program Will Provide at least $100 Million...read more

Somerset County Reopens Dog Parks, Other Parks
Based on Governor Murphy’s recent Executive Order allowing an increase in the number of people permitted at outdoor gatherings and the lifting of the stay-at-home...read more

Container Facility Reopens 6-20, Vote-by-Mail Info, Census Reminder & 6-12 Covid-19 Case Report
CONTAINER FACILITY REOPENS 6-20, APPTS. REQUIRED, MORE DAYS ADDED Effective immediately, the Township Container Facility (mini-dump) will reopen under the following rules to ensure social...read more

State Health Dept. Guidelines on Public Pools & Bathing Facilities Released
Health and safety standards for municipal pools and private swim clubs set to reopen June 22 were issued by the New Jersey Department of Health....read more

Township Offers to Showcase Promotional Videos for Businesses
Montgomery Business Task Force calls for “MONTGOMERY TOGETHER” videos from Montgomery businesses Montgomery Township is working to help residents and businesses make the best of...read more

Process for Municipal Approval for Outdoor Dining and Outdoor Sales
Governor Murphy’s announcement that “Stage 2” of the Reopening Plan will begin on June 15 with the allowance of outdoor restaurant dining means that there...read more

Latest Orders Raise Indoor & Outdoor Group Limits, Open Pools 6/22, Open Most Outdoor Rec
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Orders Lifting Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings, Opening Pools Effective June 22, and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses Governor Phil...read more

Twp. Forum 6-09: Help for Businesses to Reopen Safely; Covid-19 Case Report
 MONTGOMERY TWP. BUSINESS FORUM JUNE 9 Montgomery Township will host a Business Forum on Tuesday, June 9 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm on Zoom. The...read more

MONTGOMERY MESSAGING & COVID-19 REPORT – FRI., JUNE 5
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE & POLICE CONDEMN ALL ACTS OF RACISM AND RACIST VIOLENCE, INCLUDING POLICE VIOLENCE, THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, AND CALLING FOR DIALOGUE, UNITY AND...read more

Montgomery Speaks Out Against Racism: A Virtual Gathering Via Zoom
Saturday, June 6th at 8pm with a Candle Lighting Ceremony at 8:46pm You are invited to join a community event to show your solidarity with...read more

Somerset Cty. to hold Interfaith Vigil Sunday for Justice & Peace
Please see flier below:   DOWNLOAD FLIER Interfaith Virtual Vigil for Justice and Peace Final Source: Somerset County Administration...read more

Small Business Emergency Assistance Grants - Apply Tuesday 9 AM
Please see below announcement of the NJ Economic Development Agency's Phase Two Small Business Emergency Assistance Grants. The portal for small businesses to apply for...read more

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

Saturday is TRAILS DAY
National Trails Day is Saturday June 6, and while Montgomery Twp. will miss hosting our annual Trails Day event in person this year, we encourage...read more

June 3 Announcements & Covid-19 Case Report
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE VIRTUAL MEETING TOMORROW 6-04 Reports from Police Director & Health Officer Tomorrow night, Thursday June 4th at 7 PM, the Montgomery Township Committee will...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

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

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

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

 

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