News & Events


Montgomery Twp. Educational Foundation Fundraiser Feb. 23
Come join the MTEF on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 7:00pm-11:00pm at the Cherry Valley Country Club for a night of FUN!  A great night of comedy...read more

Breakfast with the Mayor March 26
Annual Breakfast with the Mayor will be held at Cherry Valley Country Club on Tuesday, March 26th from 8:00 am to 9:30 am. Start the day right by networking...read more

Spring Canal Walks
Saturday, March 9 - 10:00 a.m. 5 m Walk – Kingston to Griggstown Causeway (MP). Discover the area’s mining resources, canal villages, a lock and...read more

Wanted: Your Gently Used PLASTIC TOYS
Montgomery Township Department of Public Works and Second Chance Toys are teaming up to collect your gently used plastic toys for children in need. See...read more

Twp. Offices Closed Mon., 2/18
Montgomery Twp. Municipal Offices will be CLOSED Monday, February 18th in Observance of Presidents' Day. Thank you!...read more

Outdoor Smartphone Photography Sun., March 3rd
Learn how to make the most of your smartphone’s camera features and take great shots wherever you are.  In this hands-on program, Frank Veronsky will demonstrate...read more

2019 Free Document Shred Schedule Announced
Somerset County offers all residents a free document-shredding program at various locations around the county. Shredding events are held on 10 Saturdays through the "Operation...read more

2019 Sewer Utility Bills Mailing Delay
To All Montgomery Township Sewer Utility Users: Please be advised, the mailing of the 2019 sewer tax bills has been delayed. The first half year...read more

Heifer Living Gift Market Feb. 27
9TH ANNUAL YEAR! Wednesday, FEBRUARY 27th 6-8pm St. Charles Borromeo Parish 47 Skillman Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558   St. Charles Borromeo Parish will host the...read more

Stream Cleanup April 6
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS 9-11 AM Montgomery Veterans Park 235 Harlingen Rd. Belle Mead, NJ 08502 (Meet at Lower Parking Lot) Can you offer two hours...read more

Growing a Vegetable Garden - March 8 Class
Rutgers Master Gardener Program of Somerset County Do you want to turn a sunny patch of your lawn into a place to grow vegetables? On...read more

Attracting Birds into the Garden Workshop Feb. 23
10 AM to 2 PM Attracting birds into your garden is good for your garden as well as for the birds! In this informative lecture,...read more

Police Seek Public's Help with I.D.
Early Morning Burglar? The Montgomery Township Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in identifying the male pictured in the photo at right. He...read more

Tonight's Lecture on Local African American Contribution - POSTPONED to 3/05
Postponed due to the inclement weather forecast for this evening .... February 12th MARCH 5 at  7 PM, One Montgomery, Montgomery Mosaic, and Van Harlingen Historical Society...read more

Montgomery & Other Senior Centers Closed Feb. 12
The following senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 12, in anticipation of inclement...read more

Tree Trimming Planned Along These Roadways
Asplundh Tree Service has just informed the Township that there will be routine tree trimming along  specific Township roadways (see below).  Residents along the impacted...read more

Girls Flag Football Clinic
Girls Clinic Source: Montgomery Flag Football...read more

Montgomery Flag Football
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1st Qtr Property Tax Reminder
Dear Residents, Hope the New Year is treating you well. This is just a reminder that your 1st quarter 2019 property taxes are due on...read more

Kid Connection Open House Feb. 23rd
SAVE THE DATE! Montgomery Kid Connection will be hosting a Preschool open house and registration event for new families on Saturday February 23rd 9am-12pm. Meet...read more

Habitat for Humanity Home Repair & Modification Program
The Home Repair and Modification Program is a program that serves low income, veteran, disabled or senior homeowners in need of basic home repairs or...read more

Spring Festival & Chinese Culture Showcase Feb. 16
Dear Friends: As part of 2019 Spring Festival celebration, Huaxia Chinese School at Montgomery will host Chinese Culture Showcase and Entertainment Activities in order to...read more

Vote for Fitness Playground Grant for LMS
Community Fitness Playground Contest - we need your votes! Please support LMS teacher, Katie Foster, in her efforts to obtain a grant for bringing a...read more

Free Tax Help Starts Feb. 19
Offered by: AARP and the Somerset County Retired Senior Volunteer Program   Where: Otto Kaufman Community Centerz 356 Skillman Road Skillman, 08558   Who does...read more

Paint Party - March 29 @Elks
Princeton Elks 2129 Fundraiser for Special Children’s Fund Date:  March 29th Time: 7:00pm Cost: $45 Location: 354 Route 518 • Skillman, NJ Light appetizers and...read more

February Recycling & E-Waste Drop-off Dates
First Saturday of the Month Recycling Drop-off in Bridgewater Feb. 2 (Scroll down for E-Waste Dates & Info) The next First Saturday of the  Month...read more

2019-20 Kindergarten Registration
 2019-20 Kindergarten Registration Orchard Hill Elementary School Montgomery Township School District    Age:                     Children must be five years old on or before October 1, 2019....read more

Police release videos of person wanted in burglaries
Montgomery Twp. Police Dept. Press Release Date: 1/25/19 The Montgomery Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the actor in an attempted...read more

Montgomery Senior Center Feb. Events
MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER 356 Skillman Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558 (609) 466-0846 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   ONGOING ACTIVITIES (SPECIFIC DATE...read more

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

Hoops for Hope Girls Basketball Games Feb. 7
Raise Awareness and Funds to Fight Breast Cancer Join the Montgomery High School Girls Basketball Team on Thursday February 7th for their annual Hoops for...read more

Veterans Tribute B-ball Game Rescheduled to 1/26
All Veterans and Veteran Supporters are invited to this annual event! Montgomery Basketball Game vs. Warren Hills Montgomery High School Gymnasium Saturday January 26, 1:00...read more

Rabies Vax Clinic Jan. 26
Free Rabies Immunization Clinics for Dogs & Cats Sponsored by Montgomery Township Health Department/Animal Control Protect your pet (and your community)! Saturday, January 26, 2019...read more

Ballpark Box Seats available to Community Groups
Enter a Drawing and Score Tickets Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine invites Somerset County nonprofit and community organizations to enter the annual TD Bank Ballpark...read more

Southeastern Montgomery Joins Recycling Totes Upgrade
SECOND AREA RECEIVED NEW TOTES JANUARY 18th Somerset County Recycling Division began to gradually roll out a new Curbside Recycling practice and equipment, which will be...read more

PSE&G Prepares for Winter Storms
Offers Multiple Ways to Stay Connected and Useful Safety Tips (NEWARK, N.J. – January 17, 2019) Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), New Jersey’s...read more

Cherry Valley Rd. Open from Cherry Hill to Province Line Rd.
The bi-county bridge carrying Cherry Valley Road over a Branch of Bedens Brook at the Princeton-Montgomery border reopened to drivers Thursday afternoon on budget and...read more

Youth Orchestra Auditions Jan. 17
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra (GPYO) will be holding auditions on January 17 from 5:30pm-9:00pm.  Auditions are scheduled by appointment, so please fill out an application...read more

Reminder: Feeding deer contributes to a serious problem
Each person reading this has likely experienced that heart-stopping moment when a deer darts into the roadway in front of your car and you slam...read more

MHS College Night
Montgomery High School College Night  Tuesday, January 22 at 7pm  Strategies of the College Application Process, SAT/ACT Prep, Essay Tips & Scholarships Free Registration by...read more

Free Document Shredding Jan. 19
Free Document Shredding for Somerset County Residents “Operation Secure Shred” – the free document-shredding program for Somerset County residents – continues Saturday, Jan. 19 at...read more

Intercultural Holiday Celebration January 28
MON., JAN. 28th at 6:30 PM The holidays aren't over just yet! For their January event, Montgomery Mosaic has announced an Intercultural Holiday Celebration on...read more

Montgomery Twp. Committee 2019 Reorganization
JAFFER & GURAL SELECTED FOR MAYOR & DEPUTY MAYOR The Montgomery Township Committee emphasized their commitment to transparency, growth and improvement in government, and continued...read more

DISCARDED CHRISTMAS TREE PICK-UP OR DROP-OFF
The Montgomery Township Department of Public Works will be starting curbside Christmas tree collection on Monday, January 14, 2019.  Please do not wait to put your...read more

Jersey Harmony Chorus invites singers to Guest Night
Looking for something new to do in 2019? Love to sing? If you answered “yes” to both questions, come visit Jersey Harmony Chorus for our...read more

Holiday Season Brings Spike in Food Illnesses; Prevention Tips
Increase in Foodborne Illnesses in our Community Montgomery Twp. – The Health Department has seen an increase in the number of foodborne illnesses in our...read more

Iconic Montgomery Farm Set for Preservation
The Opies Mill Pond Bridge may be the official symbol of Montgomery Township, but the Matthews Farm on Rt. 206 is a landmark equally known...read more

Wreaths Across America Photos
FULL GOOGLE PHOTO ALBUM OF EVENT bit.ly/MontyWAA   What an amazing event and honor on 12-12-18 for Montgomery to host the "Wreaths Across America" Convoy...read more

January Recycling Dates from Somerset County
Holiday Closing, First Saturday & E-Waste Drop-offs January Recycling Calendar: Holiday Closing, First Saturday & E-Waste Drop-offs The January Recycling Calendar has important information about...read more

Extended Bridge Work on Hollow Road
REVISED PROJECT SCHEDULE Hollow Rd is CLOSED between Camp Meeting and Grandview Road due to Somerset County bridge construction until December 2018 Spring 2019. The...read more

Winter Montgomery Twp. Newsletter 2018-19
Follow these links to view the newsletter sections in PDF format: municipalnewsletter MUNICIPAL & COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER ______________________________ And take a look below at all Montgomery...read more

Cherry Valley Rd Section Closure Has Begun
Starting on Monday, December 3, 2018: Cherry Valley Road from Cherry Hill Road to Jefferson’s Curve (west of George Drive) will be closed to through...read more

December Senior Center Highlights
December is just about here!… it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Please check out our December Calendar, with details below it - we...read more

Recreation Newsletter Now Available
EXCITING WINTER CLASSES AND EVENTS!! Go to: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/news-events/qtrly-newsletter/ to Download Rec Winter 18-19 newsletter Source: Montgomery Recreation...read more

Lend a Helping Hand: Donations Sought for the Homeless
SOMERVILLE – The holiday season is upon us. For many it is a time to lend a helping hand to people who are less fortunate....read more

Reminder: Cherry Valley Rd Bridge Work - Oct. to January
A bridge on Cherry Valley Road between Great Road and Province Line Road is in need of replacement.  This bridge is the responsibility of Mercer...read more

December Recycling Calendar
December Recycling Calendar: First Saturday, E-Waste and Holiday Closing The Somerset County Recycling Center, will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, due to the Christmas holiday...read more

Shop Local @ Small Business Saturday Fair Nov. 24
Join us for our first annual Small Business Saturday Fair! On Saturday, November 24th 2018, from 9AM-12PM, we will be welcoming a variety of local businesses to...read more

Veterans Day Photos
Please follow this link to see a Google Photo Album of this year's Montgomery Veterans Day Observance 11/11/18 as well as a brief description: bit.ly/MontyVets...read more

Outstanding Women Nominations Sought
Nominations Sought for Outstanding Women Awards Do you know a Somerset County woman who has made extraordinary contributions to her career field or her community?...read more

Somerset County's 'Walk Hike Bike Study' Public Mtg Nov. 29
PLEASE ATTEND! WalkBikeHikeFactWalkBikeHikeflyer111318 DOWNLOAD FLIER Source: Somerset County Office of Public Information...read more

Turkey Donation Program Ends Wed., 11/21
Montgomery Township is pleased to announce that we will once again work with ShopRite of Montgomery on a Turkey Donation program for Thanksgiving 2018. If...read more

Blue Pomegranate Art & Music Night Nov. 15- WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER, NEW DATE TBA, PLEASE CHECK BACK Blue Pomegranate wraps up its sixth season on Thursday, November 15 with its third  and final...read more

Adopt-a-Family by Sat., Nov. 17
Adopt-A-Family Program to Aid Needy Residents Donations Sought to Provide Thanksgiving Meals The ninth annual Adopt-A-Family program will help provide Thanksgiving meals for needy families,...read more

NJDOT Rt. 206 Closure in Princeton Nov. 15
TO BEGIN THURS., NOV. 15 at 9 PM New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a bridge closure requiring Route 206 detours in...read more

Montgomery Youth Wrestling
MONTGOMERY YOUTH WRESTLING STARTS DEC. 1 Montgomery youth wrestling (non-profit), contact John Moyle at 908-801-2081 or montgomeryyouthwrestling.com.  Season starts December 1 – March 1.  K-12,...read more

Troop 850 Open House Nov. 26th
COME JOIN US! Open to grades 5 and up Monday, November 26, 7:00-8:30pm Montgomery Lower Middle School Great games and activities! Meet and greet leaders...read more

General Election Results (Unofficial)
Please see the following PDF chart, organized by voting district, of election results / unofficial count for Montgomery Twp. for voting-in-person only: RESULTS – GENERAL...read more

Art Exhibit Sat. at Library to benefit Woman's Club
Please join artist Samia Hafiz Shaaban for her opening reception this Saturday 12:15 PM to 2:45 PM at the Mary Jacobs Library, 64 Washington St.,...read more

Black Bear Reminders from NJDEP to Air on Radio
Under an exclusive Public Education Program with the New Jersey Broadcasters Association, radio spots - "It's Wild to See a Black Bear in New Jersey,...read more

Quarantine for Spotted Lanternfly
The NJ Department of Agriculture has issued a quarantine for Mercer, Warren, and Hunterdon Counties to prevent the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly. Under the...read more

Plaque Unveiled at Mountain View Park
Caption: Surrounding the new plaque at Mountain View Park in Hillsborough are, left to right, former Somerset County Parks Director Ray Brown, Park Commission President Bill...read more

Temporary Rental Assistance Available
Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced that the Somerset County Rental Assistance Program is available to provide up to 15 months of rental assistance...read more

Montgomery Env. Commission Received Outreach Award
The Montgomery Township Environmental Commission/Green Team has been recognized with a 2018 ANJEC Environmental Achievement Award. Chairperson Mary Reece accepted the award at the Association...read more

Family Fall Festival Sat. Oct 20, 3 PM
Come make corn husk dolls and scarecrows at Montgomery Veterans Park, Harlingen Road, Belle Mead (Lower Parking Lot Pavilion) at 3 PM. You bring old...read more

Local History Double-Feature at Princeton Theater this Sun., 10/21
1974 Film Based on River Journey through Central NJ Paired with 2018 Documentary of Local Farming History, Including Today’s Farm-to-Table Scene The Millstone Valley of...read more

Dinner & Concert for American Cancer Society Oct. 21
SONGS OF INSPIRATION Please join us and help us raise money for the American Cancer Society on Sunday October 21st 2018 for a concert from...read more

Milling & Paving Work Week of October 15 - Updated
Montgomery Township Department of Public Works announces that the following milling and paving work continuing as follows. (Some dates originally announced have shifted due to...read more

Motorist Caution Urged During Fall Deer Rutting Season
Motorists are reminded to drive with extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier, the...read more

5 Families' Special Donations to Montgomery Arboretum
TREES & BENCHES HONOR LOVED ONES IN ARBORETUM AND VETERANS PARK Five different families and individuals donated a total of 12 trees and 4 benches...read more

Sheriff’s Office Uses ‘Project Lifesaver’ to Locate Missing Resident
Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano has announced the successful recovery of a missing and endangered Franklin Township resident, a client of the Sheriff's Office's...read more

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

Montgomery Municipal Complex & County Library
LEARN ABOUT AND VIEW THE REVISED DESIGN PLANS After a year of work and feedback from over 200 residents, we are pleased to release the...read more

Project 'Warm Your Heart' Winter Clothing Drive for Kids
Donations Accepted Through Nov. 2 The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women (SCCSW) is conducting its ninth annual “Project Warm Your Heart” to...read more

Not in Our Town Meeting Oct. 29
A local affiliate of a national non-profit group called ‘Not In Our Town – Montgomery’ will hold its next meeting on Monday, October 29 from...read more

Montgomery Among Safest NJ Towns
Montgomery was named among the safest towns in New Jersey, according to a report released by SafeWise. SafeWise released the report of the 50 Safest...read more

Don't Miss the Colorful Fall Twp. Newsletter
Please follow these links:  MUNICIPAL & COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER (pdf) Some topics you will find in this issue: Parks Improvements Completion, Mayor Madrid Steps Up, Meet...read more

Montgomery Deer Hunting Season Dates
In order to help control the deer population, Montgomery Township administers an annual program that allows deer hunting on certain open space properties of the...read more

"Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day" Oct. 10
Montgomery Township Police Department Helps Promote Annual “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day” Motorists in New Jersey and throughout the nation are asked to join a...read more

Sheriff's Office Adopts Rtes. 518 & 601
Photo Above: (From Left to Right) Capt. Mark Szczecina, Sheriff’s Officer Dave Daneker, Montgomery Township Administrator Donato Nieman, Montgomery Lt. James Gill, Lt. Alan Santoro, Sheriff...read more

Troop 850 Eagle Scouts Honored
Collin Szczepanski, Alden Mallory, and Siressh Vinnakota of Troop 850 were recently honored for achieving prestigious Eagle Scout status, the highest rank in Boy Scouts...read more

POW/MIA Chair of Honor Dedicated at Montgomery High School
On Friday, September 21, 2018 a ceremony was held in the vestibule of Montgomery High School in remembrance of the sacrifices of our Nation's military...read more

Bill Turner/Ann Brown Country 50's Concert Nov. 3rd
Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 7 to 9 PM will be a fun night of foot stomping music, when the Harlingen Church again hosts Bill...read more

Poll Workers Wanted!
Somerset County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to serve as poll workers on Election days. Training is provided prior to every Election...read more

New Skillman Park Path Connects 601 Sidewalks
Somerset County is creating a new walking path from Rt. 601 and repaving other pathways at Skillman Park this month.  The County is also repaving...read more

Get to Know Our Open Spaces
Montgomery FOS Farmers Market Announces Scavenger Hunt in Parks Sept. 22 How well do you know the local open spaces right here in Montgomery?  Ever...read more

Remembering 9-11
Two ‘open house’ hours of observance with volunteers available to answer questions were held Tuesday, September 11th at 8:45 AM and again at 6 PM...read more

Mercer County Seeks Input on Trails Plan
Would you like to bike or walk to school, work or shopping, but don’t want to share the road with cars? Your input is needed...read more

Volcanoes are Killing Trees: Proper Mulching Technique
The Montgomery Twp. Shade Tree Committee would like to remind all residents and business owners about proper care of your trees.  One important piece of...read more

“Montgomery: The Way It Was” September 12
“Montgomery: The Way It Was” will be recalled for us in picture and story by Dan Pullen on Wednesday evening, September 12 at 7 PM...read more
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