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

Holiday Dance Dec. 13
Montgomery Recreation will be hosting our first ever "Holiday Dance" on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 6:30pm-9pm at the Otto Kaufman Community Center Gym more

Police Advisory: Take Steps to Deter Break-ins
In the early morning hours of Friday, 11/08/19, our community was targeted again and two motor vehicles were stolen. Please lock your vehicle doors. more

Santa Delivers Gifts on Fire Truck
Imagine how excited your children will be to have Santa Claus arrive at their house on a Fire Engine to deliver presents to them! more

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

Muni Bldg. Entrances Impacted by Cruser Bridge Work Next Week
On or about Monday November 11, 2019, the Route 206 Bridge project contractor will close the municipal building driveways. One driveway will be open more

Woman's Club Nov. 15 Fundraiser for Area Non-Profits
By printing and bringing below flier and dining at Hillsborough Star Diner Nov. 15 between 11 AM & 10 PM, you can help the more

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

Veterans Day Ceremony 4:30 PM on Nov. 11
Please join us Monday, November 11 at 4:30 PM to give back to those who have given so much in service to our country! more

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

Hep A Clinic Today in response to Somerville Exposure
Hepatitis A Vaccination Clinic Continues Thursday, Nov. 7 Walk-ins Welcome – No Appointment Necessary – Free Parking Anyone who still needs a hepatitis A more

Turkey Donation Program
... with ShopRite of Montgomery Montgomery Township is pleased to announce that we will once again work with ShopRite of Montgomery on a Turkey more

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

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

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

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

Residents Warned of 'Robocall Scam' about Polling Locations
Somerset County residents who receive automated “robocalls” announcing a change in their polling location are advised that this is a scam, according to Somerset more

Alexander Rd Bridge Closure to Begin 11/06
ALL WORK SCHEDULED IS WEATHER DEPENDENT: Project:  Alexander Road Bridge over D&R Canal On-site mobilization on or about 8/26/2019 with Alexander Road Closure November 6, more

Rock Concert Nov. 15 to Benefit EMS
Friday, November 15, 2019 6:30pm-9:30pm Playa Bowls, The Grove at Montgomery, Route 206 & Griggstown Rd., Belle Mead, NJ On Friday, November 15th, the more

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

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

Scenes from Trick-or-Treating at Town Hall
Please view our Google album at: Its been a busy Halloween day at the Montgomery Twp. Offices! We have been visited by some more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Jobs Posted
Newly available employment positions are posted at: more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Going on Vacation? Order a Police Check
If you will be away from home for any extended period of time, you can let the Montgomery Twp. Police know, so that they more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2019 Mill & Pave Road Improvement Program

THIRTEEN CADETS BECOME FULL EMS MEMBERS TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE PRAISES THEIR DEDICATION The following Montgomery EMS Cadets have graduated to full members and were recognized more

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

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

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

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

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