News & Events

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 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’ more

Cherry Valley Open from Cherry Hill to Province Line Road
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 more

Tomorrow's "Veterans" Basketball Game Moved up to 12 Noon
All Veterans and Veteran Supporters are invited to this annual event! Montgomery Basketball Game vs. Warren Hills Montgomery High School Gymnasium Saturday January 19, 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, more

January is Radon Action Month
Montgomery Township Health Department has designated  January as Radon Action Month,  in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Radon Program. 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 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. more

Intercultural Holiday Celebration January 28
MON., JAN. 28th at 6:30 PM For their January event, Montgomery Mosaic has announced an Intercultural Holiday Celebration on Monday, January 28th from 6:30 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 more

Stargazing: Our Wondrous Universe Feb. 3
When: February 3, 2019  7 pm What:  Stargazing: Our Wondrous Universe Where:  Gulick House, 506 County Rd. 601, Belle Mead Lead:  Rex Parker, Amateur Astronomer 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 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 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 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 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 more

Southeastern Montgomery Joins Recycling Totes Upgrade
SECOND AREA WILL RECEIVE NEW TOTES JANUARY 18th Somerset County Recycling Division began to gradually roll out a new Curbside Recycling practice and equipment, which 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 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

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 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 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 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 more

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

Recreation Newsletter Now Available
EXCITING WINTER CLASSES AND EVENTS!! Go to: to Download Rec Winter 18-19 newsletter Source: Montgomery 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, 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 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 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 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 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: 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? more

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

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

3rd Quarter Property Tax Bills
Please be advised, Montgomery Township has received necessary tax figures from Somerset County and tax bills are being prepared for the second half of more

Somerset County Recycling Announcements
Composting Workshops, Household Hazardous Waste & Rx Drop-off Events ‘First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-off in Bridgewater Sept. 8 Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, more

Somerset County’s New Recycling Tote Program
As of August, 2018, Somerset County Recycling Division is BEGINNING to gradually roll out a new Curbside Recycling practice and equipment, which will be more

Gold Award Girl Scouts Honored
Senior Girl Scouts from Montgomery who completed Gold projects were honored by the Montgomery Township Committee on May 17 and June 7 by Township officials. more

Madrid Sworn-in as Mayor, Quraishi Selected for Twp. Committee
Kamran Quraishi has been chosen by Montgomery Township Committee to join their leadership team. Christine Madrid was selected by the Committee to serve as mayor more

Montgomery Police Partner with Thomas Sweet to Encourage Child Bike Safety
The Montgomery Township Police Department is partnering with Thomas Sweet in a pilot program to reward kids for practicing bike safety and to encourage more

Christine Madrid Becomes Acting Mayor
At the Montgomery Township Committee meeting of August 2nd, Mark Conforti resigned as mayor and as a member of the township committee. Mark's extended more

Entry Level Police Officer Positions
Applications Now Being Accepted (Posted 7/30/18) more

Somerset County August Recycling Calendar
FIRST SATURDAY & E-WASTE DROP-OFF ‘First Saturday of the Month’ Drop-off in Bridgewater Aug. 4 BRIDGEWATER - Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, recycling liaison, more

Visit the Montgomery Farmers Market Saturdays
When: Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, June 2 – October 27 What:  Fresh seasonal produce, local meats, bread, lunch items, soap and honey, and more

Montgomery Preserves Two More Properties along Rock Brook Greenway
By vote of the Montgomery Township Committee, two back-to-back parcels within the ecologically-sensitive Sourland Mountain region, both candidates for development, will instead expand the ‘ more

No Change to Township Deer Management Program
Montgomery Township Ordinance 18-1581, Rules and Regulations for Deer Management on Township-Owned Properties, was defeated by vote of the Township Committee after public hearing more

Som. Cty Library to Host Conversations & Digital Survey for Strategic Planning
Further input requested from County residents The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) is currently embarking on the creation of new strategic more

The MWC membership drive is up and running and we are actively seeking and inviting new members.  We are open to all women in more

Buy One Bring One August 17
The next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, August 17, but more

Two-Week Closure of Rt. 206 Averted by Officials
7/06/18 UPDATE TO ORIGINAL SOMERSET COUNTY PRESS RELEASE FOUND BELOW: According to a July 5th press statement from the Department of Transportation, provided by more

Clem Fiori Sourland Photography Exhibit
Enjoy a photo exhibit by Clem Fiori, renowned local nature photographer and Chairman of the Montgomery Twp. Open Space Committee.  The exhibit will be more

Curbing Hunger Program Extended into July
Donate at the Curb or Online! Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione has announced that the Curbing Hunger food drive is being extended into July in more

County's Rt. 601 Pedestrian Project Completed - Safely Links High School, Parks & Blawenburg
Somerset County’s Pedestrian Improvement Project on Route 601 between Blawenburg and Montgomery High School is now finished, yielding significant safety improvements for students and more

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts from Somerset County
As part of your household’s ongoing emergency preparedness, Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione encourages you and your family to sign up for free bulletins from more

Mayor & CFO Speak at Stonebridge at Montgomery Lunch
Pictured (l to r) are: Montgomery CFO Michael Pitts; Stonebridge resident & Montgomery Planning Board member Tony Glockler; Montgomery Mayor Mark Conforti; and Stonebridge more

Montgomery Preserves 62 acres of Sourland Open Space
Montgomery Township closed Tuesday on 62 acres of forested land fronting on Spring Hill Road in the Sourlands. This property was targeted for preservation more

Mayor Cuts Ribbon on New Allstate Office
    Allstate Agent, Raina Rauf and her team were proud and happy that Mayor Mark Conforti was able to help them celebrate the more
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