News & Events


Twp. Milling & Paving Roadwork Now To Begin Sept. 27
IMPORTANT UPDATE - PROJECT DATE CHANGE Starting September 19 27th, the following roads will be milled and paved consecutively in the order they are listed:...read more

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

Free Document Shredding for Somerset County Residents
Next Shredding Event - Sept. 22   “Operation Secure Shred” – the free document-shredding program for Somerset County residents – continues Saturday, Sept. 22 in Branchburg at...read more

Flu Shot Clinics by Health Dept.
Montgomery Health Department announces Fall Flu Clinics Vaccinating ages 4 to 104 Offering more clinics for your convenience! Free for Medicare recipients   The Centers...read more

Montgomery Triple Challenge for Kids Sun. Sept. 30
Moms In Business will host their second annual “Montgomery Triple Challenge” on Sunday, Sept. 30, 1-4 pm in Van Horne Park, 1225 Rt. 206, Rocky...read more

Craft & Vendor Fair @ Elks Sept. 23
Craft & Vendor Show at the Princeton Elks 354 Route 518 • Skillman NJ Sept 23, 2018 • 12pm -4pm Rain or Shine Open to...read more

Winter Craft Show @ Elks Dec. 9
Annual Craft Show at the Princeton Elks 354 Route 518 • Skillman NJ Dec 9, 2018 • 12pm -4pm Rain or Shine Open to the...read more

Princeton Skating Club Open Houses 10/14 & 10/17
Princeton Skating Club cordially invites you to attend an Open House at the Princeton Day School Lisa McGraw rink (650 Great Road, Princeton, NJ). Come...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

Blue Pomegranate Art & Music Show Sept. 20
We are so pleased to announce the launching of Blue Pomegranate's sixth season on Thursday, September 20, and what a show we have planned! We...read more

Rummage Sale Oct. 12 & 13, Griggstown Reformed Church
Griggstown Reformed Church Rummage Sale, 1065 Canal Road, Griggstown, NJ 08540 Friday, October 12, 8:00am to 5:00pm & Saturday, October 13th 9:00am to Noon. (Public...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

Weekend Journey Thru the Past - Oct. 13 & 14
Somerset County Weekend Journey through the Past – 13th Year! 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, and 12-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. Thirty historic sites...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

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

Friends, Food, Fun and Great Gospel Music Sept. 29
to benefit the Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum The public is invited to attend the Third Annual Historic Camp Meeting Revival on September 29th 11am-2pm...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

Jersey Harmony Chorus Presents "Come Sing With Us!"
If you are a woman who loves to sing, come join the fun this fall singing a cappella four-part harmony with Jersey Harmony Chorus!  The...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

Repairs Completed, Resume Normal Water Use
NJ AMERICAN UPDATE:  6 PM. 9/05/18 All emergency repairs have been completed.  Customers may resume normal water usage. The following news release was issued by...read more

Farmers Market Vouchers Are Available Until Sept. 28
Individuals age 60 and above may apply for $25 worth of farmers market vouchers by Friday, Sept. 28. The Somerset County Office on Aging &...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

Blood Drive Sept. 14th
On Friday, September 14, 2018 there will be a blood drive held at the Otto Kaufman Community Center from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.. The address is...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

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 2018....read 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,...read 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 completely...read 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. ...read more

Benefit 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

Montgomery Deer Hunting Season Starts September 8th
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

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 and...read 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 safe...read 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 family...read more

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

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,...read 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 much...read 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 ‘Rock...read 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 on...read 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 plan...read more

MONTGOMERY WOMAN'S CLUB WANTS YOU!
The MWC membership drive is up and running and we are actively seeking and inviting new members.  We are open to all women in Montgomery...read 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 residents...read 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 Gannett...read 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 on...read 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 all...read 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 for...read 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 Somerset...read 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 resident...read 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 due...read 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 opening...read more

Fight the Bite: New Public Outreach vs. Vector-Borne Diseases
The Somerset County Department of Health is stepping up its public outreach regarding vector-borne illnesses, which according to the Centers for Disease Control are on...read more

$25 Senior Vouchers Available for Farmers Market
Farmers Market Vouchers Available for Ages 60 & Above Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Brian D. Levine invites eligible residents to apply for vouchers that...read more

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day
June 16, 2018- Saturday 9am - 2pm Franklin Township Senior Community Center (Parking Lot) 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873   No registration is necessary,...read more

Somerset County Preservation Plan - Public Input Mtg
June 20 @ 7 PM Freeholders Meeting Room, 3rd Floor 20 Grove St. Somerville, NJ Second public input meeting where residents can provide feedback about...read more

Fill an Orange Bag to Help 'Curb Hunger'
24th Annual Curbside Collection to Benefit Local Food Banks Somerset County recycling crews are delivering colorful collection bags this week in Bound Brook, Branchburg, Franklin,...read more

Montgomery Trails Day Photos
IT WAS A GREAT DAY FOR A STROLL OR BIKE IN THE PARKS! CHECK OUT THESE TRAILS DAY EVENT PHOTOS!   SELF-GUIDED TOUR STILL AVAILABLE: On...read more

Film on History of Local Farming: June 12 Premiere
The Millstone Valley of central New Jersey, settled by Dutch farmers three centuries ago, helped New Jersey earn its Garden State nickname, and became the...read more

Mayor Kicks Off MEMS Fund Drive
Montgomery Mayor Mark Conforti recently paid a personal visit to Montgomery Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) headquarters on Harlingen Road to recognize the launch of the...read more

Seed Contest Winner!
Nathan Han, age 9 and a third grader at the Waldorf School, won this year's Arbor Day seed contest, organized by Montgomery Township's Shade Tree...read more

Kid Connection Now Enrolling for Fall
Montgomery Kid Connection, Montgomery’s Preschool, Kindergarten Enrichment program, and Before/After school is now enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year.   Please click on this Kid Connection...read more

Skillman Park Tree Planting This Weekend
Please join us to plant our remaining trees this Saturday June 9 and Sunday June 10 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at Skillman Park.  Park in...read more

Primary Election Results
Please follow this link to Spreadsheet of unofficial preliminary election results for the Primary Election of June 5, 2018: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/RESULTS-PRIMARY-ELECTION-2018.pdf Source: Montgomery Twp. Clerks Office...read more

Safe Storage of Firearms & Operation ChildSafe
MESSAGE FROM THE MONTGOMERY TWP. POLICE DEPARTMENT  In light of recent horrific shootings in the nation, the Police Department would like to remind all residents...read more

Montgomery Rodeo June 9 & 10, Barn Dance June 8
On June 9th and 10th 2018, the Drift family will host the 25th Anniversary of the Montgomery Rodeo at Daube Farm in Skillman NJ. Professional cowboys...read more

MONTGOMERY RATED A+ in “BEST PLACES TO LIVE”
Montgomery Township has received an A+ rating for 2018 as reported in the Princeton Patch on April 10th.  Niche has come out with its new...read more

‘Not in Our Town’ Meeting June 4th
A local affiliate of a national non-profit group called ‘Not In Our Town – Montgomery’ will hold its next meeting on June 4 from 7-9...read more

Memorial Day Flag Lowering a Moving Moment
EVENT PHOTOS ON FLICKR Montgomery Township’s Memorial Day Flag-Lowering Ceremony on Monday, May 28th was an inspirational and solemn event honoring those U.S. servicemen and...read more

Mayor Announces "One Montgomery" Committee
At the May 17th Township Committee meeting, Mayor Mark Conforti announced the formation of “One Montgomery,” a new mayoral ad hoc committee. Its goal is...read more

What are your Community’s Health Needs?
Robert Wood Johnson/Barnabas University Hospital Somerset, in cooperation with Healthier Somerset, an organization of which Montgomery Twp. Health Department is an active member, is conducting a...read more

Line Dancing at Elks Every 4th Wed. Night
Come kick up your heels and learn to line dance!  A dance is held every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Princeton Elks Lodge...read more

Freeholders Adopt Somerset County Budget, Reduce Tax Rate
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has adopted a 2018 budget that reduces the county tax rate. “While Trenton is poised to increase the...read more

Mayor's Visit to Rock Brook School
On May 18th the Rock Brook School, 109 Orchard Road, Skillman, NJ hosted its 4th Annual Family Night/Community Open House. Growing bigger and better every year, this...read more

June 3 First Sunday in Park "Teachings from the Turtle Clan"
Day:  Sunday, June 3rd Time: 4 p.m. What:   Teachings From The Turtle Clan, The original inhabitants of the Sourland Region Where:  Montgomery Park, Lower parking lot, Harlingen...read more

Rock Brook Celebration June 3rd
Sunday, June 3 – Rock Brook Celebration … An Afternoon of Wine & Chocolate Join us for the 4th Annual Rock Brook Celebration … An...read more

Township's Comments on Draft EIS - Proposed Gas Compressor Station in Franklin Twp.
Montgomery Township officials have issued comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in review of the draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) submitted by Transcontinental...read more

Second Year of Grant to Support Montgomery EMS
Investors Bank Award for First Responder Vehicle Purchase Pictured with a ceremonial check for a $12,500, the second of four installments of a grant of...read more

Mail-in Ballots Available for June Primary
Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter wants residents to be aware that voters can apply for a mail-in ballot for primary elections, which will be held...read more

Marquand Park to host Paint Out Princeton on May 19
Area artists are invited to set up their easels in Marquand Park in Princeton on Saturday, May 19, in the third of a series of...read more

Run with Rotary - Great Weather, Another Great Year
The Montgomery/Rocky Hill Rotary Club has shared a photo album of highlights from the April 22 "Run with Rotary", held at Skillman Park in combination...read more

April 14th Stream Clean-up Thank You!
Montgomery Township Environmental Commission/Sustainable Montgomery members (l tor r): Jeff Salton, Mary Reece, and Frank Derby joined forces with the Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association...read more

Wildflower Walk May 6
SUNDAY, MAY 6 1:00 to 2:00 PM April showers bring May flowers the saying goes.  As the weather warms, Nature’s breaks explosively to  life.  Sarah...read more

Wellness Initiative April 29
April 29 2018 HMHBI STAND flyer-2 Source: Montgomery Recreation Dept....read more

Sporting Clays Event May 15
The Montgomery Police Benevolent Association (PBA) #355 is holding a Sporting Clays Event on May 15th in LeHigh Valley, Pa.  This is a fundraiser for...read more

Fireworks Sponsorship Invite to Businesses
FIREWORKS 2018 FUNDRAISING AND PLANNING Promotional Opportunity for Businesses We are once again in the process of raising funds for Montgomery Township's 2018 Independence Day...read more

Crab Apple Planting Marks Arbor Day 2018
In observance of Arbor Day on April 13th, Montgomery Township officials dedicated a new "Donald Wyman" crabapple tree planted at Mill Pond Park. Pictured (l...read more

MBA Spring Social April 26
Montgomery Business Association announces their Spring Social!  5PM sharp  guided tour of the Sourland Mountain Spirits Distillery, located in scenic Hopewell, NJ. After tour, everyone...read more

Woman's Club Supports Child Abuse Prevention
Betty Vamos, a member of The Montgomery Woman’s Club, placed a sign and pinwheels in front of the Montgomery Township Municipal Building to demonstrate Club...read more

Concert May 6 @ Methodist Church
CONCERT: Pipe Organ & Piano SUNDAY, May 6, 2018, 4:30 PM  Concert Pianist:  Dr. Laura Bell  & Concert Organist Shea Velloso “Crowd Pleasers and "Barnstormers” An afternoon...read more

Rummage Sale May 4 & 5, MUMC
Montgomery United Methodist Women’s Rummage Sale Huge Rummage Sale Fri. 5/4, 9am-7pm, Sat 5/5, 9-12 bag day. Clothing, baby, toys, sports, household & more. Global...read more

Former Mayor Robert W. Kress, 1939-2018
Former Mayor Robert W. Kress was honored in memoriam by the Montgomery Township Committee at their meeting April 19th. Mayor Mark Conforti called for a...read more

Penn Medicine Community Health Needs Survey
PENN MEDICINE PRINCETON HEALTH 2018 COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY Health and wellness matters to everyone. That’s why Penn Medicine Princeton Health wants to know...read more

Next Free Shredding Date April 28
The next Operation Secure Shred free document-shredding event will be held April 28 at Auten Road School in Hillsborough. A valid NJ driver's license is...read more

Earth Day this Sun., April 22 - Recyclables To Bring
Get Your Spring Clean On! Come Drop Off Below Items for Recycling/Reuse! 13th Annual Earth Day Fair on Sunday, April 22, 2018, Noon to 3...read more

Earth Day Fair April 22 Follows Run with Rotary
Come for the run, Stay for the Fair! Start your day with a little exercise for a good cause. The 12th annual RUN WITH ROTARY...read more

Meet the Mayor Discussion & Photos
Mayor Mark Conforti, Deputy Mayor Christine Madrid, Township Administrator Donato Nieman and other officials and staff were joined by a vibrant group of Montgomery business...read more

Rummage Sale, Blawenburg Church, April 20 & 21
Friday, April 20, 9-6 Saturday, April 21, 9-3  (1/2 price) 424 Route 518 (Cook Hall behind the church), Skillman, NJ 08558 www.BlawenburgChurch.org Plenty of treasures...read more

BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive – April 20
Food Bank Network Serves 1,400+ Families a Month Freeholder Patricia Walsh encourages you to donate to the next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food...read more

Raritan Valley Chorus Spring Concert May 20
ROUNDELAY: The Circles of Our Lives Join us for a singer's exploration of the “circles of our lives” – from archetypal symbols to musical styles,...read more

"Blue Pomegranate" Season Open April 12
Blue Pomegranate is launching its fifth season on Thursday, April 12 at 7 PM. Indie rock group, The B Zero B Project, will provide the...read more
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