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Montgomery's Case Count 3/30 & Testing Center Info
Health Department Update March 30, 2020 RE: COVID-19 Case Counts and Testing Updates As of March 30, 2020, 1:00 pm, there have been a total...read more

Mayor's Video Message on Montgomery's COVID-19 Status of March 30th
Mayor Sadaf Jaffer provides the Montgomery Township community with a video update on March 30th regarding township's current COVID-19 status and offers some reminders and...read more

Info on Closure of Non-Essential Businesses
Executive Order 107, a Statewide Stay-At-Home and Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses,  was issued March 21st by NJ Governor Phil Murphy. The State has...read more

Donations of Personal Protective Equipment Sought
EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL 3 Supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are low due to the current public health crisis. As a result, Somerset County’s Office...read more

Montgomery's Online Business Directory
Who is Open for Business in Montgomery?* Before heading out, check out Montgomery Township's free, searchable Business Directory Listings now include a spot for “Confirmed...read more

Did You Receive Your 2020 Census Mailer?
Invitations to self-respond to the Census went out March 12.   See Sample Self-Response Mailer, See Sample Census Questionnaire. You can respond online, by phone, or...read more

Why Social Distance? Its a Matter of Life or Death
The Health Department would like to continue to emphasize the importance of social distancing. What we as a community do, matters. With children home and...read more

May 1 Homestead Benefit Frozen
Due to COVID-19 related circumstances, the New Jersey State Treasury has frozen the May 1 Homestead Benefit credit.  This credit will not be applied to...read more

Webinar on Business Financing Friday
FINANCE & FUNDRAISING LUNCH AND LEARN WEBINAR Many businesses,small and large, have reached out to the NJ Tech Council to share their concerns around revenue...read more

Curbside Pickup to Continue; Other Recycling Events Canceled
Montgomery Township's curbside pickup of materials for recycling by Somerset County will occur, as usual, every other Friday.  The next pick-up date will be this...read more

County-Operated Senior Centers Are Closed
Office on Aging & Disability Services Closed to Walk-Ins Due to the public healthcare emergency, and for the safety of our clients and caregivers all...read more

Reaching Montgomery Twp. Offices during State of Emergency
Based upon Governor Murphy's executive orders of March 21, the Municipal Building is closed until further notice with only minimal staffing. Health, Police, and Sewer...read more

Newly Redesigned COVID-19 Health Page
In order to make information easier-to-find, the Health Department has redesigned the COVID-19 webpage.  Same useful information with a clearer design at: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid19/...read more

What the State of Emergency Means to You
DOWNLOAD AS PDF STATE OF EMERGENCY: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU IMPORTANT UPDATES: Health Dept.: COVID-19 Questions: Call-Line # 908-533-9319 (M-F 8-4:30) A testing site...read more

COVID-19 Testing Site in Bergen for All NJ Residents
Health Department Update RE: COVID-19 Testing March 20, 2020 As of Friday, March 20, 2020, there are now public testing locations across the state. The...read more

Som. County Health Dept. Update - March 20
“Montgomery Township Health Department is working closely with Municipal and County Health Departments in the area to coordinate our response efforts.  Helpful resources are posted...read more

Positive COVID-19 Cases in Community
Statement from Montgomery Township Health Department March 19, 2020   The Health Department has learned of at least two additional cases of coronavirus in our community,...read more

Health Department's COVID-19 Call Line
Statement from Montgomery Township Health Department Local COVID-19 Call Line March 19, 2020   Montgomery Health Department has developed a hyperlocal call line to address...read more

SBA Small Business Disaster Loans
The U.S. Small Business Administration approved Governor Murphy’s application for assistance and will now offer low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital up to $2...read more

Township Committee Meeting to be held Thurs., Mar. 19
Public Comment Methods Explained On Thursday, March 19 at 7 PM the Montgomery Township Committee will hold its regularly scheduled meeting. Due to the Governor’s...read more

Business Information on COVID-19
There is a new section of the Health Dept. COVID-19 portal with information geared for businesses impacted by the State of Emergency.  See: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid19/biz-statements/...read more

Health Officer's Letter: We HAVE to Flatten the Curve
Dear Community, On March 16, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 104 mandating the closure of certain types of businesses such as malls, movie theaters, gyms,...read more

'Stop the Spread' Action Reminders from Health Officer
An important video reminder from the Greater Somerset Public Health Partnership and Montgomery Township's Health Officer Stephanie Carey.  Your local Health Department is a trusted...read more

Som. County COVID-19 Update - March 17
“Montgomery Township Health Department is working closely with Municipal and County Health Departments in the area to coordinate our response efforts.  Helpful resources are posted...read more

Winter Farmers' Markets 3/28 Cancelled
The MFOS Farmers' Market scheduled for March 28th at the Princeton Fitness and Wellness Center has been cancelled. All gyms are closed due to the...read more

Governor's Exec. Order on Crowd-Limiting Measures
TRI-STATE WIDE CROWD-LIMITING MEASURES TO BEGIN AT 8 PM TONIGHT, 3-16-20 Governor Murphy has joined the governors of New York and Connecticut in a tri-state...read more

Township Parks' Playgrounds Closed
To prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Montgomery Township playground apparatus (swings, climbing sets, zip lines, etc.) is off limits until further notice. The...read more

Meeting Cancellations
The chairpersons of the Montgomery Township Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment have conferred with Mayor Sadaf Jaffer and decided to cancel these meetings...read more

Comcast COVID-19 Service Enhancements Response
COMCAST ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE COVID-19 RESPONSE TO HELP KEEP AMERICANS CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET Company Opens Xfinity WiFi Network Nationally for Free, Offers Unlimited Data for...read more

Positive COVID-19 Case in Community
Statement from Montgomery Township Health Department Positive COVID 19 Case in the Community March 14, 2020 DOWNLOAD STATEMENT AS PDF OR SHARE BELOW This evening,...read more

Restricted Access to Municipal Offices - 3-13-20 Video
In this video Montgomery Twp. Mayor Sadaf Jaffer and Administrator Donato Nieman outline precautions the township is taking to ensure social distancing in municipal functions...read more

Montgomery Police Operations Modified
Due to concerns with Covid- 19 (Coronavirus) the Montgomery Township Police Department will make changes to our normal operations. We ask that the public help...read more

Municipal Courts Suspended for 2 wks
New Jersey municipal courts will begin a two-week suspension starting Monday, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced Saturday. [According to a 3/14/20 Courier...read more

All Senior Centers Closed
In an effort to protect at-risk citizens and slow the spread of the Coronavirus, Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability has announced the temporary...read more

All Somerset County Library Branches Closed - 3/15 to 3/22
At 4:09 PM on Friday, March 13, the Somerset County Library system announced that all system libraries, including the Mary Jacobs Library in Rocky Hill,...read more

Princeton's Letter on COVID-19
An exposure cluster to COVID-19 occurred February 29th in Princeton.  We are sharing a 3-12-20 release from Princeton, below. Similarly to Montgomery Health's 3/11 statement,...read more

March 13, 2020 COVID-19 and Municipal Services
GO TO MAYOR & ADMINISTRATOR VIDEO ON YOUTUBE Dear Members of the Montgomery Township Community, As we face the significant public health challenges caused by...read more

NJ Power Co.'s Won't Shut off Service
N.J.’s 3 major power companies won’t shut off service for non-payment during coronavirus outbreak https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/03/pseg-wont-shut-off-power-for-non-payment-during-coronavirus-outbreak.html New Jersey’s three major power companies on Friday said they...read more

Reporting COVID-19 Consumer Price Gouging
Please go to this page at  NJ Division of Consumer Affairs for information on and reporting price gouging related to COVID-19. https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/Pages/Consumer-Complaints.aspx New Jersey's law...read more

Mayor & Health Officer's Coronavirus Message, 3/11/20
On Mar. 11, 2020, in light of the spread of Coronavirus to New Jersey and presumed cases in our area, Montgomery Township Mayor Sadaf Jaffer...read more

March 11 Statement on COVID-19 Investigations
Statement on COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) Exposure Investigations Initiated March 11, 2020 Montgomery Township Health Department is aware of individual residents who may have been...read more

Police Advisory: Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Scam
There have been several unverified reports within New Jersey of a potential Scam in which individuals posing as personnel from the Center for Disease Control...read more

Proactively Monitoring for Coronavirus
 “Montgomery Township Health Department is working closely with Municipal and County Health Departments in the area to coordinate our response efforts.  Helpful resources are posted...read more

Montgomery's Natural Resource Inventory
UPDATE: VIDEO OF THE NRI MEETING MAY BE VIEWED UNDER THE SPECIALTY TAB OF MEETINGS VIDEO PAGE.  SEE ENV. COMMISSION SPECIAL PRESENTATION .   The...read more

Blood Drive March 14 - POSTPONED, PLEASE CHECK BACK
Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Montgomery EMS squad...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects & Time Estimates - Updated 2/28
To aid our residents, businesses, and the motoring public, please follow the below links to view Montgomery Twp. Engineering’s latest status reports on current and...read more

Cherry Valley Rd. Improvements awarded “Project of the Year”
Montgomery Township and Princeton have received an award for their cooperative work on the recently completed Cherry Valley Road East improvement project. The Professional Engineers...read more

History Signage for Skillman Park
Township planners initiate inclusive process for development of historic interpretive signs for Skillman Park Montgomery Township has announced plans to consider, in cooperation with Somerset...read more

First-Half Sewer Bills Due June 1
Please note that this year and going forward, First Half Year Sewer Bills will now be due June 1st. This change was made by the...read more

Spring Montgomery Township Newsletter
Municipal and Community Newsletter, Spring 2020 - NOW POSTED! (above title links to a pdf file, below is a Flipbook file – click on newsletter...read more

Upcoming Roadside Tree Trimming Work
PSE&G has given the Township notice of upcoming routine tree trimming that will begin in approximately 2 weeks (as of 3/02/20).  They have already begun...read more

Kindergarten Enrichment Program for 2020-21
UPDATE (2/26/20): The Montgomery Township Committee and MTSD Board of Education have approved a fee-based Kindergarten wrap-around program to complement half-day public school kindergarten for...read more

Twp. Committee Honors Rotary Club for 30 Years of Service
Photo Caption: On February 20th, the Rotary Club of Montgomery and Rocky Hill was honored upon their 30th anniversary of serving the local community.  Accepting...read more

Montgomery's 1801 Poll Record & NJ's Inclusive Voting Practices
This year many institutions are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.  The Museum of the American...read more

Reminder: Do Not Leave Valuables in Cars
On 02/18/2020 between the hours of 12:15 PM and 1:17 PM, a burglary to a motor vehicle occurred at the Arboretum Park located on Harlingen...read more

Run with Rotary / Earth Day Fair - May 3, 2020
What:  Join us for the Run with Rotary in the morning (5k, 1 mile ramble options available) and the annual Earth Day Fair in the...read more

Friends of Open Space Spring Events
Montgomery Friends of Open Space – 1st Sunday in the Park - March 1 What:  The Healing Power of Nature When:  Sunday March 1, 1:00-2:00PM...read more

Tales of Blawenburg March 7
A fun and educational event celebrating Blawenburg history.  Presentation by David Cochran.  Includes exhibits, self-guided tour and refreshments. WHEN: March 7, 2:00 PM WHERE: Blawenburg...read more

Montgomery Twp. Education Foundation Casino Night 3/14
Montgomery Township Education Foundation Casino Night Fundraiser March 14, 2020 7 pm at Cherry Valley Country Club Purchase ticket at bit.ly/mtef2020 Source: MTEF...read more

Workshops: Organic Lawn Care March 12 & Rain Barrel Building June 6
ORGANIC LAWN CARE Thurs., March 12 6:30 to 8:00 PM LOCATION 31 Titus Mill Road Pennington, NJ 08534, US Want a beautiful property without chemical...read more

Why humans engage in racism, sexism, religious hatred, and xenophobia
Overview of Feb. 19 Talk by Sandra Donnay Why do humans engage in discrimination? How is discrimination socially (i.e., microaggressions) and structurally maintained? What is...read more

'Tax-Aide' Tax Preparation Help
Free Tax Preparation Is Available Need help preparing your taxes? Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine has announced that Tax-Aide has returned. The county Office...read more

Stream Cleanup '20 on April 25
CELEBRATE SPRING & HELP US KEEP PIKE RUN CLEAN! Montgomery Twp. Environmental Commission invites you to join them and The Watershed for a volunteer spring...read more

March Recycling Events
First Saturday of the Month Drop-off in Bridgewater March 7 Residents may take advantage of the next First Saturday of the Month Drop-off event on...read more

Winterfest '20 on Feb. 22
Want to learn about Somerset County services that may benefit you as a resident? Want to find out more about the 2020 Census from representatives...read more

Business Association's Annual Mtg. Feb. 19th
General Membership Meeting/Election of 2020 MBA Officers will be held on Wednesday, February 19th at 8:30 AM at Princeton Fitness & Wellness, Rt. 206 Montgomery...read more

Police Urge Residents: Lock Your Vehicles
The Montgomery Township Police Department is investigating a recent string of motor vehicle burglaries that occurred during the overnight hours of February 3rd into February...read more

2019 nCoV Update
HEALTH DEPT. STATEMENT FOR THE COMMUNITY - 2/06/20 We continue to follow the latest CDC and NJ Department of Health guidance and are partnering closely...read more

Ootsav 2020! - Call for Student Talent
Please join us in celebrating Ootsav 2020 for the 6th year! Ootsav is a celebration of south Asian performing arts in Montgomery. We invite Montgomery...read more

Upcoming Public Events - Friends of Open Space
March 1, 2020 1 pm What: Healing Power of Nature Where: Zion Crossing Lead: Terry Lynch Stress and anxiety can be overwhelming, however studies show...read more

Talk 2/18 on Local African American History
Lecture based on the Book, "If These Stones Could Talk" by Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills On February 18th speakers Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills...read more

January is RADON ACTION MONTH
ALL NO COST RADON TESTING KITS ARE NOW DISTRIBUTED. KITS MAY STILL BE PURCHASED AT MOST LOCAL HARDWARE STORES & IT IS STILL A GOOD...read more

1st Qtr. Property Tax Due Feb. 1
Please be advised that 1st quarter property tax billing is due February 1, 2020 with a grace period ending February 10, 2020. (The usual 10 day...read more

Police: Burglarized Cars Mostly Unlocked
The Montgomery Police Department investigated a total of nine (9) car burglaries that reportedly occurred during the overnight hours of Saturday January 18th into the...read more

Beat the Winter Blues, Jan. 31 Wellness Program
Healthy Mind Healthy Body Initiative in Partnership with the Montgomery Township Health Department, Montgomery Rocky Hill Municipal Alliance and Carrier Clinic INVITES YOU TO AN...read more

Apply to become a Monty EMS Cadet by Jan. 31
Calling all Sophomore and Junior High School students, don’t miss your chance to apply for the Montgomery EMS cadet program! The deadline to submit an...read more

Great Rd. Bridge Reopened, Repair Complete
UPDATE FROM COUNTY ENGINEERING: The bridge is reopened and all repair work was completed Fri., Jan. 17, ahead of schedule by Somerset County. The project...read more

Land & Heritage: History of African Americans Preserved
Last summer, the Sourland Conservancy and Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM) purchased 1.5 acres on Hollow Road to add to the existing, restored Mt....read more

Buy One Bring One @ Library
More than 20,000 residents in Somerset County are food-insecure, according to County sources.  The Buy One Bring One program has collected more than 45 tons...read more

New Municipal Complex Renderings
Please see the latest architectural renderings of Montgomery Township’s New Municipal Complex, below: Montgomery Renderings_R1_12-23-2019 View Fullscreen or Download PDF file DMR Architects will present...read more

Montgomery Flag Football Registration Now Open
Montgomery Flag Football is open to residents of Montgomery and all surrounding towns. As long as you can make it to our field your child...read more

Recycling Pickup Friday Delays Due to High Volume
Recycling pickups may be delayed in various areas on Jan. 15, 16 and 17. Recycling pickups scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15, Thursday, Jan. 16, and...read more

Christmas Tree Drop-off and Pick-up Starts Jan. 13
The Montgomery Township Department of Public Works will be starting curbside Christmas tree collection on Monday, January 13, 2020.  Please do not wait to put...read more

Hopewell Valley / Montgomery "Salute to Service" Hockey Game Jan. 18
Hopewell Valley/Montgomery Ice Hockey Team takes on Pennington Prep Jan. 18 at 7 PM at Loucks Ice Rink at the Lawrenceville School. See Details in...read more

Hoops for Hope Jan. 30
Join the Montgomery High School Girls Basketball Team on Thursday, January 30th for their annual Hoops for Hope fundraiser.   All proceeds from the event will...read more

Montgomery Twp. Committee Reorganizes for 2020
On Thursday, January 2nd the Montgomery Township Committee reorganized for 2020. Newly elected members Devra Keenan and Kent Huang were sworn-in by Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects & Time Estimates
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

Gently Used Toy Drive
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...read more

Toastmasters Gavel Club for Kids starts Jan. 6
Toastmasters Gavel Club for Kids CALLING ALL 3rd – 8th GRADERS!! Montgomery Gavel Club is a youth leadership program, affiliated to Toastmasters International. The club...read more

January Recycling Calendar: 1st Sat. & E-Waste Drop-off
Schedule Changes Due to New Year’s Day Curbside collection will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 2, for Bound Brook, Manville and Somerville. Post Date:12/23/2019 9:56...read more

Montgomery Twp. Winter Newsletter 2019-2020
Read the new edition of the Montgomery Township Newsletter in Flipbook format: Also distributed via Ebulletins to your inbox. Sign-up at right! View Winter Newsletter...read more

V.A. Benefits Session Dec. 11
Area veterans with any questions about their Veterans Administration benefits are encouraged to go to the Hillsborough Municipal Complex / Library, 379 S. Branch Rd.,...read more

MATTHEWS FARM VIDEO
Preserved Land Maintains the Bond of Family Watch video below! Don & Pat Matthews have owned the iconic farm on the corner of Route 206...read more

Police Advisory: Lock-up, Don't be a Target
UPDATE: Multiple thefts from motor vehicles occurred overnight 11/24-11/25.  Residents MUST remove valuables, lock cars, and report suspicious activity. In the early morning hours of...read more

LIHEAP Program
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) opened for intake October 1. LIHEAP can help  residents at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level....read more

Orchard Rd. Bridge Work to Finish 12/13
Somerset County has announced that their construction project replacing County Bridge No. E0203 on Orchard Road, which began August 26, 2019, is on track to...read more

Holiday Farmers Market Dec. 14
Saturday, December 14  9AM - 1PM Popular annual Holiday Market highlighting holiday specialties, breads, and seasonal gifts for those you love. Outdoors by Christmas Tree...read 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 for...read more

Turkey Donation Program thru Wed., Nov. 27
... with ShopRite of Montgomery Montgomery Township is pleased to announce that we will once again work with ShopRite of Montgomery on a Turkey Donation...read more

Resident Wins NJ History Conf. 'Best Student Poster'
Douglass College student Emily Borowski from Montgomery recently won a best student project poster, during the 2019 New Jersey History Conference awarded on November 1...read more
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