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Vote by Mail Info
"How To Vote By Mail" videos educate voters on how to properly fill out Vote By Mail ballot: How to Fill Out Your Vote By...read more

Reminder: Recycling Pick-up is Monday due to Holiday
The Somerset County Recycling Calendar indicates that Recycling dates in Montgomery Twp. for July are on Monday, July 6th, Friday, July 17th and Friday, July...read more

Municipal Offices - Before You Visit ....
Township Offices Visitor Guidelines - Appts & Form Needed Starting Mon. July 6  due to Covid-19 The Township of Montgomery remains committed to the health...read more

Build Your Own Rainbarrel at Home Workshop July 25
Workshop is Filling, Sign-up Soon! Did you know that rainbarrels can save you water use around the yard, reduce your water bill, AND help recharge...read more

County Library System Reopening July 6 with Limited Capacity; Hours
Nine of the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) 10 branches will reopen with limited customer capacities on Monday, July 6, 2020 at...read more

Out-of-State Travel, Celebrate Independence Day, Helping Hands in the Community, Covid-10 Case Report
Quarantine for Out-of-State Travel: What It Means By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Health Officer New Jersey has joined with New York and Connecticut in recommending 14-day...read more

Census-Themed HQ Video Contest on the Fourth
Census-Themed Trivia Contest As we observe Independence Day over the coming weekend, the Census Partnership is aiming to make the celebration even greater. Before the...read more

County Clerk Extends Hours to Assist Voters with Getting Primary Ballots before July 7
County Erects a Tent at Veterans Plaza to Allow for Social Distancing to Protect Voters and Staff From COVID-19 The Somerset County Clerk’s office will...read more

Residents Do NOT Need Rx to get Tested on July 2 & 9
The Somerset County Department of Health has announced that a physician’s prescription is no longer required for county residents to be tested at the COVID-19...read more

Third Qtr. Property Tax Billing Delayed
Please be advised, due to the delay in receiving certified tax rates from Somerset County, the mailing of the 2020 Final Property Tax Bills has...read more

Montgomery Independence Day Celebration / Fireworks
Montgomery Township regrets to announce that the Wed.,  July 1st Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks have been canceled, with no known date for reschedule in...read more

Twp. Bldg. Operations; Testing without Rx; Indoor Dining Postponed; Rainbarrel Workshop 7-25; Case Report
Township Building Updated Guidelines for Appts Effective July 6th The Township of Montgomery remains committed to the health and safety of our residents, employees and...read more

Motor Vehicle Agencies Reopen for Drivers Tests & Inspections - July 7 for Other In-Person
UPDATE: The limited reopening of NJMVC centers set for Mon., June 29 will be delayed to July 7, due to a issue with a new...read more

Municipal Email System Restored
Friday, June 26, 3:00 PM The Montgomery Township Email System is now accepting email from all sources.  Please resend any emails sent since mid-day Wed....read more

Container Facility is Open by Appt. Only
CONTAINER FACILITY ADDS NEW DAYS, APPOINTMENTS REQUIRED Call  908-359-8211 Effective immediately, the Township Container Facility (mini-dump) will reopen under the following rules to ensure social...read more

Summer Rec Virtual Camp Offerings
Virtual Summer Recreation Newsletter Is Out!! - Montgomery Twp. Recreation Department Our Summer Virtual Recreation Newsletter is now available to view in Flipbook. Registration is...read more

V. Rec N Crew Camp, MontgomeryTogether.us Youth & Business Showcases, COVID-19 Cases
Virtual Rec N Crew Camp & Other Area Camps (in-person & virtual) Although we cannot hold our outdoor Rec N Crew Camp, we still want...read more

2020 County Budget Reduces County Tax Impact
SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders adopted an amended 2020 budget that preserves needed services for the county’s more than 331,160 citizens,...read more

County Launches LGBTQ+ Advisory Board
In honor of Pride Month, and to help support the county’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, plus (LGBTQ+) community, Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Y....read more

Limited In-Person Instruction at Post-Secondary Schools Start July 1
Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 155, which will allow in-person clinical, lab, and hands-on programming at institutions of higher education to resume...read more

Indoor Portions of Malls Reopen June 29
Governor Murphy and Superintendent of the State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan today announced an Administrative Order which permits indoor portions of retail shopping malls to...read more

Virtual Literacy Programs
Somerset, Hunterdon Literacy Programs Offer Virtual Class Experience for Summer and Beyond   A new series of virtual literacy services is set to begin next...read more

COVID-19 Update from our Partners at Somerset County Dept. of Health
Includes latest Testing Site Info, Instructions on What to Do if you are Ill, and Exec. Orders on Reopenings: SCDOH Situation Update 20...read more

Governor Announced Increased Indoor & Outdoor Capacity Limits
Governor Phil Murphy has announced increased indoor and outdoor gathering capacity limits as COVID-19 cases in New Jersey continue to decline. Effective immediately, indoor gatherings...read more

Contact Tracing in Montgomery: What You Need to Know
By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Twp. Health Officer The term “contact tracing” has come into wide use in the United States this year, but to those...read more

New Green Infrastructure Approach to Stormwater Mgt.
Watch Video Presentation On June 2nd the Montgomery Township Environmental Commission hosted a stormwater management information session on Zoom, which is available for viewing. Sophie Glovier...read more

Landmarks Com. Mtg. June 24
Landmarks Commission Meeting Notice June 24, 2020 7:30 p.m.   Please take notice that the Montgomery Township Landmarks Commission regularly scheduled meeting will take place...read more

New Business Types Open, MHS Graduation, Juneteenth Video, COVID-19 Cases
New Business Types Open Today Adding to the reopen of retail stores last week, a number of new businesses are opening today, June 22 –...read more

Montgomery High School Virtual Commencement 6-19-20
The Montgomery Internet Radio Experience (MIRE) has shared a celebration of the Montgomery High School Class of 2020. (The MIRE  is the home of athletics at...read more

Outdoor Visits with Long-Term Care Residents Now Allowed
Residents of long-term care facilities will be able to have outdoor visits with loved ones in designated outdoor space starting Sunday, June 21—Father’s Day-- under...read more

County Clerk Launches ‘How to Vote by Mail’ Video
Accuracy Counts to Ensure Your Vote Is Counted in NJ’s First Mail-In Primary In preparation for the July 7, 2020 Democratic and Republican Primaries, Somerset...read more

Vote-by-Mail This Primary, July 7th
New - The Somerset County Clerks Office has added a new webpage explaining more about the July 7 Primary and Vote-by-Mail.  Go to: www.co.somerset.nj.us/2020Primary The...read more

MEMS' July 16 Blood Drive with social distancing
Montgomery EMS has announced a new blood drive on July 16 at their Squad Building.  (June 25th Blood Drive appointments are full): By appointment only...read more

Juneteenth Webinar to Explore Importance of Teaching Black History
Montgomery celebrates Juneteenth: A Conversation with the Honorable Craig A. Stanley on the Importance of Teaching Black History   Join the One Montgomery Committee's Montgomery...read more

Juneteeth Freedom Day: Township Proclamation
JUNETEENTH FREEDOM DAY WHEREAS, Our Country is made up of people from every nation on earth, who are declared equal not only in freedom but...read more

Girl Scout Video Shares Environmental/Energy-Saving Tips
Montgomery Girl Scout Troop 60826, as part of their Junior Journey, has created a very informative and helpful video with tips on simple actions anyone...read more

FILL IN THE GAP: Community Initiative Against Hunger
By Belle Mead Resident James Moore COVID 19 has impacted all of us in some way.   The shutdown of the US economy negatively impacted some...read more

Elks Craft & Vendor Show Saturday
Elks Craft and Vendor Show at Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 County Road #518, Skillman, NJ 08558, USA June 20, 2020 10AM to 4PM Social Distancing...read more

How has Montgomery Fared? Juneteenth Webinar; Vote-by-Mail Info; Summer Recreation; Covid-19 Case Report
Montgomery & COVID: An Assessment After Stage 1 By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Health Officer As New Jersey transitions from “Stage 1” to “Stage 2” in...read more

Free Covid-19 Testing 6/20 & 6/23
SATURDAY, JUNE 20th, 2020 & TUESDAY, JUNE 23rd, 2020 8 A.M.—12 P.M. WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY PARK 198 PRINCETON HIGHTSTOWN ROAD WEST WINDSOR, NJ 08550...read more

State issues Safety Guidance for Organized Outdoor Sports
The New Jersey Department of Health today issued guidance on COVID-19 health and safety protocols for outdoor organized sports activities which are set to resume as...read more

MFOS' Farmers Market Open Every Sat. 9-12
We've moved next door! New hours and location    WHERE: Village Shopper III, 1378 Route 206, Skillman, near Mooyahs Burgers WHEN: Saturdays, 9 am –...read more

Twp. Committee Virtual Meeting Thursday, 6-18
Thursday June 18th at 7 PM, the Montgomery Township Committee will meet via Zoom. This meeting will be broadcast live and on demand on the...read more

Rental Assistance Program for Residents Affected by Pandemic
Governor Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Oliver Announce Short-Term Rental Assistance Program to Help Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic Program Will Provide at least $100 Million...read more

Somerset County Reopens Dog Parks, Other Parks
Based on Governor Murphy’s recent Executive Order allowing an increase in the number of people permitted at outdoor gatherings and the lifting of the stay-at-home...read more

Container Facility Reopens 6-20, Vote-by-Mail Info, Census Reminder & 6-12 Covid-19 Case Report
CONTAINER FACILITY REOPENS 6-20, APPTS. REQUIRED, MORE DAYS ADDED Effective immediately, the Township Container Facility (mini-dump) will reopen under the following rules to ensure social...read more

State Health Dept. Guidelines on Public Pools & Bathing Facilities Released
Health and safety standards for municipal pools and private swim clubs set to reopen June 22 were issued by the New Jersey Department of Health....read more

Township Offers to Showcase Promotional Videos for Businesses
Montgomery Business Task Force calls for “MONTGOMERY TOGETHER” videos from Montgomery businesses Montgomery Township is working to help residents and businesses make the best of...read more

Process for Municipal Approval for Outdoor Dining and Outdoor Sales
Governor Murphy’s announcement that “Stage 2” of the Reopening Plan will begin on June 15 with the allowance of outdoor restaurant dining means that there...read more

Latest Orders Raise Indoor & Outdoor Group Limits, Open Pools 6/22, Open Most Outdoor Rec
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Orders Lifting Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings, Opening Pools Effective June 22, and Opening Additional Outdoor Recreational Businesses Governor Phil...read more

Operation Secure Shred June 13
Free Document Shredding for Residents Residents must comply with social distancing guidelines. Are your private documents piling up? Somerset County Freeholder Melonie Marano, public works...read more

Twp. Forum 6-09: Help for Businesses to Reopen Safely; Covid-19 Case Report
 MONTGOMERY TWP. BUSINESS FORUM JUNE 9 Montgomery Township will host a Business Forum on Tuesday, June 9 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm on Zoom. The...read more

MONTGOMERY MESSAGING & COVID-19 REPORT – FRI., JUNE 5
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE & POLICE CONDEMN ALL ACTS OF RACISM AND RACIST VIOLENCE, INCLUDING POLICE VIOLENCE, THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, AND CALLING FOR DIALOGUE, UNITY AND...read more

Montgomery Speaks Out Against Racism: A Virtual Gathering Via Zoom
Saturday, June 6th at 8pm with a Candle Lighting Ceremony at 8:46pm You are invited to join a community event to show your solidarity with...read more

Somerset Cty. to hold Interfaith Vigil Sunday for Justice & Peace
Please see flier below:   DOWNLOAD FLIER Interfaith Virtual Vigil for Justice and Peace Final Source: Somerset County Administration...read more

Small Business Emergency Assistance Grants - Apply Tuesday 9 AM
Please see below announcement of the NJ Economic Development Agency's Phase Two Small Business Emergency Assistance Grants. The portal for small businesses to apply for...read more

Most Recent Exec. Orders & Pending Reopening Info
Some recently signed orders from Governor Murphy include the following: Exec. Order # 150 - Outdoor Dining Protocols and Process to Expand Premises for Liquor...read more

County Bridge Work on Rt. 601 at Grandview: Completed, but RR Xing Work
6-19-20 SOMERSET COUNTY  UPDATE: County Bridge D0303 carrying Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road (CR 601) over Back Brook in Montgomery Township was reopened to all traffic Friday...read more

Saturday is TRAILS DAY
National Trails Day is Saturday June 6, and while Montgomery Twp. will miss hosting our annual Trails Day event in person this year, we encourage...read more

June 3 Announcements & Covid-19 Case Report
TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE VIRTUAL MEETING TOMORROW 6-04 Reports from Police Director & Health Officer Tomorrow night, Thursday June 4th at 7 PM, the Montgomery Township Committee will...read more

MONTGOMERY TWP. ANNOUNCES BUSINESS FORUM ON JUNE 9
Montgomery Township will host a Business Forum on Tuesday, June 9 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm on Zoom. The focus of the discussion will be...read more

Social Services Funding Impacted by Our Census Response
Did you know that $46 billion in federal social services funding is directed annually to NJ residents by U.S. Census numbers?  Two-thirds of that is...read more

CVS Offering Self-Swab Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing
CVS Health has expanded drive-thru coronavirus testing to 45 of its stores in New Jersey, in addition to 11 locations the company opened last month...read more

NJ Pandemic Short-Term Rental Assistance Program
A State COVID-19 Short Term Rental Assistance Program has been announced by the Department of Community Affairs, which will provide temporary rental assistance to low-...read more

June 1 Announcements & Covid-19 Report
Changes to Montgomery COVID-19 Communications With the slowing of case counts and Governor Murphy's announcement that progress against the COVID-19 crisis will permit New Jersey...read more

Somerset County June Recycling Schedule
First Saturday, E-waste & Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Events Residents are asked to adhere to social distancing guidelines at the events. First Saturday of the...read more

MEMS' June 6 Blood Drive with Social Distancing
Saturday, June 6th from 9 am to 2 pm at Princeton Elks Lodge, 354 Rt. 518, Skillman, NJ 08558. By appointment only (see below.) Social...read more

Household Hazardous Waste Day Sat. May 30
Residents must wear gloves and facial coverings. Have household hazardous waste accumulated in your home? Somerset County Freeholder Melonie Marano, recycling liaison, invites residents to...read more

Case Count 5-28, Be Kind to Your Mind, Biker/Walker Caution, Farmers Market Opens 6-06
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/28: NJ cases: 157,815 NJ deaths: 11,401 Somerset County cases: 4,522 Somerset County deaths: 410 Montgomery...read more

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Continues May 28, June 2 & 4
Hunterdon and Somerset County residents who are exhibiting symptoms are encouraged to get tested for the coronavirus. The test site at Raritan Valley Community College,...read more

Motor Vehicle Extends Driver's License, Registrations, Inspections
Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced additional extensions to driver license, registration, and inspection expiration dates...read more

Case Count 5-27, EMS: On Duty during COVID-19 & Blood Drive June 6, Please Give
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/27: NJ cases: 156,628 NJ deaths: 11,339 Somerset County cases: 4,505 Somerset County deaths: 408 Montgomery...read more

Drive-thru Medicine Drop-off Sat. May 30
Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo invites county residents to take advantage of the next Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off to safely dispose of unwanted or outdated...read more

Case Count 5-26, Day of Action, Bridge Projects, MontgomeryTogether Encourages Community
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/26: NJ cases: 155,764 NJ deaths: 11,191 Somerset County cases: 4,489 Somerset County deaths: 399 Montgomery...read more

Census Reminder: Call Those Who Count on You!
Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 27 is a Day of Action for the census in New Jersey. Please remember to ‘Call Those Who Count On You’ to...read more

Count 5-22, State Increases Outdoor Group Limits, Rec Summer Camps Canceled, Memorial Day Ceremony Mon.
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/22: NJ cases: 152,472 NJ deaths: 10,843 Somerset County cases: 4,390 Somerset County deaths: 387...read more

Take A Virtual Tour of Kindergarten Enrichment at Kid Connection!
Come tour the Kid Connection Kindergarten 2020-21 Program! See the classrooms and meet some of our warm and highly qualified teachers. We are located right...read more

STOP, MASK REQUIRED - Signs Available for Businesses
The Montgomery Township Health Dept. has created window/door  STOP, FACE COVERING REQUIRED signs which can be downloaded and  printed and used by any business, as...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-21, NJ Business Week, Mental Health Support Advice & Resources
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/21: NJ cases: 151,472 NJ deaths: 10,843 Somerset County cases: 4,390 Somerset County deaths: 387 Montgomery...read more

PSE&G Encourages Customers to Apply for Assistance
     PSE&G Encourages Eligible Customers to Apply for Assistance in Paying Utility Bills   (NEWARK, NJ – May 21, 2020) During these times of hardship,...read more

Final Paving of Rt. 206 Cruser Bridge Project Tonight
The New Jersey State DOT has announced that they are about to complete the Cruser Bridge Construction Project on Rt. 206 next to the Montgomery...read more

Exec. Order #147 - Outdoor Tennis Courts in Montgomery to Reopen Friday
In light of Governor Murphy's executive order #147, effective Friday May 22, public tennis courts within all Montgomery Township municipal parks will be open for...read more

Youth Leadership Somerset Accepting Applications Now for Fall
Empowering Youth to Lead with Purpose Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine, youth services liaison, invites county youth who are in grades nine through 12...read more

Case Count 5-20 & Mayor's Interview w/ Dr. Grayson
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/20: NJ cases: 150,399 NJ deaths: 10,747 Somerset County cases: 4,349 Somerset County deaths: 384 Montgomery...read more

Case Count 5-19, Public Tennis Court Rules, Online Memorial Day Video Premiere 5-25, Community Forum On-Demand
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/19: NJ cases: 49,013 NJ deaths: 10,586 Somerset County cases: 4,312 Somerset County deaths: 382...read more

Memorial Day Ceremony Premieres Online May 25
The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee is pre-recording a Memorial Day Ceremony video which will be posted online.  The video will include a narration of our...read more

Area Food Banks in Need of Donations
Rate of Food Insecurity Is Still Rising SOMERVILLE – Recently, Somerset County food banks have reported that the number of families who are food-unstable has...read more

About Tax Payments
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP'S ACCEPTED PAYMENT METHODS Currently, Montgomery Township is accepting property tax and sewer fee payments via: Mail – 2261 Rt. 206, Belle Mead, NJ...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-18, Community Forum Tonight, Memorial Day Observance 5/25, All Tennis Courts to Reopen
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/18: NJ cases: 148,039 NJ deaths:  10,435 Somerset County cases: 4,278 Somerset County deaths: 375 Montgomery...read more

Exec. Order #146 - Charter Fishing & Water Craft Rental Business
Executive Order 146 Charter Fishing Watercraft Rental Business Please follow these embedded links to see all gubernatorial EXECUTIVE ORDERS and all ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS from the State Office of Emergency...read more

Greater Mercer TMA News
RideProvide Delivers - New Home Delivery Service for Seniors in Collaboration with PSRC  Greater Mercer TMA and Ride Provide has partnered with the Princeton Senior...read more

Census Rule of Ten
Montgomery Township encourages you and your family to be counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.  The Census is safe, easy and important. The information you...read more

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Continues May 19 and May 21
Hunterdon and Somerset County residents who are exhibiting symptoms are encouraged to get tested for the coronavirus. The test site at Raritan Valley Community College,...read more

Executive Order #145 - Elective Surgeries May Be Performed May 26
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily press briefing on Friday that beginning on May 26, hospitals in the state will be able...read more

Case Count 5-15, Community Forum Monday, Grab n’ Go Continues
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/15: NJ cases: 143,905 NJ deaths:  10,138 Somerset County cases: 4,181 Somerset County deaths: 359 Montgomery...read more

Executive Order #143 - Beaches, Boardwalks, Waterfronts May Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place TRENTON -- Governor Phil Murphy...read more

Exec. Order #144 - Vote by Mail Ballot to Every Registered Voter
Governor Murphy  on May 15th signed Executive Order to protect the public health by mailing every registered voter a Vote By Mail Ballot or Application...read more

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COVID-19 COMMUNITY FORUM
Monday May 18 @ 7 PM Join us live on Monday May 18th from 7-8pm when Montgomery municipal leaders will address questions on the state...read more

Local Census Response Rates
HOW DOES MONTGOMERY COMPARE? The U.S. Constitution requires a complete count of all people living in the United States every ten years. 2020 is one...read more
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