News & Events


New Round of Electricity Savings via MCEA Program!
This Spring Montgomery Township solicited proposals and selected an electrical energy supplier for all aggregated residential accounts with PSE&G for a 15 month period of...read more

Third Area of Town Receiving Recycling Totes
NEW TOTES DROPPED APRIL 26th FOR USE WITH MAY 10th PICKUP Somerset County Recycling Division is implementing new Curbside Recycling practice and equipment.  This new...read more

Five Simple Recycling Tips for Earth Day
Plus Big Recycling Opportunity May 5th at Earth Day Fair Each year when we celebrate Earth Day, being environmentally-friendly comes to the forefront of everyone’s...read more

Run with Rotary & Earth Day Fair May 5th
@ SKILLMAN PARK with Run with Rotary Save the date for RUN WITH ROTARY 5k Run and 1-mile Ramble event on May 5 in Skillman...read more

Its Bowtie Thursday every Thursday!
Montgomery Recreation has started a new Thursday tradition.  See article below and this video of Assistant Recreation Director John Groeger explaining why its catching on...read more

Montgomery Police: Safety of our Special Needs Community, April 30th
If you have a child or family member who has Autism, Dementia, Mental Health concerns or any Special Needs, please come out to the Otto...read more

Cherry Hill Road Daily Closure 9AM-3PM
Cherry Hill Road and its intersection with Cherry Valley Road are closed from 9 AM to 3 PM daily for storm sewer installation. This work...read more

Quarterly Property Taxes Due May 1
Dear Residents, Hope the Spring is treating you well. This is just a reminder that your 2nd quarter 2019 property taxes are due on 5/01/2019...read more

Proposed Somerset County 2019 Budget
Preserves Essential Services SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has introduced a proposed county budget for 2019 that preserves needed services for...read more

MAY IN MONTGOMERY (5/11) - May 4th Deadline to Join the Tour!
FARMS TOUR & FARM-TO-TABLE LUNCHEON SATURDAY, MAY 11 Get an insiders’ tour of Montgomery farms, feast on sumptuous local fare in a revitalized barn setting,...read more

Public Comment Due Friday 4/26: Walk, Bike, Hike Study
Keeping Vibrant Communities Connected and Informed Residents are reminded to submit their input about the Walk, Bike, Hike Somerset County: Connecting Vibrant Communities plan. Residents...read more

Poll Workers Needed
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

Me and My Montgomery Tree: Watch Amazing Video!
Students who planted tree seedlings handed out annually by the Montgomery Township Shade Tree Committee since 1987 shared photos of themselves with their trees.  Shade...read more

Twp. Clerk Honored
At their April 18th meeting, Mayor Sadaf Jaffer (left) and the Township Committee approved a resolution on the 50th Year of  Municipal Clerks Week, May...read more

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults
REGISTRATION HAS BEEN CLOSED For 4/29 - 5/01.  THE CLASS IS FULL, But .... See this flier for other May dates in nearby locations for...read more

Public Water Treatment Returns to Routine
On Monday, April 22, 2019  New Jersey American Water is schedule to resume routine  water treatment process at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Surface Water...read more

Memorial Day Service Mon, May 27
A Memorial Day Service will take place on Monday, May 27th at the Montgomery Veterans Memorial, located next to the upper parking lot area of...read more

MONTGOMERY NAMED #1 FAMILY FRIENDLY TOWN IN NJ
Montgomery Mayor Sadaf Jaffer and the Montgomery Township Committee are pleased to share that NJ Families Magazine has selected Montgomery Township as the #1 Family...read more

Twp Committee Honors Nat'l Champ Cheerleader Team
On March 21st the Montgomery Township Committee honored the Montgomery Wildcats Pop Warner Cheerleaders, who were crowned National Champions on December 5, 2018 at Walt...read more

Stream Clean-up Thank You!
A big thank you to volunteers who came out April 6th to keep the stream bank clean and clear at Montgomery Veterans Park. Pictured (L...read more

Arbor Day Celebration '19
Top: Mayor Jaffer shows her appreciation for one of the new white fringe tree plantings.       Bottom: Admiring one of the fringe tree saplings...read more

Montgomery Receives $57.5k Grant for EMS from Investors Bank
Grant Supports a First Responder Vehicle and Power-Lift Stretchers for Ambulances Montgomery Township is receiving another round of grant monies totaling $57,500 from Investors Bank...read more

Community Project Ideas Sought!
Deadline is April 30 Members of the Leadership Somerset Class of 2018 worked with Safe + Sound, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering survivors of...read more

Home Oil Tank Leak East of Great Rd.: Ongoing Clean-up includes Brook
Yesterday evening (4/8/19) Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company #2, Montgomery Twp. Police Dept. and Somerset County Haz Mat responded to a complaint of fuel oil odor...read more

Hometown Show April 26 to Raise Money for First Responders
The Montgomery News presents toth in concert at Thomas Sweet Cafe in the Montgomery Shopping Center (by Montgomery Cinemas and ShopRite).  Rocky Hill's own toth...read more

Orchard Rd. Bridge Work Postponed
The start of the Bridge E0203 Orchard Road project is delayed and updates will be posted before the project’s road closure will commence.  Please see...read more

Franklin Electric Vehicle Event April 23
Franklin's Green Team is holding an Drive Electric Earth Day Tuesday, 4/23/2019, 5:30 - 8:00 PM at Franklin Twp Municipal Complex at DeMott Lane. Please...read more

2019 Free Document Shred Schedule Announced
NEXT DATE APRIL 27 Somerset County offers all residents a free document-shredding program at various locations around the county. Shredding events are held on 10...read more

SUMMER DEBATE CAMP
Sponsored by Princeton High School Speech & Debate Team Grades 7-9 Session I: 8/12 to 8/16; Session II: 8/19 to 8/23 $120/session Sign-up Form: www.tinyurl.com/PHSDebateCamp2019...read more

BLUE POMEGRANATE MUSIC & ART SHOW APRIL 25
At the April Blue Pomegranate Music and Art Show, Hopewell Township artist Lynn Ebeling, who paints mainly with oils, and pays particular attention to the...read more

Hollow Road Bridge Now Open
Hollow Road (between Grandview Road and Camp Meeting Avenue) in Montgomery is now OPEN County Bridge No. C0302 Hollow Road in Montgomery was opened to...read more

MONTGOMERY NAMED A 10-YEAR SUSTAINABILITY HERO
Montgomery Township was recently named a “Sustainability Hero,” one of only fourteen towns in New Jersey to have earned Sustainable Jersey Certification for the 10...read more

Stories That Sing May 19
The Raritan Valley Choral Society, now in its 29th season, presents its Spring concert Stories that Sing. Sunday afternoon May 19, 2019 at 3 pm, St....read more

IMPAQ/Maher Ed Fund Grant Aids Job Training
The grant was awarded to the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board to help fund sustainable career paths in Hunterdon and Somerset counties Kaleb Wegner is...read more

Cinco de Mayo Womens Charity Gala May 3
Monty SACF presents: 3RD ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO Friday May 3rd 7:00 PM @ Cherry Valley Country Club Hobler House Dance and Shop our Exclusive...read more

Montgomery Senior Center April Activities
MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER 356 Skillman Road Skillman, NJ 08558 (609) 466-0846 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Pool Table – Available...read more

Final Winter Farmers' Market Sat. April 27
Local Products at MFOS' (Inside) Winter Market Seasonal organic produce and meats.  Specialty foods and items. Hearty soups, vibrant organic tomato sauces and succulent meats....read more

Public Water System Flushing Mar. 26 - April 15
New Jersey American Water is flushing its water distribution system in Montgomery from March 26th to April 15th for testing to ensure that our customers...read more

2019 Sewer Utility Bills - Due Dates Announced
To All Montgomery Township Sewer Utility Users: Please be advised, the 2019 Sewer Tax bills will be mailed on approximately 4/5/19. The first half year...read more

Spotlight on Local African American History
Photo Caption: Montgomery Mayor Sadaf Jaffer  (standing, center) and author Elaine Buck (right) joined the audience to watch "The History of the Slave Trade in...read more

Grief Share Wednesdays
Recurring event, every Wednesday night through April 17 (currently), from 7-9 at Montgomery Evangelical Free Church, 246 Belle Mead-Griggstown Road, Belle Mead, NJ 08502. Has...read more

April Recycling & E-Waste Drop-off Dates
First Saturday of the Month Recycling Drop-off in Bridgewater April 6 (Scroll down for E-Waste Dates & Info) The next First Saturday of the  Month...read more

Family Mornings at the Waldorf School 3-14 & 4-04
March 14 and April 4 8:45—10:00 a.m.  “Drop in and play with us!”  Spend the morning in one of our light-filled classrooms, meet other families,...read more

Fireworks Sponsorship Invite to Businesses
FIREWORKS 2019 FUNDRAISING AND PLANNING Promotional Opportunity for Businesses We are once again in the process of raising funds for Montgomery Township's 2019 Independence Day...read more

Montgomery Ranked Among Safest Cities in the Nation
SafeWise has announced the release of its fifth Annual 100 Safest Cities in America Report for 2019 and Montgomery has once again made the list....read more

Comedy for a Cause - April 27 @ Elks
Princeton Elks Presents Comedy for a Cause. Raising funds for Princeton Elks Charitable Trust. Must be 21 to enter. Amazing Comedians from Sarcasm Comedy -...read more

Spring Twp. Newsletters Posted
Please go to the Newsletters webpage (also found under News & Events in top menu) to view both the Municipal/Community Newsletter and the Recreation Dept....read more

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

Volunteers Sought at Senior Centers
Give a Few Hours of Time and Make an Impact Forever Somerset County-operated senior centers are seeking volunteers at the three following locations: Montgomery Senior...read more

Habitat for Humanity Home Repair & Modification Program
The Home Repair and Modification Program is a program that serves low income, veteran, disabled or senior homeowners in need of basic home repairs or...read more

Mayor Kicks off EMS Fund Drive
Standing with Mayor Sadaf Jaffer as she gives MEMS her check to kick off their annual fund drive are (l to r): Michael Pitts, Township,...read more

EMS Blood Drive March 9
PLEASE GIVE! Montgomery EMS (MEMS) is hosting a Community Blood Drive on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Montgomery...read more

Independence Day Fireworks June 27, 2019
Mark your calendars for Thurs., June 27 for the 2019 Montgomery fireworks! (Rain date is Friday, June 28th). This event is once again funded by...read more

Somerset County's New Recycling Totes Upgrade
SECOND AREA RECEIVED NEW TOTES JANUARY 18th Somerset County Recycling Division has implemented a new Curbside Recycling practice and equipment to two sections of Montgomery...read more

Girls Flag Football Clinic
Girls Clinic Source: Montgomery Flag Football...read more

Montgomery Flag Football
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Take the Somerset County Parks Survey
Note: Skillman Park in Montgomery Township is a Somerset County Park.  The Sourland Mountain Preserve with entrance on East Mountain Road just north of Montgomery...read more

Library Preserving Veterans' Momentos
SCLSNJ Partners with Rolling Thunder to Help Preserve Veteran Memories (Somerset County, NJ: February 21, 2019) The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey partnered...read more

Spring Wildflower Walk 5/5
May 5   1 p.m. What:  Spring Wildflowers Where:  Cherry Valley Co-op Lead:  Sarah Roberts April showers bring May flowers the saying goes.  As the weather...read more

Tree Work Planned Along These Roadways
UPDATE 2/20/19 - PSE&G has informed the Township that they will be conducting tree removal along Route 518, between Route 601 and Route 206.  The...read more

Spring Canal Walks
Saturday, March 9 - 10:00 a.m. 5 m Walk – Kingston to Griggstown Causeway (MP). Discover the area’s mining resources, canal villages, a lock and...read more

Growing a Vegetable Garden - March 8 Class
Rutgers Master Gardener Program of Somerset County Do you want to turn a sunny patch of your lawn into a place to grow vegetables? On...read more

Police Seek Public's Help with I.D.
Early Morning Burglar? The Montgomery Township Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in identifying the male pictured in the photo at right. He...read more

Montgomery & Other Senior Centers Closed Feb. 12
The following senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 12, in anticipation of inclement...read 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, 2019....read more

Police release videos of person wanted in burglaries
Montgomery Twp. Police Dept. Press Release Date: 1/25/19 The Montgomery Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the actor in an attempted...read more

Montgomery Senior Center Feb. Events
MONTGOMERY SENIOR CENTER 356 Skillman Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558 (609) 466-0846 Open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   ONGOING ACTIVITIES (SPECIFIC DATE...read 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 their...read more

Hoops for Hope Girls Basketball Games Feb. 7
Raise Awareness and Funds to Fight Breast Cancer Join the Montgomery High School Girls Basketball Team on Thursday February 7th for their annual Hoops for...read more

Veterans Tribute B-ball Game Rescheduled to 1/26
All Veterans and Veteran Supporters are invited to this annual event! Montgomery Basketball Game vs. Warren Hills Montgomery High School Gymnasium Saturday January 26, 1:00...read 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, 2019...read more

Ballpark Box Seats available to Community Groups
Enter a Drawing and Score Tickets Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine invites Somerset County nonprofit and community organizations to enter the annual TD Bank Ballpark...read 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’s...read more

Cherry Valley Rd. Open from Cherry Hill to Province Line Rd.
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 and...read 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 application...read 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 slam...read 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 by...read 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 at...read more

Intercultural Holiday Celebration January 28
MON., JAN. 28th at 6:30 PM The holidays aren't over just yet! For their January event, Montgomery Mosaic has announced an Intercultural Holiday Celebration on...read 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 continued...read more

DISCARDED CHRISTMAS TREE PICK-UP OR DROP-OFF
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 your...read 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 our...read 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 our...read 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 known...read more

Wreaths Across America Photos
FULL GOOGLE PHOTO ALBUM OF EVENT bit.ly/MontyWAA   What an amazing event and honor on 12-12-18 for Montgomery to host the "Wreaths Across America" Convoy...read 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 about...read 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. The...read 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 Montgomery...read 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 through...read 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 - we...read more

Recreation Newsletter Now Available
EXCITING WINTER CLASSES AND EVENTS!! Go to: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/news-events/qtrly-newsletter/ to Download Rec Winter 18-19 newsletter Source: Montgomery Recreation...read 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 fortunate....read 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 Mercer...read 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 holiday...read 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 to...read 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: bit.ly/MontyVets...read 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?...read more

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