Middlesex County

Authorities Bust Major Marijuana Ring

MONROE — Six houses in opulent neighborhoods were converted to high-tech marijuana factories, where authorities seized more than 115 pounds of pot and 3,370 growing plants worth a combined $10 million — New Jersey’s largest marijuana seizure ever, according to a report from the Cliffview Pilot.

Community Calendar

Book Sale • March 12 & 13 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – The Friends of the Cranford Public Library will hold a used book sale in the cellar of the library, located at 224 Walnut Ave. Most prices range from 25 cents to $6. For info, call 908-709-7281.

NJ Urban Public Schools Exhibit Kid Talent

PERTH AMBOY—Education Law Center (ELC), a nonprofit organization advocating on behalf of New Jersey’s public school children for access to an equal and adequate education, celebrates the 12th anniversary of “Kids in Concert” on March 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Long Branch High School.