Middlesex County

Colonia, Iselin Volunteer Fire Departments To Receive Federal Security Grant

WOODBRIDGE – Rep. Leonard Lance announced that two Woodbridge Township communities will each receive grant funds from the U.S. Homeland Security Department to purchase safety equipment for their volunteer fire departments. Woodbridge Township Mayor John McCormac, community leaders and local fire officials joined the New Jersey Republican in making the announcement.

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.