EDISON—The finals of the New Jersey Science Olympiad were held at Middlesex County College on March 16. The Olympiad is a science competition designed to stimulate interest in science and technology.
STATE – Local school districts found out just how much state aid they would lose under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal on Thursday. Some suburban districts would see their aid eliminated entirely, while urban districts stand to be the biggest losers in pure dollar value.
CARTERET—Mayor Reiman joined with Councilman and Parks Commissioner Vinny Bellino today to announce that certain public services, including those involving tree removal following this recent storm event, will be extended to residents during declared states of emergency.
TRENTON—The Department of Environmental Protection temporarily closed to shellfish harvesting about 27,800 acres of Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook Bay, the Navesink River and the Shrewsbury River to protect public health from the adverse water-quality effects of last weekend’s nor’easter.
EDISON—Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County recently announced that caregivers now have another resource for assistance with the responsibilities for their loved ones.
CAMDEN—A former New Brunswick official was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for attempting to hire a hit man to murder his wife, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CARTERET—Borough officials have announced that a contract to lease a portion of the municipal finance building will be awarded to Investors Savings Bank. According to the pending agreement, Carteret will receive $30,000 a year in lease payments from the corporate…
CARTERET – Last week, the borough signed a redevelopment agreement with energy company Kinder Morgan that is expected to create $30.2 million in tax revenue over the next 30 years.
WOODBRIDGE – Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian hit and run motor vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday, March 13, on Route 1 South in Avenel.
NEWARK—Eight men throughout Middlesex County will face multiple counts of the federal charge of interference with interstate commerce by threats or violence in connection with a series of armed robberies in businesses and private residences in Middlesex County and elsewhere, authorities said Monday.