Middlesex County

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2015

Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2015, foreign films, American independent features, experimental and short subjects, revivals and documentaries. Through March 1. $8 to $10. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, 71 Hamilton Street. njfilmfest.com; 848-932-8482. New Jersey has only one…

Winter Weather advisory in effect

A developing coastal storm will bring a variety of weather hazards to the eastern United States, including New Jersey. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain which is in effect…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Acting chief takes helm

Mayor Wilda Diaz appointed Captain Larry Cattano as acting deputy chief of police in command of all department operations. Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz is off duty pending the result of criminal charges alleging that he robbed taxpayers by having city…