STATE – Municipalities found out how much regular state aid they could expect under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal yesterday.
TRENTON – Yesterday, an Assembly committee advanced five bills to reform taxpayer-funded pensions and benefits for public workers.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A Piscataway police sergeant pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of stealing $2,671.25 after submitting false vouchers to collect overtime he never worked, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced an upcoming traffic shift on Route 1 over the Millstone River in West Windsor and Plainsboro in connection with an ongoing bridge replacement project.
TRENTON— An ongoing project to create connections between I-78 and the Garden State Parkway at Interchange 142 will require a shift of I-78 eastbound local traffic and the closure of an eastbound local lane starting Friday night, March 19 and continuing for several months.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service issued its 2010 “dirty dozen” list of tax scams, including schemes involving return preparer fraud, hiding income offshore and phishing.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—To help promote a love of reading in school-aged children in New Jersey, Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin participated in “National Read Across America Day.”
NEWARK – As residents recover from this weekend’s flooding and wind storm, Attorney General Paula T. Dow cautioned consumers to beware of price gouging and home repair work offered by unregistered contractors.
CLARK—Barnes & Noble is sponsoring a book fair on Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20, at their Clark store located at 1180 Raritan Road, to support Literacy Volunteers of Union County.
MOUNTAINSIDE – With the April 15 tax deadline approaching, here are five tips for New Jersey taxpayers from the Internal Revenue Service that will help the tax filing process run smoother than ever this year.
TRENTON—New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Bob Martin has approved the New Jersey Fish and Game Council’s 2010 Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will hold an Easter egg hunt at the thrift store from Tuesday, March 23, through Saturday, April 3.
ELIZABETH—The Elizabeth Bicycle Committee is putting the finishing touches on the 7th Annual Tour de Elizabeth, scheduled for Sunday, May 23.