MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The following candidates filed to run for their local school boards in this year’s election on April 27:
CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman spoke of the challenges created by the economy and state finances during his annual state of the borough address on Tuesday.
Nobody likes being nagged, but I’m going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time – or at least request a filing extension.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force is investigating the discovery of a partially decomposed body that was found Monday afternoon near Pine Street and Front Street in Elizabeth, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel approved a measure that would increase penalties for using cell phones while driving on Monday.
NEWARK – The State Division of Consumer Affairs received nearly 14,000 complaints from consumers last year, with the high-cost categories of motor vehicles and home improvements each generating more than 10 percent of the total complaints.
TRENTON – With no top prizewinner for several weeks, the Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $127 million for Saturday’s drawing.
FANWOOD – Borough police will be the first in the state to use a new respiratory mask that is designed to provide protection against viruses, bacteria, mold spores, smoke, smog and dust.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet tonight, with the public session scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Clark Council Chambers at 315 Westfield Avenue. An executive session is scheduled at 5 p.m. in the high school’s media center.