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Saturday February 6, 2016


Somerset County Announces Open-Space Acquisition in Southern Franklin Township

A Dec. 21, 2015 closing was held on 149 acres of land being deeded to the Somerset County Open Space program by land owners William H. Stavola and Trap Rock Industries Inc.

Franklin Township has agreed to contribute 10 percent of the $4.25-million purchase price to the county. The property will remain in its natural state, with possible future trails being the only development.

“This was our most significant open-space acquisition in 2015,” said Freeholder Director... More

Harry Potter Night at the Mary Jacobs Library

Montgomery News Feature Story

Georgia and Viranka in "Anyone seen the wizard?" on Harry Potter Night. More photos on our Facebook page!.  Photo©Cliff Moore

George Washington’s 284th birthday at Rockingham

Come celebrate George Washington’s 284th birthday at Rockingham on Sunday, February 21st. While Washington will be present only in spirit (and in the form of a wonderful life-sized mannequin in an exactingly recreated uniform), visitors who tour his last wartime headquarters will learn... More

The Judgment of Paris

This year I am pretty busy attending wine events around the country that are celebrating the 40th anniversary of a wine tasting that took place in Paris. That event so many years ago has gone into history as the Judgment of Paris. It took place on May 24, 1976. An Englishman who had a wine shop... More

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Body Worn Cameras to be Implemented by Somerset County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano has announced the implementation of Body Worn Cameras for his officers at the Somerset County Sheriff’s... More

Letters to the Editor Feb 2016

To The Editor:
Over the holidays, as a Montgomery resident, you should have received a letter from the township describing the state of... More

Food For Thought - When worlds collide

Psychologists would agree that mentally healthy people have good "boundaries." Unlike the tangible perimeters of the physical realm,... More

Heifer Living Market Feb 24

Everyone is invited to join the community of St. Charles Borromeo Parish for their 6th Annual Heifer International Living Gift... More

Freeholders Commend Eagle Scout for Building Food Drive Bins

A Montgomery Township teenager has spruced up the “BOBO Fridays” food-collection bins at various libraries and the county... More

twine invites you to Coloring and Cocoa.

Saturday, February 6th, twine invites you to Coloring and Cocoa. If you haven't tried your hand at "adult coloring books" here's your... More

Jeanette Marie Krueger Muser 2016

Jeanette K. Muser of Rocky Hill, New Jersey passed away on January 25, 2016. She was born on November 16, 1940 in Vienna, Austria of American... More

Advisory: REMINDER: No parking on snow covered roads in the Township.

Parking Prohibited During Snow Emergency.

Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the streets or... More