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Tuesday September 30, 2014



SOMERVILLE, N.J. - Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives Timothy Fitzgerald and Montgomery Township Police Director Robert Palmer announce that the investigation regarding this mornings Montgomery Township residential fatal fire is continuing.

Prosecutor Soriano states that at approximately 6:13 a.m. Montgomery Township Police along with Montgomery Township fire personnel responded to a working residential... More

Two dead in Skillman fire

Montgomery News Feature Story

A smoky house fire caused the death of John & Joyce Sheridan in their Meadow Run home on Sept. 29. Police are investigating the cause. Photo©Cliff Moore

RVCC Children’s Programs Set for Teachers’ Convention


Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) will offer daytime classes for school-age children during the Teachers’ Convention break in November. The following classes will be offered at the College’s Branchburg Campus:


Wearable Art: Using... More

Overnight paving Rt 601

Beginning tonight 9/29 through Friday 10/3, between the hours of 8:00 pm and 6:00 am, Rt. 601 will be open to southbound traffic only from Rt. 206 to Grandview Rd. for paving.... More

More Featured News Stories

Rare Exhibit of 1920s Murder Trial Evidence to be Unveiled in Jury Assembly Room

SOMERVILLE – In the 1920s, a grisly double murder led to a sensational real-life courtroom drama that became Somerset County’s... More

Advisory: Downtown Update - Rocky Hill

Sidewalk construction will be completed in the next few weeks. Until then sporadic lane closures may occur. In addition, until October 3 there... More

Drop Off Unwanted Medicines Sept 27 at Sheriff’s Office

SOMERVILLE - Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano is pleased to announce the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a... More

New Web Poll at Montynews.com

Our last poll let the voters decide on what they loathe more: Congress as we know it, Comcast, or the Taliban, and the 57 web voters have spoken:... More

September Sports Roundup - October 2014

Coming into the 2014-2015 school year, MHS athletic teams had high expectations. So what have the nine fall varsity teams done in the first month?... More

Dutchtown Zion Rd Closed 9/22

 repaving, open only for local... More

Police Blotter - October 2014

A police stop on Aug. 25 at 5:17 pm on Rt. 533 southbound for erratic driving ended in the arrest of a 63-year-old Princeton man for DWI. After... More

Report from Rocky Hill - October 2014

Finally, Rocky Hill has a candidate running for the School Board, Christine Witt, who is also the Assistant Borough Clerk. The Borough has not... More