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Clam Rustling in Rocky Hill

 On the morning of June 21, a dog walker spotted two large full bags on tiny, freshwater clams (about 15 pounds each) and a bag containing waders just off the pathway in the Greenacres. There were no people around. The materiels weren't there when he when in, and they were only spotted as he was leaving. On July 1 at roughly the same time, they were back, this time in an SUV with NY plates. Theyt were spotted again a few days later. 

Any clams pulled out of the Millstone... More

Rocky Hill Clam Rustlers

Montgomery News Feature Story

Clam rustlers harvest of freshwater clams from the Millstone River behind Rocky Hill. Photo©Cliff Moore 

Happy Summer!

 We at the Montgomery News are on vacation until August. We'll be checking emails from time to time during July. When we return, we'll be ready to work on the September issue . Best wishes to all and have a great... More

Statement of Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker on Budget Impasse and Government Shutdown:

(Skillman, NJ) -- On Sunday, July 2nd, Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker released the following statement about the current budget impasse and resulting government shutdown:

"Disagreements in politics are inevitable, but the disagreements over this budget were not good faith disputes over... More

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NJ Ban on Exploding Fireworks Use

Sparklers & Some Novelties Now Allowed, Please Use Caution
Dear Resident -

Last night residents enjoyed a night of... More

Letters to the Editor July/August 2017

To the Editor:
Many thanks for your delightful police blotter. We do not live in Montgomery but look forward to each installment with great... More

Republican David Cheskis to Run for Montgomery Township Committee

Community leader and first-time candidate replaces
retiring incumbent Rich Smith on the GOP ticket

Montgomery, June 28, 2017 –... More

Police Blotter May – June 2017

"Consider the fine line between humor and horror. Its stops being funny when it starts being you." – Stephen King.

On... More


The 2017 Montgomery Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks will be held this Thursday at Montgomery High School, 1014 Rt. 601, Skillman.... More

SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals is pleased to announce that Heather L. Achenbach has been named the new Executive... More

UMS Student to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Margot Hutter, a student at Montgomery Upper Middle School, has been selected for the 2017 Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie... More

MTPD Promotes 2 to Sergeant

The Montgomery Township Police Department (MTPD) recently promoted Officers Brian Hofacker and Jason Larsen to the position of Sergeant. The new... More