NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Court Tavern hasn't changed much over the years, but it sure is changing quick now.

Last Thursday, a worker was spotted taking down the bar's signage.

As owner Mike Barrood prepares to re-open the historic rock club and dive bar, he and his workers are spending more and more time fixing up the establishment.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Residents have fought for bike lanes in New Brunswick for decades, but to no avail.

That could all change very soon, as City Council passed a resolution at their July 18 meeting authorizing the city's engineering department to move forward with the installation of the first lanes in the city's history.

City Engineer Tom Guldin said the lanes will probably be ready for use by late October if all goes according to plan.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The city's police force had seven extra sets of eyes and ears in the crowd at this year's fireworks celebration, as auxiliary police worked for the first time in over a decade.

Auxiliary police get free training from the Middlesex County Police Academy, do not carry guns, and are unpaid volunteers who give a minimum of 110 hours per year.

Lt. JT Miller said, "It is our intention to use the auxiliary for events."

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) is calling for volunteers and bicycling enthusiasts to cycle for their 8th Annual "Century for the Cure" ride.

The city-based CINJ holds this event with one goal in mind: to find a cure for cancer.  Registration is now open for this year's September 8 ride.

The race will start at at Camp Riverbend in Warren Township and offer a variety of courses trailing through the scenic back roads of central New Jersey.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A recently released audiotape of a June 2009 telephone call to local police reveals the shock and confusion caused when a worker at a New Brunswick apartment complex stumbled upon a secret spy office in one of the units.

The apartment was rented by an undercover New York City police officer under a fake name, where it was used to aid undercover officers from the NYPD working in a far-flung surveillance operation that spied on muslims at Rutgers University and across the Northeast.

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