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At Least Six Times Since 2010, New Brunswick Failed to Declare a Required Water Boil Advisory

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Beginning today, the city is actively publicizing the "serious violations" at the water utility that "had the potential to expose the public to disease-causing microorganisms."

According to information in the official announcement, the city ignored state and federal laws and repeatedly failed to notify the public of potentially dangerous water.  For at least three years, water quality failed to meet federal and state standards and the public was not notified.

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Water Quality Coverups Could Cause Problems For Towns That Buy Water From New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Brian Levine, the mayor of Franklin Township is not happy with New Brunswick's Water Utility, which provides millions of gallons of water to his town's residents each and every day.

Levine said he was surprised that New Brunswick Mayor James Cahill never contacted him about major problems at the city's Water Utility, which serves residents in New Brunswick, Franklin, and Milltown.

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Women Aware Opens NJ’s First Permanent Affordable Housing For Domestic Violence Survivors

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Women Aware, the designated agency to support victims of domestic violence in Middlesex county, recently opened three apartment units created solely for survivors of domestic abuse.

There is a four-bedroom, three-bedroom, and two-bedroom unit within the same building near the city's downtown. The apartment complex took two years to build and furnish.

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Former Bristol-Myers-Squibb Executive Sentenced to 366 Days in Jail For Insider Trading

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On October 23, Robert Ramnarine, a former executive from Bristol-Meyer and Squibb was sentenced to 366 days in prison for insider trading.

Ramnarine had inside knowledge of his employer’s planned acquisition of Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc, a public company, along with other potential acquisitions such as ZymoGenetics and Pharmasset Inc.

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New Jersey Rock Trio Coming to Old Bay Tonight

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Tonight at The Old Bay restaurant, the Northern New Jersey blues and rock trio called Only Living Boy will be making a stop to rock New Brunswick. The music kicks off at 10pm at 61 Church Street.

Only Living Boy (OLB) is comprised of singer and guitarist Joe Cirotti, bassist Eric Curley, and drummer Trevor Newcomb.  Formed in 2008, the band has received accolades and positive reviews for their studio recordings and raw, unapologetic, and in-your-face live performances. 

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Suspended Water Official Gave $1,500+ to Local Politicians in Recent Years

UPDATE (11/25): This article has been updated to include donations made by Edward O'Rourke directly to Mayor James Cahill's campaign.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The man who has been blamed for a years-long cover-up of water quality violations has given more than $1,500 to support local politicians in New Brunswick, according to the Election Law Enforcement Commission's website.

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