NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The undefeated New Brunswick boys varsity soccer team has been destroying their opponents in the Greater Middlesex Conference white division.

Clicking on all cylinders, this team is solid in every aspect of the game, and halfway through the season, they have yet to lose.

Most recently, the Zebras defeated Sayreville by a score of 5-0 on September 29 to improve their record on the year to 9-0-0.

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MILLTOWN, NJ—Neil Raciti, a local government official who also serves in law enforcement, was charged with owning an illegal AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO).

The weapons charges came just four days after Raciti was charged with aggravated assault after an incident where he allegedly fractured someone's elbow.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–A $17.7 billion deal to sell Cablevision, the state’s second largest cable provider, may change service options and pricing for Hub City residents if the proposed transaction closes in the first half of next year.

The sale, if approved, will make Altice, a French telecommunications company, the fourth largest cable operator in the U.S. serving a total of 4.6 million customers in 19 states plus NJ.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Livingston Avenue is known for its many large and fancy mansions, many of which have been turned into professional offices, and for being a dangerous road for pedestrians.

For the most part, the avenue has four lanes of auto traffic, and two more lanes for parked cars.  Sidewalks on either side are wide, but crossing the street can be difficult because it's 60 feet from curb to curb.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ–The Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS) has announced there is a shortage of stored food, in the hopes of sparking donations.

The County Food Bank’s Warehouse Manager Tom Ellison confirmed there are just ten large containers of food left in the agency's new facility.

MCFOODS, a program of the Middlesex County Improvment Authority (MCIA), recently relocated its headquarters to East Brunswick from New Brunswick.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Standard & Poor’s ratings agency issued another downgrade to Rutgers University's credit, citing drained financial resources which came as a result of the Rutgers-UMDNJ merger. 

The agency also lowered Rutger's long-term bond and debt ratings one notch from AA- to A+. Among other downgraded ratings were the commercial paper rating, which went from A-1 to A-1+.

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