NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Water and sewer rates were abruptly jacked up this summer, and they are going to increase again three more times in as many years, thanks to a pair of ordinances adopted by the New Brunswick City Council.

At their June 21 meeting, the Council voted unanimously to raise water and sewer rates for customers of the New Brunswick Water Utility.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ–J.C. Penney is opening toy shops inside all its stores and doubling the assortment available online, the retailer said recently.

The shops, which will appear adjacent to the Disney Collection inside Penney locations, will display toys for kids of all ages including dolls, action figures, racing cars, arts and crafts, board games, plushes and learning sets from brands such as Hasbro, Mattel, Playmobil, and Fisher Price, for instance, said Penney.

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