NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city of New Brunswick has long been known as a major transportation hub for the region. It’s no surprise then, that the official nickname is “Hub City”. With its proximity to New York City as well as being a key rail destination, a home for a major university and the seat of Middlesex County government – New Brunswick has been growing at a record pace in recent years thereby putting a heavy strain on local transit options.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—While school officials were busy celebrating the re-opening of an elementary school, they were also breaking their promise to release a report that showed the drinking water there had contained excessive levels of lead just two months earlier.

Instead, the New Brunswick school district kept the disturbing test results a secret, referring to them as "very good" and "really good," while refusing to discuss the specifics at their August 21 school board meeting.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—One of New Jersey's two US Senators, Bob Menendez, was admonished by his colleagues for ethics violations on April 26, but then went on to win his party's primary election less than six weeks later.

Menendez prevailed in the June 5 Democratic Party contest, but many observers were surprised that his sole opponent received such a large portion of the vote.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—For years, a movement has been growing across the state to change the law and allow undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses.

Let’s Drive New Jersey, a coalition that brings together nearly fifty community, faith, labor, social service and advocacy organizations has grown into a powerful force behind the proposal.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Officials in charge of the city's school system have failed to publicize the results of water testing that was conducted in New Brunswick public schools this year.

The most recent information available on the district's website is more than a year old, despite claims that the district would have updated information made available before the school year began.

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