SAYREVILLE, NJ—Local elections were a mixed bag in Middlesex County, with an array of blowouts, dozens of seats going uncontested, but also many close races and even some votes that are still too close to call. Thirteen of the 25 towns in Middlesex County held Mayoral elections on November 5.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A state grand jury indicted a suspended Water Utility employee and two Hub City landlords on September 16. It’s just the latest big news that authorities have been keeping under wraps as their widening investigation into a half-million dollar city government scheme continues. The indictments accuse the suspended
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Jorge “George” Arriaga became the first Latino Deputy Chief in the New Brunswick Fire Department (NBFD) in a ceremony on September 12. Mayor Jim Cahill made the promotion official, along with several others, before a packed crowd in City Hall. Fire brass from East Orange, Passaic, Perth Amboy,
EDISON, NJ—In a special referendum election, voters in Edison overwhelmingly approved a citizen-initiated ordinance to protect their water and sewer utilities from further privatization. More than four out of five voters approved the new law that will effectively prevent a massive privatization scheme targeting the Township’s sewer system, and much
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—At a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new school, Governor Phil Murphy made sure to praise both the current and former Mayor of the Hub City. Murphy, a staunch supporter of Mayor Jim Cahill, was introducing the eight-term Mayor when he felt the need to express his support for