TRENTON, NJ–Bob Smith, one of New Brunswick’s elected representatives, ordered State Troopers to arrest members of the public who clapped and cheered at a public hearing of one his committees on November 18. Governor Phil Murphy criticized the committee for its decision to have one activist in particular removed fromContinue Reading

PISCATAWAY, NJ–The 360-acre ecological preserve at Rutgers University has been closed after a student was attacked by a coyote in the early morning hours of November 14. The community was alerted to the Livingston campus incident in the afternoon, when the Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) issued the first ofContinue Reading

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 suspendedContinue Reading

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,Continue Reading

For the benefit of our readers, New Brunswick Today will be consistently updating a list of incidents and occurrences in the city, including emergencies, reported crimes, police investigations, and other public safety developments, including grand jury indictments and significant criminal cases. The following information is based on various records obtainedContinue Reading