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City Government

Absent a Process to Fund Public Art, Cahill Steers $10K to Proposed Monument
Civil War Statue
The Heldrich Hotel is adjacent to Monument Square, a small city park that is home to a statue honoring veterans of the Civil War Charlie Kratovil

Shinichi Higashimura, Mayor of Fukui, Japan, Will Visit the Hub City October 8-11
Shinichi Higashimura
Shinichi Higashimura, Mayor of Fukui, Japan, is visiting New Brunswick and speaking about jobs at the Hyatt. City of Fukui

Governor Will Join in Celebration of New $295M Privatized Rutgers Development
UMDNJ Merger Bill Signing
Mayor Jim Cahill (left) shakes hands with Governor Chris Christie at a bill signing ceremony at the Rutgers Student Center. YouTube

Planning Board Voted Unanimously For DEVCO's Privatized Student Housing Plan
A huge new privatized apartment building for Rutgers students is on the Planning Board's agenda tonight for final approval. DEVCO

Mario Vargas Remains on Boards For NJ School Development Authority & Robert Wood Johnson Univ. Hospital
Mario Vargas
Mario Vargas quietly resigned as the Executive Director of the Puerto Rican Action Board on August 5. Robert Wood Johnson Univ. Hospital

Construction Begins on New $84 Million, 16-Story Privatized Dormitory Building
RU Hungry Towed Away
The final grease truck is towed out of Lot 8 Friday morning. The trucks will be repaired and dispatched to separate locations. Charlie Kratovil

Some May Secure New Spaces on Senior Street, Others May Never Return to Hub City
Grease Trucks
The city's famous grease trucks will vacate their longtime home in a College Ave. parking lot on August 15. Charlie Kratovil

Fireworks, Live Reading of Declaration, Free Film Screening and More in New Brunswick on Sunday July 7!
A free screening of 1776 will be shown at the State Theatre. State Theatre

Instead, Lawmakers Pass Nonbinding Resolution That "Discourages" Smoking in Parks
Rebecca Escobar
City Council President Rebecca Escobar leads the Council meetings and often speaks for her colleagues on the five-member council Charlie Kratovil

University Officials Say Building's Formal Affiliation With Rutgers Will End After Next School Year
Rockoff Hall
Rockoff Hall, a 186-unit dormitory in the heart of downtown will continue under new owners without Rutgers official involvement. Rutgers University