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On Election Day Voters to Decide on Next Mayor of New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On Tuesday, November 6th, the power to determine the future will go to the people of the nation as ballots are cast in the much-anticipated midterm elections all across the country.

Here in New Brunswick, mayoral candidate Charlie Kratovil is attempting a historic upset in a short, dedicated campaign – making his case and appealing to the public about a need for change in city government.

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Candidate for Mayor Introduces Proposal for Public Transit Improvements

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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Lead Found in Water at Four New Brunswick Schools This Summer

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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Admonished by Senate, Embattled Menendez Fights For Survival

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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School System Breaks Promise to Come Clean on Water Testing

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.