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Posted inBusiness & Labor, Education, Healthcare, Sports

These 49 Rutgers Employees Are Paid More Than The University President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—As of September 1, the soon-to-be-retired Rutgers President was only the 50th highest-paid university employee so far this year. With a salary of $726,464, Dr. Robert “Bob” Barchi is paid almost twice as much as the President of the United States and more than four times the Governor of New Jersey. Most of […]

Posted inLaw & Public Safety, Business & Labor, Healthcare

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Oklahoma Opioid Case

NORMAN, OK—A judge suggested that Johnson & Johnson was the kingpin of Oklahoma’s opioid crisis on August 26, ordering the New Brunswick-based pharmaceutical giant to pay $572 million to fix the ravage the epidemic has caused the state’s residents. The verdict could be a warning to other drug companies facing similar cases in courts across […]

Posted inLaw & Public Safety, Government & Politics, Business & Labor, Environment & Climate

After 6-Month Lapse in Compliance, Crane Permit Was Issued 12 Days Before Collapse

INTERIM CITY ENGINEER: “I DIDN’T HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THAT.” NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The construction crane that came crashing down on two homes during a July 21 storm was apparently operated without a proper city permit for over six months, according to records obtained by New Brunswick Today. The red crane was observed in action […]

Posted inBusiness & Labor, Arts & Culture, Transportation

New Biergarten Set to Open Next to Train Station This August

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Parking Authority (NBPA) found a tenant for the space that previously housed Brother Jimmy’s Barbecue at 5 Easton Avenue. After months of delays, Redd’s Biergarten is tentatively set for a “soft opening” in mid-August, according to the NBPA Executive Director’s report to his Board of Commissioners on July 24. “I’m […]