MIDDLESEX, NJ—It seemed like a match made in heaven. A politically connected developer wanted to construct an apartment building on the Middlesex Borough site where a paint factory exploded and burned in 1985. The site would be remediated first, and the Middlesex County Improvement Authority would even take part by securing $200,000 in federal funding […]
Government & Politics
New Brunswick is governed by an elected Mayor and 7-member City Council, while the Middlesex County government is governed by a 7-member County Commission and three Constitutional Officers: County Sheriff, County Clerk, and County Surrogate. The city’s affairs are also heavily influenced and impacted by state government, as well as the New Brunswick Parking Authority, New Brunswick Housing Authority, and the Democratic Party.
Rushing to Certify Results, Election Board Forgot to Count Some Ballots
Eleven provisional ballots, which could contain legitimate votes, were found “unopened” almost three weeks after Election Day and three days after the official results were certified. Middlesex County election officials also confirmed they counted at least seven votes cast on mail-in ballots that had been reported stolen, and it is not possible to remove these suspect votes from the final results.
Middlesex County: Where and How to Vote
The county’s Board of Elections has installed 32 secure ballot boxes for voters to deliver mail-in ballots and approved 97 locations where voters can cast ballots on November 3.
Before Opening Kickoff, Coach Paid Over $3 Million
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and a delay to the school’s football season, Rutgers University has paid its head football coach more than $3 million before the team’s first game with him in charge.
Judge Forces City to Release Secret Pandemic Plan
A secret city plan in place for at least six months will soon have to be released to New Brunswick Today, after Superior Court Judge Alberto Rivas ruled in favor of our lawsuit against the government.
Trump and Christie Infected, May Have Spread Virus in NJ
The President of the United States appears to have contracted the dreaded coronavirus and brought it with him to New Jersey.
2 Weeks After Deadly Mass Shooting, Mayor Still Silent
It’s been over two weeks since nine people were shot and two young lives were cut short in a hail of gunfire on Delafield Street.