James Cahill, a Democrat, received 2,826 votes, 63.2% of those cast. Independent Charlie Kratovil, editor of New Brunswick Today, got 1,213 votes or 27.1%. Republican Maria Powell finished third, receiving 415 votes or 9.2%.
A journalist in Central Jersey for nearly four decades, Dave has won awards for news, education and opinion writing. Since 2017, he’s been a member of Friends of the Middlesex Taxpayers, a citizen’s group that has exposed corruption and waste in Middlesex Borough and promoted greater transparency.
Powell Sees Link between City’s Social and Economic Well-being
Republican candidate looks to bring California strategies to New Brunswick City Hall if she wins the race for mayor.
Does Mayor Cahill have anything to say?
Mayor Jim Cahill is seeking his ninth consecutive term in New Brunswick’s highest elected office: but you might not realize it.
Kratovil Presses for New Brunswick Reforms
Charlie Kratovil has documented life in New Brunswick and advocated for change for over a decade. Now, he’s attempting to convince voters to elect him mayor.
Now Behind Bars, Ex-Mayor Left Plenty of Wreckage
Disgraced former Mayor Ron DiMura reported to the Middlesex County Jail on May 5 to begin serving a seven-year sentence for second-degree theft by deception.
Middlesex Dumps Insurance Broker Over “Serious Red Flags”
A health insurance broker reportedly caught up in a state pay-to-play probe has been dumped by one Middlesex County town where it had been considered for a municipal contract.
Murphy Defends Nomination of “Good Friend” Fined by Feds
The treasurer of Middlesex County College’s Board of Trustees still has the backing of Governor Phil Murphy despite reports linking the man’s company to a state probe of pay-to-play in public sector health insurance contracts.