SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — It’s been a busy second week of November and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Somerset County.
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Shoppers at Wegmans Food Markets in Bridgewater were evacuated on Thursday afternoon after fire alarms went off. The fire alarms were activated due to smoke around 1 p.m…. Read more
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — A driver who was on her cellphone crashed into the back of a Bridgewater school bus with students on board on Wednesday afternoon, police said.At around 3 p.m. a school bus… Read more
RARITAN, NJ — A Raritan nursing home was among 24 in New Jersey to receive the lowest rating in a recently released U.S. News & World Report publication that evaluated nursing homes across the… Read more
MANVILLE, NJ — Manville ranked the highest in Somerset County for reported heroin-abuse cases, according to New Jersey’s recently released annual list reported by each community, revealing the most… Read more
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — The anticipated Apex Sports & Events Complex opening has been pushed back again to Spring 2020 due to unanticipated construction delays. “We recently discovered some… Read more
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — A man who was driving at almost 90 mph when he crossed the double yellow line and hit and killed Nancy Louie of Hillsborough in 2015 was sentenced to five years in New Jersey State… Read more
BASKING RIDGE, NJ — A Basking Ridge man was charged with DUI after he was found to be driving in a truck that was missing a tire, police said. On Wednesday Robert Piper, 29, of Basking Ridge… Read more
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — A last ditch effort by the Hillsborough Township Board of Education and the Hillsborough Education Association to try and settle contract negotiations before the state steps in… Read more
BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Basking Ridge has 2 of the best 500 high schools in America when it comes to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, according to a new ranking. The Newsweek report,… Read more
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Matthew Moench, the Bridgewater mayor-elect and current council president, filed a lawsuit against the township planning board on Thursday, saying a special meeting scheduled for… Read more
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