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Eight musicians with the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra and Sistema travelled to Mexico City this week to learn from some of the world's best musicians. They took part in a pan-American performance that included 800 musicians from across the Americas, according to youth orchestra CEO Ken MacLeod.
"The city is saying, 'We are no longer going to support your sport.'" On Thursday, the city rejected the University of New Brunswick's offer to keep the pool open another year. The proposal was offered about a month ago and included having the city pay 60 per cent of the costs. Mayor Mike O'Brien said the ...

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--A longtime city resident released an album of ambient music that is a tribute to New Brunswick. David Pressler's "Sound of Home" is a refreshing change from the genre of music that has traditionally been coming out of New Brunswick, a city that is famous for its wild underground ...
Limpert also took the city to task for ignoring the issue of an aging Sir Max Aitken Pool for so long. "I cannot comprehend how we ever got to this point and where a city like Fredericton could allow it's only competitive pool to close when it had a full decade to prepare and plan for it," wrote Limpert.
For the third year in a row, a NBPS student has been selected to participate in the New Jersey State Youth Art Month Exhibition, which features works by six Middlesex County students. New Brunswick Middle School 7th grader Gretel Bernal will have her art displayed at the formal exhibition on March 9, ...
NEW BRUNSWICK - The City Council president was found to be in violation of local government ethics law and was issued a warning by the ethics board. At a New Brunswick Ethics Board meeting Monday night, the board reviewed a complaint filed by Charlie Kratovil against New Brunswick City Council ...

It's still one of my favourite cities." But Saint John as MacEachern experienced it in the 1960s and '70s was rapidly disappearing. Homes and whole neighbourhoods were being demolished as part of "urban renewal" -- the well-intentioned but disastrous planning initiative that started after the Second World ...
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--The Henry Guest House has been opened eighteen times as a Code Blue warming site from December through January this winter, according to the Public Information Officer for the City of New Brunswick, Jennifer Bradshaw. The Guest House has hosted about 150 guests over ...
This March, in honor of Women's History Month, for the eighth consecutive year, The New Brunswick Jazz Project, is devoting the month to performances featuring ... NBJP has been honored by New Brunswick City Market for outstanding arts programming and in January 2015 a New York Times feature on The Project ...
Financing for the project was provided through multiple sources, including $840,000 from Middlesex County's Housing First Capital Fund, $450,000 from The City of New Brunswick's HOME fund (HUD Funds), and $2.2 million from the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA).
Are you a person on Medicare living with diabetes? Or maybe you know someone in that situation. If so, then take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, ...
New Brunswick, NJ - Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios welcomed New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy to the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick on Feb. 14, as the Governor hosted mayors from throughout the County for a roundtable discussion on critical issues facing the County's towns ...
New Brunswick, NJ -The owners of an East Brunswick hotel are suing to halt the construction of another such establishment a few miles away in New ... Traffic problems were still a point of concern brought up at the meeting, and indeed many residents Rutgers Village, right next to the site of the ...
New Brunswick, NJ - Cities have unique public health challenges. Large, dense populations - with many residents from groups that face marginalization and discrimination - live in areas with deteriorating infrastructures. Since environments shape behaviors, these factors heighten the occurrence of ...
New Brunswick, NJ--A city police officer is suspended without pay after being charged with aggravated assault and riot for his involvement in a fight ... Anthony Jones, Jr., who joined the New Brunswick police Department (NBPD) in 2016, was allegedly off-duty on when the violent incident occurred on ...
The Middlesex County Office of Health would like to remind you that it is not too late to receive your flu shot. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) latest reports, influenza activity has increased in the United States and New Jersey. Due to the increased influenza activity in our ...
New Brunswick, NJ - For over a decade, women's rights activist Tarana Burke has been using the phrase "Me Too" to bring light to sexual abuse faced by women of color. Burke had been using the phrase years before twitter and before the concept of hashtags, and instead the term was passed around ...

Saint John Mayor Don Darling faced an angry crowd of people regarding a series of plumbing issues west side residents claim are the result of the city's newest infrastructure upgrade. At a Thursday night information session held by the city, some residents outright refused to pay for treatment. Others ...
New Brunswick - A city police officer and four other men are facing charges of assault stemming from an alleged fight that occurred at a bar. The Middlesex County prosecutor's Office on Thursday announced that Anthony Jones Jr., a 23-year-old New Brunswick police officer, was off-duty when he ...
A routine inmate count done at the Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick last night at 10 PM revealed some pretty haunting news. Steven Bugden, a man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 1997 could not be accounted for. The last time his whereabouts were known to the prison staff was ...
New Brunswick, - A New Brunswick police lieutenant was demoted to sergeant following a Jan. 2017 internal affairs review, public records show. City officials confirmed at the Feb. 7, 2018 city council meeting that William Oels III was the officer who had been demoted. But they declined to discuss Oels' ...
A New Brunswick man entered a guilty plea Thursday to the reduced charge of manslaughter after a jury was unable to reach a verdict following a three-week second-degree murder trial. At his trial, Shawn Poirier admitted he repeatedly stabbed Mike Pimentel, causing his death, in a street fight in Liberty ...
25 at the Indian Queen Tavern in East Jersey Old Town Village, located at 1050 River Rd.,Piscataway. Showings are at 1 and 3 p.m. and will feature Steven Edenbo of the American Historical Theatre as he portrays Thomas Jefferson. "Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration of Independence, ...
Mike Walker, the manager of roadway operations for the City of Fredericton, said the city's main roads are still snow covered. "The salt is starting to work so you might see some bare pavement patches," he said. "That's going to take some time to get everything to get back to bare pavement." Felicia Murphy ...
New Brunswick, NJ - A fight between several New Brunswick high school students was captured on camera by a local student and posted to social media. The 11 second video depicts a group of students engaged in a brawl. One student can be seen pummeling another student in the head, while that ...
The New Brunswick Free Public Library will ring in the Year of Dog with an afternoon of crafts and performances for Chinese New Year. Sponsored by the Confucius Institute of Rutgers University, this festive program will feature Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting, paper cutting and colorful folk dancing. Guests will also ...
The City of Fredericton is asking for suggestions from the public for an idea that could be worth millions of dollars. It's all part of the Smart Cities Challenge issued by the federal government. The competition asks Municipalities across the country to find a way to improve their city -- with a $10 million award ...
New Brunswick, NJ - Two New Brunswick men were among four arrested on drug charges following a motor vehicle stop in East Brunswick on Feb 2, according to a statement from police. Carlo Severino-Salazar, 19, and Tatiana Garcia-Hidalgo, 18, both of New Brunswick and David Natal, 31 of North ...
For Henri, the weather, the emptiness of the city and the snow covered landscape was the perfect opportunity to frame how he felt that deadly day in June 2014. Three RCMP officers were killed and two others were wounded in the southeastern New Brunswick city. Const. ... "It was that ghost town feeling.".
Moncton city council approved waiving a 50-cent per game fee for Moncton Wildcats season-ticket holders when the new downtown arena opens in September to help fans adjust to a lack of designated parking. The Irving-owned Wildcats and SMG, the company hired to run the downtown centre, ...
Saint John plans to be the most 'welcoming' city in the province ... The vision, says a report prepared for council, "is to be the most welcoming community in New Brunswick." ... Adair said employers will need help, not just from the provincial and federal governments but from city hall as well. "It takes ...
New Brunswick - A reporter has filed charges against a city housing authority member, alleging he was threatened by the official after a public meeting in November. Charlie Kratovil, founder and editor of New Brunswick Today, filed a police report and complaint against Yirgu Wolde on Dec. 20, giving a ...
New Brunswick, NJ - Hate incidents across the country have been on the rise in the past year, and New Brunswick has been no exception. That's why city officials will be partnering with the Borough of Highland Park and the Mason Gross school of the arts at Rutgers University, for a month-long arts ...
New Brunswick, NJ - For the past several years, the city has been pushing for a green approach to urban living, with the goal of lowering New Brunswick's eco-footprint and electric bill. In December 2017, the city council voted to expand a solar panel project that's been in the works since 2009.
New Brunswick, NJ - Several residents were displaced following a New Street fire on Thursday evening, escaping without injury, city officials said. The fire was reported at 8:58 p.m. on Jan. 11 for the three-story dwelling, and firefighters were on the scene three minutes later, according to city ...
The eight-member board governs the New Brunswick Housing and Redevelopment Authority, which oversees the city's public housing and serves as the ... he resigns or if he's forced out by the Department of Community Affairs, a state government agency which oversees all of New Jersey's Municipalities.
More than two years after their labour contract expired, Saint John police have reached an agreement with the city. The four-year deal includes wage increases totalling 10.25 per cent -- 2.75 per cent and 2.5 per cent retroactively for 2016 and 2017 and 2.5 per cent this year and next year. The Saint John ...
In addition to a map of collection zones and dates for regular trash and recycling collection, the schedule contains information regarding leaf and brush pickup, hazardous material collection and holiday collection dates. The City of New Brunswick also offers the free MyWaste app to provide residents with ...
The Village of Doaktown raised the property tax rate this year, and residents blame the new hockey rink. The rate is going up 10.5 cents for every ... "I think it's ridiculous to live in this little town and pay the taxes that we pay," said Doaktown resident Brenda Weaver. "It's wonderful to have a new arena, but ...
New Brunswick, NJ--The Henry Guest House has a been opened eighteen times as a Code Blue warming site from December through January this winter, according to the Public Information Officer for the City of New Brunswick. The Guest House has hosted about 150 guests over the course of this ...
New Brunswick, NJ - The City of New Brunswick is proud to announce the next phase of an initiative to renew and re-energize our parks system. As part of the City's Healthier New Brunswick strategic action plan, a team of professionals in research, planning and government joined together to ...
New Brunswick, NJ - A water main break has shut down George Street and turned downtown New Brunswick into a parking lot, just at the dawn of morning rush hour. The 16-inch water main break on George Street shut down the road between Church and Paterson Street, according to city ...
Construction has begun on a new apartment complex on Route 1 South, adjacent to the AMC Loews New Brunswick 18 movie theater. Site plans, which were approved by the city Planning Board several years ago, call for an apartment complex, restaurant and fast-food restaurant, said Glenn Patterson, the ...
New features will be installed in the portion of the park adjacent to the New Brunswick Senior Center, according to city spokesperson ...
The Town of Hartland hopes a tax hike will finance a $7.2 million community centre to replace the old arena, which has fallen into disrepair.
Although the city won't officially announce its 2018 budget until Dec. 11, in the past it's set aside $2.2 million for snow removal between Jan.
New Brunswick, NJ- This December New Brunswick city market will present ... downtown to partake in the lighting of the town Christmas tree.
Fredericton city council has denied a request from ex-boxer Brandon ... New Brunswick's former top boxer fighting city hall for future of his gym.
New Brunswick - New and renovated amenities are in the works for ... area adjacent the New Brunswick Senior Center, city spokesperson ...
New Brunswick, NJ - The Hub City is keeping up with its mission to go green, and groups across the state are taking notice. City officials ...


 

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