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UPDATED: Manville Causeway Bridge Work Nearly Finished; Blackwells Mills Road Next

UPDATED: Manville Causeway Bridge Work Nearly Finished; Blackwells Mills Road Next

UPDATE: Work on the Steep Hill Bridge on Blackwells Mills Road is set to start about Aug. 7, according to an announcement from Somerset County. The work will take about three months, which will require road closures. A detour route will be posted, using Van Cleef, Amwell and South Middlebush roads, according to the statement. […]

County Freeholders Award Contract For Replacing Steep Hill Brook Bridge

County Freeholders Award Contract For Replacing Steep Hill Brook Bridge

A Lafayette-based contractor has been tapped to replace the Steep Hill Brook Bridge on Blackwells Mills Road. The contract was awarded by the Somerset County Freeholders at their May 13 meeting. Sparwick Contracting was given the $668,604 contract. Eight bidders submitted proposals for the job, according to the resolution. The project is expected to start in […]

County Offers Cross-Country Skiing Instruction

Township residents who want to learn how to cross-country ski – and use the course available at Spooky Book Golf Course – can do so from 1:30 – 3 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Rd., Basking Ridge. The course will be taught by a naturalist and is geared to […]

Somerset Family’s Creation Included in County’s ‘Festival of Trees’

Somerset Family’s Creation Included in County’s ‘Festival of Trees’

A Somerset family’s creation will be among the dozens of trees at the 36th annual “Festival of Trees” at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Rd., Basking Ridge. The Lyons’ family’s tree is entitled, “Peace and Goodwill.” Presented by the Somerset County Parks Commission Environmental Education Center’s naturalists, the display will run from 9 […]

Rental Assistance Available Through County Program

Help in paying rent for low-income residents is available from the Somerset County Homelessness Trust Fund. The fund’s Rental Assistance Program will provide up to 15 months of assistance and case management to help them increase their chances of staying within teh county, according to a press release about the program. The program pays a […]

$1.1 Million Easton Avenue Repaving Begins Nov. 1

$1.1 Million Easton Avenue Repaving Begins Nov. 1

Milling and paving of Easton Avenue from John F. Kennedy Boulevard to Worlds Fair Drive begins at about 8 p.m. Nov. 1. The $1.1 million job is expected to take until Nov. 15, according to the Somerset County engineering department’s Rich Lazicky. Th work also includes all of the jughandles in that stretch of the […]

Somerset County Library Branch Hosts Young Job Seeker Program

The Bound Brook branch of the Somerset County Library will host a free program for young job seekers at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the library, 402 E. High St. The program will be given by Nancy Anderson of Blackbird Training Associates. Topics include personal presentation, communication skills and interviews. Participants will also review their […]

‘First Saturday’ Drop-off, E-Waste Recycling on Tap

The county’s First Saturday drop-off of clean textiles, tires and usual curbside items is set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Somerset County Recycling Center, 40 Polhemus Lane, Bridgewater. County residents can drop off up to eight tires – with or without rims – scrap metal, used motor oil, oil filters, […]

County Shopping For New Trees For Two Franklin Parks

The Somerset County Freeholders are seeking bids for 102 trees to be planted this fall in various parks around the county, 11 of which are earmarked for Franklin. In its bid request, the county is asking for six trees for Spooky Brook Golf Course and five trees for Colonial Park, both in Somerset. The county […]

Bennetts Lane Bridge Slated for Replacement

Bennetts Lane Bridge Slated for Replacement

Somerset County is preparing to replace one of its bridges on Bennetts Lane, work that will close a portion of the road for about four months. The bridge, which has been declared “structurally deficient” and “functionally obsolete,” is located less than a mile north of Route 27, and spans an unnamed tributary of the Six […]

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