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Mettlers Farmer to be County’s ‘Eyes and Ears’

Mettlers Farmer to be County’s ‘Eyes and Ears’

A South Middlebush Road dairy farmer is once again farming a plot at Mettlers and Weston roads. Bob Puskas, of Middlebsh Farms, was the winning bidder of the lease to the 40-acre, county owned plot. Puskas’ winning bid of $495 a year for each of the next five years – starting Jan.1 – won’t boost […]

New Gazebo Planned for Colonial Park

New Gazebo Planned for Colonial Park

County parks officials are reviewing four bids for a new, 40-foot pavilion, slated for Colonial Park. The structure, which has been budgeted at $225,000, is designed to be placed near the baseball diamond along Mettlers Road. The bidders in the running for the project are Louis Barbato Landscaping of Holbrook, NY, which bid $208,333; Whirl […]

Composting is Theme of September Workshop

Backyard composting workshops for county residents are set for 10-11:30 a.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 12 in conference room “B” of the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy, 402 Roycefield Rd. Hillsborough. Participants will learn how to compost kitchen and yard debris into a “black gold” organic material for use in the yard, garden and […]

County Hazardous Waste Drop-off Set

The next hazardous waste drop-off for Somerset County residents is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Branchburg Township Public Works garage, 34 Kenbury Rd. in the township. Household hazardous waste includes banned or outdated pesticides, antifreeze, transmission fluids, brake fluids, wet cell car batteries, motor oil (2-gallon maximum), ammonia-based cleaners, […]

Nominations Accepted for Exemplary Disability Advocates

The Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services is accepting nominations of exemplary efforts in advocating for people with disabilities. Nominations for the seventh annual Disability Advocates Awards are due by Oct. 1. The awards are open to individuals, organizations and businesses located in Somerset County. “This award provides an opportunity for Somerset County […]

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