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Recent articles by Mike:

Dunellen offers tax breaks to boost downtown redevelopment. Are you eligible?

The tax abatement program is part of the ongoing efforts to revitalize Dunellen's downtown. → Read More

Whole Foods, other tenants announced for long-awaited Montgomery Promenade

A shopping center has been proposed for the 54-acre site on Route 206 in Montgomery for more than a decade. → Read More

Summit Medical Group eyes Bridgewater Commons for health care facility

Summit Medical Group wants to convert the vacant Crate & Barrel store in Bridgewater into a health care facility. → Read More

Bound Brook selects new mayor

Bound Brook Mayor Bob Fazen, a Republican, resigned on Sept. 2 because he was moving out of town. → Read More

Bridgewater becomes home to another pharmaceutical company

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, headquartered in Houston, will occupy 20,000 square feet in the Somerset Corporate Center. → Read More

New ShopRite proposed for Watchung shopping center on Route 22

The new ShopRite will be 65% larger than the present store → Read More

Former Branchburg student sues classmates, district over alleged sexual abuse in ‘90s

The lawsuit alleges the abuse took place at Old York and Stony Brook schools in Branchburg from 1995 to 1998. → Read More

NJ's largest behavioral health facility gets $10 million to expand youth inpatient program

The grant will help fund a $28 million expansion of the Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic Child and Adolescent inpatient program. → Read More

Hillsborough residents mount anti-warehouse campaign with several projects before planners

There are four proposals to build warehouses before the Hillsborough Planning Board and a fifth may be on its way. → Read More

Philadelphia man charged in 2020 Franklin homicide

Juaquan S. Fitzgerald, 33, was charged with murder in the death of Duane S. Banks, 27, on April 27, 2020, per Somerset County Prosecutor John McDonald → Read More

NJ marijuana workforce training coming to Central Jersey colleges

Plainfield is partnering with Union College to offer a 15-hour training course on how to get entry-level jobs in NJ's growing cannabis industry → Read More

NJ tosses ethics charge against Hunterdon school board member for wearing Pride mask

Lisa Santangelo and Sandy Ostrander also were fined $100 for filing a frivolous complaint. → Read More

Bound Brook Mayor Bob Fazen is resigning

BOUND BROOK - Mayor Bob Fazen is resigning at the beginning of next month. Fazen announced in a Facebook post on Monday morning that he is resigning Sept. 2. He and his wife Lynn, who also has been active in the community, will be leaving their Watchung Road home and moving to their condo in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Fazen, who has been mayor since 2014, has overseen the transformation of Bound… → Read More

How should NJ spend $228.3 million in Ida recovery money? State wants your opinion

Public hearing will be held at Manville High School in September → Read More

Taco Bell approved in Manville next to cinema

Taco Bell will join McDonald's and Popeyes on Main Street → Read More

Two lawmakers propose bill that would ban LIV Golf events from NJ over Saudi ties

The Bill would ban sports organizations operated primarily through money received from sovereign wealth funds from hosting sporting events in NJ → Read More

NJ camp counselor charged with sexual contact with three children under 13

A Pennsylvania man who was a counselor has been charged with having sexual contact with three children under the age of 13 at Camp Bernie. → Read More

First legal action filed in NJ Turnpike bus crash that killed two

The daughter of a Gloucester County woman who died in the crash has gone to Superior Court to ask that all evidence from the crash be preserved. → Read More

Authorities offer $2,500 reward in Frenchtown bias vandalism

Hunterdon County Crime Stoppers has offered the reward after homes were vandalized in the neighborhood between 4th and 6th streets in Frenchtown. → Read More

Suspect arrested in sexual assaults at parks in Somerset County

A man was arrested and charged with sexual assaults in Duke Island Park in Bridgewater and on the Delaware and Raritan Canal towpath last year. → Read More