In the Spotlight
Somerset & Hunterdon
The Somerset County Freeholders have authorized an agreement to house Hunterdon County inmates in the Somerset County Jail starting Sept. 1.
Southwest Asia Veterans – Medal
The Board of Freeholders invites Somerset County residents who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Gulf War or later military operations in Southwest Asia to register for a special commemorative medal. The registration deadline has been extended to Sept. 15.
Changes to Electronic Waste
Effective Sept. 1, 2015, the locations and times for dropping off electronic waste will change. Residents will now have two locations to drop off e-waste on weekdays.
Local Arts Program Grant
Guidelines and application forms for the 2016 LAP grant program are now available. Technical assistance workshops will be held Sept. 11 in Somerville.
‘Project First Class’
The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women has once again collected hundreds of school supplies for children served by the Food Bank Network.
‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’
Sheriff’s officers will be enforcing the statewide ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign thru Labor Day.
Poised to Grow
Somerset County has been ranked 2nd among New Jersey counties based on local investment and economic expansion.
Americans With Disabilities Act
The ADA is marking its 25th anniversary this year. Look for informational displays at 20 Grove St. and 27 Warren St. in Somerville.
How to Deal With Hot Summer Days
Stay hydrated and as cool as possible in the summer heat. You can prevent heat-related illness by following some tips from the CDC.
Weekend Journey through the Past
Mark your calendar for the Cultural & Heritage Commission’s 10th annual Weekend Journey through the Past! Thirty historic sites around Somerset County will be open free of charge on Oct. 10 and 11.
Show us Somerset County through your camera lens! Submit up to a total of five (5) digital photos. The deadline for entries is Friday, Oct. 16.
Farmers Market Vouchers
Eligible residents can get free vouchers to buy New Jersey fresh produce from participating farmers markets.
Give the gift of better sight! Donate your no-longer-used eyeglasses at 27 Warren St. in Somerville.
Somerset County Programs & Services
Would you like to be the go-to person for friends and family when it comes to understanding county government? The Overview of Somerset County Government Programs and Services is a good starting point. The 2015 County Directory is a great resource too.
Overview of Somerset County
Ever wonder what should or should not be recycled? The answer can be found in the 2015 Talking Trash brochure.
‘My Somerset County’ Scrapbook & Digital History Project
The public is invited to share photos and comments about “all things memorable” in Somerset County in an online scrapbook, which will act as an ‘insider’s look.’ Additional features are planned for the future.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency are offering the following information on foreclosure relief.
About Foreclosure - First Steps
Foreclosure Fast Facts
Generalidades Sobre Ejecuciónes Hipotecarias