In the Spotlight
Southwest Asia Veterans – Medal Registration
The Board of Chosen Freeholders invites Somerset County residents who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in Southwest Asia to register for a special commemorative medal that will be presented at a ceremony in October.
Wanted: School Supplies
You can help kids get off to a good start in school this fall by donating NEW school supplies or new or gently-used backpacks through “Project First Class.” Donations are requested by Aug. 3.
Workshops for Nonprofits
Two professionally facilitated technical assistance workshops for local nonprofit organizations will be held July 29 and Aug. 11 in Somerville.
‘Meet the Mayors’
The Somerset County Business Partnership will kick off its 2015-2016 “Meet the Mayors” series Aug. 20 at the historic Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook.
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.
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.
Library Branch Lauded
The Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch of the county library system has collected almost 3,200 pounds of donations for the monthly “BOBO Fridays” food drive.
Phase I Study Completed
The Somerset County Planning Board has completed Phase I of a study titled, “Supporting Priority Investment in Somerset County,” with funding provided through a Local Government Capacity Grant from Together North Jersey.
Jefferson Avenue Bridge
The Jefferson Avenue Bridge over the Green Brook, between Green Brook Township, the Borough of Dunellen and the City of Plainfield, is closed indefinitely due to safety concerns.
‘First Saturday of the Month’
Residents are invited to take advantage of the Aug. 1 ‘First Saturday of the Month’ drop-off at the county Recycling Center in Bridgewater to clean up around their homes.
Recycling Changes in 3 Towns
Recycling pickup days have been changed in sections of Bridgewater, Franklin and Hillsborough. Visit the Somerset County Recycling Division webpage for the latest information.
Somerset County Programs &
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.
About Foreclosure - First Steps
Foreclosure Fast Facts
Generalidades Sobre Ejecuciónes Hipotecarias
Rental Assistance Program
Veterans & Military Families
Photo IDs for Veterans