In the Spotlight
Sourland Mountain Preserve
The Board of Freeholders, Hillsborough Township and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation have announced the addition of 74 acres to the Sourland Mountain Preserve.
County offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. The Recycling Center will be open. Curbside recycling will be picked up on the usual Monday schedule.
The Somerset County Health Department is offering flu-shot clinics in Somerset, Somerville and Raritan.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff
The 12th annual awareness campaign brought out dozens of people to show support and to honor those people affected by breast cancer.
Chimney Rock Road Interchange
Officials recently celebrated the opening of the interchange, which improves safety and enhances mobility for motorists.
Sheriff Warns of Scam
Sheriff Frank Provenzano warns residents about scammers using the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office phone number to get victims to make payment on false warrants.
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.
Teens are invited to take charge of their lives. Register by Oct. 22. The theme is “FRESH: Food, Rest, Exercise, Serenity, Health.”
October Recycling Opportunities
Residents are invited to take advantage of the last Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off in 2015 on Oct. 24 in Hillsborough.
Winter Clothing Drive for Kids
The sixth annual “Project Warm Your Heart” is collecting new or gently-used coats, mittens, gloves, scarves and hats for needy children. Donations are requested by Oct. 30.
Frank Bruno to Lead National
College of Probate Judges
Somerset County Surrogate Frank Bruno will be sworn in as president of the National College of Probate Judges at a Nov. 11 ceremony in Washington, D.C.
4-H Fair Drawing Winners
Twenty-four lucky visitors won prizes at this year’s 4-H Fair at the Government Tent.
Fall Leaf-Raking Program
Volunteers are needed to rake leaves for elderly and disabled homeowners around the county this fall.
Changes to Electronic Waste
The locations and times for dropping off electronic waste have changed. Residents now have two locations to drop off e-waste on weekdays.
Make An Emergency Plan Today!
During an emergency, it is easy to feel out of control. The best way to be in control is to prepare for the unexpected to the best of your ability.
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