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.
Freeholders to Fund Fireworks
The Board of Freeholders will fund the annual Park Commission Independence Day fireworks this year.
‘BOBO Fridays’ Food Drive
The next “Buy One, Bring One” food collection to benefit the Somerset County Food Bank Network will be held July 17 in celebration of the program’s fifth anniversary.
July Recycling Calendar
The Somerset County Recycling Center will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Curbside pickup for residents of North Plainfield and Green Brook will be Monday, July 6. The next “First Saturday of the Month” drop-off will be July 11.
Recycling Change in Franklin
Effective Monday, July 13, recycling pickups on 28 roads in the southern portion of Franklin Township will be on Mondays instead of Fridays.
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.
Workforce Investment Board
The Greater Raritan Workforce Investment Board, serving Hunterdon and Somerset counties, will be allocating some $3.5 million in federal and state funding to help potential job-seekers.
Rental Assistance Program
The guidelines for the Somerset County Rental Assistance Program have been expanded.
Mental Health Center
The Richard Hall Community Mental Health Center of Somerset County has received its Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission.
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