Hopewell Township will see farmland assessment changes

On April 1, Deborah Fox, Hopewell Township tax assessor, presented a detailed explanation of the changes in policy and what local farmers can expect.

Lawrence Township Council unanimously introduces 2014 municipal budget

The council unanimously introduced this year’s budget at the April 1 meeting. The budget of $43.1 million represents a $347,858 decrease from last year. The municipal tax rate is 52.7 cents per $100 of assessed home value, which is a 43-cent decrease from last year’s municipal tax rate of 94 cents.

Somerset County ranked second healthiest in the state

Somerset County has recently been ranked the second healthiest county in New Jersey in an annual nationwide survey conducted by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The county had been ranked third for the past four years.

Lawrence Township introduced budget available online

The introduced Lawrence Township municipal budget is now available on the township website. The 2014 budget was unanimously introduced at the April 1 Town Council meeting.

Hopewell Township chip seal program will impact several roadways

The Hopewell Township Public Works Department will start its Chip Seal Program on Monday, May 19, 2014 (weather permitting).

Adoptable animals featured on Montgomery Township website

The recently updated Montgomery Township municipal website now features adoptable animals.

Montgomery Township Committee meeting tonight, April 3

Tonight, April 3, at 7 p.m. Montgomery Township Committee will hold a regular business meeting in the municipal building.

Environmental historian to speak at final lecture presented by Delaware River Greenway Partnership and David Library of the American Revolution

Environmental historian and journalist Bruce Stutz will be the featured lecturer on Earth Day, April 22, at the David Library of the American Revolution.

Mercer County area writers and artists invited to submit work for Kelsey Review

Area writers and artists are invited to submit their work for possible inclusion in Kelsey Review 2014, an arts journal published annually by Mercer County Community College (MCCC).

Montgomery Women’s Club Spring Tea to be held on Saturday, April 5

Saturday, April 5, The Harlingen Church will host a Montgomery Women’s Club event at 34 Dutchtown Harlingen Road, Belle Mead NJ 08502. The Spring Tea will be held from2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the cost is $20 per person.