In the Spotlight
New Route 22 Lanes
The new Route 22 Westbound lanes near Chimney Rock Road in Bridgewater will open Dec. 13.
‘Toys for Tots’ Campaign
You can share the holiday spirit with less fortunate children by donating an unwrapped new toy. Toys will be collected through Dec. 13.
You can sign up for free email and text alerts from Somerset County about county road closings or service delays during emergencies. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter too.
Raritan Valley Rail Coalition
The public is invited to the Dec. 16 meeting. Rail Coalition trustees will recap a recent NJ Transit meeting and will develop a strategy to effectively promote One-Seat Ride service on the Raritan Valley line.
County Senior Centers Closed Dec.
The Office on Aging & Disability Services will hold an in-service training day on Thursday, Dec. 19. As a result, county-operated senior centers will be closed that day and there will be no Meals on Wheels deliveries.
December Recycling Calendar
County offices will be closed Christmas Day. Curbside pickup for Bound Brook, Manville and Somerville will be Thursday, Dec. 26.
Works by members of the Camera Naturalist Photo Club will be on display through Jan. 17 in the Cultural & Heritage Gallery in the county administration building.
Waste-Free Holiday Ideas And
Learn about gift ideas that keep on giving long after the holidays are just a pleasant memory, recycling tips and ways to manage post-holiday “stuff.”
Give the Gift of Sight
You can give the gift of better sight for the holidays and, as an added bonus, clean up clutter around your home.
Trends & Indicators Report
The Somerset County Planning Board’s new Trends and Indicators Report is available online.
Child Seat Inspections
Free child-seat inspections now are offered twice a month at Hillsborough Fire House No. 2 on Route 206. Inspections are done the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the third Wednesday from 3 to 6:30 p.m.
‘Operation Secure Shred’
The free document-shredding service sponsored by the Board of Freeholders and the Division of Records Management saw a 44-percent increase in the amount of material disposed of by residents this year.
Medicine Drop-off Sites
Residents now have three more sites to drop off unwanted, unused and expired medications where they will be disposed of properly.
‘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.
Recycling Program Includes
Businesses that have been unable to develop a program can now use county recycling services. This program is available at a cost to businesses that sign up.
Project Medicine Drop
About Foreclosure - First Steps
Foreclosure Fast Facts
Generalidades Sobre Ejecuciónes Hipotecarias
Rental Assistance Program
Veterans & Military Families
Photo IDs for Veterans