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Somerset, New Jersey is located in Somerset County. Zip codes in Somerset, NJ include 08873, and 08875. The median home price in Somerset is $279,900 which is roughly $166/per square foot. More Somerset information.

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Friday | Courier News

North Plainfield police re-launch two public safety initiatives

In the first minute of a distracted-driving sting on Thursday, borough police nabbed four drivers on Route 22 near Costco, Chief William G. Parenti said.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Poll: Do you agree with Christie that NJ should abolish realty transfer fees?

Responding to a question at a town hall meeting in Franklin Township New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie says he would like to eliminate the state realty transfer fee charged to property owners when they sell their property.

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The Jersey Journal

Youth Leadership Somerset applications due May 15

Applications are being accepted for Youth Leadership Somerset, a program for young Somerset County leaders who are interested in taking an active leadership role in their community.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Courier News

Vendor opportunity at Business Partnership BizFest

The Somerset County Business Partnership is seeking business vendors who are interested in increasing exposure and sales with a display table at "BizFest," a new approach to the annual 'hyperlocal' trade show and networking opportunity in New Jersey's most affluent market.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NJ.com

Christie says he'd like to eliminate NJ's realty transfer fees

FRANKLIN - Gov. Chris Christie today said he would abolish realty transfer fees in New Jersey - a large source of tax revenue - if the state Legislature sent him such a bill.

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The Jersey Journal

Ewing pair held in West Windsor break-ins face additional charges in Somerset crime

Wide angle view from the bench in a courtroom in the Mercer County Criminal Courthouse in Trenton in a January 2013 file photo.

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NJ.com

Flooding possible in Hunterdon, Warren, Somerset and Sussex counties

A Flood Advisory is in effect for the region until 5 p.m. because of heavy rain showers moving through.

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Patch.com

Stage House Tavern Supports the Resource Center of Somerset - May 29

Enjoy dinner and support the Resource Center of Somerset on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Somerset freeholders propose 2014 budget with 2.25 percent tax increase

SOMERVILLE - Driven by transportation costs, park maintenance and other rising expenses, Somerset County freeholders last week introduced a roughly $231 million county budget for 2014 that would mean collecting about 2.25 percent more in county taxes.

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Courier News

Union County College President Margaret McMenamin honored by NJBIZ

Union County College President Margaret M. McMenamin has been named one of New Jersey's 2014 Best 50 Women in Business.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Christian Newswire

Hill Harper to Speak at FBCLG Scholarship Ministry Event

The event will raise scholarship money for local youth in the community Contact: Brianna Smallwood, First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens , 732-839-2429 SOMERSET, N.J., April 11, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Actor and best-selling author Hill Harper will be the featured guest at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Courier News

Retired Bridgewater chief hired by Somerset sheriff; will receive salary plus pension

Just six months after retiring as police chief in Bridgewater, Richard Borden is back to work in law enforcement, collecting a public pension and a new salary worth a combined $195,000.

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Courier News

Central Jersey community events

The presentation is part of the Theatre's Major Artists series. Tickets, $25 or $35., or info: 908-725-3420, or www.rvccArts.org.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Courier News

Five Central Jersey high school students receive National Achievement Scholarships

Five Central Jersey residents are among the approximately 800 outstanding Black American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

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Asbury Park Press

Food and music upcoming at Taste of Somerset

Organizers are jazzing things up this year's Taste of Somerset, which takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. May 19 at the Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Ave. in Somerset.

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This Old House

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Courier News

Ghost hunters investigate Somerville's Hotel Somerset

The ghosts of three children -- two boys and a girl -- as well as several adults are suspected by the owners and residents of haunting the historic Hotel Somerset, a Main Street boarding house and home of the popular McCormick's Pub.

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The Jersey Journal

Drivers, watch out: Lots of Route 287 lanes closed today in Morris and Somerset

SOMERSET COUNTY - A number of alerts were issued Tuesday morning by the New Jersey Department of Transportation for lane closings on various sections of Route 287 in Morris and Somerset counties.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Woman spills heroin, pills at Somerset courthouse security screening station, authorities...

SOMERVILLE - A woman was charged with possession of heroin after she spilled her stash onto the conveyor built at the county courthouse security station in front of sheriff's officers, authorities said.

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The Jersey Journal

Support Resource Center of Somerset when you shop Amazon

The Resource Center of Somerset is now part of AmazonSmile's charitable support program.

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