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Christopher Lang is a freelance correspondent for MonroeNow. Previously he was part of The Record-USA Today Network and served as an editor for a decade at NJMG.
The Monroe Township Council approved a weight-limit ban on certain roads targeting truck deliveries into Cranbury, but the new law is far from being enforceable and could even result in a costly legal battle for both Middlesex County municipalities.
JAMESBURG — Two people are confirmed dead in a borough house fire that started early morning on Wednesday, local and Middlesex County authorities said.
MONROE – Unofficial results from Tuesday’s night’s elections from the school board and the municipal governing body project that most of the incumbents will keep their seats.
CRANBURY – Unofficial vote tallies show that one Democrat and Republican will be elected to the township committee.
OLD BRIDGE – Executives broke ground on a new $39 million emergency department at the Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge on Monday, ushering in a new focus of care for the communities the facility serves.
MONROE – The township and Middlesex County are negotiating with Galaxy Land Corp. to purchase 76 acres of woodland to add to its open space inventory.
WOODBRIDGE – National Transportation Safety Board investigators will continue their review of a deadly plane crash in the Colonia section of Woodbridge Township, while the community is organizing fundraisers to help the impacted residents.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – Police and a state official are reminding drivers to be extra cautious when traveling during early morning hours and at night.
MONROE – A controversial ban to restrict trucks over 8 tons from using township roads to make deliveries into Cranbury will head to county and state departments for final approval while both sides believe they are in the right.