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A home on Diamond Place in Martinsville was destroyed in a large fire on Christmas Eve Wednesday night. Firefighters from Martinsville, Finderne, Green Knoll, Liberty Corner, Warren, Watchung, Bound Brook, and Somerville all responded to the scene. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Our hearts go out to the residents during this […]
As of 7/8/14, Mt. Horeb Road in Martinsville/Warren will be closed North of Loller Drive. The closure will be in effect for the next 60-90 days for a bridge replacement. In order to get to/from Route 78 from the valley you will need take Long Road or King George Road. Please follow posted Road Detours.
Due to the wet grounds, the Bridgewater 4th of July fireworks display at North Branch Park has been postponed. The entire Independence Day Family Festival has been rescheduled to Monday, July 7th. The grounds will open at 3pm. Children’s activities, a Revolutionary re-enactment, and food for purchase begin at 5pm. There will also be music on the main […]
If you examine the New Jersey State Fish and Wildlife’s list of recommended amounts of fish that one can safely eat from waterways throughout the state you will find the Bound Brook as one of the only ones where any amounts are completely forbidden. While places that are more famous for their pollution pale in […]
Crews continue to work to fix the breach in the D&R Canal, and will continue to through the night. They have stemmed the flow somewhat with the dropping of large concrete blocks into the gap and it looks like the water level is somewhat stabilized. This is not a direct threat to anyone’s drinking water […]
The Delaware and Raritan Canal has breached into the Raritan River near the Border of South Bound Brook and Franklin Township. The breach has caused a significant drop in water levels in the canal. Numerous municipalities draw water from the canal and while there are no local water use advisories in place, water company officials […]
Basilone Bridge at Lyman Street in Raritan going to Hillsborough has repoened. This is despite the conditions earlier today as seen in these photos and videos we shot earlier today. a
Below is a list from Somerset County’s messaging system. We have added updates where conditions have changed and roads have been reopened. Most of the rivers have crested or will within the next 12 hours so roadways should be getting better but some areas are very severely flooded and it will be some time before […]
These 14 images were taken mid-morning of the Raritan River at the Queen’s Bridge between Bound Brook and South Bound Brook, and it overflowing the tow path into the D&R Canal.
One of our readers, Tyler Donovan sent us this video of the flooding in Manville. Thanks to Tyler and if anyone else has pictures or video that they want to share we are happy to have it.