News for Bridgewater, NJ. The township of Bridgewater is the 2nd most populous municipality in Somerset County and the 42nd most populous in New Jersey with more than 44,400 residents. The mayor in 2021 is Matthew C. Moench.
Bridgewater-Raritan, NJ graduate dies in New York car crash
Shea Colbert's car hit several trees after going off a road and into a wooded area Saturday morning.
Paving prompts overnight closures on Route 22 in Somerset County
The work from Chimney Rock Road in Bridgewater to Maple Avenue in North Plainfield, a near 8 mile stretch, may continue into the summer of 2023.
Bridgewater, NJ mayor proposes cops in schools in September
Superintendent Robert Beers believes the discussion of school security should be held privately not through the media.
Prosecutor: Bridgewater woman stole over $75K from NJ non-profit
Jolee Roberts was arrested after investigators looked into the missing funds, taken through checks and unauthorized credit card purchases over a two-year span.
NJ food truck to be featured on 'Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives'
"New Jersey is a place where so many great ethnic foods can be had, we try to combine those styles for a new flavor."
Fire ignites 10,000 pounds of fireworks on Route 287
A dolly tire sparked a fire in the trailer which launched the fireworks over Route 287 late Sunday night.
Mayor vs. school officials over hiring of armed guards
Bridgewater Mayor Matt Moench on Wednesday called out superintendent Robert Beers on Facebook over armed guards in Bridgewater-Raritan schools.
Big divide over adding cops with guns to Bridgewater, NJ schools
Bridgewater is adding police officers to each of its schools through Thursday, June 23, but the move has revealed a divide between the mayor and superintendent.
'Unattended' death of man in Hillsborough under investigation
Somerset County prosecutors identified the man as Michael Sokolinski, 28, of Bridgewater, and said the investigation into his death did not necessarily imply the existence of a crime.