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, AG trade barbs over NJ teen mall brawl police review
A fight between teens at Bridgewater Commons Mall in February 2022 was broken up by two police officers, accused of racial profiling in their response. A year later, state authorities and town officials blame each other over why the officer review is taking so long.
Employee personal data exposed in NJ school district cyber breach
The breach within the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District between Dec. 10 and 12 exposed personal information, like names and Social Security numbers of district employees.
Another Republican politician shot dead in NJ in the past week
Russell Heller, 51, shot by a former co-worker Wednesday morning at PSE&G in Franklin Township was also a Republican member of the Milford Borough Council.
Woman with baby among victims shot with pellet gun at mall
An Airsoft pistol inside that looked like a Glock handgun because the orange tip had been removed was found in one of the suspect's cars.
Is 'Dave & Buster’s' coming to the Bridgewater Commons Mall?
Games and entertainment could be making their way!
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.
Man charged with rapes in Somerset County parks
Rogelio Calyeca Postrero was picked up on Thursday after a report of a man masterbating in public. Police then linked the Raritan resident to sexual assaults in Bridgewater and Franklin.
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.