Somerset County

“Somerset county is located in north New Jersey. Somerset county has 301.81 square miles of land area and 3.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Somerset county population is 323,444, which has grown 8.72% since 2000.” USA.com

MONTGOMERY — Seniors from Montgomery High School celebrated their high school prom on Friday night as they arrived to the Hyatt Regency in Princeton. Dressed in beautiful gowns and trendy tuxedos, prom-goers socialized, took lots of selfies and danced the night away.  Check back at nj.com/somerset …

SOMERVILLE –  A Manville man was sentenced to five years in state prison Friday for possession of child pornography. Igor Starobinsky (Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office) Igor Starobinsky, 56, pleaded guilty to second-degree possession of child pornography. Charges of possession of under 50 grams of marijuana …

BOUND BROOK  — Severe underfunding from the state has forced the borough’s school district to privatize paraprofessionals and custodians, Mayor Bob Fazen said Wednesday. Bound Brook High School (Dave Hutchinson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) Members of the Bound Brook Education Association, parents, community …

SOMERVILLE – Somerset County Freeholders approved a $229 million county budget on Tuesday night.  The amount to be raised by county property taxes would increase 1.97 percent in the 2017 budget, to $189.5 million. The county tax rate would increase slightly from 32.01 to 32.13 cents per $100 …

SOMERVILLE – A Franklin Township man found guilty of second-degree aggravated assault in a 2015 drive-by shooting in the township was sentenced to 13 years in state prison Monday in Somerset County Superior Court. Devin Alexander (Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office) Devin Alexander, 22, of the …

SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Freeholders voted Tuesday night to join the opposition to the construction of a Williams Transco’s Northeast Supply Enhancement project, which includes a proposed compressor station in Franklin Township. The freeholders join others, including local and state leaders, who are opposing the …

BERNARDS – A special Township Committee meeting to discuss a settlement in lawsuits filed by the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and the U.S. Department of Justice has been postponed to next month, Michael P. Turner, president of the Trenton-based public relations firm representing the …

BRIDGEWATER – Two State Police troopers helped deliver a baby on the side of Interstate 287 in Somerset County on Tuesday morning. New Jersey State Police Trooper Tony Lee (left), Trooper Luis Valle (right), Cecelia Ingles, Lou Ingles and baby Mateo Ingles. (Courtesy State Police)  …

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