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Alberta Snyder Celebrates 100th Birthday

Alberta Snyder was honored by friends and relatives today at the Township Committee meeting on September 11, 2018, in celebration of her 100th Birthday on August 7, 2018.   Alberta Snyder was born in the home on East Mountain Road where she currently resides and has lived in Hillsborough Township for all of her 100 years. […]

September is National Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide is one of the most disruptive and tragic events a family and community can experience. Annually more than 45,000 lives are lost to suicide. Each person’s death by suicide intimately affects at least six other people, with over 246,000 newly bereaved each year. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death of adolescents, in […]

HTPD Welcomes K9 “Freddy”, Named in Honor of Sergeant Fred Wacker

Mayor Gloria McCauley announced that Hillsborough Township welcomed Freddy the new K9 last week. As a result of the generosity of Dr. Caesar DePaço and Deanna Padovani-DePaço, K9 Freddy is the Township’s third Police K9. He is named in honor of Sergeant Freddy Wacker who unexpectedly passed away in November of 2016. Freddy is an […]

Station 37 Unveils New Engine

On Saturday, August 11th, Hillsborough Fire Company #2, Station 37, located on Route 206, held a truck dedication ceremony to officially announce their newest addition… a 2018 Pierce Velocity tower ladder truck.  The new state of the art apparatus, which replaced an older piece of equipment, will provide firefighters with the latest in technology and safety. […]

Mayor McCauley Visits Camp DeWitt

Earlier this summer, the Girl Scouts of Heart of New Jersey hosted a site visit at the newly renovated Camp DeWitt in Hillsborough.  The intention was to have a session with the Scouts to promote civic engagement and connections with mentors in government, which is central to the Girl Scouts’ all-girl, girl-led experience empowering young women […]

Hillsborough Turns Teal in Support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness

  A group of volunteers, many of them residents who have in some way been touched by Ovarian Cancer, gathered at the Municipal Building on August 31st to Turn the Town Teal. Ovarian Cancer is the deadliest of all gynecologic cancers, and one of the five leading causes of cancer-related deaths in women. In an […]

Hillsborough Seniors and Summer Campers Share Summer Bingo Sessions

Earlier this summer, the oldest and the youngest Hillsborough residents enjoyed two separate multi-generational bingo sessions.  In July, Senior Group A hosted the Recreation Program’s Summer Campers and Senior Group B took their turn at hosting in August.  The events, organized by the Township’s Social Services and Recreation departments gave Hillsborough Senior Citizens and the younger […]

Music Festival Raises Awareness For Suicide Prevention

The Hillsborough Music Festival was back this summer. This community event benefited both BOROSAFE and the Jonah Johnson Youth Scholarship Fund. The Hillsborough Music Festival featured outstanding and diverse local bands, solo artists, great food, vendors, and children’s activities. Since 2010, the festival has raised funds for youth suicide prevention through outreach, education, and mental […]

Opening Alert: Sweetberry Bowls Opens in Hillsborough

Hillsborough, NJ — Three New Jersey locals are teaming up to bring healthy food to Hillsborough with their newest Sweetberry Bowls location. The eatery opened on August 13th and is located at 649 US Highway 206 near the new standalone Starbucks and neighbors with the highly anticipated Chipotle also opening soon. It will be the […]

Flair Dance Academy Recognized for Giving Back to Community

The Flair Dance Academy had a very successful year due to their hard work and dedication. The Flair Dance Academy personnel consists of Amanda Grace, Lou Gardella, Rachel Covert, Alex Manetta, Nanako Yamamoto, Alyson Monaco, Leah Harris and Dawn VanNess. Flair Dance Academy has contributed to the Hillsborough community by raising money for Steps Together […]

Township Building Department Hosts an Informational Station

Enhancing the Customer Experience One Screen at a Time Have you noticed something new at the Building Department? Committeeman Frank DelCore, Liaison to the Township’s Building Department announced the newest addition to the Building Department; a digital informational display monitor.  “Earlier this year, the Township hosted a Business Summit Roundtable in which open conversations between the […]

Township Recognizes Summer Interns

As the summer winds down, Mayor Gloria McCauley took a moment at the last Township Committee Meeting to thank 6 young students who spent their summer break working in Hillsborough Township’s Municipal offices. The Township was fortunate to have both high school and college students working side by side with employees in various municipal departments.  The […]

Green Living Poster Contest Winners Announced

At the August 14th Township Committee meeting, young artists were presented with certificates in recognition of the artwork they submitted for a poster contest held at the 2018 Green Living and Wellness Fair. Participants were asked to design a poster with a “Green Living” message and were judged on message content. Thank you to all […]

Hillsborough Rewards Credit Card Program Accepting Grant Applications

Non-Profit Groups Serving Youth and Seniors Invited to Apply. Deadline is September 28th “The Hillsborough Township Credit Card Advisory Committee will be accepting grant applications beginning August 15th for the second round of grants for 2018,” announced Mayor Gloria McCauley.   “Applications will be made available on the Township website ( or can be picked […]







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