News & Information

Township News

Veterans Day Ceremony Held On November 11th at the Municipal Complex Garden of Honor

Hillsborough’s annual Veterans Day ceremony was held on Monday, November 11th at the Municipal Complex Garden of Honor. The guest speaker was a Hillsborough graduate and long-time resident Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Jon Lapidow. Mayor Frank DelCore was joined by Committeeman Shawn Lipani and Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker. A reception was held in the Municipal […]

0 comments

Three Police Officers Promoted to Sergeant – Veteran Officers Sworn in to Fill Vacancies

The Hillsborough Township Committee promoted three police officers from the Department to fill vacancies in the position of Sergeant at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting. “As a result of retirements and subsequent promotions, there exists vacancies within the Department in the position of Sergeant. Based on the vast experience base we have within the Police Department, […]

0 comments

Save The Date: Christmas Tree Lighting December 6th – Celebrate the Holiday Season with Festive Township Activities

Hillsborough Township will kick off the Holiday Season on Friday, December 6th with the annual lighting of the Township Christmas Tree. The festivities will begin at 6pm and will include train rides (weather permitting) from 6-8pm, inflatable attractions, a surprise visit from Elsa, Anna, and Olaf of Disney’s Frozen as well as toy soldier stilt […]

0 comments

Township Partners with PBA #205 For Hillsborough Community Night At The NJ Devils Game Against The Philadelphia Flyers On November 1st

Mayor Frank DelCore was joined by Committeeman Shawn Lipani and some Township employees for Hillsborough Community Night at the Devils Game on November 1st. As in years past, Hillsborough Township was recognized throughout the evening including the Hillsborough Police Department’s Honor Guard presenting the colors, a group welcome on the scoreboard and a post-game on-ice […]

0 comments

Sunnymead Elementary School Holds Veteran’s Day Breakfast

On November 1st, Sunnymead Elementary School held a Veteran’s Day Breakfast for student’s friends and family. It was their way of thanking those who are serving or have served our country. In addition to the students’ friends and family, Mayor Frank DelCore attended the event. “It is was an honor to share the event with […]

0 comments

HERO Campaign For Designated Drivers Seeks To End Drunk Driving Tragedies

The HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® seeks to end drunk driving tragedies nationwide by promoting the use of safe and sober designated drivers. The HERO Campaign is a federally registered, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that partners with law enforcement agencies, schools and colleges, bars, taverns and restaurants, the U.S. Navy, professional sports teams, state divisions of […]

0 comments

Township Committee Proclaims October 24th As “Lights On Afterschool” Day

At the October 22nd meeting, the Township Committee proclaimed October 24th as “Lights On Afterschool” Day. This is a national celebration of afterschool programs that promote the importance of quality afterschool programs in the lives of children, families and communities. “We encourage continued innovative after school programs and activities that ensure the lights stay on […]

0 comments

Jason’s Run Recognized For Its 10th Anniversary

At the October 22nd meeting, the Township Committee recognized the Walton family and Jason’s Run for the 10th anniversary of the event. “The Hillsborough Township Committee is very proud of the Walton family and the Jason’s Run event,” said Mayor Frank DelCore. Hillsborough High School track star Jason Walton took his life in 2008. Jason’s […]

0 comments

Township Committee Recognizes Amanda Wendt For Earning Gold Award

At the October 22nd meeting, the Township Committee recognized Amanda Wendt for earning her Gold Award. Amanda is a senior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Girl Scout Troop 60365. “We recognize and extend our sincere congratulations to Amanda for having earned her Girl Scout Gold Award,” said Mayor Frank DelCore. Amanda’s Gold […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Police Department Held Crime Prevention Talks For Hillsborough Residents

The Hillsborough Township Police Department held Crime Prevention Talks for Hillsborough Seniors and Hillsborough residents. Topics were tips to prevent fraud and how to not become victims of a crime. These discussions were timely as we are approaching the holiday season. The first series of talks were presented to both of our Hillsborough Senior Groups. […]

0 comments

Non-Profit Organizations Receive Grant Funds Through Affinity Hillsborough Rewards Visa Credit Card Program

Six different non-profit organizations received grant awards through the Hillsborough Rewards Visa Credit Card Program at the October 22nd Township Committee Meeting. Representatives from the organizations were present to accept the ceremonial check presented by Mayor Frank DelCore, Hillsborough Township Committee, and the members of the Credit Card Advisory Committee. The total amount awarded on […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Building Department Holds Public Forums for Contractors and Residents

Hillsborough Township’s Building Department held two public forms for residents and contractors. These educational discussions were well-received by audiences and may be held again in 2020. The resident forum was conducted by Building Department Technical Assistants. Various topics regarding what to know before selling your home or buying a new one were addressed. This included […]

0 comments

Senior Parking Spaces Reserved at Hillsborough Municipal Complex

A suggestion to have reserved parking spaces at local businesses for seniors came out of a community outreach program Mayor Frank DelCore and Township Administrator Anthony Ferrera attended at Gateway at Royce Brook in September. The Gateway residents also suggested having reserved spots at the Municipal Complex as parking is limited. To kick-off the process, […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Children’s Halloween Party Held on October 24th at Norz Hill Farm

Hillsborough’s Annual Children’s Halloween Party was held on Thursday, October 24th from 3:30 – 5:30 at Norz Hill Farm. Children had the opportunity to go on hayrides, pick pumpkins from the patch, go through the bale maze and receive goody bags & pumpkins. Record crowds attended the event. Members of Hillsborough Girls Scout Troops and […]

0 comments

Toys for Tots Collection At Hillsborough Municipal Building

Toys for Tots, a 70-year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, provides happiness and hope to less fortunate children during each Christmas holiday season. The toys, books and other gifts collected and distributed by Marines and volunteers offer these children recognition, confidence and a positive memory for a lifetime. We believe […]

0 comments

Annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade and Costume Contest Held on October 26th

Hillsborough’s Annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade and Costume Contest was held on Saturday, October 26th at the AVM Dog Park. Costumed canines and their owners paraded from the pavilion to the dog park where Mayor Frank DelCore, along with Deputy Mayor Doug Tomson, announced the winners in small, medium and large dog categories. Hillsborough’s Annual Howl-O-Ween […]

0 comments

Varun Deb Recognized At October 15th Township Committee Meeting

At the October 15th meeting, the Township Committee recognized Hillsborough High School Senior and Varsity Lacrosse player, Varun Deb, for having been named to the US Lacrosse 2019 Boys’ High School All-Academic list. An honoree is a player who exhibits exemplary lacrosse skills, good sportsmanship on the field, and represents high standards of academic achievement […]

0 comments

“Night of Conversation” To Be Held on November 14th

Somerset County YMCA, Hillsborough Township School District, Empower Somerset, the Safe Communities Coalition of Somerset County, Hillsborough/Millstone Municipal Alliance and Hillsborough Youth Services Commission are partnering to host the 3rd annual “Night of Conversation” to encourage parents to talk to their children about alcohol and drug addiction. The event will be held on November 14th […]

0 comments

Two Police Officers Promoted Within The Hillsborough Township Police Department -Veteran Officers Sworn In To Fill Vacancies

At the October 22nd meeting, the Hillsborough Township Committee promoted two police officers from the Department to fill vacancies in the positions of Captain (1) and Lieutenant (1), at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting. “There exists various vacancies within the Department and as a result of the vast experience base we have within the Police Department […]

0 comments

Local Charity “Somos” Will Host a Halloween-Themed Fundraiser on October 27th

Local charity “Somos” will be hosting a Halloween-themed fundraiser small sided soccer tournament at Singley Park on Sunday, 10/27. Come show off your costumes and your soccer skills while supporting the empowerment of kids through sports. Somos is a non-profit organization that collects and recycles used sports equipment for Central American communities in need. Rhys […]

0 comments

Mayor’s Walk & Talk Held on Sunday October 13th at Duke Farms

The first Mayor’s Walk & Talk Wellness Program was held on Sunday October 13th. Residents joined Mayor Frank DelCore on a short course at Duke Farms. It was a glorious day to take a walk and spend time talking to the Mayor on matters that mean most to residents. “Thank you to all those who […]

0 comments

Hillsborough’s 11th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Will Be Held On Monday, November 11th With Guest Speaker US Army Lieutenant Colonel Jon Lapidow

Hillsborough Township will be hosting its 11th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Garden of Honor, located at the Hillsborough Township Municipal Complex. “It is an absolute honor to celebrate our Veterans and we invite members of the community to observe the Garden of Honor ceremony,” said […]

0 comments

Township Committee Supports October 23rd-31st As Red Ribbon Week

At the October 22nd meeting, the Township Committee proudly supported the National Family Partnership for Drug Free Youth, the District Life Skills Committee and the Hillsborough/Millstone Municipal Alliance’s National Red Ribbon Campaign which will be celebrated October 23rd through October 31st, offering citizens the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to drug free lifestyles. Red Ribbon […]

0 comments

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and approximately 1 in every 700 children are born with Down syndrome, representing an estimated 6,000 births per year in the United States. There are over 400,000 individuals living with Down Syndrome in the United States. At the October 15th meeting, the Township Committee declared October as National […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Receives Grant from County – Van der Veer Harris House Beneficiary

“We are pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from Somerset County’s Cultural & Heritage Commission to replace the main roof of the Van der Veer Harris House,” announced Mayor Frank DelCore. Mayor Frank DelCore was joined by Committeeman Shawn Lipani and Committeewoman Olivia Holmes at last week’s Somerset County Freeholder’s meeting where the […]

0 comments

Hillsborough’s Annual Howl-O-Ween Will Be Held On October 26th

Hillsborough’s Annual Howl-O-Ween Party will be held on Saturday October 26th at the AVM Dog Park. “Join us for our 5th Annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade and Costume Contest at the dog park at AVM. Registration begins at 8:30 am on the 26th and the Howl Parade will be at 9:00 am, complete with a costume […]

0 comments

Safety Tips and Curfew Information for Halloween

Chief Michael McMahon would like to remind residents of safety precautions for those participating in various Halloween festivities, in addition to offering suggestions to parents of young children who “Trick of Treat” from door to door at this time of year. The following precautions are intended for a safe and happy time for all Township […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Employees Support BORO Pride

The BORO Pride initiative grew from conversations with Dr. Lisa Antunes, Acting Superintendent of Hillsborough Township Public Schools, and the Hillsborough Education Association (HEA) related to collaboration and stakeholder connections that strengthen our schools and community. Following these conversations, Elena Maucere, HEA 2nd Vice President and PRIDE Chair, began looking into how we could further […]

0 comments

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

At the October 15th meeting, the Township Committee declared October, 2019 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. It is also National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the loss of a child due to stillbirth, miscarriage, SIDS and any other cause during pregnancy or infancy. […]

0 comments

Garba & Dandia Night Held On September 28th

The Asian Indian Heritage Association of Hillsborough held the Garba & Dandia Night on September 28th at the Hillsborough High School. Garba & Dandia Night is held each year as a celebration of traditional Indian dance with colorful sticks. Mayor Frank DelCore joined the event and was able to share in the celebration of Indian […]

0 comments

Preparing For Winter

In an effort to reduce downtime of equipment, DPW mechanics are focusing efforts on maintenance and repairs of the snow and ice equipment and trucks in advance of the winter months. The recently installed new salt brine making system is up, running and ready to go. The new equipment will allow for a much faster […]

0 comments

Cancer Thriving and Surviving Workshop

Cancer Thriving and Surviving Workshop at the Senior Wellness Center at Bridgewater starting November 13th. Participants must be 60 and above and preference is given to county residents.

0 comments

Maintenance and Upkeep of Stormwater Facilities

The Engineering Department would like to remind property owners, specifically businesses and homeowner associations, that they are responsible for maintenance and upkeep of their stormwater facilities (i.e., detention basins, catch basins, piping). Lack of maintenance will cause additional flooding to adjoining properties. In addition, per Township Ordinance, all property owners with private stormwater facilities are […]

0 comments

Stay In Contact With Your Contractor

As a reminder, if you are hiring a contractor to do work on your home, it is important to stay in contact with them. Good communication with your contractors helps keep you in the loop of the project and inspection status.

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Health Department Recognizes October As Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Health Department recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Screening tests for early detection can be critical to successful treatment. The American Cancer Society guidelines on screening have been updated to take individual risk factors into consideration. Please check their website at www.acs.org to read about the types of tests and frequency recommended for […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Board of Education – December 10th Referendum

DThe Board of Education unanimously voted on October 14, 2019, to hold a December 10, 2019, referendum on a $35.4 million project to fund improvements to all Township schools.  The state has agreed to contribute $14.1 million toward the overall cost of the project.   This referendum – Repair, Replace, Revive – will address essential infrastructure […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Boy Scout Troop 489 Journey to Philmont Scout Reservation

Submitted By Jack Dankers For Boy Scouts, it’s a legendary adventure: a 2 week backpack hiking trip in the back country of the Rocky Mountains! And eight scouts from Hillsborough’s Troop 489 had the chance to take it on over the summer. On July 10, those eight scouts — Jack Dankers, Jamie Gaffney, Connor Lydon, […]

0 comments

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Hillsborough Township Committee proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the September 24th meeting. Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first recognized in 1981, by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, as a Day of Unity to connect battered women’s advocates across the country. “We encourage all to support victims and survivors and speak […]

0 comments

Boys and Girls Winter Basketball Leagues

There’s still room on both the Boys and Girls Winter Basketball Leagues. The boys league is open to boys in grades 4 – 12 and the girls league is open to girls in grades 3 – 8. New to this year’s program is the Girls Basketball Cross-Town League where the girls will play other local […]

0 comments

Auten Road Debris Facility Will Be Open October 19th For Tree Debris Drop Off

In light of the recent storm, the Hillsborough Township Public Works Department will open the Auten Road Debris Facility Saturday, October 19th from 7:00am to 3:00pm to allow residents to drop off tree debris from the storm. Identification confirming Hillsborough residency will be required. The Auten Road Debris Facility is located opposite ​of ​the ​Auten […]

0 comments

Added/Omitted Tax Bills

The added/omitted tax bills will be mailed the week of October 14th. This is a separate billing and will be due on November 1, with a 10 day grace period in addition to the tax bill you received in mid-September. If you have any questions on the calculation of this billing, please contact the Assessor’s […]

0 comments

Raking Leaves Near Drainage Bins

The Engineering Department would like to remind residents not to rake fallen leaves near drainage catch basins. Tree leaves will block the flow of rain water to these catch basins and could cause flooding.

0 comments

Email Address on Building Permit Applications

Please make sure that when filling out your Building Permit Applications the e-mail addresses for the contractor and the property owner are included and clearly printed. We are now able to send permit correspondence via email which can help eliminate delays.

0 comments

Halloween Safety Precautions

Chief Michael McMahon would like to remind residents of safety precautions for those participating in various Halloween festivities, in addition to offering suggestions to parents of young children who “Trick of Treat” from door to door at this time of year. The following precautions are intended for a safe and happy time for all Township […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Animal Food Drive Held September 15th to 21st

An Animal Food Drive was held September 15th through September 21st. Collection bins were placed in several sites throughout Hillsborough including the Municipal Building. All donations went to the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter. “We thank Didier Jiminez for his initiative in taking on this project and for his care and concern for animals,” said Mayor […]

0 comments

Township Halloween Events and Important Curfew Information

Children’s Halloween Party, Thursday October 24th, Norz Hill Farm 5th Annual Howl-O-Ween Party, Saturday October 26th, AVM Dog Park “Hillsborough Township’s Halloween Party is set for Thursday, October 24th from 3:30 until 5:30 pm at Norz Hill Farm,” reminded Committeeman Shawn Lipani, Liaison to Parks and Recreation. Pre-registration is required and can be completed via […]

0 comments

Crime Prevention Talk with Hillsborough Police Department – Learn How NOT To Be A Victim

The Hillsborough Township Police Department will hold a Crime Prevention Talk on Monday October 21st at the Township Municipal Complex from 7:00pm to 8:00 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room. The police will discuss how NOT to be a victim of crime and share practical tips for staying safe. This event is open to all ages.

0 comments

Hillsborough Jr Raiders Hold Their 1st Annual Cornhole Night Under The Lights Event

On Friday September 27th, the Junior Raiders held their first cornhole event under the lights on the football field. All money raised goes to support the travel costs for any Jr Raider team that makes the playoffs. The event drew 50 teams to play cornhole and attendees enjoyed food, music and a showing of the […]

0 comments

Township Committee Recognizes October 11th as International Day of the Girl

At the October 15th meeting, the Township Committee recognized October 11th as International Day of the Girl. Code Ninjas Hillsborough held the first annual Girls and Women in STEM event on Friday, October 11, 2019 to bring light to this day and empower and encourage girls in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. […]

0 comments

Township Committee Recognizes Dance For The Cure As Part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of this disease, encourage early detection, and support research to find a cure. The National Cancer Institute estimates, in the United States, more than 268,600 (female) and 2,670 (male) new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed this year. At […]

0 comments

Seasoned Veteran Police Officers Elevated to the Rank of Lieutenant

The Hillsborough Township Committee promoted two long time veterans of the Police Department to the position of Lieutenant. Joined by their respective families, David Fisher and James Omert were sworn in at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting. The vacancies in the position of Lieutenant were the result of recent retirements and the promotion of Police Chief […]

0 comments

Township Exploring Potential Express Weekend Service from Hillsborough Township to New York City

“Hillsborough Township is excited to announce that we are looking to bring express weekend traveler service from Hillsborough to New York City. We are asking residents to participate in an online survey,” announced Mayor Frank DelCore at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting. Ridewise is surveying the residents of Hillsborough Township to determine the level of interest […]

0 comments

Operation Take Back will be held on 10/26 – “The Day to Dispose of your Unused, Unwanted, and Expired Household Medicine”

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Location: Hillsborough Municipal Complex, Police Department Lobby The Hillsborough Township Police Department is again participating in “Operation Take Back”, a program from the Drug Enforcement Administration, for residents to safely dispose of their unused, unwanted, or expired household medicine. If you have household medicine […]

0 comments

Public Health Info: Adolescent Immunization Campaign – Protect Me With 3+

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Health, is hosting the eighth annual Protect Me With 3+ adolescent contest. The contest raises awareness about the importance of adolescent immunizations among preteens, teens and parents to increase vaccination rates for: tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis […]

0 comments

Mayor Frank DelCore Recognizes Adult Day Center of Somerset County

On Friday, September 20th, Mayor Frank DelCore, Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia Walsh and Branchburg Mayor Anna Columbus visited the Adult Day Center of Somerset County and recognized them for their value and service to the residents of Hillsborough and Somerset County. The Adult Day Center of Somerset County is a nonprofit agency committed to providing […]

0 comments

Home Wines & Marketplace Grand Opening Celebration Held on September 28th

On September 28th Home Wines & Marketplace, located at Nelson’s Corner 601 Route 206 in Hillsborough, celebrated their Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony conducted by Mayor Frank DelCore. Joining the Mayor was Committeewoman Olivia Holmes, Business Advocate David Kois, EBDC Members Toni Natale and John Palinkas, Manager Dan Tong and owners Sanjay Patel […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Webelos Scouts Meet With Mayor Frank DelCore

On September 30th, the Webelos Scouts from Hillsborough Pack 1776 met with Mayor Frank DelCore as part of achieving their Arrow of Light rank. During the meeting, Mayor DelCore discussed topics the Scouts were focusing on as part of their Arrow of Light Adventures. They spoke about the value of participatory citizenship, how our local […]

0 comments

Photo Contributors for 2019 Hillsborough Calendar Recognized

At the September 24th Township Committee Meeting, Mayor Frank DelCore presented certificates of appreciation to individuals who submitted photographs that were used in the 2019 Hillsborough Calendar. Photographers recognized were: Ron Christy, Kristi Hakim, Chandra Hari, Mark Kijek, Keith Marley, Sue Parisi and Helen Wong. “We had many photos submitted for the calendar and thank […]

0 comments

The Piano Studio Grand Opening

The Piano Studio celebrated their Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Sunday afternoon, September 29, 2019. Mayor Frank DelCore, was joined by Business Advocate David Kois, EBDC Members Toni Natale and John Palinkas along with owner Margie Nelson with support from Lori Ressler, Julianna Ressler, Christina Ressler, Isabel Maione, Kristin Cahill, Kyla Kinahan, […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Halloween Events

Join us on Thursday, October 24th from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm at Norz Hill Farm for our Annual Children’s Halloween Party. All children registered will go on a hayride where they can pick a pumpkin from the patch, go through the kids bale maze and receive a goody bag. The cost is $8 per […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Hosts Central Jersey Transportation Forum

Hillsborough Township recently hosted the Central Jersey Transportation Forum at the Somerset County Fire Academy Training Building. Mayor Frank DelCore offered welcoming remarks highlighting the Route 206 bypass update as well as a few other infrastructure updates. Earlier this year Hillsborough Township was recognized by the New Jersey Alliance for Action in conjunction with Somerset […]

0 comments

The Partnership For A Drug-Free New Jersey Sponsors Substance Abuse Prevention Parent Education Program

The PDFNJ presentation is supported by research which demonstrates that kids who communicate regularly with their parents about their daily activities are 67% less likely to be involved with substance abuse than children who have little or no communication. A presentation for parents, grandparents and caregivers of students in grades 4 through 12. Spend an […]

0 comments

Parent Learning Community (P.L.C.) Program: “Don’t be in the dark when it comes to your kids!”

An enlightening program to help you:-Have meaningful conversation with your kids-Stay up-to-date about youth alcohol/drug trends & technology safety-Connect with other parents who want to be involved and informed This is an afternoon series that runs from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm on Wednesdays – October 16th, 23rd & 30th and November 6th & 13th. […]

0 comments

Hillsborough/Millstone Municipal Alliance: Family Unity Night

A free 7 week program for 10-14 year olds and their parents or caregivers. Two sessions are offered and registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Minda Maggio, District Life Skills Coordinator, at 908-431-6600 x2809 or mmaggio@htps.us.

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Fire Department reminds residents: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!

Fire Prevent Week starts on October 6th and ends on October 12th. The Hillsborough Township Fire Marshals are teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your […]

0 comments

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 2019-2020 Essay Competition Theme “What Makes America Great”

Applications are being accepted for the Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Competition and Patriot’s Pen Essay Writing Competition Applications. Deadline for entries is midnight October 31st. The Voice of Democracy has been the VFW’s premier scholarship program since 1947. Each year high school students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an patriotic […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Recognized As 2019 Healthier Somerset Workplace Recipient

Hillsborough Township was recognized as a 2019 Healthier Somerset Workplace Recipient at the 4th Annual Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards Ceremony. The Township received a Gold level recognition award at a recent breakfast event held at Raritan Valley Country Club. “We are very proud of the initiatives put forth at the Township. This is the 4th […]

0 comments

Tyler Tomczak Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Tyler M. Tomczak, a Senior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 489, has recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He was recognized at the September 24th Township Committee Meeting by Mayor Frank DelCore and the Township Committee. “Earning the rank of Eagle Scout is quite an accomplishment and we […]

0 comments

Joseph Meditz Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Joseph Christopher Meditz, a Senior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 489, has recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He was recognized at the September 24th Township Committee Meeting by Mayor Frank DelCore and the Township Committee. “We congratulate Joseph for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and commend […]

0 comments

Township Resident Alyssa Freda Represents Hillsborough UNICO Chapter at 38th Annual John Basilone Memorial Parade

The 38th Annual John Basilone Memorial Parade took place on September 22nd. Hillsborough’s Alyssa Freda was selected as Miss UNICO Hillsborough for 2019-2020. She represented the Hillsborough UNICO chapter at this year’s parade. Miss Hillsborough UNICO is selected based on academics, community service, arts, music, sports and Italian heritage.

0 comments

The 9th Annual Nick Magos Cancer Callout Held At Woods Road Firehouse

On September 24th, the 9th annual Nick Magos Cancer Callout was held at the Woods Road Firehouse in Hillsborough. The event is named after Nick Magos, who was one of the founders of the Somerset SWAT Team and had passed away to cancer. The Nick Magos Cancer Callout is designed to select families every year […]

0 comments

Neshanic Garden Club Recognized for 90 Years of Service to the Community

The Neshanic Garden Club was founded in August 1929 and became a member of The Garden Club of New Jersey in 1949. They were recognized at the September 24th Township Committee Meeting for celebrating the organization’s 90th anniversary. “We thank the Neshanic Garden Club for promoting good will, education and the spirit of giving to […]

0 comments

Meet and Greet Held at Gateway at Royce Brook

On September 17th, Mayor Frank DelCore attended a Meet and Greet at the Gateway at Royce Brook Clubhouse. Residents of the 55 and over community were given a chance to ask questions on topics that were important to them. The Mayor was joined by Township Administrator Anthony Ferrera and they were able to provide pertinent […]

0 comments

Poll Workers Needed

Somerset County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to serve as poll workers on Election days. They currently have vacancies in all Somerset County towns. Bilingual Spanish speakers are also needed. Training is provided prior to every Election and poll workers are paid $200 per Election. FALL CLASS SCHEDULE – CALL TO SIGN […]

0 comments

2019 General Election November 5th

The 2019 General Election is November 5th. Voters can apply for a mail-in ballot. Applications for mail-in ballots are available online or at the County Clerk’s Office, located in the lobby of the county Administration Building at 20 Grove St., Somerville. Voted mail-in ballots can be mailed to the Somerset County Election Board, P.O. Box […]

0 comments

The Piano Studio

Dear Families, The joy of music is something we all have in common. In our busy lives, music can be a point of connection, expression and release. The vision of The Piano Studio in Hillsborough, New Jersey is to provide a nurturing environment for music to be developed in any person. Margaret Nelson and Allison […]

0 comments

Mayor Frank DelCore to Host Mayor’s Walk and Talk at Duke Farms

“I am excited to announce the First Annual Mayor’s Walk which will be held on Sunday, October 13th at Duke Farms,” announced Mayor Frank DelCore. Registration will be held at 8:30 am, with the walk beginning at 9:00 am. Registration is required and the first 100 participants will receive a Mayors Wellness Walk & Talk […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Committee Proclaims September 2019 as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

The Hillsborough Township Committee recognizes September 2019, as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and calls upon citizens, government agencies, organizations, health care providers, and research institutions to raise Ovarian Cancer Awareness and continue helping women live longer, healthier lives and urges women to talk to their health care providers to learn more about this disease. “You […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Parks Now Equipped with AEDs

Earlier this year, approximately 35 Township employees received CPR and AED Training. This coincided with the deployment of AEDs in Township Parks. The following parks have recently been outfitted with AEDs: Country Classics Soccer Fields, Docherty Park, Singley Park, Woodfield Park, Ann Van Middlesworth Park, Flagtown Soccer Fields, Municipal Complex Soccer Fields and South Woods […]

0 comments

New Traffic Pattern at Route 206 and Falcon Road

Hillsborough Township Police Department would like to remind residents of the new traffic pattern at Route 206 and Falcon Road. There will no longer be left turns off Route 206 for Triangle Road access. You must use the jug handle.

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Committee Supports BoroSafe By Declaring September 2019 as National Suicide Awareness Month

September is known throughout the United States as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, an initiative intended to help promote awareness surrounding each of the Suicide Prevention resources available to us and our community. The Hillsborough Township Committee declares September 2019 as National Suicide Awareness Month and vows to continue to support suicide awareness programs dedicated […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Special Olympics Athletes Honored at Township Committee Meeting

At September 10th’s Township Committee Meeting, the Hillsborough Team of Athletes and Coaches were recognized for their award winning efforts at the 2019 Special Olympics USA Summer Games. The 2019 Games were hosted in New Jersey on June 7th – 9th at The College of New Jersey. Nearly 2,500 athletes competed in 7 sports and […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Officials Commemorate 9/11

Two fire companies in Hillsborough Township commemorated the 18th anniversary of 9/11. Station 37 (Hillsborough Fire Company #2) conducted a morning ceremony and Station 38 (Woods Road Fire Company) held an evening ceremony.

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Building Department Hosts First Contractor’s Open House Educational Sessions, Thursday, September 26th

“The Hillsborough Township Building Department will host a Contractor’s Open House on Thursday, September 26th,” reported Mayor Frank DelCore at Tuesday’s Township Committee Meeting. “We are always striving to enhance the relationship between our contractors and the Township, and the next phase is this informational session held by our construction and subcode officials to assist […]

0 comments

Radon Test Kits No Longer Available

The Hillsborough Township Health Department no longer has a supply of Radon Test Kits. When more tests become available, the public will be notified through the Township website and the Mayor’s eNewsletter.

0 comments

Compost Program Being Held on October 15th

At the Sustainable Hillsborough Meeting on October 15th, there will be a program on composting called “Too Good To Waste: Learn How to Compost.” The meeting will held at the Municipal Complex in Conference Room A and will start at 6:30 pm. The program is being led by Nikita Agarwal as part of her Girl […]

0 comments

Fall Activities Registration is Currently Open

The Fall Recreation Activities Guide is here and registration for Fall programs is now open. We offer a variety of programs from coding to tennis for all age groups from toddlers to adults. Log onto our Recreation website hillsboroughnjrecreation.org and check out our Fall Activities guide for these programs and more. New for the fall […]

0 comments

Chip Seal Program To Start Soon

The Public Works Department is currently preparing for the chip seal program that is to begin within the next week. Residents are urged to obey the posted signage as loose gravel is a byproduct of this process. The excess material will be swept up and removed, usually a few days after the installation.

0 comments

2019 Final / 2020 Preliminary Tax Bills Issued

The 2019 Final / 2020 Preliminary Tax bills were mailed last week. For those residents eligible for a Homestead Benefit, your 4th quarter 2019 taxes showed a credit that reflected that reduction. Thanks to Senior Group B for their help in stuffing the tax bills!!!

0 comments

Homeowners Responsible for Trimming Tree Branches

The Engineering Department would like to remind residents that it is the responsibility of the homeowner to trim any tree branches along their property that hang into the roadways or sidewalks. Additionally, if you live on a corner lot, any trees and vegetation cannot block the street corner sight visibility. You can call the Engineering […]

0 comments

2019 Flu Vaccinations

The Hillsborough Health Department and Green Brook Family Practice will sponsor the 2019 flu vaccinations for the Public. The clinic for the Public will be held on Thursday, October 3, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Hillsborough Municipal Building. Ages 6 months and up will be vaccinated. There will be high-dose vaccine for […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township to Host 1st Annual Senior Fun Day in the Park

“Save the date, Hillsborough Township will host the 1st Annual Senior Fun Day in the Park, on Wednesday, October 2nd for all Hillsborough residents age 60 and over,” announced Mayor Frank DelCore. The event will held at Ann Van Middlesworth Park from 9:00 am until noon and include camaraderie, games and a picnic lunch. Games […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Goes Teal in Support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Deputy Mayor Doug Tomson joined Hillsborough Township Employees, along with some residents who have in some way been touched by Ovarian Cancer, at the Municipal Building on August 29th to Turn the Towns Teal®. Turn The Towns Teal® is a national campaign to promote awareness of ovarian cancer. In an effort to raise awareness to […]

0 comments

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Hillsborough’s Newest Korean Restaurant

On Saturday, August 17th KBG Korean BBQ and Grill officially celebrated their Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Mayor Frank DelCore was joined by Committeewoman Olivia Holmes, EBDC Member John Palinkas, and Business Advocate David Kois, and owner Joel Park along with his family, friends, and employees. Korean BBQ and Grill offers build-your-own-bowls, tacos, […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Rewards Credit Card Program Accepting Grant Applications – Deadline is September 30th, 2019

“The Hillsborough Township Credit Card Advisory Committee will be accepting grant applications beginning August 16th for the second round of grants for 2019,” announced Mayor Frank DelCore. “Applications will be made available on the Township website (www.hillsborough-nj.org) or can be picked up in the Administration Office for any Township based non-profit, senior or youth organizations […]

0 comments

Atoms RCers Make a Donation to Hillsborough CAN Program

The Atoms RCers, a Hillsborough based model aeronautics club, presented the Township Community Assistance Network (CAN) program with a donation at the August 13th Township Committee Meeting. “We are always grateful for support for the Community Assistance Network,” Mayor Frank DelCore said. “You would be surprised sometimes when we recognize how blessed we are to […]

0 comments

Eagle Scout Steven Bizzocco Honored by Mayor

The Hillsborough Township Committee recognized Steven Bizzoco at the August 13th Township Committee Meeting for having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Steven Bizzoco is a former Hillsborough High School student and now a rising senior at Westlake High School in California. Steven is a member of Boy Scout Troop 489 and has served as […]

0 comments

Eagle Scout Michael Bizzoco Honored by Mayor

At the August 13th Township Committee Meeting, the Mayor and Township Committee recognized Michael Bizzoco for having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Michael Bizzoco, a Senior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 489, served as Patrol Leader, Chaplain Aid and Order of the Arrow Troop Representative. He is currently […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Rotary Fair Held on August 13th through August 17th a Big Success

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough held their 12th annual Rotary Fair August 13th through the 17th to record breaking crowds despite the inclement weather. This event is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Hillsborough Foundation with all proceeds going back to the community. Mayor Frank DelCore, Committeewoman Gloria McCauley, Committeeman Shawn Lipani and Committeewoman […]

0 comments

Indian Independence Day Is August 15th

At the August 13th Township Committee Meeting the Hillsborough Township Committee recognized August 15th as Indian Independence Day. The Committee also congratulated the Maharaja Club on their upcoming celebration on August 24th and urged all residents to wish the Indian community well as they observe Independence Day. India obtained its independence from the United Kingdom […]

0 comments

Introducing Hillsborough Harvest: New Hillsborough Farm Promotion Program Featured on HBA Website

Hillsborough Township is the premier agricultural community in Somerset County. Agriculture continues to be a vital, active, and viable industry in the Township. Farmland defines the rural history and character of the community. Farming is deeply integrated into the rural history and scenic landscape of Hillsborough Township and greatly valued by its residents. Hillsborough Township […]

0 comments

Grace Giordano Earns Gold Award

Grace Giordano, a senior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Girl Scout Troop 60365, was recognized at the August 13th Township Committee Meeting for having earned her Gold Award. Grace is a member of the National Honor Society, the Art Club and volunteers as a PREP instructor for Catholic education classes at the […]

0 comments

Ariella Franchino Earns Gold Award

At the August 13th Township Committee Meeting, the Mayor and Township Committee recognized Ariella for having earned her Girl Scout Gold Award. Ariella Franchino, a graduate of Hillsborough High School and soon to be Freshman at the University of South Carolina, has been the Hillsborough High School Yearbook Activities Editor and has volunteered through the […]

0 comments

6th Annual Hillsborough Community Night at the NJ Devils Game on Friday, November 1st

Hillsborough Township is once again partnering with PBA #205 to participate in the Hillsborough Community Night at the NJ Devils Game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday, November 1, 2019. “Hillsborough Township will participate in our 6th Hillsborough Community Night at the New Jersey Devils’ Friday, November 1st game against the Philadelphia Flyers, so save […]

0 comments

Reminder: Detour in Wertsville Road area on August 26th

Wertsville Road between Long Hill Road and Montgomery Road is due to be repaved this year. However, as part of the Somerset County bridge replacement project, there is a need to close portions of Wertsville Road and Montgomery Road to through traffic to ensure completion o the bridge replacement and to keep the paving of […]

0 comments

Alyssa Freda of Hillsborough Township has been selected as Miss UNICO Hillsborough for 2019-20

Ms. Freda is a Hillsborough High School graduate and is currently attending Raritan Valley Community College. Her goal upon completing her associate’s degree will be to further her education with a bachelor’s degree and ultimately obtain her master’s degree in Sports Marketing. Ms. Freda has a strong history of helping out her community. She has […]

0 comments

Township Holds Purple Heart Ceremony

On August 7th, Mayor Frank DelCore welcomed Hillsborough Veterans, Purple Heart Recipients, spouses, widows, and the Hillsborough community to commemorate and honor Purple Heart Recipients. Honored guests included Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, Assemblyman Roy Freiman, Deputy Mayor Doug Tomson, Committeewoman Gloria McCauley, Joe Kordzikowsk, Commander of Chapter 27 Military Order of the Purple Heart, and Senior […]

0 comments

Chief McMahon Sworn In as New Police Chief, Chief Darren Powell, Captain Charles Boyle and Lieutenant Michael Fitzpatrick Retire from the Hillsborough Township Police Department

New Police Chief Michael McMahon, who was appointed in July for effective date August 1, 2019, was sworn in at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting. Chief Darren Powell, Lieutenant Michael Fitzpatrick, and Captain Charles Boyle retired as of August 1st from the Hillsborough Township Police Department. Powell and Fitzpatrick received proclamations in honor of their retirement […]

0 comments

Quilt of Valor® Presented to WWII Veteran Thomas Deddy

On Friday, July 26th, a ceremony for Thomas Deddy was held by the Quilt of Valor Foundation at Bridgeway Care Center in Hillsborough. Mr. Deddy is a World War II Veteran. Mayor Frank DelCore was there to share the moment with Mr. Deddy as he was presented with his Quilt of Valor®. “Mr. Deddy is […]

0 comments

Ribbon Cutting for Thai Chili House Held on August 3rd

On Saturday, August 3, 2019, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Thai Chili House. Mayor Frank DelCore was joined by Business Advocate David Kois, restaurant owner Max Lau and his family to welcome the restaurant to the community. Owner Max Lau has 15 years experience cooking Thai cuisine. He named the restaurant Thai Chili House […]

0 comments

2019 Family Campout and Fishing Derby Held On August 2nd

Hillsborough held this year’s annual event on Friday August 2nd to Saturday August 3rd at the Ann Van Middlesworth Park. “We had a fantastic turn-out for both the Fishing Derby and Family Campout,” said Mayor Frank DelCore. The Fishing Derby boasted a record breaking evening with some of the largest fish ever recorded at the […]

0 comments

Somerset County Department of Health Free “Cancer Thriving and Surviving” Workshop

The Somerset County Department of Health and the Regional Chronic Disease Coalition of Morris and Somerset Counties invites people who are battling cancer, cancer survivors, caregivers, and loved ones of anyone affected by cancer to attend a free six-week workshop entitled “Cancer Thriving and Surviving”. The program will teach participants how to set personal goals and develop […]

0 comments

Clothing Bins Logo Change

Many of our residents faithfully donate their clothing to the bins by the Township Building and the ones by Amwell Tire and Auto. Recently, you may have noticed a logo change from Project Graduation to the Hillsborough Youth Service Commission.  The Hillsborough Youth Services Commission (HYSC) has been one of the youth serving commissions in […]

0 comments

2nd Annual Coffee with a Cop Community Policing Event at Starbucks, July 23rd

Hillsborough Township Police Department hosted their 2nd Annual “Coffee with a Cop” on Tuesday, July 23rd, from 4 pm until 6 pm at the Hillsborough Starbucks. The Hillsborough location of the coffeehouse initially approached Hillsborough PBA 205 last year to host the inaugural event. The 2018 event was met with great success and community support. […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township’s Community Night at Somerset Patriots held on Saturday, July 13th

The Somerset Patriots hosted Hillsborough Community Night on Saturday, July 13th. The game started at 7:05 pm and a fireworks display was held after the game. There was pre-game entertainment by Hillsborough community organizations and on-field promotions that residents participated in. A 50/50 raffle was done to support The Shaun O’Hara Foundation a non-profit organization […]

0 comments

Shweta Kumar Honored for Earning Gold Award

At the July 9th Township Committee Meeting, the Mayor and Township Committee recognized Shweta Kumar for having earned her Girl Scout Gold Award. Shweta is a junior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Girl Scout Troop 60786. Shweta’s Gold Award project involved organizing a four week program at the Hillsborough Public Library with […]

0 comments

Simply Sweets Cake Studio Grand Opening

On Friday, July 19, 2019, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Simply Sweets. Mayor Frank DelCore was joined by Committeewoman Olivia Holmes, Business Advocate David Kois, EBDC Members Toni Natale, Janine Erickson, and John Palinkas, and owner Lauren Warmke, along with her husband Cy Warmke, and their two daughters Lizzy and Maddie. Simply Sweets offered […]

0 comments

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for Mr. Romano Borgobello’s AED Donation

Over a year ago, on April 29, 2018, Reanna Nelson was playing in a Hillsborough Soccer Club game while her grandfather, Mr. Romano Borgobello, was watching from the sidelines. Romano Borgobello experienced a medical emergency during the game and two Hillsborough residents and one Edison resident also attending the game came to his aid by […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Employees Help Foodstock Exceed Their Goal in FoodStock Challenge

During the week of July 8th, Foodstock, a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization, challenged local municipalities to collect food and other household necessities to restock local food pantries. Hillsborough Township employees teamed up with their departments for a friendly building-wide competition to see who could collect the most donations. After 5 days and many trips to […]

0 comments

Garden at Municipal Complex Dedicated to Active Duty Police

On June 29th, the Mayor, Township Committee and several officers representing the Hillsborough Township Police Department attended a dedication ceremony for the latest feature at the Municipal Complex. Hillsborough Boy Scout Jack Szwarc, from Troop 186, recently completed his Eagle Scout Project, which consisted of building a garden at the Hillsborough Township Municipal Complex to […]

0 comments

Basin and Roadside Mowing Delayed Due to Weather

The Public Works Department would like to remind everyone that the rainy weather has some of the basin and roadside mowing behind schedule. Thank you for your patience as we are closer to catching up with these tasks.

0 comments

Aritra Banerjee Recognized for Spelling Bee Success

At the July 9th Township Committee Meeting, the Mayor and Township Committee recognized and congratulated Aritra Banerjee for having succeeded to the elite group of finalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, an honor for both him and for those who have guided him. Aritra was the winner of the Auten Road Intermediate School Spelling […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Remembers Former Mayor Gwiazdowski

At the start of the July 9th Township Committee Meeting, Mayor DelCore requested a moment of silence for longtime resident and former Mayor Tony Gwiazdowski, who passed away at the beginning of July. Mr. Gwiazdowski served on the Township Committee from 2002-2004 and was Mayor in 2003. During his term as Hillsborough Mayor, he received […]

0 comments

Lieutenant McMahon named as Sixth Chief of Police for Hillsborough Township

Twenty-two year Veteran of the Force Promoted Hillsborough Police Department’s Lieutenant Michael Mc Mahon was named Chief of Police, effective August 1, 2019, for the Township of Hillsborough, at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting. An official swearing-in will be held at the August 13th Committee meeting. Lieutenant McMahon joined the Hillsborough Township Police Department 22 years […]

0 comments

Hometown Hero Joann McVey Honored for Saving Lives

The Mayor and Township Committee recognized Hillsborough resident Joann McVey at the July 9th Township Committee Meeting for her bravery in saving 9 individuals from a devastating fire on December 30, 2018. Ms. McVey, a tenant living in the upstairs unit of a detached garage of the Manfready residence, woke up at 12:45 am and […]

0 comments

Township Completes First Phase of Road Paving

“Hillsborough Township completed the first roads in the 2019 road paving plan, ” announced Mayor Frank DelCore. The paving and striping on Clawson Drive and Riverside Drive has been completed. “We will move forward with the next set of roads in the coming weeks,” added Mayor DelCore. Additionally, he asked residents to exercise caution and […]

0 comments

HBA Business Social featuring presentation by leading expert in Memory Development, Matthew Goerke

Mayor Frank DelCore welcomed the audience to the HBA Business Social held on June 27th at Royce Brook Golf Club. The social networking event was hosted by the Hillsborough Economic & Business Development Commission and the Somerset County Business Partnership and featured an informative presentation titled “Discovering Your Memory Power” given by one of America’s […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Celebrates Independence Day Fireworks and Family Fun & Music Fest

“This year’s first combined Hillsborough Township Fireworks and Music Fest celebration was a great success”, Mayor Frank DelCore proudly announced. Weather didn’t stop the Hillsborough Independence Day Fireworks Celebration and Family Fun & Music from happening. The event was held on Saturday, June 29th. The event showcased local musical talent, food vendors and businesses working […]

0 comments

Joanna Robison Named Hillsborough Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year

Joanna Robison, a math teacher at Hillsborough Elementary School, has received the honor of being named Hillsborough Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year for 2019 because of her outstanding level of talent and commitment to the Hillsborough School District. Ms. Robison has been a member of the Hillsborough School District faculty since 1999. She has […]

0 comments

Kathleen Holmlund Named Amsterdam Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year

Kathleen Holmlund, a second grade teacher at Amsterdam Elementary School, has received the honor of being named Amsterdam Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year for 2019 because of her outstanding level of talent and commitment to the Hillsborough School District. Ms. Holmlund has been a member of the Hillsborough School District faculty for 15 years. […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Placed #1 in New Jersey in 30,000 to 99,999 population category and 31st in Nationwide Challenge

The results are in for the Wyland 8th annual National Mayor’s Campaign for Water Conservation. Hillsborough Township entered the competition for the first time and finished 31st out of 550+ towns and cities across the U.S. and 1st in New Jersey in the 30,000 to 99,999 population category. The campaign encouraged residents to make a […]

0 comments

Loydes Lewis Named Woodfern Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year

Loydes Lewis, a Spanish teacher at Woodfern Elementary School, has received the honor of being named Woodfern Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year for 2019 because of her outstanding level of talent and commitment to the Hillsborough School District. Ms. Lewis has been a member of the Hillsborough School District faculty for 17 years as […]

0 comments

Michelle Klink Named Sunnymead Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year

Michelle Klink, a fourth grade teacher at Sunnymead Elementary School, has received the honor of being named Sunnymead Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year for 2019 because of her outstanding level of talent and commitment to the Hillsborough School District. Ms. Klink has been a member of the Hillsborough School District faculty for 11 ½ […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Elementary School Flag Day Celebration

Hillsborough Elementary School held its traditional Flag Day ceremony in the gym on Friday, June 4th. The celebration honored veterans of all military branches. The veterans, who have proudly served our country, are family members of Hillsborough Elementary School students. Mayor Frank DelCore addressed the audience of educators, students, veterans and family members. Deputy Mayor […]

0 comments

Hillsborough High School Varsity Softball Team Wins Somerset County Champions

At the June 11th Township Committee meeting, the Hillsborough High School Varsity Softball Team was recognized for their successful season. Not only did they achieve a 14-5 record, but they seeded second in the 2019 Somerset County Tournament and ultimately won 2019 Somerset County Champions. The team is lead by Head Couch Cheryl Iaione and […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Middle School Softball Team Wins 6th Championship in 7 Years

The Mayor and Township Committee recognized the Hillsborough Middle School Softball Team, the coach and parents for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to the sport that led to a very successful season. The 2019 Hillsborough Middle School Softball Team finished the season with a 13-1 record and won the Central Jersey Junior School Softball […]

0 comments

June Designated LGBT Pride Month

The month of June was designated Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall Riots which occurred in June of 1969 and are recognized as the catalyst of the LGBT rights movement. The nation was founded upon a set of principles that include every person has been created equal, that each has rights to their life, liberty […]

0 comments

Hillsborough High School Student Earns Rank of Eagle Scout

Ian Golden, a Sophomore at Hillsborough High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 1776, has recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Ian’s Eagle Scout project consisted of remodeling a multi-purpose room at the local Oak Spring Girl Scout Camp and coordinating more than 15 volunteers to clean, paint and install flooring, wainscoting, […]

0 comments

June 1st “Healthy Hillsborough” Events Were A Big Success

Hillsborough Family YMCA’s Hillsborough Hop 5K and the township’s Green Living & Wellness Fair were held on June 1st. These events brought families and the community together to celebrate healthy living. The day started with the Hillsborough Family YMCA Hop 5K. The event, one of Somerset County’s premier road-USATF sanctioned races, raises funds that help […]

0 comments

Firefighters Support Girl Scout Cookie Distribution Day 2019

Girl Scouts in Hillsborough delivered more than 36,300 boxes of cookies to hungry customers in town and around the country. In addition, nearly 2,400 boxes were donated to military personnel through Operation Jersey Cares. This year, as in many prior years, Hillsborough Fire Company No. 2 offered Girl Scouts the use of the Route 206 […]

0 comments

REACH Interns Recognized at Township Committee Meeting

Hillsborough Township partnered with the School District’s REACH program to offer internships to students at the Municipal Offices. At the May 28th Township Committee meeting, the interns received certificates of achievement from Mayor DelCore and the Township Committee. Pictured is REACH Coordinator Patricia Yale-Wasdyke with some of the REACH interns and Hillsborough Township Technology Director […]

0 comments

Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Winner Honored by Mayor Frank DelCore

Hillsborough High School student, Sean Cavanaugh, won the 2019 Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition and was honored at the May 28th Township Committee meeting. The purpose of this scholarship program is to advance the virtues of elected and volunteer positions in municipal government while raising awareness of municipal government in general. For […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Receives Municipal Innovation Award

Hillsborough Township received the Municipal Innovation Award for the “Going Green: From Infrastructure to Culture” submission at the first annual Municipal Innovation Summit held at Fairleigh Dickinson University on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The Summit featured municipal leaders and industry experts from across the state sharing strategies and the effective use of resources and technology […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Honors Veterans in Memorial Day Events

This past weekend, Hillsborough honored its Veterans with the Annual Salute to Veterans Breakfast, Memorial Day Parade and Commemoration program at the Garden of Honor. Dignitaries in attendance included Senator Kip Bateman, Assemblyman Roy Freiman, Somerset County Surrogate Frank Bruno, Somerset County Freeholders Patricia Walsh, Brian Levine and Shanel Robinson, Mayor Frank DelCore, Deputy Mayor […]

0 comments

Motorcycle Rider Jeff Wyatt Raises Over $25,000 for Charity

Hillsborough Township Mayor Frank DelCore, along with the other Township Committee members, applauded a motorcycle rider who set out on a difficult task to raise money for a charity foundation that is important to him. Jeff Wyatt, a Hillsborough resident, participated and successfully completed the 2018 Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge for JAR of Hope-Team Jamesy […]

0 comments

Jessica Smedley Named Somerset County School Counselor of the Year

Jessica Smedley, the Director of Guidance for Hillsborough Township Public Schools, has received the honor of being named Somerset County School Counselor of the Year 2019 by the Somerset County School Counselor Association. Jessica Smedley has been a member of the Hillsborough School District faculty since 2016. She has advocated for the expansion of the […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Junior Raiders Field Hockey goes Undefeated

The 2018 Hillsborough Jr. Raiders Field Hockey Jr. Stix Gold Team had a very successful season. They achieved a 7-0-0 record and won first place in the New Jersey Pennsylvania (NJPA) Tournament after competing in the Round Robin competition. The young athletes of the team who made this possible were Hannah Bianchino, Victoria Byra, Milan […]

0 comments

Olivia Clapcich and Annalise Meyer Honored by Mayor

Olivia Clapcich and Annalise Meyer are members of Girl Scout Troop 60249 and third graders at Hillsborough Elementary School. Olivia Clapcich and Annalise Meyer, through their Girl Scout Troop, learned about Safe and Sound, an organization that provides housing, counseling, donated supplies, prevention and awareness to women and children seeking confidential refuge from unsafe living […]

0 comments

Hillsborough High School Science Olympiad Honored by the Township Committee

The 2018-2019 Hillsborough High School Science Olympiad team had a very successful year due to their hard work and dedication. The Science Olympiad is a STEM-based competition focusing on build events and study events held across the country. The team placed fourth at the Harvard Invitational Competition, tenth at both the Cornell University and Princeton […]

0 comments

Township to Collect Scenic Photos for the “2020 Hillsborough Calendar”

“We are beginning to work on the 2020 color printed calendar and are pleased to once again partner with Town Planner to produce it,” announced Mayor Frank DelCore. “The printing of the calendar is at no cost to Hillsborough taxpayers as it is funded through the various advertisements contained within the calendar,” added Mayor DelCore. […]

0 comments

Hillsborough Township Launches New Online Tool to Support Local Business Growth

New Online Assistant will Allow Entrepreneurs, Businesses and Investors Access to Critical Market Research and Guidance in One Easy Location Hillsborough Township is pleased to team with award-winning technology firm Localintel to launch the Hillsborough Business & Investment Assistant that will provide businesses, entrepreneurs and investors with online information and advice in an easy to […]

0 comments
Shop Hillsborough