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Bridgewater Yard Waste www.bridgewaternj.gov/yard-waste/ 136 Foothill Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 M-F 7:30 am Ð 3:45 pm - Sat: 8:00 am - 1:30 pm Bulky Trash www.bridgewaternj.gov/bulky-trash/ Electronics Electronics (www.bridgewaternj.gov/recycling)/ 8 AM - 3 PM 411 Chimney Rock Road, Building A Bound Brook, NJ Electronics - Newtech Recycling (732) 564 3110 600A Apgar Drive, Somerset, NJ - Somerset County: Lisa Krueger 908.231.7020 firstname.lastname@example.org Malissa Harvey - Recycling coordinator 908-231-7109 https://www.co.somerset.nj.us/recycle/index.html Schedule List by type How to Guide Home pickup Schedule 1st Saturday 1st Saturday drop-off oil, tires, metal, microwave, paper, plastic 40 Polhemus Ln, Bridgewater, NJ 8 AM - 2 PM Hazardous waste 5 locations 1/yr each. Division of Solid Waste Management at SolidWaste@co.somerset.nj.us or (908) 231-7681. Bridgewater: Nadine Belnay, Township Recycling Coordinator, (908) 725-6300 X-255 www.bridgewaternj.gov/environmental-recycling/ Tyson Murdock, Public Works (908) 725-6300 Ext. 6013 email@example.com Other:Demographics:
Growth 1990-2000: 32%
Housing Units: 15,879 Land Area: 32.68 sq. mi.
Type of Government: Mayor/Council
Bridgewater Township was formed by Royal Charter by King George II of England on April 4, 1749. The township was also the scene of two American military encampments during the Revolutionary War. The first was in 1777 and lasted 35 days and the second was in 1778-79 when Washington and his troops made winter camp at what today is called the Middlebrook Encampment. Formerly 55 square miles, Bridgewater originally covered parts of Warren, Branchburg and all of what is now Somerville, Bound Brook and Raritan. --- A charter from King George II created Bridgewater on April 4, 1749. This grant included Branchburg, Bound Brook and Raritan, and parts of Warren and Green Brook. The description of the northern boundary is still being reinterpreted today. ---
Regional School Board (for Bridgewater and Raritan): (908) 685-2777.
Governing Body: Mayor: Patricia Flannery; Council
Library North Bridge Street and Vogt Drive, (P.O. Box 6700), (908) 526-4016
Money Magazine ranks Bridgewater 15th among 26 Eastern U.S. towns with populations under 100,000. Major reasons were the very high ranking for low crime (top 5 percent) and student-teacher ratios (top 3 percent).
But where does Money Magazine rank Bridgewater on environmental issues? In the lower 50 percent. Most telling is Bridgewater's rank in the cost of automobile insurance, the bottom 5 percent.
Roadside Farm Stands:
Dutch Hollow Farm Stand, 895 Meadow Road, (908) 725-3049,
Melick's Town Farm, 351 Route 28, (908) 572-0225, www.melickstownfarm.com
English Farm, 3625 Valley Road, (908) 647-3420, www.englishfarm.org
Bardy Farms And Greenhouses, 149 Washington Valley Road, (732) 356-4244, www.bardyfarms.com
Emergency Medical Services See Medical Services page