Burglaries, Carbon Monoxide Among February's Top News

A look at the month's favorite stories.

The incidents on Jan. 14 and Jan. 16 reported by police netted a total of $9,253 in goods for the thieves—but police got a break on Feb. 14, when the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office charged a Readington man in connection with a series of area burglaries—and possession of the stolen handgun. 

Carbon Monoxide Causes Silent Sickness for Hillsborough Family

The family reported spending a day coughing and feeling unwell—then, a new carbon monoxide detector indicated the reason. Have you checked your detectors lately?

Hillsborough Salon Among 200 Top Salons in Survey

Salon Today magazine praised Beyond the Fringe's innovative ways of drawing customers when it included the salon in its annual Top 200 survey.

Car Overturns on Millstone River Road

The driver fortunately avoided serious injuries when he tried to avoid a deer on the roadway.

The school board heard the results of a study that showed significant savings with a change in the school's opening time, which reduced the number of bus routes required. Two weeks later, they approved it. 

Extended Family Stepping Up for Toddler Battling Brain Cancer

You can help Billy Biviano by joining the upcoming fundraisers, including a breakfast at Applebee's set for March 9.

Three Hillsborough Women Among County's Outstanding

The annual program by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women will honor Donna Dourney, Dianne Leoni and Viktoria Wargo.

This new feature looks for the topics residents are sharing with each other—what's on your mind?

Henry named Hillsborough's Teacher of the Year

The district announced this year's top teaches this week, with Roberta Henry on top of the list.

State May Name Bypass After Peter Biondi

Legislation moving in Trenton would improve the name of the roadway, if approved.


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