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June 28, 2018 – Somerset County July 4th Celebration


North Branch Park – Gates open at 6pm.

HISTORICAL – Third New Jersey Regiment “Jersey Blues” Revolutionary War Encampment – 6pm – 9pm


Free 6pm – 10pm

North Branch Park, Bridgewater
908 722-1200 x5225

Come celebrate Independence Day with spectacular fireworks! North Branch Park gates will open at 6pm to allow vehicles to enter the park, and the fireworks display will be held at 9:30pm. Visitors should plan to arrive early. Food will be available for purchase, and a Revolutionary War encampment will re-create life during the 1770’s. Park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the Independence Day fireworks begin. Picnic baskets are also allowed, but alcohol is prohibited.

For your safety and enjoyment, Somerset County Park Commission and the Bridgewater Police offer the following information so you may plan ahead. Arrive early to avoid parking delays.

Please note: Vehicular traffic exiting the park after the fireworks will be delayed for about 30 minutes to allow pedestrians to cross Milltown Road. In case of inclement weather, fireworks only will be held on Wednesday, July 5. Call the Activity Hotline at 908 722-1200 Ext. 5351 for an update.

For more information call 908 722-1200 . Individuals with hearing impairments may use the Relay Service @ 711.

No parking will be permitted along Routes 202 & 22. Violators are subject to ticket and tow at the owners expense.

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October 5, 2017 – Suspicious Incident on Cedarbrook Road

Bridgewater, NJ – The Bridgewater Police Department is currently investigating a suspicious incident on Cedar Brook Road. A female was attempting to get into her residence when a maroon van pulled into her driveway. The male driver exited his vehicle and followed her on her property. There was no contact made between the male and the resident. He then returned to his vehicle and drove away.

The male is described as a white male, 50-60 years old with salt and pepper hair. The incident is under investigation. If you have any information to assist us in this investigation, please contact us at (908) 722-4111 or our TIPS line at (877) 660-4636.

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