#ChildMolester | Top 10 Stories Of October In Somerset County


SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — It’s been a busy month in October and it can be hard to keep up with all of the local news in Somerset County. No worries, we have compiled the top clicked stories of the week in Somerset County.


200 Years Of History Burned Away In Hillsborough Fire

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Just like that in one night 200 years of history was burned away. Now all that remains of the historic South Branch Hotel in Hillsborough is a pile of rubble following an early… Read more


Staff Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Stage House Somerset Closes

SOMERSET, NJ — The Stage House Tavern in Somerset is temporarily closed after several employees tested positive for the coronavirus.One employee tested positive for COVID-19 last Saturday,… Read more


11 NJ Driver’s License, MVC Centers Go Appointment-Only

NEW JERSEY — Long lines have plagued New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Centers since its reopening in July. Starting Nov. 2, some of the MVC centers will no longer allow walk-ins, shifting to an… Read more


Attendees At Trump’s NJ Event Say They’re Not Worried About COVID

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Despite President Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus test, some attendees of his fundraising campaign in Bedminster last week tell Patch they are not worried. In the past… Read more


12 Alleged Child Predators Busted In Somerset County Sting

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — Twelve child predators who used social media and chat apps to arrange sex with underage girls and boys were busted in an undercover sting operation by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s… Read more


Bridgewater Couple Brings Halloween Joy Amid Coronavirus

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Every October skeletons rise up from the ground at 948 Route 202 in Bridgewater. And this year is no different as Jim and Joann Adams will continue their “13 skeletons” display and… Read more


Gov. Murphy: Trump’s Visit To NJ ‘Wrong Decision At Every Level’

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday blasted President Donald Trump’s recent visit to his golf club in Bedminster, telling CBS… Read more


Surge In Car Thefts Reported In Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — Authorities are stepping up patrols after a recent surge in car thefts was reported this past weekend in Somerset County. There were 3 cars stolen in Basking Ridge, 1… Read more


Bonefish Grill Permanently Closes Somerset County Location

GREEN BROOK, NJ — Bonefish Grill has permanently closed its only Somerset County location. The seafood restaurant chain, with a location on Route 22 East in Green Brook, removed its outdoor… Read more


Community Mourns, Holds Candlelight Vigil For Bridgewater Toddler

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The community is coming to grips with tragedy now that Jennifer Loughran, founder of the Somerset County Mask Squad, is mourning the loss of her 17-month-old son, Finn. A… Read more

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