This annual outdoor festival features environmentally-themed activities and fundraising for the Beez Foundation.
Families filled Boyd Park on Sunday during the 33rd Annual Raritan River Festival. Cardboard canoes and rubber ducks raced on the Raritan, while participants checked out local crafts, took part in free fitness demos and listened to live music. Admission was free to the festival, but funds were raised through the annual Rubber Duck Race for the Beez Foundation, which raises money for brain cancer research. Were you there? Check out our photos from the event!
New dock contains 24 slips
The New Brunswick Landing, a new floating dock off the Raritan River, had its official dedication ceremony on June 16 with boaters already taking advantage of the latest addition to the city. Located on the north end of Boyd Park, off Route 18 north, the dock has 24 spots that accommodate boats up to 35-feet long and two 45-feet long boats, one on each side of the dock. “The Raritan River played a critical role in the founding and growth of this county,” said Christopher Rafano, director of the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders “Through the centuries, Middlesex County residents have used the Raritan River for industry, transportation and recreation." The addition of the landing would provide residents the ability to dock while …