20 Most Read Bridgewater Stories in August
Here is what people were reading in the month of August.
A person was found dead in a vehicle behind the Best Buy, on Commons Way, early in the day Aug. 10. An investigation found that no foul play was involved.
After working together on a contract since before June 2011, the board of education and Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association have settled on a contract settlement, with details to be revealed once it is ratified.
The fourth season of "Jerseylicious" ended in August with a recap episode that ended in fights among cast members.
Police revealed that the person found behind Best Buy had apparently committed suicide, but they declined to release more information out of respect for the family.
Route 206 near the Bridgewater Commons Mall was backed up for a little more than an hour after a three-car accident that led to one car catching on fire.
The accident that caused traffic delays occurred when one car failed to stop and set off a chain reaction with two other cars. The first car caught on fire, but there were no major injuries.
A Bridgewater man is facing a minimum of 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography on his computer.
A coach with the Somerset Valley YMCA was fired after it was revealed that he had served five years in jail for having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
Students at Bridgewater-Raritan High School achieved the highest average advanced placement scores in AP calculus and probability/statistics tests ever recorded at the school.
A young Bridgewater girl, who suffers from autism, performed with the New York Jets Junior Flight Crew during a Jets preseason game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.
Traffic was not interrupted when a truck hit the median on Route 287 and spilled diesel fuel onto the road in the shoulder.
Members of the Sikh Temple Gurudwara's home on Washington Valley Road in Bridgewater said education is important to protect against more shootings like the one at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin.
A North Brunswick man was arrested after he was found with heroin and cocaine on his person on Main Street in Bridgewater.
Jewelry and coins were stolen from a home on Washington Valley Road July 27, and police are investigating the case.
New BRHS principal Brett Charleston talked about how he will be visible to both students and parents during the coming school year.
The school district is testing out a new spelling pilot program to increase mastery for kindergarten through fifth grade students, in line with state requirements.
A Martinsville girl earned an award for testing out a new program to help improve mobility in her arm after undergoing surgery to end a seizure disorder.
The high school was ranked No. 113 by NJ Monthly, dropping from No. 67 in 2010.
The Somerset County 4-H Fair lasted three days, with animals, food and lots of vendors to keep people busy and entertained.
After winning a second straight Tournament of Champions title, the 2012 lacrosse team was honored by the township council.