Residents living near the Wemple property at Twin Oaks and Foothill roads listened as Stop 18 Homes attorney Jeffrey Brookner questioned the applicant's engineer on issues of drainage and whether more development could cause additional flooding for homes.
The township council opted to start remediation on a house at 24 Claire Drive where the owner has ignored court orders and other requests for removing debris and other items from the property. The township will do the work and charge the costs to the owner, Kevin Miller, who has abandoned the house.
The Bridgewater PBA has collected gift cards from businesses and donations from residents to help the two families whose homes were destroyed after they were struck by lightning on June 22.
Bridgewater resident, and musician, Alan Grant wrote a song about his father's battle with cancer that is being used to raise money for the Somerset Medical Center's Steeplechase Cancer Center.
The township council approved two separate resolutions at a special meeting Wednesday to create agreements for developmentally disabled units to be created in Bridgewater as part of the recently submitted COAH spending plan.