June 2020 Edition
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Hunterdon County 579 Trail Has Launched!!!

Abundant availability of locally grown and produced food & beverage items is one of the best parts of living in Hunterdon County! The 579 Trail has been created to make it easier for residents and visitors alike to taste the goodness of Hunterdon County. Explore farmers markets, vineyards and much more… a bounty of fresh food awaits!
Rediscover your beautiful backyard...farms, markets, wineries and more!   #hunterdon579trail

Plans Move Forward to Create Hunterdon’s First Riverside Park

With eyes on creating the first riverfront county park and connecting economic and recreational opportunities for residents, visitors and businesses alike, Hunterdon has taken next steps towards creating a park along the Delaware River, with plans to connect the new park, to be located in Milford, with Frenchtown via trail.  

Hunterdon Grants Continue to Support Local Economic Development Projects

Four new economic development grants designed to improve the economic and business climates for Lambertville, Frenchtown, Milford, and Kingwood Township were approved in May. The grants are being used primarily to review local ordinances and procedures so as to encourage local investment.

RELATED : " Grant awarded to Franklin Township to Support Economic Goals "  -

Economic Development Makes Funding Available to Local Merchant Associations
In response to the economic impacts of COVID-19, Hunterdon County expanded its Economic Development Municipal Grant Program to include local merchant groups and nonprofit business associations. The county hopes these groups can help them bolster small businesses in their communities.

HackHunterdon MeetUp Goes Virtual!
Hunterdon County’s premier Tech MeetUp continued on in the face of the COVID-19 disruption!

Join the MeetUp Group Here!

"Like" HackHunterdon on FB Here!

JobsHunterdon Now Makes the Local Job Search Easier

Visit JobsHunterdon.com to view comprehensive listings of local opportunities. Search local jobs by various categories and keep up-to-date on Dept. of Labor and state leads.

Hunterdon County Economic Development and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce create a Joint COVID-19 Business Resource Page

This joint effort has created a one-stop shop for all information needed by the business community during the COVID-19 pandemic. New regulations, executive orders, general news, and funding opportunities are updated daily.

State News

New Jersey Transit unveils it's first ever 10-year strategic plan.

NJT2030 begins with a vision to transform the agency into an innovative, world-class public transportation provider that meets the travel needs of every customer and establishes five over-arching goals:
--Ensure the reliability and continued safety of the transit system
--Deliver a high-quality experience for all customers, with their entire journey in mind
--Power a stronger and fairer economy for all communities in the region
--Promote a more sustainable future for the planet
--Build an accountable, innovative and inclusive organization that delivers for New Jersey.... .. Read More Here

Details on both plans can be found HERE