Government

Automated Trash Collection Begins For Morris Township

August 23, 2014 at 7:46 AM

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Township Department of Public Works would like to remind residents of Morris Township that the Automated Trash Collection Program (Phase 1) will begin on Monday August 25th.

Garbage will be picked up weekly. 

Carts should be placed along the curb, in the street and must leave a space of 4 feet between the cart and other obsticles (trees, mailboxes, or parked cars)

Sign Up for E-News

Carts shall be placed along the curb at dusk of the night preceding the scheduled collection day.

Carts shall be removed from the curb by 6:00 PM of the evening of collection day.

Any questions should be directed to the Department of Public Works office at 973-326-7369

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Morristown

Former Montville Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Assault of Minor Females

January 21, 2017

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Chief Rudolph Appelmann of the Montville Township Police Department announce that Jason Fennes, age 42, of Bloomfield, New Jersey was sentenced today to 14 years New Jersey State Prison, subject to the No Early Release Act, Parole Supervision for Life and Megan’s Law.

The Defendant pleaded guilty on September 22, 2016 to two counts of ...

I-280 eastbound traffic shift necessary for bridge replacement project in Essex County

January 21, 2017

(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced a long-term traffic shift on I-280 eastbound starting this weekend to allow for bridge replacement work, as the I-280 and Route 21 Interchange Improvements Project advances in Essex County.

Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, January 20, until 5 a.m. Monday, January 23, ...

Don't Miss the Morristown/Morris Plains Educators Take On Harlem Wizards

January 9, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Teachers, staff members and principals are set to take on the Harlem Wizards. Come support your educators on Sunday January 22 at 3pm in the Morristown High School Gym.

You don't want to miss the tricks, hoops and alley-oops during this family friendly event

 

The Mommy’s Review - Hidden Figures

MORRISTOWN,NJ - The new movie Hidden Figures is now open in theaters nationwide, and I urge all parents out there to take your children to see it. It is a wonderful film with a wonderful message, not to mention a great endorsement of all things related to STEM.

Hidden Figures brings us to Langley, VA in the 1960s, just as NASA is preparing to launch its first Americans off of the planet and ...

Morristown Library Program to Teach Parents How to Select and Pay for a Quality Preschool

Area Nonprofit to Bring Clarity to Confusing School Choices and Provide Funds to Families in Need

MORRISTOWN, NJ - If you are planning to send your child to preschool in the next year or two — or don’t think you can afford the cost — an upcoming program at The Morristown & Morris Township Library will help resolve your concerns.

On January ...

5 Senior Programs Offered by the Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Office

January 11, 2017

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department is offering 5 programs to seniors in town.

Senior Bingo is held the last Wednesday of the month from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm until the end of May at the Morris Mews.

Senior Funercise is designed specifically for seniors.  The group meets every Monday morning from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm at Fairchild ...

Snow in Morristown? Authorities say 80% Chance

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morristown area may see some snow by Friday morning.  Snow may begin to fall after 8pm Thursday night as temperatures fall into the low 20's, said the National Weather Service. Temperatures will continue to stay in the 20's through Monday, the weather service said.

Current models are suggesting that the Morristown area may see approximately 1 - ...

Maple Sugaring Demonstrations at Morris Parks

January 17, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Learn the process of maple sugaring from start to finish. Identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. Taste-test different delicious syrups, including syrup made at the Great Swamp OEC. Rain or shine.

Dates January: 14, 15, 21, 28, 29 & February: 4, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26

Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 ...

Are You Ready? Here Comes the Polar Plunge

BRR its cold out! Are you brave enough to take on the Polar Plunge to help support Project Playground 2.0??

The Polar Plunge is coming to Denville’s very own Cook’s Pond on February 25th.  At 1pm, get ready to just into a freezing cold body of water in support of ProjectPlayground. Register by February 4th via www.Denvilleplays.com, the cost is $25 and participants must ...

1860s Time Capsule Opening this Saturday in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This Saturday, Jan. 7, a time capsule from the 1860s will be opened at the Hilton Branch of the Maplewood Library (1688 Springfield Ave.) at 10:30 a.m.

The time capsule is from the former Hilton United Methodist Church (at the corner of Boyden Ave. and Tuscan Rd.), according to a Facebook post from Maplewood Mayor Vic De Luca.

"The church was demolished ...

Morristown Middle School Students Grow Microgreens for the Cafeteria

January 19, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In 2009, a Carnegie Foundation commission of distinguished researchers and public and private leaders concluded that "the nation’s capacity to innovate for economic growth and the ability of American workers to thrive in the modern workforce depend on a broad foundation of math and science learning, as do our hopes for preserving a vibrant democracy and the promise of ...

Morristown's Acorn Hall Seeking Volunteers to Un-Decorate From Christmas

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Acorn Hall is looking for volunteers to help them un-decorate from the holiday season. Volunteers are needed this week, Tuesday through Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm.

To volunteer email MCHSAcornHall@gmail.com or call 973-267-3465

Acorn Hall is currently a museum, decorated with original furnishings, carpeting and wall covering. The museum hosts ...

Whole Foods Morristown Will Donate 5% of all Sales to Historic Speedwell on Tuesday January 10

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Help support Historic Speedwell by shopping at Whole Foods Market’s Morristown and Madison locations on Tuesday, January 10 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.. For every purchase made, Whole Foods Market will donate 5% of sales to Historic Speedwell.

Historic Speedwell is known as ‘birthplace of the telegraph,’ and was a titan of progress ...

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

 

Having just passed the winter solstice, dreams of summer, warm beaches, suntan lotion, and the shussh of the ocean lapping the shore are very much on the minds of beach lovers. It is only five months until Memorial Day kicks off the summer season. If you are looking for a novel to titillate your summer musings, Mary ...

Letter to the Editor: A chance to say thank you

January 20, 2017

 

Dear Friend --

Today is a bittersweet day for me. It’s the last time I will communicate with you as your Education Secretary. It’s also an opportunity to celebrate the progress our nation has made over the last eight years toward ensuring all students have access to the rich, well-rounded learning opportunities they deserve. And it is a chance to say thank you.

I am ...

Tech Tip #3: Secure your email from hackers

January 21, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A Gmail phishing* attack has been perpetuated on millions of users in which the hacker sends you a fake email with an attachment that appears to come from one of your friends. Clicking on the attachment takes you to a replica of a Gmail login page. Once you enter your login and password, your email account is successfully hacked.

A single step authentication, i.e., using ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, January 21, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Nature-Infused Yoga Winter Series

Green Health & Wellness

Sat, January 21, 10:00 AM

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison

New Exhibit at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts: ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, January 21, 1:30 PM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Hand-Crafted Paper Workshop

Education Green

Controlled Substances, Theft and Motor Vehicle Crashes Top This Weeks Police Blotter

January 17, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ- Morris County Police Blotter

  
1/3/17: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers observed a suspicious vehicle in Central Park in Parsippany. An investigation led to Christopher J. Griggs, age 18, of Morris Plains, and Cody J. Bubryckie, age 18, of Morris Township, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Being Under the Influence of a Controlled ...

Montessori Preschool Open House

January 17, 2017

At our Winter Open House, you can discover the benefits of a Montessori education for your child. Our Campus Director, Melissa Samoilow, will be available to speak with you about MCA’s early childhood programs and flexible scheduling options. Our Montessori Certified Head Teachers will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the Montessori philosophy. Please feel free to bring ...