Government

September 14, 2019

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Anjali Dahiya, who won the township Environmental Commission's Reuseable Bag Design Challenge, incorporated one of the township's most beloved symbols in her design. Anjali, a seventh grader at the William Annin Middle School, portrayed the great white oak that stood in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- The Bernards Township Health Department announced this week that it has been named one of the top local health departments in the nation serving a population of less than 100,000. The Bernards health department serves six communities in the Somerset Hills and Morris County, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee's agenda for this Tuesday, Sept. 10, includes recognition of the 2019 Reusable Bag Design Challenge winner, Anjali Dahiya. The Bernards Township Environmental Commission had sponsored a 2019 Reusable Bag Design Challenge for ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Health Department, which also serves five other member towns, including Bernardsville, Long Hill, and Peapack-Gladstone, has scheduled a bone density screening and a pulmonary screening during September. Bone density screening scheduled on Sept. 19 at ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Existing laws protect Bernards Township for now from having a marijuana dispensary moving into town without the explicit permission of the Township Committee, township officials concluded following a discussion last week, after which they declined to take action on the issue at ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Summer's last hurrah has arrived with the Labor Day holiday weekend, and both Bernards Township offices and the Bernards Township Library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2. Bernards municipal offices will reopen with the usual schedule on Tuesday, Sept. 3. However, the Labor ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township's Labor Day competitive adult and kids' bicycle races will not be taking place in 2019, out of respect for Greg Cordasco, who had organized the annual Olde Mill Inn races for 27 years before his passing this past April. Cordasco, the co-owner of Liberty ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ At the applicant's request, the Millington Quarry application to subdivide the 180-acre defunct quarry into two separate lots has been removed from the township Zoning Board of Adjustment's Sept. 4 agenda, the township confirmed. No future date has been assigned for the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- Three recent promotions in the Bernards Township police department moved up officers into top ranks to complete reorganization in the department following three new hires, a resignation, and the retirements of two top officers earlier this year. Moving up within the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A topic that has come up on and off again for several months ago _ how changes in New Jersey's marijuana laws might play out locally _ is scheduled to come up again at Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting. The agenda for Aug. 27 includes a work session on marijuana ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ With a deadline looming, the Bernards Township Committee this week accepted an offer from a developer to construct a 1,034-foot pathway along a portion of Mountain Road _ but officials haven't yet decided how the path would be constructed, or set its exact width. The official ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Time is running out on a developer's offer to construct a 1,034-foot pedestrian and bike path along Mountain Road that was first made in 2014. The construction of an off-road, six-foot wide asphalt pathway was part of a subdivision approval   granted at that by the Planning ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Planning Board has set a public hearing date of Sept. 17 for an application from Mountainview Corporate Center for approval of 280 multifamily housing, to include 62 units of state-ordered affordable housing, at the far end of Mountainview Boulevard. The ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ — A request by the owner of Millington Quarry to split the defunct quarry property off Stonehouse Road into two separate zoning lots — one of about 50 acres, and the other of almost 130 acres — will be carried until Sept. 4 after originally being placed on this Wednesday night's ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- If all goes as planned, township residents or visitors who call for ambulance service on weekdays starting this fall will receive a response from a paid ambulance service. Both the all-volunteer Liberty Corner and Basking Ridge emergency squads will remain active, township ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ After the departure of three police officers in recent months, and the hiring of three replacement rookies last month, the township police force is promoting others to move up to fill the ranks. The agenda for Tuesday night's Bernards Township Committee, which is posted ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ A wide variety of views _ and cautionary observations from both proponents and opponents _ marked the Bernards Township Committee's first public hearing to gain public input about what residents think about the possibility that the state might legalize recreational marijuana, ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- The Bernards Township Planning Board is scheduled on Tuesday night to continue its detailed look at the town's Master Plan that sets an overview not only for zoning but for many other aspects of local life, with historic preservation and utility services on the agenda for this ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _  With work set to proceed on a state-approved housing project where the A&P supermarket once stood, the developer Bernards Plaza is offering to pay the township $125,000 to purchase a little-used recreational field that had been donated to Bernards Township by a previous ...

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