Government

May 22, 2020

DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Mayor Thomas Andes announced that there will be no public Memorial Day service this year. "Each of the main participating organizations will hold a very small and private ceremony," he shared in a statement issued Fri., May 22. Moreover, the Fourth of July fireworks in ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- As Denville Township celebrated Cinco De Mayo on May 5, the governing body held a council meeting through live stream, though Town Hall remained open for anyone who wanted to attend in person. During the session, the Township Council unanimously adopted several ordinances; one of ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi and the Morris County Board of Freeholders offered their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Matthew Stehr, a veteran employee in the Morris County Clerk’s Office who passed away Sun Apr 26 due to COVID-19. A Denville resident, Stehr was 38 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- With the use of live-streaming, Mayor Thomas Andes and the Denville Township Council conducted their regular meeting on April 7. The mayor took the opportunity to address the current status of the district during the COVID-19 crisis. Andes stated that he and his office have ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Despite the COVID-19 crisis raging worldwide, the Denville Township governing body still held its regular council meeting on April 7, which was live-streamed for public access. During the meeting, the township council unanimously voted to adopt the 2020 municipal budget, which ...

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TRENTON – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy today released the following statement: “Today, based on guidance we have received from the Commissioner of Health, we are recommending the cancellation of all public gatherings throughout New Jersey of more than 250 individuals, including concerts, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Morris County Board of Freeholders has announced that it is closely monitoring the situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and has authorized county funding for needs related to the issue. Morris County will employ an epidemiologist and a public health nurse, allowing ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- During their March 3 meeting, the Denville Township Council unanimously voted to introduce the 2020 municipal budget. This year, the 2020 budget amounts to $23,112,829.82, with the municipal tax rate being $0.4413. Last year's budget totaled $22,664,193.71, with a tax rate of ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- In a unanimous vote, the Denville Town Council selected Christopher Golinski to fill the Ward 2 council seat.left vacant by former Councilman Brian Bergen, who stepped down from the position after winning his bid for the New Jersey Assembly last November. Golinski previously served ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – New Year’s Day launched the beginning of service for two new members of the governing body of Denville Township. Councilwoman Angela Cote and Councilman Harry Fahrer, both Republicans, started their four-year terms on Jan. 1. Originally from Maryland, Cote first came to New Jersey ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The mantle of council president has been passed. During the reorganization meeting on January 1, Councilman Douglas Gabel stepped down from this position, while newly-reelected Councilman John Murphy was voted unanimously as council president. “It has been an honor to serve ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Town Council held its annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 1. A nearly packed room of residents, family and friends attended the meeting to witness the swearing in of new council members Harry Fahrer and Angela Cote, who will serve four-year terms. After expressing ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – As is tradition, Denville Mayor Thomas Andes delivered a “State of the Municipality” address at the Denville Township Council's annual reorganization meeting held Jan. 1 at the Denville Township Municipal Building. The following is the complete, unedited text of that ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Thomas Andes has accepted the position of chief of staff for New Jersey Assemblyman-elect Brian Bergen, Bergen announced in a press release on Fri., Jan. 3. Andes currently serves as mayor of Denville Township. The press release acknowledged Andes’s knowledge of municipal ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Council recognized several individuals during its Dec. 17 meeting for their community support. The first group was the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 390 in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Ladies Auxiliary nationwide. The Ladies Auxiliary ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Council said goodbye to two fellow governing body members, Nancy Witte and Stephanie Lyden, during the final meeting of 2019, on Dec. 17. Both are stepping down from their positions, which will go to newly elected Angela Cote and Harry Fahrer for the next four ...

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DENVILLE, NJ — On behalf of CheckChek Corporation, Stonefield Engineering & Design, LLC, shared the results of its traffic impact study at a public hearing of the Denville Township Zoning Board of Adjustment on Dec 4. QuickChek filed an Application for Development with Denville Township on ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Business Administrator Steve Ward shared details on the acquisition of a 5.43-acre parcel of land in his report to the members of the Denville Township Council at their meeting on Tue, Dec 3. “The county is going to provide us with $159,000 toward the purchase of a ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Thrift Barns of Morris County presented Denville Township with a check for $52,000 during the Denville Town Council meeting on Nov 12. Thrift Barns of Morris County is a Denville-based 501(c)(3) volunteer-run, nonprofit organization that sells used books and other household items at ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The roads listed below might experience closures or limited access due to roadway repairs, Nov 12-15, Denville Police announced. • Parks Road • Rockaway Avenue • Larsens Drive • Barnes Pass • Wetmore Drive • Ivy Crest Lane “Roadways will only be closed from the morning ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) seeks individuals to become volunteers of the Denville Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). OEM is holding a CERT training information session on Mon., Oct. 21, at 7 p.m., in the second-floor conference room of the Denville Town Hall ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Business Administrator Steven Ward presented the 2019 Best Practices Inventory during the Denville Township Council meeting on Oct. 1. The Best Practices Inventory is a questionnaire that must be completed to receive the full amount of state aid for towns that achieve ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – One ticket sold at Exxon, 3144 Route 10 West in Denville, matched all five numbers drawn in the Jersey Cash 5 lottery, winning the $153,935 jackpot in the Thurs., Sept. 19 drawing, the New Jersey Lottery announced in a press release on Fri., Sept. 20. The winning numbers were 05, 29, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Township Council recognized several individuals and organizations during its Sept. 17 meeting. Charity checks were given to the Denville Fire Department and the Joey Bella Memorial Fund following the success of the Denville Sprint Triathlon, which occurred in July.

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DENVILLE, NJ – Certain parts of Downtown Denville will undergo a facelift as a result of Denville Township’s receipt of a $615,000 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Downtown Denville Business Improvement District’s award of a $25,000 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Mayor Thomas Andes has proclaimed Friday, June 7, 2019, as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day.” Formally observed on the first Friday in June, National Gun Violence Awareness Day began in response to the killing by gunfire of Hadiya Pendleton, an honor student and drum ...

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