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May 18, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - The May 17 Denville Township Council Meeting had a wide variety of topics spoken of across the hour, which was mostly taken up by a long open public section. Brian Ko of Nisivoccia Accounting in Mt. Arlington gave a brief address during the public portion regarding how Denville ...

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Editor's note: This article has been updated to include information from Chief Frank Perna of the Denville Police Department. DENVILLE, NJ – An Indian Lake resident on Tuesday told the Denville Township Council that he and his family have been dealing with continual abuse from a group of Morris ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Passenger train service connecting Denville to Sussex County - and maybe Scranton, Pa. someday - became more of a possibility this week when NJ TRANSIT approved a contract to rehabilitate a long-closed rail tunnel in Byram. The historic Roseville Tunnel, a piece of the dormant ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The public will be able to hear details Wednesday about a developer's plan to build a 60-unit townhouse development in Denville. The application, by Watersedge at Parsippany, LLC, will be the subject of a public hearing at the April 13 Denville Planning Board meeting. The meeting ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The average Denville property owner will pay about $18 more in municipal taxes this year under a new budget approved by the governing body on April 5. Through what Denville Mayor Thomas Andes called fiscal discipline and financial responsibility, the owner of a home valued at ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half-staff until Sunday, March 27 in honor of Madeleine Albright, announced President Biden.  "As a mark of respect for former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright and her life of service to our Nation, I hereby order, by ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Most of the Mar. 15 Denville Township Council meeting was taken up by residents from Zeek Road, who were concerned about an upcoming expansion to the nearby Veterans Memorial Park. The residents desire a buffer between their houses and the expansion to keep the noise down, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – At his final COVID-19 press briefing Friday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the signing of Executive Order No. 292, which lifts the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in addition to the statewide school and daycare mask mandate, effective on Monday, March 7. Students at all grade levels ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Several members of the LGBTQ community approached the lectern at the Mar. 1 Denville Town Council meeting, asking Denville for their visible support in maintaining LGBTQ rights. The Denville LGBTQ Alliance made several efforts to promote LGBTQ education in town, such as making ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – True or not, a running joke at Roxbury Township Council meetings is Township Attorney Anthony Bucco’s usual reply when asked about the township’s legal affairs: “Running like a well-oiled machine.” But at the Feb. 22 meeting, Bucco's response differed from the norm. “I wish I could ...

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TRENTON, NJ - During Wednesday's COVID briefing, Governor Murphy announced the state COVID briefings will end in March. "Our next and final briefing will be on Friday, March 4th – the 2nd anniversary of our first recorded case of COVID-19," said Murphy. "As we move into our new normal and ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Despite the future of the Lackawanna Crossing being clear, New Jersey Transit continues to be a thorn in Denville’s side, according to Steven Ward. The New Jersey Department of Transportation has been attempting to close the Lackawanna Crossing since 2014 calling it unsafe, while ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Murphy announced on Monday, Feb. 7, that he will sign an executive order extending the Public Health Emergency for another 30 days. He will sign the order before the current order expires on Feb. 10, 2022. The Public Health Emergency allows the state to continue vaccine ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Because of the ongoing effects of the pandemic, the Excluded New Jerseyans Fund (ENJF) has extended its application deadline to Feb. 28. Those excluded from federal pandemic stimulus payments and pandemic unemployment assistance can now apply without providing documentation of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The U.S. Department of State raised fees for passport books by $20, effective as of December 27, stated the Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi. The fee for a first-time adult passport book, for ages 16 and up, increased from $110 to $130. The fee for a child passport book, for ...

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NEW JERSEY - Watch Governor Murphy's update. In it, he quickly states that he is not lifting school mandates. "Among other things, keeping our schools open is critically important. Our kids learn better when they're in their regular classrooms, our educators are more effective when they are ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy’s 2022 State of the State address will stream online and via social media on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at 5 p.m. Murphy is expected to discuss his commitment to leading New Jersey through the COVID-19 public health crisis, improving the lives of middle-class families, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Council and New Jersey transportation authorities have finally agreed on the future of the Lackawanna Crossing. According to Mayor Thomas Andes, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) ruled the Lackawanna Crossing unsafe and began attempting to close it.

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Town Council welcomed Christina Kovacs to the council during its Jan. 4 reorganization meeting. Kovacs, a Morris County Detective Sergeant, will represent Ward 1 for the next four years, replacing the departing Doug Gabel. She was sworn in during the meeting, as were ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The New Jersey Congressional Redistricting Commission approved a redistricting plan that will move Dover over to the 11th Congressional District. The New Jersey Congressional Redistricting Commission has posted the adopted map online, which will be in effect for the next ten years, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Council bid farewell to longtime member Douglas Gabel during its Dec. 21 town meeting. Gabel took office in 2012 to replace the then-elected Mayor Thomas Andes, and will be stepping away from his position representing Ward 1 to focus on several other ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - For those relying on state roads to get to and from work, get ready for toll prices to go up. Tolls on both the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike will increase by three percent starting Jan. 1. The increases are part of an approved 2020 plan that allows for toll hikes ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Not much has changed in 50 years when it comes to New Jersey’s most important problem, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Then and now, New Jerseyans rate taxes – including property taxes – as their number one concern. In the most recent poll, 39% of residents ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Executives from the state's Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) at the NJ League of Municipalities last week provided an overview of the newly adopted regulations to implement the legalization of adult recreational use of marijuana. The panel session, moderated by the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – If Tuesday’s town meeting is anything to go by, the Denville Township Council was unhappy about the recent weight decrease at the Franklin Avenue bridge. The bridge, which four years ago caused major traffic disruption when its allowed weight was decreased to seven tons, had its ...

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NEW JERSEY -- All flags will be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, October 19, announced Governor Murphy during Monday's press conference. All U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half staff at all state buildings and facilities on Tuesday in honor of the late four-star US Army General Ray ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy and Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman announced a new plan to invest more than $700 million to help parents pay for child care, provide bonus pay to child care workers, and distribute grants and increase support for child care providers. “We know ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation designed to strengthen concussion protocols for high school student-athletes and cheerleaders with the goal of ensuring they can safely return to academic and sports activities after suffering such head injuries. Under the legislation, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Police Department announced that representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be located in the Community Room at the Denville Township Municipal Building Monday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., to help those impacted by Tropical Storm Ida. For ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Council adopted an ordinance that regulates the use of portable storage units, in a six-to-one vote, during its September 14 meeting. “Currently, our local zoning regulations do not have any restrictions on the placement of PODS [portable on-demand storage] ...

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