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May 1, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Mosquito Commission wants you to know it has been closely monitoring mosquito populations in Morris County. Inspectors have been checking about 2,000 sites, treating for mosquito larvae, responding to service requests and trapping for adult mosquitoes. Mary ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Morris Habitat for Humanity has begun accepting applications to buy the house being built by students at Roxbury High School. The three-bedroom home, being built in two sections at the school, will be moved in May to a township-owned lot on Edith Road in Landing. The ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Morris Habitat for Humanity has been awarded $3 million in federal funding to help construct the largest project in its 36-year history—25 new condominiums on the former E.A. Porter industrial site at 42 Bennett Avenue in Randolph, New Jersey. Funding for the project was secured by ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Many gardeners are busy pruning shrubs to remove winter damage, control the size, or provide a bit of shaping before the season is well under way. Save some branches or cut a few from spring flowering shrubs to brighten your indoors. You’ll enjoy the added spring color provided by ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Having trouble paying your electric or gas bills? Residents should be aware that the Electric and Gas Winter moratorium ends on March 15.  Residents are encouraged to protect your electric and gas service from being disconnected. The pandemic created financial hardships on ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey has the highest real-estate property tax in the country for 2022, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list Property Taxes by State. New Jersey ranked 51st out of 50 states and the District of Columbia in effective real-estate tax rate (2.49%). The ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  New Jersey residents can now submit applications for the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), announced the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA). The program will provide financial assistance to low-income households to reduce the balances they have on ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- You created your wish list, ordered some or all of the seeds you will need, and they are beginning to arrive.  Make the most of your investment with a bit of planning. Starting seeds at the proper time, indoors or directly in the garden, ensures a good start to the growing ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Keep your flowers fresh and healthy past the Valentine's Day holiday. With proper care, you can maximize the life of your beautifully cut flowers with these simple tips from Cindy Baker Southern, owner of Especially Yours Florist in Kenilworth, New Jersey. Avoid extreme ...

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Go vertical to expand your outdoor gardening space, create privacy and add beauty to bare walls and fences. This centuries-old technique has been used to grow food and flowers, adding beauty and productivity from the ground up.  Even those gardening on small city lots, balconies and decks can go ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance Program (ERMA), administered by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) aims to help struggling homeowners, announced Governor Murphy.  The ERMA application portal will open for applications at: www.njerma.com on Feb. 8, ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the country's worst state to retire in, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual list of Best States to Retire. Neighboring New York didn't fare much better, finishing at No. 48. Delaware, No. 4, ranked highest of states bordering New ...

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Approximately 3,500 children's robes by HulovoX have been recalled due to a violation of federal flammability standards and burn hazard, announced the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. The long-sleeved robes, made of 100% micro polyester, were sold online at Amazon.com from ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – With temperatures forecasted to drop over the next few days, and in light of the recent fire-related tragedy in the Bronx, residents are being reminded about space heater safety. “As the investigation unfolds into the Bronx fire, initial reports are that a space heater may have ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -- The Morris Plains Board of Health has postponed the rabies clinic scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 8. A new date will be announced in a few weeks, the board of health explained.  A free rabies clinic is being held on Jan. 8 in Long Valley (54 Rock Road), 9-11 a.m., and in ...

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The New Year is filled with resolutions that usually involve dieting and exercise. Gardening is a great way to help accomplish these two resolutions, while also improving your mood, reducing blood pressure, maintaining flexibility, burning calories and much more.  Resolve to grow your own ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- Three Morris County towns will be holding a rabies clinic this January to vaccinate local dogs and cats. The rabies vaccines are free and open to all New Jersey residents. The towns holding a January clinic include:  Morris Plains 1/8 1-3 p.m; you ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge individuals to continue to be mindful of safety precautions as the holidays draw to a close. Safety essentials Denville residents should ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Save money and indoor space by starting seeds indoors with winter sowing. This easy technique allows you to start transplants from seeds outdoors without a greenhouse or cold frame. Growing your own transplants from seeds can save you money and is often the only option for new, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that the deadline for New Jersey homeowners and renters affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida now have until January 5 to apply for assistance.  Homeowners and renters have three ways they can apply for federal ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all 10 to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by. Welcome spring with Red Emperor, one of the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- As the weather and gardens transition from summer to fall, it is time to adjust your maintenance practices ensuring the health, longevity and beauty of your landscape. Proper fall care will increase winter survival, support pollinators and reduce your future workload. Continue ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Morris County area was hit with a torrential rainstorm Wednesday night. Did you get water in your basement from the storm? Local officials offer the following suggestions if your basement flooded. Read the below tips on what to do in the immediate aftermath of a basement ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris County is joining a growing list of New Jersey counties that have been designated to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone.  New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced on Monday that the department has added five counties to the zone. The counties ...

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Create a colorful year-round garden filled with flowers, greenery, colorful fruit, fall color, winter interest and a few surprises. Consider seasonal interest when planning a new garden or landscape. Adding a few key plants to existing gardens can help boost your landscape’s seasonal ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -- The Parsippany Animal Control and Shelter (1069 Parsippany Blvd.) is overflowing with kittens that are in need of good homes. All are spayed/neutered and up to date on vaccines. They range from eight weeks to five months old.  The adoption fee is $70. Submit an application ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- While insects may not be universally loved and are generally considered a nuisance, it's not often that government organizations encourage you to kill them.  Enter the Spotted Lanternfly. Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper native to China, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Nearly half (47%) of New Jersey pet owners who adopted or bought an animal during the pandemic worry that they will not be able to care for their pet adequately as life returns to normal, and they spend less time at home. According to a survey of 3,000 pet owners by online retailer ...

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UNION CITY, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Thursday that will provide comprehensive housing eviction prevention and utility assistance for renters who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation (S-3691) appropriates an additional $500 million for ...

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