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Crowley Leads the Way for Dodgers Girls Lacrosse Victory Over Montville

April 26, 2017

MADISON, NJ - A third game in four days didn’t slow down the Madison girls lacrosse team in the slightest on Monday as they pummeled the visiting Montville Mustangs 19-6. Senior standout Catherine Crowley led the way once again for Madison as she scored eight goals on the evening, bringing her to the 40-goal plateau for the third consecutive season. This also tied her season high as she ...

Madison Little League’s 65th Anniversary Parade Marches on Despite Rain

MADISON, NJ — Gray skies and a few rain showers Saturday were no match for Madison’s Little League, which celebrated its 65th anniversary with a midday parade despite the rain.

Crowds of children young and old, boys and girls, gathered outside the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building at noon, donning their uniforms with umbrellas at the ready. Nearly 1,000 people marched down Kings Road ...

Madison Boys Lacrosse Clinches Waterman Division Championship with 4-2 Win Over Morristown

MADISON, NJ - With a 4-2 win over Morristown Thursday the Dodgers clinched the Waterman Division Championship and have extended their season record to 7-1.

Goals were scored by Ian Waresk (1), Ryan Schmitz (1), Jackson Cox (1) and Ryan Sullivan (1). Nick Spagnoletti in goal racked up an impressive 12 saves.  

This game was important for Madison coming off a tough ...

Escape Room Madison Enjoys Strong Opening; Adds King Arthur's Castle: The Holy Grail

April 17, 2017

MADISON, NJ - Escape Room in Madison, a unique Waverly Place entertainment venue that opened late last year, has unveiled a new room called King Arthur’s Castle: The Holy Grail. The storyline of the new room is that King Arthur is very ill and must drink from the holy grail in order to be cured. Merlin, an evil wizard, has hidden the holy grail in his chamber, and participants have 60 ...

Slight Property Tax Hike Will Help Fund Madison’s New Curriculum, According to 2017-18 Board of Education Budget

April 26, 2017

MADISON, NJ—A new budget approved Tuesday by the Madison Board of Education will slightly increase taxes to expand science and math curriculum for students grades K-12.

Taxpayers will see a 1.68 percent increase this calendar year in the school tax portion of their property taxes, which the board estimates will cost residents about $120 more for 2017, to help fund the ...

Engineering Explorations STEM Camp Extends Hours for its Return to Madison This Summer

MADISON, NJ—Engineering Explorations day camp will return July 10 through 28 to Madison High School on 170 Ridgedale Ave. for a second year, now with a full-day option, after receiving positive feedback from both parents and campers.

An extended session, which will allow children an extra two hours of camp time between 3:15 and 5:15 p.m., is now available for an extra charge as part of ...

Madison High School Physics Teacher Honored By Rutgers University

MADISON, NJ - On April 8 in New Brunswick, Madison High School physics teacher, Luis Largo received a Loyal Sons and Daughters award from the Rutgers University Alumni Association (RAA) -- the highest acknowledgement of service from the 186 year old organization at its 59th annual awards ceremony.

According to the Loyal Sons and Daughter committee, Largo has been an ultra-active member of the ...

Wild Bones Brewing Company Hopes to Open In Morristown; Seeks Use Variance from Zoning Board

April 21, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Four friends, one a life long resident of Morristown, came in front of the Morristown Zoning Board on Wednesday night for a Use Variance for the brewery they hope to open at 95 Morris Street. Over 30 supporters came to the hearing which included testimony from owners Alaine Anderson and Steven McConnell as well as Attorney Doug Henshaw. 

Anderson, who is operational ...

Newly Opened MAX Challenge in Madison to Host a Community MAX-A-THON Saturday

April 21, 2017

MADISON, NJ - The MAX Day of Giving is coming up on it's 4th anniversary, tomorrow, Saturday April 21 The Madison community is invited to participate in the event from 8a.m. to 9a.m. at 35 Main Street. MAX is asking everyone for a $15 donation toward their chosen charity. 

"Every MAX Challenge center participates around the country in this day and ...

Madison Farmer's Market Extended, May Day 2017 T-Shirt Design Announced at Mayor and Council Meeting

April 26, 2017

MADISON, NJ—Residents will officially have two more weeks to grab fresh produce from local farmers at the Madison Farmer’s Market, which will return to town this year thanks to a resolution approved last night by the Mayor and Council at their last April meeting.

Previously ending in mid-October, the season will now run every Thursday, 2-7 p.m., from June 1 to Oct. 26. The market, ...

Local Businesses Emphasize Buying Local at Madison Home Show

April 27, 2017

MADISON, NJ — At the third annual Madison Chamber of Commerce Home Show Saturday, businesses encouraged residents to buy local for home improvements. Hosted at a new location this year in the Madison Junior School, the event featured 19 local contractors and home professionals who set up display tables to show passersby their products.

Many of the participating businesses had come back ...

The Go To Guy is Ready to Save You Time and Money in Madison on Your Pesky Household Chores

MADISON, NJ - Along with the first weeks of Spring and the warmer weather, homeowners also start to notice wear and tear the long winter and many hours in the house have left behind.

The "Go To Guy" can be the quick and inexpensive solution to some annoying household problems.  

Are you starting to hear that annoying sound from your toilet where it keeps running? ...

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Garden Club of Madison Sponsors Children's Ladybug Event at Green Fair

April 26, 2017

MADISON, NJ - Ladybugs (coccinellidae) may be little, but they are an extremely beautiful and important component of our gardens.

The Garden Club of Madison (GCM) would like to invite Madison school children to our upcoming Ladybug event at the Madison Green Fair on Saturday April 29, 2017.

Did you know what a grouping of ladybugs is called? The answer is….a loveliness of ladybugs.

Morris Elite Soccer Offers Summer Camp with a Focus on Fun and Professional Instruction in Madison

April 19, 2017

MADISON, NJ  - Morris Elite Soccer Club will hold five weeks of full and half day soccer camps this summer designed for boys and girls ages 2013 to 2003 (birth-year) in both full and half day formats. Summer camp will take place daily at Bayley Ellard Field, 205 Madison Ave, Madison. 

"The Morris Elite summer camp program provides flexibility with your summer ...

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Madison Chamber Thanks Sponsors and Participants of the Easter Fun Fest

April 18, 2017

 

Dear Editor:

On behalf of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce and as chairman of our Easter Fun Fest event, I would like to thank our sponsors Cleaners Advantage and Whole Foods Market and all of the families who came downtown on Saturday, April 8 to celebrate Easter with our community and businesses. Our 10th annual Easter Fun Fest was a great success due to everyone’s ...