Statement from Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty on Alleged Burglary and Sexual Assault

January 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morristown Police Department is currently investigating the alleged burglary and sexual assault of a woman Thursday morning in her Morristown apartment. Responding quickly, the Morristown Police Department apprehended suspect Brian K. Session of East Orange on Friday. 

The suspect was charged Saturday with burglary and theft, aggravated sexual ...

Thousands to Converge on Morristown for Women's March on NJ This Saturday

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Thousands of women and allies will unite Saturday in Morristown for the Women’s March on New Jersey 2018. Participants at this peaceful and non-partisan march will gather together to celebrate the achievements of New Jersey women over the past year and to mobilize women across New Jersey to bring their power to the polls this November.

The event commences at ...

School PARCC Testing Dead? Governor-Elect Murphy Calls for Change

TRENTON, NJ. - He called for its end during his campaign for governor, and now Governor-Elect Murphy places PARCC testing for students on the ropes for real.

After the governor-elect announced Friday that Asbury Park School District Superintendent Lamont Repollet will lead the state Education Department, he pivoted his attention to ...

New Recruit Joins Madison Police Force

MADISON, NJ – Madison’s borough council kicked off 2018 with the swearing in of a new police officer on Monday evening at its first regular meeting of the year.

Nelson Jimenez took the Oath of Office and became the Rose City’s 155th police officer since 1890. His smiling fiancee, Tiffany, pinned a shiny police badge on his lapel for the first time ever.

Jimenez will ...

Madison 2018 Road Improvement Plans: Resident Reactions; More Information

Borough Engineer Bob Vogel detailed plans for a dozen Madison road improvements projects slated for this summer during a special public information meeting on Monday inside the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building council chambers at 50 Kings Road.

Public input could allow the Engineering Department to make changes to address resident concerns that may not have been included in the original ...

Democrats Vitale, Hoover Sworn Into Madison Borough Council

MADISON, NJ – Madison Councilwoman Carmela Vitale and newly-elected Councilman John Hoover were sworn into office and officially took their seats on Wednesday evening at the annual Mayor and Council reorganization meeting. 

Democrats Vitale and Hoover ran as a team for two open seats. Incumbent Vitale won back her spot on Election Day Nov. 7, and Hoover took over for ...

Borough Engineer to Detail 2018 Madison Road Projects at Special Public Meeting

MADISON, NJ – Madison’s borough engineer will review the proposed 2018 road improvement projects on Monday, 6-7:30 p.m., during a special public information meeting inside the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building council chambers at 50 Kings Road. 

About a dozen Rose City roads are on the list for upgrades next year at a total cost of about $2.5 million, according to a report ...

Madison Offers Warming Centers to Combat Arctic Temperature Exposure

New Year’s Day brought freezing temperatures as low as 5 degrees to Madison, and more chilly weather is in the forecast. For Madisonians in need of some warmth on these extra cold days, the borough has designated several warming centers throughout the downtown and surrounding area. 

If the frigid weather becomes too much to bear, warm up at one of these locations:

Hartley ...

Over 100 Community Members Show Up at Madison Movie Theater Concept Meeting

MADISON, NJ – Potential concepts for the now-closed Madison movie theater call for the demolition of the 92-year-old historic building that most recently housed Bow Tie Cinemas. 

Preliminary designs would replace the structure with a multi-purpose space that includes two movie theaters, a pair of retail stores and two dozen residential units. 

These ideas were outlined on ...

Madison Officials to Discuss Future Plans for the Madison Movie Theater

Public officials will discuss potential plans for the redevelopment of the historic Madison movie theater on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. during a joint meeting of the Planning Board and Historic Preservation Commission inside the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building courtroom. 

“The purpose of this meeting is hear a concept review for the former movie theatre site on Lincoln Place,” ...

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