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'Concerned' Citizens Rally to Save Historic Madison Movie Theater

April 16, 2018

MADISON, NJ – Cold temperatures and high winds did not do the “Save The Historic Madison Theater” community rally any favors. 

Despite the gray and rainy weather, dozens of people were on hand Sunday afternoon on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building for the “Save the Historic Madison Theater” community rally, showing their support for the historic ...

Chatham Township Committee Unanimously Adopts Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Retail Sales; Cannabis Advocates Disagree

CHATHAM, NJ – Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. On Thursday night, he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, manufacturing facilities and retail stores" in the township.

The Chatham ...

State Sen. Bob Menendez to Participate in Live Online Q&A Hosted by Action Together New Jersey

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) will discuss key issues and take questions from the online audience in a Facebook Live event on Thursday, April 26 at 6:45 p.m. 

Questions will be accepted in advance and during the live stream.

Those interested in watching or participating in the event can “like” or “follow” Action Together on Facebook to receive a notification ...

Madison Students, Community Members Speak out Against Gun Violence at March for Our Lives Send-Off

No one used the phrase “and a little child shall lead them,” but the adults who spoke at a rally on the steps of the Hartley Dodge Memorial Municipal Building on Saturday all praised the young people who inspired it.

“You won’t be known as the ‘mass shooting generation,’ you’ll be known as the ‘can-do generation’,” Assemblyman John ...

Madison to Host March for Our Lives Send-Off Event This Saturday; Borough Officials Support Gov. Murphy’s Call to End Gun Violence 'Epidemic'

MADISON, NJ – Madison students and borough officials are speaking out against gun violence as thousands get ready to hit the streets on Friday morning for the March for Our Lives rally. 

The borough will host a pre-march community send-off event at the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building on 50 Kings Road from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. in support of the Madison students who will be among those ...

Gov. Murphy on 'Fixing NJ Transit' with $242M Budget; Madison Mayor Says Funds Will Improve 'Quality of Life' for Madisonian Commuters

MADISON, NJ – Higher rates for lower service has become almost commonplace for many NJ Transit riders in Madison and throughout the state, but Gov. Phil Murphy says he has a plan. 

During a Tuesday morning press conference at the Madison train station, Murphy said his proposed budget includes “fixing NJ Transit” for $242 million. 

Commuters should not pay higher ...

Madison Students Call for Stricter Gun Laws During Post-Parkland Walkout

MADISON, NJ – It began with a moment of silence. More than 300 students bowed their heads as frigid gusts of wind whipped around them outside the Madison High School gymnasium. Peri Munter, 17, a senior at the school, read the names of the 17 people who were killed one month ago in the Parkland, Fla. school shooting. 

The Madison High School walkout on Wednesday brought together ...

Madison Students to Protest Gun Violence With Wednesday Walkout; Administrators Say Students Have Right to Demonstrate

MADISON, NJ – Wednesday is the one-month anniversary of one of the most deadly school shootings in U.S. history. The Valentine’s Day killings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that took the lives of 17 people sent shockwaves throughout the nation. 

Though Madison is more than 1,000 miles from Parkland, Fla., the calls for governmental policies that increase school safety ...

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