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May 27, 2022

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Water Department is asking residents  to restrict their water use during June, July and August. The Madison Water Department is asking all residents and businesses to observe voluntary water use restrictions,through the summer months, said borough officials. Outdoor ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ -- The unofficial start to summer will be a busy one this year, as AAA predicts 39.2 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend. This is an increase of 8.3% over 2021, bringing travel volumes almost in line with those in 2017. Air travel continues ...

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Madison, NJ — Thursday’s zoning board of adjustment meeting ran four long hours as the board thoroughly discussed four cases.  Zoning case 22-005 to 22-007 were unanimously adopted whereas case number 22-004 will be carried to the June 9 meeting. Case number 22-008 will also be postponed to the ...

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Madison, NJ — At Monday’s meeting, Mayor Robert Conley joined the council through Zoom at the ​​Borough Council Chambers due to COVID-19. Several proclamations were read including announcing May 14 as Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day. Residents are encouraged to put nonperishable ...

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MADISON, NJ - Due to the severe weather forecast for Saturday, May Day in Madison has been postponed, announced borough officials. The date has been moved from Saturday, May 7 to Saturday, May 14. Anyone with questions or who wish to volunteer can email ddc@rosenet.org    Read ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Morris County officials will be hosting a virtual Public Information Session on the Route 24/Columbia Turnpike/Park Avenue Interchange Project. The virtual information session will take place on May 17 at 7pm. Residents will be able to make comments or ask questions at the ...

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Madison, NJ — At the mayor and council meeting on Wednesday the 2022 budget and tax resolution was adopted. Some key highlights from the budget include that there are changes in municipal services, revenue continues to be off from pre-pandemic levels, and municipal property taxes have gone up ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Tonight’s Borough Council Meeting will be held in person and virtually beginning at 8:00 P.M. Residents that are unable to attend, but would like to provide comment, are asked to email clerk@rosenet.org by 4:30 P.M. today Committee Room at 7:00 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2.

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Vote for Your Favorite Madison Employee The Madison Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for their annual Extra Mile Award. This award recognizes Madison employees who provide exceptional customer service. These individuals are rewarded for their extra special friendly and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County’s 2022 Budget was adopted April 13 by the Board of County Commissioners, who held the tax rate stable for another year as they expanded funding for public safety and health, infrastructure projects, human services, education and economic development. “Our 2022 ...

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MADISON, NJ - Mayor Bob Conley cleared up some of the potential questions and misconceptions about several upcoming redesigns in Madison during the April 11 town meeting. Conley first touched upon the reconstruction of Waverly Place. He called the current design “tired” and laid out several ...

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MADISON, NJ -  The next Borough of Madison Council will meet tonight, Monday April 11.  It is anticipated that the regular business portion of the meeting will begin at approximately at 8pm. Residents who are unable to attend and wish to submit a question, must do so my emailing ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison Mayor Robert Conley has requested all flags in Madison to fly at half--staff today, Friday April 8 through Sunday April 10 in honor of Donald R. Capen. Capen was sworn in as badge number 48 for Madison Police Department in 1960. He served as Chief of Police from 1984 – ...

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Madison, NJ — Mayor Robert Conley addressed what he described as the largest audience he has seen for a budget introduction meeting due to the number of people in attendance for the  police department swearing-in ceremony. The cap bank ordinance was properly introduced by title and the ...

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MADISON, NJ -Councilman Eric Range gave an update on Madison’s medical cannabis dispensary plans during the Mar. 28 town meeting. As laid out by the ordinances introduced during the meeting, Madison will permit a maximum of two medical dispensaries on the commercial corridor on Main Street. They ...

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MADISON, NJ - To keep the Madison sewer lines clean, the Department of Public Works Sewer Division routinely conducts Sewer Jetting on all lines throughout Madison, said officials. With high pressure water being forced through a series of sewer lines, some smaller than others, back pressure ...

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Madison, NJ —  The Madison Planning Board unanimously approved the 28 Walnut Street and Community Place project to construct five apartment buildings with a total of 44 units next to Central Avenue School.  The plan includes 30 apartments at the site of the Madison Civic Center on Walnut Street ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Council was privy to two presentations during the Mar. 28 town meeting, the first in person since the reorganization, and the first in many months to not have a mask mandate. John Bosio, who works for the West Chester, Pennsylvania-based MERJE, has helped Madison with ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Recycling Center has new and extended hours. Recycling hours are Tuesdays and Fridays from 8am - 12noon (now closes a half hour later) and Saturdays from 8am - 2:30 (now closes 2 1/2 hours later) The center is available for Madison residents and businesses only, said ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously introduced the county government’s 2022 Budget this week with no increase in the tax rate for a third consecutive year, while boosting funds for public safety and health, infrastructure projects, human services, education ...

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MADISON, NJ - This afternoon, three Ukrainian international students from Drew University - Pavlo Goloyadov C’23, Daria Yashnyk C’24 and Oleksii Vilchynskyi INTO Pathway – joined Mayor Robert H. Conley to raise a Ukrainian flag in Madison. The flag will fly outside Hartley Dodge Memorial for the ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison’s many departments gave their 2022 budgets to the Borough Council during the Feb. 28 meeting. The Police Department, Fire Department, Construction Department, Community & Business Development, Information & Technology, Library Board, and Engineering Department all ...

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MADISON, NJ - During last night's council meeting, council member Eric Range offered some COVID-19 updates. According to Range, last week the CDC provided some updates on the next phase of the pandemic. "Morris County's COVID-19 community level is currently low" said Range. "The CDC announced a ...

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Parsippany, NJ – Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked military strikes in Ukraine:  “Vladimir Putin has instigated an unprovoked and unjustifiable attack against Ukraine––a sovereign, democratic nation,” said Rep.

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MADISON, NJ -  The Borough of Madison is asking residents and visitors to join them in going "Idle Free" See the information below and join the borough and pledge to end idling.

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Madison, NJ — At the last mayor and council regular meeting, the budget hearing for the electric utility, water utility, and public works were presented.  Jim Mattina, the superintendent of the electric department shared a special projects report which includes replacing relays and gauges at the ...

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MADISON, NJ - It has been proclaimed that February is African American History Month in Madison. Mayor Conley made the proclamation during last night's council meeting. "This proclamation notes the many accomplishments that African Americans have made over the years but also recognizes centuries ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Tonight’s Borough Council Meeting will be held virtually beginning at 8:00 P.M. To join virtually, click HERE The agenda is as follows: Via Teleconference at 7:00 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. STATEMENT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT 3. ROLL CALL 4.

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Zoning Board memorialized and granted the resolution granting preliminary and final site plan approval to the upcoming Main Street Starbucks during what was otherwise a very quiet Feb. 10 meeting. Alongside the memorialization, the Board added some quality of life ...

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KEARNY, NJ – As the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey lawmakers and educational officials are optimistic schools in New Jersey will be able to get students back on track. U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) believes that while “a long and challenging road is ahead of ...

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