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

March 20, 2018

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 ...

Spring Snowstorm to Strike Madison This Tuesday, Wednesday

Spring is officially here, but it appears that the warm weather many were hoping for is not. 

Two nor’easters hit the Madison area in less than a week earlier this month, and another is on its way, according to the National Weather Service.

This “major” snowstorm will dump between 8 and 14 inches of snow on the Rose City from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday night, ...

More Snow for Madison on Monday Night

Madisonians may wake up Tuesday morning to another blanket of snow, according to an alert from the National Weather Service issued Monday at 3:48 p.m. 

Two nor’easters have already hit the area this month, but it seems Mother Nature will have mercy on the Rose City this time around. 

The alert predicts that the total overnight snow will be about 2 to 3 inches. Some may ...

Madison Residents, Police Report Trees in Roadways, Downed Wires, Power Outages as Nor’easter Wallops Morris County

Winter Storm Quinn hit the Madison area with extreme force on Wednesday—and there is still more to come.

Downed wires and fallen trees on Road City roads have been reported by several residents and the Madison police, making driving a dangerous task for those to choose to brave the snow-covered roads.

Live power lines can present a risk even for those who stay home during ...

Weather Update: Accumulation Predictions Mount as Another Nor’Easter Hits Madison

Madison could now see between 11 and 14 inches of snow as the second winter storm in less than a week smacks the Morris County area, according to an alert issued Wednesday at 10:59 a.m. by the National Weather Service. 

Original predictions for the Rose City said accumulations would reach between 8 and 12 inches, but the storm appears to be hitting the area harder than ...

More Madison Power Outages Possible; Gov. Murphy Announces State of Emergency as Another Nor’easter Prepares to Pummel Morris County

Another winter storm will hit the Rose City on Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service and county officials, bringing with it snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches and high winds.

On his Twitter account, Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday night. 

“We are particularly concerned w/ Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex and Warren ...

Winter Weather Whips Into Madison This Weekend

Snow appears to be in Madison’s future once again. 

Wet snow and rain are expected around midday Friday and into the evening during commuter hours, making travel “very difficult,” according to a National Weather Service alert issued Thursday at 3:41 p.m. 

Snow will be heavy at times—especially during Friday afternoon and the following hours—bringing ...

Wednesday Weather Update for Madison

The Morris County Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the anticipated incoming snow for Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook. The current system is on track to bring some snow before it switches over to sleet, freezing rain and plain rain in the afternoon.

Snow will likely begin shortly after daybreak tomorrow, and will ...

Morris County Joins National Survey of Homelessness

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris County on Wednesday participated in the national Point-in-Time Count and Survey of the Homeless. This national census of homeless persons took place on Wednesday, when Morris County and surrounding counties counted the number of individuals who experience homelessness.

The annual Point-in-Time count is mandated by the U.S. Department of ...

Saturday: Women's March Road Closures in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ –Motorists and area residents are reminded that there are several road closures in effect for Saturday, Jan. 20 due to the Women's March on New Jersey 2018.

Organizers are expecting large crowds, which will impact traffic throughout the area. Motorists are urged to plan alternate routes or allow extra time when traveling through town. 

Road closures will take ...

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