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May 18, 2022

Public comments about the Main Street Affordable Housing project began with Stephanie Nesser who shared that she received an “intrusive anonymous” text containing the petition against the planned location on Main Street. Subsequent residents either expressed appreciation for the information ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Wayne grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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As the hurricane season approaches, the Township of Millburn is hosting a Hurricane Preparedness Session for residents on Wednesday, May 11 at 7:00 p.m. in person at Town Hall and virtually on Zoom.  According to the township's website, "Members of Millburn’s Office of Emergency Management will ...

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Residents, former residents and neighbors of Millburn-Short Hills are circulating a petition to ask the mayor and the township committee to pause the affordable housing project at 9 Main Street and to tell the Fair Housing Corp. that the township “wishes to meet our obligation with an alternative ...

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During a discussion about affordable housing, Committeewoman Tara Prupis and Deputy Mayor Dianne Thall-Eglow expressed their opposition to the DPW 100% affordable housing development again and mentioned that residents should have been able to see the L+M Development Partners’ proposal. Mayor ...

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Topology’s Senior Planner Graham Petto began the Affordable Housing Public Information Session by sharing information and sample building designs and streetscape slides with residents. The attendees, including virtual watchers, then broke down into groups to vote for their preferences. Petto ...

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Township Committee and Flood Mitigation Committee members Sanjeev Vinayak and Richard Wasserman gave a brief update on flood prevention strategies. Vinayak reported that a drainage project is being researched. He mentioned, “Our engineer has looked into Glen Avenue, and there’s a new development.

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NEWARK, NJ — Recreational marijuana sales commenced Thursday in New Jersey, but Newark officials are taking a bold stance against allowing the city’s police force to use marijuana off-the-clock. The City Council passed a resolution Wednesday calling on Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to issue an order ...

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Millburn Township has developed a survey to gather residential input as to how the Main Street Affordable Housing should be developed. A post on the township website explains, “The results will assist Millburn Township to develop a design for the 9 Main Street Affordable Housing project that best ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Short Hills Avenue Bridge repairs could be finished within a month, according to Springfield Township Administrator John Bussiculo. Speaking at Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting, Bussiculo said, "I talked to the county today, they're looking at opening that bridge ...

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During last week's Township Committee meeting, resident Jean Pasternak asked if the township could share the Department of Public Works contamination report with residents. She requested, “Can we have a comprehensive, detailed presentation by the firm who did the environmental contamination testing ...

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Matt Laracy, Chief Financial Officer of the Township of Millburn, presented the 2023 budget to the township committee after Business Administrator Alex McDonald reminded attendees that the presentation was only about the municipal portion of their tax bills. McDonald stated, “It does not include ...

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2022 Primary Election: Tuesday, June 7, 2022  2022 Primary Election Day is Tuesday, June 7th and polls are open, for in-person voting, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please check your sample ballot that will come in the mail to locate your polling location or visit the following link to access your ...

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This year’s 12th annual “Meet The Mayors” event was held in person after the last two were virtual due to COVID. Members of the Millburn-Short Hills, West Orange, Livingston, North Essex and West Essex Chambers of Commerce and government leaders were in attendance, including Mayor Maggee Miggins ...

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Residents with questions and/or comments about the expansion of the Taylor Park Gateway can attend the public information session during the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m. or tune in via Zoom.

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- During its first meeting since January, the Springfield Board of Adjustment Tuesday night heard from a traffic engineer on plans to replace the Barnes & Noble at the corner of Hillside Avenue and Route 22 West with a Chick-fil-A later this year. Several Hillside Avenue ...

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Business Administrator Alex McDonald began the meeting by telling residents that they can view the Affordable Housing PowerPoint presentation from the January 10 town council meeting on the township website. Township Housing Planner Beth McManus reviewed the six locations where affordable ...

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Mayor Maggee Miggins led the meeting remotely from a family event because Deputy Mayor Dianne Thall-Eglow was also unable to attend. In addition, Councilwoman Tara Prupis was absent. Business Administrator Alex McDonald announced that the March 10 Affordable Housing Public Information Session is ...

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Millburn Township has announced that Chesapeake Bay helicopters will be performing routine JCP&L patrols on JCPL 500kV, 230kV, 115kV lines in the next week or two in town. The project will take about two weeks to complete, depending on the weather. The helicopters are Black, Hughes MD500 ...

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WASHINGTON, DC– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement regarding the President’s decision to ban U.S. imports of Russian oil as gas prices continue to rise:  “I remain unwavering in my support of Ukraine and its people in their fight for freedom, the preservation ...

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An Affordable Housing Public Information Session will be held at Millburn Middle School on Thursday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m. Attendees will need to be there in person as it won't be on Zoom.  The session will be on the 100% affordable development that the Township is planning to build at the ...

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Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting featured a discussion about Affordable Housing. Resident Jay Morreale asked several questions including repeating his request for information about zoning ordinances. He read paragraph 18 of the Fair Share Housing Settlements. “Following a fairness hearing, the ...

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Essex County has begun action to divert the City of Orange’s water main in the South Mountain Reservation to protect Millburn and other areas from flooding. Essex County will pay the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Acres Program $104,082.05, to be deposited in the Garden ...

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Montclair’s RPM Development Group presented its affordable housing concept for the Department of Public Works (DPW) property 100% public housing building at last week's Township Committee meeting. Deputy Mayor Dianne Thall-Eglow and Committeewoman Tara Prupis expressed their extreme ...

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In observance of President's Day, Town Hall will be closed on Monday, February 21. Trash and recycling collections will continue as scheduled.

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Resident David Cosgrove and Millburn Township have each created affordable housing timelines that differ from one another. Cosgrove compiled the following timeline for the Affordable Housing settlement. His dates are below. Timeline from documents discovered so far: July 28 Final Settlement ...

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Sparks flew at the Township Committee meeting when several residents argued that committee members were not forbidden from revealing information about the affordable housing meetings. During last Friday’s Fair Housing hearing, Judge Robert Gardner stated that Millburn Township’s attorney Ed ...

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Millburn's Fair Share settlement agreement hearing is today, Friday, January 28 at 1:30 p.m.  Residents can attend by Zoom. Topic: ESX-CIVIL-GARDNER FAIRNESS HEARING L-2778-18 IMO OF MILLBURN Time: Jan 28, 2022, 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join NJCourts Virtual ...

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