Government

September 22, 2020

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - On Monday, Borough Council President Larry Kraemer announced during the virtual September 21 meeting that he was stepping down from his duties as borough council president in order to devote more time to his mayoral campaign. Kraemer was appointed as Spotswood Borough Council ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely gave residents his latest update on Thursday. The mayor reported a rise in positive coronavirus cases in Spotswood. The total is now up to 122, which is an increase in 10 cases from the mayor's last update on August 24. The number of resident fatalities due to ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Borough Offices will be closed on Monday, September 7 for the Labor Day holiday. Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, September 8.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely released his latest update to residents on Monday. Seely updated the number of positive coronavirus cases to 112. The number of fatalities due to COVID-19 remain at four. Seely discussed the upcoming elections and the change in voting as well as reminding ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Borough Offices remain closed to the public. So, the Monday, August 17 meeting will be held virtually at 7:30 p.m. Residents can access the meeting through the following Zoom link using the meeting ID number 867 0409 7439 and the password spotswood. Spotswood Borough ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely delivered a new update to residents in the wake of last week's power outage at the hands of Tropical Storm Isaias that left about 2,000 Spotswood residents in the dark. Power came on quickly for some, but took days for others. The mayor said that by Saturday ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Tropical Storm rumbled through New Jersey on Tuesday, leaving many residents in the dark and with a mess to clean up. Quite a few sections of Spotswood remain without power. JCP&L crews are working on getting the electricity back on. Mayor Ed Seely is reporting that many ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely is addressing residents in his latest update. Positive coronavirus cases are up to 103 with an additional four cases being reported in the borough. The mayor discusses the importance of continuing to be mindful of wearing face coverings correctly. The letter ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Municipal employees are working remotely through Tuesday, August 4 according to a post on the Spotswood Borough website. Residents needing to reach out to borough employees should do so through email. A directory can be found online at the borough's website. Residents contacting the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely provided his first update to residents since returning from his vacation. The mayor announced Spotswood's cases of the coronavirus were up to 99 positives. This represents one additional positive COVID-19 case since the mayor's June 22 letter to Spotswood ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - While Helmetta and Milltown Borough Council meetings will return to in-person formats with required face coverings and social distancing for the public in attendance, the next meeting of the Spotswood Borough Council on Monday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. will still be held virtually.

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough will hold its first in-person council meeting on Wednesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. Helmetta's Borough Council has been holding virtual meetings since the coronavirus shutdown occurred on in mid-March. Residents may attend the July 15 meeting, but must wear face coverings and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely provided residents with a Fourth of July update on Friday before heading down to Virginia on vacation. The mayor said the number of positive cases in the borough has remained unchanged since his last update. He also spoke about using the borough's basketball ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown will reopen its Borough Offices on Monday, July 6 to the public. However, residents are still being strongly recommended to conduct business with the various borough departments through telephone, email, regular mail and the drop boxes located outside the Milltown Municipal ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough's Municipal Offices will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of the July 4 holiday. Municipal Offices were closed on Thursday, July 2 as well. The offices will reopen on Monday, July 6. Spotswood's Municipal Complex remains closed until further notices because of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely provided residents with his latest update to start off the work week. Spotswood has two additional positive cases of the coronavirus since the mayor's last letter to residents on June 10, bringing the total to 98. There have been three fatalities in the ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough will hold its Wednesday, June 17 council meeting virtually. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Residents can access the upcoming Helmetta Borough Council meeting by using the dial-in number 978-990-5000 and the meeting ID number 574514.

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HELMETTA, NJ - Borough Offices reopen on Monday, June 15. All visitors are required to wear a face covering and adhere to the social distancing guidelines put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New Jersey Governor's Office. Visitors should enter through the front of the ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Borough Mayor Chris Slavicek updated residents on the latest information and changes in light of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy lifting the stay-at-home order that has been in place since March 21. The mayor noted that Helmetta has not had any additional positive coronavirus cases ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely announced several reopenings in his latest letter to Spotswood residents. The changes come on the heels of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's lifting of the stay-at-home order that has been in place since March 21. Seely reopened private clubs in the borough ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Monday, June 8 meeting of the Miltown Borough Council will take place virtually from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Residents can join the meeting by calling in or joining online. The meeting can be accessed through a Zoom link using the meeting ID 450 702 9847. Residents can also dial in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Monday, June 8 virtual meeting of the Spotswood Borough Council has a full agenda, including a temporary resolution to open up outdoor seating for local food and beverage establishments. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said at his daily press conference on June 1 that outdoor ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The final day of remote learning for Spotswood School District students is Wednesday, June 17. Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek is inviting borough students to stop by the Maple Street Pavilion on June 17 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a grab-and-go ice cream treat to celebrate the end of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely provided residents with his first weekly update for June. Seely noted that Spotswood's number of positive coronavirus cases has not increased for the past six days. The number of COVID-19 cases stands at 93 with three fatalities. The mayor discussed the small ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely provided his latest update on Friday, May 29. The mayor updated the number of positive coronavirus cases in the borough. The current count is 92 cases on COVID-19 with three deaths. Seely discussed resident concerns about when the community would be reopening ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Borough Mayor Chris Slavicek provided residents with an update in a letter released on Thursday evening. Slavicek reported the number of positive cases of the coronavirus stands at 33. The mayor noted the number includes residents who were asymptomatic or may have had a mild case of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely provided residents with his latest update, noting the length of the stay-at-home is quickly approaching the three-month mark. Mayor Seely did not report the number of coronavirus cases in Spotswoood, but instead focused on the latest businesses allowed to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely provided residents with his latest coronavirus update on Friday, May 15. The number of positive cases in the borough has risen to 88 since Seely's last letter released to Spotswood residents on May 7. Spotswood has had an additional 11 positive cases in the ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - Ronald Dzingleski is the current Helmetta Borough Council President. He is a longtime borough resident. His family has lived in Helmetta for generations. As a youngster, Dzingleski attended school in Helmetta at the Borough Hall. Since 1986, Dzingleski has worked in the grocery ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely released his latest update to Spotswood residents on Thursday. The number of positive coronavirus cases in the borough stands at 77. The number is up seven from the 70 positive cases the mayor reported in his May 1 letter. While the total went up slightly, the ...

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