Community Announcements

Montville Township Asks Residents to Fill Open Board and Commission Positions

Twp of Montville Credits: Melissa Benno

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Township Committee is looking for residents to volunteer their time serving as Montville Township board or commission members. There are immediate open positions on the following boards/commissions:

  • Design Review Committee
  • Environmental Commission
  • Library Board of Trustees
  • Housing Committee
  • Long-Term Financial Planning Committee
  • Open Space Committee
  • Residents with Disabilities Advisory Committee

If you are interested, please fill out a Citizen Leadership Form and submit by Jan. 9 to the Municipal Clerk at tatkinson@montvillenj.org  or fax to 973-402-0787. Forms are also available at the Municipal Building.

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Upcoming Events

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Sat, April 29, 10:30 AM

Montville Township High School Cafeteria, Montville

Tea Time Party Fundraiser to Benefit MTHS Class ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Home & Garden

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Sat, April 29, 1:00 PM

Montville Township Public Library, Montville

Homework Help at the Montville Twp Public Library

Education

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Sat, April 29, 2:00 PM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: "B" Ready for Butterflies

Education Green Home & Garden

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Tue, May 2, 7:45 PM

Municipal Building, Montville

Montville Township Board of Education Meeting

Education

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Sat, May 6, 9:00 AM

Pine Brook Volunteer Fire Dept. Station #1, Pine Brook

Clothing Drive Sponsored by Pine Brook Fire Dept.

Giving Back

Request to Reinstate Former Montville High School Marching Band Director

April 21, 2017

As a proud parent of a Montville High School Marching Band member I would like to express the thoughts and views of not only myself, but the vast majority of parents and students in the marching band program regarding this year's selection of a new band director. 

On March 22nd the band parents, along with the student members organized a meeting with the music department ...

Montville Township Recreation Department Has Garden Plots Available

April 26, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Recreation Department has garden plots available for planting for the 2017 Season.

Gardens are open to Montville Township Residents ONLY.

There are garden plots available at two different locations:

The Montville Community Park garden area is located at 130 Change Bridge Road in Montville and is available for all levels.
The ...

Arbor Day Celebrated in Montville Township

April 28, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Charles Perry was honored as part of the township’s Arbor Day celebration April 28. The Montville Township Public Schools’ Arbor Day poster contest winners were also honored at the ceremony.

Arbor Day is usually celebrated on the last Friday in April, and is a way for communities to encourage residents to plant trees and celebrate the important role that trees ...

Veterans of Montville: Chas Palminteri

April 22, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - Korean War veteran Chas Palminteri became a member of Montville VFW Post 5481 in 2013 when he met a combat buddy Gerry Gemian. After sharing war stories, Palminteri knew he had to join the post.

Palminteri was drafted right out of high school and was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for basic training as a private in the army. He said, ...

Cedar Hill School Holds TREP$ Student Marketplace

April 27, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Cedar Hill students got the chance to show off weeks of work as their eighth annual TREP$ marketplace took place on April 22.

Short for en-TREP-reneur, TREP$ is a program that teaches fourth and fifth graders at the school about marketing a product or service of their own making. The students attend a series of weekly after-school classes where they learn about marketing, ...

Franklin School Recycles Pouches, Wins Entenmann's Party

April 28, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Franklin Elementary School was the randomly-drawn winner this month of a nationwide promotion related to recycling. The win means an Entenmann's-based classroom party for the school.

The school pledged to help the environment by using recycling to reduce waste. It did so as part of the "Entenmann’s Little Bites Make the Pledge Promotion," a contest ...

Westfield Native Andrew McCarthy Talks About His New Book, ‘Pretty in Pink’ & Coming Home

April 28, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ – Though he may best be known as Blane McDonough from the John Hughes classic “Pretty in Pink,” actor/director/writer Andrew McCarthy is, as he says, always moving onward.

McCarthy, 54, recently released his first young adult novel, “Just Fly Away.” The novel tells the story of Lucy, a 15-year-old girl who discovers her father had an affair eight ...

Montville Township Recreation Department Has Garden Plots Available

April 26, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Recreation Department has garden plots available for planting for the 2017 Season.

Gardens are open to Montville Township Residents ONLY.

There are garden plots available at two different locations:

The Montville Community Park garden area is located at 130 Change Bridge Road in Montville and is available for all levels.
The ...

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Open Houses this Weekend by Century 21 The Crossing

MONTVILLE, NJ - Century 21 The Crossing is having the following open houses this weekend:

Sunday, April 30:

6 Woodside Drive, Montville from 1 - 4 p.m. - click HERE for further details.

16 Dudley Court, Wayne from 1 - 4 p.m. - click HERE for further details.

4 High Mountain Drive, Montville from 1 - 4 p.m. - click HERE for further details.

79 Lake Drive West, Wayne from 1 - 3 p.m.

The Best Way to Pay a Compliment

“Of course you’re good-looking.”  “You’re the best friend ever.”  “Who wouldn’t want you on their team?”  Is there a parent out there (including me) who hasn’t praised a child in order to make him or her feel better?  Sometimes it’s true, and sometimes we say it because we just can’t stand to see them ...

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg (Random House, 2016)

 

What happens to us when we die? Does everything stop and our bodies just turn to dust? Or do our souls continue to exist in some ethereal form? Are we able to see what happens to our loved ones; are we reunited with those who have gone before us? This is just one of several intriguing themes that the delightful Fannie ...

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