Montville Township to See Various Improvements; Traffic on Konner Discussed

May 22, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Ordinances were passed at the May 9 Montville Township Committee meeting to make improvements around the township. Some of the money used for the projects will include $325,000 from the Open Space fund, which was a much-debated question among members at prior meetings.

Improvements will include:

Replace Community Park playground equipment/surfacing/seating - ...

No Wawa for Pine Brook: Planning Board Denies Application

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Planning Board rejected an application to install a 24-hour Wawa in the Pine Brook section of town.

Property owner Raymond Eshaghoff had made the application just prior to the area, located at the corners of Changebridge, Bloomfield Road and Route 46 East, becoming designated a redevelopment area. The township is hoping to improve the property as well as adjacent ...

Budget Passed; Montville Township Proclaimed Stigma-Free

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee passed its 2017 municipal budget, an increase of 1.944%. This represents an average tax increase of $52.78 for the average assessed house of $528,520, not including school or county taxes.

Mayor Jim Sandham called the budget “tight” and thanked the staff, CFO, administration and township committee for their input.

Township ...

Towaco Townhouse Project Attains Preliminary Approval

MONTVILLE, NJ – Towaco resident Dan Furia received preliminary approval from the Montville Township Planning Board on April 27 for a zoning change in the Towaco section of town that will allow him to build townhouses on land he owns there.

Furia had brought his proposed townhouse development and retail establishment application to the zoning board in August of 2015, but after a series of ...

Healthcare Reform Discussed at Montville Area Tea Party Meeting

MONTVILLE, NJ - At their regular meeting on Thursday, April 27, the Montville Area Tea Party (MATP) hosted a presentation called “Obamacare: Repeal, Replace, Fix, Keep, Ryancare or Something Else?”

MATP said, “Now is not the time to sit back and let Congress act without hearing from an informed public.” 

The guest speaker was ...

Pathways, Centenarian, Arbor Day Honored with Proclamations

MONTVILLE, NJ – Proclamations in honor of Pathways for Exceptional Children, Arbor Day and centenarian Victoria Como’s birthday were made by the Montville Township Committee at their meeting on April 25.

Pathways for Exceptional Children will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with a walk and concert on May 6. Pathways, an organization which works for the inclusion of children ...

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