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Montville Township First Aid Squad Honors Members with Decades of Service

July 14, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township First Aid Squad gathered on July 11 to honor members with more than 20 years of service.

Joint New Jersey legislative resolutions for the members were sponsored by Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce,  Senator Joe Pennacchio and Assemblyman Jay Webber, and were presented to the members. Pennacchio and DeCroce attended the ceremony to present the ...

Dirt Bike Strikes, Kills Resident's Pug in Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ - A Montville resident's dog was struck and killed by a dirt bike this weekend and police are trying to identify the motorcycle rider who committed this "senseless and horrific act," Montville Police Captain Andrew Caggiano said. 

Caggiano reported that at approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 8 a resident was walking his 12 year old ...

Towaco Board of Fire Commissioners Honors Firefighters with Decades of Service

MONTVILLE, NJ – When you’re a newbie firefighter, you don’t want to make a mistake. So when the other firefighters tell you to “foot the ladder,” or hold on to the base as the other firefighters climb up, you hold on tight and don’t let go, despite cascades of water pouring down on you in sub-zero weather.

It was Towaco volunteer firefighter Spooner ...

Towaco Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Towaco Volunteer Fire Department responded to a garage fire on July 5 at 1:10 a.m. when the owners were awoken by the smoke alarm and called for response, Chief Kenneth Breeman reported.

The volunteers responded to 37 Village Drive, where an electrical short in a 1969 classic Corvette Stingray caused the vehicle to catch fire, Breeman said. The car ...

Montville Township PBA Participates in Special Olympics Torch Run

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Department participated with more than 3,000 other law enforcement officers in the June 9 Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics New Jersey Summer Games.

The annual event, now in its 27th year traversing Montville Township, saw township officers running, riding bicycles and even pushing loved ones in a stroller during the four-mile Montville ...

New Active Shooter Procedures to be Adapted in Montville Twp Schools

MONTVILLE, NJ – In the past, Montville Township schools have utilized lockdown procedures in the case of a perceived danger event not involving fire. This means that staff and employees have been trained to lock windows and doors and hide students from entrance doors when emergency protocols are invoked. This is referred to as a “lockdown.” It is used, for example, in the event ...

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