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Road Work on Court Street in Morristown Begins Next Week

July 17, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic on Court Street in Morristown will change for thirty days, said government officials.

Beginning Monday July 23, Court Street will be closed due to a paving and sidewalk project. The busy street, which is the hub of county government and the state court system, will undergo a full reconstruction of both sidewalks from Ann Street to ...

Cooling Centers Open in Morristown as Temperatures Soar

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  High temperatures in Morristown has reopened the cooling centers for residents. The town has opened the Morristown Fire House and The Morristown Senior Center for residents.

The Morristown Fire House, 161 Speedwell Avenue will be open until 8am on Tuesday . In addition to the firehouse, the Morristown Senior Center at Town Hall will be open from 8:30am - 4:30pm.

The ...

Prescription Drug Drop Installed in Morristown; Offers Residents Safe Disposal Site

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There is now an additional location for residents and county employees to safely dispose of unwanted or leftover prescription drugs.

A Prescription Drug Drop Box has been added to the lobby of the Morris County Administration and Records Building, which is located at 10 Court St. in Morristown, directly across from the Morris County Courthouse.  The locked drop box ...

Department of Veterans Affairs shares Guidelines for Properly Displaying the American Flag

WARREN, NJ - As the community celebrated Independence Day, USA.gov and the Department of Veterans Affairs shared some helpful guidelines for showing respect to the symbol of the nation. Check out this helpful information before you fly the stars and stripes.

Traditional guidelines call for displaying the flag in public only from sunrise to sunset. However, the flag may be displayed ...

Governor Murphy Signs Co-Sponsored Transgender Bill Into Law

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A bill signed into law by New Jersey’s governor last week means transgender residents can legally change their gender on their birth certificates.

The ‘Birth Certificate Bill’ - now known as the “Babs Siperstein Law’ - was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on July 2. Under the law, the registrar can now legally amend a certificate based on ...

Morris County Medical Examiner Dr. Ronald Suarez Retires After 26 Years of Service

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Morris County Medical Examiner, Dr. Ronald Suarez is retiring after 26 years of service.

“The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office has had the pleasure of working with Dr. Suarez over his last 26 years in Morris County", said Prosecutor Knapp. "We thank him for his years of outstanding service, congratulate him on his retirement, and wish him the ...

Murphy Sweeney and Coughlin Make a Deal - No Government Shutdown

TRENTON, NJ - It appears that lawmakers have reached a budget agreement avoiding a government shutdown

The deal, after weeks of acrimony includes the following: 

10.75% on a $5 million income threshold millionaire’s tax; a “mega millionaire’s” tax.
2.5% hike on the state’s corporate business tax (CBT) for a four year-period.
The sales tax is ...

What a NJ Government Shutdown Can Mean to You

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Time is running out for the Democratically controlled NJ Legislature and Governor to compromise on a budget.  They have until the end of tomorrow - June 30, 2018 - to agree on a budget that will keep the government open. But if they can't, and as of tonight, just 24 hours before the deadline...no deal had been reached,...then the government could shut down.

But ...

Honorable Mention Awarded to Morristown's Andrea Danysh and Mia Mutascio in Morris County 'Patriotic Photo' Contest

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The winners for the Morris County Photo Patriotic Contest have been announced.

Morristown residents Andrea Danysh and Mia Mutascio received honorable mention for their photo submissions. Danysh's photo titled "Enjoying the Memorial Day Parade" was taken in Morris Plains with her children. Mutascio photo was a commemorative photo of Evergreen Cemetery to ...

Enter Now For a Chance to Name Morristown's New Bus

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown offers a free bus service for residents. For years, The Colonial Coach has been picking up residents and bringing them around town, to nearby shopping centers, to neighborhoods and local pools. This year, the Colonial Coach is retiring and the town will be getting a new bus, said town officials.

But what should the new bus's name be? Mayor Dougherty ...

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