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Gov. Murphy Announces Proposed NJTransit funding increase

April 26, 2018

Newark, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday spread a message of hope regarding future improvements to NJTransit services and infrastructure due to a proposed $242 million increase in funding for NJTransit for the 2019 fiscal year. 

At a press conference held at NJTransit’s Central Maintenance Facility on Doremus Avenue in Newark, Murphy, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and other ...

Mayor of Morris Township Announces "Office Hours" Last Wednesday of Every Month

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Morris Township Mayor as well as the Morris Township Committee have announced that they will hold "office hours" for residents to ask questions, make comments or suggestions, and  voice concerns.

Office hours will begin Wednesday April 25  and run every fourth Wednesday of the month from 4pm - 7pm at the Morris Township Municipal Building, 50 Woodland ...

Governor Murphy Signs Law to Automatically Register Voters and Update Records at MVC

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) signed into law on Tuesday a bill that would automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card. The legislation was sponsored by Assembly Democrats, including District 36 Assemblyman Gary ...

Sidewalk Closures and Parking Restrictions in Place for Busy Morristown Street

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Motorists and pedestrians using DeHart Street should plan ahead for sidewalk closures and parking restrictions between Tuesday April 17 and Friday April 20.

The sidewalk in front of the Metropolitan Lofts building at 11 DeHart Street will be closed to all pedestrian for repair and sidewalk replacement. Parking spaces will be unavailable during work hours to accommodate a ...

State Sen. Bob Menendez to Participate in Live Online Q&A Hosted by Action Together New Jersey

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) will discuss key issues and take questions from the online audience in a Facebook Live event on Thursday, April 26 at 6:45 p.m. 

Questions will be accepted in advance and during the live stream.

Those interested in watching or participating in the event can “like” or “follow” Action Together on Facebook to receive a notification ...

County Roads in Morristown and Morris Township Scheduled to Be Paved in 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Four paving projects in Morristown and Morris Township are scheduled to take place in 2018, announced the Morris County Freeholders.

The full list of county road paving projects will target more than 30 miles across 24 municipalities at a total cost of $9 million, in a continuation of the board’s continuing policy of maintaining and improving the county’s high ...

State of Taxation: New Jersey Ranks No. 3 in Property Taxes and 9th Highest Overall in New Study

NEW JERSEY -- On April 17, Uncle Sam will once again take his cut of the past year’s earnings. Many New Jersey taxpayers are already wondering how that will affect their finances. However, since the tax code is so complicated and has rules based on individual household characteristics, it’s hard for the average person to tell. With a new tax code recently signed into law, ...

Six 11th Congressional District Candidates Attend 'Town Hall Project Morristown' to Answer Questions on Gun Control

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Following a massive turnout of over 13,000 people at last month’s March for Our Lives Morristown rally, the students behind the march organized an event called “The Town Hall for Our Lives.” This event brought together 11th Congressional District candidates who were questioned by student panelists about their views on gun control and how make schools ...

Morristown Mayor's Message

Message from Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty

Last month's storm left parts of Morristown without power, trees destroyed and debris around our town and I want to thank our residents for their patience and cooperation over the past month as our Department of Public Works and Shade Tree Commission work tirelessly to clean up the aftermath of the several storms that hit our area. A special ...

'Quick Hitting,' Quick Melting Snowstorm Predicted for Morning Commute

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's snowing again in Morristown. This morning's snowfall will bring up to two inches of snow per hour this morning, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service said snow is likely to continue at that rate between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m., making for "difficult travel conditions" during the morning commute. "Expect poor ...

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