Mosquito in Morris Township Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

September 21, 2017

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  A mosquito sample has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, in the woods near Vom Eigen Drive, said Morris Township Officials. 

The Morris County Mosquito Commission will be conducting additional sampling in the area and possibly limited spraying, said officials. Township officials are asking residents for help reducing the mosquito ...

Hydrant Maintenance in Morristown Today; Sunday September 10

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilitites Authority (SMCMUA) will be conducting routine fire hydrant flushing and maintenance in Morristown on Sunday September 10. The water company said that the maintenance will occur from 7am until 3pm on Ridgedale Avenue between Malapardis Road, Morris Street and Elm Street. 

During this routine inspection, SMCMUA will ...

The Town of Morristown Shares How to Coexist with Foxes

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has shared information with town residents on how to coexist with foxes.

I live in a crowded suburb, why is there a fox in my yard?

Foxes are very adaptive and can live in close association with human residences and communities. It is common to see them in yards and parks. Healthy foxes pose virtually  no danger to humans. Foxes can become ...

Morris County's 16th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Service Will be Held Sunday September 10

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The County's 9/11 Remembrance Service, observing the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against our nation, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10th.  

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at the Morris County September 11th Memorial on West Hanover Avenue, across from the Morris View Healthcare Center and adjacent to ...

Local Activists Respond to the Ending of DACA

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Tuesday September 5, The Justice Department announced that it is ending DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy created under the Obama Administration.  The policy shielded young immigrants, who were brought to the United States, from deportation.

"We stand with 800,000 young immigrants whose lives President Trump ...

Changes to Morris Township's Garbage and Recycling Schedule to due Labor Day

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - In observance of Labor Day on Monday September 4, there will be no trash or recycling collection services for residents of Morris Township. 

The following schedule will be in effect for September 4 - September 8

Monday September 4 - no trash or recycling collection

Tuesday September 5 - Trash pickup for those residents with a Monday trash day and a Tuesday ...

Pinkin Bill Helps NJ Residents to Contribute to World War II Veterans Fund

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-18) sponsored to make it easier for New Jersey residents to make voluntary taxpayer contributions to honor World War II veterans was recently signed into law.


The new law (formerly bill A-445) allows New Jersey residents to contribute to the New Jersey World War II Veterans' Memorial Fund via their gross income tax ...

Christie Administration Rejects New Federal Plan to Explore Waters Off New Jersey for Gas, Oil

TRENTON, NJ — The Christie administration has gone on the federal record opposing plans that would permit natural gas and oil exploration off the coast of New Jersey.

Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin submitted formal comments on August 16 to federal officials affirming the state’s “steadfast opposition to natural gas and oil exploration in ...

Activists Gather in Morristown to Oppose Deportation Budget

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  During this week's call to mobilize, local activists held a rally at Congressman Frelinghuysen's Office to oppose the deportation budget. Sara Cullinane, founder of Make the Road New Jersey, has been busy gathering large crowds to protest the increase in deportations. According to the group, "things will only get worse if Congress approves ...

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EPA Cuts and Congressman Frelinghuysen

September 12, 2017

To the Editor:

The Environmental Protection Agency is under great threat. While chaos and confusion swirl around the Trump White House, and the public is distracted by the Russia Investigation, the egregious behavior of the president regarding Charlottesville, tweet upon crazy tweet and rallies, there is undermining of regulations in various departments. These regulations, passed by both ...