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It's Official.....Main Access Road to Morris County Central Park Named 'Governor Chris Christie Drive"

November 20, 2017

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The new access road to Central Park of Morris County has officially been named after Governor Chris Christie.

Governor Chris Christie Drive will be a one-third mile connector of Central Avenue in the county park to West Hanover Avenue, a short distance from downtown Morris Plains. The access road will provide easier access to the park and alleviate much of the traffic ...

Local Residents To Gather in Morristown to Opppose GOP Tax Plan

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Local residents and advocates will gather in Morristown on November 15 in opposition of the GOP tax bill. 

The group will hold a vigil  at 6pm on the Green in hopes that Rep. Frelinghuysen will oppose the bill. Rodney Frelinghuysen is 1 of 2 NJ Congressional Representatives that has remained silent on the Republican tax proposal that would be disastrous for ...

The Giving Spirit: Rain Doesn't Deter Morristown Employees from Distributing Frozen Turkeys To Those in Need

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The month of November is a time to give and according to Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty, The Town of Morristown likes to give back to others. 

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey along with volunteers from the Town of Morristown gathered Monday morning in the rain and cold to give of their time and help distribute 1000 frozen turkeys to local ...

Morristown and Morris Township Honor Veterans on Veteran's Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Memorial and Veteran’s Day Association of Morristown and Morris Township organized a ceremony on The Green in Morristown to honor all those who have served in the Military. Following the playing of the National Anthem by Conor Lenahan of Morristown High School, James Cavanaugh, the Ceremonial Officer, addressed the community ...

Cold Weather Postpones Local Resurfacing Projects

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The cold weather has postponed the repaving projects on Columbia Turnpike and Wootton Street until 2018, said government officials. County officials were concerned that cold temperatures during the evening hours and overnight would negatively affect the quality of the resurfacing.

However, the work on East Hanover Avenue and Ridgedale Avenue in Morris Township and ...

Passport Office is Open Saturday November 4 in Morristown from 8 am - 12 noon

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County residents looking to get or renew a passport can come to the  Morris County Clerk’s Passport Division in Morristown on Saturday November 4, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon for a special one-time, morning passport session.

“Since the office will be open for election duties this Saturday, we thought it would make sense to also open the passport desk to ...

Homeowners in Flood Zone Invited to FEMA Open House

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Home owners who are interested in finding out more about their specific flood risks are invited to two Open Houses being run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDOE).

The Open Houses will take place on November 8  from 4pm - 8pm at the Morris County Public Safety Training, 500 West Hanover ...

Up to 5 Inches of Rain, Up to 55 MPH Winds Possible

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Flash floods could occur between noon today and 4 a.m. Monday, a situation that prompted the Morris County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to issue this morning a hazardous weather outlook for the county.

After that, county residents can expect heavy winds, said the OEM. "We have a wind advisory in effect from 6 a.m tomorrow (Monday) until 12 ...

Town of Morristown Earns Completes Street Excellence Award

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Town of Morristown received a "Complete Streets Excellence Award" for efforts in making the streets safe for everyone; pedestrians, motorists, cyclists and transit users. The National Complete Streets Coalition describes effective Complete Streets as areas that are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users so that pedestrians, ...

Morristown Mayor Honored with Excellence Award by Downtown New Jersey

Morristown Mayor Dougherty awarded Individual of Excellence Award for his leadership in the redevelopment of Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY -- On Thursday, October 12, Morristown Mayor Timothy Dougherty was awarded the Individual of Excellence Award by Downtown New Jersey at the Downtown New Jersey Regional Conference in South Orange, NJ. The Individual of Excellence Awards were presented ...

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