Government

May 20, 2020

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  A series of 2020 road paving projects will be moving ahead, announced the Morris County Freeholders. Upcoming projects include county roads in Denville, Long HIlls, Mendham, Bernardsville, Mt. Arlington, Netcong, Randolph and Rockaway, they said. Projects beginning late ...

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NEW JERSEY -  During today's daily update, Governor Murphy issued an administrative order allowing the state to take another step forward. Today's order, allows for in person sales of car and motorcycle dealerships as well as bike shops to resume, Wednesday May 2, effective at 6:00am.  

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Governor Murphy announced that effective May 22, some outdoor businesses may restart. Those businesses include: Batting Cages  Golf Ranges Shooting and Archery Ranges Horseback Riding Private Tennis Clubs Community Gardens  Governor Murphy also announced that ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy did not hold a daily press briefing on Sunday, but appeared during New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's press conference to announce a Regional State Purchasing Consortium, along with other states in the northeast. The regional buying consortium was launched to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - There are now 104 testing locations across the State of New Jersey. Governor Murphy announced on Thursday that there will be universal testing for inmates, corrections staff and all NJ Transit staff. Beginning as early as next week all inmates and staff will be tested, he ...

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NEW JERSEY- More than 850,000 new unemployment claims have been filed in New Jersey during this pandemic, according to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The record number of claims in Morris County and across the state has overwhelmed the state’s system, and those across ...

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NEW JERSEY - New Jerseyans who have fallen behind in their internet and phone bills will not have them shut off, according to Governor Murphy. "Today I’m signing an Executive Order to prohibit Internet and phone services from being shut off until 30 days after our current public health emergency ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty gave his daily update to the community by first reporting that numbers in Morristown have climbed to 102 positive cases of COVID-19.  "We are in that peak period so it's important that we adhere to all the CDC rules", said Dougherty. "Please wear ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty took updated the community this morning via video.  There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Morristown, Mayor Dougherty announced. He is urging residents to wear face protection (masks) when your out at the supermarkets, gas stations and even ...

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MORRISTOWN - Mayor Timothy Dougherty is urging all Morristown residents who go out in public wear protective face masks, in an effort to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. “As new information becomes available from the state and federal government, the WHO, and the CDC ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mayor Dougherty provided an update and clarification to the Morristown community on Thursday, April 2. He spoke about restaurant hours, tenants and homeowners, yesterday's webinar, protective masks and physical distancing Restaurants, according to the Mayor can stay until ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty did a video message earlier on Tuesday for residents. Mayor Dougherty emphasized that although town offices are not open to the public, they are open. Just call, he said. "There are 58 cases (in Morristown) as of yesterday", Dougherty told ...

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NEW JERSEY - During his daily press conference, Governor Murphy announced updates to the Executive Order 107 which includes car dealerships, realtors and golf courses. Per the update;  Auto dealerships are now able to conduct online or remote sales. Those dealers can deliver vehicles ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has announced a time change to the Planning Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday March 26. The time has now been changed to 6:30pm. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers but the room will be closed to the public. To view or listen to the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Have a question for Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty? He will answer questions or concerns from residents on Monday March 30 and Tuesday March 31 between the hours of 9am - 11am Residents can call 973-292-6629.       Sign up to get all the news as it happens ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Town of Morristown announced a time change to the Town Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 24 Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, NJSA 10:4-6 et seq., the Town Council of the Town of Morristown hereby gives Notice of the change of time for a previously scheduled regular ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown restaurants will be able to continue serve food via curbside pickup and delivery, per Governor Murphy's Executive Order No. 107. The Morristown Parking Authority has announced that they will not enforce on-street meters. Parking garages will be open with gates lifted ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Morris Plains has reported its first case of Coronavirus, confirmed Mayor Jason Karr. "The confirmed case does not pose a risk to the public", said Karr. "Residents are urged to continue to take preventive measures, washing hands with soap and water, practicing respiratory ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  In a letter on the Township website, officials announced that the Morris Township Health Department has confirmed that two township residents; have tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The two residents who have tested positive are both male; ages 66 and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  There was a sign posted at Headquarters Plaza, located at 1 Headquarters Plaza, alerting building tenants and visitors of a confirmed case of COVID-19, according to a press release from the Town of Morristown.   Public health officials were already aware of the situation and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Mayor Timothy P. Dougherty has issued an Executive Order limiting the operations of liquor license establishments in Morristown to occupancy of no more than 250 people with a curfew of 10 o’clock pm.  The goal of this order is to enforce the policy directive from the State of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has partnered with the United States Census Bureau to provide announcements and important information to all residents of Morristown, announced town officials. Participating in the Census is a vital civic duty for all Americans. Every year, the Federal ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  All 39 Morris County towns, school districts and major healthcare providers are working in coordination with the Morris County Office of Emergency Management and Office of Health Management regarding the Coronavirus, announced county officials. County Officials are working ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -   The Town of Morristown has opened a warming center in response to the dropping temperatures. The warming center will be open tonight, Thursday Feb. 20 through Sunday Feb. 23 due to the cold temperatures.  Temperatures are expected to dip into the teens overnight tonight into ...

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NEWARK – Oral surgeon Dr. John Vecchione, whose Budd Lake office was associated with 15 cases of bacterial endocarditis in 2016, has agreed to a five-year license suspension and $293,500 in penalties and costs to resolve the State’s allegations that his continued failure to follow infection control ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill has announced Mobile Office Hours in Morris Township on Wednesday January 29 from 12noon to 2pm. Congresswoman Sherrill's staff will be on site to help with questions regarding Social Security, Medicare, Veteran's Affairs and more. The mobile office ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Due to the expected snow that is expected in the Morristown area on Saturday January 18, the Town of Morristown in cooperation with the Morristown Parking Authority will allow Morristown residents that park on-street or have on-street parking permits to park in three area parking ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morristown Town Council held its reorganization meeting on Tuesday January 7. The evening began with the swearing in of Robert Iannaccone, Council Member for First Ward, Tawanna Cotten, Council Member for Second Ward, Stefan Armington, Council Member for Third Ward and Sandra ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown was added to the list of towns that have dropped Matt O'Donnell as attorney since the alleged bribery scandal took place over three weeks ago, that involved the Mayor's wife, Mary Dougherty. Other towns that have severed ties with O'Donnell since the scandal broke ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders will hold its 2020 annual meeting on Friday evening, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. in the Freeholders’ Public Meeting Room in the County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court St, in Morristown. Newly elected freeholders Doug Cabana, Kathy ...

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