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June 4, 2020

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  COVID-19 may be front and center on most fronts this Spring but Morris County’s pesky mosquito population could care less. While residents seek social-distanced refuge in their back yards and decks or parks and trails, these persistent bugs are ready to take an outdoor bite ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Residents with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis or those under quarantine are advised to take extra precautions when disposing of household trash, stated the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority. These individuals and families are asked to double bag their regular trash ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Trash collection and recycling in Morris Township will change due to Memorial Day on May 25. In a letter to residents, Superintendent Thomas J. Eschmann alerted the change in pickup. "The Department of Public Works will be closed on Monday May 25 in obervance of Memorial ...

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Morristown, NJ –  Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) is increasing recreational access at the park. The National Park Service (NPS) is working service ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority has announced that a Hazardous Household Waste Drop Off Event will be held on June 13.  The utility announced the cancelation of the May 16 date due to the coronavirus. "The event is being cancelled out of an abundance of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Governor Murphy has announced the reopening of county and state parks as well as golf courses on Saturday May 2. "This upcoming weekend will be a crucial test", Murphy said on Twitter. "This is a test we must pass". "We are placing tremendous trust in you to keep up with your ...

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"Earth Day 1970 gave a voice to an emerging public consciousness about the state of our planet —  In the decades leading up to the first Earth Day, Americans were consuming vast amounts of leaded gas through massive and inefficient automobiles. Industry belched out smoke and sludge with little ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A wind advisory is in effect for the Morristown area for Thursday, April 9 into Friday April 10, according to the National Weather Service. The wind advisory is posted form 12noon to 5pm today for Morris and neighboring Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, and Somerset counties. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Despite the order from Governor Murphy closing all county and state parks, Morristown and Morris Township parks will remain open said, officials. Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty announced during his daily briefing today, that Morristown parks will remain open for "passive ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ -  Columbia Turnpike is one of the approved road paving projects that the Morris County Freeholders approved. The Freeholders approved a series of 2020 road paving projects in eight Morris COunty towns. The following roads have been approved for paving: River Road/Bush ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- Morris Township and Morristown will begin yard waste collection during the month of April. In Morris Township, collections begin Saturday April 11 for residents in Zone 1 and on April 18 for residents in Zone 2. Residents are reminded to palce the pickup is containerized yard ...

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MADISON, NJ - Grow it Green Morristown is looking for volunteers to help at their Volunteer Day on Saturday March 21. The organization is looking for helping hands to help repair and rebuild some of the garden beds at the Early Street Community Garden. With the help of Habitat for Humanity, the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Wednesday afternoon, the Morris County parade Committee and Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty announced that the Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday March 14 would not take place due to coronavirus concerns. But good news! The Parade Committee announced on ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Recreation Department has announced season employment opportunities. The office is looking for season maintenance employees, swim pool employees and recreation program employees. Those interested can get the application by clicking on the links ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown in collaboration with Morristown Beautiful Inc and the Morristown Clean Communities Program will be holding a Town-wide Clean Up on Saturday April 25. Clean up sites include parks, playgrounds, monuments, parking lots and roadways. A few hours of your time ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Bagtavist will be at the Morris County Winter Market on Sunday February 23. The Bagtavist is "a change agent for earth friendly reusable bags made from old t-shirts". Bring an old T-shirt to the market and leave with a reusable bag! Vendors that will be attending this ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Residents in the Morris Plains area should be aware that a controlled open burn will be taking place today near the Central Park of Morris County. Smoke may be visible in the area, said police. There will be trail closures in these areas. The prescribed burning program – ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Community members are invited to attend an event focusing on the Green New Deal Resolution. On March 22, 2020 from 1:15pm - 3pm, attendees will hear from Dr. Marian Glenn, a noted local Ecologist/Biologist and Prof. Daniela Gioseffi American Book Award Winning ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown in collaboration with Morristown Beautiful Inc and the Morristown Clean Communities Program will be holding a Town-wide Clean Up on Saturday April 25. Clean up sites include parks, playgrounds, monuments, parking lots and roadways. A few hours of your time ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Temperatures are expected to dip into the mid 20's overnight tonight into Friday, said weather officials at the National Weather Service. The temperatures are expected to stay in the low 30's during the day on Friday and Saturday and then fall into the teens overnight.  The Town ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown High School Environmental Club will be selling reusable bags at this Sunday's Winter Farmers Market. The club will use all proceeds to support their recycling program. Bags will be sold for $5; 3 for $12. This weekend's Farmers Market will have the following ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In observance of Martin Luther King Jr on Monday, January 20, Municipal offices in Morris Township and the Morristown Town Hall will be closed. There will be no changes to the recycling and garbage pickup in Morristown.  The following schedule changes will take place on ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown and Morris Township will receive $32,870 and $24,830 respectively out of the nearly $1 million the state is receiving in recycling grants.   The grants were announced by the State Department of Environmental Protections. The DEP “tonnage grants” reward municipal and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Christmas tree pickup will continue in Morristown and Morris Township. Morristown will continue collecting Christmas trees throughout January 2020. Trees will be collected curbside but all tinsel, lights, decorations and tree stands must be removed prior to pickup. Trees with ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The new year has brought new changes to the plastic recycling program throughout Morris Township. Township officials have announced that only plastic containers coded 1,2 & 5 are acceptable. According to township officials, here are examples of acceptable ...

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Morris County, NJ - New Year's Eve gets all the attention, the parties, the champagne, the ball drop in Times Square.  But, do you know about First Day Hikes and Walks that take place each New Year's Day?  Start 2020 by joining friends and neighbors for a 2.5 mile New Year's Day Walk.The walk ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Christmas tree pickup has begun in Morristown. The town has begun collecting Christmas trees and will continue the pickup throughout January 2020. Trees will be collected curbside but alll tinsel, lights, decorations and tree stands must be removed prior to pickup. Trees with ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Winter Farmers’ Market returns to Alexander Hamilton School at 24 Mills Street in Morristown on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The market is starting its 7th season and will be open every Sunday (except 12/29) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. until March 29, 2020. This year, Grow It Green ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Recently, in social studies, 8th graders worked in teams to identify the causes, characteristics, and results of economic growth during medieval China.  This historical period led to private education, secular literature, novel technology, new production, degrees, and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Pascarella Bros Deli, with locations in Morristown and Chatham is getting ahead of the areas plastic bag ban.  The deli is offering customers a .20¢ discount when they use a reusable bag from Pascarella Bros.  Sign up to get all the news as it happens ...

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