Local Government News

June 1, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty,  provided residents with a daily update on Monday June 1. When discussing the uptick in positive COVID-19 cases, Mayor Dougherty stated that those are from long term care facilities. "We are up to 563 on our positives", Dougherty said. "The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty, in a mask, stood with Councilwoman Tawanna Cotten, and provided residents with a daily update.  When discussing the new positive COVID-19 cases, Mayor Dougherty stated that those are from long term care facilities. "We want to remind everybody ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Morris Township honored and paid tribute to America's veterans on Memorial Day. The ceremony wasn't publicized due to the Executive Order limiting crowds to under 10 people. "Due to the limitations of the COVID pandemic, this year’s service is obviously much smaller than ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty, in a mask, provided residents with a daily update on Wednesday May 27. The mayor stood in front of Clean Juice, which is opening soon, he said.  Mayor Dougherty congratulated them for opening up during a pandemic but he doesn't know when the store ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Tuesday, May 26, Mayor Tim Dougherty gave a report at Morristown’s Town Hall Meeting. Due to social distancing guidelines, the meeting was held virtually over Zoom. Residents were advised not to break Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order. Dougherty reassured that eventually ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Saturday, May 23 . There is one more positive from yesterday, announced Mayor Dougherty. That brings the total number of positives up to 507 in Morristown. "It's the holiday weekend", said Dougherty.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Wednesday, May 20 from outside Morris Pizzeria. There are four more positives from yesterday announced Mayor Dougherty. That brings the total number of positives up to 503 in Morristown. "Keep doing what we ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Monday May 18 from inside Town Hall. There are up three more positives from yesterday announced Mayor Dougherty. Although he did announce that there were three more positives since Sunday.  "Our overall ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Saturday May 16 standing in the parking lot of Town Hall.  Mayor Dougherty is will members of the community as well as the MHS girls lacrosse team collecting canned goods for the Interfaith Food ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Friday, May 15 while standing outside of Kilwins. He reminded residents that Gov. Murphy opened the beaches as of May 22. "The Governor has opened the beaches as of the 22nd of May", said Dougherty.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - During the May 12 Virtual Council Meeting, Mayor Tim Dougherty introduced the 2020 Municipal Budget.  Dougherty stated that there would be no increase to tax payers. "As everyone has experienced, this disease has forced us to stay at home, suspend business activity and change ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Thursday May 14 standing outside of Town Hall. The Executive Order allows non-essential stores to reopen as well non-essential construction to restart on Monday. The Mayor asked construction companies to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Wednesday May 13 standing outside of Town Hall. Dougherty said that the Governor is now allowing customers to go and pick up items from a store.  "You still can't go into a store", said Dougherty. "But ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty introduced a $52.5 million municipal budget during Tuesday's virtual council meeting. There will be no tax increase for residents in this year's proposed budget, announced Dougherty. The town will utilize surplus funds to support government ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Monday May 11. "We had 3 upticks overnight", Dougherty said this morning. "So our number is at 478." Mayor Dougherty reminded community members again to fill out the census. "If you haven't filled it ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Monday May 11. Dougherty reminded residents to fill out the census. "We have to fill out the census", Dougherty said. "It's important. It's all about funding for our region and our town. It's important ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Saturday May 9.  "There is some good news", said Dougherty. "There were no positives overnight. So the update is zero, which is always good news".   Dougherty reminded residents to continue to be safe ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Thursday May 7 while standing in front of SmartWorld Coffee, which reopened today. In the daily video, the Mayor, along with SmartWorld Coffee owner Dave Walters, took a walk inside the store to see what ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Wednesday May 6. Today is National Nurses Day, said Mayor Dougherty. "We are all grateful for all their work that the nurses have been doing for us, for our loved ones", he said. "Thank you and God bless ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Tuesday May 5. The positives are up to 441, said Mayor Dougherty. "Our numbers jumped up one", said Dougherty. "One is too many, but it's better than two". He asked everyone to continue to practice ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Friday May 1. The positives are up to 420, said Mayor Dougherty. The Mayor reminded everyone to once again practice physical and social distancing, wash their hands and wear face protection, especially ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Thursday April 30. "May is upon us. Can you believe we have gone through the month of April in the way and shape that we are", said Dougherty. The Mayor reminded everyone to once again practice physical ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Wednesday April 29. Morristown has increased to 405 cases of COVID-19, said Dougherty.  "We can't change what we are doing", said Dougherty in response to the numbers leveling out. "We have to continue ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Tuesday April 28. Mayor Dougherty reminded people to go to the hospital if they don't feel well. "Don't hesitate to go to the emergency room", said Dougherty. "Don't hesitate to go to the hospital if you ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town Council of Morristown will be hosting a virtual Town Council Meeting on Tuesday April 28 at 7:30pm.  Due to the pandemic, the in person meeting has been changed to a virtual meeting.  To join the webinar, please click on the link ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Friday, April 24.  "This is the ending of another week", said Dougherty. "As we continue to struggle through and keep hoping for the best".  The mayor reminded people to keep practicing physical and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Thursday April 23. The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown has increased to 354, said Mayor Dougherty. Mayor Dougherty emphasized that residents should not hesitate to go to Morristown Medical ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Wednesday April 22.  The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown has increased to 337, said Mayor Dougherty. Mayor Dougherty emphasized that residents should not hesitate to go to Morristown Medical ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown will hold a Planning Board Meeting on Thursday April 23 at 7pm. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.  Residents can participate by clicking here for Zoom https://zoom.us/j/97973560770 or by phone by calling  +1 312 626 6799 and web id: 979 7356 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty provided residents with a daily update on Saturday April 18.  The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown are increasing, which is to be expected, said Mayor Dougherty. Mayor Dougherty is attributing the increase in numbers to the expanded ...

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