Last Day for Newton Residents to Register to Vote...

April 17, 2018

NEWTON, NJ – With election season set to begin next month there are a number of deadlines voters should know.

Newton Elections:

The last day to register to vote in the May 8 election for town council members is today, April 17.  The town hall will remain until 9 p.m. for anyone wishing to register to vote.

The polls will be open on May 8.

Sussex County, State and National ...

Sparta Township Announced Bridge Construction, Detours on Limecrest Road

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township has announced bridge Q-18 at Limecrest Road will be closed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. for repairs.  The existing upstream headwall will be repaired as well as repair of the bridge railing system. 

Construction was scheduled to begin on April 9 and is anticipated to take two to three weeks to be completed. This will require daily closure of at ...

Newton Senior Shuttle Services Modified This Week

NEWTON, NJ - The Senior Shuttle will not be running on Tuesday, March 27 according to Town of Newton officials.  The schedule on Wednesday, March 28 will be modified. 

Sparta Students Speak Out at March for Our Lives

NEWTON, NJ – Sparta High School student Anna Tartaglia and middle school student Shannon Huhn added their voices to those of others across the country who spoke at March for Our Lives rallies to support school safety.  With powerful, poised and passionate voices Tartaglia and Huhn spoke to the crowd gathered on the Green in Newton on Saturday.

In front of a crowd estimated between ...

Congressman Josh Gottheimer Joins Sussex and Warren County Law Enforcement Roundtable

NEWTON, NJ—Congressman Gottheimer will join in the Law Enforcement Roundtable to discuss the fight on terror, crime, and opiates on Sunday, March 25.

The event will take place at 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 86, located at 20 Yates Ave. where Gottheimer will meet with members of local police departments to thank them for their service.

He will also discuss how to fight crime ...

Sussex County Mother Daughter Team Plead to Bribery at Picatinny Arsenal



NEWARK, NJ – A mother and daughter team from Sussex County have admitted to a bribery scheme regarding government contracts at Picatinny Arsenal according to U.S. Attorney’s office.  Irene Pombo, 68, of Hamburg and her daughter Nicole Pier, 38, of Byram pled guilty on March 20 in Newark federal court before U.S. District Judge John Vasquez.

They have been ...

Newton Schedules Bulk Waste Pick-Up


NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton will have bulk waste curbside collection scheduled for Saturday, April 21.  A permit is required and are for Newton residents only. 

The permits can be purchased for $30 at town hall from March 19 through April 13 on the second floor.

Contact or 973-383-3521 x 228 for additional information.

Volunteers Needed for Town of Newton's Boards and Commissions

NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton is looking for volunteers to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.

Advisory Board of Health - meets the 4th Wednesday of March, June & September at 7:00pm
Economic Development Advisory Commission - meets the 2nd Tuesday of every other month at 6:30pm
Planning Board Alternate - meets the 3rd Wednesday of each  month ...

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