Friends of Sparta Mountain Petition Council for Help as Logging Resumes

February 15, 2018

SPARTA, NJ -With the logging due of Sparta Mountain Reserve due to resume on February 14,Friends of Sparta Mountain spoke at the Sparta Township Council meeting on Tuesday.  Gail Adrian of Lake Tamarack and Robert Moss took the microphone during public comment to ask for help.

Adrian asked that the council members consider the value of the forest and its part in making Sparta a ...

Newton Town Hall to Close Early Today No Senior Shuttle

NEWTON, NJ - Due to the inclement weather, Newton Town Hall will close at noon today, Wednesday, February 7.  The senior shuttle has also been canceled.

Residents are also reminded to remove cars from the street to allow for snow removal.


BREAKING: Charges against Senator Menendez to be dropped

According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright:

“From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail. I am grateful that the Department of ...

Newton Town Council Election Petitions Are Available

NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton announce that petitions are now available to become a part of the Newton Town Council for the May 8, 2018 municipal election.

All potential candidates must be registered voters in the Town of Newton. The deadline to be eligible to vote in the municipal election is Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Petition packets can be picked up in the Municipal Clerk’s ...

Newton Municipal Offices Closed

NEWTON, NJ- Due to the winter weather, Newton municipal offices are closed today, Wednesday, January 17.  The Planning Board meeting scheduled for this evening is canceled.

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ADVANCED: Oroho Legislation Secures $5.15 Million for Road Projects in Sussex County

February 15, 2018

Says an Investment in State’s Infrastructure is an Investment in the State’s Economy & Jobs

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Steven Oroho (R-24) that will deliver $5.15 million in transportation infrastructure projects and construction jobs to Sussex County has passed the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

Oroho legislation provides critical ...