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November 25, 2021

NEWTON, NJ- Some protections added to help residents facing economic hardship due to the pandemic are coming to an end Town of Newton officials are advising. Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 229 that prohibited local governments from shutting off residential water or electric utilities when they ...

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NEWTON, NJ- The Newton municipal building will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning on Wednesday at 3 p.m. according to township officials. The offices will be closed Thursday and Friday and reopen on Monday, November 29.

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NEWTON, NJ – Leaves and brush will continue to be picked up from residences through November 26.  Newton Department of Public Works crews are picking up according to the town’s recycling zones. Leaves must be in biodegradable bags that can be purchased at many hardware and home improvement ...

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NEWTON, NJ - The Tax Office and Water & Sewer Office will be closing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, according to town officials. The offices will reopen to the public tomorrow, Wednesday at 9.m. 

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SPARTA, NJ- At their last meeting prior to the election, the Sparta Township Council approved a resolution “endorsing ‘election integrity’ bill package” of legislation aimed at supporting “free and fair elections untainted by fraud.” Before the vote, Councilman Dan Chiariello raised objections ...

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Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 p.m. on November 7.  Move the clocks back one hour.  Check your smoke detector batteries too, while you're at it.

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NEWTON, NJ- The Senior Shuttle has been canceled because of “continued mechanical issues with the bus,” township officials said.  Repairs are being made and the community will be informed when operations resume.

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NEWTON, NJ – Newton officials also announce there will be a Household Hazardous Waste disposal day on Saturday, November 6 at the Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority or SCMUA in Lafayette.  The event will run from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Limits for residents are 100 pounds of dry household ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Senior Shuttle will not run on Thursday, October 28 because of mechanical issues. Regular service resumed on Friday, according to Town of Newton officials.

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NEWTON, NJ – The Senior Shuttle has been repaired and is back on the road.  Regular service resumed on Tuesday, according to Town of Newton officials. The Newton Tax Office will be closing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26 and will reopen at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 27.

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NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton Tax, Water and Sewer office will open at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22.

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NEWTON, NJ- Paving on Elm Street, Union Place and Hampton Street has been rescheduled to Monday, October 25.  Town of Newton officials announced the date had been changed from Friday to Monday and drivers should anticipate delays and detours in the area.

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NEWTON, NJ — Elm Street, Union Place and Hampton Street will be paved on Friday, October 22 after having been milled on Monday, according to town officials.  Residents are advised they should anticipate detours and traffic in these areas.

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NEWTON, NJ- Drivers can expect detours and delays on Monday, October 18 and Tuesday, October 19 on Elm Street, Union Place and Hampton.  These roads will be milled and paved on those days.

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NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials have announced the Senior Shuttle will be “out of commission, due to mechanical,” issues until at least Wednesday, October 13th.   ”We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes and we will update the website once repairs are complete,” they said. “Thank ...

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NEWTON, NJ- Town of Newton officials announce the municipal court office will be closed on Friday, October 1. On October 13 the Town of Newton will hold an auction of 2020 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges.  The auction will be online beginning at 8:30 a.m. Get your ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials announce a sale of properties delinquent on taxes and other municipal charges from 2020 and prior years.  The sale will be an online auction on October 13, 2021.    Get your local news delivered to your inbox for FREE each day.  Subscribe to TAPinto Newton ...

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NEWTON, NJ - The Town of Newton officials announced the municipal building will be closed at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1.  

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NEWTON, NJ -- All flags will be flown at half-staff through sunset on August 30 as per the Presidential Proclamation, recognizing and mourning the death of Norman V. Inferrera, III, a lifeguard of the Cape May Beach Patrol. Flags will remain at half staff until Aug 30 as a mark of respect for the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Town Council will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, August 26 via Zoom. The purpose of the special meeting according to Terri Oswin, Municipal Clerk for Newton, is to “vote on the resolution to award Bid 8R-2021, for the acquisition/lease of a new police ...

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NEWTON, NJ – Town of Newton officials announce the Senior Shuttle will not be running on August 16 and 17.  Additionally, on August 16 and 17 the town’s finance office for taxes and utilities will be closing at 2 p.m. Get your local news delivered to your inbox for FREE each day.  Subscribe ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton Municipal Clerk/Registrar office will be closed on Monday, August 16, according to town official. The Newton council members approved an ordinance for a bond issuance of more than $3.2 million.  The ordinance provides $3,243,000 to fund the construction of a ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Town Council held their first in-person meeting in the Municipal Building on Monday, August 9, since the pandemic began. Four people were in council chambers to observe the meeting.  It was also the first time both Councilwoman Michelle Teets and Councilman John Paul Couce ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the risk ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated. Among ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The town council unanimously approved the ordinance to allow cannabis businesses to operate in Newton.  The original ordinance had been modified prior to the meeting Monday and was approved without discussion. The ordinance amends the Zoning Code to allow for regulated cultivation, ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Congressman John Gottheimer hosted the Fifth District Hometown Heroes Awards on Friday, July 9, and four honorees were named from Sussex County. There were more than sixty residents that were recognized through the awards ceremony, all of which were nominated by leaders in their ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton will continue to hold their meeting virtually tonight, according to town officials. After stating they would meet in person, Town Manager Thomas S Russo Jr said because of “a light agenda and summer time schedules,” the meeting will be virtual. The meeting is ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton’s council will be hosting their first in person meeting since the pandemic began approximately 70 weeks ago. The meeting will take place on Monday, July 12 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Town Municipal Building. On the agenda is the second reading and public hearing on ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Town of Newton has been cleaning up after the storm ripped through on Tuesday night causing power outages and damage all over. The Newton Police Department reported that the Newton Department of Public Works was called out Tuesday night to assist with cleaning trees and other ...

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