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Randolph Council Votes to Name Park on Calais Road

July 29, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ - After months of surveys and suspense, the township council voted on Veterans Community Park as the name for the new park on Calais Road. Residents had an opportunity to vote on a possible name in March, and the Parks Committee continued discussion while the council had the final decision.

Mayor Mark Forstenhausler explained the name Veterans Park won the survey with one-third of ...

Wawa Public Hearing Brings Up Lighting and Traffic Concerns, Second Meeting Scheduled for Sept 13

RANDOLPH, NJ - The Board of Adjustment began public hearings for the Wawa to be developed on Route 10 West on the site of the former Nagel’s Candy Barn. After answering questions on the expert testimony from the civil engineer and traffic engineer, the board scheduled an additional meeting for Sept. 13 for additional follow-up due to the late meeting time.

Township zoning lists ...

Openaki Road Bridge in Denville Closing Next Month for Repairs

DENVILLE - The busy Openaki Road Bridge in Denville, a one-lane span that crosses the Den Brook at Openaki Lake, at the Randolph border, will be closed to traffic for at least three days next month to allow for repairs to a recently discovered structural flaw.

While the bridge currently is safe to use, that section of the bridge deck must be fixed as soon as possible to prevent further ...

Stigma Free Signs Approved for Entrances to Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ - New signs will go up throughout Randolph announcing support for the Morris County Stima Free program. These signs read “Randolph Proud To Be Stigma Free” and will be posted at the municipal building, library and the nine entrances to the township.

While the council passed a proclamation in October joining the movement, they worked with the Municipal ...

Randolph Girl Scout Raises Awareness of Chewing Gum Litter Dangers

RANDOLPH, NJ -  This summer, 8th grade Girl Scout Juliana Puttre plans to raise awareness for chewing gum litter -- which endangers animals, the environment and local property -- through added signage at Freedom and Brundage Parks.

For her Girl Scout Silver Award project, Puttre needed to find a problem to solve that helped the community in the process. Over the past few months, she ...

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