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August 19, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ- The bass fishing team of Aidan Narcise and Eli Murphy, both of Randolph High School, captured the New Jersey Bass Nation High School State Championship, with 3 fish comprising an impressive 10.71lb bag. The 9 hour championship was held in the blazing sun at Assunpink Lake on August ...

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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 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- In an effort to conserve water, the township adopted an odd/even lawn watering schedule for residential properties served by public water. We have put together an informational page which spells out the days and times when watering is permitted. These lawn watering ...

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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 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The state of New Jersey recently updated the municipal requires for Clean Water Act, balancing the workload for each municipality and the need to protect water from pollutants. Township Engineer Paul Ferriero explained the background and updates of these regulations to the council at ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Goddard School of Randolph celebrated Earth Day with a week-long Root for Earth campaign. Our goals were to encourage a love of nature and an understanding of our responsibilities to the environment. Pre-Kindergarten teacher, Ms. Brianna, planned and coordinated the week’s ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event on Saturday, May 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany. Morris County residents will ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Students in the Denville-based Morris County Vocational School's Academy for Environmental Science, offered at Jefferson High School, recently attended a special program focused on clean communities. The students went to the 10th Annual Clean Communities Environmental Student ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The township will be conducting its annual spring branch collection program for 2018 starting the week of April 23. All branches need to be placed curbside by this date as it will be a one-time only pickup. No return trips will be made. Due to tree damage from the recent storms, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The long-anticipated Randolph Community Garden will be located in the new park on Calais Road and should be open by summer 2019, according to the Recreation Department and Township Council. The garden will contain 84 plots at 4 feet by 28 feet, which can be divided into half plots ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Wrapping up a project in the works since 2012, Randolph Township Council began the ordinance process on a Green Acres Release for the land used by the Randolph Animal Shelter. The proposal needed to go through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection before being ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Randolph Township Community Center. All community members are welcome to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to update residents on the progress of the community garden included in the park development on ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Beginning next week, the curbside collection of recyclables will return to the every-other-week schedule. Residents should continue to place their recycling alongside their garbage. There will be no change to the route number or trash and recycling collection day. Garbage will be ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ-‘Tis the season for holiday get-togethers, gift giving, lots of food and cheer and, unfortunately, tons of holiday trash.  During the period between Thanksgiving and New Years’ Day, households generate 25 percent more waste than normal. With the hustle and bustle that distracts ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers. The measure was declared passed ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Several weeks ago, the council provided feedback on the Trails Master Plan draft to the consultants from Greener by Design. This week, the council adopted the revised plan through combined action resolution and look forward to beginning the new projects. Consultants Frank Pinto ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The state Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding motorists to be alert for white-tailed deer crossing highways and local roads as days get shorter and deer become more active with mating season under way. in thousands of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - After almost a year of discussions and planning, the design team presented a concept plan and $2.53 million budget for the Calais Park acreage to the township council. The budget comes out of the already-approved 10-year Parks Master Plan The environmental constraints of wetlands ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - After walking all 16 miles of Randolph trails, the Trails Advisory Committee and their consultants, Greener by Design, presented the Trails Master Plan with suggestions for maintenance of current trails, as well as trailblazing paths from many of Randolph’s neighborhoods. The new ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - At approximately 6:35pm, the United States Geological Survey reports that there was a 1.7 magnitude earthquake about 1.24 miles SSW of Morristown, New Jersey. Earthquakes that small typically aren't felt, but the shallowness (just five feet below the surface) made it perceptible ...

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