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Morris County News

June 9, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Moody’s Investors Service issued a AAA rating of Morris County’s financial stability in a review of $5.2 million in county guaranteed bonds offered for facility improvements at the County College of Morris, announced county officials “The county has built a deep bench of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Approximately 501 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected during the 2022 Operation Take Back last weekend. The goal is to encourage the public to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal. Morris County ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County has been ranked as the No. 1 healthiest county in New Jersey, in an annual, national study released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Ranked No 2 is Hunterdon County, followed by ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Library, which had been operating on a truncated schedule during the pandemic, is delighted to announce it will resume full hours of operation starting Monday, May 2, 2022 – coincidentally in time for its centennial celebration.   Both floors and all sections ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County’s 2022 Budget was adopted April 13 by the Board of County Commissioners, who held the tax rate stable for another year as they expanded funding for public safety and health, infrastructure projects, human services, education and economic development. “Our 2022 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously introduced the county government’s 2022 Budget this week with no increase in the tax rate for a third consecutive year, while boosting funds for public safety and health, infrastructure projects, human services, education ...

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Resolution Presented to Morris County Ukrainian Community MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County’s Board of County Commissioners joined members of the local Ukrainian community March 8 in a moment of silence and sang the Ukraine national anthem as the board presented a formal resolution declaring ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County Residents! Please join me for a virtual town hall on Wednesday, February 23 at 5:30 PM with Morris Township Mayor Mark Gyorfy and representatives from the Morris County Chamber of Commerce and Atlantic Health System to help answer questions from ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  As Black History month continues, the community is invited to celebrate black art excellence at the "Exhibition of African Fine Art", an exhibit presented with Art in the Atrium. The art is on display in the Mayo Performing Arts Center Upstairs Gallery and Starlight Gallery.

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Vocational School District offers Share Time programs for Morris County high school students at the Morris County School of Technology in Denville. The share time programs provide half-day specialized career and technical education training as part of a student’s ...

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DENVILLE, NJ  – The Morris County Vocational School District, in partnership with County College of Morris (CCM), offers Share Time programs for Morris County high school students. The programs offered include: Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts & Hospitality, Cyber Security & Information ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The disbanding of the Morris County Park Police means the county's 24 county Park Police officers are now members of the county Sheriff's Office. They received their new badges this week. The change was approved two months ago by the county commissioners and county Park ...

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Please read the following statement from Morris County Park Commission: In consultation with the County of Morris & Public Health, it has been determined that mask wearing must again be required within Park Commission facilities for both employees and visitors beginning this Friday, December ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough neighbors got together to support the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department in 2011 with a run on Thanksgiving Day and 10 years later it was bigger than ever this Thanksgiving. The "Manor" section of Chatham Borough turned out 750 runners for the 1-Mile Fun Run ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown High School will be closed to in-person learning beginning Friday November 12 and will reopen to students and staff on Monday, November 22, said Principal Mark Manning in an email to parents. The closure, which was done in coordination with the local health department ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Vocational School District announced the unveiling of a new, state-of-the-art biotechnology lab, which will serve as the primary learning space for students in the Academy for Biotechnology at the Morris County School of Technology (MCST) in Denville. “[The lab] ...

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Morristown, NJ - The Morris County Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution tonight authorizing the Morris County Park Police to be absorbed into the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, a move that will keep the 29 park officers on staff and enable an increase in overall park patrols. The ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. Early Voting Beginning October 23, 2021. There will be 7 early voting centers throughout Morris County. Starting on Saturday, October 23rd and ending on Sunday, October 31st you can go to ANY of the 7 sites and vote  on a voting machine. Voters may also mail in their ballots ...

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Denville, NJ  – Eighth-grade students eligible to attend a Morris County high school may consider applying to an Academy. Students and parents are encouraged to attend an Information Session to learn about a unique high school experience combining comprehensive academics with career and technical ...

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DOVER, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers are investigating vandalism at a Dover cemetery. According to police, on October 11, twelve headstones were pushed off their base stones resulting in damage. The cemetery is located at the intersection of Orchard and Chestnut Streets. The ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 10 PM this evening, a flash flood warning until 12:15am and a flash flood watch until Thursday morning, September 2nd for Morris County.   "As we look at the forecast data, we are not as concerned with the ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Office of Emergency Management is currently monitoring the weather forecast for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 1st with a potential impact into Thursday, September 2nd. At the time of this communication, the weather data suggests that we may experience a ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Morris is joining a growing list of New Jersey counties that have been designated to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone.  New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced on Monday that the department has added five counties to the zone. The counties new to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris Count law enforcement personnel are asking the public to help them find a Morristown man who they believe beat to death his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son last week. The man, Edwin Urbina, 27, faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree endangering the welfare of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – We have a winner! A winning ticket which was sold at a Dover deli has matched five white balls in the New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE. The ticket drawn for the Monday, August 9, drawing won the $1,000 a week for life second prize.  The winning ticket was sold at Valencia Deli, 227 ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A female walking near the train tracks sustained serious injuries Thursday evening when she was struck by a train. Montclair-Boonton train 1079 had departed Hoboken at 4:32 p.m. on its way to Hackettstown when it struck a female juvenile pedestrian at about 5:48 p.m., NJ Transit ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Thanks to a Roxbury Boy Scout, people using a popular trail in Succasunna soon won’t have to traverse deep mud in the spring and after heavy rains. For his Eagle Scout project, 17-year-old Alex Doty is installing a wooden walkway on the Blue Trail at Black River Park.

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