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Route 46 Crossing Repair in Roxbury Will Impose 5-Mile Detour

March 20, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – Non-local traffic on Route 46 through Kenvil will be forced to take a 5-mile-long detour on an upcoming weekend as contractors improve a deteriorated railroad crossing, according to officials.

The detour will ban all but local traffic (motorists not needing to traverse the rail crossing) between Howard Boulevard in Ledgewood and Canfield Avenue in Mine Hill between 6 ...

Roxbury Ponders Ways to Help Social Services During Walmart Downtime

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury officials and the Roxbury Rotary Club are hoping to avert a crisis at Roxbury Social Services that could take place when the Ledgewood Walmart is razed – possibly later this year – to make way for a new Walmart Supercenter.

The Walmart store has been vital for Social Services, especially during the holidays when Roxbury fire and first aid volunteers ...

Interior Work on Former Roxbury Sports Authority Can Begin

ROXBURY, NJ – The developers of The Shops at Ledgewood Commons in Roxbury can begin revamping the interior of a former sporting goods store for use by new retailers including Barnes & Noble, said township officials.

The Roxbury Planning Board, on Wednesday, said it had no problem with Ledgewood Investors moving forward with interior work in “Building B,” ...

County Roads in Roxbury on List for 2019 Repaving

ROXBURY, NJ – About 4.5 miles of county roads in or partially within Roxbury will get facelifts this year under Morris County’s 2019 road resurfacing program, county officials said today.

The first piece to be tackled will be a 1.3-mile stretch of Mount Arlington Boulevard between Landing Road and Laurie Road. It's a section that was supposed to be resurfaced in 2017 but ...

Roxbury Optimistic About Turf Field Despite Budget Busting Bids

ROXBURY, NJ – Bids to prepare Horseshoe Lake Park for an artificial turf field came in higher than anticipated, but township officials still believe the field can be installed this year and within budget.

The township budgeted about $1.5 million for the entire project, including the artificial turf. They are planning to buy the turf and field lighting through a ...

See How Roxbury Rates in New 'Municipal Profile' Report

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury's average residential tax rate is just slightly more than the state average but $1,324 less than the average for other Morris County municipalities.

That's just one of the bits of information displayed in colorful "infographics" on a new publication created by The Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation. The chart, called a "municipal ...

Roxbury Reval Mistake Adds 500 Square Feet to Home, says Owner

ROXBURY, NJ – Landing resident Robert Geraci says the company that appraised houses for the recent Roxbury tax revaluation made a 500-square-foot mistake on his place.

If Geraci is right, Roxbury homeowners might want to take a close look at their own revaluation appraisal reports. Geraci said he didn’t discover the error until he went to the Web page set up by the company that did ...

Roxbury Road Repaving Budget Boosted, Dock Repair Delayed

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Department of Public Works (DPW) might get $82,000 more to fix Roxbury’s beleaguered roads this year than originally envisioned.

Roxbury Township officials are currently working their way through the new township budget. At a budget session Tuesday, township manager John Shepherd said he wants to shift - to the road paving budget - most of the money he ...

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