Mystery Company Seeks Roxbury OK for Global HQ

February 14, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – A company - one that doesn’t want to tell Roxbury its name just yet - is hoping to build on Dell Avenue its “international headquarters” and employ up to 100 people in “highly paid” positions, according to letters received by the township.

The mystery company hopes to accomplish this project on a 30-acre parcel at 47 Dell Ave. owned by Ronald ...

Motorcycling Replacing "Weecycling" in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – When it comes to motorcycle shopping in Roxbury it's been a case of lose some, gain some.

On the losing side of the equation: The closure of Trebour Motorcycles, a multi-brand dealership that was on Route 46 in Ledgewood; the demise of Garden State BMW Motorcycles, which was in the building now housing Castle Printing; the shut-down of Legends ...

Roxbury Mulls Future of "Sweet, Little" Old Lafayette Schoolhouse

ROXBURY, NJ – A ripple of consternation disturbed the normal tranquility of life for some in Roxbury’s Lower Berkshire Valley on Tuesday. It came in the form of a rumor: Town officials were planning to bulldoze the old Lafayette School.

As it turned out, the report was a false alarm. The 96-year-old building on Mill Road has no wrecking ball in its future, at least in its near ...

Roxbury Launches New Website Aimed at Drawing Businesses

ROXBURY, NJ – As promised in November, the Roxbury Township Economic Development Committee (EDC) has launched a website designed to convince businesses that the township is a great place to settle.

The site was designed using “industry best practices,” said EDC member John Wetzel at its unveiling this week during a Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting. That means it is easy ...

Roxbury Council: Don't Fear Letters About Water Tests

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury residents should not be alarmed when they get letters saying their water is being tested for lead and copper, township officials said recently.

Roxbury councilman Bob DeFillippo and Dan Kline, both members of the township Water and Sewer Committee, said the water tests are not the result of any suspected contamination. They’re just precautionary ...

Roxbury's "At-Large" Councilmen Want Your Votes

ROXBURY, NJ – Three Roxbury Mayor and Council incumbents on Tuesday announced something that will come as no surprise to anyone: They are seeking re-election.

In a press release, Roxbury Mayor Mark Crowley, Councilman Jim Rilee and Councilman Bob DeFillippo said they are proud of their local government accomplishments and “want to keep the momentum going.”

Crowley, Rilee ...

Ledgewood Mall Intersection Upgrade: A "Tremendous Boost" for Roxbury Traffic Flow

ROXBURY, NJ – Developers converting Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons are planning a major upgrade to the intersection of Route 10 and Mary Louise Avenue, according to plans detailed at a meeting Wednesday.

Plans presented to the Roxbury Planning Board at the meeting show two major changes to the intersection:

Mary Louse Avenue will be widened and there will be two ...

A Roxbury Shrug to Much Ado About Lines of Blue

ROXBURY, NJ – There are a number of issues that could keep Roxbury Public Works Director Richard Blood awake at night; equipment breakdowns, winter storm forecasts, that angry guy who keeps calling about potholes.

Concern about the legality of the blue and red lines painted down the middle of Main Street in Succasunna wasn’t one of them.

So when he learned Wednesday that two ...

Ledgewood Mall Retrofit Plan Includes Parking Lot Connector Walkway

ROXBURY, NJ – Responding to concerns by Roxbury officials, the developers converting Ledgewood Mall into The Shops at Ledgewood Commons have agreed to build an enclosed walkway through the center of the main structure that will connect its front and rear parking lots.

Initial plans for the shopping center showed no easy way for those who walk to, or park on, the building's ...

Grant Rejection Doesn't Kill Roxbury "Streetscaping" Plan

ROXBURY, NJ – The state last month turned down a request by Roxbury for a grant to install curbs and sidewalks on Main Street in Succasunna, but the rejection doesn’t mean the project is dead.

In a Dec. 21 letter to the township, the state Department of Transportation (DOT) said it was not going to give Roxbury the Local Aid Infrastructure Funds grant the town wanted. Roxbury ...

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