Christie Signs Lake Hopatcong Fund Bill

January 15, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - The state will provide $500,000 annually to preserve and maintain Lake Hopatcong, thanks to proposals signed into law Monday by Gov. Chris Christie in his last day in office.

One of the new law's sponsors was state Assemblyman Anthony Bucco, who also serves as Roxbury's township counsel. Roxbury is one of four municipalities bordering Lake Hopatcong, the state's ...

Landfill Tainted Roxbury Stream Keeps Getting Cleaner

ROXBURY, NJ – The water quality of Ledgewood Brook, a stream near the former Fenimore Landfill, has improved dramatically in the years following the state’s capping of the problematic dump, according to a water quality watchdog group.

The purity of Ledgewood Brook was tested last June by the non-profit Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA) and determined to be “good.” ...

Help For Roxbury Folks Holding Post-Holiday Recyclables?

ROXBURY, NJ – The township might open its recycling center during a weekday after Christmas and New Year’s Day to help residents currently left holding recyclables for several weeks because the holidays fall on their scheduled pickup days.

The matter was raised by Roxbury Councilman Richard Zoschak, a Landing resident, at Tuesday’s meeting of the Roxbury Mayor and Council.

Roxbury Told Hopatcong Weed Fund Won't (Easily) Evaporate

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Mayor and Council was assured recently that a proposed law allocating $500,000 each year for Lake Hopatcong weed control and other maintenance would be a far more stable source of money than past funding plans.

The pledge was made by state Assemblyman Anthony Bucco (R-25th Dist.) who also serves as Roxbury Township counsel. He did so at the last ...

Roxbury Mulls 'Righter Road Greenway Trail'

ROXBURY, NJ –  A paved path being proposed in Roxbury would connect the West Morris Greenway near Horseshoe Lake Park with Ledgewood Park near Mountain Road and Canal Street in Ledgewood.

Preliminary plans for the proposed “Righter Road Greenway Trail” were presented Wednesday to the Roxbury Mayor and Council by Roxbury Open Space Advisory Committee Chairman Andrew ...

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