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March 29, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – Applications to buy the house being built by students at Roxbury High School are now being accepted by Morris Habitat for Humanity. The 3-bedroom home, being built in two sections at the school, will be moved in May to a township-owned lot on Edith Road in Landing. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As part of its plan to modernize the electric distribution system, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) will begin installing smart meters on customers’ homes and businesses throughout its service territory in 2023.   JCP&L’s plan was approved last week by the New ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Rotary Club today gave a warm welcome to Roxbury High School teacher Frank Caccavale whose students are building a modular house for Morris County Habitat for Humanity. Caccavale, who teaches Structural Design and Fabrication (SDF), gave the club a presentation about ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – People who live on Lake Hopatcong should think twice about installing “bubbler systems” to keep ice away from their docks and beaches, said The Lake Hopatcong Commission in a recent statement. The commission acknowledged the devices can protect “in-lake structures” such as docks ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The 8th Annual Roxbury Community Yard Sale will take place tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 25) at Horseshoe Lake. The event is sponsored by the Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce. This rain or shine event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., providing one-stop shopping right at the Horseshoe ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury High School ice hockey team is hosting its bi-annual paper shredding event on Sept. 11. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eisenhower Middle School in Succasunna, helps bring in some much-needed fundraising for the team which faces high costs. It ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Morris County 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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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the Roxbury Township Economic Development (EDC) committee are seeking sellers for the 8th Annual Roxbury Community Yard & Craft Sale. The popular event will take place at Horseshoe Lake Park on Sept 25. The organizations began taking ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Away from the hustle and bustle of the Ledgewood/Succasunna/Kenvil commercial nexus, the people of Port Morris sometimes feel like the forgotten Roxbury residents. To combat that, they sometimes throw themselves parties. One took place last weekend, said Port Morris resident Kevin ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — About 90 Roxbury residents remained without electricity Wednesday afternoon due to a strong storm that swept through the area late Tuesday. More than 800 Roxbury residents lost electricity due to the storm, but Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) said it restored service ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – While July 4 fireworks lighting up the sky are fun for many families, they can be particularly scary for furry family members like dogs. In fact, the upcoming holiday is the one on which animals are most likely to go missing, according to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert which reports ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 8th Annual Town-wide Garage Sale during the weekend of Saturday, June 26 and Sunday June 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., each day, throughout the township. In 2019, this fundraiser for the Chamber of Commerce featured more than 150 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Crews will soon be cutting down more than 300 dead or dying ash trees throughout the township, a culling that will cost about $64,000 and leave some Roxbury streets less shady for a while. The removals are necessitated by the relentless attack on ash trees from an insect called the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Lake Hopatcong Foundation (LHF) is winding down its fifth annual native plant sale on Saturday (May 22) with an opportunity for in-person purchases. Customers will be able to purchase New Jersey native plants that are not only attractive, but also beneficial to the environment, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Ledgewood resident Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten grows herbs and vegetables at the Roxbury Community Garden. It’s not something she does for excitement; in fact, it’s more about relaxation. Gardening has provided “great respite from the craziness of everyday life,” wrote Van Benschoten ...

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