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Route 10 Lanes Between Parsippany and Roxbury to Close for Nighttime Paving

November 14, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Getting home might be even rougher than usual this week for Roxbury residents who commute on Route 10. Lane closures may slow westbound traffic as the gets a facelift between Parsippany and Roxbury. 

A nighttime paving and resurfacing project will continue through Friday to fix dilapidated portions of roadway, announced the state Department of Transportation ...

Road Resurfacing Project Update

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A flurry of late summer Morris County road resurfacing is underway across the county as part of the Board of Freeholders’ aggressive 2017 paving effort, with two more projects, in Boonton and Lincoln Park, added to the list of upcoming work and set to start in early-to-mid October.

The county has awarded contracts for a nearly mile-long section of West Main ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, it was announced today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The ...

County Freeholders Ask Public to Pause and Reflect on 9/11

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of Freeholders asks all county residents to join with them today in remembrance of all 9/11 victims and those exceptionally brave men and women who risked their lives and worked so tirelessly 16 years ago in rescue efforts in New York, Arlington, and Shanksville, Pa.  

A special 9/11 Remembrance was held last night at the Morris County ...

Parsippany to host Morris County's 16th Annual 9/11 Remembrance

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ - Parsippany will be hosting the Morris County 9/11 Remembrance Service on Sept. 10.  

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at the Morris County September 11th Memorial on West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany-Troy Hills, across from the Morris View Healthcare Center and adjacent to the Morris County Public Safety Academy. It will go ...

CCM Exhibition Recognizes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Honors the Life of the Late CCM Student Marisa Rincón

RANDOLPH, NJ - In conjunction with the Counseling and Student Success department at County College of Morris, the college’s Art and Design Gallery will host an exhibition to recognize National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September.

The exhibition, titled “Marisa Rincón: An Impression of Life,” will feature the artwork of Marisa Rincón, a 2007 CCM Fine ...

Prosecutor, Montville P.D. Still Hoping to Find Missing Man

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, said the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. The office, in a statement said police and ...

New Flood Maps for Morris County Have Been Created

 

MORRISTOWN, N.J.- On Aug.  23, the Federal Emergency  Management Agency, (FEMA) released revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (pFIRMS).

FEMA releases preliminary FIRM/FIS to provide local officials and property owners the opportunity for input early in the map adoption process. This updated information helps municipalities in planning  for and ...

Arrest Proves Side of Head Unwise Place to Carry Pot in Denville

DENVILLE, NJ - Denville Police keep adding to the list of things you might avoid if being arrested is not your goal. The latest: Sticking a joint behind your ear and walking from your car into a loud party while the police are watching.

That's the nonchalant behavior that, according to police, resulted in the arrest of Derek Moore on Aug. 6.

Moore, a 20-year-old from Irvington, was ...

JCP&L To Use Helicopters to Conduct Power Line Inspections

ROXBURY, NJ - Foresters from Jersey Central Power & Light Company (JCP&L) will take to the sky to conduct helicopter inspections of power lines in the Morris County area beginning July 31 as part of the company's annual vegetation management program.

The patrols should only take a few days, weather permitting.  Local officials have been notified that the inspections will take ...

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