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New Way to Pay in Sparta

September 19, 2018

SPARTA, NJ — The parking lot at Sparta Township municipal building has several locations set up to server the community. Residents now have two locations to hand deliver tax and utility payments. 

Both are similar to a mailbox. One box is located just outside the entrance to the Sparta Police Department Headquarters. This has been in place for a few years.

Township Manager Bill ...

Sparta Woman Opens Nicola Jane Interiors at Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, NJ — Nicola Jane Interiors, a design shop, has opened in Lafayette Village. The new company features Farrow & Ball Paints and Paper and Thibaut wallpaper and fabrics and the elegant creativity of Sparta resident Nicola Callaghan. 

“The launch event was a huge success with guests praising the studio, paint, wallpaper and fabrics available,” Callaghan said.

Sparta's Glen Road Down to 1 Lane for a Month

SPARTA, NJ — One lane of Glen Road, knows as County Road 620 will be closed for approximately one month near Walnut Road, across from Sparta Lake. The county department of public works will be replacing a stone retaining wall according to Sparta Mayor Josh Hertzberg, delivering the Township Manger’s report at the council meeting on Tuesday.

The project is due to start on September ...

Sparta Township Council: Audit Report, Village North Wastewater Utility Tabled

SPARTA, NJ — Sparta Township Council heard a good report from the auditor. It was a report of “strong financial growth increasing the township’s surplus and decreasing the debt,” according to Grant Rome, CFO.

“Sparta has been funding more capital projects with cash versus incurring debt,” Rome said. 

The auditor made comments and recommendations ...

Sparta Township Continues Road Repairs

SPARTA, NJ – The summer 2018 road resurfacing program is underway.  Several Sparta roads are scheduled to be treated the week of August 6 according to the township.

Morning Star Drive and Maxie Lane are scheduled for August 6.
Carriage House is scheduled for a second application on August 7.
Friendly Lane, Trapasso Drive, Village Green, Lewis Lane and Knox Road are all ...

Sparta Happenings this Weekend and More July 21-27

SPARTA, NJ – Here are a couple of things to do in Sparta July 20-29

On Friday evening the 2018 Spartan Arts free Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Billy Hector at Dykstra Park from 7 to 10 p.m.  Rain location is Mohawk Avenue School.

Tickets for a drawing for St. Moritz Grill and Bar $50 gift certificates at each show come with a  donation to the Sparta ...

Sparta Attorney Named President of Sussex County Bar Association

SPARTA, NJ — Much of the regions legal community was gathered in the ballroom of the Lake Mohawk Country Club for the Annual Sussex County Bar Association Installation Dinner on last week. Sparta attorney Janine Cerra took her oath as the association’s president.

The event began with cocktails on the east deck before everyone assembled for dinner. Immediate Past President, Robert ...


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Gottheimer Convenes Meeting with Sussex and Warren Leaders and Service Electric to Improve Broadband

August 23, 2018

Limited and Inadequate Internet Service Holds North Jersey’s Economy Back

FRELINGHUYSEN TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- On Thursday, August 9, 2018, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) convened Sussex and Warren County mayors and other local elected officials for a roundtable meeting with Service Electric Broadband Cable General Counsel Bob Williams and Director of Information Technology James ...