Sparta Township Council Unveils 2017 Budget

April 1, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Township Council held their budget meetings earlier this month.  Local taxes are anticipated to increase by 1.42 percent, according to Sparta Township CFO Grant Rome. 

Due to the most recent township wide tax evaluation, the average home is now valued at $370,700 down from $371,031 in 2016.  The impact to the average home is an increase of $35.54 for a ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

Sparta Planning Board Rejects Lake Mohawk Country Club Bid to Charge for Parking

SPARTA, NJ – The third or fourth time was not the charm for the Lake Mohawk Country Club in dealing with the Sparta Planning Board.  The planning board, in a 4-4 vote, did not approve the petition made by the country club to charge a fee to park in the Lake Mohawk Country Club parking lot.  They have been presenting a plan repair, reconfigure and then to charge for parking in the ...

Winter Weather Closures and Cancellations in Sparta - Updated 9:30 A.M.

SPARTA, NJ – Anticipate winter weather has led to local closures and cancelations.  Please check back here as the list will be updated as information becomes available.  Also, please submit information about cancelations and closures to

The National Weather Service has predicted snow to begin in the area Wednesday night, with anticipated totals from ...

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Free Computer Classes and Career Assistance Offered at Project Self-Sufficiency

April 29, 2017

Those who are interested in upgrading their computer skills or brushing up on job searching techniques are invited to try out one of the free courses offered at Project Self-Sufficiency.  During May, classes in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook will be held, as well as a course about computer skills and internet safety for senior citizens.  Other seminars will cover the use ...