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Morristown Newcomers & Neighbors Club pitches in during pandemic
News 3 days ago
Morristown Newcomers & Neighbors Club pitches in during pandemic

By Sophia Mazurowski The generosity of Morristowners has been proven again and again during the coronavirus crisis. Our diverse community has been...

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M Station hearings resume in Morristown with questions about traffic, timetable, and environment
News 3 days ago
M Station hearings resume in Morristown with questions about traffic, timetable, and environment

Picking up where it left off before the pandemic, Morristown’s planning board on Thursday grilled experts for the proposed M Station office...

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What pandemic? M Station hearings resume in Morristown with questions about traffic, timetable, and environment
News 3 days ago
What pandemic? M Station hearings resume in Morristown with questions about traffic, timetable, and environment

In a post-pandemic, work-from-home world, will there still be a need for glimmering new office complexes? The developers of Morristown’s M Station...

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Greater Morristown clergy and nonprofits start rent relief fund
News 1 week ago
Greater Morristown clergy and nonprofits start rent relief fund

Morris County residents struggling to make their rents during the pandemic may get some help from Greater Morristown clergy and nonprofits. They...

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Governor okays biz curbside pickup, car gatherings, nonessential construction
News 2 weeks ago
Governor okays biz curbside pickup, car gatherings, nonessential construction

Non-essential retail businesses can start providing curbside pickup for shoppers; car gatherings for drive-in movies, religious services and drive...

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Murphy announces expanded COVID testing, contact-tracing plan
News 2 weeks ago
Murphy announces expanded COVID testing, contact-tracing plan

From Gov. Phil Murphy’s office: Governor Murphy Announces Expanded Testing Capacity and Robust Contact Tracing Plan for New Jersey TRENTON – As...

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Morris Township officials okay $38.3M budget, and Abbey redevelopment
News 1 month ago
Morris Township officials okay $38.3M budget, and Abbey redevelopment

By Marion Filler Morris Township’s governing body adopted a $38.3 million budget, and approved a plan to transform the historic Abbey into an RH...

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Morris Township officials okay $38.3M budget, and reschedules Abbey redevelopment hearing
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Morris Township officials okay $38.3M budget, and reschedules Abbey redevelopment hearing

By Marion Filler Morris Township’s governing body adopted a $38.3 million budget, and approved a plan pushed back a hearing to transform the...

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Morris Township officials okay $38.3M budget, and reschedule Abbey redevelopment hearing
News 1 month ago
Morris Township officials okay $38.3M budget, and reschedule Abbey redevelopment hearing

By Marion Filler Morris Township’s governing body adopted a $38.3 million budget, and approved a plan pushed back a hearing to transform the...

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Morristown makes another bid for Post Office; council talks food for families hard-hit by pandemic
News 1 month ago
Morristown makes another bid for Post Office; council talks food for families hard-hit by pandemic

Morristown got the cold shoulder when it bid for the historic Post Office near the Green in 2017. But the Postal Service apparently has warmed to...

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Easter traditions take a year off as Greater Morristown rides out the pandemic,
News 1 month ago
Easter traditions take a year off as Greater Morristown rides out the pandemic,

By Olivia Yepez Erin Heller, 22, and her family will be breaking with tradition this Easter. “Instead of ham, we’ll be having steak,” said the...

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‘Time for banks to step up’ : Morristown webinar wades into pandemic relief for biz owners
News 1 month ago
‘Time for banks to step up’ : Morristown webinar wades into pandemic relief for biz owners

By Marion Filler South Street looks deserted. People are staying home. We’ve almost forgotten how it feels to dine out. Small business, the...

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Morristown offering limited number of masks to residents
News 1 month ago
Morristown offering limited number of masks to residents

The town of Morristown is offering a limited number of free masks to Morristown residents, town officials said on Saturday. There is a two-mask per...

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Morristown mayor: Wear face masks in public
News 1 month ago
Morristown mayor: Wear face masks in public

Following the lead of mayors in New York and Los Angeles, Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty on Friday urged residents to wear masks if they must...

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Golden opportunity for Gilded Age relic? Morris Township to weigh posh proposal for the Abbey
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Golden opportunity for Gilded Age relic? Morris Township to weigh posh proposal for the Abbey

By Marion Filler and Kevin Coughlin The Abbey, one of Morris Township’s last mansions from the Gilded Age, is poised for a rebirth. Restoration...

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Clapping for coronavirus heroes:  Morristown to salute first responders, hospital workers, 8 pm on March 30
News 2 months ago
Clapping for coronavirus heroes: Morristown to salute first responders, hospital workers, 8 pm on March 30

The mayor’s office in Morristown is asking residents on Monday night to come to their windows or balconies or step outside — at a safe distance...

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Coronavirus Checklist: Stay up to date with the latest developments
News 2 months ago
Coronavirus Checklist: Stay up to date with the latest developments

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to...

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Coping with the coronavirus: Morristown rallies to help hospital workers on COVID-19 front lines
News 2 months ago
Coping with the coronavirus: Morristown rallies to help hospital workers on COVID-19 front lines

By Linda Stamato When local residents realized that Morristown Medical Center may come under siege from the spreading coronavirus, they organized...

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Morris Plains supermarket offering early-bird hours for seniors at risk for coronavirus
Blog 2 months ago
Morris Plains supermarket offering early-bird hours for seniors at risk for coronavirus

Stop & Shop, which has a supermarket in Morris Plains, is reducing general shopping hours during the coronavirus pandemic, but adding special early...

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Morris School District closing schools, March 16-27; extracurricular events canceled, as coronavirus precautions
Blog 2 months ago
Morris School District closing schools, March 16-27; extracurricular events canceled, as coronavirus precautions

The Morris School District will close all schools from March 16-27, 2020. Virtual instruction will start on March 18. Morristown High School’s...

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Petition drive aims to halt Morristown M Station project
Blog 3 months ago
Petition drive aims to halt Morristown M Station project

A Second Ward resident has launched an 11th-hour effort to derail Morristown’s M Station office redevelopment, which she labeled “an all-out”...

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Morristown planning board includes Saturday meeting for M Station; gives blessing to Airbnb ordinance
Blog 3 months ago
Morristown planning board includes Saturday meeting for M Station; gives blessing to Airbnb ordinance

Morristown planning board members don’t get paid. They don’t get weekends off, either. At least, not the weekend of March 28, 2020. The board has...

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Tick, tick, tick: Merchants at Morristown’s strip mall face uncertain future as M Station looms
Blog 3 months ago
Tick, tick, tick: Merchants at Morristown’s strip mall face uncertain future as M Station looms

By Tyler Barth and Kevin Coughlin At a packed public meeting last June, the spokesman for the proposed M Station office redevelopment pledged an ...

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Greater Morristown weekend preview: Black History, ‘Rent,’ and the Oscars
Blog 3 months ago
Greater Morristown weekend preview: Black History, ‘Rent,’ and the Oscars

Football season is over. But Greater Morristown has plenty of activities to take your mind off that this weekend. The Morris Museum will explore...

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Designer of Morristown’s Modera 44, Metropolitan Lofts and Fox Rothschild triangle gets top NJ award
Blog 4 months ago
Designer of Morristown’s Modera 44, Metropolitan Lofts and Fox Rothschild triangle gets top NJ award

From Marchetto Higgins Stieve Architects: ARCHITECT THAT HELPED SHAPE MORRISTOWN STREETSCAPE HONORED BY AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS-NJ CHAPTER...

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Deloitte signs lease as anchor tenant of Morristown’s M Station
Blog 4 months ago
Deloitte signs lease as anchor tenant of Morristown’s M Station

Surprise, surprise! Deloitte has signed a lease with Scotto Properties for 110,000 square feet of space at M Station, the office redevelopment that...

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Madison landscape designer chosen for Mansion in May 2020
Blog 4 months ago
Madison landscape designer chosen for Mansion in May 2020

From the Women’s Association of Morristown Medical Center: SQUARE ACRE STUDIO SELECTED TO CREATE LANDSCAPE MASTER PLAN FOR MANSION IN MAY 2020 The...

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Blog 5 months ago
Morristown soup kitchen starts 2020 with new name: Nourish.NJ

From the former Community Soup Kitchen & Outreach Center: LEADING EMERGENCY FOOD PROVIDER EXPANDS IMPACT, AND EVOLVES NAME THE COMMUNITY SOUP...

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Farmland, watersheds, and parkland: Preservation of open space in Morris County
Blog 5 months ago
Farmland, watersheds, and parkland: Preservation of open space in Morris County

As suburban development rapidly spread throughout Morris County during the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s, many longtime residents grew concerned over the...

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Community Band lights up Morris Plains for holidays
Blog 5 months ago
Community Band lights up Morris Plains for holidays

The Morris Plains Community Band and Community Choir brought festive sounds to the Presbyterian Church in the borough last week. Dave Sullivan and...

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