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Morris Township tract among six pitched for county preservation grants
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Morris Township tract among six pitched for county preservation grants

From the Morris County Freeholders: SIX OPEN SPACE PROJECTS RECOMMENDED TO FREEHOLDERS FOR 2019 COUNTY PRESERVATION GRANTS Sites in Morris Township...

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Downstairs, upstairs: Council member storms out, board member quits
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Downstairs, upstairs: Council member storms out, board member quits

Maybe it was the full moon. On Tuesday, a Morristown councilwoman stormed out of a town meeting. Then she marched upstairs and testified at a...

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Community Foundation of NJ ranked among state’s Top 10 charities
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Community Foundation of NJ ranked among state’s Top 10 charities

From the Community Foundation of NJ: Community Foundation Named Top Charity in NJ, Top Community Foundation in US Rankings reflect fundholder...

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Downtown vs. the Mall: Urban Renewal in Morris County
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Downtown vs. the Mall: Urban Renewal in Morris County

By Jeffrey V. Moy, North Jersey History and Genealogy Center As residential development shifted to New Jersey’s suburbs in the 1940s and 1950s,...

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Downtown vs. the Mall: The story of Morristown’s Headquarters Plaza, and Urban Renewal in Morris County
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Downtown vs. the Mall: The story of Morristown’s Headquarters Plaza, and Urban Renewal in Morris County

By Jeffrey V. Moy, North Jersey History and Genealogy Center As residential development shifted to New Jersey’s suburbs in the 1940s and 1950s,...

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Video of ‘M Station’ approval: What they said, how they voted in Morristown
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Video of ‘M Station’ approval: What they said, how they voted in Morristown

Its impact on Morristown will be “monumental,” resident Stephen Zaklukiewicz said moments before Thursday’s 6-0 council vote approving M Station....

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Asking for public’s trust, Morristown council approves M Station project
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Asking for public’s trust, Morristown council approves M Station project

Morristown Councilman David Silva tapped his ministerial skills at Thursday’s special council meeting. Have a little faith, the pastor of the...

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From Factories to Corporate Parks: Morris County and the Wealth Belt
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From Factories to Corporate Parks: Morris County and the Wealth Belt

By Jeffrey V. Moy, North Jersey History and Genealogy Center View of Newark and the Morris Canal, ca.1867. While Morristown enjoyed a bustling...

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Morristown’s Highlands luxury apartments have new owner, and new name
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Morristown’s Highlands luxury apartments have new owner, and new name

The Highlands at Morristown Station is now Sofi at Morristown Station. Property records indicate the 217-apartment complex, built near the train...

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M Station office project lands first approval from Morristown council
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M Station office project lands first approval from Morristown council

The town planner came under attack. Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg was invoked. A town consultant insisted a traffic “roundabout”...

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Morristown council: B&B’s, bamboo and bravos — in English and Spanish
Blog 1 month ago
Morristown council: B&B’s, bamboo and bravos — in English and Spanish

Bed-and-breakfasts finally may be coming to Morristown, along with permit-only overnight parking on Hill Street. The ordinances were introduced...

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Steep slopes, smaller plaza on table when M Station returns to Morristown council for possible vote, Sept. 25
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Steep slopes, smaller plaza on table when M Station returns to Morristown council for possible vote, Sept. 25

The M Station redevelopment — nearly 400,000 square feet of offices and retail proposed for Morristown’s Midtown Shopping Center–is scheduled to...

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MPAC at 25: ‘The possibilities are endless’
Blog 2 months ago
MPAC at 25: ‘The possibilities are endless’

The 21st century has brought the entire universe of music and video to our fingertips. And the party never stops, except to recharge your phone...

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Hearing, possible vote, on Morristown ‘M Station’ project pushed to Sept. 23
Blog 2 months ago
Hearing, possible vote, on Morristown ‘M Station’ project pushed to Sept. 23

The M Station project, which had been scheduled for another hearing and possible approval this Thursday, Sept, 12, 2019, has been pushed back to...

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Hearing, possible vote, on Morristown ‘M Station’ project pushed to Sept. 25
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Hearing, possible vote, on Morristown ‘M Station’ project pushed to Sept. 25

The M Station project, which had been scheduled for another hearing and possible approval this Thursday, Sept, 12, 2019, has been pushed back to...

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Strike up the bands! Community Band Festival coming to Morris Plains, Sept. 15
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Strike up the bands! Community Band Festival coming to Morris Plains, Sept. 15

From the Morris Plains Community Band: If you enjoy listening to amateur community bands, you’ll love this event! Starting at 1 pm on Sunday, Sept....

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Video: See what your neighbors and officials had to say about Morristown M Station project
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Video: See what your neighbors and officials had to say about Morristown M Station project

It’s been a week — a busy week! — since Morristown’s council heard the latest presentation about M Station. If you weren’t able to attend the...

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Simply splendid: A summer’s eve with the Morris Plains Community Band and Choir
Blog 3 months ago
Simply splendid: A summer’s eve with the Morris Plains Community Band and Choir

A delightful summer evening. Great friends. The Morris Plains Community Band. It doesn’t get any better than that. Well, actually, it does… when...

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Developer claims Morristown reneged on Speedwell apartment deal, threatens lawsuit
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Developer claims Morristown reneged on Speedwell apartment deal, threatens lawsuit

Morristown’s council is accustomed to presentations from developers pitching big projects. But this week, council members heard from one who is...

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Morristown hitting reset button for resident visitor parking passes, Sept. 1
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Morristown hitting reset button for resident visitor parking passes, Sept. 1

When Morristown revamped its residential parking policy last year, town officials said the move would prevent households from gaming the system....

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Morristown’s Just Jersey wins $100K package in Jets contest
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Morristown’s Just Jersey wins $100K package in Jets contest

Morristown’s Just Jersey shop just edged out four other finalists to win a $100,000 promotional package in a contest co-sponsored by the New York...

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Couldn’t make the M Station public workshop in Morristown? Here’s the video
Blog 4 months ago
Couldn’t make the M Station public workshop in Morristown? Here’s the video

The developer and the public both had plenty to say at last month’s workshop for M Station, a proposed 400,000-square foot office/retail complex...

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Couldn’t make the M Station public workshop in Morristown? Here’s the video. Next meeting: July 17
Blog 4 months ago
Couldn’t make the M Station public workshop in Morristown? Here’s the video. Next meeting: July 17

The developer and the public both had plenty to say at last month’s workshop for M Station, a proposed 400,000-square foot office/retail complex...

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Miracle or Monstrosity? Morristown residents sound off on M Station
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Miracle or Monstrosity? Morristown residents sound off on M Station

It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, in which the “stars have aligned” to bring high-paying jobs, a public plaza and overdue traffic improvements...

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Videos: Here is the ‘M Station’ office project pitch for Morristown strip mall
Blog 5 months ago
Videos: Here is the ‘M Station’ office project pitch for Morristown strip mall

To recap: Developers on Thursday proposed replacing Cluck U Chicken, Macho Nacho and a bunch of other businesses in a Morris Street strip mall with...

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Eight-story offices, traffic roundabout pitched for Cluck U strip mall in Morristown
Blog 5 months ago
Eight-story offices, traffic roundabout pitched for Cluck U strip mall in Morristown

Cluck U Chicken is about to get plucked. Morristown’s council heard a pitch Thursday from a developer who aims to replace a Morris Street strip...

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“Bully” developer accuses Morristown mayor of killing big project; mayor says plan would wreck downtown
Blog 5 months ago
“Bully” developer accuses Morristown mayor of killing big project; mayor says plan would wreck downtown

A developer is suing Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty for allegedly trash-talking the company and killing its proposal to bring the New Jersey...

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Morristown gives $250K to renovate affordable housing, community center in Manahan Village
Blog 5 months ago
Morristown gives $250K to renovate affordable housing, community center in Manahan Village

From the Town of Morristown: The Town of Morristown is donating $250,000 from the Morristown’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to the Morristown...

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New Madison arts center hires former Bickford artistic director
Blog 5 months ago
New Madison arts center hires former Bickford artistic director

From the Madison Community Arts Center The Madison Community Arts Center on Kings Road is open for business and has hired its first director of...

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