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July 25, 2016

Former Long-Time Towaco Fire Official Passes

Pic1Former Towaco Volunteer Fire Department Chief William Mazzucco passed away on June 27. He was 73. Born and raised in Towaco, Mazzucco was the oldest active member of the department, having served for 55 years, said his wife of 51 years, Donnis. To read more about this story, click the following link.

July 29th - Bus Ride to NY Mets Game, Sponsored by Montville Recreation

MetsTake me out to the ball game! The Montville Recreation Department will be sponsoring a trip to see the NY Mets vs. Colorado Rockies at Citi Field in NYC. The trip will take place on Friday, July 29th. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Recreation’s Free Concerts at the Amphitheater

ConcertsMontville Recreation’s Free Concerts at the Amphitheater featuring music of All Venues for All Ages on Tuesdays in July & August from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Please bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for comfortable seating. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on Township property. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Further Steps Taken Towards Traffic Light at Gathering Road

TownTownship officials hope to meet with Morris County Freeholders to speed up the process of potentially installing a traffic light at the intersection of Changebridge and Gathering Roads. To read more about this story, click the following link.

July 22, 2016

Plenty to Do in Montville and Morris County This Summer

Carousel_image_18f37148ac4ea1095c64_sonn_22For those residents sticking around Montville Township this summer, there’s plenty to do in and around the township. Montville Recreation is offering Tuesday night concerts at the amphitheater beyond the Montville Township Public Library. To read more about this story, click this link.

 

July 20, 2016

Montville Hosts 32nd Annual Project Graduation; Thanks Friends & Neighbors for Your Support!

DrugcounselawarenessThe Montville Township Drug Awareness Council— Municipal Alliance hosted its 32nd Annual Project Graduation on Thursday, June 23rdat the J.C.C. in West Orange. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Antique Car Owners Visit Historic Home in Montville Township

AntiquecarOne hundred antique car collectors toured Towaco’s Henry Doremus House on June 23. Members of the Dodge Brothers Club converged in Towaco from all over the U.S., including Texas, Michigan and California. There were even visitors from Australia. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Magician Thrills Summer Readers at Montville Library

MagicianMagician Tom Yurasits thrilled dozens of Montville Township children as part of the library’s summer reading program series. The show, held July 13, spotlighted some of world-renowned magician and escape artist Harry Houdini’s tricks. To read more about this story, click the following link.

July 15, 2016

Montville Planning Board Denies Land Use Application from Former Mayor

Mont3Citing planning and engineering reasons, the Montville Township Planning Board denied former mayor Arthur Daughtry’s application to subdivide his lot at 60 Horseneck Road into three lots. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Fifth Burglary Reported Wednesday Night in Montville

MonttwspA burglary occurred on Stoney Pond Way on Wednesday evening, according to Capt. Andrew Caggiano of the Montville Township Police Department. Caggiano reported officers responded to an alarm at the residence and determined that a burglary had occurred. To read more about this story, click the following link.

July 14, 2016

Freeholder Candidates Horn, Clyde, and Von Achen Joined by Ambassador Phil Murphy

Carousel_image_e3551f3b867753cf1525_Mitch_Horn_July_9_gubernatorial_candidate_Rozella_JohnOn June 27th at the Hanover Manor, Morris County Democratic Freeholder candidates Mitchell Horn of Montville, Rozella Clyde of Chatham, and John Von Achen of Parsippany were joined by former U.S. Ambassador to Germany and gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy in a successful event discussing change and progress within the county. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Producer Launches World Premiere Musical in Oklahoma

Carousel_image_d244d2e4b0c5c3065fca_imageSue Marinello of Montville is producing a brand new musical this fall. Entitled PRYOR RENDERING, the original new work is the first Oklahoma-inspired musical since OKLAHOMA premiered 73 years ago. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Burglary Advisory for Montville Township

Carousel_image_82cc67331ec2c48633c2_imageThe Montville Township Police Department has responded to four nighttime residential burglaries over the last month, according to Capt. Andrew Caggiano. Caggiano reported the burglaries occurred on the following dates and locations:  June 9, 2016 on Diane Drive, June 11, 2016 on Weiss Drive, July 11, 2016 on Rutledge Road, and July 13, 2016 on Waughaw Road. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Wednesday Night is Locals Night at Rails Steakhouse

UnnamedEvery Tuesday and Wednesday at Rails, enjoy our limited time, seasonally inspired "locals" dinner menu. Dine out during the week at an amazing value! Meet your neighbor or mingle with fellow foodies on these happy-go-lucky nights and enjoy Chef Francis X. Falivenes culinary creations. Our July three course "locals" menu features an old fashioned New England Lobster Bake. It’s best enjoyed outdoors on our Trackside Terrace with friends while enjoying a glass of our featured wine. 

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Rails Scholarship Awarded

Ac30b1a27a07dde6fe582eeb153a6640Rails Steakhouse continues to give back to the community and among other contributions, Rails has recently implemented a Scholarship program for qualified Montville High school students who pursue an education of excellence in the restaurant and hospitality industry. The class of 2016 recipient of this year’s Rails Steakhouse $2,500 scholarship is Anna Liisa Bramwell, who will be attending Johnson and Wales University for Culinary Arts. The Scholarship was awarded at Montville Townships High School Senior Award Night by Michael Mulligan on June 9th 2016.

Congratulations Anna Liisa and best wishes in following your dream of culinary excellence.

July 12, 2016

Site Planner Testifies Regarding Proposed Towaco Townhouses

Carousel_image_60f135a9ef184df5c99a_a_Petrou_1Professional Planner Mia Petrou testified that a proposed 23-unit townhouse project would further the goals of the Towaco Master Plan at the July 6 Zoning Board of Adjustment. To read more about this story, click the following link.

July 11, 2016

Montville Township High School Student Receives Republican Club Scholarship

Carousel_image_b59d5951b171dee7b026_a_crop_bCongressman Rodney Frelinghuysen and three Morris County Freeholders were on hand to present recent MTHS graduate Jordan Mahr with a $1,000 scholarship from the Montville Township Republican Club on June 27. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Township Recreation Spring Youth Track and Field Team Wins Division III Title

Carousel_image_163afcecbd599fd6c8be_jpeg_yesMontville Township Recreation’s Spring Youth Track and Field team won the Lakeland League Division III Championship title at the meet held in Randolph June 10 and 11. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville High School Students Represent New Jersey in a National Summer Reading Program Video Contest

Carousel_image_abde4784280cf1d4326b_imageAt the annual conference of National Youth Services Librarians (NYSL) a video written, produced, performed and edited by four Montville Township High School (MTHS) students was selected to represent New Jersey in the National Summer Reading Program. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Residents Treated to Reading of Declaration of Independence for July 4th

Carousel_image_0f9c7dfc7eb23cbc022e_Gail_s_Paul_Revere_cropThe Montville Area Tea Party and the Montville Historical Society held their sixth annual reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, to celebrate our independence from Great Britain in 1776. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Antique Car Owners Visit Historic Home in Montville Township

Carousel_image_8d18b86e7329446469f2_1_Kthy_1One hundred antique car collectors toured Towaco’s Henry Doremus House on June 23. Members of the Dodge Brothers Club converged in Towaco from all over the U.S., including Texas, Michigan and California. To read more about this story, click the following link.

July 07, 2016

JCP&L Settlement Meets Opposition, Gathering Road Residents Want Traffic Light

Carousel_image_8f533a75faaed2e5f70d_DSC08405Despite a signed settlement agreement between Montville Township and JCP&L, a representative from the Division of Rate Counsel has submitted an objection to Judge Leland McGee, according to township attorney Fred Semrau. To read more about this story, click the following link.

July 05, 2016

Montville Township Hosts Independence Day Parade

Independenceday2Many civic groups marched in the Montville Township Independence Day July 2 parade. To see a photo gallery and video coverage of the parade, click the following link.

Montville Township Celebrates the 4th with Fireworks

Fireworks2Montville Township celebrated the 4th of July with its spectacular display of fireworks July 2.  Thousands of residents and visitors gathered at the township’s library, high school, and community park. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Township Independence Day Festivities 2016

IndependencedayWhat do you get when you combine great bands, great food, and pie- and hot dog-eating contests? Why, the Montville Township Independence Day Celebration 2016, of courseTo read more about this story, click the following link.

Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Program

Library3“On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” is the theme for this year’s summer reading program at the Montville Township Public Library. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Lazar Middle School Holds 63rd Annual Promotion Ceremony

Middleschool2Three hundred twenty-six eighth grade students advanced to high school on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Robert R. Lazar Middle School held the sixty-third annual Promotion Ceremony in the gymnasium at Montville Township High School. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Students’ Varied Achievements Recognized at Montville Board of Ed Meeting

Meeting3Award-winning film producers, Eagle Scouts, and science researchers were all recognized at the June 21 Montville Township Board of Education meeting. To read more about this story, click the following link.

June 27, 2016

Towaco Civic Association Announces Scholarship Winners

Carousel_image_b9724f8c70180cba1a93_cropThe Towaco Civic Association proudly announces its 2016 scholarship winners, Dean Manetta and Mark Romeo. “Many of the 14 applicants had amazing community service records but these two young men rose to the top,” said TCA President Kimberly Bott. To read more about this, click the following link.

Montville Township Rotary and Interact: Partners in Community Service

Carousel_image_8a5f77175f812dde54bb_crop_rotaryMontville Township Rotary Club and Rotary Interact, its junior club, have achieved their goal of raising $6,000 to aid a Panamanian girl in coming to the U.S. for life-saving heart surgery. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Township High School Graduates 319

GraduationMontville Township High School graduated 319 on June 23 at a ceremony held outdoors at the school. Students, faculty, administrators and families were sobered by the recent loss of two Towaco teens, Samuel Cali and Leonidas Vagias, whom Principal Douglas Sanford commemorated in his opening remarks, but the festive air took over as excitement spread. To read more about this story, click the following link.

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