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August 23, 2016

Water Restrictions Remain in Place, Gathering Road Traffic Study, Police and Explorer Appreciation

WaterrestrictionsDespite recent rain, water restrictions are still in effect, officials announced at the Aug. 16 Township Committee meeting. It takes two to three weeks for water to percolate into the aquifer, while 80 percent of storm water drains out to the river through storm drains. To read more about this story, click the following link.

August 18, 2016

Mark Your Calendar: Important Dates for 2016-2017 School Year for Montville Township School District

ImpdatesNow that the calendar has officially reached the middle of August, it is time for parents to start thinking and planning for students to return to school in September. It's also time to mark the planners and smart phones with important dates to remember.  For these important dates, click the following link.

August 17, 2016

Thu, August 18 - Rescheduled: Montville Recreation’s Free Concerts at the Amphitheater

ConcertsinparkMontville 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. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Tues, Aug 23rd - Montville Township Board of Education Meeting

MtboeAll meetings will convene into closed session at 6:30 p.m. followed by the public portion at 7:30 p.m., except for the Annual Reorganization meeting which will start at 7:00 p.m. To read more about this story, click the following link.

August 16, 2016

Preschoolers Bake for Charity in Montville

Preschoolers2When the plea for banana bread bakers went out from the Homeless Bus’ Anna Landgrebe to the Montville community, the kids at the Pine Brook Jewish Center’s preschool day camp picked up their mixing spoons. To read more about this story, click the following link.

August 15, 2016

Travel Advisory: River Road Closures Starting on Monday

RoadworkaheadThere will be closures on River Road beginning on Monday, Aug. 15 due to milling and paving of the roadway, according to the Montville Township Police Department. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville Chinese Youth Club Shines in Concert

MontvillecycThe newly formed Montville Chinese Community Youth Club held its first event, a violin and piano concert at the library Aug. 3. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Montville High School Senior to Manage Social Media for Food Website

FoodsocialmediaMontville Township High School senior Lindsay Paulen will head up social media for Spoon University’s new high school division when it premieres Aug. 15. Spoon University is an online food resource for young people, designed to make cooking and dining easier for college students. To read about this story, click the following link.

August 10, 2016

Internationally Renowned Bhakti House Band to Perform in Montville

Band2Sadhana Yoga Studio is honored to host the first-ballot Grammy nominated Bhakti House Band for an intimate concert on Friday, Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Tuesday, August 16 - Montville Township Committee Meeting

Pinebrook2The Montville Township Committee holds its regularly scheduled meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the Municipal Building, 195 Changebridge Road. For more information, click the following link.

Tuesday, August 16 - Montville Recreation’s Free Concerts at the Amphitheater

Concerts2Montville Recreation’s Free Concerts at the Amphitheater featuring music of All Venues for All Ages on Tuesdays in August from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. For more details about this story, click the following link.

Tue, August 16 - Kids Summer Reading Finale at the Montville Township Public Library

MontlibbCelebrate the end of Summer Reading on Tuesday, August 16th from 2:00pm- 4:00pm! There will be a petting zoo, face painting and cupcake decorating! For more details, click the following link.

Wed, August 10 - Blood Pressure Clinic

BloodpressureBlood Pressure Clinic today until 3:30 pm. All dates and times are subject to change. Please verify dates and times by checking www.montvillenj.org or calling 973-331-3316.

Contact Information: 973-331-3316 or www.montvillenj.org

Vehicle Theft & Burglary Reported in Montville on Monday

MontpoliceA vehicle was stolen and another two were broken into on Monday, according to Montville Township Police Captain Andrew Caggiano. To read more about this story, click the following link.

August 09, 2016

August 9th - Networking with the Ladies of Believe, Inspire, Grow

BigJoin the ladies of the Montville and Morristown pods of B.I.G. for a fun night of casual conversation and networking. B.I.G. exists to help women unlock their true potential and live the lives they were meant to live. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Vote Postponed Regarding Towaco Townhouses

TowacotownhousesDue to drawings being submitted the evening of the public hearing, the vote of the Zoning Board of adjustment on the proposed 23-unit townhouse development in the Towaco section of the township was postponed to October. To read more about this story, click the following link.

August 08, 2016

Montville Kiwanis Continues “Adopt-a-Hydrant” Program

Kiwanis2The Kiwanis Club of Montville continues to restore fire hydrants in Montville Township with its adopt a hydrant program. The Kiwanis club has partnered with the township’s water and sewer department, and manages the program. The goal is to paint all of the townships hydrants during a multi year program. 

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Pathways Helps Build a School in Haiti

PathwayhaitiTwelve Montville students and three leaders from Pathways traveled to Haiti last month to help build a school in the impoverished town of Treme. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Ancient Olympics Compared to Modern at Montville Library

MontolympicsThere were many similarities between the modern and ancient Olympics according to lecturer Michael Norris, former educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, who spoke at the Montville Township Public Library July 27. To read more about this story, click the following link.

August 05, 2016

Girl Scout Silver Project to Reward Kids Who Wear Bike Helmets

Carousel_image_f5f3be852c86f87cffd6_bestGirl Scout Jacqueline MacStudy worried when she drove with her parents to travel soccer games and saw kids riding their bikes but not wearing their helmets. To read more about this story, click the following link.

August 03, 2016

Montville Native Named Superintendent of the Year by National Association of School Superintendents

TimothypTimothy Purnell, Ph.D., Superintendent of Somerville Public Schools, has been named Superintendent of the Year by the National Association of School Superintendents. To read more about this story, click the following link.  

August 01, 2016

Montville Resident Raising Service Puppy in Wife’s Memory

PuppyAfter Montville resident Ron Angus’ disabled wife died, he wanted to help others who are disabled in her memory. Many know about Seeing Eye® dogs, but service dogs are needed for those who are disabled in other ways. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Summer in Montville Means More Ticks - Check Out Tick Killz

Tick-killz-logoTick Killz is a liquid concentrate product that’s made with 100% organic ingredients; it will kill ticks, mosquitoes, fleas and many other nuisance insects on contact and it will also provide on average 4 weeks of residual repellent benefit after each application. Tick Killz is Cedar Oil based because cedar oil is arguably the most widely recognized and accepted all natural insect repellent available. Tick Killz can be applied using anything from a backpack sprayer or hose end sprayer up to a large tank spray rig.

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July 29, 2016

“Midnight Blue” Rocks Montville Township as Part of Recreation Department’s Concert Series

Carousel_image_c64b16d316740b4964f9_bestMontville Township residents like to rock, if the turnout for the Recreation Department’s concert series July 26 event is any indicator. “Midnight Blue” took the stage at the community park amphitheater, with an eclectic mix of rock, blues-rock and classics. To read more about this story, click the following link.

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP - Mandatory Outdoor Watering Restrictions Until Further Notice

ImgresTo all Montville Township Residents and Businesses: 2015 saw the lowest local rainfall since 2001, which was a severe drought period. Rainfall measurements for 2016 are 4 to 5 inches below normal through July. The continued drought conditions, compounded by the high temperatures, have created an unusually high demand on the water system, particularly for lawn sprinkling. NJDEP has also issued a drought watch for northern and central New Jersey due to the lack of rainfall in the State. In order to assure that there is sufficient water for all customers for their normal domestic and business needs, it is necessary at this time to institute the following:

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July 28, 2016

Montville Police Explorers Compete in Arizona; Return with Four Awards

MontpoliceThe Montville Township Police Explorers Post 805 traveled to Flagstaff, Arizona for the Law Enforcement Exploring Conference the week of July 11-15 and returned with awards in police procedure and intramural sports competitions. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Towaco Fire Department Responds to Smoke Call

TowacoThe Towaco Volunteer Fire Department responded to a “smoke conditions” call on Holbrook Court on July 23. Two engines were dispatched to the call, which was reported at 4:10 p.m., according to department Chief Kenneth Breeman. To click the following link.

Award-Winning Author Donating a Portion of Proceeds to Boys & Girls Club

4adbee0a-e175-4586-8b47-67f5bd787e0aAward winning Author Len Saunders is proud to collaborate with Snow Leopard Publishing on a new picture book entitledBuddy and Bea. A percentage of the proceeds of each book sold will raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest New Jersey. “Life...,” said Montville Township Public School’s Physical Education teacher, Len Saunders,There is no easy way to explain its meaning and purpose, especially to young children. There is no manual or instructions for talking about it with the children in our lives. And, no wonder; even as adults, the ‘circle of life’ can be hard to wrap your mind around and accept.”

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Rails Steakhouse Earns Wine Spectator’s 2016 Award of Excellence

Rails1July 24, 2016 Rails Steakhouse located on Whitehall Rd. in Towaco, NJ has been honored by Wine Spectator Magazine with their Award of Excellence. The 2016 Restaurant Wine List Award winners span nationwide in addition to international restaurants. These winners were selected based on their interesting and diverse selection of 90 or more wines that were well-presented and thematically matched to the restaurant cuisine and price.

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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.

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