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September 01, 2015

Montville Twp Committee Passes Ordinance Against Unregulated Pipelines

HearingOn Tuesday, Aug. 25, the Montville Township Committee held a meeting to vote on and hold a public hearing regarding the Ordinance 2015-19.  This ordinance forbids all unregulated pipelines within Montville Township's boundaries. To read more about the story, click here.




August 27, 2015

Montville PBA to Host Wine Tasting Fundraiser Event, October 11th

Montville PoliceThe Montville Township Police Benevolent Association #140 announces a wine tasting fundraiser event to be held October 11th at the Columbia Inn in Montville. The event will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. with “fun, food, and wine” promised.  “The Montville PBA is a non-profit organization,” said PBA 140 President Patrolman Thomas Mooney.  “The local is funded by donations from Montville Township residents and businesses, member dues and fundraising activities. The Montville PBA also represents the police officers in contract negotiations, grievances, and matters pertaining to work conditions and officer safety so that they may effectively serve the residents of the Township.” Download the flyer here  Wine tasting flyer montville pba

August 26, 2015

Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Networking/ Info Luncheon - Sept 10th

Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Networking/ Montville chamberInfo Luncheon on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 12:00PM-2:00PM at the Columbia Inn Restaurant located at 29 Main Road, Montville, NJ. Mayor Scott Gallopo will be discussing the state of affairs of Montville Township. Bring a friend and plenty of business cards to exchange with other members of the local business community. Cost is $20.00 for members and $25.00 non-members. Please register on the Chamber website or call the Chamber office @ 973-263-3310.

Montville Twp Historical Society Glimpses of the Past Lecture Series- September 14 - The Village of Waterloo

“Waterloo Village – Then and Now”  Waterloo

“The Village of Waterloo” is the subject of the next “Glimpses of the Past History Series” at the Montville Township Historical Society’s program, September 14 (Monday), 7:30 p.m. in the Montville Township Senior House, 356 Main, Montville. Rick Giles, Author and Researcher will speak on Waterloo Village as to how it began as a colonial iron forge village, how the Smith family became Waterloo, its strong Morris Canal industrial heritage and then a Victorian village. A village rebirth is happening there now, due to efforts of the state and the Canal Society of NJ.

UNICO Held Their 27th Annual Charity Golf Outing

2015 golf participantsOn Monday, August 17, 2015 Montville UNICO held their 27th Annual Charity Golf Outing at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ.  This first class affair included 18 holes of golf, with a Starter's Brunch, Cocktail Hour, Gourmet Buffet Dinner, 1 hour open bar, plus gifts and prizes. The major sponsor, Valley National Bank, hosted over 100 golfers and by all accounts, everyone had a great time. Once again, a special donation of $5000 will be given to the Burn Center at Barnabus Hospital from the proceeds. Pictured Golf Committee left to right: Rear - Karen Arakelian, Michele & Gene Maddalena, Peter Mellilo Front - Nick Conturso, Danielle Speciale, Phyllis Mellilo,
Vivian Cleffi

August 24, 2015

Special Session of The Montville Township Committee to Discuss Pipelines, Aug. 25th

A special session of The Montville Township Committe will be held on August 25th at 6:30 pm for the Pipelinepurpose of adopting an ordinance against unregulated pipelines. This ordinance is in relation to the Pilgrim Pipeline that wants to install lines through Montville Township. Continue reading

August 13, 2015

The San Gennaro Festival is Back!

UnicoMontville UNICO Foundation will present it's annual San Gennaro Festival starting September 10th thru September 13th at 90 Horseneck Road (behind the Montville Public Library). Again this year there will be food, rides, games and live entertainment. Plenty of parking is available. Discount wristbands are available for the rides on Thursday 6-10pm, and Saturday & Sunday 1-6pm. No admission charge. Bring the whole family. Mark your calendar... Thursday Sept. 10th from 6-10pm, Friday from 6-11pm, Saturday from 1-11pm and Sunday 1-6pm.

Benefit Performance – Crossing Delancey - To Help Homeless Pets

Enjoy a fun night out and help homeless pets, too! September 17 at 8pm at the Barn Theatre, DoggieSkyline Drive, Montville. Tickets $20. Refreshments and a 50/50, too! Tickets: Call: 973.331.9852 or 973.727.9959, email: or order online: (use Donate, indicate the number of tickets)

Sponsored by Montville Pet Parents all proceeds for this event will be used for medical care for the animals at the Montville animal Shelter.

Crossing Delancey: This heartwarming romantic comedy of Isabel and her granny who elicits the aid of her friend the matchmaker, together they find a “good catch” for Isabel in Sam, a pickle vendor with a heart of gold. Filled with witty New York charm.
Can’t attend the event but would like to make a tax deductible donation to help the animals? Visit our website OR mail to Montville Pet Parents, PO Box 231, Pine Brook NJ 07058

Wrestling For a Cause, Purchase Tickets At Montville Executive Suites


Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Gristmill Silent Art Auction

Calvin and Hobbes by Ralph IacobelliJoin the Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Mill at a Silent Art Auction on Saturday, September 12 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at The Frelinghuysen Mansion, located at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, a facility of the Morris County Park Commission (MCPC), 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ. The purpose of the Silent Art Auction is to raise funds for the retirement of Calvin and Hobbes, the draft horses currently at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, also part of the MCPC, and the future purchase of a new draft horse team for the farm.

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August 10, 2015

Spotlight: Renee Sorenson, Towaco Fire Department President

“Women can be firefighters too!” Renee Sorenson proudly boasts to audiences at Montville Township Renee public schools. She is the president of the Towaco Fire Department and she spoke to audiences during classroom visitations in October for Fire Prevention month. To read more about Renee's inspirational story, click here.

Willard Lane Fire Devastates Montville Home

HomefireResident Geri Scalone was in bed last Saturday when she heard a noise that she thought was her daughter, Samantha, coming in to visit. She left her bedroom, smelled smoke, and realized her living room was on fire. To read more about this story, click here.


Montville High School Students Visit Europe

Thirty-one Montville Township High School students and recent graduates went on an 11-day tour of EuropehsVenice, Vienna and Prague in July. The tour was led by MTHS social studies teacher Peter Porter. Porter uses opportunities during the school year to tie the trip’s sites into his classes. To read more about the trip, click here.

Concerns For Proposed Townhouses in Towaco

Montville townshipOn August 5th approximately 75 residents gathered at the municipal building to meet with the Montville Township Zoning Board of Adjustments to voice their concerns over a proposed project in the Towaco section of town. Land that is located behind Route 202/Main Road, Waughaw Road and Indian Hill Road is the proposed site for 23 townhouses. Continue reading

August 03, 2015

Montville 10U Baseball Team Won Another Championship!

Baseballu10Montville's 10u baseball team won the 2015 New Providence Summer League Championship in convincing fashion, beating Westfield 9-2.  With a combination of explosive hitting, stellar defense, and lights-out pitching, the team was able to score the most runs in the league while allowing the fewest.  These boys became the only team in recent MBSA history to go undefeated on their way to back-to-back championship seasons.  Congratulations to some of Montville's finest ballplayers

From Left:

FRONT ROW: Nick Russo, Ryan Sabin, Antonio Mancini, Ryan Jones, Brian Lovaglio, John Guy Kobilarcik

MIDDLE ROW: Tyler Polachek, Joey Rehberg, Colin Volpe, David Bettio, Justin Martin

BACK ROW: Jason Jones, John Kobilarcik, Robb Rehberg

NOT PICTURED: Gavin Krauland