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March 29, 2016

April - Multiple Events This Month at Montville Library

MontvillelibTeen Advisory Board Meeting 
Tuesday, 4/5 4:00
Help the library decide what books, video games, and movies to order, and what events, activities, and services we offer to you.
For Grades 6-12
Registration Required

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“Martha Washington” Visits Montville Township Library, Discusses “Fab” First Ladies

Martha“Martha Washington” visited the Montville Township Library on March 20 and told anecdotes of several First Ladies, including her own story. Historical re-enactor Maggie Worsdale dressed in an emerald green gown and matching cap to entrance residents with the inspiring and sometimes tragic lives of the women behind the men. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Easter Fun for the Montville Township Tots

EasterfunTake a petting zoo, a face painter, a balloon sculptor, and the Easter Bunny arriving on a fire truck, and you have the recipe for a whole lot of fun. Montville Township parents and children gathered on the turf field at the Community Park on March 25 for the annual Egg Hunt. To read more about this story, click the following link.

Retirees Honored by Montville Township Committee

RetireesThe Montville Township Committee honored its 2015 and 2016 retirees at its March 22 regular meeting. The ten retirees had a combined 269 years of service to the township. To read more about this story, click the following link.


How Safe is Montville Township Water? Director of DPW Speaks at Committee Meeting

WaterMontville Township Administrator Victor Canning invited John Perry, Director of the Department of Public Works, to speak at the March 22 Montville Township Committee meeting regarding the safety of township water, in light of water problems surfacing at Morristown Hospital, in Chester, and in Michigan. To read more about this story, click the following link.


NY Times Bestselling Author Wendy Mass Inspires Saint Pius X School

WendymassNew York Times bestselling author, Wendy Mass, visited Saint Pius X School in Montville on Thursday, March 17.  Mass is the author of 18 novels for young people, including the popular A Mango-Shaped Space, The Candymakers, Every Soul a Star and her most recent series, Space Taxi. To read more about this story, click the following link.


Valori, Hirniak and King Officially Kicks Off Run For Freeholder Race

FreeholderraceParsippany-Troy Hills Council President Louis Valori, Randolph Mayor Roman Hirniak and Peter King, Esq., three Republican challengers who are putting themselves up against the incumbent freeholders in Morris County—formally announced their candidacy Tuesday morning at Jefferson Diner. The three will be challenging incumbents Douglas Cabana, Tom Mastrangelo and Kathy DeFillippo. To read more about his story, click the following link.

Montville Unico Celebrated Annual St. Joseph Day

StjosephOn March 22, 2016 Montville Unico celebrated it's annual St. Joseph Day.  St. Joseph Day is celebrated by many Italians in response to a severe drought in the Middle Ages when prayer to their patron saint, St. Joseph,  brought an end to the drought.  During this period the only sustainable food available was the fava bean which was designated "lucky fava bean"  and saved many from starvation. The 3 tiered St. Joseph's table, which symbolizes the holy trinity, is a meatless menu of pasta, fish, pastry, cookies, fruit, and breads.   Everyone leaves with a bag of this and of course a "lucky fava bean."  

March 24, 2016

Budget, Historical Society Discussed at Montville Township Committee Meeting

MayorApproximately $110,000 will be refunded to the township from the Public Library Fund and Morris County, according to Township Administrator Victor Canning. The budget was introduced at the regular Township Committee meeting held on Tuesday. To read more about this story, click the following link.

ACME Starting to Rehab Former A&P in Boonton

FreshAs many wonder when the new grocery store will be open to customers, ACME begins to rehab the former A&P location in Boonton. Danielle D'Elia, communications and government relations manager for ACME, told TAP into Montville that "ACME is planning on celebrating the grand opening of our new Boonton, NJ store around late May or early June. To read more about this story, click the following link.