Morris County’s Rescue Task Force Enhances Local Emergency Response
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First Responders Trained & Equipped for Worst Case Scenarios The Morris County Rescue Task Force (RTF) Program continues to provide first responders in Morris County with training and equipment to deal with critical emergency situations such as an active shooter or an active assailant incident that could result in multiple casualties. The program was created through a partnership that includes the Morris County Office of Emergency Management & Emergency Medical Service, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO), the Morris County Police Ch ..read more
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Support Morris County’s Local Businesses This Holiday Season
Morris County, NJ
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2w ago
Nov. 25 is Small Business Saturday® With the holiday season underway, finding the perfect gift isn’t just crucial for shoppers, it’s crucial for local businesses — “shopping small” can have “big” outcomes for everyone during Small Business Saturday® in Morris County this Saturday, November 25th! “In Morris County, we love our small businesses. The County Commissioners launched our Morris County Small Business Grant Program in 2022, allocating $10.74 million to support local businesses and nonprofits that were still recovering after the pandemic. While that program has ended, the need to suppo ..read more
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Morris County Congratulates Denise Leffler On Her Retirement
Morris County, NJ
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2w ago
Long-time Morris County Clerk’s Office Employee Retires After 35 Years The Morris County Board of County Commissioners has honored Denise Leffler, an employee who is retiring after a 35-year career with the Morris County Clerk's Office. The long-time employee was presented with a framed resolution outlining her public service during a luncheon hosted by County Clerk Ann Grossi earlier this week. “Denise is a legend in the Morris County Clerk’s Office. For 35 years she has graced our office with her effervescent smile, joyful demeanor, contagious giggle and dedication. She is loved by all and ..read more
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Morris County Honors Dr. Joseph S. Weisberg
Morris County, NJ
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2w ago
The Morris County Board of County Commissioners honored Dr. Joseph S. Weisberg last night in recognition of his more than four decades of dedicated public service to the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, the County College of Morris (CCM) and all of Morris County. Former County Administrator John Bonanni stopped by the 7 p.m. regular meeting to accept the resolution on Dr. Weisberg’s behalf, which Commissioner Stephen Shaw presented after citing some of the many remarkable contributions to the community Dr. Weisberg has made throughout the years. Dr. Weisberg attended the meeting virtually w ..read more
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Drew Forest Approved for $5 Million Preservation Grant
Morris County, NJ
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2w ago
The Morris County Board of County Commissioners tonight approved $5 million recommended by the Morris County Open Space Trust Fund Committee to assist Madison Borough in acquiring and preserving a 51-acre forest section of Drew University known as Drew Forest. The Madison application was the only Open Space application received and presented to the Commissioners by the Open Space Trust Fund Committee for 2023. “On behalf of the Board of County Commissioners, I want to say that our approval tonight of a $5 million Open Space grant for Drew Forest is the first and only significant commitment by ..read more
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Two Trail Projects Recommended for Morris County Funding
Morris County, NJ
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2w ago
Popular Grant Program Wraps Up Eighth Year The Morris County Board of County Commissioners received a recommendation today to award grants totaling more than $300,000 to construct two town trails as part of the eight-year-old Morris County Trail Construction Grant Program. Betty Cass-Schmidt, Chairwoman of the Trail Construction Grant Advisory Committee, presented the 2023 grant recommendations to the County Commissioners during their public work session in Morristown.  The 2023 recommendations included small, but significant trail projects slated in Madison and Morristown. The Madison p ..read more
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Morris County Salutes Veterans Day 2023
Morris County, NJ
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28 Veterans Presented Distinguished Military Service Medals As the Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medal program has grown in popularity, the Board of County Commissioners hosted two Veterans Day Observance ceremonies on November 8 and November 9 this year to publicly honor 28 local veterans, who were accompanied by family and friends.   CHECK OUT THE PHOTO GALLERY State and federal authorities also issued honors to the former service members at these events, including State Sen. Anthony Bucco (Morris-25) and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn (Morris-25), Kellie Doucette, District Dir ..read more
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Drew Forest Recommended for $5 Million Preservation Grant
Morris County, NJ
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3w ago
Morris County’s Open Space Trust Fund Committee tonight recommended that the Board of County Commissioners approve $5 million to assist Madison Borough in acquiring and preserving a 51-acre forest section of Drew University known as Drew Forest. The Madison application was the only Open Space application received and presented to the Commissioners by the Open Space Trust Fund Committee for 2023. The Commissioners will make a formal decision later this year on whether to accept the recommendation. “The Open Space Trust Fund Committee has recommended a considerable amount of funding in response ..read more
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Information Needed from Veterans of the War in Afghanistan
Morris County, NJ
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3w ago
Participation Supports the Morris County Veterans Compendium Project In preparation for the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the War in Afghanistan coming up on October 7, 2026, the Morris County Office of Planning & Preservation is seeking information for its Veterans Compendium project and invites local soldiers and sailors to participate. The basic information required is the name of the soldier/sailor, Morris County hometown and branch of service. Veterans who wish to share additional information may do so and are encouraged to mention the names of those with whom they served. Lis ..read more
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Public Input Survey Requested Regarding Lenape Island Bridge
Morris County, NJ
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Local Concept Development Study for Historic Denville Bridge Has Begun  The County of Morris, in cooperation with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) and the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), has announced the start of a Local Concept Development (LCD) Study for the Lenape Island Bridge over Indian Lake on Lenape Trail in Denville Township.   “This study will review options for replacing or rehabilitating the bridge, which was built in 1966 and provides the only access to and from Lenape Island on Indian Lake, which has 30 residences. Co ..read more
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