Questions of Conflicts, Grants and More This Week in Local News

A look at the week's top stories in local news.

Councilwoman Grant Makes Motion to Rescind Appointment of Borough Attorney

Citing "the appearance of a conflict of interest," Councilwoman Hedy Grant placed a motion before the Mayor and Council requesting that the appointment of Marc Leibman as Borough Attorney be rescinded.

Grant Writer Appears Before Mayor and Council

The Borough Grant Writer, Marlene Casey of Capital Alternatives, appeared before the Mayor and Council Monday night to clarify her position regarding available grant money during the time that the Borough was in a position to purchase the United Water property.

Borough Exploring Shared Property Maintenance Officer with River Edge

The Mayor and Council authorized the Borough Administrator to explore sharing a Property Maintenance Officer with River Edge, and possibly Oradell.

Police Chief Addresses Department's Aging Infrastructure

The infrastructure being "taxed," Chief Papapietro appeals to Mayor and Council for building expansion to accommodate current needs of the department and conform to code.

Planning Board Holds Reorganization Meeting

Mayor Subrizi thanks outgoing members for their years of service as new members are sworn in.

NMFD Honors First Fallen Firefighter

Fire Department honors the 30th anniversary of the passing of William Entwistle in the January 1983 Borough Hall fire.

New Milford Students Attend First Annual STEM Conference

On Friday afternoon, Bergen Community College hosted its first annual Teen STEM Day (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) to offer Northern New Jersey high school students the opportunity to learn about different career paths.  

Walk-In Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

Dr. Chris Berberian opened a new walk-in medical center on Main Street and had a ribbon cutting ceremony last weekend.


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