Monday, February 25, 2013
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There will be a public meeting of the Mayor and Council on Monday. They will hold their work session in the upstairs conference room of Borough Hall beginning at 7 pm followed by the open session at 7:45 pm in the Council Chambers. Click here to see a copy of the agenda. The Planning Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on March 19 and will be a combined work session and public meeting. On Wednesday, the New Milford School District’s Student Assistance and Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Program (HIB) is offering a presentation at the high school for all parents, guardians and community members. Registration for this program is required. John Halligan will be giving a …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Catch up on all of last week's New Milford news here.
New Milford police responded to a report of a burglary Monday morning after a witness observed a man breaking into a Faller Drive apartment. Ramsey, Saddle River and Upper Saddle River police capture suspected burglars. New Milford man who allegedly illegally purchased oxycodone from an Emerson doctor was placed on two years of probation Monday. Letter to Zoning Board requesting that the letters submitted by the Environmental and Shade Tree Commissions be considered, denied at this time. According to recently released updated FEMA maps, Hekemian Expert says that New Milford does not fall within the boundaries of FEMA's flood zone. Bipartisan bill to provide tax relief to towns that are acquiring flood-prone homes through the state's Blue …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Letter to Zoning Board requesting that the letters submitted by the Environmental and Shade Tree Commissions be considered, denied at this time.
Lori Barton, Communication Chair for SOD (Stop Over Development), requested in writing that the Zoning Board consider the letters of concern regarding the development of the United Water property submitted by the Environmental and Shade Tree Commissions. In a letter dated Dec. 4, 2012, the Environmental Commission raised concerns regarding the DEP's "letter of no further action" certifying that the United Water property, a former sludge pit used for industrial waste, was no longer contaminated. The letter asserts that despite the fact that the Ford Motor Company's Mahwah facility was declared clean in 1994, additional sludge was found on the site in 1995, 1998 and 2004. (Click here to see The Record's "Toxic Legacy" report cited in the …
Monday, January 21, 2013
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Signs of Spring -- Softball Registration begins Monday, Jan. 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rec Building. Registration is also being held on the following days: The New Milford Board of Education is holding a regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Middle School Media Center. The Shade Tree Commission is meeting Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in the upstairs conference room of Borough Hall. The removal and replacement of trees from the United Water property, should the development be approved, has been an on-going topic for the Shade Tree Commission. Mark your calendars: The town will be holding a free Rabies Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the DPW Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday, November 26, 2012
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There is as public meeting of the Mayor and Council Monday at 7:45 pm in the council chambers of Borough Hall. The public session is preceded by a work session beginning at 7 pm in the upstairs conference room at Borough Hall. One of the items on the agenda for the open portion of the work session is the discussion of recycling issues. Residents have raised concerns about recycling not being picked up on the appointed day. On the public meeting agenda is the approval of refunds for 2012 property tax overpayments as a result of the County Board judgment, authorize the Mayor to sign the public health shared services agreement for 2013 and request the NJ State Legislature and DEP to take action concerning flood hazard areas and floodways. …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
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Anticipating potential litigation, the Zoning Board suspends variance approvals and moves to re-open the hearing to re-examine the restaurant's floor plan and seating. Revisions to Hekemian's proposed development of the United Water property includes the removal of Sycamore trees that line River Road. Bergen County Clerk's Office releases official results from November 6 election. Lines were the longest at Best Buy, H&M and Urban Outfitters at GSP in Paramus. The strength of a child defines the meaning of Thanksgiving.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
White pine tree grown from a seed that flew on the Columbia Space Shuttle was given to New Milford by the N.J. Shade Tree Federation.
The next time you visit the New Milford Public Library, take a moment to look at the tree that has just been planted in the Girl Scout Garden right outside the entrance door. Awarded in a lottery to New Milford by the N.J. Shade Tree Federation, this white pine tree was grown from one of the seeds that flew aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia that launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 4, 1997. The white pine seeds were brought into space by astronaut Gregory Linteris on the 22nd flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the 83rd space shuttle mission. Linteris, who grew up in Demarest and attended Northern Valley Regional High School and Princeton University, was given the seeds by the N.J. Forest Service's Community …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Arbor Day Festivities to be held on Saturday
New Milford has recently been awarded the designation of "Tree City USA" by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters. There will be two signs proclaiming New Milford a "Tree City"-- one at New Bridge Landing and River Road, and the other on Boulevard near the Oradell border. Having a "Tree City USA" sign at the entrance to the community denotes a certain quality of life and is an indication that New Milford is a town that cares about the environment. Steve Perrone, chairman of the Shade Tree Commission, said that he is very proud that New Milford has been named "Tree City USA." "The Commission worked hard to get this designation for New Milford," Perrone said. …