Kindergarten Issue, New 'Dining Room' Top News
Washington Township has higher median income than Morris County average.
We said goodbye to February and hello to March this week, and there was plenty of news to be had–and just as many opinions from readers. Here’s a list of our biggest stories of the week.
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The Washington Township Schools Board of Education unveiled a three-scenario approach at its regular meeting this week, all of which included implementation of full day kindergarten in the district for the first time in history. Residents are split on the subject, and a meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5 to explain more about the program.
Census data showed Morris County is one of the wealthiest counties in the country, and Washington Township’s median income is above that of the county’s average. See the map of your town and how it’s broken down into income and rent statistics here.
The owners of Restaurant Village have decided to remake Splash Restaurant and give it a new look. It just needed “something,” said marketing director Andrea Maletta-Bussel. The new restaurant is currently scheduled to open March 12.
Washington Township Mayor Ken Short updated residents recently on efforts made between the municipality and JCP&L, along with the Board of Public Utilities, in the four months since Hurricane Irene devastated the area.
A Netcong resident lost control of his car Tuesday night on Pleasant Grove Road and snapped a utility pole, police said. The driver sustained minor injuries, but the pole had to be replaced and traffic went down to one lane on the roadway until the fix was made.