Can you hear it? The sound of leaves falling and temperatures dropping? Well, it may not be autumn yet, but when you look at the calendar it’s pretty surprising how fast the summer is going by!
It was another news-filled week in Washington Township. Let’s take a look at the bigger stories. Click on the headline for the full article.
It’s been talked about and planned for more than a decade, and not it is upon us. The complete replacement of the Newburgh Road Bridge will take place beginning on or around Sept. 3, and the road will be closed for up to a year. Plan your alternate routes now!
New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s bi-annual report of best towns to live in New Jersey was published this week, and Washington Township made its mark. The westernmost town in Morris County came in 46 out of 514. See how the decision was made and which neighboring towns hit the list.
At the West Morris Regional Board of Education meeting this week, Superintendent Mackey Pendergrast presented a group of data showing Central and Mendham High Schools rise in academic achievement over the past half decade. The numbers were impressive, and Pendergrast is pushing for more.
A nonprofit organization in Maryland came together over the past few Fridays to hold fundraisers for Joshua Adickes and his police officer colleague who died in a plane crash on June 30. The group raised more than $6,000 to give to the families of the fallen.
A scary incident unfolded at the Walmart store in Mt. Olive recently, when employees observed a Hackettstown man use his cell phone camera to take a picture up a woman’s skirt without her knowledge. The man was tracked down after leaving the store and arrested.