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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
Morris Needs Poll Workers for November Election

Morris Needs Poll Workers for November Election

One day employees will receive $200 for 14-hour shift.
Parsippany OKs $7.8M for Capital Improvement Projects

Parsippany OKs $7.8M for Capital Improvement Projects

More than $7.2M to be bonded out.
Parsippany Buys Late Councilman's Home, Will Use as EMS Offices

Parsippany Buys Late Councilman's Home, Will Use as EMS Offices

Council votes unanimously to acquire former home of James Vigilante.
Morris County to Observe Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Morris County to Observe Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Sunday, Sept. 7 to mark 13th memorial event in Parsippany.
$34M Bid Awarded For Greystone Hospital Demolition, Restoration

$34M Bid Awarded For Greystone Hospital Demolition, Restoration

Efforts to preserve Morris County landmark go by the wayside.
Watch Governor Chris Christie Get Doused in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Governor Chris Christie Get Doused in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Garden State's leader nominates U.S. Senator, television host and Facebook CEO to take the next challenge.
Parsippany Eyes Late Councilman's $599K Property for New EMS Building

Parsippany Eyes Late Councilman's $599K Property for New EMS Building

Governing body could pass ordinance in August to acquire lot currently owned by estate of James Vigilante.
Greystone Not Addressed by Freeholders Despite Recent Preservation Interest

Greystone Not Addressed by Freeholders Despite Recent Preservation Interest

Wrecking ball on Morris County landmark inches closer.
Parsippany May Rename Street to ‘Brand’ Health Tech Company

Parsippany May Rename Street to ‘Brand’ Health Tech Company

Ordinance approval would change Interpark Drive to IMS Drive.
Accomplished Astronaut, Parsippany's Native Son to be Honored With Plaque

Accomplished Astronaut, Parsippany's Native Son to be Honored With Plaque

Garrett Reisman will be honored by the township on Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.
Freeholder Wants to See Developer's Proposal on Greystone Before Demolition

Freeholder Wants to See Developer's Proposal on Greystone Before Demolition

Morris County's governing body expected to pass resolution asking state to consider private takeover of historic landmark.
Greystone Demolition Could Begin Before End of 2014

Greystone Demolition Could Begin Before End of 2014

Bids being garnered by state through end of summer, report says.
5 Months of Deer Hunting Coming to County Parks in Parsippany

5 Months of Deer Hunting Coming to County Parks in Parsippany

County-wide management program to allow hunting on various parks in Morris.
$140M Greystone Reconstruction Proposal Pushed Back by State

$140M Greystone Reconstruction Proposal Pushed Back by State

Kirkbride Building not a viable project, report says.
Parsippany Becomes First NJ Town to Formally Oppose Pilgrim Pipeline

Parsippany Becomes First NJ Town to Formally Oppose Pilgrim Pipeline

Governing body passes resolution; residents look for county to do the same.
5 Parsippany Teens Represent American Legion at Annual Jersey Boys State

5 Parsippany Teens Represent American Legion at Annual Jersey Boys State

More than 900 New Jersey high school students create mythical government in 69th program.
Enter Sandman: Parsippany Announces Hiring of New Business Administrator

Enter Sandman: Parsippany Announces Hiring of New Business Administrator

Ellen Sandman leaves Mendham after six years to take on role in Parsippany-Troy Hills.
Should High School Coaches Be Allowed to Stay After Teaching Retirement?

Should High School Coaches Be Allowed to Stay After Teaching Retirement?

Two Middlesex County assembly members sponsor bill that would bring coaches back after classroom retirement without hindering pension payments.
Former Two-Term Parsippany Mayor To Be Honored With Plaque

Former Two-Term Parsippany Mayor To Be Honored With Plaque

John Fahy led the township in the 1970s and died in town in 2013.
Parsippany Town Hall Goes Silent on Website’s Financial Records Request

Parsippany Town Hall Goes Silent on Website’s Financial Records Request

Six unnamed employees overpaid in 2013, report says.