Monday, February 25, 2013
Here is a list of ways to live a greener lifestyle, plus some resources to help you go green right here in Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains.
If you aren’t ready to throw some solar panels on the roof and ditch your power company, but would like to save some money by living a greener life, here are 20 tips to help you get started. Around the house: 1. Buy food, including spices and flour, in bulk. You’ll save money and reduce the amount of packaging that goes in the trash. BJ's or Costco offer bulk food options. 2. Make sure your thermostat is set properly. Lowering the default settings during the summer and at night could save you almost $200 a year, according to Energy Star. More tips at energystar.gov. 3. Insulate your hot water heater. To see if you need to insulate, touch your heater. If it is warm to the touch, it needs additional insulation. You will lower your water …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Tell us what you love most about the town you call home.
Whether it’s the local schools, the bakery, or the proximity from home to a night out with some live music, everyone has something they love about their community. Even though Valentine's Day is over, love is still in the air and we want to hear from you about what you love most about Morristown and what makes it so special. Please post comments and pictures here to show us all your favorite things about Morristown!
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Public will have chance to speak on parking vote and town council will consider amending liquor license so that George & Martha's can have an outdoor tent on St. Patrick's Day.
Morristown resident Bryan Mills, who allegedly severely beat a man in front of the American Legion on Abbett Avenue in January, is scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Morristown this week. The apparent victim of the attack was hospitalized for a fractured skull and broken nose and remained so during Mill's first court appearance on Jan. 30. Mills has served in prison in the past for incidents in 1998. Mills also pleaded guilty in 2003 to allegedly shooting a man in the face over a dispute over a cigarette. Mills is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday. Come back to Morristown Patch later in the week for follow-up coverage. The Morristown Council will hold a public hearing this week before considering whether amending the local …