Morris Plains Borough Weekly Update
Friday, June 18, 2021

Upcoming Municipal Meetings

6/24 Recreation Commission Meeting


Other Upcoming Dates

6/19 All Seasons Garden Club Plant Sale (extended)
6/19 Pool Opening Day
6/26 Family Day


Meeting notices and agendas will be published

Building Re-Openings
Morris Plains Borough Hall and Annex Buildings are open to the Public as of June 7th on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30am-4:30pm. We will resume regular business hours on July 1st
The drop/lock box will still be available in the lobby.
 
The Community Center is now open to the public Monday as of June 14th Monday through Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm.
New Website Launch
Our new website has launched! Please visit morrisplainsboro.org
Please direct any feedback to webmaster@morrisplainsboro.org
At the Market This Week
Saturday, June 19th the Morris Plains Farmer's Market will welcome our newest vendor - Karen from Pies and Quiches. Check it out!

Ort Farms has the most delicious strawberries - the season is short so don't miss out - also for asparagus and shell peas. If you don't get to the market early, you'll miss out on the freshest breads, croissants and scones. We still have our reliable Pickles & Olives, Paolo's Kitchen and Zabka Polish foods.  

This week our guests will be Burning Love Organics. Chai Lake Design, Ragz Crochet, Eileen Bodnar

MP Ed. Foundation selling tickets to the Morris Plains Garden Tour.  

And, the All Seasons Garden Club will be returning for an encore - these are home grown plants and creative pottery. See you Saturday!



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Plant Sale Extended to this Saturday!
Morris Plains Senior Citizens "Dial a Ride"
Need a ride to the doctor, grocery store or library? 

Free transportation to local establishments, within a 10-mile radius, is available to Morris Plains Borough senior citizens from 9am to 1pm, Monday through Friday. 

Please call Morris Plains resident, Mark Allen, at 1-855-812-5942 to book an appointment. 
Please provide at least 3 days notice. 
Passengers must wear a mask and be able to get in and out of van without assistance.

Please share this information with MP families and neighbors that may not have access to the Borough's online resources. 
FALL SOCCER REGISTRATION IS OPEN THROUGH JULY 31st
PreK Clinic (Ages 3 - Kindergarten) 
8-week clinic run by professional trainers 

1st - 4th Grade Rec League 
8-week season run by volunteer coaches  

Borough's Bravest Project
We invite all veterans, families of a veteran, or current service members that resided in Morris Plains to submit an application to obtain a banner, hung from the light poles along Speedwell Ave honoring our bravest residents. Please provide the following application, along with a portrait from service. These banners will be hung during the month of November, annually, recognizing Veteran’s day. We also invite sponsors for this important project. Please visit the town website for applications.
The annual Market Street Mission (MSM) 5K Race for Recovery is ON! MSM has been hard at work planning a SAFE and fun LIVE event experience for Saturday, July 3rd, at Central Park in Parsippany.  A VIRTUAL 5K will also be offered between July 2 -4th for those more comfortable running or walking from home. The event begins at 9:00am and includes a 5K Race, a 2 mile or 1 mile Freedom Walk and a Kids Fun Run. You can expect a welcoming and scenic, socially distanced, environment with tunes from a DJ, refreshments, Raffle Prizes and souvenir t-shirts.    Proceeds from the event will support the programs of the Market Street Mission which ministers to the hungry, homeless and those struggling with addiction in Northern New Jersey.  
WANTED: Senior Athletes to Participate in the 2021 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games



Resident donations are always appreciated at Interfaith Food Pantry and Resource Center - (mcifp.org).

211 is a vital service that connects millions of people to help each year. To get expert, caring help, call 211 or visit Visit 211.org
Municipal Court Update

In an effort to maintain public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the municipal court will continue to host remote virtual court sessions.  Please contact us to schedule a proceeding and/or provide updated personal information.   
If you are disputing a traffic ticket and do not wish to appear in court, many cases are now eligible for review through the Online Municipal Case Resolution System at njmcdirect.com. You may select the option for case dispute and enter your ticket information.  Eligible traffic tickets will be reviewed by the prosecutor and you will be notified with their recommendation. 
Our office is here to serve you during the hours of 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday.   You may call the court to schedule an appointment at 973-538-4019. We are committed to delivering exceptional customer service in "The Community of Caring" and strive to provide a satisfying court experience for all.   

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