Federal judge rejects Morristown councilwoman’s challenge to New Jersey primary system

Morristown Councilwoman Rebecca Feldman is running for Assembly as an Independent. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

A federal judge has shot down a challenge to New Jersey’s closed primaries from a coalition of unaffiliated voters that includes Morristown Council President Rebecca Feldman.

Candle suspected in Morris Township fire, police say

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They’re meant to chase bugs away. But sometimes they back-fire…

Morristown street closures: Chestnut on Aug. 19, Ridgedale, Aug. 20-21

Detours for Ridgedale Avenue, Aug. 20 and 21, 2014.

Note these detours if you want to avoid traffic headaches on Ridgedale Avenue this week.

Barking at Iraq, with Janie and MG cartoonist Paul Laud

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Iraq’s former prime minister takes a turn in the hot seat with Janie this week.

Casino Royale Night at St. Peter’s in Morristown, Sept. 6

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Feeling lucky? Mark your calendar for Casino Royale Night at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown.

Morristown soup kitchen preaches good nutrition at St. Peter’s summer camp

Volunteers serve youths at St. Peter's bible camp as part of "Growing Healthy Kids" program. Photo by Layston Badham

A recent morning found the summer day camp at St. Peter’s ‘Growing Healthy Kids,’ with help from the Community Soup Kitchen and Walmart.

A jazzy afternoon on the Green, through the lens of Jeff Sovelove

GETTING A TAN...make that a sunburst, at the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Jeff Sovelove

A front-row seat to the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest, courtesy of MG contributor Jeff Sovelove.

Sizzling hot: Headliner Matt Schofield and setup man Mikey Junior, at the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest

Matt Schofield at the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The weather was comfortable…but the stage glowed red-hot for the blues portion of the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival.

Scenes from the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest: Bucky Pizzarelli & friends, and Winard Harper and Jeli Posse

ENCORE! The crowd applauds the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Bucky Pizzarelli &friends, and Winard Harper and Jeli Posse are featured in these photos from the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest. More to come.

Another picture-perfect Jazz & Blues Fest in Morristown

Nilson Matta of Trio da Paz performs at the 2014 Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Here are scenes from the opening set by Trio da Paz at Saturday’s Morristown Jazz & Blues Fest. More photos and video are coming.