CommunityHistory US Army Celebrates 249th Birthday!

US Army Celebrates 249th Birthday!

On June 14, 1775, 249 years ago, the Second Continental Congress founded a united army to bring the 13 colonies together in the fight for independence from Great Britain. The U.S. Army was officially born. The Army was founded just months into the American Revolutionary War and predates the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Over…

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Arts & CultureCommunityTourism MPAC Announces 2024-2025 Season!

MPAC Announces 2024-2025 Season!

MPAC is proud to be Morristown’s home for arts and entertainment for over 30 years. Our exciting 2024-2025 schedule features over 100 performances, with many more to be added throughout the year! Our Season Opening Celebration will take place on September 20th, featuring Broadway and television star Norm Lewis. “Our upcoming 30th season features a lineup that will include old favorites and exciting…

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CommunityLifestyle Morris County Earns AAA Financial Ratings for 49th Consecutive Year

Morris County Earns AAA Financial Ratings for 49th Consecutive Year

Morris County’s financial stability again has been given the highest confidence ranking by Moody’s Investor Services and Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings, both of which issued their AAA ratings of the county finances for the 49th consecutive year. “The AAA issuer rating reflects the county’s strong and diverse economy, very high wealth and resident income, healthy reserve levels, and exceptionally…

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CommunityHistory Veterans and Fallen Honored at Annual Memorial Day Event

Veterans and Fallen Honored at Annual Memorial Day Event

Morris County Distinguished Military Service Medals Presented to 13 Veterans The Morris County Board of County Commissioners presented Distinguished Military Service Medals to 13 veterans at the Morris County Annual Memorial Day Observance ceremony outside the historic county courthouse in Morristown today. State legislators and Congressional office representatives also delivered honors to the veterans whose…

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Arts & CultureCommunity Juneteenth Arts Events in Morristown Ranging from a Public Opening to a Festive Celebration

Juneteenth Arts Events in Morristown Ranging from a Public Opening to a Festive Celebration

(Morristown, NJ, May 2024) — Juneteenth Arts Celebration is a two-day event that brings together four non profit organizations to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. This FREE event celebrates the African American community and offers the public access to local artists, food, dance, music, and other festivities at major cultural venues in Morristown…

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CommunityHistory Municipalities Invited to Support America’s 250th Anniversary

Municipalities Invited to Support America’s 250th Anniversary

The Morris County Economic Development Alliance, the Morris County Tourism Bureau and the Morris County Economic Development Corporation are hosting a complimentary workshop on May 23 to teach municipalities how to become RevolutionNJ (RevNJ) communities to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the United States in 2026. Where: Washington’s Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Place, Morristown When: Thursday, May 23 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. “We…

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