JCP&L Complaints, House Fire, Election Top Montville News

Hundreds of residents remained without power this week as a nor'easter made its way to Montville.

Montville officials grew frustrated by what they deemed a lack of good communication by JCP&L this week as hundreds of residents remained without power.

Kostka Wins Second Term on Township Committee

Republican Montville Township Commiteeman Don Kostka was reelected to his seat during Tuesday's election. He was challenged by Democrat Mike O'Brien.

Fire Rips Through Lake Valhalla Home

Montville police and fire officials responded to a house fire in a Lake Valhalla neighborhood that remained without power Tuesday. Officials were able to put out the fire, but the cause remained unknown.

Mayor Tim Braden said the information provided to the township by the utility company was not a fair representation of when and where in Montville the linemen were working. A spokesman for the company responded and said the numbers provided for how many residents would have power restored are based on estimates.

Residents in some parts of Montville waited longer than others to have their power come back. Frustration grew as many were more than 10 days without it.

Montville Officials Prepare for 'Major Winter Storm'

Though no damage was reported in the township following Wednesday's nor'easter, officials treated the storm as if it would be a major winter event.

Montville Helping Montville: CT Ships 8 Boxes of Food

Our "sister" site in Connecticut organized a donation drive to collect food and non-perishables to mail to the township. Eight full boxes of items were shipped to Montville Wednesday.

joe November 11, 2012 at 12:07 PM
dont feel bad....lincoln park has a shelter but the mayor did not open it up to us...only for cell charging and warming up....its a shame how the mayor treats his town,yet no investagation of why the shelter was not open,i smell a cover-up......i guess they only open it up when it floods but dont you think this storm was just as bad considering temptures were dropping.....i wish someone would look into this


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