Power Outage, Acting Chief Appointment Top Local News
A look at some of the week's top stories in Madison.
Lt. Darren Dachisen was appointed acting chief of the Madison Police Department at this week's Borough Council meeting.
Power was restored to downtown Madison around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday after authorities said an issue with a JCP&L feeder line through Chatham knocked out power throughout the borough for about an hour and a half.
A bear was sighted in the area of Woodland and Cross Gates roads in Madison on Tuesday, and borough police asked residents to "please leave the bear alone."
The Borough Council held off on holding a public hearing and vote on an ordinance amending regulations and fees for peddlers and solicitors, which would have doubled the yearly license fee for mobile food vendors to $1,000, at its meeting Wednesday.
When David Kubach opened a new deli on Park Avenue in Madison around the beginning of May, his marketing strategy involved about $1,000 worth of sandwiches.