Councilman Bows Out, Police Contract Affirmed Top Local News

A look at the week's top stories in Madison.

Madison Borough Councilman Don Links has stepped down from his re-election campaign for health reasons, and Carmen Pico, who waged a write-in campaign in the Republican primary, will join John Hoover on the ballot in November, the Madison Republican Committee said.

The New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission has affirmed an arbitration award for a Madison police union contract that is retroactive to 2010 and the governing body plans to discuss its options next week whether it will try another appeal, officials said.

Madison scholars returned to school Thursday. These photos captured some of the excitement of the first day.

Two Madison merchants are finding that sharing a store space lowers their operating costs while providing greater flexibility to take time off and offering their customers a wider selection of products.

A man in a red tow truck offered a girl a ride on Greenwood Avenue in Madison on Tuesday, police said.

Florham Park police posted information about the possible attempted luring incident on their Facebook page, saying the vehicle, which had white lettering, was last seen headed toward Florham Park.


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