Top 10 Most Read Stories in April

The stories on Madison Patch that were viewed the most.

1. New Math Teaching Method Coming to Madison Schools

A math teaching method based on the curriculum widely used in Singapore is coming to Madison elementary schools starting next year.

2. 'Stealth' Tax Hike Could Be Adjusted

The amount of taxes collected each year for Madison's Open Space, Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund is poised to increase by about $260,000 unless the Borough Council acts.

3. Madison Climbs in 'Best High Schools' Rankings

Madison High School ranks No. 27 among the "Best High Schools" in New Jersey on a list published by U.S. News and World Report.

4. Underage Drinking in Homes Could Bring Penalties

Madison's governing body has unanimously introduced an ordinance that would prohibit underage drinking on private property and set penalties, including fines and the possible suspension or postponement of driving privileges, for those caught violating the proposed law.


Republican voters in Madison will have a choice when they head to the polls for the primary election in June.

6. Underage Drinking Law OK'd With Drew U. Input

A law that prohibits underage drinking on private property with some exceptions won't take effect until after Drew University's May 17 commencement because of concerns the law could give students pause when considering calling for medical help if needed.

7. Madison Townwide Garage Sale Planned

A Madison townwide garage sale could help send children affected by Superstorm Sandy to summer camp.


A gallery of photos from Monday's fundraiser for the Madison Rotary Club, Madison Chamber of Commerce, and Downtown Development Commission.

9. Madison Budget Adopted With 4-2 Vote

The 2013 budget was the first budget adopted without a tie-breaking vote from the mayor since 2010.


Madison resident Marcia Postallian has dreamed of running the Boston Marathon and qualified for the race this year, but did not go because of an injury.


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