Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Millburn's Downtown Millburn Development Alliance 2013 blueprint was adopted by the township Tuesday.
The $265,928 Downtown Millburn Development Alliance 2013 budget was approved Tuesday night at Millburn's Township Committee meeting. The initial budget was presented at the Feb. 5 meeting by DMDA's current president Gina Colabelli and past president John Buchholz. The budget came in only $9,000 more than last year's $256,060 figure, even with an increase in sidewalk sweeping and maintenance. In the Feb. 5 meeting it was reported, sweeping and maintenance went up to $15,000 from last year's $3,750. Committeeman Thomas McDermott also noted in the February meeting the DMDA saved $65,000 because of a reorganization.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Former Downtown Millburn Development Alliance Executive Director, Lisa Hackett, will run the South Orange Village Center Alliance.
The South Orange Village Center Alliance has a new director to go with its new look and logo. Lisa Hackett takes the helm as Executive Director on Tuesday. Hackett served until fall as Downtown Millburn Development Alliance Executive Director. The South Orange Village Center Alliance Tuesday released the following: The Board of Directors of the new South Orange Village Center Alliance has announced the results of their comprehensive search for an Executive Director. Lisa Hackett, a long-time local area resident who was most recently the Executive Director of the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA), begins in her new role today. “We had some incredibly talented professionals apply for the position,” said Board Chair Matt Glass…
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Comings and goings in downtown Millburn; merchants hopeful that new businesses mean things are looking up.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series about Millburn and Short Hills businesses called What's in Store. Check back tomorrow for a story on the restaurant opening up this fall at the Short Hills Train Station. The recession and a high unemployment rate in the last few years have been tough on businesses everywhere and downtown Millburn is no exception. But despite the loss of numerous businesses and the nagging feeling among some residents that too many stores have closed leaving empty storefronts, several new stores have recently opened up and new ones like Red Mango frozen yogurt and Flywheel Sports indoor cycling gym are on the way. “Shops come and go. Some make it some don’t. That’s the nature of downtown,” says Peter Nalitt, a …