Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930
908-879-5100

The Morris Co. Parks Commission recently resurfaced the West Morris Greenway Trail in Chester from the parking area on Pleasant Hill Rd. to the 0.75 mile-marker. This 5-mile trail continues to Randolph. Though not ADA compliant, the level stone dust surface has mitigated the problem conditions of ruts, roots, & rocks. Flooded areas have new […]

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COGGER/YOUNG FARM IS MORRIS COUNTY’S 136TH PRESERVED FARM The Morris County Agriculture Development Board permanently enrolled the 12-acre Cogger Farm, a vegetable farm in Chester Township, into the county’s farmland preservation program.  It is the 26th farm in Chester Township property to enroll in the county preservation program, and the 136th preserved farm in Morris […]

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From JCP&L: FirstEnergy Transmission Vegetation Management is currently conducting its Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol.  We are scheduled to complete this patrol in the JCP&L region between July 6 and July 10, 2015.  Our patrols consist of two Transmission Forestry personnel that accompany the pilot in order to identify any conditions warranting further inspection from […]

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Route 206 to be Closed in Mount Olive Starting July 6 for Bridge Replacement Project The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced that Route 206 is scheduled to be closed and detoured for at least 10 days, starting July 6, to replace the bridge over Drakes Brook in Mount Olive. Beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, […]

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Due to the July 4th holiday, Blue Diamond will not be picking up trash on Wednesday. Instead, they will pick up trash on Thursday. In addition, the regular recycling pickup will be delayed by a day. Instead of pickup on Friday, this week it will be picked up on Saturday morning.

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Effective July 9th – August 31st Town Hall will be closing at 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. Offices will be open at 8:30 a.m. instead of 9:00 Monday through Friday and close at 5:00 p.m. instead of 4:30 on Monday and Wednesday.

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On or about Monday June 25th the following road or roads will begin to be milled and paved: Walton Way, Fieldcrest Rd., and Old Mine Drift Please be advised that the milling operations will take 2 to 3 days, and paving will take 2 days.  It is important to note that there will be a traffic ban […]

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Morris Residents’ Alert: DEP Offers Safety Tips as Black Bears Enter Active Spring Period Intentional Feeding of Bears is Dangerous and Illegal and Carries a Fine of $1,000. Black Bear in skunk cabbage. DEP photo Property owners and outdoor enthusiasts in Morris County and across “bear country” in Northwest Jersey should be armed with safety […]

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Morris County Residents Asked to Join the Battle Against Mosquitoes Remove Standing Water from Your Property A very wet spring created an environment in many parts of Morris County that is quite conducive to the breeding of mosquitoes, which are causing a major nuisance for residents. This Spring, county mosquito control teams tackled heavy mosquito breeding […]

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