Chester Township is participating in a community residential energy aggregation program to offer reduce residential rates to our residents. This is an opt-out program; an information kit has been mailed to every residence in the Township explaining the program. Click here to read the letter that was mailed. The program is being managed by an outside […]
The Chester Historical Society is kicking off 2020 with a new display on the history of the Glenlora site, from 1713 to 2019. The displays are at the Chester Library and will be shown throughout the month of January. “The displays are image rich, colorful, and informative. The display on the art wall closest to […]
Curbside Christmas tree pickup will be during the week of January 13th, weather permitting. Please make sure your tree is free of tinsel and ornaments. Trees will not be picked up after the 17th.
Chester Township, NJ – Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that Chester Township has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification. Chester Township is one of 83 towns that attained certification in 2019 and was honored at the Sustainable Jersey awards luncheon on Tuesday, November 19 in Atlantic City. Jim Duffy, a member of the Chester […]
Some residents have been asking if the ice on the Chubb Park pond is safe for skating. The Chester Township Parks Commission is monitoring the ice thickness. They have let us know that the pond is NOT safe for skating at this time. When it is safe for skating, they will make an announcement which […]
COUNTY TRANSIT PROGRAM FOR SENIORS AND DISABLED RESIDENTS AND VETERANS MAKING CHANGES TO IMPROVE SYSTEM GOALS: IMPROVED EFFICIENCY, MORE RIDES AND FLEXIBILITY The Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) will offer a new, upgraded ride appointment system starting on Dec. 17, with a goal of increasing efficiency to provide more rides for county residents and a […]
Please be advised that Ordinance 2019-14, dissolving the Township Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment and establishing a new Land Use Board, which was introduced at the December 3 Council meeting, will not be considered for adoption at the December 17 Council meeting. The mayor has requested that the Council instead move to stay […]
State DEP Warns Deer Are Active and a Danger on Roads — Especially as Daylight Savings Time Ends Morris County drivers are urged to use extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier. White-tailed deer become more active during mating season, also known as the […]
From Recreation Director Ashley White: “The Chester Borough and Chester Township Recreation departments have joined together to form one department that will serve residents in the Chester area. As the Recreation Director for both municipalities, my goal is to enhance the lives of residents through increased recreation programming, special events, and wellness initiatives. I join […]
Morris County Office of Emergency Management is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan. The goal of the plan is to identify projects that can reduce damage from future hazards. Take the survey here.