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

The Chester Township DPW will be out milling and patching pot holes 2-3 days per week over the coming weeks. Please be patient as they make their way through the many neighborhoods needing road repairs as a result of a particularly harsh winter.

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The Morris County Mosquito Commission will be starting a dredging project on the Chubb Park Pond with the assistance of the Township’s DPW.  You may have noticed the large excavators parked along the Chubb Park access road this week.   The project is expected to take approximately 7-14 work days and could begin as early […]

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Chester will recognize veterans on “Decoration Day” or as it is better known today “Memorial Day”.  People from the community will gather on Main Street in Chester Borough to watch the procession, listen to inspiring stories, hear moving speeches and lively musical arrays. They will also experience the rattling rifle salute and moving taps as […]

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Chester Township will be picking up appliances containing freon (a/c, refrigerators, etc.) on Thursday, May 21, 2015.  Residents who are interested should contact Mary Edwards at medwards@chestertownship.org or 908-879-5100 x812 and pay the required fee of $25.00 per appliance prior to pick up.  No appliance will be picked up if payment has not been received.  The appliance must be curbside by 7:00 am the morning of May 21st. 

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A Wellness Forum will be held May 6th from 7:00-9:30 pm at the West Morris Central High School library. An opportunity for parents to hear from experienced professionals on the following child and adolescent topics: Helping your Child Succeed; Drugs in the Community; Technology and Today; Advocacy at the Expense of Independence; Mindfulness and the Teen Brain; Experimentation versus Abuse. Presenters: Detective […]

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DEP’S DIVISION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFERS TIPS TO REDUCE ENCOUNTERS WITH BLACK BEARS DURING ACTIVE SPRING PERIOD TRENTON – Having emerged from winter dens, black bears are entering a very active period of the year in search of food, increasing the possibility of encounters with people, especially those living in the “bear country” of  […]

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There will be a dedication ceremony this Sat., April 25 at 2pm at Chubb Park. Chester Township is honoring Len Taylor’s memory and his contributions to Chester Township as a longtime Councilman, by naming the Chubb Park path the ‘Taylor Walking Path.’ Please join Mayor Cogger in celebrating Len’s memory at the dedication. Len’s wife, Lois […]

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The Chester Township Environmental Commission is once again sponsoring a Native Plant Sale. This is our 14th consecutive year for the sale and, as has always been the case, it is not a fundraiser. The sole purposes of the sale are to help reintroduce native plants into our environment and to help educate our citizens about […]

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The Mayor and Council of Chester Township are pleased to report that they’ve been able to hold down a tax rate increase to just $0.01, or approximately $6.65 for the average homeowner in 2015.   The continued slow growth of revenues against cost increases that ran as high as 12% over 2014 meant that a […]

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