Municipal offices will be closed for the holiday.
MORNING BOOK CLUB @ Chester Library
Tuesday, February 20 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
The Chester Library Morning Book Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Books are selected by recommendations from members. Please call Mary Murphy on 879-7612 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining.
The Chester Borough Council will meet jointly with the Chester Township Council at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Chester Borough Municipal Building, 50 North Road, Chester, New Jersey. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the 2018 Budget requests with the Fire Company, First Aid Squad and Library, and any other matters that may arise.
Immediately after the joint meeting, the Chester Borough Council will have its regular meeting. Agenda can be found under ‘Minutes & Agendas’
Garbage and Recycling collection takes place every Wednesday.
Bulk Items care collected every Wednesday. Please put out with your garbage and make sure stickers are attached.
Metal Collection takes place once a month on the fourth Thursday.
Garbage stickers are required for additional garbage that will not fit into your Borough issued green garbage can. These stickers are $2 each. Bulk stickers are required for all large items and based upon the size, vary in cost from $5, $10 and $15, and must be purchased before 1:00 pm on Monday for a Wednesday bulk pick-up. All stickers are available for sale at the municipal building during the hours of 8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday.
Waste questions can be directed to: email@example.com. These include questions regarding scheduling a pick-up, missed pick-ups and replacement cans.
Billing inquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. See our Trash & Recycling page for bulk pick-up form.
CHESS CLUB @ Chester Library
Wednesday, February 21 @ 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM
Learn tips from a chess instructor and have fun playing other students at this monthly program. For students who would like to learn chess and players who want to improve their skills! Best for students in grades 2 – 8. Register at www.chesterlib.org.
Municipal Court starts at 6:00pm.
Violation Bureau hours Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (closed for lunch)
Summer hours Monday – Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm; Friday 8:00am-1:00pm
PAWS READING BUDDIES @ Chester Library
Wednesday, February 21 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Children gain confidence while reading to trained therapy dogs. Bring a favorite book or borrow one of ours. Pick up a PAWS reading log and get a stamp every time you read with a dog — when your booklet is full get a free book! Register at www.chesterlib.org.
“IT’S ALL ABOUT CHOCOLATE” PROGRAM AND TASTING
Tuesday, February 27 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Come to Chester Library and embark on a chocolate journey led by chocolatier Mike Canzano of J. Emanuel Chocolatier in Chester. Our program will begin with a free tasting of different types of chocolate. Mr. Canzano will then discuss uses and sources of chocolate and show examples of molds used in the store. Registration preference given to Chester residents. Register at www.chesterlib.org.