A Letter From Mayor Hoven: June 29, 2020

I hope that this letter finds each of you healthy and returning somewhat to a normal routine. 2020 has certainly challenged us to shift our habits in ways never imagined. As I write this letter, distance education is coming to a close, churches can once again open their doors, “non-essential” retail and restaurants are about to re-open to the public, although be it at a limited capacity and the pool staff is preparing to open the Chester Area Pool. Indoor recreation and gyms are still closed. I ask that you please support our local businesses the best that you can. (more…)

Remembering Larry Maysey

Memorial Day is one of the most solemn traditions of the United States of America. On this day we remember and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. This year, because of restrictions on gatherings due to the COVID-19 emergencies, municipalities will not be holding their customary ceremonies, but we as citizens still should have our own moment of quiet reflection. (more…)

A Letter From Mayor Hoven Regarding Property Taxes

I hope this letter finds you well and coping the best we all can during this truly life changing time. As I write this, there have been six of our fellow residents confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19. The disruption to our lives, whether it be to the closing of the schools and offices, the loss or furloughing of a job, the loss of a loved one, and the uncomfortable feeling that life as we have known it may be permanently altered, make for a feeling uncertain apprehension. The bright side is that we live in an extraordinary caring community and look out for one another the best we can. We will get through this together and come out stronger on the other side. (more…)

Safety, Sanitizing and Social Distancing

Safety, Sanitizing and Social Distancing. The New Jersey Poison Control Center Urges Safe Use of COVID Prevention Products.

WARNING: The New Jersey Poison Control Center warns of a surge in calls related to chemical products used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Products must only be used according to the directions on the label – misuse can result in potentially dangerous health effects. If you have questions or an emergency regarding something you ate, touched or smelled, immediately contact the medical professionals at the New Jersey Poison Control Center, 1-800-222-1222 (24/7, free, confidential, information in any language). (more…)

Governor Murphy Announces Postponement of June 2nd Primary Elections until July 7th

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 120, postponing primary elections on Tuesday, June 2nd to Tuesday, July 7th in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  This includes primaries for President, the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, the 25th District of the New Jersey Legislature, and county and municipal elections, as well as county committee elections.  Last month, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 105, which delayed certain elections set to take place in March and April until May 12th. (more…)

A Message from Village ShopRite

Thank you to everyone for their understanding, patience and support as we navigate this unique and challenging time. The well-being of our Associates and Guests continues to remain our most important priority, and we wanted to take a moment to quickly share all we’re doing to keep our communities safe as well as ask for your help in communicating some other helpful messages to our neighbors. (more…)

Postcards from the Superintendent of Elections were sent to Chester Borough voters
indicating that the voting location in the Borough is 1 Parker Road. THIS IS INCORRECT!
Chester Borough voting location is the Municipal Building at 50 North Road.
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