Letter from Mayor Hoven Regarding COVID-2019

March 13, 2020 — We are currently living in a time that we never imagined. The uncertainty and fear of the effects of the COVID-19 virus has definitely made all of us rethink our daily actions and learn to adapt and be flexible to what seems to be a constantly changing flow of information. Remote learning, remote working, canceled events and travel plans all lead to an uneasy peace of mind. (more…)

Raritan Headwaters’ 30th Annual Stream Cleanup

The Raritan Headwaters Association is looking for volunteers for their Raritan Headwaters’ 30th Annual Stream Cleanup on Saturday, April 18. Join this environmentally critical event which eliminates 16 tons of trash and recycling each year from polluting the water supply. Choose a site from our interactive map and sign up for a morning of meaningful work that will connect you to your community and the environment. (more…)

Morris County Mosquito Commission 2020 Information Packet

The Division of Mosquito Control has the goal of reducing the number of nuisance and disease-transmitting mosquitoes within the County. It employs a number of techniques to provide this service to residents with minimal impact on the environment. The program conducts extensive monitoring (mosquito surveillance) to determine the number and types (species) of mosquitoes present before any work is carried out. (more…)

JCP&L Line Clearing: January 2020

Beginning on or about Thursday, January 2, 2020, contractors will be performing line-clearance tree trimming in our community along JCP&L rights-of-way out of the Mt. Fern Substation. This work will include the routine trimming of limbs to provide 4 years of clearance from the electric wires and removal of limbs overhanging the 3 phase electric lines. All tree removals are performed on accordance with JCP&L’s easement rights or otherwise with the written consent of the property owner. (more…)

Winter 2020 Recreation Programs

Winter 2020 Recreation Programs Include A Free Fashion Workshop for Kids & Teens, Bricks for Kids Lego Model Building, Video Game Design for Grades 3-6, T’ai Chi Chih Classes, Drawing Classes for Kids, Learn to Sew & Create for kids, World of Design, Mad Science for Kids and Adult Yoga. See flyers for details. (more…)

Chester Borough Petition Public Notice Requirements

Please take notice that the Highlands Council is accepting written public comment on the Borough of Chester’s Amended Petition for Plan Conformance for designation of the Chester Borough Highlands Center through Monday, December 16, 2019. The Amended Petition is available for review both in the offices of the Highlands Council and on the Chester Borough page of the Council website: www.nj.gov/njhighlands/planconformance/chester_boro.html. (more…)