Estimated Tax Bills (Q3 2020)

The State of New Jersey has extended the adoption its budget until September 30 due to the Coronavirus, and as a result, towns have not yet received a certified tax rate. It was recommended by the State of New Jersey to issue estimated bills for the 3rd quarter taxes, which are due August 1st with a 10 day grace period. (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…)

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Information & Resources

Governor Murphy Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order, Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses. 
COVID-19 is a respiratory infection caused by a novel (new) virus that arose from the area of Wuhan, China in December, 2019. Most of the early cases of this illness were linked to a large seafood and animal market suggesting possible animal-to-person spread of the virus. The market closed on January 2, 2020 as part of the investigation and response to this outbreak. Once a person is infected, the virus causes respiratory illness. Outbreaks of novel virus infections among people are always of public health concern. The risk from these outbreaks depends on the characteristics of the virus, including how well it spreads between people, the severity of the resulting illness, and the medical or other measures available to control the impact of the virus (for example, medications or vaccines).

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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…)

Bernards Township Health Department Confirms First Case of NOVEL Coronavirus in Chester Borough

The Bernards Township Health Department Confirms First Case of Novel Coronavirus in Chester Borough, (March 29, 2020) – The Bernards Township Health Department, in conjunction with NJ Department of Health (NJDOH) has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in Chester Borough. To date, 442 cases of COVID-19 are confirmed in Morris County 11,124 cases have been identified in New Jersey. (more…)

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