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Rides for Seniors Transportation Assistance Program (pdf)
The Tri-Town 55+ Coalition has launched a new “Rides for Seniors” pilot program to help residents 65 years of age and older living in the Chathams and Madison schedule transportation for medical appointments, errands, or pleasure. The Tri-Town 55+ Coalition will subsidize each one-way trip, up to 15 miles, at a cost of only $5. Registration is now open and easy to do by phone or online.
National Poison Prevention Week March 19-25, 2017 (pdf)
National Poison Prevention Week, March 19th-25th, is dedicated to raising awareness about poisoning and the public's health, from prevention to treatment and outreach. Drug overdose deaths, including those from prescription and heroin remain at epidemic proportions in both New Jersey and the nation, and continue to rise.
Plastic Bags Reduction and Recycling Program
The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission will be conducting a plastic bag recycling drive during the months of March through August. Residents can deposit their “bag of bags” and other plastic film materials into specially-marked bins located at the Borough’s Recycling Depot, 99 Summit Avenue, open Saturdays 9am-12noon. The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission has set a goal to collect 500 pounds of plastic bags and, if successful, will receive a bench made of recycled materials from Trex.
Curbside Collection of Bundled Brush Rescheduled to the First Monday in April (pdf)
Due to the weather, the Department of Public Works has rescheduled the curbside collection of bundled brush to Monday, April 3, 2017 (first Monday in April). Any brush to be collected should be bundled, tied and placed at the curb by 7:30am Monday, April 3rd.
JCP&L to begin Tree Trimming Operations in mid-March (pdf)
JCP&L has announced that Jaflo Tree Company will begin tree trimming operations in mid-March on the 34.5kv sub-transmission lines out of the Traynor substation located on Chatham Road.
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month (pdf)
Learn more about the signs of problem gambling and how you can help someone in need.
Free Snow Removal For Eligible Chatham Seniors, As Needed, Throughout the 2017 Winter Season
The Chatham Senior Center, in partnership with Chatham High School students and the Chatham Safe Routes to Schools Committee, is offering FREE snow removal from walkways and sidewalks for eligible seniors and disabled persons. To learn more about the program, please contact Pam Mansfield at srcenterpam@comcast.net or 973-635-4565.
Remain Safe and Healthy During the Winter Months (pdf)
Slips and falls significantly increase along with the risk of frost bite, frost nip, heart attack, and hypothermia during our cold and icy winter months. Learn what you can do to remain safe and healthy during severe winter weather conditions.
When Winter Weather Hits, Have a Plan and Be Prepared (pdf)
Winter storms bring seasonal challenges at home and on the road. Take time to prepare yourself and your family in advance of tomorrow’s forecasted winter storm. Here are some tips...
2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report (pdf)
The Chatham Borough Water Utility's Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is now available. The report is designed to enhance consumer understanding of our community’s drinking water supply and to improve awareness of the need to protect our precious water resources. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water.
Residents Are Reminded to be Aware of AARP Solicitations for Water Service Line Repair Coverage Plans (pdf)
Borough officials have learned that AARP is marketing to its members exterior water service repair coverage plans through HomeServe, an independent company. This is not a Borough program.
Be Prepared for Potential Power Outages During Stormy Weather (pdf)
Power outages are possible during severe weather. JCP&L reminds its customers to prepare for potential power outages before they happen.
Chatham Borough Board of Health President Honored (pdf)
The New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association presented its 2016 Board of Health Member of the Year Award (the Christopher Saccenti Award) to Lisa DeRosa, President, Chatham Board of Health, for exceptional service to public health.
NJ Register Ready OEM Special Needs Registry (pdf)
When a disaster strikes, Chatham Borough OEM wants to ensure that Borough residents with medical and access needs are identified so that help can be provided when time matters most. Sign up to NJ Register Ready.
Chatham Borough Police Department Recognized by AAA Northeast for Excellence in Traffic Safety (pdf)
Congratulations to Traffic Officer Roy George for receiving the 2016 AAA Traffic Safety Leadership Award and to the Chatham Borough Police Department for receiving the AAA 2016 Traffic Safety Commendation Award.
Drought Warning Issued for 14 New Jersey Counties (pdf)
Low precipitation levels and deteriorating water-supply conditions, particularly storage levels in reservoirs, has prompted the NJDEP to place 14 counties, including Morris County, under a drought warning.
Status Update on Pilgrim Pipeline (pdf)
Fifteen municipalities have joined together to create the Municipal Pipeline Group to ensure that the interests of the affected municipalities and their residents will be protected.
FEMA Releases New Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Morris County (pdf)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Morris County. Once adopted, FIRMs will determine if flood insurance is required and the rates that property owners will pay to the National Flood Insurance Program. Morris County has launched a website to inform and assist municipal officials and property owners in their review of FEMA’s flood hazard maps.
The Congressional Award Program for Young Adults (pdf)
Congressman Frelinghuysen and Mayor Harris invite young men and women ages 14-23 to participate in the Congressional Award Program, America’s Award for Youth. Congress established the Congressional Award in 1979 to recognize initiative, service and achievement in young people. Information on the program, application and FAQ’s is provided.
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Events (Monthly Calendar)

Fri Mar 24
Sat Mar 25
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 12 - 4 pm
Mon Mar 27
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue Mar 28
Library Board 7:30 pm
Wed Mar 29
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri Mar 31
Sat Apr 1
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Tue Apr 4
Community Garden 7:30 pm
Wed Apr 5
Planning Board/Post Office Plaza Planning Study Public Hearing 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu Apr 6
Route A Bulk Pickup