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52nd Annual Fishing Derby Contest to be Held Saturday, April 29th
The Chatham Borough Fire Department Association's Annual Fishing Derby will be held, Saturday, April 29 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at Kelley's Pond located behind Milton Avenue School. Chatham Borough and Chatham Township youth 13 years and younger are eligible to participate in the fishing contest. Hotdogs, burgers and drinks will be available. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the day.
Saturday, April 29th is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Bring unwanted medicines to CVS Pharmacy between 10am and 2pm (pdf)
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse and medications. The Chatham Borough Police Department reminds residents to clean out their medicine cabinets of expired or unused medications and to bring them to the CVS Pharmacy, 471 Main Street, on Saturday, April 29th from 10am to 2pm for safe disposal.
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.
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.
New Jersey's Clean Energy Program (pdf)
Save money, save energy. New Jersey's Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs and services for New Jersey residents, business owners and local governments to help them save energy, money and the environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)

Today:
Tue Apr 25
Library Board 7:30 pm
Wed Apr 26
Zoning Board 7:30 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Fri Apr 28
MyChathamNJ 9:30 am
Recycling
Sat Apr 29
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Annual Fire Dept. Fishing Derby Kelley's Pond 8am - 5pm (behind Milton Ave. School)
Mon May 1
Property Taxes Due May 1st - May 10th
Tue May 2
Community Garden 7:30 pm
Wed May 3
Planning Board CANCELLED
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Thu May 4
Route A Bulk Pickup
Fri May 5
Route B Bulk Pickup
Recycling
Sat May 6
Spring Clean 2017 8 am - 1 pm
Recycling Depot 9 am - 12 pm
Mulch Area 1 - 4 pm
Mon May 8
Council Meeting 7:30 pm
Tue May 9
Mayors' Wellness 8:30 am
Farmers' Market Committee 7:30 pm
Recreation Committee