News & Events
Emergency Sewer Repair Work Scheduled for September 20th through September 23rd Near Rowan Road, Weston Avenue and Ellers Drive (pdf)
There will be a bypass pump stationed on the corner of Weston Avenue and Ellers Drive running along the footbridge to a manhole on Rowan Road. The bypass pump will be in operation 24 hours/day starting on September 21st. The footbridge will be closed on September 21st.
Out of the Darkness Community Walk to be held on Saturday, September 23rd at 5:30pm (pdf)
The Chatham Township Out of the Darkness Community Walk to raise awareness of suicide prevention will take place, rain or shine, at Cougar Field, Chatham High School, on Saturday, September 23rd at 5:30pm. Registration begins at 4:30pm. Participants can register as an individual, or as a team, by visiting the Chatham Township Community Walk website .
Flu Clinic for Chatham Borough Residents Young and Old to be held on Saturday, October 28th (pdf)
Flu season runs from September through March and the best protection for yourself and loved ones is getting a flu shot. The Chatham Borough Board of Health Flu Clinic will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Parish Center Gym, 85 Washington Avenue. No appointment necessary. Please bring ID and insurance card.
NJ Safe Care Cam Program Expanded to Help Ensure the Safety of Elderly and Disabled New Jersayans (pdf)
The growth of our senior population has led to significant increases in the demand for both in-home and nursing home caregivers. The Safe Care Cam program, made possible by the NJ Office of the Attorney General Division of Consumer Affairs, will loan a hidden micro-camera, free of charge, to provide families with peace of mind that their loved ones are being cared for properly, or provide proof that immediate protective intervention is necessary.
Community Advisory Regarding a Trending Computer Scam (pdf)
The Chatham Borough Police Department would like to make residents aware of a trending computer scam. In this particular scam, an individual calls stating that he or she is with Windows Security and that your version of the Windows operation system software needs to be updated. Once in your system, the individual can encrypt files and then hold the files hostage until you pay a sizable ransom.
FEMA Releases New Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Morris County (pdf)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Morris County. The Flood Insurance Rate Maps delineate flood hazard areas and specific flood risk zones, which will determine if flood insurance is required and the rates that property owners will pay to the National Flood Insurance Program. Digital versions of the maps can be searched by address to find if there is a specific flood risk.
Know the Bear Facts and Be Bear Aware (pdf)
Black bears are native to New Jersey and their prime habitat consists of mixed hardwood forests, particularly in the northwestern area of the state. This time of year, black bears begin searching for food in preparation for the winter. Taking steps to avoid attracting bears with food or garbage is the best way to prevent black bears from becoming a nuisance near your home. Learn more about black bears in the attached NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife’s brochure.
JCP&L Customers Can Save $10,000 Off the Price of a 2017 All-Electric Nissan LEAF with Special Rebate Offer until September 30, 2017 or while Supplies Last (pdf)
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers can save $10,000 off the price of a 2017 all-electric Nissan LEAF by showing their electric bill and a copy of the attached official program flyer to a participating Nissan dealership. In addition, the purchaser could qualify for up to $7,500 in federal electric vehicle tax credits, and the New Jersey Sales and Use Tax Act provides a tax exemption for qualified zero-emission vehicles. If interested, Nissan suggests calling ahead to the dealership to confirm inventory.
Information About the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Investigation and Planning Study is Available on the Borough Website
In November of 2016, Chatham Borough began a process to identify and designate an area in and around Post Office Plaza as an Area in Need of Redevelopment. The objective is to enable the Borough to plan for the future development of Post Office Plaza so that it is integrated, both physically and socially, into the downtown area with new retail and residential uses. Information about the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Investigation and Planning Study is available on the Borough website Click here for more information on this project .
Residents Who Missed the Post Office Plaza Community Visioning Session can Complete Public Surveys Online (pdf)
A community visioning session was held on June 15th for the public to provide their input and comments on what they would like to see redeveloped in the downtown. Topology, the planning firm, created public surveys for the visioning process. Residents who missed the community visioning session can complete the surveys online.
Medicine and Drugged Driving. Can Your Medicine Make Driving Dangerous? (pdf)
Millions of people suffer each year from seasonal allergies triggered by pollen from grass, weeds, or trees. For symptom relief, many head to their local pharmacy to purchase allergy products, usually oral antihistamines. Many of these products can cause drowsiness and loss of attention, making driving dangerous and could result in the same kind of impairment as if you are driving under the influence of alcohol.
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.
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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