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JCP&L Outage App JCP&L (First Energy) has a few ways to report a power outage.  Residents should familarize themselves with the options, so they are able to act if needed. APP.  JCP&L has a new outage reporting and monitoring app for smartphones. More information is available on their website, whe...
Field and Weather Closings Weather and Field Closings will be posted on the Township Website (, The Township FaceBook Page (Washington Township Government, Long Valley), and on the Township Twitter Feed (@WashingtonTwp).   Field closings decisions will be posted at approximately  2:30 PM.  In...
Parks & Recreation Weather Closings For information on cancellation of programs due to weather, please refer to the Township website or call 908-876-5941 and a message will be left on the answering machine.     
JCP&L 2016 Vegetation Management First Energy / JCP&L 's Transmission Vegetation Management Team will again be present in the township to do aerial saw trimming near power lines. They timeframe for their work will be January - April 2016. All vegetation management work is conducted by JCP&L’s certified forestry contracto...
Red Cross Winter Storm Safety Checklist Red Cross Winter Storm Safety Checklist Winter storms can range from a moderate snow over a few hours to a blizzard with blinding, winddriven snow that lasts for several days. Some winter storms are large enough to affect several states, while others affect only a single community. Many winter storms are accompanied by dangerously low tem...
Parking Restrictions During Snow Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the streets or highways, an emergency shall exist and no vehicle shall be parked on any portion of a public road, street or highway. The above parking prohibitions shall remain in effect after the snow has ceased until the streets...
Storm Preparation Tips from the Health Department Remember to pack medical and dietary needs before leaving if you need to utilize a shelter. Some items to keep in mind are: Prescriptions Other Medication Oxygen Tanks Durable Medical Equipment Special Dietary Foods Pillow Blanket
MAKE SURE YOUR FIRE HYDRANT IS NOT SNOWED IN MAKE SURE YOUR FIRE HYDRANT IS NOT SNOWED IN If you have a fire hydrant in front of your home or close by, please take the time to shovel it out so that it will be visible and accessible to responding fire engines. 
Help Stop Invasive Pests Our forests are threatened by nonnative insects that can kill large numbers of trees.  Three recently introduced insects - emerald ash borer, Asian longhorned beetle, and Sirex woodwasps - are wood-infesting species that can be transported long distances in firewood.  Once transported to n...


 The Washington Township Police and Office of Emergency Management use several systems to alert the community of urgent and important information, both before and after emergencies.

During emergencies important advisories and emergency-related information can be received on your smart phone (by text and/or email), or computer.     If you would like to receive Nixle alerts, send a text message containing the Washington Township zip code – 07853 – to 888777.  You can also register by going to


The Washington Township Environmental Commission has identified a grant and will be applying for funds to be used to raise awareness of invasive plant species in Washington Township.  An invasive species is one that is a non-native organizm that is causing harm to the environment, human health or the economy.  They are wshown to interrupt the natural functions of an ecosystem by  impacting native  plants and animals.   The NJ Invasive Species Strike Team has created a website to learn more.

If you have a smartphone, the power to protect is in your hands!!  You can use your phone to help stop the spread of invasive plants.  Download the NJ Invasive Species Strike Team APP to help identify and share invasive species that you find. 



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WashingtonTwp 1-3" of snow expected in our area between this evening and 6 am Wednesday with temps in upper 20's.
WashingtonTwp Are you a member of the dog park? Located on 517. Fill out an application and join the fun!
WashingtonTwp Be sure to visit the WT Public Library website. Lots of programs and offerings!
WashingtonTwp Plan ahead. Know all the ways you can report a power outage to JCP&L.
WashingtonTwp Recycling Center on Rock Road open Sat. 8 - 1, and 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesdays each month 8-1.
WashingtonTwp The Municipal Building will close Friday, February 5, at 1:30 PM


Upcoming Events

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09 February 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

09 February 2016 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

10 February 2016 12:00 am - 6:00 am

10 February 2016 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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