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Police Range Presentation (2/10/16) Police Range Presentation (2/10/16) Click here for the presentation by the Police Department on a police range to be potentially located off of Reservoir Road near Route 46 made at the Feb. 10 Township Committee meeting. The concept and potential site were discussed. Public comments were taken and comments can also be made at a future...
AVOIDING FROZEN PIPES AVOIDING FROZEN PIPES Being prepared and informed may help you to avoid the messy and often expensive issue of frozen pipes. The American Red Cross provides information and suggestions around how to prevent water pipes in the home from freezing, and how to thaw them if they do freeze. Why Pipe Freezing is a Problem W...
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...
Signs & Preventions of Strokes Did you know that “Stroke” is the fifth leading cause of death in America and leading cause of adult disability??? Washington Township Recreation Dept. and Wendy Beatrice, R.N. HRMC Stroke Coordinator, is sponsoring a “FREE” seminar on how to prevent a “Stroke” from happening to you, an...
Diabetes Awareness Seminar Washington Township Recreation Dept., along with Donna Kendrick, R.N. HRMC Diabetes Educator is sponsoring a “FREE” seminar on the benefit of “Diabetes awareness.” More than 29 million Americans have Diabetes and it is estimated that one in every four people with Diabetes are unaware they ...
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...


 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 Do you know who to call to get your questions answered? Click here for a phone directory.
WashingtonTwp Free Tax Assistance appointments available. 2/23 or 3/29. Call 876-5941 or email for appt.
WashingtonTwp Have a ticket to pay? Click here to find out how to pay tickets by mail, in person, or on-line!
WashingtonTwp WT Rec Dept sponsoring American Girl Sock Hop. 3/11, 5-7:30 PM, Ages 6-12. Click for more info
WashingtonTwp Cold front expected in our area tonight with sub-freezing temps and wind chill likely through early next week.


Upcoming Events

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

15 February 2016 12:00 am - 1:00 am

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

16 February 2016 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

16 February 2016 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

16 February 2016 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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

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