Update on Quarry Redevelopment Proposal Due at Meeting in Late Feb.

February 18, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - An update on Bernards Township's consideration of a proposal to have the redevelopment of the nearly-defunct Millington Quarry proceed through a state program for blighted properties is due to be presented to the Bernards Township Committee on Feb. 28.

Speaking at the Feb. 14 meeting, Bernards Township Committee members John Malay and John Carpenter said they would ...

'Great Swamp Experience' Permanent Exhibit Opened This Week At EEC in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Ever since the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was established by an act of US Congress in 1960 after a group of local activitists rallied to protect the land from development, the native habitat for hundreds of species of birds and other plants and living creatures has been also been a living classroom for learning about the environment.

Free permanent ...

Bernards Offices Closed, Township Schools Begin Mid-Winter Break on Monday

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in honor of Presidents' Day. Township students will also begin the first official day of their mid-winter vacation.

Students are also scheduled to be off from school on Tuesday, Feb. 21, and to return to local classrooms on Wednesday, Feb. 22. 

The Bernards Township Library will also be ...

Pioneer Member of Bernards Pool Commission, Don Wadsworth, is Honored After 30 Years [Updated]

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Pleasant Valley Pool, a complex of pools and water play areas with a serene snack bar, is "the best pool in the area," a proud Donald Wadsworth said on Tuesday night - the same evening that the Bernards Township Committee honored Wadsworth for his more than 30 years of service on the township Pool Commission.

Wadsworth recently tendered his resignation from ...

Bernards School Officials Looking For Best Way to Add M.L. King, Jr. Holiday to Next Year's Calendar

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - It's been a potential school holiday discussed by a long succession of Board of Education members as well as by the public, tentatively placed on school calendars, and then definitely for the 2012-13 calendar - but then, Hurricane Sandy closed weeks for two weeks in 2012, and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday was one of the scheduled days off ...

Registration Opens Mon. for Spring and Summer Recreational Activities for Kids & Adults in Bernards Twp.

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Registration for some of the Bernards Township Parks & Recreation department's spring and summer recreational programs, including tennis lessons for both youth and adult players, Summer Afternoon Workshops and more, officially opens at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13.

The online registration forms and details on additional programs, such as Ant/Floor ...

Some Photos from Thursday's Snowfall, When Bernards Schools and Many Other Places Called 'Snow Day'

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - [Update] Spring weather leapfrogged back to the chill of winter on Thursday - with Thursday night's temperatures in Basking Ridge due to drop to about 14 degrees overnight, with a chilly high of 29 degrees predicted for Friday by the National Weather Service.

A chance of snow was predicted for Friday night, but with little or no accumulation.

Temperatures in the ...

Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse; Planning, Zoning and Deer Management Meetings This Week

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - While the Township Committee has the week off, a number of other town organizations and boards are meeting this week to plan events and programs for the year ahead. 

The Bernards Township Planning Board is also scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, and the township's Zoning Board of Adjustment at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Here is the ...

Bernards Planning Board Endorses Quarry Redevelopment Application, Recognizing Public Comment

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Following an earlier planner's report and comments from the public - including input from former township officials who offered some words of caution - the Bernards Township Planning Board has put its stamp of approval on an application seeking to designate the Millington Quarry as a state redevelopment site.

The matter is now back with the Township ...

North Finley to Close 8 pm to 5 am Weekdays for Water Main Work; Paving Due Later This Year

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - New Jersey American Water Co. was scheduled this week to begin nighttime closures along North Finley Avenue in order to begin work on replacement of a water main, township officials said.

All of the work will be done at night, weather permitting, said Bernards Township Administrator Bruce McArthur. The work is expected to be done by the end of ...

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