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Chatham Township Committee Approves Shared Services Agreement with Chatham Board of Ed to Hire Armed School Security

December 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee unanimously approved a resolution to enter into a shared service agreement with the School District of the Chathams to hire an armed Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer at its regular meeting on Thursday.

If the agreement is approved by the board of education on Monday, Chatham Township Police Chief Thomas Miller said he could begin ...

Chatham Township Loves its Skate Park: Residents Turn Out to Urge Relocation, Administrator Negotiating for New Site

CHATHAM, NJ - Residents from Chatham Township and surrounding towns came to the Chatham Township Committee advocating for the relocation of the Skate Park, which is slated for demolition to accommodate Affordable Housing mandates.

The Chatham Township Committee heard from the public before formally voting to approve the plans that would eliminate the Skate Park on Southern Boulevard and ...

Chatham Borough Council Fetes Outgoing Members Hoffman and Resto at Final Meeting of 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Fran Drew suggested during the public commentary portion of the meeting that the Borough of Chatham Council should expand from six members to eight so that Len Resto and Peter Hoffman could remain a part of the governing body.

Resto and Hoffman were sent off from their final meeting as members of the Borough Council on Monday night with accolades and ...

Chatham Borough Council Commends Dr. Norman Schaefer for 28 Years of Dedicated Service to Chatham Board of Health

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council recognized Dr. Norman Schaefer for his 28 years of service on the Chatham Board of Health with a commendatory resolution at its regular meeting on Monday night.

Schaefer joined the board in 1991 and served as a member and the vice president during his tenure.

Colonel Schaefer graduated from Cornell Medical School and became an ear, nose and ...

Chatham Borough Council Votes, 5-1, to Oppose Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use; Want State to Slow Down

CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council voted, 5-1, in favor of a resolution that opposes the state's pending vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana at its final meeting of 2018 on Monday night.

The resolution calls for a certified copy of the resolution be sent to Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislators, including those who represent Chatham Borough and Morris ...

Additional Chatham Post Office Plaza Survey Added to PlanetCivic; Voice Your Opinion by Voting on Survey Questions

In response to the many comments that were received at the November 28th Chatham Borough - Post Office Plaza Public Workshop held at the Library of the Chathams, an additional survey initiative has been added to the PlanetCivic website . 

This new survey initiative entitled: Which of these buildings are the best examples of architecture ...

Chatham Borough Final Curbside Leaf Pickup Monday, Dec. 3; Paper Bag Leaf Pickups Scheduled for Dec. 11 & 18

The Department of Public Works final curbside collection of leaves will take place on Monday, December 3, 2018.

Once the vacuum crews have passed your house they will not return for the season. Please do not place leaves at the curb after Sunday night, December 2nd. 

On Tuesday, December 11th and Tuesday, December 18th, the Borough will pick up paper leaf bags that are placed at ...

Chatham Residents, Cub Scouts Speak Up at PO Plaza Redevelopment Workshop; In Favor of Pedestrian Path, Historic Look

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents turned out for the Post Office Plaza Redevelopment Workshop to ask questions and offer their own ideas on Wednesday night. The Cub Scouts also came armed with models of their own.

Overall, it was a productive session for urban planners from Topology, who gathered feedback and wrote down ideas offered by residents during the 90-minute workshop session held ...

'Main Street Grill' - New Fish & Steak Restaurant Seeks Chatham Variance to Open in Former D.J. Crater Store

CHATHAM, NJ - Owners of a new fish and steak restaurant, Main Street Grill, will be coming before the Chatham Borough Planning Board on Wednesday, Dec. 5, to seek a "change of permitted use" for their proposed eatery on Main Street.

The new establishment would take over the space that was the home of D.J. Crater for 34 years. D.J. Crater closed last December.


Chatham Borough Council Member Weber Warns of Consequences of Pot Legalization; Council Delays Vote to Oppose, Ban

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Council member Bob Weber made a power-point presentation on the "Consequences of Legalized Marijuana" and urged the council to pass a resolution opposing the state's "fast-track" legalization at Monday night's regular meeting.

The council decided to take a slower approach, with a resolution vote scheduled for its Dec. 10 ...


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