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Chatham Township Committee Recognizes 'Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day'; Adopt Marijuana Public Smoking Ban

October 12, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Sid Gupta told the story about the heartbreak that hit him and his wife, Christine, the day they lost their child during pregnancy five years ago when the couple first moved to Chatham Township.

Chatham Township Deputy Mayor Karen Swartz shared a similar experience some years back and made it known to Gupta and the public when she read into the record the committee's ...

Slayton, No. 1 Academically in his Class, Sworn in as Chatham Township Police Lieutenant by Chatham Township Committee

CHATHAM, NJ - Christopher Slayton was elevated to the rank of Lieutenant by the Chatham Township Police Department and sworn into his new position on Thursday night at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee.

Slayton's promotion filled the void left when Thomas Miller, who recently became the new Chatham Township Police Chief, following the resignation of former ...

Chatham Borough Council Urges Residents to Use PlanetCivic Survey to Weigh in on Marijuana Legislation

CHATHAM, NJ - Council member Thad Kobylarz made a plea to Chatham Borough residents to make use of the Planetcivic survey on marijuana legislation at Tuesday night's borough council meeting.

All Chatham Borough residents can to PLANETCIVIC and answer questions about your views on marijuana legislation. Kobylarz urges Chatham Borough residents to take advantage of ...

Mahon Sworn in to Junior Firemen's Auxiliary Company of Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High junior Jacob Mahon was sworn in as a member of the Junior Firemen's Auxiliary Company of the Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department at Tuesday's borough council meeting.


Post Office Plaza Plans to Be Unveiled at Oct. 22 Chatham Boro Council Mtg; Train Station Parking Fees to Go Up in 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - Council member Peter Hoffman, who sits on the Post Office Plaza steering committee, announced Tuesday night that prospective plans for the redevelopment of the plaza will be revealed at the Borough of Council meeting on Oct. 22.

Hoffman responded to a question about the redevelopment plans for Post Office Plaza during public commentary and said (see the video below) that Chatham ...

Chatham Borough Residents Can Weigh in on Marijuana Legislation Through PlanetCivic

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Administrator Steve Williams announced that residents can now fill out a survey on their views about possible marijuana legalization state lawmakers are considering.

Questions about marijuana shops and legalization can be found in the PlanetCivic survey provided by the borough.

The subject of possible "Pot Shops" in Chatham was first broached by ...

Chatham Township Introduces Amendment to Smoking Prohibition Law to Include Public Vaping, Marijuana Use

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee unanimously introduced an amendment Thursday night at its regular meeting to include the prohibition of marijuana smoking and vaping in public.

The ordinance would amend the "Smoking Prohibited" section of the township's police regulations. The measure will be up for adoption at the Oct. 9 meeting.

The stated purpose of the ...

Chatham Township Engineer Announces 'Fatburg' Discovered in Area of Rolling Hill and Dale Drives

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Engineer John Ruschke revealed that a "fatburg," in this case a large mass of grease formed in the sewer system, was recently discovered in the area of Rolling Hill and Dale drives, it was reported at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night.

Ruschke referenced the "infamous fatburg" that was brought up ...

Chatham Township Committee Votes 3-2 to Apply for Fairmount Avenue Sidewalk Funds Through Municipal Aid Grant

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee decided, 3-2, in favor of applying for a municipal grant that would help pay for the installation of a sidewalk on the west side of Fairmount Avenue - from Longwood Avenue to Southern Boulevard - in a vote taken at its regular meeting Thursday night.

John Ruschke, the township engineer, advised the committee members to prioritize one of ...

Chatham Emergency Squad Unveils New Website; Modern Look Focuses on Volunteer Recruitment and Community Donations

CHATHAM, NJ – The Chatham Emergency Squad, an all-volunteer organization providing medical assistance and transport to Chatham Borough and Chatham
Township residents and its visitors 365 days a year, has unveiled a new website to showcase the depth and breadth of services provided in the Chatham community.

“The new site provides a modern look and feel, highlighting the amazing ...


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Chatham Township Receives Triple-A Rating from Moody's Investors Services

October 11, 2018

Reflective of Township’s Fiscal Discipline and Strong Credit Position

 CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ – October 11, 2018 – The Chatham Township Committee announced that Chatham Township received at Aaa rating from Moody’s Investors Services with a stable outlook. Moody’s cited Chatham Township’s extremely strong credit position for ...