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January 2, 2020

On New Year's Day, 130 residents started a new tradition in Chatham with a "First Day Walk" for Open Space.  The walk raised over $1,300 for local youth projects aimed at stewarding our open spaces, such as tree planting and trail work.   BSA Troop 280 sponsored the walk and plans to host a second ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Environment New Jersey used the Loantaka Brook Reservation as the backdrop when it recognized Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill for her efforts to gain funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) on Monday afternoon. Sophia Hull of Environment NJ presented Sherrill, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans single-use plastic bags in a 5-0 vote taken at its regular meeting on Tuesday night. The Borough Council joins the Chatham Township Committee in passing a measure that will go into effect March 1, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - After a lengthy discussion that spanned three meetings, the Chatham Township Committee voted, 3-1, to adopt an ordinance that will ban single-use plastic bags - starting in March, 2020 - at its regular meeting held Thursday night. Chatham Township Mayor Tayfun Selen revealed during ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee introduced an ordinance that will ban retailers from dispensing single-use plastic bags by a 3-2 vote on Thursday at its regular meeting. Committee members Curt Ritter and Karen Swartz voted no, wishing to table the measure because of their objections ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council has the introduction of an ordinance that would ban single-use plastic bags in retail establishments on its agenda for its Monday, Sept. 23 regular meeting. The Chatham Borough Environmental Commission had given a presentation on the pollution caused ...

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