From the Office of Mayor Matthew P. Anesh

October 17, 2018

South Plainfield– Last night the Borough Zoning Board granted an approval for Chick-fil-A to move into Middlesex Mall. The approval clears the way for a 5,000 square foot building including a drive thru to be built at the corner of Stelton Road and Hadley Road. “This will be a welcomed addition ...

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On Monday, September 3rd ,the Borough will be holding its 61st annual Labor Day Parade and celebration. The Parade is the best in New Jersey. It attracts people from all over and has been a source of pride and excitement for anyone in town. In the evening there is a beautiful firework display over ...

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South Plainfield–The South Plainfield Community Pool has been a treasure to Borough residents since being built in the mid 60’s. The Pool, which at one time was privately owned, has been a source of recreational fun for generations. It is a source of summer relief for residents young and ...

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South Plainfield, NJ - On Monday evening the Borough Council hired two new police officers. These hiring’s will allow two additional police officers to be stationed at South Plainfield Public Schools and will supplement the already strong security measures enacted by the Board of Education and the ...

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South Plainfield, NJ - On Monday evening the Borough Council hired two new police officers. These hiring’s will allow two additional police officers to be stationed at South Plainfield Public Schools and will supplement the already strong security measures enacted by the Board of Education and the ...

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Dear Mayor: I would like to provide you with an update regarding the Motor Vehicle Commission’s (MVC) new, modernized South Plainfield Agency.  At this juncture, if we receive the Certificate of Occupancy on Friday, May 11, as expected, the anticipated “soft opening” to the public will be ...

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South Plainfield–A firms’ credit rating is typically the benchmark used to value the financial health of an organization. South Plainfield in the past has obtained favorable credit ratings, but the value of these ratings are not economically felt until an organization actually goes to the financial ...

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The Department of Public Works will have three separate crews performing tree and branch removal tomorrow March 17th.  All branches and twigs should be brought to the curb. Cleanup efforts will not be completed tomorrow. This will be an on-going effort to remove all debris from the Borough.

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –Tuesday evening Recreation Chairwoman Christine Faustini announced the South Plainfield Library has agreed to finance the further expansion of Willow Park. What makes the announcement so special, is the expansion will make Willow Park the first adaptive park in South ...

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South Plainfield received over two inches of rain this past weekend. Fortunately, Mother Nature has cooperated, and the precipitation was not of the frozen variety. Despite the rain, nothing could put a damper on South Plainfield’s spirit of helping those in need. On Saturday a few Borough ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Thank you to all of the residents that have braved the cold to come here for today’s Reorganization meeting. While I do not have the official tallies’, I would venture to guess this is the coldest reorganization in the Borough’s history. Although, today may be cold in ...

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Dear Residents: There is no better job than being Mayor of my hometown of South Plainfield. Last Saturday, was one of those days. I sit back and say how thankful I am, to you the residents and the town I call home. The morning started off with breakfast with the Mayor at the South Plainfield ...

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This Thursday I will be in the Pit, attending the annual Thanksgiving Day Football game. It is one of my favorite days of the year. The game and competition is fun, but what I find most important is the opportunity to see residents young, and old, come together as one large family. The victor of ...

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South Plainfield Mayor Matthew Anesh and the Mayor’s Wellness Committee will host their Annual Fall Health Fair in conjunction with St. Peter’s Healthcare System on Saturday, October 15h, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the South Plainfield Senior Center located at 90 Maple ...

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Thank you to the residents of this great borough for joining us today as we celebrate the annual reorganization of the governing body.  Thank you to Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and Governor Donald DiFrancesco for joining us as you have for the last several years.  Today, we take an opportunity to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield has the second-lowest tax rate out of the county’s 25 towns, according to a report just released by the Middlesex County Board of Taxation.  The 2015 Abstract of Ratables, which is published annually, lists only Cranbury Township in the southern part of the ...

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Thank you for joining us today as we reorganize our local government, reflect on the challenges and triumphs of 2014, and look forward to the start of a new year.  I am honored to begin my second term as mayor of this great borough.  As I stated four years ago, you have my word that I will do ...

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The Mayor’s Wellness Committee, in conjunction with JFK Medical Center will sponsor the seminar entitled, Managing Stress So It Doesn’t Manage You: Dealing with the Winter Holidays and Other Stressors in Your Life.  This event will take place at the South Plainfield Senior Center on Wednesday, ...

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South Plainfield – According to Mayor Matt Anesh, the borough this week will begin sanitizing children’s park equipment, equipment at the PAL, and public areas in its buildings, all in an effort to make sure health issues being discussed nationally do not find their way to South ...

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As we all know, the end of the school year signals a milestone day for the seniors attending SPHS:  graduation. At times I remember my graduation like it was yesterday.  Other times, it seems centuries ago.  One of the things I most remember, though, is the feeling that I was starting a new ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - As Mayor of South Plainfield there are many situations that come about that may not grab headlines or much fanfare, but I find to be tremendously rewarding.  One of these items is the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign. When I was sworn into office in 2010, South Plainfield was ...

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Yesterday on my way home from work I saw a ground hog running near Putnam park.  I guess winter is just about over?  Punxsutawney Phil was right.  There were at least six more weeks of winter.  Anyway, I like everyone I talk to, am happy the winter of 2014 is coming to a close.  With young ...

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Welcome and thank you for joining us for the borough’s annual reorganization.  This year nearly sixty residents will take the oath of office and dedicate their time and effort to serve on a borough board or agency.  On behalf of the entire governing body, thank you for volunteering your time to ...

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The South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Committee is looking for a new visual identity and needs your help.  They are seeking South Plainfield residents and students (all ages) who can design a creative and new logo.  The logo should be recognizable and help promote the committee’s mission. “Be ...

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Proclamation   2013 Mischief Night & Halloween   WHEREAS, the children of the Borough of South Plainfield are entitled to the fun and festivity associated with the observance of the Halloween "Trick or Treat" custom, that is going from door to door in the immediate ...

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