Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930

Recent News

Black River County Park closed

February 11

White tailed deer management program closes Black River County Park today. Firearms will be used to cull the deer herd. The areas included are: Cooper Mill, Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center, and Willowwood Arboretum. Please contact the Morris County Park Commission with questions.

Chester Schools closed

February 15

Electronics Recycling

March 2 @ 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Chester Township will offer ongoing e-waste recycling at the DPW garage at 65 Furnace Road on the first Wednesday of each month, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. For Chester residents only. Proof of residency will be required. For more information about what is accepted, visit

Chester Schools closed

March 25 - April 1
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Emergency Notification Alert System

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables Chester Township to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.  You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how…

Sign Up Today!

The public radio system serving the Chester area is now up and running. In the event of an emergency, information would be broadcast through this system.

Take a moment to set your car radio to 1630AM.  The server for the link can only handle about 100 users at a time, so there may be a wait in accessing. The intention is for users to tune in on a car radio and not via computer during power outages.

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