Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930


Recent News

Great Pumpkin Carve-Out Contest

October 28 - October 31

At Gazebo Park 10/28-10/31 Bring your already carved pumpkin to the Gazebo on Main Street to illuminate the town at night and participate in the ‘Great Pumpkin Carve-Out’ contest.  Open to Chester residents in grades K-8; one entry per person. ‘Best Pumpkin’ prizes will be awarded– 1st prize $50, 2nd prize $25, 3rd prize $25. […]

Trunk or Treat

October 29 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for pre-Halloween fun at ‘Trunk or Treat’ on Saturday, October 29th from 4:00-6:00 pm at Chubb Park (rain date 10/30). Lots of treats, music, and prizes! This is an annual favorite with Chester’s children. This event is offered by Chester Recreation in cooperation with Chester Township & Borough Police, Chester Volunteer Fire Company, and […]

Mail-in ballot application deadline

November 1

Voter Registration Deadline for General Election – 10/18/16 – General Election Voting Information  See below for voter registration, mail in ballot, early voting, sample ballot, and general election information. October 18 – Voter Registration Deadline Voter registration forms can be picked up in the Clerk’s Office at the Municipal Building.  You can also download a […]

Electronics Recycling

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

Chester Township will offer ongoing e-waste recycling at the DPW garage at 65 Furnace Road. There will be someone at the garage that can assist you when bringing in your e-waste. Open to Chester Township and Chester Borough residents only. Proof of residency will be required. Hours: The first Wednesday of each month, between the hours of 8 a.m. […]

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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…

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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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