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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Leaf Season

Bagged Leaves

Leaf Season will begin on Monday, October 23rd and go through December 6th.

Leaves are only to be placed curbside when your street falls under an open zone on the leaf map which will be available on the Public Works web page the week prior to pickups beginning. Please review the Seasonal Information tab on the top left margin of ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Engineering Department


Resident Notifications
Date: October 6th, 2017
Re: Hartford Road Improvements

Resident Notifications


Date:  October 6th, 2017

Dear Resident:

     We are sending this notice out to you to inform you of the curb/sidewalk/ cobble gutter work that is planned to start next w...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

South Orange and Maplewood Receive Final Fire Study Report

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After almost a year of study and review of the current Fire Department operations, Manitou Inc. delivered a report on the Feasibility of Consolidation, Merger or Sharing of South Orange and Maplewood's Municipal Fire Protection Services.

A copy of the final report can be viewed here: 

South Orange - Maplewood - Final Manitou Report Home
Posted on: September 27, 2017

New Jersey Monthly Names South Orange "The Hottest Town in New Jersey"

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It’s official. South Orange has been named the “Hottest Town in New Jersey” by New Jersey Monthly.

The Hot Town Showdown, presented by Kings Food Market, pinned 16 sizzling towns against each other in a bracket-style competition based on factors including rising home prices, time spent on the market when homes are up for sale, and input from real estat...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Rescue Squad Cadets Win Statewide Competition

The South Orange Rescue Squad Cadet Team shows off their First Place Advanced Team Trophy and Grand

On Saturday, June 11, the South Orange Rescue Squad took part in the 5th Annual Bayshore EMS Cadet Competition in Keyport, New Jersey at the Keyport First Aid Squad.

This event brought Emergency Medical Services cadet teams from New York and New Jersey together for a two day event that combines EMS skill competitions, educational experiences, training, and socializing with like-minded peers. 

Competing against...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

South Orange Parking Authority Valet Parking Pilot Program


The South Orange Parking Authority is pleased to announce the launch of a Valet Parking Pilot Program. The Valet service will be run by AEValet and will begin this Friday, June 16.

Drop off will be in the Firehouse Lot (3) off of First Street near the Zip Cars and Scooter Shelter. Vehicles will be parked in the Third Street garage. The fee will be $8 per car.  Valet service will run Thursday thru Sunday - 5pm to 11pm. The s...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

2016 Annual Health Report Released

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Every year the Township of South Orange Village releases a report that updates residents about the activities of the South Orange Health Department.

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

South Orange Launches Humane Program to Reduce Feral Cat Population

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The Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

On June 27, 2016, the Board of Health in South Orange enacted an Ordinance to address the growing feral cat population in the Township.

For years, the Township and many other municipalities in NJ have tried unsuccessfully to combat feral cat overpopul...Read on...