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Posted on: April 22, 2021

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May 16 Watershed

The South Orange Dept. of Cultural Affairs & Watershed Literary Events present a virtual reading with poets...

Watershed Literary Events, a spoken-word series sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs in South Orange, will host its second virtual reading of the year on Sunday, May 16, at 2 pm.  

The event will feature Columbia High School gr...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Governor Murphy Announces Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions

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Governor Murphy announced the easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor businesses, a lifting of the prohibition on indoor bar seating, and an end to the outdoor gathering limit.

As detailed below, some changes will take effect on Friday, May 7, with others taking effect on Wednesday, May 19, in coordination with both New York and Connecticut.

The following changes will take place on Friday, May 7:

  • Outdoor gatherings limit ...
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Posted on: April 30, 2021

SOMA Celebrates Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021

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South Orange Village and Maplewood Township, together with SOMA Cross Cultural Works and the AAPI Community, unite to recognize and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with family-oriented events during the entire month of May.

South Orange Village and Maplewood Township, together with SOMA Cross Cultural Works and the AAPI Community, unite to recognize and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 with family-oriented events during the entire month of Ma...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Mulch Delivery

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Large quantity shredded wood and humus product is available to order through the Department of Public Works.

Residents may schedule a delivery of 2-5 cubic yards of either shredded wood (double hammer-milled, medium-textured, hardwood mulch)  or humus (decomposed leaves)  for their gardens. These products are not filtered, treated, or ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Container Days 2021

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Due to overwhelming demand the South Orange Container Day appointments have been discontinued and the DPW is returning to a “first-come, first-served” basis.

Therefore, your previously scheduled appointment is no longer necessary and has been canceled.

Delays are expected but DPW staff will be on hand to move everyone along at a swift, steady, safe pace.

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Recycling Guidelines

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Please reference the recycling guide to ensure only acceptable material is placed out for curbside collection.

Some recent changes include-

Plastics #1, #2, & #5 can be placed in the Toter for curbside collection

pizza boxes are not permitted for curbside collection due to contamination

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Baird Center Closed for Construction

The Baird Center is Closed for Construction

Please be advised that the Baird Center, 5 Mead Street, is closed for construction until further notice.

There is no access to the building or related facilities; the public is not allowed inside the construction fence for any purpose. For the convenience and safety of those using the parks and practice fields portable toilets have been placed outside of the...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine Comes to Essex County

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Click "Vaccine Overview" to learn how to register and help by volunteering.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Face Coverings Required in South Orange Parks

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All residents in South Orange must have a face covering while using the parks.

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WHEREAS, The Governor’s Executive Order 143, states that all employees and visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings when present on the public and private beaches, lakes, and lakeshor...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus - What You Need To Know

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Auto Theft

On May 3, 2021 a University Court resident reports their Dodge Avenger, which was parked in their driveway, was stolen during the early morning hours.  Video surveillance from a camera on South Orange Avenue shows a couple individuals walking bac...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Burglary to Auto

On May 3, 2021 a South Orange Avenue resident reports someone entered their unlocked car door, during the overnight hours, and stole clothes, EZ pass and peeper spray.  Detective Bureau is investigating the incident.  

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Burglary to Auto

On May 2, 2021 an Irving Avenue resident reports someone entered their unlocked vehicle, during the overnight hours, and stole their I-phone.  Detective Bureau investigating the incident.  

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

2017 HOMESTEAD REBATE CREDITS

HOMESTEAD REBATE CREDITS

Homestead rebate credits were received from the State of New Jersey and applied to the 2021 2nd qtr. tax installment. Adjusted bills were mailed to those taxpayers who qualified for the credit. Please pay the adjusted amount when taxes are due on May 1, 2...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

2021 2nd QTR. TAX BILLS ARE DUE

2nd Qtr. Tax Bills Due

The 2021 2nd qtr. tax bills are due on May 1, 2021. The grace period for payment ends on May 10, 2021. Cash payments are not being accepted at this time as we are officially open for business but closed to the public. For your convenience, payments can be...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

2021 SEWER BILLS DUE 4/12/21

2021 SEWER BILLS

The 2021 Sewer Bills are on the way. Please expect them by mail during the week of March 8th. The grace period for payment is April 12, 2021. Cash payments are not being accepted at this time as we are officially open for business but closed to the public...

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