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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Home Eco-Guide

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Announcing the Home-Eco Guide, published by South Orange Green Team and Environmental Commission.

Being "green" isn't only about recycling. There are many adjustments we can make in our homes to better protect the environment.Read the Home Eco-Guide, created to help all residents contribute to the sustainability of our community.Pub...

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Posted on: May 30, 2021

Annual Hydrant Flushing Notice

Hydrant Flushing

Planned Hydrant Flushing

This is an important notification that New Jersey American Water crews will begin routine flushing of the water distribution system in your area starting June 20 at 9:00pm through July 9. The flushing will start in the northwest portion of the Vi...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Community Care & Justice Program


Initiated by Village President Sheena Collum, the Community Care & Justice (CC&J) initiative is a collaboration between the South Orange community, Seton Hall University and Essex County.

South Orange, NJ (March 5, 2021) South Orange Village has announced the launch of the “Community Care & Justice” pilot program and encourages stakeholders to join on Sunday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. for a town hall to solicit feedback.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Extended Evening Hours this Summer


South Orange Village announces summer hours including extended evening hours on Mondays nights.

Beginning the first week of June and running through Labor Day South Orange Village will be open during the evening on Mondays until 7pm. Specific hours for those departments affected are listed below. 

The late hours on Monday evenings are a pilo...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Policies


South Orange Village has updated their COVID-19 policies and procedures. These changes are in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order 242, issued May 25.

The following changes impacting public buildings and outdoor spaces will go into effect in South Orange on Friday, May 28:

Mask Mandates

  • Masks are no longer required in outdoor public spaces but the public is allowed to wear masks at their own discretion.*
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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Container Days 2021


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.

Please remember:

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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


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

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Coronavirus - What You Need To Know


All the latest surrounding the Coronavirus

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