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Spring Leaf Pickup

Spring Leaf Pickup

The Borough will conduct the Spring Leaf pickup end of April.

If you have any questions you may contact the Department of Public Works at 973-226-3400.

Calling All Veterans

Register with the Mayor for upcoming Veteran's events by emailing Provide your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, branch and years of service, and rank.

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage disposal is the responsibility of the resident and they must contract with a private waste hauler for pickup. Residents can bring their recycling to the Recycling Center. Please check the link below for information.


Prepare Before
Clean-up & Repair

When working on home and/or business repair be sure to both protect yourself when cleaning mold and beware of asbestos. Get further info via the flyer provided below.

Dumpster and POD Permits Required

Dumpster and POD
Permits Required

Essex County Division of Senior Services

Essex County Division
of Senior Services

This Division offers a wide range of services to Essex County Senior Citizens, such as adult day care centers and basic transportation services.

For more information, please call the Division of Senior Services at...
(973) 395-8375

NJ Top Towns

Essex Fells is One
of NJ's "Top Towns"

Essex Fells ranked favorably in New Jersey Monthly's annual list of the top towns in the state. Click the link below to see the full listing.

Buy a Paver and Support Essex Fells

Buy a Brick
Support Our Youth

The Essex Fells Recreation Foundation invites you to participate in the Buy a Brick Program!

When you purchase a personalized brick that will line the entrance to the new Fieldhouse at the Recreation complex, you are supporting the development of the youth in our community.

Car Theft Advisory

Residents Urged to Lock Car Doors After Recent Break-Ins

The Essex Fells Police Department would like to remind residents to always lock their car doors to recent car burglaries and vehicle thefts in the area. The vehicles that were entered were left unlocked.

Residents are also reminded to remove any valuable items inside their vehicles such as GPS units, iPods and other electronic devices. As always please call us to report any suspicious activity.

Old Street Signs are Available for Bid

Old Street Signs are available to bid on, please contact borough hall at (973) 226-3400 to find out if your street is still available.

2nd Quarter Water Bill Payment Due

The 2nd Quarter Water Bill Payment is due on July 31st, 2014.

3rd Quarter Estimated Tax Bill Payment Due

The 3rd Quarter Estimated Tax Bill Payment is due on August 1st, 2014.

Essex County Offers Concert In Grover Cleveland Park

The three-piece acoustic band Five O’Trio, featuring the talents of Al Ardolino, Mike Engle and Shawn Hendricks, will be performing on Thursday, July 31, at Essex County Grover Cleveland Park, located at Brookside Avenue and Runnymede Road, at 7 p.m.

The performance is part of the Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series sponsored by Rose Squared Productions, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Filippo Berio Olive Oil, TD Bank and the Branch Brook Park Alliance. The series is also made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.

Celebrate National Parks & Recreation Month in July

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to attend a free concert and a series of free fitness courses that are part of Essex County’s celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month in July. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Out is In,” which encourages people to go outside, change their outlook, and get involved in their community through parks and recreation. 
"Taking a break and going outside can have a positive impact on our wellness and quality of life," said DiVincenzo. "This year’s theme of 'Out is In' fits especially well with our historic Essex County Parks System. With over 6,000 acres, a variety of recreational facilities, three golf courses, and a network of trails and walking paths through some of the most picturesque vistas, it's easy to get active. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming event."
All programs will be held in the Clipper Pavilion near the Orange Reservoir paddle boat dock in Essex County South Mountain Reservation, Cherry Lane, West Orange. See full schedule of activities below.


2014 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to attend the 2014 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series. The free Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity to enjoy the parks. This year’s series features two concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts in Brookdale Park and eight cultural festivals.

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Recreation Summer Camp

Don't forget to register for the Essex Fells Recreation Summer Camp! Camp begins on Thursday, June 26th, and will conclude on Thursday, July 31st. Registration is due immediately and is $300.00 per child (non-refundable). Camp will be closed on July 4th.

Please contact Rob Lombardy, Recreation Director, at 973-768-2705 with any questions.

Summer 2014 Public Programs

Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Essex County Executive and The Board of Chosen Freeholders present Essex County Environmental Center Summer 2014 Public Programs.

The Essex County Environmental Center is located at 621-B Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland in Essex County West Essex Park and is a facility of the Essex County Park System. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Essex County West Essex Park is open to the public every day from dawn until dusk. Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted. For more information, please call 973-228-8776.