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Calling All Veterans

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

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and Recycling
Information

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.

Clean-Up

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

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.

Improvements to Recycling Center Ongoing - Closures May Occur

The borough will be working on some improvements in the Recycling Center in the weeks ahead.

Closures may occur during this time period, please be careful when using the Center while work is being done.

Our goal is to make the facility more efficient, safer and neater.

Just a few reminders, the borough can no longer accept electronics and never accepts household trash.

2019-2020 Tax Bills Not Yet Mailed

2019-2020 Tax Bills have not been mailed yet, we are currently waiting on Essex County to give us a tax rate.

Once received, bills will be printed, and the due date will be adjusted based on the date of mailing.

“Butterfly Tent Safari” at the Essex County Environmental Center

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to experience the “Butterfly Tent Safari” at the Essex County Environmental Center. The Butterfly Tent Safari is an interactive display where visitors can observe hundreds of butterflies while walking through a tent. It will be held as follows:

Dates:          Saturday, July 13 to Saturday, July 27, 2019

Hours:         Mondays to Fridays from 12 Noon to 3 p.m.
                    Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
                    Closed on Sundays

Place:          Essex County Environmental Center
                    621B Eagle Rock Avenue
                    Roseland, NJ

A $2 per person admission is suggested. Proceeds will go to the Essex County Parks Foundation and be used to support future educational programs.

July 2019 Programs at the Essex County Environmental Center

A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of July that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites children and adults to visit the Environmental Center where they can enjoy an enriching recreational experience through nature and conservation activities.

"Our Environmental Center has become the premiere location for environmental education and nature appreciation. With the help of our partner groups, our dynamic schedule of events and activities will captivate all ages," DiVincenzo said. "Walk in our woods, discover habitats, get pointers on gardening, learn about nature photography and much more. It's all about nature and it's all at our Environmental Center," he added.

Events scheduled for July are as follows:

Essex County's Free Summer Music Concert Series 2019 - July 23rd through 26th

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to visit the Essex County Parks System and enjoy the 2019 Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series. Upcoming events feature Gordon James, Denise Hamilton and the Chicago tribute band Beginnings.
 
“Our Free Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage in venues throughout our historic Essex County Park System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze and dance to the sounds of classical, rock and roll, jazz, big band, Latin and more,” DiVincenzo said.

2019 SummerMusic Concert Series to Take Center Stage in the Historic Essex County Parks System

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to attend the 2019 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 three concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts in Brookdale Park, 13 concerts throughout the County and nine cultural festivals.
 
“The Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage throughout our historic Parks System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, and dance to the sounds of classical, rock and roll, jazz, big band, Latin and more. We have an amazing line-up that is sure to entertain and impress,” DiVincenzo said.
 
The SummerMusic Concert Series is being sponsored by Rose Squared Productions and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. The series is also made possible, in part, by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.

Essex County's Parks & Recreation Month - July 2019

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs announced a month-long schedule of free activities to celebrate July as National Parks and Recreation Month. The County Executive invites the public to enjoy “Wellness on the Waterfront,” which includes yoga demonstrations, concerts, movies, and arts and crafts at the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex in July.
 
“National Parks and Recreation Month is the perfect opportunity to highlight the beauty of our open spaces, the importance of recreation facilities and the positive impact they have on our wellness and quality of life. The area overlooking the Orange Reservoir provides a beautiful and unique spot to host a diverse lineup of activities to exercise, entertain and inspire you,” DiVincenzo said. “We invite the public to celebrate with us and look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events,” he added.

Essex County Environmental Center Public Programming - Summer 2019

Take a look ahead at our upcoming programs:

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