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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.

Water Bills Due

First Quarter 2014 Water Bills have been mailed and are due by April 30, 2014.

Police Department Taking Back Unwanted Prescriptions Drugs On April 26th

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Essex Fells Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your medications for disposal to the Essex Fells Police Headquarters at 255 Roseland Avenue.   The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Last October, Americans turned in 324 tons (over 647,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at over 4,114 sites operated by the DEA and its thousands of state and local law enforcement partners.  When those results are combined with what was collected in its seven previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners have taken in over 3.4 million pounds—more than 1,700 tons—of pills.  

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4th Annual “Trotting For Technology”
USATF Certified 5K Race & Walk

West Essex Foundation for Education presents 4th Annual “Trotting for Technology” USATF Certified 5K Race & Walk on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:00 AM sharp. Join us at the West Essex Regional High School.

Pre-registered participants will receive a race t-shirt. Online registration ends on May 14, 2014. Register online. After this date, we will only accept same day registrations and fees.

Notice of 5th Annual "Running for Answers" 5K Run/2K Walk Congestion

Residents may experience congestion. The 5th Annual “Running for Answers” 5K Run/2K Walk is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2014 starting at 8:30 AM.

Essex County's Recycling Day

Recycle your computer hardware and electronics! Bring your materials (ie. computers, main frames, old cell phones) to 125 Fairview Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ on Saturday, May 17th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is free to all Essex County residents, and you must provide proof of residency at site. (Not for Commercial and Large Quantity Users May Not Drop Off Items.) For more information call (973) 792-9060 or visit

Essex County's Collection Day

Get rid of Household Hazardous Waste! Bring your hazardous materials (ie. pesticides, car batteries) to 125 Fairview Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ for safe disposal on Saturday, May 3rd, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is free to all Essex County residents, and you must provide proof of residency at site. (Not for Commercial or Industrial Facilities.) For more information call (973) 792-9060 or visit

Notice of Council Meeting

Please be advised that the Regular Council Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM.