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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.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Fun, Fireworks & Great Music

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to celebrate the Fourth of July with three spectacular fireworks displays and exciting concerts by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in Essex County Branch Brook Park on Friday, June 28th, 2019 Total Soul in Essex County Weequahic Park on Monday, July 1st, 2019 and New Power Soul in Essex County Brookdale Park on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019.
 
“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. We have an outstanding line-up that is sure to entertain and impress,” DiVincenzo said. “An evening in the parks with some of the area’s most talented musicians and our Spectacular Fireworks Extravaganzas are the perfect shows for Independence Day. Come out and celebrate your Fourth of July with us,” he added.

Wilderness Skills Summer Camp

June 26 – June 28, 2019
&  July 1 – July 3, 2019
Wednesday - Friday; 9:30am to 2:30pm
$195 per child per week
Join us for one or two sessions!
 
Session 1 ~ June 26 through June 28
Wilderness Skills, A Traditional Approach
Tipi Building, Wilderness Shelters, Canoe Trip, Hear Native Flute Music and Decorate Your Own Flute,
Rope Making, Atlatl and Throwing Stick Practice, Fire by Friction Workshop, Tracking & Sign,
Lenape Lifeways, Silent Movement Through the Woods
Campers should bring a nut free snack and lunch every day.
 
Session 2 ~ July 1 through July 3
Wilderness Skills, A Modern Approach
Fishing, Emergency Camps, Modern Shelter Basics, First Aid, Camping Gear, Fish Traps, Canoe Trip,
Plant and Tree Identification, Take Home Projects, Fire Safety, Staying Found,
Water Purification, Navigation and much more
Campers should bring a nut free snack and lunch every day. 
 
For registration information, please click here or contact the Environmental Center at 973-228-8776
 

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.

June 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 June 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 June are as follows:

2019 Sewer Bills Due

The 2019 Sewer Bills are due July 1st, 2019.

The cost per connection is $300.00 annually.

Any questions in regard to your sewer bill please contact borough hall.

Essex County Environmental Center Public Programming - Summer 2019

Take a look ahead at our upcoming programs:

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