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Tips for Halloween 2020

By |October 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Halloween is not canceled in the Township as of now, however due to state social distancing regulations, Colonial Blvd, which has been the hub of Halloween festivities will NOT be closed off to traffic as [...]

Township Fields closed immediately

By |October 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In conjunction with Westwood and the Westwood Regional School District, out of an abundance of caution and to hopefully get our children back into the school environment as soon as possible.... The Township will be [...]

Resident Burglary Tips

By |October 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

As days begin to get dark earlier, we can possibly see an increase in residential burglaries.  The Township of Washington Police Department wants to remind all residents to stay vigilant.  Below please find some tips [...]

Pink Hats Are Back for October 2020!!!

By |September 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

This is the 9th annual year of the Police Pink Hat Sale!  Over 30 police departments, fire departments and PBA's now participate.  Over $200,000 has been raised to support cancer research through the October Women's [...]

Congratulations to WTFD and WTVAC

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We would like to Congratulate the Township of Washington Fire Department and Township of Washington Ambulance Corp on the groundbreaking of the new Fire House and Ambulance Corp building! Thank you to all the members [...]

Bicycle Safety!

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Be prepared before hitting the road!  Every bike ride begins with wearing a helmet!  Here are a few tips: -Ride a bike that fits you -Wear equipment to protect you and make you more visible [...]

Text 911!

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Now you can text 911 within Bergen County!  Please see below for some helpful tips!  Don't hesitate to call 911 for all Police, Fire and Medical emergencies!  Call when you can, text when you can't.

Possible Abduction/Luring Incident 9/19/2020

By |September 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Township of Washington Police Department is currently investigating a possible attempted abduction/luring incident which took place at approximately 11:45AM on Saturday September 19.  A 13 year old male was walking from Finnerty Place to [...]

Drive Smart, Walk Smart!

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Drive Smart and Walk Smart! With the new school year in session, there is more vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Below please find some tips for Drivers and Pedestrians Some Pedestrian Tips! -Use sidewalks and marked [...]

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Update

By |September 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please see below the updated New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Update: UPDATED September 10, 2020 NJMVC Frequently Asked Questions during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency My renewal notice says I can’t renew online. Even if [...]

September is National Suicide Awareness Month

By |September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. We can all help prevent suicide. Every year, the Lifeline and other mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during [...]

Press Release from PSE&G

By |August 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please see the below Press Release from PSE&G. PSE&G is Prepared (NEWARK, N.J. – August 27, 2020) Public Service Electric & Gas is prepared to respond to the thunderstorms and strong winds forecast for the [...]

Beat the Heat!

By |August 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

A heat advisory has been issued for our area... *WHAT...Heat index values up to 97 expected. * WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN...From noon Monday to 8 PM [...]

Generator Safety

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Due to the recent power outages, a lot of our residents are using generators. Please click the here for some generator safety tips.

Cooling Station Now open

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Senior Center located at town hall, is now open for residents in need. This is open for any resident that needs to stay cool or to utilize a charging station.