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2018 On-Line Tax Sale Website

Posted on November 7, 2018

South Toms River 2018 On-Line Tax Sale Website

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Halloween Season Curfew Regulations

Posted on October 11, 2018

Please be advised that the Borough of South Toms River issued curfew regulations during the Halloween Season. It is ordered on the 9th day of October, 2018.

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Land Use Board meeting cancelled

Posted on June 15, 2018

The Land Use Board meeting scheduled for June 18th has been cancelled.

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Building Department shared services

Posted on June 5, 2018

As of June 1st, we have switched our shared services for the Building Department

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Change in Garbage/Recycling Schedule

Posted on May 29, 2018

Change in Garbage/Recycling Schedule Coming June 4th We heard you! The Borough will increase garbage collection to twice a week during the summer months.

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BAN Sale for 5/16/2018

Posted on May 1, 2018

BOROUGH OF SOUTH TOMS RIVER, IN THE COUNTY OF OCEAN, NEW JERSEY NOTICE OF $4,366,268 BOND ANTICIPATION NOTE SALE (BANK QUALIFIED)

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Court Closed 3/20/18

Posted on March 20, 2018

The municipal court is closed for this evening and we will evaluate conditions for tomorrow evening in the morning.

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Next Council Meeting on February 26th

Posted on February 12, 2018

Please be advised that the next Borough of South Toms River Council Meeting will be on Monday 26th at 7pm.

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Municipal offices are closed today

Posted on January 15, 2018

Municipal offices are closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.

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Section 2 Garbage to be collected Monday

Posted on January 5, 2018

Please be advised that Section 2 Garbage collection will be picked up on Monday.

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Happy Holidays

Posted on January 5, 2018

Happy Holidays from the Champagne family to each of you and your family.

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Snowplowing in progress,

Posted on January 4, 2018

Please be advised that Section 2 garbage collection is pushed one day later to allow snowplowing operations.

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Notice of Special Meeting

Posted on December 12, 2017

A Special Meeting of the Mayor & Council of the Borough of South Toms River will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Borough Hall, 19 Double Trouble Rd. South Toms River.

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Holiday Decoration Contest

Posted on December 1, 2017

The Borough Council and Holiday Decoration Committee spons are restarting the Christmas Holiday Decoration Contest.

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Tax Sale Notice

Posted on November 9, 2017

Please follow this link to access the South Toms River Tax Lien Sale , scheduled for December 7, 2017

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COBA Networking event with Mayor Cradle

Posted on September 22, 2017

COBA Networking event with Mayor Cradle

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9/16 Yard Sale Digital Map

Posted on September 14, 2017

The South Toms River Borough Wide Yard Sale

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July 10, 2017 Council Meeting cancelled

Posted on July 7, 2017

Please be advised that the Borough Council meeting scheduled for Monday July 10th is cancelled. The next Council meeting will be on Monday July 24, 2017 at 7pm.

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The Borough of South Toms River to Sell Old Municipal Building Online

Posted on July 5, 2017

The Borough of South Toms River is selling the property via online auction

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for Monday 5/22

Posted on May 19, 2017

The South Toms River Municipal Court will be held in Beachwood Municipal Court on Monday, May 22, 2017

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Borough-wide Yard Sale

Posted on May 12, 2017

The Borough of South Toms River will have a free, Borough-wide Yard Sale on Saturday September 16th.

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop “Take Control of Your Health”

Posted on May 5, 2017

“Take Control of Your Health”

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South Toms River Sewerage Authority relocating to 19 Double Trouble

Posted on April 12, 2017

In an effort to streamline services, and provide for a one-stop-shop

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Electronic Recycling Drop-off

Posted on July 28, 2016

The Borough now accepts electronics for recycling.

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Rabies Vaccination Clinic (at new location)

Posted on February 5, 2016

The South Toms River Rabies Vaccination Clinic is still on for Saturday February 6, 2016

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Municipal Court update

Posted on January 26, 2016

WEATHER UPDATE

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Borough Offices Open - Court Still Closed

Posted on January 25, 2016

Except for the cancellation of today’s Municipal Court Session

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Municipal Court Closed 1.25.16

Posted on January 24, 2016

Due to the recent storm...

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WINTER STORM NOTICE: Office of Emergency Mgt

Posted on January 22, 2016

Information Bulletin for South Toms River

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Tax Sale occurring December 3, 2015.

Posted on November 6, 2015

Tax Sale occurring December 3, 2015.

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Busing for Food Trucks on the Waterfront this Saturday

Posted on August 4, 2015

South Toms River First Aid Squad and Manitou Park Volunteer Fire Company will have its first Food Trucks On The Waterfront festival

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2015 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE

Posted on June 25, 2015

Interested in seeing this year’s summer camp schedule?

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Mayor of South Toms River, Oscar Cradle, honors those who served on this Memorial Day.

Posted on May 23, 2015

BOROUGH OF SOUTH TOMS RIVER HONORS THOSE WHO SERVED ON MEMORIAL DAY

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Tomorrow is the last day to register for Borough-wide Yard Sale

Posted on May 11, 2015

To all South Toms River residents..

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Flags at half-staff

Posted on April 17, 2015

Our Borough flag is at half-staff today to honor Manchester Officer Thompson

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Summer Camp registration

Posted on April 15, 2015

The 2015 Summer Camp & Teen Summer Program will have registration at the Recreation Center

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Bulk Pickup Letter From Mayor Cradle

Posted on April 6, 2015

There has been a change in the bulk pickup schedule and procedure

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April & May Calendar

Posted on March 31, 2015

Please be advised that the April & May Community Calendar is now available

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Upcoming Bulk Trash Pick-up Dates

Posted on March 25, 2015

Bulk Pick-up will be collected TOWN-WIDE on every 3rd Thursday of the month

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Governor Chris Christie Orders Flags Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of United States Marine Captain Stanford H. Shaw III

Posted on March 20, 2015

It is an honor to reflect on such a brave American, and proud to say this request came from our Borough’s municipal office

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UNITED WATER TOMS RIVER’S SPRING FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING STARTS MARCH 23, 2015

Posted on March 20, 2015

Beginning Monday morning, March 23, 2015, United Water Toms River will begin to flush hydrants throughout its service territory in Toms River

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Bulk Guidelines

Posted on March 16, 2015

New Bulk Pick-up guidelines start next month!

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2015 Document Shredding Program

Posted on March 13, 2015

Ocean County 2015 Residential Document Shredding Program

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Special Events Meeting

Posted on March 5, 2015

Over the next two weeks there will be two (2) Special Events Meetings for the Borough of South Toms River

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Need a Permit or Certificate of Occupancy?

Posted on March 4, 2015

Need a Permit or Certificate of Occupancy?

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Snow approaching. Please remove vehicles from the road & clear sidewalks after snowfall for safe travel.

Posted on March 4, 2015

Please remove vehicles from the road & clear sidewalks after snowfall for safe travel.

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Job Openings – Crossing Guard

Posted on March 2, 2015

The Borough of South Toms River is accepting applications for the following positions...

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$500 College Scholarship

Posted on February 28, 2015

The South Toms River Area Optimist Club is offering a chance to win a $500 college scholarship

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Please Vote Now & Share!

Posted on February 27, 2015

Government Social Media

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Section 1 & 3 Garbage Pick-up THIS FRIDAY

Posted on February 18, 2015

Due to the recent snowfall, Section 1 & 3 will have a Garbage pick-up this Friday, February 20

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Boro Hall Closed

Posted on January 27, 2015

Municipal Offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 27

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Snow approaching, please remove vehicles from the street.

Posted on January 26, 2015

The National Weather Service late this afternoon upgraded its earlier blizzard watch to a blizzard warning for much of Ocean County

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Section 1&3 trash collection moved to Friday

Posted on January 26, 2015

Please be advised that due to the impending snowstorm...

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Council & Land Use Board Meeting rescheduled for Friday

Posted on January 26, 2015

Due to the weather, tonight’s meetings of the Council are rescheduled

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Snow Storm Alert

Posted on January 25, 2015

Incoming SNOW STORM ALERT

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JCP&L weather message

Posted on January 25, 2015

This is an important message from your electric company

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Vaccination Clinic is on!

Posted on January 24, 2015

Thanks to our public works who have done an excellent job with the snow

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Santa’s Coming to town !

Posted on December 10, 2014

Santa will be making his annual visit to the streets of town atop the Manitou Park Fire Company engine on December 20th

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Sign-up for Community Notifications and Smartphone App

Posted on December 3, 2014

As the Winter season approaches, be sure to sign up for Community Notifications

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving day has differing meaning to so many historically and traditionally

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Energy-saving tips from JCP&L

Posted on November 25, 2014

Before you know it, Jack Frost will be nipping at your nose

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TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY W/ SPECIAL JOLLY GUEST

Posted on November 21, 2014

TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY W/ SPECIAL JOLLY GUEST

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2014 FALL Heartbeat Newsletter now available!

Posted on November 17, 2014

2014 Fall Heartbeat

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Thank you Veterans

Posted on November 11, 2014

The Borough recognizes all active members of our Armed Forces

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Vitalboards Save Lives – Pick yours up today!

Posted on November 7, 2014

South Toms River First Aid Squad 37 has an extremely valuable, and free, giveaway called Vitalboards

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Fall Festival this Saturday!

Posted on October 30, 2014

Come and join the South Toms River Special Events Committee and Recreation Commission for a Fall Festival this Saturday

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Halloween and Trick or Treat Information

Posted on October 20, 2014

Happy Halloween

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Become a Master Gardener Volunteer

Posted on October 20, 2014

You're Invited

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New South Toms River Smartphone Application !

Posted on October 15, 2014

The Borough of South Toms River is proud to announce that community information is now available in the palm of your hand

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South Toms River Maze of Terror Fundraiser

Posted on October 14, 2014

South Toms River Recreation Center

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Community Heroes event Tomorrow

Posted on October 14, 2014

the Borough of South Toms River will host a ceremony honoring those who went above and beyond to assist our community

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FALL GARDEN DAY OCTOBER 30, 2014 – 9:30 AM to 12:30 pm

Posted on September 24, 2014

Join your county Master Gardeners for a free morning of gardening information

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PRESS RELEASE SOUTH TOMS RIVER RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS

Posted on September 11, 2014

SOUTH TOMS RIVER RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS

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The Borough of South Toms River now has a new way to pay your taxes!

Posted on August 25, 2014

The Borough of South Toms River now has a new way to pay your taxes!

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Recycling Starts Today

Posted on August 6, 2014

Recycling Starts Today

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Learn Master Gardening Tips through Rutgers University

Posted on July 30, 2014

Learn Master Gardening Tips through Rutgers University

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Back-To-School Backpack giveaway

Posted on July 29, 2014

Come on out and meet your neighbors and bring a friend

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3rd Quarter Taxes Extended to August 18th

Posted on July 28, 2014

Please be advised that the Grace Period for the payment of the third quarter 2014 real estate property taxes that were due August 1, 2014 are extended to August 18, 2014

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TAX INCENTIVES FOR BUSINESSES ALONG ROUTE 166

Posted on July 24, 2014

TAX INCENTIVES FOR BUSINESSES ALONG ROUTE 166

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Recycling Cans Start Aug 8th

Posted on July 16, 2014

Recycling Cans have now been distributed to Sections 1 and 3, and Public Works is now in the process of distributing them in Section 2

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SUMMER ENERGY-SAVING TIPS

Posted on July 2, 2014

SUMMER ENERGY-SAVING TIPS

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New Recycling Containers !

Posted on July 2, 2014

START USING YOUR RECYCLING CANS ON AUGUST 6TH.

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Heartbeat – Borough Newsletter

Posted on July 1, 2014

The Hearbeat

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Road Improvements on Applegate Ave

Posted on June 18, 2014

Road Improvements

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STR First Aid now distributing Vitalboards – Request yours now !

Posted on June 6, 2014

With great appreciation to Kedz Funeral Home, the South Toms River First Aid Squad are now using a life-saving initiative called Vitalboards

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Summer Boating Tips from the NJDEP

Posted on May 29, 2014

As we approach the summer boating and tourism season, the Department of Environmental Protection is asking boaters to help our environment by using caution in ecologically sensitive areas while having fun boating on Barnegat Bay

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Happy Memorial Day

Posted on May 26, 2014

Happy Memorial Day

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South Toms River Mayor and Council Present Full Cleanup and Vision for Waterfront Property: Emphasize Clean Shores and Ability to Deliver Beautification for Businesses and Residents Through Grants

Posted on May 19, 2014

SOUTH TOMS RIVER MAYOR AND COUNCIL PRESENT FULL CLEANUP AND VISION FOR WATERFRONT PROPERTY

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ABANDONED BOATS TO BE REMOVED FROM THE TOMS RIVER, CONTINUED BEAUTIFICATION PROGRESS

Posted on May 5, 2014

ABANDONED BOATS TO BE REMOVED FROM THE TOMS RIVER, CONTINUED BEAUTIFICATION PROGRESS

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Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps have been released for South Toms River

Posted on April 1, 2014

The National Flood Insurance Program has officially release Ocean County’s Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps, also called FIRMs.

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Earth Day – April 26, 2014

Posted on March 21, 2014

Earth Day Celebration on April 26, 2014

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Daylight Savings – this Sunday

Posted on March 7, 2014

Daylight Savings Begins

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Recognizing STR Police

Posted on March 6, 2014

Mayor and Council recognized the South Toms River Police Department and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office

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Winter Storm Warning

Posted on March 3, 2014

Winter Storm Warning

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Advisory: Winter Weather Statement: State of Emergency – Borough Hall Closed – Snow Plowing continues

Posted on March 3, 2014

Advisory: Winter Weather Statement: State of Emergency – Borough Hall Closed – Snow Plowing continues

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Cold Weather Tips & Heating Assistance

Posted on February 28, 2014

Customers having difficulty with their bills due to the extended cold weather should contact JCP&L

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Free Native Plant Society Lecture - March 4

Posted on February 27, 2014

Native Plant Society will be hosting a free lecture

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New Nixle Communication service

Posted on February 19, 2014

The Governing Body and Administration are committed to providing up to date, informative communication to our residents

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TR Schools delayed opening 2.18.14

Posted on February 18, 2014

Delayed Opening

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Delayed Opening Toms River Regional Schools (Thursday)

Posted on February 13, 2014

Toms River Regional Schools 90 minute delay

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Be sure to shovel for safety !

Posted on February 13, 2014

Please take notice that for the safety of all residents, snow must be removed from sidewalks within 12 hours of daylight.

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Boro Hall is closed for the day

Posted on February 13, 2014

Borough Hall is closed today, Thursday January 13, due to a State of Emergency.

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Section 2 Trash pick-up on Friday (2-14)

Posted on February 13, 2014

Due to necessary snow plowing activities

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WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR OCEAN COUNTY

Posted on February 12, 2014

WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR OCEAN COUNTY

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Local Closings: Winter Weather Advisory

Posted on February 5, 2014

Please be advised that there is a 90 minute delay tomorrow (Wednesday February 5, 2014) for all municipal operations.

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WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR OCEAN COUNTY

Posted on February 3, 2014

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Ocean County and the surrounding area for 2 to 4 inches of snow.

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Flags at Half-staff today

Posted on January 30, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie has ordered all state buildings to fly at half-staff on Friday to honor Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Detective John Scott Stevens

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TR Schools – 90 minute delay / Municipal Offices open

Posted on January 29, 2014

The Toms River School System has a 90 minute delay, and Municipal Offices are open.

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Section 2 Recycling still on for today (1.29.14)

Posted on January 29, 2014

The Public Works Department is finishing snow-related work and will proceed to pick-up recycling for Section 2.

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Recycling District 2 moved to next Wednesday

Posted on January 22, 2014

Please be advised that due to snow plowing, tomorrow’s recycling pick-up for Section 2 will be moved to next Wednesday

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Municipal Offices – Delayed Opening

Posted on January 22, 2014

WINTER ADVISORY STATEMENT

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Winter Advisory

Posted on January 21, 2014

Weather Channel Advisory Statement

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Council Meeting cancelled

Posted on January 21, 2014

Please be advised that tonight’s Council Meeting is cancelled

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Council Meeting on 1-21-14

Posted on January 17, 2014

Please remember that Borough Hall will be closed on Monday, January 20, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Icy Conditions

Posted on January 10, 2014

Please be careful as the roads are extremely icy.

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Section 1 & 3 Recycling on 1-10-14

Posted on January 8, 2014

Please be advised that Residents in Section 1 and 3 will have Recycling picked-up on Friday, January 10.

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Section 1 Recycling 1/10/14

Posted on January 6, 2014

Please be advised that Residents in Section 1 will have Recycling picked-up on Friday, January 10.

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Court Closed Tomorrow

Posted on January 3, 2014

In anticipation of the major winter storm, Chief Justice Rabner has authorized the closing of all New Jersey State Courts and State Court offices tomorrow

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Borough Hall Closed – Friday, Jan 3rd

Posted on January 3, 2014

Borough Hall Closed – Friday, Jan 3rd

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StormWatch Closings

Posted on January 3, 2014

Storm Watch Closings

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Impending blizzard- Please remove vehicles from road

Posted on January 2, 2014

Due to the impending blizzard, the Borough of South Toms River is asking all residents to remove their vehicles from the street so that our Public Works Department may plow the roads as fast and effective as possible.

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Happy New Year

Posted on January 1, 2014

Happy New Year to all !

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Toys for families this Saturday

Posted on December 27, 2013

Toys for families this Saturday, December 28th, 2013

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Section 2 Recycling 12/27/13

Posted on December 23, 2013

Please be advised that all South Toms River residents in Section 2 will have Recycling picked up on Friday, December 27, 2013.

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Santa’s Coming this Saturday !

Posted on December 20, 2013

Santa will be arriving on the streets of Manitou Park Saturday at approx. 10am and then he will move onto Section 1 in South Toms River followed by Section 3 and then finishing up in Section 2.

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2014 Community Calendar

Posted on December 17, 2013

2014 Community Calendar

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Ocean County Sheriff’s Office: Winter Weather Advisory

Posted on December 10, 2013

Advisory: Winter Weather Advisory

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TREE LIGHTING TONIGHT AT 5:30PM

Posted on December 9, 2013

Just a reminder that South Toms River’s annual Tree Lighting will be held at Borough Hall TONIGHT, on Monday December 9, 2013.

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Oyster Creek Annual Siren Test

Posted on December 3, 2013

Oyster Creek will be performing their semi annual siren test this morning at 10:00 am.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 28, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving

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WEATHER ADVISORY STATEMENT

Posted on November 26, 2013

WEATHER ADVISORY STATEMENT

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Rabies Clinic – January 25, 2014

Posted on November 13, 2013

Take notice, that the Borough of South Toms River will hold its Free Rabies Clinic on Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Borough Public Works Garage, located at 1 Drew Lane, South Toms River.

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Tree Lighting and Reception

Posted on November 12, 2013

South Toms River’s annual Tree Lighting will be held at Borough Hall on Monday December 9, 2013.

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Happy Veterans Day

Posted on November 11, 2013

Today we honor all those to heroically give their lives to serve and protect our great Nation.

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Community Fundraiser for “Sweet Arielle”

Posted on November 10, 2013

We are a community and must support each other

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Greater communication in the works

Posted on November 2, 2013

We are proud to announce that the Borough is in the completion stage of having greater communication with you!

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Election Day coming up

Posted on October 30, 2013

Elections & Voting

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Halloween Date & Curfew

Posted on October 28, 2013

Please be advised that there are curfews in place during Halloween in order to keep our neighborhood safe

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Pinelands Commission formally approves certification of the Borough’s Master Plan and Ordinances

Posted on October 12, 2013

Pinelands Commission certifies South Toms River Borough’s Master Plan

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South Toms River Borough To Recognize Community Heroes

Posted on September 20, 2013

South Toms River Borough To Recognize Community Heroes

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September 11 - Day of Remembrance

Posted on September 11, 2013

Today at Noon, The Borough of South Toms River will participate in a Day of Remembrance for the victims of September 11th.

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Our Garden

Posted on September 7, 2013

As we grow our Borough, we would like to inform you of the fruit and vegetables that we grow.

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Having a Yard Sale?

Posted on August 29, 2013

If you are thinking of having a Garage/Yard Sale, don’t forget to get your permit from the Municipal Clerk’s Office.

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Pet License

Posted on August 29, 2013

Licenses MUST be renewed by January 31 of EACH year, and Rabies must not expire to November 1 of each year of renewal – per State law.

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National Preparedness Month

Posted on August 29, 2013

National Preparedness Month

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100 Ways to Conserve Water

Posted on August 27, 2013

100 Ways to Conserve Water

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Rental Assistance from the Dept of Housing and Urban Development

Posted on August 27, 2013

Rental Assistance Programs: New Jersey

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HURRICANE SANDY REBUILDING TASK FORCE RELEASES REBUILDING STRATEGY

Posted on August 27, 2013

HURRICANE SANDY REBUILDING TASK FORCE RELEASES REBUILDING STRATEGY

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Gas Mileage Tips

Posted on August 26, 2013

Gas Mileage Tips

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