Happening This Week....

News for the next week...

2/10 -   Last day to pay 1st quarter taxes without penalty

2/10 -  Township Committee Meeting - 7 PM

2/10 -  Board of Health Meeting - 7:30 PM

2/11 -  Rockaway Valley Garden Club program: Mixed Borders: Creating Gardens for Every Season - 11 AM

2/11 -  Book Club - 7 PM

2/14 - Valentine's Day


Congrats to RVS Boys Basketball

on their WIN at the Morris County Tournament over Assumption School, Morristown on February 1st

Go Falcons!!


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Census workers needed for Boonton Township and surrounding towns

$21/hour with flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training.  For more information call 1-855-562-2020 or on-line at 2020census.gov/jobs


winter weather reminder

Township ordinance prohibits depositing or throwing snow or ice upon any right-of-way within the Township - so please refrain from plowing, snow blowing or shoveling snow and ice into the roadway.  (ordinance 112-1.C)




New Jersey Devils Discounted Tickets


Boonton Township Recreation now has discounted Devils tickets!!

As a member of the Devil’s family we hope you are excited for the 2019-2020 season and are looking forward to seeing you at the Prudential Center!

Below is a link to exclusive offers for specially priced tickets to upcoming Devils games!



                                  Boonton Township Recreation Spring Track Program  


The Recreation Department would like to join the Morris County Lakeland Hills Track League

Several surrounding towns compete with weekly practices and track meets on Friday evenings or Sunday afternoons. We would like to start this program, however we need enough committed children in order to participate.  If your child is interested in signing up to get the program started please email recdirector@boontontownship.com  Parents volunteers will also be needed.  This would be a great program for our young children in Grades K-5.  Please help spread the word!


Mountain Creek Season Pass

                                               Exclusively priced lift tickets and passes for Mountain Creek Ski Resort                                         


                            Pin#:  935  Password:  When prompted for password new members create your own or existing members can use the password they created last year (or reset password, if they don’t remember it).


Men's Basketball

Head over to RVS on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM for men's basketball.  These are informal pick-up games - all are welcome!


Free Youth Baseball Clinic

Focusing on fielding, throwing, and pitching. Open to all baseball players ages 8 to 12. Saturday mornings from 10 AM to 11:30 AM from January 11th - February 29th. Rockaway Valley School Small Gym.

Bring your baseball glove and wear sneakers.  Any questions regarding this clinic, please contact Steve Kern at stevenk@turtle.com



Rockaway Valley Garden Club

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM, the Rockaway Valley Garden Club will host a free program entitled “Mixed Borders: Creating Gardens for Every Season.”

Since it’s mid-winter, are you thinking about how you can make your garden more interesting this year, what your garden is lacking, or what you can do to add beauty through every season? 

Bruce Crawford, Director of Rutgers Gardens, will share tips and techniques to plan for year round garden intrigue. 

Join us and discover additional examples and design suggestions for a stronger, attractive garden with yearly appeal.

The Rockaway Valley Garden Club generally meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Meetings begin at 10:00 AM and are held at the Boonton Township Municipal Building, 155 Powerville Rd.

Guests are always welcome and we encourage you to join us to see what we are about.  

Check us out at rockawayvalleygardenclub.org or on our Facebook page.

Questions can be sent to  info@rockawayvalleygardenclub.org

For information on membership, contact Karen at (973) 588-7599


Book Club

The Book Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7 PM in the Municipal Building. 

The next meeting is February 11, 2020 and the selection  is any autobiography of your choosing.

The book selection for the March 10, 2020 meeting  is The Guardians by John Grisham.




The AARP Tax-Aide program offers free income tax preparation in conjunction with the IRS and the AARP Foundation. The program is open to everyone regardless of age but is primarily geared to senior citizens. There may be some limitations depending on the complexity of the return.

There are locations throughout Morris County:  local offices include Boonton Senior Center (Tuesdays), Parsippany Community Center (Tuesdays and Thursdays), Kinnelon Fire House (Thursdays) and Denville Municipal Building (Wednesday). 

Taxpayers need to bring a social security card, picture ID, last year’s tax return, all documents dealing with wages (W-2), income from various sources (1099 INT, 1099 DIV and 1099 Misc), records of all expenses (medical costs, donations. Real Estate tax, higher education costs, etc).

The hours are 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM from February 4 thru April 14. Individuals must call and leave a message stating their name and telephone number, preferred date, email address and a time when they can be contacted to firm up the appointment.  Calls will be returned in a timely manner when we are able. Once an appointment is made please arrive a few minutes early to complete necessary paperwork.  If for some reason you cannot make your appointment you should call the above number to reschedule.  This will allow us time to contact other taxpayers in need of our services.

Site contacts for those mentioned above:

For contact information to make an appointment and a list of all sites in Morris County go to www.freetaxesmorrisnj.org.  Offices will be open February 3 thru April 15.


Rockaway River Watershed Cabinet

The Rockaway River Watershed Cabinet is hosting a Free Environmental Visual Assessment Training on February 22, 2020 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Denville Town Hall, 1 St. Mary's Place, Denville.

 The objective is to conduct assessments in the Rockaway River watershed. 

For more information and registration contact Kristen Andrada, Watershed Ambassador at wsa.wma6@morrisparks.net




Township of Boonton
155 Powerville Road
Boonton Township, NJ 07005

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