Happening This Week....

Township Times

Weekly edition

News for the next week...

1/15 - Recycling Center - open from 9 AM to noon - center closes when dumpsters are full

1/17 - MLK Day - Municipal Offices Closed

1/20 - Curbside Recycling

1/23 - Boy Scout Christmas Tree Pick-Up


Boonton Township Trivia

Each week we will include a fun fact or historic tidbit about our great hometown

Morris Canal Mule Bridge over the Rockaway River

at Powerville

the bridge pier remains in the middle of the Rockaway River

view from Griffith Park side of river

If you have any old photos or newspaper articles about Boonton Township that you would like to share please let us know


Paul Allieri and Brian Honan to serve as

Mayor and Deputy Mayor in 2022

Paul Allieri Brian Honan

Paul and Brian were elected at the 2022 Township Reorganization meeting on January 3, 2022


Dog Licenses must be renewed by January 31, 2022

Need more info, call Carmen at (973) 402-4024 or cwong@boontontownship.com


2022 Recycling Schedule

save for future reference

shredded paper and pizza boxes

will no longer be accepted

at either the

Recycling Depot or Curbside Pick-up



Rockaway Valley Garden Club

The Rockaway Valley Garden Club generally meets the 2nd Tuesday of each Month.

Meetings begin at 10: 00 am and are held at the Boonton Township Municipal Building, 155 Powerville Rd.

Guest are always welcome, and we encourage you to come join us to see what we are all about.

Check us out at our website: www.RockawayValleyGardenClub.org or on our Facebook page.

Any questions can be sent to our email address: info@rockawayvalleygardenclub.org


News from our Health Officer

Public Health Nurse Office Hours

Our Public Health Nurse office hours are cancelled until further notice. If you would like to confer with our nurse, Cindie Bella, RN, BSN, REHS, MAS,

she can be contacted at

973-631-5491 or cbella@co.morris.nj.us

The Public Health Nurse serves as a vital resource to our community for health-related referrals such as COVID tests and vaccines or weigh loss management. Blood pressure screenings are done during office hours - no appointment is necessary. Stop by during office hours for more information.

Weekly Coronavirus Update

The cumulative number of cases as of the start of community transmission in Morris County of COVID-19 in early March 2020 now stands at 821 since January 13, 2022.

For health related information visit the Morris County Public Health website at: https://health.morriscountynj.gov/coronavirus/#cases for up-to-date data and information.

Go to https://www.morriscountynj.gov/Residents/Health/Coronavirus to find vaccination and testing sites in Morris County.

If you have any questions, call the County COVID Hotline at 973-829-8250.

COVID Testing Center re-opens at CCM

Morris County’s Board of County Commissioners announced the county will resume no-cost, COVID-19 testing inside the Student Center at the County College of Morris (CCM) on Monday, January 10, 2022.

Testing is available by appointment only. No one will be permitted to walk into the facility without an appointment, and appointments must be scheduled online by clicking here.

The center will be open seven days per week and appointments will be available between 7:00 a.m. and 6:45 p.m., except for a half-hour between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.


2022 Town Planner is available in the Municipal Building during regular business hours

one per family please


Book Club

Monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm in Town Hall.


In search of old Boonton Township photographs

for display in the Municipal Building

we can certainly arrange to reprint your photograph if you cannot donate it to the Township


A Message From the Boonton Township Police Department

Although the Holiday season is behind us, the Boonton Township Police Department is still reminding our residents to beware of the dangers of impaired driving.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a recent study indicated that crashes involving drunk-drivers have accounted for one third of all traffic fatalities nationwide.

As always, Boonton Township Police Chief Michael Danyo reminds all of our township residents, "don't drink and drive".

For more information and resources please visit www.njsaferoads.com.





This notification system allows residents to receive e-mail, text message, and/or other alerts regarding emergency notifications and other important messages regarding our community. With this program, you can choose to receive alerts by whatever method of communication you prefer.

Visit www.btpolice.org and click on the “emergency notifications” tab on the right side of the page. Follow the instructions to be redirected to the "Alert Boonton Township" registration page. Once redirected, ensure you are on the page for Boonton Township New Jersey and follow the step by step instructions on the web page to create an account and receive emergency alerts for Boonton Township.

"Alert Boonton Township" also automatically signs you up for Smart911 which provides you and your family with a potentially life-saving resource. Smart911 is a free emergency 911 component which helps our emergency dispatchers better assist you during an emergency. This service also allows residents to create a safety profile which can include any information they would like to share with first responders during an emergency.




Township of Boonton
155 Powerville Road
Boonton Township, NJ 07005

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