Borough of Matawan, NJ

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Join us Thursday, December 7th at 6:30PM to celebrate the Festival of Lights with Rabbi Malinger at Matawan Borough Hall...
12/05/2023

Join us Thursday, December 7th at 6:30PM to celebrate the Festival of Lights with Rabbi Malinger at Matawan Borough Hall - 201 Broad Street.

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12/05/2023

π’πžπ§ππ’π§π  π’πžπ§π’π¨π« 𝐒𝐦𝐒π₯𝐞𝐬 π‹πžπ­π­πžπ« 𝐚𝐧𝐝 π‚πšπ«π π‚πšπ¦π©πšπ’π π§ which is now in its fourth season is in full swing. Mayor Altomonte and the Economic Business Development Commission with assistance from Handy Helpers are asking you, your family, your friends, and/or students to take a moment to write a letter, make a card, or buy one to drop into the Sending Senior Smile Boxes at either of the two locations - Borough Hall - 201 Broad Street or the Geekery Comic Book Shop - 19 Little Street, Matawan. Cards and Letters can be dropped off until Friday, December 22nd.
They will be delivered to Senior Citizen Housing locations in Matawan on Saturday, December 23rd in the morning. For full Instructions with letter and card idea samples, CLICK this link - https://tinyurl.com/439y2skm Thank you, in advance, for your support!

Come out and join us for our Annual Tree Lighting on Wednesday, December 6th.  Festivities start 6PM and the fun goes to...
12/04/2023

Come out and join us for our Annual Tree Lighting on Wednesday, December 6th. Festivities start 6PM and the fun goes to 8:30PM. Special Guest Arrival at approximately 7PM. Bike Raffle courtesy of Matawan Fire Prevention Bureau. Will be tons of fun!

Due to the rainy forecast tomorrow, our Tree Lighting is rescheduled to Wednesday, December 6th.  See you all then!
11/30/2023

Due to the rainy forecast tomorrow, our Tree Lighting is rescheduled to Wednesday, December 6th. See you all then!

What a great day for a race this past Saturday at our 17th Annual Turkey Trot!!! Congrats to all 582 runners! Just AWESO...
11/27/2023

What a great day for a race this past Saturday at our 17th Annual Turkey Trot!!! Congrats to all 582 runners! Just AWESOME. Scan the attached QR code (in photos) for results and times from current and prior years or click the following link: https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/25014
Thank you all so much for donating to the Matawan Food Pantry. Our goal was $500, and we collected over $1,140.00. We appreciate all the food items that were also donated day of race. So, thank you again for your generosity!!!!!
Thanks to Matawan Police, DPW, Matawan Fire, Bayshore EMS and to all our volunteers: Gina, Guy, Eddie, Alexis, Kristin, Liv, Mac, Alex, Daryl, and Mitchell. THANK YOU CUB SCOUTS PACK 66. You guys are the best! Also much gratitude to all our wonderful sponsors.

Looking to burn off some of that stuffing? Join us for our fun family Annual Turkey Trot 5k run scheduled for tomorrow, ...
11/24/2023

Looking to burn off some of that stuffing? Join us for our fun family Annual Turkey Trot 5k run scheduled for tomorrow, November 25th. In-person registration will be open. Race starts at 8:30AM- Come out and run with us!!!

Borough Hall offices are closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday beginning at 12 noon today, 11/22, and will remain closed T...
11/22/2023

Borough Hall offices are closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday beginning at 12 noon today, 11/22, and will remain closed Thursday, 11/23, and Friday, 11/24. All offices will reopen on Monday, November 27th, and resume regular business hours - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

There will be a 6:30 PM service in observance of the Festival of Lights on Thursday, December 7th at 201 Broad Street.
11/14/2023

There will be a 6:30 PM service in observance of the Festival of Lights on Thursday, December 7th at 201 Broad Street.

Save the date: Matawan's Annual Tree Lighting is scheduled for Friday, December 1st 6-8:30PM at Terhune Park. Bring your...
11/13/2023

Save the date: Matawan's Annual Tree Lighting is scheduled for Friday, December 1st 6-8:30PM at Terhune Park. Bring your scarf and mittens as we all await the arrival of a very special guest. Activities and more information to follow.

Please note - Matawan Borough offices will be closed tomorrow, 11/10 in honor of Veterans Day.The offices will reopen at...
11/09/2023

Please note - Matawan Borough offices will be closed tomorrow, 11/10 in honor of Veterans Day.
The offices will reopen at regular hours - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm on Monday, 11/13.

Thank you so much to our 2023 Turkey Trot Sponsors: Premiere Sponsors:  Community Care Partners & Home Care For You, and...
11/08/2023

Thank you so much to our 2023 Turkey Trot Sponsors:
Premiere Sponsors: Community Care Partners & Home Care For You,
and our Gold Sponsors: Vigor Dispensary, T&M Associates, & An Eye to the Future

Sponsor Signs will be around town and we look forward to seeing everyone, November 25th at our Annual 5k.

Polls are open until 8pm
11/07/2023

Polls are open until 8pm

Happy Halloween!  Here are our winners for this years' Home Decorating Contest. Congratulations!
10/31/2023

Happy Halloween! Here are our winners for this years' Home Decorating Contest. Congratulations!

What a great day for a Halloween Parade this past Saturday, 10/28.  Hope everyone had fun at our Annual Spooktacular.  W...
10/30/2023

What a great day for a Halloween Parade this past Saturday, 10/28. Hope everyone had fun at our Annual Spooktacular. We absolutely loved the enthusiasm and all those AWESOME costumes. Thanks again to all our Candy Lane Sponsors. Special thanks to Matawan Recycling for those cool soccer balls. Shout out to Matawan Fire & Bayshore EMS for their trunks. Thank you DPW and the Police Dept. for all your help. Special thanks to all our wonderful volunteers: Guy, Gina, Eddie, Armand, Jeanette from the Matawan Library. You guys are the best. Thank you to Cub Scout Pack 66 for helping us dole out all that candy. Kudos to Brandon from the Brew for going all Dinasaur. Photo credit goes to Guy Buckel. Great pics!!!

On National First Responders Day, we honor and celebrate the brave women and men who put themselves in harm’s way to kee...
10/28/2023

On National First Responders Day, we honor and celebrate the brave women and men who put themselves in harm’s way to keep us safe ever day. Thank you!

The Borough had a wonderful time hosting so many of our Seniors for their Fall holiday luncheon yesterday, October 25th ...
10/26/2023

The Borough had a wonderful time hosting so many of our Seniors for their Fall holiday luncheon yesterday, October 25th at 201 Broad Street. We loved the Halloween shirts, hats and festive spirit. Congratulations to Linda and Anna our raffle winners. You guys are all AWESOME!!!

A BIG SHOUT-OUT to our Candy Lane Sponsors.  Thank you so much for your generous donations.  The Kids just absolutely LO...
10/25/2023

A BIG SHOUT-OUT to our Candy Lane Sponsors. Thank you so much for your generous donations. The Kids just absolutely LOVE it. Looking forward to a fun afternoon on Saturday 10/28 here at 201 Broad Street. Halloween Parade starts off the festivities at 1:45PM. See you all there!!!

Please pass along...Important information for Monmouth County Veterans.  Veterans Services Resource Fair being held this...
10/23/2023

Please pass along...Important information for Monmouth County Veterans.
Veterans Services Resource Fair being held this Wednesday, 10/25 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters at 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726
from 1 - 4 pm. Registration is recommended.
Full details described below.

The BOROUGH OF MATAWAN announces the sale of delinquent taxes and municipal charges through an online auction on Decembe...
10/20/2023

The BOROUGH OF MATAWAN announces the sale
of delinquent taxes and municipal charges through
an online auction on December 8, 2023 at 8:30 a.m.
For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies, and costs,
along with bidding instructions, please visit
https://matawan.newjerseytaxsale.com.
**Information can be viewed free of charge.**
Please note that the listings will go live
30 days prior to the auction date - November 8, 2023.

Halloween Line Up 1:30PMParade starts at 1:45PM & then Candy Lane,2-4PM: Bounce House, Swings, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, ...
10/20/2023

Halloween Line Up 1:30PM
Parade starts at 1:45PM & then Candy Lane,
2-4PM: Bounce House, Swings, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Balloon Artist, Halloween Slime Booth, Pumpkin Sand Art, Obstacle Course, DJ, Witches, Photo Op
Will be fun! See you there!

Due to the rainy forecast, today's Farmer's Market has been cancelled.
10/20/2023

Due to the rainy forecast, today's Farmer's Market has been cancelled.

Just a reminder that our fun family Annual Turkey Trot 5k run is scheduled for Saturday, November 25th.  Register online...
10/19/2023

Just a reminder that our fun family Annual Turkey Trot 5k run is scheduled for Saturday, November 25th. Register online at www.runsignup.com. Race starts at 8:30AM- Come out and run with us!!!

This Friday, October 20th will be our last Farmer's Market and we hope that you all had a wonderful time shopping local ...
10/18/2023

This Friday, October 20th will be our last Farmer's Market and we hope that you all had a wonderful time shopping local these past Fridays. The market will be open from 2PM-6PM weather permitting; so stop by for those fresh vegetables. Thank you to Jennifer Perkel!

Update: applications are now closed to new applicants.REMINDER: If you need help paying your water and sewer bills, the ...
10/16/2023

Update: applications are now closed to new applicants.

REMINDER: If you need help paying your water and sewer bills, the State LIHWAP program can help! To apply, go to waterassistance.nj.gov or call NJ211.

10/13/2023
Fall Leaf Pickup Map Oct. - Dec.
10/12/2023

Fall Leaf Pickup Map Oct. - Dec.

On behalf of Mayor Altomonte and the Borough Council, we want to thank the Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce, the Mat...
10/12/2023

On behalf of Mayor Altomonte and the Borough Council, we want to thank the Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce, the Matawan Economic Development Commission, the Matawan Day Street Festival 2023 Volunteer Committee, the Matawan Borough DPW, Police, Fire, Fire Prevention, and Bayshore EMS for making Matawan Day 2023 a safe and wonderful day for all who attended.

Matawan's 2nd Annual Halloween Home Decorating Contest starts today.  Enter your home address to recreation@matawanborou...
10/11/2023

Matawan's 2nd Annual Halloween Home Decorating Contest starts today. Enter your home address to [email protected] by 10/26 for a chance to win 1 of 5 $100 Visa gift cards. This year, the Recreation Commission will be judging between 10/28-10/30 and awarding the following:
2 best decorated homes daytime,
2 best decorated homes nighttime, and
1 overall.
Winners announced 10/31 by 4:30PM. Must come to the Borough at 201 Broad Street after 11/01 to pick up gift cards. Have fun!!!!
Any questions, please email [email protected].

Matawan's 17th Annual Turkey Trot is coming up next month on 11/25. Don't forget to sign up for this fun family event!
10/10/2023

Matawan's 17th Annual Turkey Trot is coming up next month on 11/25. Don't forget to sign up for this fun family event!

Hi Everyone- Get ready with those costumes for our Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, October 28th.  Stop by at 1:30PM ...
10/05/2023

Hi Everyone- Get ready with those costumes for our Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, October 28th. Stop by at 1:30PM to line up for our Annual Parade which will start at 1:45PM. Then there's Candy Lane for our trick or treaters! Candy Lane is sponsored once again by our local businesses. If any Main Street or Matawan business would like to participate with Candy Lane, please let Recreation know at [email protected].

Festivities for the kids will be between 2-4PM and will include pony rides, petting zoo, bounce house, obstacle course, balloon artist, witches, DJ, swing ride, picture ops and of course ...there will be CANDY!!!!

See you all there!!!

Since the forecast calls for rain on Saturday, Matawan Day Street Festival will now be held on Sunday, October 8th from ...
10/04/2023

Since the forecast calls for rain on Saturday, Matawan Day Street Festival will now be held on Sunday, October 8th from 12 pm - 5 pm on Main Street. Entertainment, bands, food, a food eating contest, the beer and wine garden, kids activities, the live broadcast booth, and over 200 vendors will all be ready for you on Sunday. Please join us for a fun and memorable day!

Due to the rainy forecast tomorrow 9/29, the Farmers Market is cancelled.  We hope to see you all next Friday, October 6...
09/28/2023

Due to the rainy forecast tomorrow 9/29, the Farmers Market is cancelled. We hope to see you all next Friday, October 6th from 2PM-7PM!!!!

SAVE THE DATES:  Event information to follow.....Stay Tuned!
09/27/2023

SAVE THE DATES: Event information to follow.....Stay Tuned!

The Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District has asked us to post this information about their open public forums. The ...
09/27/2023

The Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District has asked us to post this information about their open public forums. The purpose is to discuss the second question that will be on the November 7th ballot pertaining to added security at the schools. The meetings are from 6 pm to 8pm in the Matawan Regional High School Media Center and will held on the following dates:
Tonight, Sept. 26th
October 17, 2023
October 30, 2023
November 6, 2023
Click this link to learn more - https://www.marsd.org/Page/22691

We're just 12 days away and counting (and hoping for sunny skies) until the Matawan Day Street Festival 2023 begins!  We...
09/26/2023

We're just 12 days away and counting (and hoping for sunny skies) until the Matawan Day Street Festival 2023 begins! We'll have some special attractions and guests during the day that you're sure to enjoy. Shopping, food, giveaways, games, inflatables, beer, wine, entertainment, live music, and kids activities.
Come on down to Main Street on Saturday, October 7th for a fun-filled, memorable day for all ages.

Save the Date for Matawan's Annual Kids Halloween Spooktacular. Festivities to be held on Saturday, October 28th at 201 ...
09/25/2023

Save the Date for Matawan's Annual Kids Halloween Spooktacular. Festivities to be held on Saturday, October 28th at 201 Broad Street 1:30PM-4PM. We will have pony rides, petting zoo, a Halloween parade, bounce house, slide and lots of other fun activities. Be there around 1:30PM to line up for our Halloween Parade that starts at 1:45PM. Flyer with all the fun activities will follow.

You know that fall is around the corner when Matawan's Annual Turkey Trot is announced.  Registration is NOW OPEN for ou...
09/19/2023

You know that fall is around the corner when Matawan's Annual Turkey Trot is announced. Registration is NOW OPEN for our annual 5k run and fitness walk scheduled for Saturday, November 25th. We will be collecting non-perishable items on race day either bagged, boxed or canned for the Matawan Community Food Pantry which has served our community for over 25 years. Sis DeMarco & Kathy Odell coordinate efforts to provide food to over 100 households per month.
https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Matawan/MATAWANBOROUGH5K

What a wonderful afternoon with Produce Pete last Friday at our weekly Farmers Market. We had tons of fun and it was gre...
09/19/2023

What a wonderful afternoon with Produce Pete last Friday at our weekly Farmers Market. We had tons of fun and it was great seeing everyone!

Today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day.  Remember : Reduce, Reuse & Recycle, Matey!
09/19/2023

Today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Remember : Reduce, Reuse & Recycle, Matey!

It was a great night at Lakeside Dining at Lake Lefferts this past Friday.  The evening was a wonderful collaboration be...
09/18/2023

It was a great night at Lakeside Dining at Lake Lefferts this past Friday. The evening was a wonderful collaboration between the businesses, the Borough departments, and the Economic Development Commission that resulted in a wonderful night for all who attended. Our gratitude to all involved - The Matawan DPW crew for prepping the park, and helping out the night of the dinner, The Matawan police officer who helped diners safely across Ravine Drive to and from the parking lot, The Burger Shop for the food, The Geekery for the trivia contest, Brew Coffee Bar for the coffee, Tommy Torres for the music, and the Matawan-Aberdeen Public Library for their sponsorship of the music. Finally, our gratitude to all of you who came to dine at Lake Lefferts. We loved having you! Enjoy the photos. We look forward to holding one more night before the season ends. Details to come!

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201 Broad Street
Matawan, NJ
07747

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

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+17325663898

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