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Watchung Borough

Watchung Borough Official page of the Borough of Watchung, NJ Watchung is a Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey.

The name 'Watchung' comes from the Lenni Lenape Native Americans, meaning 'high hills'.

Operating as usual

Traffic Impact Alert
11/23/2022

Traffic Impact Alert

ROAD Closure on CR531 Hillcrest in Warren starting, Mon. 11/21. The work area will be closed for construction by PSE&G for approx. 6 weeks during the working hours of 9:00am-4:00pm.

Check out the post for more details or go to warrennj.org to view the detour map.

Remember to Vote in the Special School ElectionDecember 13, 2022Polls Open: 6am to 8pmPolling Location: Firemen's Exempt...
11/23/2022

Remember to Vote in the Special School Election

December 13, 2022
Polls Open: 6am to 8pm

Polling Location:
Firemen's Exempt Hall, 57 Mountain Blvd

Hillcrest Road Now Open from Watchung Police Department : Nixle
11/19/2022
Hillcrest Road Now Open from Watchung Police Department : Nixle

Hillcrest Road Now Open from Watchung Police Department : Nixle

UPDATE: Hillcrest is now open in both directions. Hillcrest Road north bound lane will be closed for approximately two hours, beginning at 10 AM for utility work. Please plan an alternate route.

Hillcrest Road Now Open from Watchung Police Department : Nixle
11/17/2022
Hillcrest Road Now Open from Watchung Police Department : Nixle

Hillcrest Road Now Open from Watchung Police Department : Nixle

UPDATE: Hillcrest is now open in both directions. Hillcrest Road north bound lane will be closed for approximately two hours, beginning at 10 AM for utility work. Please plan an alternate route.

Stirling Road Water Main Break from Watchung Police Department : Nixle
11/11/2022
Stirling Road Water Main Break from Watchung Police Department : Nixle

Stirling Road Water Main Break from Watchung Police Department : Nixle

Stirling Road is closed between Brookdale Road and the Watchung Circle due to a water main break. American Water is on scene, but expect widespread service distruption through the afternoon and into ...

11/11/2022

WATER MAIN BREAK ALERT!

Stirling Road is closed between Brookdale Road and the Watchung Circle due to a water main break. American Water is on scene. Widespread service disruption may be experieced as repairs are ongoing. Further updates will be pushed out as circumstances warrant. Thank you for your patience.

The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Watchung will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 9:30 ...
11/10/2022

The Mayor and Council of the Borough of Watchung will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 11, 2022 at 9:30 am

Due to expected inclement weather, this event will be held inside BOROUGH HALL.

All are invited to attend.

11/08/2022

Come join us for our annual Tree of Lights event on Saturday, December 3rd at 5:30PM at the Village Green. This year we will be honoring the origins of the event and bringing back some of our founding members!

Want to dedicate a light? Head over to our website at www.watchungems.org and donate! 🚑

THE MAYOR'S FACILITIES AD-HOC COMMITTEE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU!PLEASE TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEYPurpose of Survey: This...
11/08/2022

THE MAYOR'S FACILITIES AD-HOC COMMITTEE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

PLEASE TAKE THIS SHORT SURVEY
Purpose of Survey: This informal survey shall help assess how well the current Watchung Borough Library is meeting the needs of its residents and visiting patrons. It is designed to better understand the current and changing needs relative to programs, services, materials, equipment, and other community needs.

You can access the survey on your mobile device by using the QR Code below or by clicking: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Ha4cBWLruveY02iuff_UFYwiPs94cPClgrwhq68Fqc8/edit

If you prefer to download the survey from the Borough website, click here: https://watchungnj.gov/component/fileman/file/2022/October/FILLABLE%20Library%20Input%20Survey%202022.pdf?routed=1&container=fileman-files

Tomorrow is Election Day! If you did not participate in early voting or if you did not sign up for vote-by-mail, make su...
11/07/2022

Tomorrow is Election Day!

If you did not participate in early voting or if you did not sign up for vote-by-mail, make sure you stop by your polling location to cast your votes.

Polls open from 6am to 8pm!!

1st Annual Scarecrow Stroll & Contest was a great success! Congrats to the winner and participants!Please remember to re...
11/04/2022

1st Annual Scarecrow Stroll & Contest was a great success! Congrats to the winner and participants!

Please remember to remove your scarecrow by Sunday, November 6th!

See you again next year! Thank you!

ADVISORY - UPDDATED TENTATIVE PAVING SCHEDULE FOR JOHNSTON DRIVE AND SCOTT DRIVE.
11/03/2022

ADVISORY - UPDDATED TENTATIVE PAVING SCHEDULE FOR JOHNSTON DRIVE AND SCOTT DRIVE.

Address

15 Mountain Boulevard
Watchung, NJ
07069

Opening Hours

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

Telephone

+19087560080

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