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

Beginning Monday morning, March 23, 2015, United Water Toms River will begin to flush hydrants throughout its service territory in Toms River, South Toms River, and the Holiday City and Silver Ridge Park sections of Berkeley Township. The flushing program…

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

Snow approaching. Please remove vehicles from the road & clear sidewalks after snowfall for safe travel. The National Weather Service anticipates our area to receive snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches, with a Winter Storm Warning in effect from…

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Need a Permit or Certificate of Occupancy?

Need a Permit or Certificate of Occupancy? To better facilitate the permit or c/o process, please visit this page for forms and scheduling! Construction-Zoning-Code Enforcement.

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Learn Master Gardening Tips through Rutgers University

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES), Cooperative Extension, a unit of the experiment station, serves homeowners through factsheets, master gardener hotlines, workshops, and services that test soil and diagnose plant disease. Visit their site here for more information

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Back-To-School Backpack giveaway

Announcing the 8th sponsored by the South Toms River Recreation Commission, the South Toms River Area Optimist Club, & the South Toms River Municipal Alliance. On Saturday August 16th Center at #1 Drake Lane we will be giving away backpacks…

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3rd Quarter Taxes Extended to August 18th

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. Interest shall be charged back to August 1, 2014…

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TAX INCENTIVES FOR BUSINESSES ALONG ROUTE 166

TAX INCENTIVES FOR BUSINESSES ALONG ROUTE 166 The Municipal Council recently designated Tax Blocks 3, 4, 5 and 6 as an “area in need of rehabilitation”, which designation allows the Municipal Council to, among other things, grant tax exemptions pursuant to…

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SUMMER ENERGY-SAVING TIPS

SUMMER ENERGY-SAVING TIPS Courtesy of JCP&L • Install a programmable thermostat, which automatically adjusts your central air conditioner’s temperature settings, allowing you to save energy while you’re away. • Clean or replace central air conditioning filters as needed. • Turn…

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Road Improvements on Applegate Ave

Greetings family, I hope this message arrives to you in the best of health and spirit as we continue the much-needed improvements in our town. As you may have noticed, several projects are ongoing in STR. The most recent and…

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Daylight Savings – this Sunday

Just a reminder that Daylight Savings Begins on Sunday at 2am. Don’t forget to change your clocks! Also, remember that when you change your clocks, you should change the batteries on your smoke alarms!    

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Recognizing STR Police

Mayor and Council recognized the South Toms River Police Department and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office PROCLAMATION EXPRESSING THANKS TO AND RECOGNIZING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF SOUTH TOMS RIVER POLICE OFFICERS WHEREAS, the members of the law enforcement agency of the…

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Winter Storm Warning

    Winter Storm Warning Alert: …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST MONDAY… * LOCATIONS…THE INTERSTATE 95 CORRIDOR FROM THE PHILADELPHIA METRO AREA TO CENTRAL NEW JERSEY AND ACROSS TO COASTAL NORTHERN NEW JERSEY. * HAZARD…

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Be sure to shovel for safety !

Please take notice that for the safety of all residents, snow must be removed from sidewalks within 12 hours of daylight. Borough Code  13-3.1  Removal Required. The owner or tenant of lands abutting or bordering upon the sidewalks and gutters of…

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Winter Tips

Doing little things around the house can go a long way to having a healthy winter. This link to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency provides seasonal tips to help you and your family find ways to reduce pollution and learn…

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Santa’s Coming this Saturday !

The day is almost here. 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…

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2014 Community Calendar

2014 Community Calendar – READ ALL ABOUT IT !! Click here for the 2014 Community Calendar

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Rabies Clinic – January 25, 2014

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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Greater communication in the works

We are proud to announce that the Borough is in the completion stage of having greater communication with you!   We are almost fully integrated and are working out some details. However, with our new auto-attendant, we are more accessible…

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Election Day coming up

As Election Day approaches, here are some helpful links! Elections & Voting To find out where to vote (Polling Locations), follow this link Election Services provided by the Ocean County Clerk   Vote by Mail   Military, Civilian Overseas & Federal Voting   Federal Mail-in…

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September 11 – Day of Remembrance

Today at Noon, The Borough of South Toms River will participate in a Day of Remembrance for the victims of September 11th.  A moment of silence will be held outside of Borough Hall to honor all those who lost their…

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HURRICANE SANDY REBUILDING TASK FORCE RELEASES REBUILDING STRATEGY

HURRICANE SANDY REBUILDING TASK FORCE RELEASES REBUILDING STRATEGY  Strategy will ensure families, small businesses and communities are stronger, more economically competitive and better able to withstand future storms, and serve as a model for communities across the country See entire…

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Rental Assistance from the Dept of Housing and Urban Development

Rental Assistance Programs: New Jersey There are other opportunities for affordable housing in addition to the Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher Program and HUD subsidized public and private housing. Housing counseling New Jersey public housing agencies Search for a subsidized…

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100 Ways to Conserve Water

100+ WAYS TO CONSERVE When it comes to conserving water, small adjustments can have a big impact. Here you can sort through nearly 200 water-saving tips, download and print tip posters, or share your favorites on social media. INDOOR TIPS…

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Gas Mileage Tips

Gas mileage tips from fueleconomy.gov can help you reduce the amount of gas you use. If you are already following these tips, you are probably getting the best gas mileage your car can deliver. Drive more efficiently Keep your car…

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