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Sanitary Sewer Line Cleaning Project Updates

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Please be advised National Water Main Cleaning Co. will continue the cleaning and televising of sanitary sewers.  The working crews will be working near River Edge Road and North Prospect Ave. and will continue towards Locust Ave. and North Prospect Ave.

Residents should expect sporadic road closures and lane diversions throughout the Borough. United Water stated that residents may experience brown water coming from their sink faucets if they live in the area where the sewer work is being performed. Residents are advised that if they experience brown water conditions in their homes, they should open their faucets and run the water until the water runs clear.  United Water stated there should be no need to boil any water prior to use.

Please sign-up for Nixle alerts and continue to check the website for further updates on the project.

CANCELLED: Municipal Court - Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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Please be advised the Bergenfield Municipal Court is cancelled for May 13, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.  If you had a scheduled court appearance, please contact (201) 387-4055 ext. 2 for your new court date.

CONGRATULATIONS BEARS!

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The Bergenfield High School Boys Basketball Team are the Group 3 State Final Champs. Congratulations, we are rooting for you all the way!

Click here to read the story on NorthJersey.com!

ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT ON APRIL 4TH!

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Meet the Easter bunny and enjoy free gifts and activities on Saturday, April 4th at 10:00 a.m. in Memorial Park.

Sponsored by the Borough of Bergenfield and the Joan Schaefer Recreation Department.

Bergenfield Volunteer Ambulance Corp Vendor Event!

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The "Vendor Event" will take place Saturday, March 14th in the Bergenfield Ambulance Building, located on 1 Froelich Street in Bergenfield.  Directions: Corner of Front and Forelich Streets.  Two blocks north of the Bergenfield Library.  FREE ADMISSION, and the event will take place Rain or Shine!

St. Patrick's Day Parade!

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The St. Patrick's Day Parade will be taking place this upcoming Sunday, March 15th at 2:00 p.m., on Washington Avenue.

Bergenfield Weight Loss Challenge 2015

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Click here to download the flyer

STATE OF EMERGENCY

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Governor Chris Christie has issued a State of Emergency for the entire State of New Jersey.  Borough Hall offices will close at 3:00 p.m. today, and will remain close on Tuesday, January 27th.

BOROUGH HALL SCHEDULE DUE TO SNOW EMERGENCY

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Monday, January 26th
Snow emergency is in effect.
No parking on Borough streets, vehicles parked in violation of Snow Emergency WILL BE TOWED.

Tuesday, January 27th
All offices within Borough Hall will be closed.
Garbage and recycling pickup is cancelled. 
Rabies Clinic is postponed until further notice.

Wednesday, January 28th
Bulk pickup is postponed until next Wednesday, February 4th. Do not place any bulk items at the curb.

Reminder: Please do not throw snow into the street at anytime.
Snow must be placed on your property.

Deadline Extended: Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition for Juniors & Seniors

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Update: Please note, the deadline for the scholarship contest has been extended to Monday, March 23, 2015.

The New Jersey League of Municipalities and the Borough have an excellent scholarship opportunity for High School Juniors and Seniors from Bergenfield. The program will offer three $1,000.00 scholarships through the Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition.

This statewide scholarship competition centers on the theme “What My Municipal Government Does Best” and seeks to advance the virtues of elected and volunteer members of municipal government.

Please click on the links below for full details on the application process and contest. We hope that many of our students will represent Bergenfield in the competition.

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