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Shunpike Road Water Main Break Disrupts Traffic

Shunpike Road Water Main Break (2)

A water main break on Shunpike Road across from the main entrance to the Baltusrol Golf Club just before Baltusrol Way has disrupted the flow of traffic between Springfield and Summit.  Water began flowing out into the road in the morning.  New Jersey American Water was called to assess the problem and just after noon, […]

Recycling Collection Uncertain Due To Unpredictable Snowfall Conditions

Department of Public Works

An announcement by the Township of Springfield advises, “All residents should put their recyclables out the night prior but no later than 6 am Wednesday regardless of the weather forecast.”  With snowfall expected overnight Tuesday into Wednesday and a Winter Storm Warning in effect from midnight tonight to 6 p.m. Wednesday, there is uncertainty about whether […]

Public Invited to Annual MLK Observance

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Springfield Interfaith Clergy Association and the Township of Springfield are sponsoring an annual observance for Martin Luther King Day.  On Monday, January 20, 2014 at 12 p.m. the Vigil for Peace & Understanding will be held in the main chamber on the 2nd floor of the municipal building at 100 Mountain Avenue.  The event […]

Winter Storm Springfield Information

Springfield Municipal Building

A winter storm warning in effect for parts of New York and New Jersey, including Springfield, from 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 2 to 1 p.m. on Friday, January 3 has government officials scrambling to make preparations.  Counties and towns are posting updates to remind everyone about policies in effect to facilitate snow removal and […]

Recycling Collection Schedule Changed for New Year’s Day

Department of Public Works

Ordinarily, the recycling haulers for Springfield canvass the town every Wednesday morning.  However, because New Year’s Day falls on a Wednesday this year, the holiday has resulted in a change to the date recycling will be collected according to an announcement on the Township website.  Instead of putting out recycling bins Tuesday evening for Wednesday […]

Last Minute Springfield Election Day Guide

Springfield Municipal Building

There’s a lot going on in Springfield on Election Day.  This Tuesday, November 5th, polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  and after a number of changes last year due to Superstorm Sandy, things are back to the normal routine for Springfield voters.  Depending on your district, one of fourteen political voting subdivisions […]

Huber and Barnett Violate State Financial Disclosure Law

Springfield Democratic Party Website Screenshot

Deputy Mayor Rich Huber and Committeeman David Barnett have not filed their Financial Disclosure Statements as required by the State Local Government Ethics Law according to the Division of Local Government Services.  Huber, who is running for re-election with David Amlen, recently released a campaign mailer criticizing his opponent for similar violations but has kept […]

First Same-Sex Marriage Applicants Arrive At Town Hall

Springfield Municipal Building

Same-sex couples in Springfield joined others in New Jersey who applied for their marriage license on Monday after Governor Chris Christie dropped his appeal of the gay marriage ruling.  Three couples have stopped by the Clerk’s Office at the Springfield Municipal Building to ask about a license.  However according to the Clerk, only one application […]

Caldwell Place Road Improvement Scheduled For Monday

Caldwell Place Road Improvement

Still reeling from the frustration of months long construction on Hillside Avenue, the community was notified today that Caldwell Place is scheduled to be under construction beginning Monday, October 21st for a period of approximately 30 days depending on weather conditions.  The Township put out an automated telephone call this morning to explain the schedule […]

Townwide Leaf Collection Begins Late October

Fall Leaf Collection

If the changing colors of the leaves isn’t enough proof that autumn is here, you don’t have to drive far around town to see an increasing number of leaf piles growing in front of homes.  The Springfield Department of Public Works has put out information about their leaf collection routine that is mostly unchanged since […]

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