News & Notices
PARK AVENUE AND KING GEORGE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION:
Construction on King George Road and Park Avenue will begin on or about April 10, 2017. The contractor will begin milling on King George Road. Preliminary work (e.g. tree removal) on Park Avenue will be done simultaneously to minimize the overall project time. Work will take place on weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The roads will remain open to local traffic only. Police, Fire and EMS vehicles will always have access. There may be some delays associated with construction.
Health Department Launches a Bright New Web Page
Parks & Recreation Commission 2017 Events Calendar
Emergency Alerts from Pennington Borough will be transmitted through Nixle. In order to receive alerts you must be registered with Nixle Emergency Alerts from Pennington Borough will be transmitted through Nixle. In order to receive alerts you must be registered with Nixle http://www.nixle.com/accounts/login.
To learn more about the Nixle service, go to http://www.nixle.com/resident-faqs/
SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD – IMMEDIATE OPENING - Apply in person at Pennington Borough Hall, 30 N. Main Street, Pennington, NJ or call 609-737-0276 to request an application. EOE.
Pennington Borough 2017 Household Trash & Recycling Calendar
LOOKING FOR SOLAR?
EnergySage is the only independent comparison-shopping website for solar energy systems and financing options in the country. The EnergySage portal accessed through SolarHopewell.org  (see link on the left banner of the website) provides concise information about financial options including purchase and lease comparisons, solar technologies and materials, specifications for your situation, and projected future savings. The online marketplace provides direct contact with a growing list of pre-screened and validated solar installers. By fostering competitive bidding the process leads to the most appropriate system design and scale and leads to the best possible price quotes.
DROUGHT WARNING DECLARED IN MERCER COUNTY
A drought warning has been issued for a number of NJ Counties, including Mercer. See the attached flyer to learn how you can help conserve water. "Toilet leak detection tablets" are available at Borough Hall.
PARK AVENUE AND KING GEORGE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION:
Due to the Governor's Executive Order that suspended the Transportation Trust Fund from early July 2016 until November 1,2016, the planned road reconstruction on Park Avenue and King George Road is anticipated to be completed in the spring of 2017.
BOROUGH ENACTS NO SMOKING ORDINANCE:
The Pennington Borough Council has approved an ordinance prohibiting smoking and the consumption of smokeless tobacco products within Kunkel and Sked Street parks and within a 35 foot radius of the front entrance to all municipal buildings.
Signs will be posted in the parks and at the front entrance to the Municipal Building and the Senior Center.
Tax Map - 2015
Fall Leaf Collection Notice
Effective August 1, 2016 Notary Services are not provided by the Borough. Residents can find a notary at the Mercer County Library - http://www.mcl.org/lib/notary.html
Controlling Mosquitoes In Your Municipalities
There are many opportunities for public service that fit a variety of interests, time commitment and skills, including Planning Board, Environmental Commission, Shade Tree Commission, Historic Preservation, Parks and Recreation and Economic Development.
If you are interested, please complete a Citizen Leadership Form and return it to the Borough Hall. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Borough Administrator, Eileen M. Heinzel. A full list of Borough committees can be found in the "Government" tab of the Borough website.
IRS and Public Utilities Scams
Tree Planting Program
Residents are reminded that Pennington Borough has a noise ordinance that prohibits construction of any type other than repairs or maintenance done by a homeowner during the hours of 7 pm to 7 am Monday through Friday, 7 pm to 8 am On Saturday and all day on Sunday.
Pennington Trail Guide
Pennington Connection to the Lawrence-Hopewell Trail:
The Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT) is a 20+ miles bicycle and pedestrian recreational trail and transportation corridor through public and private lands in Lawrence and Hopewell Townships, Mercer County, New Jersey. The Pennington connection to the LHT starts at the Stony Brook bridge on Pennington-Rocky Hill Road. To learn more about the LHT http://lhtrail.org
Bear Safety Tips
Bear information for Homeowners
To learn more about Pennington history please visit "Pennington in the Past" on Facebook
PENNINGTON FARMERS MARKET
The Market is closed for the Winter
Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm at Rosedale Mills, 101 Rt. 31 North.
For more information visit http://penningtonfarmersmarket.org/
2016 Water Quality Report - For the Year 2015 (PDF)
Is there a streetlight out in your neighborhood? If you’re a PSE&G electric customer, you can report a streetlight at www.pseg.com/home/customer_service/outage_info/streetlight_out.jsp
or call PSEG at 1-800-436-7734.
Important Note: The pole number (found on the metal tag on pole), street name, nearest cross street, and “in front of address” are needed to help PSEG locate and complete the repair.
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