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Posted on: March 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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Great news this week as New Jersey awaits delivery of the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine! With expanded eligibility on the horizon, Hopewell Township remains committed to ensuring our most vulnerable residents can find an appointmen...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Township Committee recognizes March as Women's History Month

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At the Township Committee meeting on Monday, March 1st, the Committee declared March to be Women's History Month by adopting Resolution 21-80, A Resolution Honoring Women's Contributions and Celebrating March as Women's History Month. Click on the link to...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Committee Member Kristen McLaughlin's video message for March, 2021

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In this video, Committee Member Kristen McLaughlin discusses current issues the Committee is working on, including the budget, COVID-19, Women's History Month, and the new New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's stormwater regulations.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Tonight- Learn about the new NJDEP stormwater updates at the Township Committee Meeting

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The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is requiring all municipalities to update their stormwater control ordinances to reflect recent updates to the state stormwater regulations. Tonight is a presentation on the updates and an introduction...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Now is a good time to remove Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses

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The Spotted Lanternfly was busy laying its eggs throughout the fall. Now is a good time to get out and examine the trees and the surrounding surfaces in your landscape to check for the egg masses. Although the cold weather has killed off the adult lantern...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

COVID-19 Update February 26, 2021

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COVID-19 Update: The Hopewell Township Health Department is reporting 16 additional COVID-19 cases for the week ending February 26th. Fortunately there were no fatalities. The total now stands at 653. Though case numbers are declining, and residents are s...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

COVID-19 Counter

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These numbers are cumulative, and represent a snapshot in time. They can change daily or even hourly as new data comes in.  This represents only laboratory-confirmed cases, and does not include people who are sick but unable to be...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Mercer County has been awarded nearly $11 million to help local renters avoid eviction

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Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes today announced that the county has been awarded nearly $11 million to help local renters avoid eviction during the ongoing pandemic. The grant, which was made possible by the federal stimulus package signed in Dece...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Helicopter Inspections by JCP&L coming soon to Hopewell Township

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In approximately one week, weather permitting, Chesapeake Bay Helicopters (CBH) will be mobilizing to the JCPL region and will begin performing routine patrols on all JCPL 115kV bulk transmission lines. The helicopter to be used for these patrols will be ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Dave Guerard, Public Works General Foreman, earns certification

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Public Works is delighted to share that General Foreman Dave Guerard has earned his Certified Public Works Manager certification. He successfully completed a 168 hour course at Rutgers and earned a top score on the New Jersey Department of Community Affai...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Summer Camp Registration opens on March 1st!

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Summer Camp Registration 

Summer Camp Registration is here and will officially open on Monday, March 1st!!  We are very excited for Summer 2021, with MANY new camps coming your way!!  We have added PRE-K Camp options as well as a...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

State increases capacity limits for religious services and large sports and entertainment venues

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The State of New Jersey is increasing capacity limits for religious services and large sports and entertainment venues, and is allowing a limited number of spectators at collegiate sporting events, mirroring last week’s announcement on youth sporting even...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

COVID-19 Update February 19, 2021

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COVID-19 Update: For the week ending February 12th the Health Department investigated 34 new cases and for the week ending February 19th an additional 21 COVID-19 cases were reported. Hopewell Township’s cumulative case total is now 637. Althoug...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

The Department of Environmental Protection is hiring for over 700 seasonal jobs!

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The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for hundreds of jobs throughout state parks, forests and natural and historic sites, Acting Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced today. Beyond providing a fun and engag...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Please help the Prevention Coalition of Mercer County by filling out this short survey

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Help the Prevention Coalition of Mercer County plan for the year by filling out their short survey.

Local data is extremely important for the planning and program implementation process. Please support the Prevention Coalition of Mercer County in their eff...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Township Committee Continues Black History Month Recognitions

The Hopewell Township Committee met Tuesday night and continued their Black History Month recognitions. The meeting began with a presentation by Larry Kidder, the former president of the Hopewell Valley Historical Society, a 30+ year volunteer at the Howe...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

It's Kindergarten Registration time!

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It's Kindergarten registration time at the Hopewell Valley Regional School District!
Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year began on Monday, February 1, 2021 for children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2021. More...
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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Utility Bill Help is Available

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In this time of COVID, many people are struggling to keep up and pay bills. Our local utility providers and the State of New Jersey have financial assistance programs to help those in need.

PSE&G- https://nj.pseg.com/saveenergyandmoney/gethelppayingyou...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Upcoming Construction- PSE&G Road Work Starting on or about Feb 22

PSE&G will be starting work on the replacement of utility lines to improve the reliability of the electric service network. Work will be on NJ Hwy Route 31, Hopewell-Pennington Road (CR 654), Moore’s Mill Mount Rose Road and Pennington Rocky Hill Road...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

New Jersey Poison Control Center Sees Large Increase in Children with Edible Marijuana Exposure

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This week, a pre-teen was admitted to a NJ hospital experiencing adverse health effects after ingesting a large quantity of candy containing marijuana. The candy (Medicated Sour Skittles) was packaged almost ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?

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New Jersey is rolling out COVID-19 vaccines in a phased approach to all adults who live, work, or are being educated in the State.

We are currently in the Phase 1A, vaccinating health care workers and long term care residents. Within six months, New Jerse...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

A Storm is Coming! Be prepared for Possible Power Outages

Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially when they last a long time. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, you need not be concerned about losing your perishable foods. For prolonged power outages, there are steps you can take t...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

State help is available for rent and utilities

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Need assistance paying your utility bills? The State of New Jersey has programs that can help with your home heating bills & emergency fuel assistance. Enrollment is now open and available online.
  Apply Online Now:  bit.ly/DCAIDport...
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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Public Works is Prepared for the Winter Weather

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Public Works is getting ready for the winter weather! 

Reminder, local ordinance prohibits parking on municipal roads when 2 or more inches of snow has accumulated. Visit the Public Works Snow Information page  for more information about ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Be prepared for Public Works clearing the roadways!

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From the Department of Public Works

Prepare for the upcoming snow: Please remove basketball hoops, hockey goals, skateboard ramps, and other athletic equipment from roadway in order to prevent damage to the equipment and plow trucks. Parking on Township s...

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