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FREEHOLD MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
MONDAY, MAY 30TH

Freehold Borough’s 142nd annual Memorial Day Parade will be held this Monday morning, May 30th. The Freehold Borough Memorial Day Parade is New Jersey’s
longest running parade of its kind.  It is also the largest such parade in Monmouth County with over 70 participating units each year.  

A “Service of Reflection” will be held at Elks Point (intersection of Rts. 79 & 537) at
8:30 a.m to honor all the American service men and women who lost their lives in defending our country.

A flag-draped casket, escorted by members of the various service branches, will lead the parade down West  Main St. at 9:45 a.m.   At 10:00 a.m., the various veterans groups, bands, fire departments, first aid squads, youth groups, decorated floats, and  civilian organizations will follow.


REMINDER;   THERE WILL BE NO TRASH COLLECTION ON MEMORIAL DAY, MONDAY, MAY 30TH.


Upcoming Downtown Events June 2016


Road Closures – May 26, 2016:  Roadwork is currently underway at the following locations. You will have limited, if any, access to these streets, so please plan your activities accordingly:

1.   Elm St. is closed to traffic today.
2.   Conover St. is closed from Marcy St. to Elm St.
3.   Hudson St. is closed from Mechanic St. to Elm St.
4.   Ann St. is closed from Park Ave. to Yard Ave.


From the desk of Councilman Ronald Griffiths, Council Liaison to the Human Relations Committee. . . .

The Human Relations Committee is currently seeking new members to join the committee, as well as becoming volunteers to assist in various events and projects in the Borough.  Please see the attached flyer for complete information. Thank you.


Freehold Community Garden Information and Application

A message from the Friends of the Library……..

A Monmouth County Master Gardener will be at the library this Thursday evening, May 26th, to help you make your small garden thrive.   Please see the attached flyer for details. Click HERE for flyer. Please contact the library at 732 462-5135 if you have any questions.


HOUSING REHABILITATION: Freehold Borough’s Housing Rehabilitation Program is currently accepting applications from qualified homeowners or investor/owners of rental properties who wish to make improvements to their property in order to bring it up to Code compliance. Click here for more information.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: FT Fire Prevention Specialist

New Jersey Law Enforcement Examination (LEE).
Click HERE for information.

BOROUGH SHADE TREES

Advisories and Alerts

Help Your Community Exercise Their Right to Vote!

PROPERTY REVALUATION PROGRAM

HEALTH & SAFETY TIPS

Important Phone Numbers:
            Jersey Central Power & Light        888 544 4877
            New Jersey Natural Gas                 800 221 0052
            Freehold Police Department           732 462 1233
            Emergency                                       911
            Freehold First Aid Squad                 911

Read more about Public Safety Tips and Around your home and yard

Call before you dig

FirstEnergy Storm Center

TICK IDENTIFICATION & TESTING PROGRAM The Monmouth County Mosquito Commission currently provides   tick identification and testing at their Tinton Falls location for County residents who have received a tick bite.  The identification service is free, but there is a $25.00 fee for testing the tick for the organism which causes Lime disease.  For more information, please log on to the website www.vistingmonmouth.com/mosquito/tick.html

MOSQUITO CONTROL In order to control the mosquito population in our area, the County will be conducting aerial spraying of pesticides on an “as needed” basis starting June 1 through November 30th.  Residents may request that they be notified 12 hours prior to the scheduled application.  Please log on to the County website at www.visitmonmoouth/mosquito.com for more information.

 

Borough Meetings and events for the next 30 days

 

Recreation

 

 

Roads and Borough Projects

Road Closures – May 26, 2016:  Roadwork is currently underway at the following locations. You will have limited, if any, access to these streets, so please plan your activities accordingly:

1.   Elm St. is closed to traffic today.
2.   Conover St. is closed from Marcy St. to Elm St.
3.   Hudson St. is closed from Mechanic St. to Elm St.
4.   Ann St. is closed from Park Ave. to Yard Ave.

 

 

New Water Meter Replacement Program Coming Soon, On or About July 1st