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Civil War Medal of Honor:   Thomas Fallon is Freehold Borough’s only Medal of Honor recipient. He was awarded the medal in 1891.  In 1957 the US Army handed the medal over to Dickinson College’s Archives & Special Departments.  Local resident Muriel Smith was instrumental in returning the Medal of Honor to Glenn Cashion, a descendant of Thomas Fallon at a special ceremony at Borough Hall on February 4th. Click here for pictures

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The Freehold Borough Police Department has immediate openings for Full & Part Time Crossing Guards for the morning and afternoon shifts. Training & equipment for the position(s) will be provided. Salary $14.17/hr. For more information, please contact Monica Bernaducci at 732 462-1233, ext. 102, or visit us at 36 Jackson St., Freehold.

Curbside Leaf Collection Currently Underway


Please be advised that effective immediately, DeLisa Demolition & Disposal will no longer accept 95 gal. tote-type trash containers for garbage disposal..   All containers must be  65 gals. or less in size.  If you have any questions  in this matter, please call 732 462-4200.  Thank you.

RECYCLING NOTICE:  Effective immediately, DeLisa Demolition & Disposal will no longer pick up any recycling material unless it is in the Freehold Borough blue or yellow bucket, or a similar type garbage can.  Do not place any recycling materials in any type of bag, whether it is clear plastic or paper.   If you do not have a blue or yellow bucket, please call 732 462-4200.  We will deliver one to you.

The only acceptable recycling materials will be cardboard, newspaper, bottles, cans, mixed and office paper, and plastics (Code #1-2).  None of these may be contaminated with food waste.  No other materials will be accepted.   NO PLASTIC BAGS AT ALL!

Several changes have been made recently to the recycling regulations in Freehold Borough.  Residents are urged to visit  our website at
to access and download the “Recycle Coach”  app, for all the latest information on trash and recycling regulations and schedules in the Borough.


Advisories and Alerts


“TOGETHER, WE CAN HELP KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE” - Please see an important message from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security attached.

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.

2018 Beautification Contest Winners



Non-Point Pollution Tips


Important Phone Numbers:
Jersey Central Power & Light 888 544 4877
New Jersey Natural Gas 800 221 0051
Freehold Borough Police 732 462 1233
Emergencies 9-1-1
First Aid Squad 9-1-1

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

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


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