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Township of Lawrence
Thursday March 14th, 2019 :: 06:00 p.m. EDT


Lawrence Township News for the Upcoming Week

It Is Not Too Early To Start Thinking About Summer - The Lawrence Township Recreation Department has information about all their summer programs.  Please go to their webpage,, for all the details.

MCIA Recycling Event - Mercer County Improvement Authority is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Electronics Recycling Event on March 30, 2019, between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm at the Dempster Fire School. Click here for full details.

Annual Egg Hunt - Come out and celebrate spring at the annual Egg Hunt sponsored by the Police Department. The event will be held on April 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., rain or shine at Central Park. Click here for the flyer.

2019 Safety Town Program
Attention Parents of Fall 2019 Kindergartners! The Lawrence Township Recreation and Police Department are pleased to announce registration for the 2019 Safety Town Program. This year's program will be held at Ben Franklin Elementary School beginning Monday, June 24 and will run through Wednesday, July 3 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Safety Town is available to the fall 2019 incoming kindergartners. There will be trips to the police and fire departments, visits by other professionals and different fun-filled experiences for the students. The staff will instruct the students about safety around the home, school bus, fire safety, how to make a 911 emergency telephone call and many other important safety lessons. Registration is limited to 65 students.  Please Click here to register online.  If you have any questions, please call the Lawrence Township Recreation Department at 609-844-7067.

Aqua New Jersey Annual Flushing: Aqua NJ will begin their annual flushing in Lawrence Twp. They will be flushing this area over the course of the next two weeks, March 11 to March 22, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, weather dependent. Residents in this area will be notified Sunday night with an auto call. The water is safe to consume during the flushing period. You might notice a slight decrease in pressure and/or a slight discoloration to the water. If you need additional information or have questions, please visit their website.

Annual Stream Cleanup. Join your neighbors and our Public Works Department to help clean up Colonial Lake Park on April 6, 2019, between 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. See flyer for more details.

Important Information About Lead in Your Drinking Water. For residents who are serviced by Trenton Water Works, please see the attached notice for tips in reducing lead in your drinking water.

Dog License Renewals - All dogs seven months and older should have been licensed in January.  Please stop by the Clerk's Office to renew your license.  Late fees will be assessed beginning April 1.  Click here for license application. If you have any questions or need additional information about licensing, please call the Clerk's Office at 609-844-7000.

The 2019 Lawrence Township Municipal Calendars are still available! The calendar is free to residents and can be picked up in any of the Municipal Offices or downloaded using this link.

Road Work
  • US Route #1 Road Widening - NJDOT continues the Route #1 road widening project. Delays are expected as there will be lane shifts and closures in the southbound lanes between Nassau Park Blvd. and Quakerbridge Mall.  Please use caution in the construction area.

Message from the Department of Public Works:

The Township recently revised the brush collection regulations effective January 1, 2019. (Ordinance No. 2307-18)

The week of March 18 is Zone 3.  Only those residents in Zone 3 should be placing brush in the roadway this week.  If you are unsure of your designated zone for your property, you may check the On-Line Property search on the Township website at Material should be placed in an area on the street not greater than four feet (4’) from the edge of the pavement.  Tree trunks and stumps are prohibited.  Trees, or segments of trees and branches greater than six inches (6") in diameter may not be disposed of through the municipal curbside collection.  Vegetative materials shall not be piled greater than three (3’) in height and twelve feet (12') in length .  Once the truck has collected your street, they will not return until the next month’s collection.


If you have any yard waste, you may take it to the Ecological Facility on Princeton Pike between the hours of 7:30 am and 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  The Ecological Facility is now closed on Saturdays.


If you have questions or need additional information, please call the Department of Public Works at 609-587-1894.


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