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Township of Lawrence
Wednesday November 27th, 2019 :: 06:00 p.m. EST


Lawrence Township News for the Upcoming Week

Municipal Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28th and 29th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

There will be NO trash collection on Thursday, November 28th.  The make-up day will be Saturday, November 30th.

Trash WILL BE collected on Friday, November 29th.

Deep frying a turkey can be dangerous.  The Township would like to ask everyone to be careful and follow these Thanksgiving Safety tips when preparing your meal.

Tree Lighting: The annual Town Hall Tree Lighting is now scheduled for Friday, December 6th at 6:00 pm.


Pull out your lights and holiday displays and spread the holiday cheer throughout Lawrence Township!

It’s time to untangle those lights and start decorating for the first annual Lawrence Township Holiday Lights Decorating Contest! The Contest will have three categories, Best Theme, Best Classic, and the Clark Griswold award. Judging will take place from 6pm-9pm on December 12th. Registrations must be made by noon December 12th. To register please click here or call us at 609-844-7067.


TWW Announcement: TWW will begin a phased rollout of its corrosion-control project on Tuesday, December 3. The project will introduce zinc orthophosphate into a portion of our 683-mile, water-distribution system to prevent lead from leaching into the drinking water from the older service lines and household plumbing fixtures in TWW's service area. We started laying the groundwork for corrosion control in February 2018. Corroded water-service lines are often a source of lead contamination in drinking water. Attached contains more details about the program and Orthophosphate.


TWW - Connects Reverse 911 System: TWW - Connects is a Reverse 911 or "Robocall" system that Trenton Water Works will be using to nofiy residents about water related issues. See flyer for more details and how to register.

Registration for Fall and Winter Recreation Programs is Still Open!  The Lawrence Recreation Fall and Winter programs are now open for registration! Please click here to register.


The Lawrence Township Recreation Department is now on Facebook. 
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Cat License Renewal:  Next Week, late fees will be assessed for those individuals who have not yet licensed their cat.  Please stop in the Clerk's Office to get a license for your pet.  Any cat over the age of 7 months old is required by law to be licensed.  Proof of current rabies certification and proof of spaying or neutering (if applicable) must be presented when a license is purchased by mail or in person. The fee is $11.00 if spayed or neutered and $14.00 if not spayed or neutered. Click here for the application. Should you have any questions, please contact the Municipal Clerk at 844-7000 during business hour of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

MCIA Recycling Guidelines: Think Beyond the Bucket! You can recycle so much more than just paper and plastic. Please take some time to go to the Mercer County website for recycling information and to see their new "Beyond the Bucket" resource guide.

Message from the Department of Public Works:

2019 Leaf Collection Continues Through December
All residents should be aware of the leaf collection program has begun. Please click here for further details.

As a safety precaution during this leaf pick-up season, please be advised that parking your hot car on leaf piles could start a fire.

All commercial landscapers shall be registered annually with the
Township of Lawrence by March 31st.


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 will be open on Saturdays through November.

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


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Township of Lawrence
2211 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

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