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Public Notices

A website has been set up for Metuchen residents who are: 1) federal employees impacted by the shutdown; and 2) service providers willing to lend a hand to those seeking help. If you or any of your neighbors are in need of or are able to provide assistance, please visit and complete the online form at

 The Mayor will be hosting open office hours this week at his office at Borough Hall on

Thursday, January 24 between 10am and noon.

No appointment necessary.

 Due to scheduled equipment maintenance today, you may experience periodic programming interruption on local channel 15.

Update from Middlesex Water Company

on Water Transmission Main construction on Durham Avenue

For week of January 21, 2019, the work activities for the Middlesex Water Company Western Transmission Main project are anticipated to be as follows:

North of Route 287 - Borough of Metuchen

  • J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. (contractor) will continue 42-inch transmission main installation westbound of Desser Place on Durham Avenue.
  • J. Fletcher Creamer & Sons, Inc. (contractor)  will transfer services, install a hydrant, and complete a tie-in in the area between Jersey Avenue and Hampton Avenue.

The service line work and hydrant work will be in the roadway and will cause traffic issues between Jersey Avenue and Hampton Avenue.  There should be space for Westbound traffic on Durham Ave.

Please click here for a map that shows the approximate location of scheduled work for the week.


Visit for current information on the project.


News and More...
Local History Day 2019 (pdf)
Metuchen/Edison Local History Day is Sunday February 10, 2019!
Metuchen Media
MeTV has been re-launched as Metuchen Media!
Special Drop-Off Days at Recycling Center
Residents will be able to drop off cardboard at the former DPW Recycling Center on Jersey Ave on the following dates:
Metuchen Dog & Cat License Application
All 2018 Dog/Cat license will expire on January 31, 2019. Fees are as follows: Spayed/Neutered dogs are $11.20, and non-neutered/spayed dogs are $14.20. Cat license fees are $8.20.
2019 Metuchen Tee Ball (pdf)
Baseball and Softball! Register now! Boys and Girls Ages 4-15. Click "more" for further information.
2017 Audit Report
The 2017 Report of Audit on the Financial Statements for the Borough of Metuchen is now available
Elizabethtown Gas Pipeline Replacement Projects
Elizabethtown Gas has informed us that they will be starting gas pipeline replacement projects in the Borough on or about 11/5/18 through year end.
Main Street Streetscape Project
Last year the Borough received a Transit Village grant from the NJ Department of Transportation to replace sidewalks and curbing in bad condition on Main St. The project will also create two ADA compliant handicap parking spots on Main St as well as ADA ramps at the intersections.
Employment Opportunity (pdf)
Lime, the provider of the planned bike share program for Metuchen, is seeking a full-time Operations Manager to supervise their bike share programs in Metuchen, Plainfield and Keyport, NJ.
The Metuchen TV - Technology Committee Survey Results
The Committee collected feedback regarding our cable TV and internet service providers. You'll find the results below.
Stop Animal Abuse!
To report animal cruelty/neglect in the following towns: Edison, Piscataway, Dunellen, Metuchen & Highland Park, please call 732-248-7343. You must leave your first name, call back number and basic information of the complaint. See something, say something!
PSE&Gs Storm Information
In an effort to better inform residents about PSE&G's ​s​torm restoration process and protocols, ​the links below ​are available for reporting and tracking outages and getting useful information about storm preparedness.
Borough of Metuchen Social Media Policy
Follow the Metuchen Police on Twitter to receive information, tips, traffic alerts and safety messages @MetuchenPDChief
Taxes Can Now Be Paid Online
Please have your Block and Lot and Utility ID numbers handy before entering.
Metuchen - The Brainy Borough
The Historic Preservation Commission is please to present a compilation of history in "Metuchen - The Brainy Borough". Enjoy the reading and learning of why Metuchen earned its name "The Brainy Borough"
Welcome to Metuchen (pdf)
A directory for the Borough of Metuchen produced by the Borough Improvement League.

Upcoming Events
Wed Jan 23
Municipal Court - 5:30pm
Accessibility Commission - 8:00pm
Thu Jan 24
Historic Preservation Committee - 7:30pm
TV & Technology Commission - 8:00pm
Mon Jan 28
Arts Council - 8:00pm
Fri Feb 1
Municipal Court - 11:30am
Tue Feb 5
Human Relations Commission - 7:30pm
Shade Tree Commission - 7:30pm
Wed Feb 6
Municipal Court - 5:30pm
Thu Feb 7
TRC - 6:30pm
Planning Board - 7:30pm
Mon Feb 11
Borough Council Meeting - 7:30pm
Pool Commission - 7:30pm
Tue Feb 12
Library Bd. of Trustees @ Municipal Library - 7:00pm
Wed Feb 13
Municipal Court - 5:30pm
Senior Citizen Commission @ Senior Center - 6:30pm
Traffic & Transportation Commission - 7:00pm
Thu Feb 14
Metuchen Municipal Alliance - 7:15pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment - 7:45pm
Tue Feb 19
Parking Authority - 7:30pm
Recreation Commission - 7:30pm
Wed Feb 20
Environmental Commission - 7:00pm
Thu Feb 21
TRC - 6:30pm
Planning Board - 7:30pm
Fri Feb 22
Municipal Court - 11:30am

R2019-56 - Resolution Authorizing Executive Session (pdf)