Nestled in the Watchung Mountains, New Providence is home to 12,000 residents within 3.6 square miles in northwestern Union County, NJ. We are a  warm and welcoming community known for our beautiful residential neighborhoods, exceptional school system, our vibrant Business Community, and wonderful recreation facilities.  We welcome you to explore our website and our town!

Special Notices
New Jersey Flag Status Notification – Monday, May 27, 2018, All Flags Half-Staff until Noon

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2018, flags are quickly raised to full-staff position and then slowly lowered to half-staff,...

Borough Offices Closed for Memorial Day

Borough offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

Borough Summer Hours

Borough offices will close on Fridays at 1 PM from May 31 through Aug. 30.

Hometown Hero Banner Locations

If you are looking for a specific Hometown Hero Veteran Banner, below are links for the banner groups and  map....

$430,000 for New Providence Safe Routes to School

New Providence school children walked and biked their way to a new $430,000 grant, for a total of $892,000 including...

JCP&L Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol

Jersey Central Power & Light will be conducting our Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol. Vegetation Management Aerial inspections are scheduled...

Affordable Housing Letter for Legislators

Residents are encouraged to download the and modify as you deem appropriate. Alternatively, you may write your own letter. You...

Attention Firearms Applicants

Effective immediately, the New Providence Police Department will no longer distribute paperwork related to any and all firearms applications. The...


Upcoming Events

all-day Borough Offices Closed
Borough Offices Closed
May 27 all-day
Borough offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
5:00 am Weekly Grass and Brush Pick Up
Weekly Grass and Brush Pick Up
May 27 @ 5:00 am
May 27 grass and brush pick up moved to May 29 Sept. 2 grass and brush pick up moved to...
10:00 am Memorial Day Parade
Memorial Day Parade
May 27 @ 10:00 am
The Memorial Day Parade remembering those who died in active military service will be held on Monday, May 27 –...
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