The New Providence Police Department has a crime prevention unit. Officers can assist with home security surveys and other crime prevention matters. Please call the police desk to be connected with someone who can assist.
Borough phone lines are currently out of order. Verizon has been notified and is working to correct the issue. In the interim, please use the Contact Us forms if you need assistance.
Union County has launched Recycle Coach, a free app designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and engage the public in the principles of “Reduce, Re-use and Recycle.”
Recycle Coach provides accurate, up-to-date information on Union County’s recycling events, as well as local recycling schedules in a handy, user-friendly mobile format.
Check out the new Recycle Coach for detailed recycling information and a downloadable app!
The New Providence Fireworks, originally scheduled for July 3, is rescheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday, July 5. The festivities on South Street begin at 7 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. South Street will be closed from Gales Drive to Springfield Ave. starting at approximately 6:30 PM.
The event includes entertainment by DJ Souren of Club Souren on South Street. There will be “Chalk on South” (kids of all ages can get a free “bucket” of chalk to create art and messages on the street), free giveaways, and lots of fun for the whole family. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to watch the fireworks.
Please check www.newprov.org or www.newprovbiz.com for any further updates.
The fireworks were made possible by the donation from event sponsor, Investors Bank. The event is also sponsored by Accent Printing, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Colonial Appliance, Hair Salon Body & Soul, Kapuscinski Luongo Architects, Martial Arts for Life, NJ Sharing Network, NP Downtown Improvement District, Souren Communications (sponsoring Club Souren DJ), Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and New Providence Business, which sponsors the Summer Concerts, Street Fair, Downtown Trick or Treating and Scarecrow Stroll, the Holiday Festival, and other community events.
A major fiber optics cut has affected telephone service throughout New Jersey. The borough phone circuits are currently inoperable. Crews are working on fixing the issue. In the interim, if you need to contact the borough, please use the Contact Us forms. We apologize of any inconvenience.