Due to the power line that fell Saturday night, electrical repairs need to be made today, Wednesday, on Grove Ave. Grove Ave between Oakland & Dellwood will be closed Wednesday from 9am - 2pm and from 11pm - 7am Thursday. Please avoid the area during these time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

                          There will be overnight work by NJDOT's contractors at various locations on Rt.27 this week Tuesday - Friday nights between the hours of 9pm-5am. The crews will be resetting manholes and working on inlet drainage grates.



There will be several road projects occurring this weekend and next week that will effect travel in Metuchen. Please be aware of the following:

  • Milling and paving of Woodmont Way, New St. and Pearl St. started on Tuesday 4/17/18 and will conclude by Saturday 4/21/18. Schedule could change due to weather. Expect delays, detours and roads closures during this time. Access to the parking deck will remain open.
  • There will be overnight construction at various locations on Rt.27 this week by NJDOT as part of the repaving project. Crews will be resetting man hole covers and drainage grates.

The Mayor will be hosting open office hours this week
at his office at Borough Hall on Wednesday, April 18
between 10am and noon. No appointment necessary. 

News and More...
Meter Pit Information (pdf)
Middlesex Water Company Installing Exterior Meter Pits in Metuchen – many residents have asked about the white, plastic containers being installed on numerous streets in Metuchen. Click here to learn about Middlesex Water Company’s multi-year plan to relocate interior water meters to exterior meter pit enclosures.
2018 Mosquito Control
For information about 2018 mosquito control from Middlesex County, please click below.
Pedestrian Bridge
Following a Borough engineer’s inspection on 1/30/18, safety deficiencies were discovered at the Graham Avenue “Kahn’s Crossing” pedestrian bridge over the Greenway. As a result, the bridge is closed. Once all safety concerns are addressed, the Borough will reopen the bridge. Updates will be posted once more information becomes available. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
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.
MMA Parent Series Snow Date (pdf)
The Technology Dependence Program originally scheduled for March 21 has been postponed due to the storm. The new date is May 10. Please click "more" for further information.
2018 Introduced Budget
Please click "more" to see Metuchen Borough's 2018 Introduced Budget.
As of April 1st, Metuchen Recycling Center has new hours.
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am-1:00pm. Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm. Closed Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Bulldog Baseball Camp (pdf)
at Metuchen High School. July 9th-13th, July 16th-20th, or July 23rd-27th, 9am-1pm. Click "more" for information and registration form.
Parent Series Program (pdf)
This is a free program for adults over 21 only that will consist of three monthly workshops (March, April & May) discussing important health topics affecting today's youth. Please click "more" for information. ***Please note that the March 21 Technology Dependence workshop has been rescheduled to May 10***
Borough of Metuchen Social Media Policy
Bear Safety Tips
DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife says you should report bear damage, nuisance behavior or aggressive bears to their Wildlife Control Unit at (908) 735-8793. During evenings and weekends, residents should call the local police department or the DEP Hotline at 877-WARN-DEP (877927-6337).
Middlesex County Residential Cooking Oil Program (pdf)
Middlesex County Residents Only. Liquid Vegetable Oils Only. Residents must see an attendant before unloading their vehicle. This program starts April 1st.
Middlesex Greenway Named Great Public Space (pdf)
The Middlesex Greenway was desigated a Great Public Space by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association. "The Greenway has become an outstanding recreational space for residents of all ages and abilities ...."
Follow the Metuchen Police on Twitter to receive information, tips, traffic alerts and safety messages @MetuchenPDChief
Residents, please be aware of a
potential scam involving someone calling your home and telling you that because you are a good customer, you will receive a substantial discount on your monthly bill. Then they ask for your personal information. As a reminder, DO NOT GIVE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANYONE OVER THE TELEPHONE.
Being prepared for disasters and emergencies can seem like a big job. Many people don't know where to start, so they never start at all. With Do 1 Thing you can take small steps that make a big difference in an emergency. Do 1 Thing is a 12-month program that makes it easy for you to prepare yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies or disasters.
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.
Middlesex County Improvement Authority Recycling
Thanks to the cooperation of the people who live in Middlesex County, the MCIA and its 14 municipal partners operate one of the most successful recycling programs in New Jersey.
Metuchen has been designated a Sustainable Jersey Community (pdf)
The Borough of Metuchen is a Sustainable Jersey certified community--one of only 180 in the state.

Upcoming Events
Sat Apr 21
Town Wide Garage Sale
Mon Apr 23
Arts Council - 8:00PM
Wed Apr 25
Court - 5:30PM
JuneBug - 7:00PM
Accessibility Commission - 8:00PM
Thu Apr 26
Historic Preservation Commission - 7:30PM
TV & Technology - 8:00PM
Tue May 1
Shade Tree Commission - 7:30PM
Human Relation Commission - 7:30PM
Wed May 2
Court - 5:30PM
JuneBug - 7:00PM
Thu May 3
TRC - 6:30PM
Planning Board - 7:30PM
Mon May 7
Borough Council Meeting - 7:30PM
Tue May 8
Library Bd. of Trustees @ Library - 7:00PM
Wed May 9
Court - 9:30PM
Traffic & Transportation - 7:30PM
Recreation Soccer Meeting - 8:00PM
Thu May 10
Metuchen Municipal Alliance - 7:15PM
Zoning Board - 7:45PM
Mon May 14
Pool Commission - 7:30PM
Tue May 15
Parking Authority - 7:30PM
Recreation Commission - 7:30PM
Wed May 16
Court - 5:30PM
Environmental Commission - 7:00PM
JuneBug - 7:00PM
Thu May 17
TRC - 6:30PM
Planning Board - 7:30PM
Travel Soccer Meeting - 7:30PM
Fri May 18
Court - 9:00AM
Sun May 20
Spring Street Fair -
Mon May 21
Borough Council Meeting - 7:30PM

Ord. 2018-05 & Ord. 2018-06 - Final - Rec. Fees and COLA (pdf)