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Upcoming Events
Calendar Yard Waste Pick Up
Date October 03 2022
Recycling All Zones
October 03 2022
Mayor and Council Meeting
October 03 2022 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garbage Zone A
October 04 2022
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Senior Events
October 03 2022 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
October 04 2022 9:30 am - 1:15 pm
October 05 2022 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
October 06 2022 9:30 am - 1:15 pm

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William J. Chegwidden


Fall is always a busy time of year and this year is no different in Wharton.

Our annual Job Fair is coming up on October 12th from 6-8 p.m. outdoors at the American Legion Post 91located at 99 N. Main St. There will be many companies in attendance looking for new employees. For more information on the Job Fair click here.

Our free rabies shot clinic will be on October 15th from 8-10am at the DPW Garage located at 180 W. Central Ave. For more information on the Rabies Shot Clinic click here.

A reminder that the last day to register to vote in the General Election is October 18th. The General Election is on Tuesday, November 8th. For more information on General Election click here.

Our last concert in our Summer Concert Series is Big Hix on October 28th from 6-9 pm at Betty Poyer Field (corner of W. Dewey and W. Central).

Judging for the Annual Halloween House Decorating Contest will take place the week of October 24-28th. There is no need to register to take part in the contest. Winners will be announced at HalloWharton on October 29th.

Get your costumes ready, because HalloWharton is on October 29th for Wharton residents only. There is also Safe Trick or Treating at the Fire House on October 31st.

It’s going to be another fun fall in Wharton!

Borough of Wharton

Wharton is a community of approximately 6,500 residents in the highlands of Morris County. Wharton is located between Routes 15, 46 and 80, stretching south from the main entrance of Picatinny Arsenal, a major army research and development center, to Route 46 abounded on the west by Roxbury Township and the east by Dover and Rockaway Township. The Borough is approximately 2.2 square miles.

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10 Robert Street, Wharton,
New Jersey 07885
Phone - (973) 361-8444

Town Hall Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Moday thru Friday

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