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Westwood Regional High School Faces Two False Alarm Lockdowns in Two Months

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Twp. of Washington NJ, twice in the past two months, Westwood Regional High School has experienced security alert-triggered lockdowns that prompted immediate police response. Both incidents turned out to be false alarms, causing significant stress and frustration for parents, students, and staff.

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Milling and Paving Work in Twp. of Washington Starting March 25th

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Twp. of Washington NJ, PSE&G will be in town Milling and Paving from March 25, 2024 through April 9, 2024. The start time each morning is 7:00 AM and completion is approximately 3:00 PM. PSE&G did deliver notices to residences of the impending work.

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The Ins and Outs of Styrofoam Recycling in Ridgewood: What You Need to Know

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Ridgewood is committed to working with our neighbors and cutting costs through shared service agreements. The use of our styrofoam condenser at the Ridgewood recycling center is a great example. Sharing with Glen Rock, Twp. of Washington , Garfield and soon Ho-Ho-Kus, all five communities can reap the benefit of one piece of equipment while helping the environment at the same time.

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Strength and Speed Coach Charged with Sexual Assault of Twp. of Washington Child

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of DONALD KUMAR DAVIS (DOB: 03/17/1990; single, strength and speed coach) of Lyndhurst, NJ, formerly of Nutley, NJ, on charges of aggravated criminal sexual contact and endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Wyckoff Police Department under the direction of Chief David Murphy.

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Township of Washington Police Busts Suspect in Multiple Car Break-ins

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Twp. of Washington NJ, on February 20 2024 at approximately 4:20 AM, Township of Washington Police responded to the Northeast Side of the Township to assist Hillsdale Police Department who had multiple vehicles entered in their town, on our border.

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The Township of Washington Police Department Warns Residents on “ding dong ditch” Incidents

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Twp. of Washington NJ, the Township of Washington Police Department would like to inform the residents that over the weekend we had reports of “ding dong ditch” incidents.

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Passaic Valley: Flood Warning for Hackensack Watershed Area

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Twp. of Washington NJ, the Township of Washington Office of Emergency Management attended a meeting earlier today to discuss needs, concerns and preparedness across the Townships emergency services in regards to the impending storm over the next 24 hours.

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Twp. of Washington, Town Day has Been Rescheduled for Sunday 10/08/2023 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm

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Twp. of Washington NJ, due to forecasted weather conditions, Town Day has been rescheduled for Sunday 10/08/2023 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.   Event Parking is primarily located at the Bethany Community Center as street parking will be limited in the area.

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Drugstore Chain Rite Aid Plans Store Closings

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Drugstore chain Rite Aid plans to shut down hundreds of stores in bankruptcy, according to the Wall Street Journal, as the company figures out how to address billions of dollars’ worth of debt and a swath of opioid-related lawsuits.

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Utility Pole Snaps in Twp. Of Washington During Thunderstorm Activity Monday

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Twp of Washington suffered intermittent power failures after a pole cracked during Monday afternoons thunderstorm activity . Washington Township Police warned residents Ridgewood Road will be detoured until further notice at Beech and President for a utility pole that cracked in half. PSE&G is on the scene and no injuries were reported .

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Major Water Main Replacement in Twp.of Washington

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Twp. of Washington NJ, please be advised Veolia North America has informed us that on or about June 12th, 2023 they will be replacing water mains on Hoover Avenue (From Curtis Place to Jackson Avenue), on Curtis Place (entire length) and on Jacob Road (entire length). Notices will go out to residents from Veolia prior to the actual work to alert them of any water disruption etc. associated with this project.

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Twp of Washington Roadway Milling: Washington Avenue & Pascack Road Intersection May 9 through May 12

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Twp. of Washington NJ, the Township has  reached the final stages of the Washington Avenue and Pascack Road Intersection Project and expect Milling and Paving Operations to begin on Tuesday May 9th and continue through Friday evening, May 12th. During this final part of the project, please expect detours and major delays and plan an alternate route on the following dates.

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Veolia Watermain Construction Project Expect Road Closures on Pascack Road & Washington Avenue in Twp. of Washington

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Veolia (Formally Suez) will be conducting work on the watermain on Pascack Road and in the intersection of Washington Avenue & Pascack Road on Monday April 17th, Wednesday April 19th and on Monday April 24th.  Details about what is to be expected each day are listed below.  Pictured to the right of this message, is a Water Bypass installed on a Fire Hydrant. Residents may see these devices in use. They are in place to maintain water service to area residences.  Also pictured is a diagram of the Washington Avenue & Pascack Road intersection to better depict the change in traffic pattern.

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