Town Hall in Wharton, NJ

Morris Canal

Winter at the Morris Canal Lock 2 East

National Night Out

Members of the Wharton Fire Department at National Night Out 2019


Irondale Mountain


2017 Color Run

Wharton Library

Library Dedication 2019


Washington Forge Pond

Canal Lock
Morris Canal Lock 2 East

Wharton News

The Borough has recently updated the Stormwater Ordinance. To view it click here.

Free Colonoscopies at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

The Borough of Wharton is improving the parking lots around Town Hall, the Police Department and the

We have posted upcoming free cancer screening events here:CANCER THRIVING & SURVIVING WORKSHOP - Mind

Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, the March 9th Planning Board Meeting will be held online

The March 8th public meeting of the Mayor and Council will be an in person meeting at Town Hall at 7

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)(Updated- January 15, 2021) 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations

Wharton Borough has a new service request portal for residents to use. You can report a pothole, inform

The Borough of Wharton is hosting a Local Job Fair outdoors at the MacKinnon Middle School on Wednesday,

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Calendar Recycling All Zones
Date March 08 2021
Calendar St. Mary's Senior Club
Date March 08 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Calendar Mayor & Council
Date March 08 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Calendar Garbage Zone A
Date March 09 2021
Senior Events
Calendar Shopping
Date March 08 2021 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Calendar Medicals
Date March 09 2021 9:30 am - 1:15 pm
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Date March 10 2021 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Calendar Medicals
Date March 11 2021 9:30 am - 1:15 pm

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William J. Chegwidden


During these unprecedented and trying times I think it’s important to take a moment to say thank you. Thank you to the President and Vice President for helping to get us the equipment that we need and for their efforts to help. To the state , the Governor, and the County for setting up testing systems and for their efforts to help. The heros in scrubs, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers who have been on the front lines taking on a big responsibility every day.  Our first responders who are out every day still doing their part to keep everyone safe.  All of our essential workers for doing their part to keep everything going as best we can. The health department and our town nurse for everything they have been doing.  Our very own DPW and employees for keeping the Borough functioning. The teachers, parents, and students for doing their best to adapt to a new learning situation. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered in some capacity to help their fellow citizens. Thank you to our residents for doing the right thing and staying home. I am hopeful that we are on our way to a return to normalcy.