Canal Day at Hugh Force Park in Wharton, NJ

Cool Down

The Wharton Fire Department helps the Summer Recreation kids cool down


National Night Out 2019

Wharton Carnival

Wharton Carnival- Every June the Wharton Municipal Alliance hosts a carnival as a fun kick off to Summer.

Canal Lock

Morris Canal Lock 2 East

Canal Lock
Cool Down

Wharton News

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

The Borough of Wharton now offers the option to pay your property taxes and utility bills online by credit

No vehicle without a 2019 permit may park in any marked permitted space at any time in any municipal


Every year the Water Department publishes a drinking water quality report. This report is designed to

The Wharton Recycling Center has new hours of operation. The center will now be open:Monday 8am-2pmTuesday

The Borough now requires all properties that are foreclosing or vacant to be registered annually in accordance

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Upcoming Events
Calendar Curbside Pick Up of Loose Leaves
Date November 12 2019 - November 15 2019
Calendar Electronic Waste Pick Up- Sticker Required
Date November 14 2019
Calendar BOE
Date November 14 2019 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Calendar Curbside Pick Up of Loose Leaves
Date November 18 2019 - November 22 2019
Senior Events
Calendar Medicals
Date November 14 2019 9:30 am - 1:15 pm
Calendar Shopping
Date November 15 2019 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Calendar Shopping
Date November 18 2019 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Calendar Medicals
Date November 19 2019 9:30 am - 1:15 pm

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

Our 7th annual Job Fair is coming up on September 19th from 6-8 p.m. at the American Legion Post 91 located at 99 N. Main St. Wharton. There will be approximately 45 companies in attendance looking for new employees. For the list click here.

The Municipal Alliance is sponsoring a Fall themed Race and Ride on October 6th. For more information and to register click here.

Fall Sports are in full swing with Soccer, Baseball, Softball, and Football all starting their fall seasons.

Get your costumes ready, because HalloWharton is on October 26th for Wharton residents only. We are also doing our Annual Halloween House Decorating Contenst again this year with the judging on October 29th There is also Safe Trick or Treating at the Fire House on October 31st.

The Borough is now accepting online payments for property taxes, water, and sewer bills. For more information about this click here.

A reminder that the last day to register to vote in the General Election is Tuesday, October 15th. You can get forms at Town Hall or online here. The General Election is on Tuesday, November 5th.

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