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items found in the park may have been turned in at the municipal building
Lost items found at Wantage Twp. parks can be picked up at Town Hall Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4:30 in the Administrator's Office. Items found will be retained for 90 days from date loss/or finding.

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2017 Budget Introduced

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2018 Dog License Applications


Route 23 Area Redevelopment Plan

Upcoming Events

Comedy Night Featuring "Uncle Floyd"
November 18
Sussex Elks Lodge

tree lighting is December 1st

Holiday Open House
December 2 & 3
Lusscroft Farm

Santa’s Coming to Colesville
December 16
Colesville Firehouse

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Ongoing Events

Friday Night Dinners
Sussex Elks Lodge
6 to 9 p.m.
second and fourth Fridays of the month

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News & Notices

Township Issues Fall Newsletter

In case you did not receive your newsletter in the mail, it is available here.

Gingerbread Contest at Lusscroft Farm

lusscroft gingerbread contest 2017 Attention amateur bakers! A Gingerbread House and Gingerbread Figure Contest will be held at Lusscroft Farm, with entries on display at the Lusscroft Farm Holiday Open House Benefit. The contest is free to enter. Prizes and ribbons for both categories. Bring your entry to Lusscroft Farm between the hours of 2 and 4 p.m. on November 30. Entry forms and details can be found at

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Food Drive

Working as a Community to Eliminate Hunger
Drop off your donations at the Wantage Town Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30. Donations to benefit the Sussex County Social Services Food Pantry. All food collected in the food drive will provide emergency assistance to Sussex County residents in need. Thank you.

Roadwork Notices

(DPM Project): Stage 1
Nature of Work: A temporary single lane bridge will be built on the NB side to allow use for future traffic stages. Current traffic will be shifted and there will be one (1) 11’ lane in each direction during stage 1.
Project: Route 23 over Branch of Wallkill River, Structure Replacement
Route/Direction/MP: Route 23 / NB & SB / MP 37.47 to 37.70
Municipality/County: Township of Wantage / Sussex County
Anticipated Traffic Impacts: Construction barrier will be placed for stage 1, shifting traffic on the bridge.
Description of New Traffic Pattern: One 11’ lane in each direction shifted to the SB side of the bridge.
Proposed Start Date of New Traffic Pattern:
Friday November 17, 2017
Any other comments: None
Resident Engineer/Phone: Daniel Soriano / 908-914-8104

Route 565 Construction of the Repairs to Bridge X-08 on CR 565 (Martin’s Station-Glenwood Road) in Wantage Township will most likely not begin until the spring of 2018. It is currently out to bid. Please see the Advanced Construction Notice for additional information regarding the Repairs to Bridge X-08.

Route 23 Construction Project. See notice.

For any questions regarding roadwork projects please contact the Township Administrator.

Latest Posts/Updates

Mayor & Committee: 11/9 agenda | November bill list
Recreation Commission: 10/25 agenda
Land Use Board: 10/24 agenda
Board of Health: 11/08 agenda
Ordinances: 2017-15 See Ordinances
Audit: 2016 Report Summary | Full Report
LOSAP: 2015-16 Report