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2018 General Elections

The 2018 General Elections are on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  Starting Monday, October 1 through Saturday, November 3 registered Gloucester County voters can go to the County Store at the Deptford Mall (top level, next to Boscovs) for In-Person voting.  Individuals who “vote by mail”, can expect to receive their ballot after the 21st of September.  Residents who want to cast their ballot at Westville’s voting location at 1035 Broadway (next to the Library), can go to the polls between the hours of 6 a.m and 8 p.m.  Eligible individuals who are not registered to vote, can complete the New Jersey Voter Registration Application and mail it  (postage free) to the Superintendent of Elections or drop off the completed form to the Municipal Clerk’s office who will deliver the registration form to the Board of Elections.   Learn more about registering to vote,  deadlines to register and voting in the state the State of New Jersey, by visiting the voter information page in the  State’s web site.

Fall Festival

Westville’s Ninth Annual Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 29th.   The Festival will have Food Trucks, Crafters, Vendors, a Beer Garden, Live Music and a Car Show.   Additionally, children will be treated to FREE amusement rides, face painting, pumpkin painting and hay rides.  All activities will be held along Broadway from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   While at the Festival, stop by the Celebrations Committee table, that will be located at 165 Broadway, to purchase a Westville hoodie!  Proceeds from the sale of the hoodies will help support the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony scheduled for December 7th and the 2019 Fall Festival.   Fall Festival flyer

Free Events at the Red Bank Battlefield in National Park

On Sunday, October 21 from 10 am to 4 pm the County of Gloucester will sponsor an 18th Century Field Day.  Activities include Battle Reenactments, Muster drills, crafts for children and Historic Trades demonstrations.
On Saturday, October 27 the County will sponsor a “Haunted History” event  from 12-4 p.m. that will take place at the Whitall House.  Adults and children will be entertained by a “not-too-scary Haunted Whitall House Tour”, a straw bale maze, games and crafts.

Tax Appeals

Due to a change in State regulations for Gloucester County, be advised the appeal filing deadline has changed.  Appeals must be filed between November 15, 2018 and January 15, 2019.  You may call the Gloucester County Board of Taxation at 856-307-6448 for more information or visit them at 1200 N Delsea Drive, Building “A” in Clayton.  You can also  download the A1 Appeals form directly from the Board of  Taxation page in the Gloucester County website.   Additionally, Chapter 75 post cards will be mailed on or before November 15, 2018.

Free Shredding Event

Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft by participating in the Borough of Westville’s FREE shredding event on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon.  The event will be held in the Public Works parking lot, located at 114 Crown Point Road.  This is a “paper only” event – staples and paper clips can stay on the papers but please remove remove binder clips.   Shredding Events Flyer

Westville Residents Needed for Volunteer Firefighters

For YOUR Volunteer Fire Department, now is good of a time as any to serve your community. There are other benefits as well. Also the  Fire Academy recently revised their schedule for the upcoming Firefighter 1 program. All training is paid for through the department, and only your time and dedication is needed! If you’re interested in becoming a member and being part of Gloucester County’s busiest department, then come up to the station Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., or any Thursday at 7 p.m. for an application!

Contact Chief Eric Farley at 856-456-9432 or via email at wfd7302@comcast.net

Senior Freeze on Property Taxes

The Senior Property Tax Reimbursement books are available at the Municipal Complex, 165 Broadway.   To qualify for the Senior Freeze, an applicant must meet specific requirements …

  • Must have been age 65 or older as of December 31, 2016, OR actually receiving federal Social Security disability benefit payments on or before December 31, 2016, and on or before December 31, 2017.  Individuals will not qualify if the federal Social Security disability benefits you (or your spouse) were receiving were received on behalf of someone else; and
  • You must have lived in New Jersey continuously since December 31, 2006, or earlier as either a homeowner or a renter; and
  • You must have owned and lived in your home (or have leased a site in a mobile home park on which you have placed a manufactured or mobile home that you own) since December 31, 2013, or earlier (and you still owned and lived in that home on December 31, 2017)
  • You must have paid the full amount of the Property Taxes due on your home: For 2016: By June 1, 2017, and For 2017: By June 1, 2018; and Your total annual income must have been: For 2016: $87,007 or less, and For 2017: $87,268 or less.

Any questions, please call the Borough Hall at 856-456-0030 ext. 110.

2018 Gator Youth Football

The Gator Youth Football Registration opens March 1, 2018 for players ages 4-14.   Register Early and Save!  Register now through the Gator Youth Football site and receive Early Bird discount registration pricing available for a limited time only.  There’s also a $15 discount when you register more than one player.  The season starts August 6, 2018 so register now.  For more information or to register, visit  Continue reading 2018 Gator Youth Football