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Obadiah La Tourette
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Obadiah La Tourette
The Long Valley Mill

The building looms over the bustling Route 24, once called Chester Pike, just east of Long Valley center. At once, upon seeing it, you know that the mill holds a thousand stories and probably a thousand more secrets in its ancient timbers.

Aerial View of Long Valley
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Aerial View of
Long Valley in Fall

In the rolling hills of Morris County, Washington Twp is noted for preserved farmland and historic buildings. Washington Township was incorporated as a township on April 2, 1798, from portions of Roxbury Township.

5K Turkey Trot
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Turkey Trot 2017
in Long Valley

The WMC Memorial 5K Turkey Trot is a community event being held to continue the tradition of the WMC Memorial Race started 12 years ago in memory of Kyleigh D’Alessio and Tanner Birch.

Police Honor Guard 2018
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Police Honor Guard 2018
Washington Township Police Department

The mission of the Washington Township Police Department to protect life and property, enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, and to preserve the peace, order, and safety of the community we serve.

Califon Road Park
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Califon Road Park
Pond at Califon Road Park

The pond at Califon Road Park is located behind the parking area for the park’s Little League field and four all-purpose fields

Memorial Day Ceremony
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Memorial Day Ceremony
Rock Spring Park

Washington Township held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony to salute our brave servicemen and servicewomen who have given so much for our country at the Veterans Memorial Site at Rock Spring Park.

Santa Program
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Santa Program
Cucinella School

At the Recreation Department’s annual Afternoon with Santa at Cuccinella School, local families enjoyed face painting, balloon animal and photos with the Santa and his helper.

Township News

ANCHOR Program replaces Homestead Rebate


ANCHOR replaces the Homestead Benefit program.

This program provides property tax relief to New Jersey residents who owned or rented their principal residence (main home) on October 1, 2019, and met the income limits.


You are considered a homeowner if, on October 1, 2019, you:

o    Owned a house,

o    Owned a condominium and paid property taxes on your unit;

o    Were a resident shareholder of a cooperative housing complex;

o    Were a resident of a continuing care retirement community and your continuing care contract requires you to pay the proportionate share of property taxes attributable to your unit.

You do not qualify if your residence was completely exempt from paying property taxes or you made P.I.L.O.T. (Payments-in-Lieu-of-Tax) payments.

General FAQs about ANCHOR

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You are considered a tenant if, on October 1, 2019, you:

o    Rented an apartment, condominium, or house;

o    Rented or owned a mobile home located in a mobile home park.

You do not qualify if you lived in tax-exempt, subsidized, or campus housing.

General FAQs about ANCHOR

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.                 When is the application deadline?

The deadline is December 30, 2022.

2.      Who is eligible for the ANCHOR program?

ANCHOR eligibility is as follows:

o    Homeowners with incomes of $150,000 or less will receive $1,500.

o    Homeowners with incomes more than $150,000 and up to $250,000 will receive $1,000.

o    Renters with incomes of $150,000 or less will receive $450.

3.      How do I apply?

Eligible homeowners can apply online, by phone, or upload or mail a paper application and necessary attachments using our electronic filing system.

Eligible renters can apply online, or upload or mail a paper application and necessary attachments using our electronic filing system (no phone option).

Apply online

Apply by phone: 1-877-658-2972



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