Lawrence Township News for Upcoming Week October 22-29, 2016

The following is a message from Lawrence Township:

Recycling is scheduled for Monday, October 24th.

2016 Flu Clinic Schedule: flu-clinic-lawrence

Lawrence Township Health Department has three flu clinics scheduled:October 21st between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room at the Municipal Building.

  • October 26th between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the Lawrence Township Senior Center.
  • November 10th between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room at the Municipal Building.

trunk-or-treatTrunk or Treat: The Lawrence Township Police Department is sponsoring a Trunk or Treat night on October 27th between 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Lawrence High School Parking Lot.  For additional information, please call 609-844-7102.

Veterans Day Observance Ceremony: On Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Lawrence Township will be honoring all those who served our country.  This event will take place at the American Legion Post 414 on Berwyn Place.


Lawrence Historical Society has several events planned in October for Lawrence History Month.

Cat License Renewals Continue: Residents can still license their cats; however, be aware that beginning December 1st a late fee will be assessed. You may go to our website for the application:  If you have additional questions, please call the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 609-844-7000.

Road Work: Mercer County is continuing the paving project on Carter Road in Lawrence and Hopewell Townships.  Please see the attached flyer for all the details.

Be advised that the Governor has lifted the ban on the Transportation Trust Fund road projects and work will begin again on the Carter Road bridge project.  Please go to the website for additional details: The roadway project on Route #1 is progressing and motorists should continue to use caution and be aware of the lane shifts between the Brunswick Circle and Lake Drive.

Yard Waste Collection Reminders: Remember – October is the last month for yard waste collection.  November and December are dedicated for fall leaf collection.

Yard waste shall not be placed at the curb for pick-up earlier than the weekend prior to your designated pick-up wee

The week of October 24 is Zone 4 for yard waste pickup.  If you are unsure of your designated zone week for your property, you may check the On-Line Property search on the homepage of the Township website,

Material shall be placed in an area on the street not greater than four feet (4′) from the edge of the pavement.  Trees greater than 8-inches caliper may not be disposed of through curbside collection.  Materials shall not be piled greater than three feet (3′) in height.  Once the collection truck has collected your street, they will not return until next month’s collection.

If you have questions or need additional information, please call the Department of Public Works at 609-587-1894.

Lawrence Township Eco-Waste Collection Program: Lawrence Township continues to offer an optional recycling program that allows residents the opportunity to compost their organic waste.  Removing organic materials from the waste stream will reduce the amount of trash that is taken to the landfill.  According to the EPA, food scraps and yard waste make up 20 to 30 percent of the waste stream.

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