Great American Eclipse Viewing in Springfield

A total solar eclipse is coming to America on August 21, 2017. It is not total in New Jersey – coverage is expected to be approximately 73%. Some people may get curious and decide to stare at the sun – it will not be safe to do so between 1:20 […]

2017 Property Tax Bills Mailed

As a result of State budget changes which affected some school district budgets, Union County municipalities were ordered not to send out tax bills.  Therefore, the July mailing of Springfield’s final property tax bills for 2017 and the preliminary first half of 2018 was put on hold.  The County certified the […]

Health Department Recognizes National Immunization Awareness Month

We all need shots (also called vaccinations or immunizations) to help protect us from serious diseases. To help keep our community safe, The Health Department is proudly participating in National Immunization Awareness Month. Shots can prevent serious diseases like the flu, measles, and pneumonia. It’s important to know which shots […]

Recreation Department Announces Recreation Assistant Vacancies

The Township of Springfield is announcing a new employment opportunity to fill vacancies in the Recreation Department for the position of Recreation Assistant.  Interested individuals are invited to learn more about the position and, if qualified, submit an application.  Applications will only be accepted online.

Health Department Provides Summer Heat Related Information

The Health Department would like to provide residents with helpful sources of information regarding the summer heat.  The FDA publishes consumer updates and has offered “Barbecue Basics: Tips to Prevent Foodborne Illness“.  Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a notice on preventing heat-related illness.  The Health […]

Municipal Delayed Opening on July 20, 2017

Due to unexpected utility work scheduled by Jersey Central Power & Light for Thursday, July 20, 2017, the Municipal Building and Annex Building will operate on a delayed opening.  The Municipal Building and Annex Building will open at 11 a.m.  All other municipal services are unaffected.

Architectural Renderings and Floor Plan Unveiled for Springfield Community Pool

The Township of Springfield has retained the services of Cornerstone Architectural Group and M. Disko Associates for architectural and engineering design of a renovated pool building.  The existing building is approximately 4,500 sq. ft. and over 50 years old.  Built in 1963, it is a one-story, seasonal building with no heat […]

2017 Property Tax Bills Delayed

As a result of State budget changes which may affect school district budgets, Union County municipalities were ordered not to send out tax bills.  Therefore, the July mailing of Springfield’s final property tax bills for 2017 and the preliminary first half of 2018 has been put on hold.  Tax bills will […]

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release                                                                                    July 14, 2017 Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on July 23, 2017, to examine all aspects of the Springfield Police Department’s policies and procedures, […]

Community Invited to 2017 National Night Out

National Night Out, an annual “community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August“, will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Meisel Avenue Park in Springfield, New Jersey. This free event is hosted by Union County and the […]