News & Events

On this page you will find archived news and updates from Hopewell Borough. More resent alerts and news can be found on the Borough’s main home page.

Archived Alerts

More recent news alerts can be found on the main Borough homepage. Check below for older archived news items.

Update 3:00PM 3/21/20 Effective immediately, all non-essential public works tasks are suspended. Crews will respond to emergencies and public safety issues but WILL NOT be collecting brush, etc. Please do not put brush at curbside. Trash/recycling schedules are unchanged.

Update 2:15PM 3/21/20 Governor Murphy has issued additional executive orders to combat Coronavirus. Executive Order 107 closes all non-essential brick and mortar businesses to the public, with several exceptions including the continued allowance of take out and delivery from restaurants and liquor stores, markets, medical facilities, gas stations, laundry-mats/dry-cleaners, banks, pharmacies, convenience stores and mail delivery stores. Essential retail businesses must, wherever practicable, provide pickup services outside or adjacent to their stores for goods ordered in advance online or by phone. Please read the full order here.

Update 4:45PM 3/20/20 The Hopewell Valley Regional School District has partnered with Hopewell Township, Hopewell Borough and Pennington Borough and local faith based organizations to support families and individuals in need throughout the Valley during the COVID 19 outbreak.  Starting Monday March 23 the Hopewell Valley Mobile Food Pantry will be operational. Information on how to request assistance and grocery deliveries or to volunteer/donate can be found here.

Update 5:30PM 3/19/20 Our Health Department has developed a hyperlocal call line to address the large volume of inquiries related to COVID 19. The phone number is 908-533-9319 and will be staffed Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30. Further information can be found on this page under the “Information from Hopewell Borough on the Corona Virus” heading.

Update 7:30PM 3/18/20  Joint Press Release from Hopewell Boro, Hopewell Township and Pennington health department on middle school teacher positive COVID-19 test

Update 2:00PM 3/18/20  Message to the Hopewell Borough community from Mayor Anzano (view as PDF or view as JPEG).

Update 4:00PM 3/17/20 Emergency Declaration Order from Hopewell Borough addressing public meetings and Borough events through April 30, 2020.

Update 4:45PM 3/16/20 Hopewell Borough Declaration of Public Health Emergency (resolution 2020-47) and Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 104 providing additional mandated closures in New Jersey including all dining-in restaurants as of 8:00PM on Monday 3/16 (take-out, curbside and delivery is not affected by the restrictions) 

Update 1:00PM 3/16/20 Governor Murphy’s Announcement on Additional COVID-19 Measures, including closures starting 8PM