Farmers Market

The Farmer's
Market Returns

The Farmers Market is back at the Bernardsville Train Station parking Lot. Saturdays beginning June 14th through November 15th (9am-1pm).


Many of Bernardsville's Public Parks have been divided into sites that are small enough for a single family or group to conduct a trash clean up in about an hour. By adopting a site, each group is agreeing to clean their site at least once a month.

Pay Your Property Tax &
Sewer Bills Online

The Borough of Bernardsville now offers the option to pay your Property Tax and Sewer Bills online with your checking account, debit card, or credit card. Service Charges apply.

Help Prevent Identity Theft: Community Shred Day

Jersey Central Power
& Light 24/7 Power Center

The industry's leading online map that delivers fast and accurate outage information to desktop, smart phone and mobile devices

Tree Cutting Permits

Permits Required
For Tree-Cutting

Tree cutting in Bernardsville requires a permit. Please contact the Shade Tree Committee Secretary by calling (908) 766-3000 ext.110.

Visit Bernardsville Public Library

Visit Bernardsville
Public Library

Bernardsville Public Library is known for extraordinary service provided to all in a friendly and knowledgeable manner.

Visit for the wonderful programs, free ESL classes, art exhibitions, & great library services.

The library is located in the heart of Bernardsville’s business district at 1 Anderson Hill Road.

2012 Compost Site Operating Schedule

Compost Site
Operating Schedule

Bernardsville Borough operates & maintains a year-round composting facility for resident use.

We encourage residents to make use of this facility for their yard brush and leaf composting needs.

Sommerville County Recycling

Somerset County

Recycling for Borough is performed by the County. Please check the link below for information and schedules.

Notice of Cancellation of Planning Board Work or Committee Meeting

Please be advised that the Planning Board Work or Committee Meeting scheduled for October 2, 2014 has been cancelled.

Garden State Travel Basketball League Try Outs

Bernardsville Recreation is sponsoring traveling basketball teams for Bernardsville boys in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades, and girls 8th grade.  This is open only to Bernardsville residents. Everyone must try out as team size is limited.  The teams will play in a very competitive traveling league with practices once or twice per week, and games any day/night according to league schedule.  Some of the towns participating are:  Bedminster, Branchburg, Cranford, Flemington, Green Brook, Middlesex, Watchung and Westfield.   Practices will begin in October, and games begin in December.  Practices may vary based on coach’s availability.

Please register on line. Try outs are required, and players are limited per team   Try-outs will be closed.  Only evaluators will be present during try outs.  If your child is selected, you will be notified by the Recreation coaches, and your registration and payment will be due at that time.

Please remember there will also be Recreation basketball leagues you may join starting November!



Bernardsville Library Offers Walks and Hikes

The Mayor's Wellness Campaign welcomes you to join in some healthy walks and hikes being offered by the Bernardsville Library.  Let's get out in the fresh air and have some exercise while learning about nature.

A Walk in Lord Sterling Park: Saturday, October 11 at 9:00 am We’ll take a walk in Lord Stirling Park (it’s closer than the Appalachian Trail!) and get tips on how to prepare for a “walk in the woods” and how to behave when you are there. Led by park naturalist Christa Wood, this is an improvisational hike on level trails highlighting what’s occurring in nature at this time of year. We will meet at Lord Stirling Park, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge at 8:45 am in the lobby of the Environmental Education Center. Free. Advance sign-up is requested. Click here to sign up.

NJ Appalachian Trail Hike: Saturday, October 18 at 9:00 am Join Bob Baker for a day hike on a portion of the actual Appalachian Trail that runs through New Jersey near the Delaware Water Gap. We’ll hike toward Sun Fish Pond. Bring your lunch and water. Details and the meet-up location will be emailed to participants a week ahead. Free. Advance sign-up is required. Click here to register.

Day of the Raptor: Saturday, October 25 at 1:00 pm One of the most spectacular fall sights is the migration of the raptor. Join us in the Learning Center at the NJ Audubon Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road in Bernardsville, for a PowerPoint presentation on our local birds of prey, followed by a walk on the sanctuary grounds enjoying the wildlife and the beautiful fall scenery. The sanctuary protects 276 acres of woodland, field and floodplain habitat where over 200 species of birds have been sighted, and is home to over 60 species of nesting birds. For adults and children aged ten and up. Free. Advance registration is required and limited to 25. Click here to sign up.

2014 Landfill Cleanup Day

Free household item Clean-up Day for private residences, multi-family dwellings, apartment units and churches. Designated items will be accepted at the Bernardsville Landfill Facility on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. only. (Click below to see list of designated items)

Residents will be allowed to dispose of one pick-up truck or van of material free of charge. Residents must provide proof of residency in order to access the facility.

Adult Tennis By Hot Shot Tennis

This six week tennis class, beginning Sept. 17 through Oct. 22, is for adults looking to learn tennis or improve their tennis game. You will enjoy learning/improving your footwork, ground strokes, volleys, over heads and specialty shots (such as slicing, etc) through productive drilling. There will be some strategy learning through point playing.

Classes will take place at the Tennis Courts on Seney Drive (adjacent to Bernardsville Pool) on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Please bring a tennis racquet, wear proper tennis sneakers and bring water.  Cost is $240.

Fall Soccer Camps for Ages 2 – 5

Bernardsville Recreation is sponsoring three soccer camps for ages 2 – 5 starting the week of September 19 – October 24.  The camps run on Fridays, and are played at the Claremont Field.   To register, please log into, or stop by the office at 166 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville and we’ll be happy to assist you.  If you have any questions, please call the Recreation office at:  908-766-2546.

Farmers Market Vouchers Available Until Sept. 30

Eligible seniors can obtain $20 worth of free vouchers to buy New Jersey fresh produce such as fruits, vegetables and herbs.  These vouchers can be used at participating farmer’s markets in Somerset County until November 30 this year.

People interested in applying may visit the Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services, located in the Human Services Building at 27 Warren Street, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Vouchers will be given out on a first-come, first served basis while supplies last or until Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Eligible individuals must be residents of Somerset County and be at least 60 years old.  Income guidelines require that an individual’s annual income not exceed $21,590, and a married couple’s annual income not exceed $29,101.

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Farmer's Market

The Farmer's Market will run on Saturdays beginning June 14th through November 15th from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. at the Bernardsville Train Station Parking Lot.