News and Announcements


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Santa in the Park

Santa will be at Hillside Park on Sunday, December 6 at 1 PM, distributing gifts and posing for photos (two per family).

RSVP by November 30th to

Face masks and social distancing required!

Hosted by Andover Township Recreation.

Toys for Tots Gift Drives

The Andover Township FOP Lodge #177, along with the Marine Corps League, will be hosting three individual Toys For Tots Gift Drives in lieu of our annual Toys For Tots Dinner to keep our tradition going in providing toys for kids and families in need. We ask everyone to donate new, unwrapped gifts, which will be donated locally to families, local churches, and Katie’s House.

The Andover FOP will be providing vouchers for coffee and treats at each location to all who make a donation. Please feel free to stay and mingle and say "hi" to Santa, who will be there as well but will need to social distance. Final date and location:

  • Saturday, December 5th    Homer’s Restaurant – 214 Newton Sparta Road – from 9 AM to 2 PM. Rain date December 6


Please see any Andover Twp. Police Officer for any questions or email:

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Andover Township Named One of Safest Small Towns in America

SafeWise has recently released its annual Safest Small Towns in America report, and Andover Township ranked #69 this year! You can read the full 2020 report here:

Rabies Clinic

Friday, January 8, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the township garage
OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS OF SUSSEX COUNTY (ID required). To limit exposure due to COVID-19, this will be a drive-up event only (first come, first serve basis – no reservations accepted). Masks must be worn at all times when in contact with the veterinarian and our staff. Please make sure all dogs are leashed and cats are in a carrier.

PLEASE NOTE there will be NO dog licenses for Andover Township issued at this event.

In order to expedite the process, please download the rabies form, fill out the information, and bring the completed form with you when you arrive to the clinic.


Don't Put Plastic Bags in Your Curbside Recycling Bin

Plastic bags and wraps require a different collection system. Please don't include them with your curbside pickup; take them to a grocery store that accepts clean and dry plastic bags. Thank you. See flier.

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