Welcome to Bloomsbury, NJ


Photos by: Dave & Carrie Lowthert



Spring 2017 Newsletter
Winter 2016 Newsletter

Bloomsbury Volunteer Opportunities

2017 Pet License Application & Fees

Updates to Senior Services

Radon Test Kits - Hunterdon County Health Department

Radon Additional Information

New Animal Control

 Email Contacts

Mayor Martha Tersigni: mayor@bloomsburynewjersey.com

Clerk Lisa Burd Reindel : clerk@bloomsburynewjersey.com

See the Contact Information page for additional contact information.

Please Note: We believe we have fixed Mayor Tersigni's email.

PLEASE ALLOW 5 BUSINESS DAYS for a response from the Mayor before contacting Borough Hall.

Hunterdon County Recycling

HUNTERDON COUNTY SOLID WASTE AND RECYLCING SERVICES - 9am to 1pm (Rain or Shine), at the Hunterdon County Complex, 314 State Route 12 East, Flemington, NJ 08822.
The Next Hazardous Waste Clean-up Day is . . .
Saturday March 11, 2017 - 9am-1pm

see:  http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/recycling/cleanup.html

Sat. in April from
9:00am to 1:00pm (Rain or Shine) at the Route 12 County Complex, Flemington, NJ.

SPECIAL COMMUNITY PAPER SHREDDING DAY - 2017 dates to be announced.
Usually held
9:00am to 1:00pm at Route 12 County Complex, Flemington, NJ


Hunterdon County, New Jersey

91 Brunswick Avenue

Bloomsbury New Jersey 08804

Phone (908) 479-4200

Fax (908) 479-1418

Martha J. Tersigni, Mayor

Lisa A. Burd Reindel, RMC, CMR, Borough Clerk/Administrator

Our website provides you with important contact information, forms, event listings, links and other information you can use daily.  Check back often and sign up for email alerts from the Borough.

Bloomsbury  is located on the south side of the Musconetcong River in the northwest corner of Hunterdon County.  The name is derived from the Bloom family, who were influential in the early history of the town.  It was once part of Bethlehem Township, but was incorporated as a separate borough in 1905.

The Borough was originally known as "Johnson's Iron Works," named after the charcoal work of Robert Johnson on the north bank of the river.  In colonial days, ore from the Musconetcong Mountain was carried down to the river and made into "blooms," masses of wrought iron from the forge.  This is another theory of how the Borough received its name.

Bloomsbury is the third smallest municipality in Hunterdon County.  While the 20th century saw some expansion of Bloomsbury's residential area, the general character of Bloomsbury as a quiet, tree-lined, small town remains today.  We are proud of our community and hope you enjoy your visit. 

Additional Local Events

Following are links to Event pages for local groups. When appropriate, information may also be provided.

Hunterdon County Tricentennial Events

Musconetcong Watershed Association

Bloomsbury Elementary School

Hunterdon Senior Services

Clinton Township Senior's Club

Hunterdon County Parks System

If you discover a non-functional link or other problems with our website, please email the information to admin@bloomsburynewjersey.com so that we can address the issue. 
Please include information about the link you were trying to reach as well as the date and approximate time of your attempt.     Thank you for your assistance.

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Upcoming Events:

Town Wide Sale

Saturday, June 10, 2017

(2nd Sat. in June, every year, Rain or Shine)


Part-time for Bloomsbury Elementary School

AM Shift & Alternate positions available.

Daily shifts are Mornings- 8:10am - 8:40am & Afternoons - 2:50pm-3:20pm.

Applicants must be able to pass a background check.
Employment applications are available at Bloomsbury Borough Hall and here.
Applications should be submitted to the Clerk's Office or emailed to blmclerk@ptd.net - ASAP.

Borough of Bloomsbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

NJ Primary – Tues. June 6, 2017 6am – 8pm

Bloomsbury Borough Fire Hall Lobby

Click here for Sample Ballot.

Mail-in ballots/Early Voting ballots have been received and mailed to any voter who has submitted a request. 

The deadline to register to vote in the Primary is Tuesday, May 16th.  The Board of Elections will remain open until 9pm on May 16th.   Sample Ballots will likely be mailed the week of May 22nd.

Bloomsbury Elementary School

and Greenwich Township School Districts

Regionalization Discussion

 Be informed – attend meetings.

Bloomsbury Board of Education Regular Meetings

All meetings - 7pm in Bloomsbury all purpose room

June 13, 2017

July 25, 2017

September 12, 2017

October 10, 2017

November 14, 2017

December 12, 2017

Spring 2017 Borough Newsletter available here.

Includes Important Dates and a copy of the 2017 Borough Directory.

Bloomsbury Borough Financial Information

2017 Municipal Data Sheet (56 pages)

2017 Municipal User Friendly Budget (14 pages)


All Dogs and Cats MUST be licensed in the borough.

  Residents Can Not Obtain Licenses in Person (Drop-off ONLY!)

Applications can be obtained at Borough Hall during normal business hours

or see Highlights section below for link to license application form.

Completed applications can be dropped off or mailed to Borough Hall at

91 Brunswick Avenue, Bloomsbury, NJ 08804.


 2017 Bloomsbury Meeting Schedules



May 23, 2017

June 27, 2017

July 25, 2017

August 22, 2017

September 26, 2017

October 24, 2017

November 28, 2017

December 26, 2017




May 16, 2017

June 20, 2017


A message from Pattenburg Rescue Squad:

The Pattenburg Rescue Squad would like to thank all those that have contributed to their 2016 Fund Drive 
campaign mailed in December. 
If you did not receive or have misplaced the campaign letter and would still like to contribute donations 
can be sent to the Pattenburg Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 22, Asbury, NJ   08802 or online via PayPal at
The Pattenburg Rescue Squad has been proudly serving Bloomsbury Borough since 2015.
We regularly hold CPR classes at our building and hold an Open House during EMS Week in May.
Thank you.
Mark G. Mason, MICP
Chief - Station 25
Cell:  (908) 752-1111

THANK YOU to the members of Pattenburg Rescue Squad

from the residents of Bloomsbury! We appreciate your service.