Tag: Mendham Borough


This Week in Chester History…

In 1955, nearly 150 people attended the public hearing on a proposed regional high school to serve Chester, Mendham Borough, Mount Arlington Borough, Mount Olive Township, and Washington Township. Held in Chester Township Hall, the meeting was a cooperative effort of the Board of Education and the Chester Community Civic Association. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune.


This Week in Chester History…

In 1956, area voters created New Jersey’s largest regional school district comprising Chester, Mendham Borough and Township, Mount Olive, and Washington Township. The vote was 1858 in favor and 287 not. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.


This Week in Chester History…

In 1955, nearly 150 citizens showed for a public hearing on the proposed regional high school to serve Chester, Mendham Borough, Mt. Arlington Borough, Mt. Olive Township, and Washington Township. Brochures which summarized a 33-page report on the project were available to attendees. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.