The Newton town council meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.  Meetings are held at the Municipal Building, located at 39 Trinity Street, Newton, NJ 07860.

January 11, 25 May 9, 23 September 12, 26
February 8, 22 June 13, 27 October 10*, 24
March 7, 21 July 11, 25 November 14, 28
April 11, 25 August 8, 22 December 12, 26*



Recent News for Newton:

The Newton Democratic Committee held its first mobilization meeting of 2017 on Sunday February 26 at 7 Kory Road, Newton. The Committee discussed strategies to develop and support candidates for local, county, and state offices, filling County Committee seats, Newton Day, and opportunities for voter registration events.

On January 18th, the Sussex County Democratic Committee held the first in a series of meetings designed to form or strengthen already existing municipal Democratic committees/clubs across the County, and Sussex Democrats responded.

A group of elected officials from Sussex County and well-wishers joined Congressman Josh Gottheimer and his staff as he cut the ribbon to open his office in Newton, which is at 93 Spring Street.

“Even though New Jersey is a pretty liberal state, Sussex County is very, very red, and it can feel lonely sometimes,” said Lindsay Campbell of the Sussex County Chapter of the National Organization for Women.  In it’s first public action, Sussex County NOW, which numbers about 30 people so far but is growing, joined forces with others at a rally Saturday to support the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Newton.

This Wednesday morning, United States Senator Cory Booker will appear at the Sussex County Community College to take part in a program directed toward improving the quality of life for veterans.