• Lisa Freschi Running For Board Of Education

    Lisa Freschi, who has served on Verona’s public school SCAs at the elementary, middle and high school levels, has filed to run in this November’s election for the Board of Education. There is one seat on the...

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  • Verona Rides New Wave Of Swimming

    The Verona Pool is 25 meters from side to side across the lap lanes. But for many of the young swimmers who came out for the Verona Waves team this year, it might as well have been...

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  • 11 Open Houses

    It’s easy to tour one or two open houses on a Sunday afternoon. At four, the details might begin to blur. At 11–which is how many open houses there are in Verona now–you’ve got to have a...

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  • DMH2 Plan Heads To Final Meeting

    The end may finally be in sight: DMH2 LLC, the developer looking to level the steeply wooded lots at 176 and 200 Bloomfield Avenue for a mixed-used building, presented its final witness to the Verona Planning Board...

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  • Bloomfield Ave. Developer Changes Tack Again

    After months of insisting that the lots at 176 and 200 Bloomfield Avenue were largely open space, developer Dennis Handel has a new report that presents them as just the opposite. During previous sessions in front of...

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  • Farmers Markets With Real Farmers

    We’re getting into the heart of the growing season in New Jersey, which for purists means it’s just about time to buy real Jersey tomatoes and corn. But where to shop? There are food stores around that...

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  • Listing Prices Rise Above Assessments

    Once upon a time, assessed values had little to do with the price of a home in Verona. The town, after all, went almost 30 years without a revaluation. Then we had a revaluation, and as home...

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  • Bonds, Clerk, Police IT Issues Roil Council Meeting

    Monday night’s Town Council meeting turned into a tense test of wills as Council members took issue with two proposed bond issues and the process that led to the hiring of a new town clerk. Private session...

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  • Christie Compromises On PARCC Tests

    Gov. Chris Christie backed off slightly yesterday on New Jersey’s plan to implement the PARCC, a new high-stakes standardized test that could take up a full month of Verona school time in the 2014-2015 year. The governor...

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  • Leads But No Arrests In Murder Of Veronans’ Nephew

    The Star Ledger says Essex County detectives are still pursuing leads in the murder two weeks ago of Brendan Tevlin, the nephew of two Verona families. In a story published yesterday, the paper says that Essex County...

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