• 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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  • 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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  • NYC Day Trips: The Big Three Must See

    Eyes will pop instead of roll with a few of these exciting Manhattan adventures. Now that summer keeps homework at bay and the sports season has slowed, there’s more time for day trips to New York City,...

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  • County Unveils New Verona Park Boathouse

    Out with the dark, in with the light: Essex County unveiled a completely renovated Verona Park boathouse this morning. The 10-week, $433,310 project involved installing new French doors on both sides of the building, creating a new...

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  • Grandfather’s Camera Found–With Memories

    I woke up Saturday morning to an email on my phone from an address I didn’t recognize. “Hi. I don’t think you know me, not unless you have been to where I work. I work in Verona,...

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  • Former Verona Inn Site For Sale

    There’s going to be even more real estate change coming to the eastern side of Verona: The former site of the Verona Inn has been put up for sale. The property is actually two lots–one commercial and...

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  • New Business: Tiny Elephant

    Alison Meade has been cooking alongside her grandmother since she was eight. Her sister, Dana Bachan, taught herself baking after her second child was born. Now they have put their culinary skills–and their large family–front and center in...

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