• The Budget That Broke The Camel’s Back?

    Voting three to two last night, the Verona Town Council approved a 2014 municipal budget that will raise taxes 5.68%. Council members Bob Manley, Frank Sapienza and Jay Sniatkowski voted for the budget, which was trimmed only...

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  • Verona Kids Honor Walk To School Day

    Verona’s public elementary schools celebrated International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 9. Walk to School Day in the USA began in 1997. Today, thousands of schools across America and in more than 40 countries celebrate...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Council Fails To Pass Bond For 911 System, Computers

    A $565,000 bond ordinance that would have financed a new 911 emergency call system and computers for town employees failed to get the four votes needed for approval at last night’s Town Council meeting. Mayor Bob Manley...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Council Approves New Town Manager Contract

    After an hour of public discussion for and against, the Verona Town Council approved a new three-year contract for Town Manager Joseph A. Martin. The new contract, whose terms were not disclosed in the resolution approved at...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Divided Council Starts New Term

    The mayor of Verona is a now a largely ceremonial position. But there was little standing on ceremony when the Town Council held its reorganization meeting earlier this week. The council was not only not unanimous in...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Council OKs Bond For New Fields

    The meeting was as packed as a Verona sports event and sometimes as contentious. But in the end, the Town Council voted to issue $5.125 million in bonds to fund the construction of two multipurpose turf fields...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Junior Woman’s Club Fundraiser Benefits Prevent Child Abuse-NJ

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and the Junior Woman’s Club of Verona is doing its part, but it needs your help! Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey helped over 30,000 families in New Jersey last year alone....

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Budget Workshops Won’t Be Televised

    Budget review season is beginning in Verona, and there are a series of workshops planned to explain different aspects of municipal spending in Verona. But unless you can get to Town Hall in person to find out...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Shakeup At The Chamber

    The Verona Chamber of Commerce started the year with new leadership, but it didn’t last long. Steve Amadeo, the owner of Miele’s Restaurant, has stepped down as president and Joe Arminio, a musician who is behind several...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Council OKs Flat Budget, Tax Rate Rises

    The Verona Town Council approved the township’s 2012 budget on Monday night, May 7,  after the budget was revised downward to show no increase from 2011. But while the new budget is flat, its impact on residents...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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