• School Field Foes Force Full Project Review

    Opponents to the renovation of the lower football field at Verona High School scored a procedural victory last evening when the Verona Planning Board decided to not conduct a so-called courtesy review of the project. The decision...

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  • Town, PBA Reach Agreement On Police Tech

    It has taken four months, but Verona’s town government and the Verona Police Department’s PBA Local 72 have finally reached an agreement on solving problems with Police Department technology. In July, PBA Local 72 took the highly...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Verona Democrats Elect Officers

    Former Mayor Teena Schwartz was elected chairperson of the Verona Democratic County Committee at a special meeting on November 4, upon the resignation of former Mayor Bob Detore, who has served as Democratic Chairperson since 1993. Councilman...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Environmental Commission Names Poster Contest Winners

    On Monday night, November 3, the Verona Environment Commission recognized the winners of this year’s VEC poster contest–the sixth annual event– at the Town Council meeting. The theme of this year’s contest was sustainability. There was one...

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  • Vote Tuesday For BOE, Political Races

    The polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning for an election to fill one seat on the Verona Board of Education and to make decisions on county and federal office holders. In Verona, five candidates are running...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • NJ Eyes Virtual Snow Days

    Last winter, Verona–and schools around the state–had an avalanche of snow days. In February, when we posted the picture above, we noted that a former Veronan who now lived in New Hampshire told us that her state...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Manners Go Missing As Developer Returns

    Dennis Handel, the developer looking to put a mixed commercial and residential building on two lots next to Everett Field, was back before the Verona Planning Board on Thursday night. It is Handel’s third try at winning...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Donate Books For Library Fundraiser

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library are seeking donations of gently used books for their upcoming book sale in December. The Friends are in need of all types of books, audio books, and DVDs for adults...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • County Awards Funds For Road Repairs

    Verona received $108,738 from Essex County on Wednesday as part of the county’s distribution of about $4.8 million through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program. The CDBG and ESG programs are...

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  • November Hearing For Fields, Questions Linger

    The Verona Planning Board will hold a special meeting in November for the courtesy review of the plan to renovate the lower football field at Verona High School, but that may not be the final word on...

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