• County To Hold Deer Hunt Again

    Essex County will once again be holding a hunt at its South Mountain and Hilltop reservations to manage the deer herds there. The program will be conducted in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation on Tuesdays and...

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  • Uber Driver? You May Need To Register With Town Hall

    If you live in Verona and you’re thinking of driving for the popular transportation service Uber, you could be required to get a license from the town to do so. An ordinance introduced at Tuesday’s Town Council...

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  • Verona Fire Department Welcomes 2 New Members

    Gregg Fess (left) and Joe Pami (right) graduated from the Essex County Public Safety Academy on December 17, 2014. Both members will be assigned to Verona Fire Department Engine Co. #1. Photo copyright Tina Caridad. Used by...

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  • Police To Hold ID Theft Seminar

    Captain Mitchell Stern told the Town Council on Monday night that the Verona Police Department took in more than 75 reports of identity theft in 2014. So on Tuesday, January 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., the...

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  • Letter: Councilman Ryan Explains ‘No’ Vote On Salaries

    January 4, 2015 Letter to the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to explain my reasons for voting “no” on two of the three salary ordinances during the December 15, 2014 council meeting. By way...

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  • Domestic Violence Volunteers Sought

    The West Essex communities of Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona and West Caldwell, in conjunction with Rachel Coalition and the Safe House, has a team of specially-trained volunteer advocates available to meet...

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  • Council Celebrates Environmental Award, Backs Off Clean Air Help

    The Verona Town Council sent a mixed message on the environment at Monday night’s meeting. While noting that Verona had been recognized by a statewide sustainability effort, the Council declined to vote on a resolution to enforce...

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  • Town Eyes Water Main Replacements

    There have been six water main breaks in Verona this year, including a 62-year-old pipe by Cypress Avenue that sprung a leak this weekend. There were three major breaks in 2013 and three more the year before...

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  • Veronans Graduate Police Academy

    Active Verona firefighters Robert Maguire (left) and Alex Burde (right) at their graduation from the Essex County Police Academy on November 19, 2014. Both are now auxiliary police officers in Caldwell. As auxiliary officers, Burde and Maguire...

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  • PBA Donates Christmas Trees To Local Families

    On Sunday December 7, Verona Police PBA Local 72 held their sixth annual Christmas Tree Drive. Members loaded Christmas trees onto a few pickup trucks and delivered them to area families. “This is the sixth year for...

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