• Town Council Narrowly Passes Budget, Assesses Storm, Takes Mosque Questions

    By a 3-2 vote Monday night, the Verona Town Council approved the 2018 municipal budget. Council members also disagreed over the demolition of a building at the Verona Community Center that has been used to store equipment...

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  • Sustainable Verona Selling Rain Barrels, Composters

    Sustainable Verona, the town team to make Verona greener, will be selling composters and rain barrels to residents at a discount. The composter will be available for $50, which is about half the price of a similar...

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  • 10 File To Represent Verona In Congress

    Five Republicans and five Democrats submitted petitions by Monday’s deadline to run in the June 5 primaries for the Congressional seat that has been held by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ11) for more than two decades. Frelinghuysen announced...

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  • Key Voter Deadlines For Congressional Election

    Verona is part of the 11th Congressional district and this year we are going to have the most contested election for that seat that we have had in decades. There are five people vying to be the...

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  • Verona’s State Legislators Back Some Gun Control Measures

    On Monday, just two days after large numbers of New Jerseyans marched for action on gun violence, the state Assembly approved six measures to make New Jersey’s already strict gun laws even stricter. And some of the...

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  • Last Call For Storm Branches

    If you’ve been slow to clear your yard of the tree debris created by this month’s nor’easters, you’re going to need to pick up the pace: Township officials announced yesterday that it will be collecting and cleaning...

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  • Former Mayor Named University President

    Robert M. Pignatello, who once served as a council member, deputy mayor and mayor of Verona from 1989 to 1991, has been named the next president of Pennsylvania’s Lock Haven University, effective July 1. “Mr. Pignatello is...

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  • Verona Municipal Democratic Committee Seeks District Leaders

    The June 5 midterm primary for Congress is also the time to elect new Democratic Committee district leaders in Verona. The following Verona voting districts need Democrat males and/or females to make up the full Verona Municipal...

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  • Tax Levy Increase Shrinks As Town Pares Budget

    Verona’s 2018 municipal budget was introduced at Monday night’s Town Council meeting and it was a change for the better from what the Council had been considering during its March 12 workshop, which is an unofficial presentation...

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  • Council Answers Questions About Mosque

    Most of Monday night’s Town Council meeting was devoted to the introduction of the 2018 municipal budget, which will be less than had been envisioned in the budget workshop earlier this month. But the Council also responded...

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