• Can You Help The Verona Library?

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library are seeking new volunteers and nominations for two open Board positions. In the past year the Friends have started to plan special events for adults and children in the community,...

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  • Volunteers Weed, Water New Peckman Plantings

    The Verona Environmental Commission is giving a shout-out to several volunteers who helped weed and water the new planting along the Peckman River trails behind F.N. Brown. On Wednesday, Verona High School students Brad Smith and Patrick...

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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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  • Deer Problems? Tell The State

    Theresa Trapp of the Hilltop Conservancy has let us know that the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife has put up a survey asking state residents about accidents and illnesses that they have experienced as a...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • County Reschedules Fireworks

    Due to the forecast of severe weather, the Essex County Fireworks Display and Concert with The Infernos and Joe Piscopo scheduled for tonight, Wednesday, July 2, in Essex County’s Brookdale Park has been cancelled. The rain date...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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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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  • Input Needed On Hilltop Plan

    If you want to have a say in what happens next at the Hilltop Reservation, you’ve got until the close of business today, June 30, to send an email with your thoughts. The Hilltop Conservancy, the non-profit that...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Expert Faults Bloomfield Ave. Development Plan

    Hatch Mott MacDonald, an engineering firm retained by the Township of Verona to evaluate the stormwater management plan at a proposed Bloomfield Avenue development, has concluded that the plan does not comply with Verona laws and needs...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Open House For Bloomfield Avenue Plan

    There will be an open house to discuss Rutgers University’s ideas for improving Bloomfield Avenue on Thursday, June 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bloomfield College. Rutgers has been conducting a survey for the so-called Bloomfield...

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  • Paving Closes Streets On Monday

    The Verona Police Department has just sent out alerts about two paving projects that will be closing streets on the north side of Verona on Monday, June 23. Grove Avenue will be closed from Personette to Bloomfield...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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