• Verona Environmental Commission Annual Report

    Three major cleanups of important green spaces, 17 site plan reviews, an expanded walk and bike to school day, and efforts to get town government to reduce both greenhouse gas emissions and impervious cover: All that and...

    • Posted 7 months 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 years ago
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  • Bloomfield Avenue Developer Loses Again

    Dennis Handel has failed for a second time to win approval of his plans for a mixed-used building at 176-200 Bloomfield Avenue. In a vote just before midnight after 12 months of hearings, the Verona Planning Board declined...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • DMH2 Plan Heads To Final Meeting

    The end may finally be in sight: DMH2 LLC, the developer looking to level the steeply wooded lots at 176 and 200 Bloomfield Avenue for a mixed-used building, presented its final witness to the Verona Planning Board...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Opponents Show Alternate Plan For Bloomfield Avenue Project

    Opponents of the proposed development at 176-200 Bloomfield Avenue presented a plan last night showing that it is possible to construct a mixed-use building on the site that would be more in keeping with Verona’s zoning, involve...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Planning Board Pushes Back On Bloomfield Ave. Development

    The Verona Planning Board has sent the would-be developer of two lots on Bloomfield Avenue back to the drawing board. Last night, at its second hearing this month on the plans of Dennis M. Handel’s DMH2 LLC...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • How Bloomfield Ave. Blasting Might Affect Schools

    Jessica Pearson and Jack McEvoy, Montclair Avenue residents who have been leading the opposition to the plan to develop 176 and 200 Bloomfield Avenue, told the August 27 Board of Education meeting that the project had the...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Residents Seek Support On Blasting Petition

    Jack McEvoy and Jessica Pearson were among the leaders of the opposition to a proposed development near Everett Field that would have required three months of daily blasting. The project was rejected by the Board of Adjustment...

    • Posted 5 years 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 5 years ago
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  • Bloomfield Avenue Development Opponents Turn To Video

    Opponents of the proposed mixed-use development at 176 and 200 Bloomfield Avenue have taken to video to get their message out ahead of tonight’s Board of Adjustment hearing on the plan. Jessica Pearson, a resident of Montclair...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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