• Martin Resigns, Stern Named Interim Manager

    The Verona Town Council held a special meeting tonight to accept the resignation of Town Manager Joseph Martin and name Mitchell Stern, a captain in the Verona Police Department, to be the interim manager. Martin’s resignation is...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Ambulance Delivery Discord

    A new ambulance was delivered to Verona on Thursday afternoon, a truck approved for the Verona Rescue Squad by the Town Council last year. But instead of being delivered to the VRS headquarters on Church Street, as...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Should Town Hall Keep All The PILOT Money?

    Town trucks plow school lots. Town lawnmowers cut school grass. At the Town Council meeting on February 17, Town Manager Joe Martin claimed that the municipal government does $100,000 in work on behalf of Verona public schools...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • County Investigating Police Tech Problem

    The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is looking into the problems that have occurred between Verona’s municipal IT department and the Verona Police Department. The disclosure was made at Monday night’s Town Council meeting in front of a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Thanksgiving Game Cancellation Stands

    There will be no Thanksgiving football game between Verona and Caldwell high schools this year. On Saturday morning, Verona Superintendent Rui Dionisio affirmed a decision made on Friday to cancel the game, a decision that Caldwell had...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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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 1 year ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • PBA, Town Talk Tech But No Solution

    Verona Township attorney Michael Gannaio said at the Town Council meeting last night that he and Town Manager Joe Martin met with representatives of the Verona Police Department’s PBA Local 72 last week on resolving the Police...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Police Complaint: No Solution Yet

    Technology problems have hobbled the Verona Police Department since 2008. An end to those problems seems to be in sight, but it’s going to take until at least September before it materializes: The Town Council disclosed on...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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