• Town Council Talks About Speeding, Budget Issues

    The Town Council met on Monday, January 4, with a new township attorney, Brian Aloia, on the dais and an agenda that signaled that there will be changes coming to both traffic enforcement and Verona’s budget process....

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  • Letter To The Editor: A Diamond In The Rough

    As a concerned taxpayer in Verona, and an attendant at the council meeting on November 2, 2015, what a pleasure to see the new majority council–specifically Mayor Kevin Ryan, Deputy Mayor Michael Nochimson, and new Councilman Alex...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Verona Remembers 9/11 Victims

    A large crowd gathered in the center of town this morning to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and to honor both those who died and those who came to their aid. Two Verona...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • 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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  • Ryan, Nochimson Lead New Town Council

    The Verona Town Council held its reorganization meeting yesterday evening, electing Kevin Ryan as mayor and Michael Nochimson as deputy mayor. “I would not be here if it were not for the voters of Verona,” said Ryan....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Town Council’s New Term Starts Wednesday

    UPDATE: Because there’s rain in the forecast for Wednesday night, the ceremony has been moved to the Community Center. The time is still 6:30p.m. The Verona Town Council has its reorganization ceremony on Wednesday evening, July 1,...

    • Posted 7 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 11 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 year 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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