• Uber Driver? You May Need To Register With Town Hall

    If you live in Verona and you’re thinking of driving for the popular transportation service Uber, you could be required to get a license from the town to do so. An ordinance introduced at Tuesday’s Town Council...

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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 3 weeks 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...

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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 2 months ago
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  • Bolcar, Freeman At ‘Champion Night’ For Nochimson

    Ned Bolcar, captain of the 1988 Notre Dame championship football team, and Kevin Freeman, a two-time NCAA basketball champion, will be the headliners at a Wednesday, October 15, event to benefit the campaign fund of Verona Town...

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  • The Budget That Broke The Camel’s Back?

    Voting three to two last night, the Verona Town Council approved a 2014 municipal budget that will raise taxes 5.68%. Council members Bob Manley, Frank Sapienza and Jay Sniatkowski voted for the budget, which was trimmed only...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Verona Tax Increase: 6.5% or 1.3%?

    Verona Township Manager Joe Martin has introduced a budget that would raise taxes 6.5%. Alex Roman thinks it should be a lot less, and he’s created an alternate budget to prove it. Roman has identified $833,076 in...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Girl Scouts Seek To Change Memorial Day Parade Order

    The Junior Girl Scouts of Troop 20549 are working on their Government in Action badge, and they came to the Town Council meeting on Monday night to put some of what they had learned in action. They...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Council Awards Contract To Build Hilltop Turf Fields

    After a decade of planning and debate, the Verona Town Council has awarded the contracts to build two turfed youth sports fields on the hilltop behind the Verona Community Center. Voting 3 to 2 on Monday night,...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Untangling The Town Council Meeting

    Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting opened with the withdrawal of the resolution to award the contract for the Hilltop sports fields and closed amid often angry debate. In between was a tangle of assertions and issues that...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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