• Town Council Candidates Question 3: Infrastructure

    Sewage isn’t sexy, but a well-functioning sewer system can make for a very attractive town. Verona’s sewer plant, however, has not been aging well lately, making it just one of the infrastructure challenges that will be waiting...

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  • Town Council Candidates Question 2: Shared Services

    One of the chief responsibilities of the Verona Town Council is managing the town budget. It’s not always an easy task to deliver the kinds of services that an upper-middle-class town like Verona has come to expect...

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  • BOE Talks Referendum, PILOT, Budget

    The Verona Board of Education met on Tuesday, April 9, and moved closer to establishing a final total for the capital improvements referendum that it intends to submit to voters this November. The BOE also revealed that...

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  • Town Council Candidates Question 1: Overdevelopment

    Five Verona residents are running for two seats on the Town Council, in an election scheduled for Tuesday, May 14. Michael Nochimson and Alex Roman are seeking re-election (to a third and second term respectively) and they...

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  • Liberating Prisoner’s Pond–And Reviving The Hilltop’s Forest

    It’s likely that most Verona residents do not know about the pond adjacent to the White Rock Road athletic fields.  The spring-fed pond is the only year-round standing water in the Hilltop Reservation and it has fish,...

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  • VHS Juniors Earn Perfect AP Test Scores

    Verona High School students have earned high marks on Advanced Placement tests over the years, but two members of the Class of 2020 have just been notified of a particularly distinct honor: They achieved perfect scores on...

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  • What To Read? Verona Educators Have Some Ideas

    Given their profession, you’d expect Verona’s teachers and school administrators to be champions of reading books. But lately, they’ve been sharing their favorite books on Twitter at a furious pace.  In the Twitter challenge, the educators post...

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  • Assisted Living Developer Sues Town Over Denied Project

    Kensington Senior Development LLC has filed a lawsuit against the Township of Verona over the Verona Board of Adjustment’s denial in January of a variance needed by Kensington to develop an assisted living facility on the property...

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  • Nick Riggio Puts Away His Wrestling Shoes

    Many of Verona’s student-athletes aspire to becoming a champion. Nick Riggio did, and he wants all the kids now taking to a field or a gym for the first time to know that, while it’s important to have...

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  • Where To Work When You Can’t Work From Home

    A few weeks ago, I arrived to the Bay Street train station parking lot at 10:10 a.m., nine glorious minutes prior to the next train departure, which is plenty of time for a mom commuter like me...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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