• Council Accepts Spectrum360 Plan

    On Monday, March 8, after another long and contentious meeting, the Verona Town Council voted to adopt an ordinance on the redevelopment of the Spectrum360 property at the corner of Sunset and Bloomfield avenues. The vote was...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Planning Board Faces Spectrum360 Dilemma

    The Planning Board will hold another special meeting on the Spectrum360 property tonight, Tuesday, February 9, and it faces a dilemma: A redevelopment plan at odds with Verona’s land use goals that the town may be powerless...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Plannning Board To Meet On Spectrum360 Project

    The Planning Board will meet on Thursday, January 28, to review the redevelopment plan for the Spectrum360 property at the corner of Bloomfield and Sunset avenues. The meeting will be held online over Zoom, beginning at 7:30...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Council Plugs Pandemic Budget Gaps, Seeks To Buy Properties To Block Development

    Verona is taking in less revenue than planned because of the pandemic but has sharply cut expenses, Township Manager Matthew Cavallo told the Town Council meeting on Monday night. The meeting also introduced a $12.8 million bond...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Council Buys Poekel Properties To Reduce Housing Development

    The Verona Town Council voted in a special meeting on Thursday, May 28, to buy two properties owned by the Poekel family near the Verona Community Center and add them to the former Cameco lots nearby that...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Council Presents Spectrum360 Redevelopment Concept

    The Town Council held a special meeting Monday night to introduce the community to the developers who will turn the site currently occupied by Spectrum360 into luxury housing that will help Verona meet its affordable housing requirements....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Planning Board OKs Spectrum360 Redevelopment Designation, Council To Vote

    The construction of market-rate and affordable housing on the Spectrum360 property will be back before the Town Council on Monday night after the Verona Planning Board voted last week that the site could be designated an area...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Superintendent’s Corner: Housing Developments Will Impact Schools

    The Verona Township does not seem to have much of an appetite these days for sharing PILOT funds with our schools. Making decisions without consideration for the impact to our classrooms will have significant implications on teaching...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Afterglow Group Sues To Reverse Spectrum360 Settlement

    First Ridge Alliance, a group of residents in the Afterglow neighborhood of Verona, has filed a suit to reverse the Town Council’s May 15 settlement with Spectrum360. The suit was filed by Anne Studholme, a Roseland-based lawyer...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Town Settles, Reluctantly, Over Development Project

    The Verona Town Council held a special meeting on Wednesday that ended, just before midnight, with four of the five Council members reluctantly agreeing to a settlement on a large development project at Sunset and Bloomfield avenues...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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