• Mud Sweat Tears Supports Veterans Mental Health Fundraiser

    Ordinarily, Mud Sweat Tears (MST) helps people train for obstacle course races. But early this month, its members got together to overcome a much bigger obstacle: The mental health hardships faced by America’s veterans, especially veteran suicides....

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  • Riding, Running Fundraiser To Support Veterans’ Mental Health

    Backpacks For Life (BFL), the Verona-based nonprofit that helps homeless veterans, had to cancel its annual golf outing fundraiser this year because of COVID-19.  In its place, BFL is launching something it calls the VETRideRun event on...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Three-Quarters Of Verona Businesses Get Federal Pandemic Assistance

    On Monday, the U.S. Small Business Administration released information on businesses that had received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. According to the data, 298 Verona-based businesses...

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  • For Verona’s Small Businesses, Some Pandemic Relief

    Since the novel coronavirus COVID-19 slammed into the U.S. economy in March, Congress has approved $670 billion in emergency assistance for small businesses nationwide. Some of Verona’s small businesses have gotten relief through the federal government’s Economic...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Town Wins $10K Grant To Start Community Garden

    Back in early March, spring’s presence began to grace Verona’s grounds with the idea of a community garden located near H.B. Whitehorne Middle School. While the idea had been in the works for a few years, Steve...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Verona Gets Ready For A Community Garden

    Spring is in the air, and there may be no better way to celebrate the new season intertwined with the theme of community than through a town garden. Over recent years, the idea of a community garden...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Verona Visual Arts Group Forming

    Several weeks ago, a group of Verona residents with diverse backgrounds and interests in the arts got together with Steve Neale, Verona’s director of administration and economic development, to brainstorm how they might increase the visibility and...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • CT Magatti Honored For Fire Department Service

    The Verona Fire Department held its testimonial dinner for outgoing Chief CT Magatti on February 23. Chief Magatti held the office for 2017 and 2018. The VFD elected Matt Gifford the new chief of department andMatt Valentine...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Building Bridges To Business In Verona

    For years, there’s been a gap between Verona’s municipal government and its business community. Steve Neale is working to bridge it, and in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Neale, who joined the town workforce in 2007...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Veronans March For Science

    It was Earth Day on Saturday, but instead going to one of the usual environmental events that have been happening for the last 47 years, several current and former Verona residents participated in the March for Science...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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