• How (Not) To Put Out The Recycling

    Friendly public service announcement: While it’s great to put your plastic and glass recyclables out for Commingled pickup, it’s not great to put them out in plastic bags. The bags gum up the whole #recycling process. Instead,...

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  • Fact Check: Verona’s Water Quality

    On April 1, Christine McGrath, who is running for Town Council, posted remarks to her campaign’s Facebook page that implied that Verona’s water quality is not what it should be. On April 8, she raised a question...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Earth Day Tree Seedling Giveaway

    In celebration of Earth Day, the Verona Environmental Commission has scheduled a clean up of Grove Park and a tree seedling giveaway there on Saturday, April 13, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Grove Park, which is Verona’s newest...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Give Local On Giving Tuesday

    Veronans are very giving people. We give jackets to warm California wildfire victims we don’t know, simply because a fellow Veronan calls on us to do so. We give to support a Verona veteran’s effort to change...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Walk & Bike Poster Contest Winners Announced

    Students from Verona’s six public schools were honored at the Town Council meeting on Monday night for their entries in the Verona Environmental Commission‘s 10th annual Walk and Bike to School poster contest. The winners were (front...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Forest Goes Forest Green For Walk To School Day

    Students, faculty, parents, and officials gathered in the Forest Avenue section to walk to school on Wednesday morning, October 10, to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Walk to School Day is a global event that encourages...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Walk & Bike To School Day

    Verona’s 10th annual Walk and Bike to School Day will be held on Wednesday, October 10. On that day, which is sponsored by the Verona Environmental Commission (VEC), Verona public school students in grades K through 12...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Environmental Commission Seeks New Member

    The Verona Environmental Commission has a vacancy to fill, and here’s what you need to do if you are interested in joining. The VEC was established in 1992 to help protect Verona’s natural resources, both land and...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Verona

    Bad news for tree lovers here: The Verona Environmental Commission is letting Verona residents know that the very destructive emerald ash borer has been found in Verona trees. The insect pest attacks ash trees and white fringe...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Peckman River Cleanup June 2

    The Verona Environmental Commission (VEC) is holding is annual cleanup of the Peckman River behind F.N. Brown school on Saturday, June 2, and it’s asking for volunteers to come out and help. The Peckman is only a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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