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Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 8, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ‘lock ...

Rutgers biologist developing revolutionary method to combat global Nutella shortage

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For most of us, Nutella is one finer points in life, and the fact that there’s a growing shortage of the global Nutella supply might came as disturbing news to some.

The growing popularity of the creamy hazelnut and cocoa spread in recent years has driven up demand for the hazelnut, far more than the world can supply.

But help is on the way, thanks to some ...

Bloomfield Receives Sustainable Jersey Recertification

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield has been recognized for its sustainability efforts by Sustainable Jersey, a non-profit organization focused on aiding community efforts to reduce waste and cut greenhouse gas emissions through strengthening community partnerships, as well as providing grant funding for innovative projects. Bloomfield was first recognized by Sustainable Jersey in the ...

Montclair Township to Enhance Plastics Recycling

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Township of Montclair officials have announced some enhancements to the recycling program.

In the Township of Montclair’s on-going efforts to enhance its recycling program, the Department of Community Services has announced some new additions to the list of recyclable items, as follows:

As a reminder, in Montclair we collect two separate categories, or ...

Essex County Environment Center Announces November Events

Essex County, NJ – A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of November that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites children and adults to visit the Environmental Center where they can ...

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Verona Fair in the Square is Dec. 2

November 29, 2017

VERONA, NJ - The Township of Verona presents the 21st Annual Winter Festival Fair in the Square on Saturday, December 2nd from 12-5 pm in the Verona Civic Center.

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon for the entire family with crafts, food, photos with Santa & MORE!

A special tree lighting event with Santa starts at 4:30 pm with the Verona Fire Department.