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Residents and Activists square off with Unions over Transco Pipeline project

March 20, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK – Politicians, residents and environmental groups found themselves at odds with unions over an extension of the Transco natural gas pipeline that would run through New Jersey and the Raritan Bay to New York.

Williams, the energy infrastructure company that owns and operates the Transco pipeline, wants to build a 32,000 horsepower compressor station in Franklin and 3.5 ...

Online Cameras Peer Into Nests of New Jersey Predators

A pair of American Eagles tend to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, days away from the hatching of two eggs, while the courtship season has begun for a female peregrine falcon nesting on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse in downtown Elizabeth.

The predators have achieved "rock star" status in classrooms and homes across ...

Warren Township Committee Accepts Resignation Of Garafola, Names Open Space

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee accepted the resignation of one of its members on Thursday night and unanimously approved naming open space in her honor.

A 23 year veteran township committeewoman and resident of Warren Township since 1975, Carolann Garafola has resigned effective June 1. Garafola said after the meeting that she,” had hoped to finish out 2019, but it just ...

Warren Receives $16,000 in Grants for Electrical Car Charging Station

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee Announced on Thursday that they have received two grants to support their effort in providing an electric car plug-in station at The Municipal Complex. 

Warren Township received a $10,000 grant from Sustainable Jersey, funded by the Gardinier Environmental ...

Warren Approves Zoning for Hillcrest Affordable Housing Developments, No Access Granted from Majors Road

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Committee approved amending zoning ordinances at the last meeting to allow for the court approved affordable housing developments off of Hillcrest Road. The court required the changes as part of the housing settlement.

The projects are a part of Warren’s third round affordable housing settlement with up to 192 located on the east side of ...

Assemblyman Bramnick Holds Town Hall Meeting on Affordable Housing

CRANFORD, NJ - Residents concerned about affordable housing mandates being imposed by the courts had a chance to share their thoughts with Assemblyman Jon Bramnick and Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi.

Bramnick, the Republican representative from the 21st district and Schepisi, the Republican representative from the 39th district, held a town hall meeting at the Roy Smith Theater ...

New Providence Settles Affordable Housing Declaratory Judgment Action; Borough May Add 1209 Residential Units

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council approved the resolution authorizing the borough’s settlement agreement in the affordable housing declaratory judgment action at its Monday, Feb. 25 meeting. The subsequent zoning changes may lead to drastic changes in the borough’s character and drain its resources thin.

In 2015, the borough sought a declaration of its compliance with ...

Green Brook Land Use Board to Hear Warrenville Road Affordable Housing Plan

UPDATE: The hearing was carried to the March 11 meeting.

 

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Land Use Board will hear a developer's application on Monday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at the municipal office to build 202 units of rental apartments on the corner of US Route 22 west and Warrenville Road.  The project includes 30 affordable rental units in four separate buildings ...

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