NUTLEY, NJ - George and Ira Gershwin may have said that the 'livin' is easy' in summertime, but in Nutley it is anything but that. This week the top articles on TAPinto Nutley all have long term implications. Whether public safety or local government, Nutley's buzzed with activity this week.

At a recent Nutley Board of Commissioners meeting, resident  Joan Rubino voiced her concern about marijuana stores asking if the board has passed an ordinance yet to prohibit all types of marijuana stores in the township. Read: Nutley Citizen Asks Board of Commissioners to Ban Marijuana Shops

Six candidates have filed petitions with Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin for the three seats on the Nutley Board of Education that are coming up this November. Read:Six Candidates Vie For Three Seats on Nutley Board of Education

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The newly formed Nutley Coalition for Change submitted a letter to the editor about their goal of imposing term limits on the Township of Nutley's appointed boards. Read: Nutley Coalition for Change Seeks to Impose Term Limits on Township Boards

The Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad responds to medical calls all over town. NVERS holds several fundraisers during the year to fund equipment and medical supplies. One of the most popular events is the annual lollipop party. TAPinto Nutley was the only news organization to cover the event. Read: Trade You A Lollipop to Support Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad

The Nutley Fire Department has a very fast response time and consistently knocks down fire quickly upon arrival. This happens because they are always training. Read: Nutley Fire Department Always Preparing to Help Save Lives

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