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Tree Keepers workshop coming to Plainfield

July 2, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Many neighborhoods in and around Plainfield are still cleaning up from the effects of stormy weather experienced in late Spring. Protecting the remaining landscapes and providing the best care can be a daunting task. To help educate residents, The City of Plainfield’s Shade Tree Commission is sponsoring a workshop by the New Jersey Tree Foundation’s Tree Keeper. The ...

Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that plastic bags and other excluded items cannot be recycled through their local curbside pick-up programs.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate compared to other counties in our state, and we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “Every ...

Plainfield’s Utility Authority Seeking New Director

The Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority's Executive Director, Daniel Mejias, is no longer on the job, a spokesperson said.

Mejias is now on “administrative leave,” said Darius Griffin in answer to a telephone inquiry regarding a special PMUA meeting held Monday. Mejias became director for a three-year term in July 2015, at a salary of $145,000.

“He is very ...

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Enjoy a Lifetime of Discovery in Union County Parks

July 16, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month, and Union County residents are invited to celebrate this year by exploring “undiscovered” programs and activities found throughout the nearly 6,200 acres of the Union County parks system.

“Union County was one of the very first counties in the United States to establish its own county-based park system for nature conservation and ...