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May 7, 2021

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The township will conduct its Spring Hydrant Flushing from Monday, May 10 through Wednesday, May 12. The flushing will begin with hydrants in the South End of town and proceed Northwards. Flushing will be done between the hours of 7 p.m. and midnight. Because it is difficult ...

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VERONA, NJ — Three local Essex County middle school students have turned a passion project into a business, launching JAÉ Candles and Co. Jada Bednar and Ellie Ghingo, seventh-graders at H.B.Whitehorne Middle School in Verona, and Ava Tsettos, a West Caldwell seventh-grader at Grover Cleveland ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Verona Community Garden is getting ready for the 2021 planting season. To be entered into a lottery drawing for a bed, fill out the application form here: https://www.veronanj.org/gardenrequest . A standard bed is 4' x 8' raised 16 inches for a cost of $50 for the ...

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VERONA, NJ — Township residents might have to deal with being awakened by truck motors and the banging of receptacles and recycling materials in the middle of the night this week. The township of Verona plans to resume regular curbside garbage and recycling collection with some time ...

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VERONA, NJ — With close to 2 feet of snow anticipated before the current storm winds down for good, Verona officials are advising that the Department of Public Works' plowing of residential streets might leave driveways blocked. "Do not call the Police Desk or Public Works because you are upset ...

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VERONA, NJ – After two years of little to no snow, mother nature has said enough is enough.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all but the farthest northern counties of New Jersey, and it is likely to encompass the entire state by the time the first flakes start ...

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VERONA, NJ — Christmas trees will be collected curbside by the Verona Township Department of Public Works every Wednesday in January: Jan, 6, 13, 20 and 27. Residents are reminded not to place discarded trees in plastic bags, or those will not be picked up.  

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Cedar Grove Department of Public Works will collect Christmas trees on recycling days (Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays), starting Monday, Dec. 28 and going through Jan. 20, 2021. Trees should be placed at the curb and all decorations must be removed. Trees should not be ...

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VERONA, NJ — The Township Council last week awarded a contract worth $26,000 to buy equipment for its water storage tanks. The Verona Township Council passed a resolution at its meeting Monday night to contract with Harper Control Solutions of Stamford, Conn. for the purchase of components for ...

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There are two parts to Public Question No. 2. Here are the details, who would benefit and what it could cost. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Cedar Grove has been expanded to three days because of the Jewish holiday Sukkot. The event originally was scheduled for last spring but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. It will be held as ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ — The borough of Woodland Park is launching a Farmer's Market that will meet the desire for fresh, sustainably grown local produce. In addition to fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses, herbs, plants, baked goods, etc., the market team is looking for artisans that produce handcrafted ...

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