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Fairfield Honors 9/11 Victims in Ceremonies

September 13, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Fairfield Township mayor and council, along with the Fairfield Township Police and Fire departments, remembered the events of 9/11 at a memorial service at the memorial garden on the front lawn of town hall on Tuesday.

Fairfield Township Mayor James Gasparini said, “On this day, our community comes together once again to remember all those who lost their lives on 9/11 ...

West Caldwell Votes to Prohibit Recreational Marijuana Growth and Sales

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the members of the West Caldwell Township Council approved an ordinance disallowing the growth and sale of recreational marijuana within the community.

According to the amended ordinance, the Township of West Caldwell has determined that "businesses selling recreational marijuana create special concerns for security, ...

Residents of Roseland's Everly Apartments Demand Rent Control

ROSELAND, NJ — A group of approximately 15 senior citizens pleaded during Tuesday’s caucus meeting with Mayor John Duthie and members of the borough council to protect them from steep rent increases at the Everly apartment complex and to establish rent controls that would be sustainable.

Many of the speakers indicated that they are long-term residents of the ...

Fairfield Residents Voice Concerns After Major Flooding

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Many concerned residents from Glen Ave, Carlos Drive, Pier Lane and other Fairfield neighborhoods attended last week's council meeting to voice their concerns about the recent flooding and the impact new construction will have on their neighborhoods.

Carlos Drive residents said there was a mudslide in their neighborhood during the recent ...

Three Officers Sworn In, Four Promoted at Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Family and friends filled the room at Fairfield's municipal building on Monday as Mayor James Gasparini and Police Chief Anthony Manna promoted officers Thomas Myers, Ian Rasmussen, Christopher Hlubik and Jeffrey Didyk to the rank of sergeant, and swore in John Seragusa, Felipe Maldonado and Rick Alves as Class II Special Police Officers for the ...

Caldwell Environmental Commission Requests Change in Leaf-Removal Ordinance

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to include the correct date of the next council meeting, to be held on Sept. 11 rather than Sept. 4 as previously reported. 

CALDWELL, NJ — After declaring the final week of August as “Caldwell University Week” in the Borough of Caldwell during Tuesday’s borough council meeting, the council also debated whether to ...

Caldwell Council Addresses Storm Damage and Recovery Goals

CALDWELL, NJ - Aug. 11, 2018 will be remembered as the day the Borough of Caldwell sustained catastrophic damage. Mayor Ann Dassing, members of the borough council and residents in attendance at Tuesday's council meeting discussed the devastation that occurred.

Dassing thanked members of the volunteer fire department, Caldwell Police Department and employees of the Department of ...

Roseland Council Amends Two Ordinances For Public Privacy and Security

ROSELAND, NJ — For the purpose of protecting the privacy and security of Roseland residents, the Roseland Borough Council unanimously voted to amend two ordinances on Tuesday regarding the composition of the police department and the use of drones on public property.

The first ordinance adopted on Tuesday amends a chapter of the borough’s ...

West Caldwell Introduces Ordinance to Prohibit Growth, Sale of Marijuana

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — As the state continues to consider legalizing marijuana, allowing for the distribution and consumption of the drug within New Jersey’s borders, West Caldwell Councilman Stanley Hladik, legal and personnel liaison for the township, introduced an amendment to a zoning ordinance on Tuesday that would prohibit the growth and sale of recreational marijuana within the ...

Roseland Borough Council Names Aaron Klaff as New Honorary Mayor

ROSELAND, NJ — Aaron Klaff, a rising fourth grader at Lester C. Noecker School, was named the new Honorary Mayor of the Year by the Roseland mayor and council on Tuesday night. 

Honorary Mayor Klaff helped Roseland Mayor Duthie call the public meeting to order and read the roll call. Duthie also asked Klaff to lead the residents in ...

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