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May 18, 2020

ROSELAND, NJ — The Roseland Against the Compressor Station (RACS) coalition recently held its first visibility vigil along Eagle Rock Avenue on Monday after being suspended two months ago due to the pandemic. These demonstrations will continue monthy with social-distancing guidelines in place until ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — After implementing a five-point action plan to avoid future disasters like the Orchard Square fire in 2016, which caused four Caldwell families to lose their homes as firefighters stood helplessly by due to a lack of water pressure in the neighborhood, the governing body of Caldwell ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — The New Dutch Lane Bridge, a 79-year-old structure in Fairfield that crosses over the Deepavaal Brook, was officially reopened to pedestrian and vehicular traffic just in time for the holidays after upgrades were made over a period of several months to enhance motor vehicle and ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Out of the 35 entries in this year’s Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest hosted by the Essex County Environmental Center, residents of Roseland, Caldwell and North Caldwell earned top prizes for their distinctiveness, creative use of nature theme, use of sustainable ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Township of Fairfield was recently selected as a pilot program with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Green Acres that will help Fairfield homeowners who have experienced repetitive flooding, according to Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini. Those interested in ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — More than 100 volunteers of all ages joined Mayor James Spango and the Borough of Roseland Department Public Works last weekend at the 2019 Roseland Clean Community Day at Lester C. Noecker School.  Spango said that thanks to the great turnout, the volunteers were able to ...

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ROSELAND, NJ - Mayor James Spango and the Borough of Roseland are currently seeking volunteers for the upcoming 2019 Clean Community day on Sept. 14. "Clean Community Day is a great opportunity for our residents to gather to make our great borough even better." said Spango. "Roseland's strength ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — By a vote of 3-1, the North Caldwell Borough Council has agreed to include an Open Space Referendum on the November ballot. The vote allows North Caldwell citizens to have a say in whether to sell off five acres of the Walker Pond property, which is worth an estimated $2.5 ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Karlos Edmonds, Extinction Rebellion activist, and Ted Glick, president of 350NJ-Rockland and coordinator of Roseland Against the Compressor Station, were recently convicted in Roseland Municipal Court by Municipal Judge William T. Connell, Esquire after a two-hour trial and a ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- A visitation for former North Caldwell Mayor James "Jimmy" Matarazzo Sr. will take place on Wednesday, July 24 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home, located at 486 Pompton Avenue in Cedar Grove. Matarazzo, 73, died at home on Wednesday, July 17. A lifelong ...

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CALDWELL, NJ – For several months, the Caldwell Borough Council has faced requests from the Caldwell Environmental Commission to pass a resolution requiring residents to collect their own leaves and place them in bio-degradable bags at the curb—replacing the current practice of relying on the ...

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CALDWELL and ROSELAND, NJ -- Visitors to the City Green Farm Stand and Veggie Mobile Caldwell will have the chance to taste an award-winning recipe during National Farmers’ Market Week, Aug. 4-10. City Green has announced a Zucchini Recipe Contest that celebrates the use of local, farm-fresh ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — On behalf of the Fairfield Public Library’s garden group, library director Brianne Colombo addressed the mayor and council last week on the possibility of developing a community garden. The proposed location for the garden is behind the Van Dessel fields located on Hollywood Avenue ...

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