City aims to acquire building to expand DPW

The city is moving to acquire an East Hazelwood Avenue property adjacent to the Department of Public Works (DPW) facility on Hart Street for possible future expansion of the DPW headquarters.

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New Brunswick Avenue tax appeal settled

A New Brunswick Avenue property will receive a refund of more than 12 percent across five tax years – as far back as 2009 – while withdrawing tax appeals on three adjacent properties.

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Music shop to close, Rail House rebrands

A longtime music shop will close its doors this month while a downtown restaurant has a new look and name.

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City in negotiations on new water deal

With three years still remaining on an existing 20-year deal, the city is negotiating a new 20-year lease of the water system that this time is expected to include a $13-million concession fee from the operator.

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$100k repair work for water treatment plant

Repairs to an existing reinforced concrete wall at the Rahway Water Treatment Plant on Westfield Avenue will run an additional $100,000 over the original $9.8 million contract to improve the century-old facility.

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Zoning Board considers Wawa application

The Zoning Board of Adjustment is scheduled to hear an application tonight seeking to convert a former St. Georges Avenue fitness center into a Wawa. UPDATE: The application was postponed to a later date.

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