Ordinance would create foreclosure registry

The City Council introduced an ordinance this month that would require the registration and maintenance of properties that are vacant or in foreclosure. A public hearing and final approval of the ordinance (O-31-14) is scheduled at the council’s Aug. 11 regular meeting. Continue reading Ordinance would create foreclosure registry

Poll results: Favorite pizza place

For the first time in the brief six-year history of our pizza poll, one contender secured at least half of the votes cast, and it was a familiar face. Continue reading Poll results: Favorite pizza place

Council to consider PILOT for Meridia Brownstones

The developer of a proposed four-building complex on the former Wheatena property on Elizabeth Avenue is seeking a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) to the city that would average about $1 million annually for 30 years.
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Pilot project will close East Cherry on weekends

[CORRECTION: This post was updated Aug. 7 to reflect corrections, in italics.] A pilot program will turn East Cherry Street into a pedestrian mall on weekends for the rest of the year, starting next month. this fall.

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Poll: Favorite pizza place in Rahway

pizza2It’s the slow time in the summer so what better time to break out our (somewhat) annual pizza poll. This will be about our fifth annual (more or less) pizza poll, so let’s get talking:

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