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
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
City Council approved an ordinance (O-17-14) this month to acquire one of three flood-prone residential properties on West Grand Avenue with the help of state and federal funding. Continue reading Council OKs acquisition of West Grand Ave lot
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.
Continue reading Council to consider PILOT for Meridia Brownstones
[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.
Two adjacent East Cherry Street commercial properties have hit the market in recent weeks.
Could a brewery or distillery be coming to downtown Rahway? It looks like a possibility.