Rahway among towns challenging its hospitals

Rahway is among a dozen towns in the state challenging the amount of the property tax-exemption of hospitals within their borders.

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State of the City 2016

A mobile app, a restructuring of City Hall departments, and a campaign to entice a grocery store to make Rahway its home were among the highlights of the 2016 State of the City address. Continue reading State of the City 2016

Artist housing returns to Planning Board Tuesday

The Planning Board is scheduled to hear an application Tuesday night seeking final site plan approval for a 58-unit affordable housing development geared toward artists in the former Elizabethtown Gas building on Central Avenue. UPDATED: The meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled.

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Agency pushes developer on Mangos proposal

The Redevelopment Agency is giving a developer and downtown property owner 60 days to come to an agreement or a concept plan for the former Mangos Bar and Grill could be scrapped. Continue reading Agency pushes developer on Mangos proposal

Retail comings and goings for Q4 2015

A little behind schedule on this but here’s a rundown of some comings and goings around town on the retail front during the fourth quarter of 2015:

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Council to vote on Bridge Street parking

City Council will vote on an ordinance next week that would allow the Parking Authority to use part of Bridge Street, which could be used to help settle a parking dispute that’s potentially holding up the next downtown project.

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