Category Archives: Routes 1/9

Former furniture store building on Route 1 sold

A former furniture store property on Route 1 changed hands earlier this year for the first time in more than 12 years, selling for $1.775 million.

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Arts District post split, board to expand

The Rahway Arts District (RAD) split its executive director position and plans to expand the Board of Trustees to include representation beyond its downtown boundaries.

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City Council approves budget for expanded SID

City Council approved a $760,000 budget for an expanded Special Improvement District (SID) as well as a revised roster of affected properties.

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SID budget introduced, pegged at $760,000

A $760,000 budget for the expanded Special Improvement District (SID) would be almost six times larger than current budget, with almost half of it focused on a microloan program, marketing and capital improvements.

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Fight over SID expansion will go to court

A group of property owners is taking their fight over expansion of the downtown Special Improvement District (SID) to court.

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Expanded SID likely means 5% tax hike for new lots

Commercial properties that will be new to the expanded Special Improvement District (SID) in 2015 are likely to see what amounts to a nearly 5-percent increase on their property tax bill.

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Speakers mixed on expansion of SID

About two dozen people spoke before City Council on Monday night, drawing one of the largest crowds to a public hearing in recent memory, for an ordinance to expand the Special Improvement District (SID), including supporters, opponents and others pleading for more information and time to consider the impact.

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