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RABs eyed for Main & Monroe project

Redevelopment officials and developers have agreed in principle on the use of Redevelopment Area Bonds (RABs) but are still working out details on the financing tool that would be part of 208-unit downtown project that includes extending Monroe Street.

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Construction under way on artist housing

Two months after work began on the site, tangible evidence can be seen of construction on a 58-unit affordable housing development geared toward artists.

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Rahway Kitty Hall among new downtown tenants

New Jersey’s first cat cafe, Rahway Kitty Hall, opened in downtown Rahway, hosting a grand opening earlier this month.

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State of the City 2017

A new hotel for Carriage City Plaza, renaming a downtown space as Tesla Square, and a pop-up youth community center were among the highlights of the 2017 State of the City address on Thursday night.

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YMCA to raze VFW building for parking

The 100-year-old VFW Post 681 building on Campbell Street will be demolished for more parking for the Gateway YMCA-Rahway Branch.

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E. Cherry Street buildings prepared for demolition

Fencing surrounds three East Cherry Street buildings that could be demolished as early as next week.

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A look at assessed value over the past decade

Rahway’s overall assessed value is about 7 percent off since the recession with assessed values of apartments and industrial properties heading in opposite directions while commercial assessments are almost back to pre-recession levels.

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