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Westfield Council OK’s $38.5-Mil. Budget; Taxes to Rise $90 on Average


Council OKs Purchase Of Generator, Command Center
BOE Announces $96.4-Mil. 2013-14 Budget

Scotch Plains/Fanwood
SP Sewer Rates to Remain Stable; Council Approves Al Fresco Dining
Council Divided As SP Seeks Fifth Manager In Five Years
SP-F BOE Uses $300K In Cap. Funds to Buy Property
FW Council Approves Shared Emergency Radio Station

Borough Authorizes Planning Bd. To Reexamine Master Plan

Freeholders Introduce Budget; Hearing Tonight
Peyton's Peek at the Week in Politics

County Is Using Exemptions to Hike Taxes $13 Mil. Over ‘Cap’

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GEARING UP FOR THE SPRING...The Blue Devil boys lacrosse team had a practice/scrimmage with the Immaculata Spartans at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on March 14.

Arts & Entertainment
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Bat Boy: The Musical Rocks the House at Westfield High School
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dot.jpg (865 bytes) Time Travelers: Guo Wroe, Colamedici to Chair Tour of Notable Homes
dot.jpg (865 bytes) Free Concert: NJWA Music Studio Registers for Spring Session
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“Humility” by Lucas Richardson 

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MONTHLY MEETING...The Mountainside Borough Council conducts business at its monthly public meeting Tuesday night.

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See all 2013-03-26 Scotch Plains - Union County announces that your next mobile paper-shredding program for personal, confidential documents will be available on Saturday, April 13, at the Vocational-Technical Schools campus located at 1776 Raritan Road in S
See all 2013-03-26 MOUNTAINSIDE-On or about Monday, April 1 Ackerman Ave from Deerpath to Coles Ave in the Borough of Mountainside will be closed for resurfacing. The work is anticipated to take 3 day to complete, weather permitting. The road will be closed
See all 2013-03-25 Westfield - Plans have been formulated for a 70th reunion of the Westfield High School Class of 1943 on Friday, September 20 and Saturday September 21. A get-together at the Best Western Hotel in Westfield on Friday night, followed by a ho
See all 2013-03-22 Scotch Plains - PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township of Scotch Plains has scheduled a Special Meeting for Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 4:00 oclock PM. The purpose of the special meeting is to discuss matters of personnel in clos
See all 2013-03-21 Fanwood - 3rd Annual St Patty's Day Festival hosted by Oh' Brian's Pourhouse. Saturday March 23; 12:30pm to 10pm at the North side of the Fanwood Train Station. Kids can enjoy Face Painters, Irish Step Dancers, Balloon Makers, DJ, dancing
See all 2013-03-21 SUMMIT - The Visual Arts Center will offer a Master Workshop: Illustrating Imaginative Worlds through Portraiture with Julie Peppito on Sunday, June 2 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Fees are $150. For more information email
See all 2013-03-20 Fanwood - The Fanwood Historic Preservation Commission will stage a Fanwood Photo Share Or Drop at the Fanwood Museum located on the lower level of the historic Fanwood Railroad Station on Sunday April 7th between 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Brin
See all 2013-03-20 Trenton - The New Jersey Division of Elections tells that candidates seeking their party's nomination for Governor, State Senate and General Assembly must submit their completed nominating petitions in-person to the Division of Elections a
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