Snowstorm wallops SO and Maplewood

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The snowstorm on Thursday, Nov. 15, proved a lot more intense than had been anticipated. As a result, it caused havoc in northern New Jersey, as resources were overtaxed, commuters were trapped inside their cars for hours, and students were stranded at school or inside school buses. Essex County […]

Maplewood to replace pavers, bump out sidewalks in village

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — As part of the aesthetic enhancement and safety upgrades to Maplewood Village, the township will be replacing the existing sidewalk pavers on both sides of Maplewood Avenue and installing traffic-calming bump outs on Maplewood Avenue’s west side. During the course of the project, which began Oct. 1, the township will advise of […]

Maplewood hosts green business recycling roundtable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., Maplewood will host a business recycling roundtable open to all businesses in Maplewood at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Recycling requirements have become much more stringent this year due to the “National Sword” policy in China, which restricts the types and […]

Interns keep Memorial Park neat, healthy, sustainable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In the center of Maplewood are 25 acres of recreation space; playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, softball fields, and a duck pond can all be found in Maplewood Memorial Park. The town’s Department of Public Works is normally tasked with maintaining the park, but this summer the Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy’s internship […]

Maplewood releases new recycling guidelines

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Township recently released a new guideline for residents to use when recycling materials. For plastics, residents may recycle bottles and containers coded with Nos. 1 and 2. Plastic bottle lids may be recycled screwed on the bottle; no loose lids. Residents may not recycle plastic bags or plastic film. Do not […]

Speed humps installed on Rutgers Street

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Beginning Wednesday, July 11, Maplewood Township began construction of two new speed humps on Rutgers Street. One speed hump was installed between Hilton and Franklin avenues; the second speed hump was installed between Lexington and Burnett avenues.

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