County clerk certifies November 2020 election results

County clerk certifies November 2020 election results

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The results are in! Essex County Clerk Christopher Durkin has certified the November 2020 election results, in which 351,931 ballots were cast countywide. According to the clerk’s office, 58.06 percent of registered voters in Essex County voted, a big boost from last year’s general election, when only 91,105 ballots were cast, […]

MMPC joins with Maplewood VFW to restore Vietnam Veterans Memorial

MMPC joins with Maplewood VFW to restore Vietnam Veterans Memorial

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Maplewood Post 10120 VFW at the restored Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Memorial Park. The restoration was a project of the conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and improvement of the historic park, in partnership […]

Officials urge Murphy to join Transportation and Climate Initiative

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — More than 100 elected officials from New Jersey have signed a letter urging Gov. Phil Murphy to join the Transportation and Climate Initiative. In order to mitigate the harms of a warming climate, New Jersey has taken major steps to reduce emissions from the transportation sector, acknowledging that it’s the source […]

Area individuals named to LGBTQ power list

Area individuals named to LGBTQ power list

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the third year in a row, InsiderNJ has published its OUT 100 Power List, a tribute to influential LGBTQ people in New Jersey politics. Several area residents have been named to the list. “This year’s list lets us venerate some amazing, brilliant LGBTQ people, veterans of the AIDS crisis, harnessing […]

Public Safety Committee discusses disarming auxiliary police

Public Safety Committee discusses disarming auxiliary police

Editor’s Note: After this article went to press in the News-Record, the Maplewood Township Committee voted to disarm the Maplewood Auxiliary Police Unit. A follow-up story will appear in the Oct. 29 News-Record and online the following weekend. MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee’s Public Safety Committee returned to a discussion about the Maplewood […]

Two towns approve automatic mutual-aid agreement for fire depts.

Two towns approve automatic mutual-aid agreement for fire depts.

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees and the Maplewood Township Committee both approved moving forward with an automatic mutual-aid agreement, which will mean that the South Orange Fire Department and Maplewood Fire Department will begin training and responding to emergency calls together. Elected officials from both towns said the […]

Four new members join Maplewood Community Board on Police

Four new members join Maplewood Community Board on Police

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Four new members were unanimously appointed to the Maplewood Community Board on Police at the Township Committee’s Sept. 1 meeting, joining the seven other members on the board meant to review police activity in town and to work with Maplewood on improving the relationship between the community and the Maplewood Police Department. […]

Township investigates allegations of harassment at pool

Township investigates allegations of harassment at pool

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Township is investigating allegations of sexual harassment at the Maplewood Pool, it said in a press release on Aug. 17. The township cannot comment on personnel matters; the identities of the employee the complaint was filed against and the victim have not been released. “After receiving allegations regarding sexual harassment at […]

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