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The Bayonne Planning Board approved a six-story, 180-unit apartment building on Avenue F between 23rd and 24th streets at a special meeting on Wednesday, January 4. The building, which Parkview Realty Holdings hopes to...

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Zoning Board to hear final plan for Muslim Community Center The Bayonne Zoning Board is scheduled to hold a meeting on January 23 for major site plan approval for a new Muslim Community Center in...

2016 Holiday Home Decorating Contest

Just about everyone has a home on his or her block that seems to have enough lighting for the entire neighborhood. That holiday cheer was rewarded at nine homes this year as more than...

Water rate increase to take effect in early 2017

Water rates in Bayonne are scheduled to rise 3.5 percent in January of 2017, consistent with projections made by the Municipal Utilities Authority in 2015. That’s on top of a 13.25 percent rate increase...

Residents tell their goals for 2017

The New Year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our town (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.

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Clearing the way for 19 East An L-shaped, six-story, 138-unit apartment building dubbed “19 East” is due to break ground soon, and construction equipment has been clearing the way all week long. Crews were on...

Bayonne: The Year In Review

They say Americans’ collective memory is very short, but Bayonne is an exception to the rule. Word travels fast in the isolated Peninsula City and stays there. Residents here seem to remember every scandal,...

Contract negotiations plod on

The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) held a meeting on Monday, December 19, less than a week after an emergency meeting to address a $2 million budget deficit in the district’s operating budget. At...

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White powder found at school deemed harmless A white powder found at John M. Bailey Community School on Tuesday, December 20, that caused an emergency response turned out to be cornmeal, according to school officials....
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