Two Fires, Burglary and More This Week in Maplewood
A look at the week's top stories.
An early morning fire caused extensive damage to a Prospect Street home Wednesday but no injuries to a family of seven.
A report of a prowler breaking into a Hudson Avenue garage early Wednesday morning led Maplewood Police on an unsuccessful foot chase through the neighborhood in pursuit of the man.
Two teenage boys -- including a 15-year-old from Maplewood -- were hospitalized Saturday night after they drank too much at a party in Essex Fells and apparently passed out in the cold, police officials said.
A fire damaged a vinyl utility shed on the grounds of Tuscan Elementary School late Tuesday night, according to Chief Michael Dingelstedt, who said the fire appeared to have been an act of vandalism.
One of Maplewood's most popular restaurants was given a glowing review by the magazine's food critic.