Thursday, January 3, 2013
Last month the Township Committee agreed to consider expanding the chicken raising program.
More backyard chickens might be in Maplewood's future. After hearing from the three families who participated in the township's pilot chicken raising program, the Township Committee agreed at its Dec. 18 meeting to consider a new ordinance that would expand the program to include (potentially) more participants, more chickens per household, and larger coops. The committee will vote on the new ordinance at its next regular meeting on Jan. 15. The pilot program will expire at the end of February. Fred Profeta, who spearheaded the initiative, said he had inquiries from municipalities all over the county who wanted to set up their own program. He suggested that the township raise the number of hens to five per family to produce more eggs; …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Here's a roundup of this month's top stories in Maplewood.
Bank Robber Sought After Sealing Thousands, Cops Say Bank of America in Maplewood Village was robbed on a Saturday morning. Maplewood - South Orange to Remember Ann Thompson Maplewood mother of three died suddenly; was memorialized at St. George's Church. Maplewood Police Arrest Man for Allegedly Kidnapping Teen A 22-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested and charged with kidnapping and assaulting a 17-year-old Maplewood girl, according to Maplewood Police. 'It Wasn't Me' Hoboken Man Named as Shooter Writes Ryan Lanza was incorrectly identified in media reports as the shooter in the second deadliest school shooting in American history. UPDATED: Township Committee to Introduce Parking Changes Committee votes to change parking in the …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Recap of Township Committee's final meeting of 2012.
Tuesday night's meeting of the Maplewood Township Committee, the last of 2012, featured a packed agenda. Here is a brief recap of some of the key votes and discussion items: