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Mayor’s Corner — March

For the past two years (2013 and 2014), the Council adopted budgets with zero tax increases. We were driven by a determination to provide relief to Village taxpayers and change the way we do government. And with a new Village Manager at that helm, we have been busy over the past...

No plans yet for Ridgewood’s Schedler property, house

Mayor Paul Aronsohn said last week that "when the property was purchased, there really wasn't any discussion about preserving the house. The focus was on preventing commercial development on the site and eventually utilizing the property for passive and active recreation."

Ridgewood developers detail housing proposals

Mayor Paul Aronsohn asked how to ensure "luxury" amenities in a master plan (Loventhal didn't believe this possible) and about age-restricted housing (Loventhal believes it limits "vibrancy."). He also wondered about a "tipping point density," "at which it's no longer economically feasible perhaps for a developer."

Events in Bergen County mark Martin Luther King holiday

During service, Mayor Paul Aronsohn read a proclamation from the village council recognizing Monday as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and calling “on people throughout our community to recommit themselves to the cause of social justice and to make this a day of reflection, as well as a day of service.”