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Dear Reader, Welcome! Belleville Watch is dedicated to bringing news, commentary and related content in the service of civic engagement, good government and responsible, respectful development in our beloved Belleville, New Jersey! Belleville Watch operates in the spirit of “crusading”… Continue Reading →

Required Reading for Belleville: Edison’s Environment by George J. Hill, M.D.

(Author’s Note: The historical information in this piece is taken from the book Edison’s Environment: The Great Inventor Was Also A Great Polluter, by George J. Hill, M.D., M.A., D.Litt, Third Edition, 2017.) One can’t imagine New Jersey without Thomas… Continue Reading →

A Matter of Common Decency and Respect

At a recent public meeting, the Nutley Board of Commissioners held a moment of silence for the late Kevin Kennedy, former councilman of Belleville. No, you didn’t read that wrong, and no, it isn’t a typo or a misstatement. The… Continue Reading →

Questioning Melham’s Planning Board Changes, Or, Why Can’t I Get That In Writing?

Can Belleville residents really expect a “Better Belleville” from an administration that refuses to give a substantial answer to a simple question from a resident and taxpayer?

Groundbreaking on Contaminated Belmont Avenue Property Puts Cart Before The Horse

On Friday, February 21, 2020, with little to none of the fanfare common to groundbreaking a new development, Mayor Michael Melham and Councilmembers Vinny Cozzarelli and Thomas Graziano participated in a ceremony to begin the construction of a development that will bring retail space and 232 residential units to the property.

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