Tag Belleville Council

The Town Council Failed The “Belleville Watch Challenge,” And Belleville Residents

Mayor Melham and the Town Council have no problem issuing pricey water bills to Belleville residents, allegedly to cover a $1.6 water utility deficit. That’s probably not shocking when you consider their refusal to support a criminal investigation into a… Continue Reading →

Are Groundbreakings On Two New Developments Two More Steps Toward “City” of Belleville?

With groundbreaking ceremonies on two new large-scale — and controversial — developments, it looks like it will be a busy week in Belleville. On Thursday, October 22nd at noon, there will be a groundbreaking for “The Essex” at 74-102 Washington… Continue Reading →

#Justice4Belleville: The “Belleville Watch Challenge,” Town Council Edition

Belleville Watch Challenges The Town Council To Pass A Resolution At October 27th Meeting Urging Attorney General Investigation Into 2014 Board of Education Deficit Editor’s Note, 10/16/2020 — a link to this article was e-mailed this morning to Mayor Melham,… Continue Reading →

Belleville As Town-Wide “Area In Need Of Rehabilitation:” Salvation or Snake Oil?

Chances are, if you’re like most people today, you’re seeing or reading the news, watching the stock market rollercoaster, worrying about how you’ll pay the bills, your taxes, your rent or mortgage, wondering how you’ll handle your kids’ schooling and… Continue Reading →

Are “Clean-Up Ordinances” Bad for Belleville’s Health (& Your Wallet?)

Editor’s Note: The next Town Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 9th 2020 at 6 p.m. Members of the public can e-mail their questions or comments to Township Clerk Kelly Cavanagh at kcavanagh@bellevillenj.org by 6 p.m. on June 9th…. Continue Reading →

2020 Town Council Elections: Incumbents Survive, Melham Silent

With news that election results for the May 12 Town Council elections have been certified, it appears Belleville’s four wards voted to return all incumbents to their seats. To call the election unorthodox and unprecedented seems an understatement. Due to… Continue Reading →

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