Maplewood

Maplewood is considering a new 'Pay As You Throw' system in which residents would have to buy garbage bags. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Towns Looking At Adopting ‘Pay As You Throw’ Garbage Plan

Maplewood is proposing a new system environmentalists say is gaining popularity across the country — residents throwing garbage away in special bags they have to pay for.

10/24/2011

Chickens

Maplewood, N.J. Residents Screaming Fowl Over Proposed Chicken Ordinance

There’s a lot of squawking going on in one New Jersey town. There’s a backyard squabble going on over barnyard fowl. Some Maplewood residents are upset over chickens that may come here to roost.

10/06/2011

Ubaldo Vitali of Maplewood, NJ - Sep 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Maplewood’s Ubaldo Vitali Recipient Of MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

The $500,000 fellowships for 2011 were announced Tuesday by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

09/20/2011

Homework

Parents In N.J. Town Start Movement To Abolish Homework

A lot of kids complain about homework, but now some parents are saying their children are getting too much and want it abolished.

05/19/2011

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NJ Students In CATCH Program Learning Healthy Food Can Be Tasty

Every month, students at Jefferson Elementary School in Maplewood get to taste a new fruit or vegetable.

05/18/2011

A student works with a sewing machine during a home economics class. (Credit: CBS 2)

Some NJ School Districts Consider Eliminating Home Economics

Something’s cooking in some New Jersey classrooms, as some districts consider eliminateing home economics courses – and it’s left a bitter taste in the mouths of students and parents.

03/30/2011

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Man Found Dead In Car Was Army Vet

The body of Dardar Paye was found in the trunk of one of the cars, apparently dead from a gunshot wound.

01/18/2011

Tax Appeals Force NJ Town To Reevaluate All Property Values

Property taxes have been going up across the tri-state, but in one New Jersey town, they’re reevaluating all of the town’s property.

11/10/2010

Crime Scene - Graphic: AP

Sex Orientation Eyed As Motive In 2 N.J. Killings

Authorities are investigating whether two men in New Jersey were killed because of their sexual orientation.

10/22/2010

N.J. burglary spree

Burglary Spree: 10 Homes Targeted In Maplewood

The hunt is on in New Jersey for the suspects behind a rash of burglaries targeting homes in the last few weeks, and police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down the thieves.

10/20/2010

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