The bright red disc of one of Paterson’s newest and most significant public testaments is now marred with graffiti. The Shohid Minar monument in Westside Park, which commemorates those who died fighting to preserve the Bengali language, spoken by as many as 300 million people throughout the world, has been spray painted with two large,…
The city will charge builders an almost $1,900 sewer connection fee on new single-family homes, according to an ordinance passed by the City Council last week.
Maritza Davila received the support of her colleagues for the City Council presidency on Sunday afternoon.
The city’s governing body has agreed to transfer 11 lots or 1.5-acre of land to the Paterson Parking Authority for the development of a parking deck and a hotel in the vicinity of the Great Falls National Historical Park.
Councilwoman Ruby Cotton and Maritza Davila have set themselves up for a rematch for the City Council presidency. For the past weeks, both women have been lobbying their colleagues for support.
The city has agreed to pay $9,275 to cover councilmen William McKoy and Andre Sayegh’s legal bills incurred in defending themselves against the criminal charges filed by Sirrano Keith Baldeo, publisher of the New Jersey Pulse newspaper.
Three months after voting down the downtown Paterson special improvement district budget, the City Council on Tuesday night reversed its position. In a 4-2-1 vote, council members approved the $304,000 budget.