10 Most Read January Stories on Caldwells Patch

Here are a few of the stories that caught readers' attention this month on Caldwells Patch.

A former Caldwell Police sergeant committed suicide and his wife was murdered inside their Parsippany home, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.

A 69-year-old Caldwell man has been charged in the hit-and-run accident on New Year's Eve that injured two teens, according to West Caldwell Police.

Vila Meats Sold

Longtime Vila Meats owner Larry Rosanio confirmed this month that after three decades he is handing the Caldwell butcher shop and Italian specialty market over to new owners.

Bakery and Boutique Bow Out of Caldwell

A couple of Caldwell businesses called it quits after the New Year. 

North Caldwell Police Make Arrest in Rash of Car Burglaries

A 19-year-old Scotch Plains man, whom police say has been entering unlocked cars in a high school parking lot and taking wallets, jewelry and other valuables, was arrested during the Essex County Basketball Tournament.

Cars Left With Keys Inside Stolen in the Caldwells

Police say two SUVS were taken from one North Caldwell driveway, a Mercedes-Benz that was left running was stolen in West Caldwell.

Was the Fotomat Hut in Caldwell Worth Saving? (Poll)

The longtime vacant Fotomat hut in Caldwell was torn down last week, sparking a debate about whether the structure was an icon or an eyesore. 

Red's Introduces Chicago Classic to the Caldwells

West Caldwell, home to a Chipotle, a Five Guysand a Muscle Maker Grill, is no stranger to the concept of fresh, fast food. But the newest entry to the restaurant scene stands out for dishing out fare that's fast, fresh and also unique to the area.

Local Celebrities to Compete in 'Dancing With Our Community Stars'

Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation’s “Dancing With Our Community Stars,” which will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m., atJames Caldwell High School's Center for Performing Arts in West Caldwell.

Pep Boys Opening in Caldwell

A commercial building that has been vacant in Caldwell for a number of years has been turned into a Pep Boys.

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