Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Caldwells Patch is paying it forward—and offering you the royal treatment on Small Business Saturday. We're paying for Bloomfield Avenue parking meters in Caldwell. Stop by and meet us!
We want you to have one day when parking on Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell is a pleasure—no rooting around for coins in the bottom of your purse or pocket, no running outside frantic, mid-conversation, to feed the meter. Caldwells Patch has paid for dozens of parking meters on Bloomfield Avenue for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come out and support local businesses for Small Business Saturday. Visit and take photos with Santa at Caldwell Flowerland and take part in the Caldwell Merchants Association's Holiday Treasure Hunt. However, keep in mind, the regular time limits will still be applied to ALL meters. Staff, including Local Editor Teresa Akersten, Essex County Regional Editor Giovanna Fabiano, and others will be …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
What improvements would you like to see in downtown?
Mayor Ann Dassing has a vision for a shiny, new downtown Caldwell. The mayor submitted a $2.3 million grant application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) last month. The grant, Dassing said, would be used to implement a streetscape initiative in the borough’s business district, from the Grover Cleveland Birthplace to Lane Avenue. New sidewalks and decorative touches are part of the proposed design, as is unifying the lampposts and pulling down the Cobra head lights. The proposed plan also includes trimming trees to be more uniform, installing raised crosswalks across the avenue and sprucing up the bus shelters. "Plus, if we could install two sets of tall poles—one by the green and another at the west end of town—for …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Project Main Street volunteers providing flowers for Caldwell business district for third year.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Project Main Street volunteers have been busy planning for the flower baskets that will grace downtown Caldwell from May through October. The flowers were planted in early April and will be growing in the greenhouses at Hillcrest Farms in Verona until mid May, when they'll be hung along with American Flags along Bloomfield Avenue. This is the third consecutive year Project Main Street has raised money to purchase the flowers and has managed the planting, hanging and watering of the baskets. This all-volunteer organization greatly appreciates the support and involvement of members of the community and welcomes your involvement. Project Main Street is your avenue to a vibrant downtown. "Like" Project Main Street on Facebook or contact …