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Construction Equipment Blocks 3 Prime Parking Spaces Near Downtown Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, construction equipment blocked 3 on-street, 2-hour limit parking spaces one block from downtown Ridgewood on Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday of this week. The location is in front of 174 Union Street.

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Parking fees were collected in Ridgewood via ParkMobile on Juneteenth Federal Holiday

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Ridgewood NJ, Parking fees were collected in Ridgewood via ParkMobile on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, a recognized Federal holiday. Juneteenth is the only recognized Federal holiday not noted as a “free parking day” in Village Code Section 265-1, B, Holidays.

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Hudson Street Parking Garage in Ridgewood – Pedestrians beware!

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Ridgewood NJ, the absence of visual or audible warning devices of cars exiting Ridgewood’s Hudson Street parking garage make walking on the sidewalk there somewhat dangerous.

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The Village of Ridgewood is Starting Condemnation Proceedings Against the Owner of Former Town Garage

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Ridgewood NJ, looks like the Village of Ridgewood is starting condemnation proceedings against the owner of former Town Garage property at 120 Franklin Avenue .

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Ridgewood Village Council Finally Moves on Public Safety

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Ridgewood NJ, on Tuesday June 15th 2021 , the East Saddle River footbridge at the bottom Kingsbridge Lane was closed with caution tape and horses. One Wednesday , additional plywood blockades were installed by the Ridgewood maintenance crew, as they unsecured a portion of broken fencing. A Village source told the Ridgewood blog ,”the bridge is shot” .

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National Weather Service: Potential exists for 4 to 8 Inches of Snow this Weekend

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the National Weather Service an offshore low is expected to produce snow, possibly mixed with rain at times, Saturday night into Sunday. The potential exists for 4 to 8 inches of snow.

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Ridgewood Parking Permits on Sale at the Reception Desk, in the lobby of Village Hall

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Parking Permits are now being sold at the Reception Desk, in the lobby of Village Hall. You must bring your driver’s license and vehicle registration(s) for the car(s) you wish to register for a parking permit.

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Village of Ridgewood Adds a New Parking Enforcement Officer

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Village Manager Keith Kazmark the Village has hired a new Parking Enforcement Officer, Gavin Im. In July of 2023 the Village hired two parking enforcement offices.

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ParkMobile Fee Set to Increase on December 1st in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, effective December 1, 2023, the ParkMobile “convenience fee” in Ridgewood will increase 25%, from 40 cents to 50 cents per transaction.
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Free Parking Coming to Ridgewood Every Thursday Between Thanksgiving and Christmas from 4 pm and 8 pm

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Ridgewood NJ, attention Ridgewood Shoppers The Village Council recently approved Free Holiday Parking each Thursday between Thanksgiving and Christmas from 4 pm and 8 pm to promote visiting our downtown. According to the Village Manager Keith Kazmark,  this includes street parking, the Hudson Street garage and CBD parking lots. Let’s help support our local businesses this holiday season!

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Parking rules don’t apply to Ridgewood Parking Enforcement?

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Ridgewood NJ, taken on Chestnut Street at 10:30 AM on Wednesday. A large truck was double parked just up the street because the loading zone was blocked.

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Parking in the Village of Ridgewood Brings Out the Best in People

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Ridgewood NJ, a motorist who returned to his vehicle and found a parking summons affixed to it tracked down the responsible Ridgewood Parking Enforcement Agent (PEO) on Friday afternoon, 08/18, and dumped a full glass of soda through the open driver’s side window of the agent’s official vehicle. The incident occurred on Chestnut Street in Ridgewood, near East Ridgewood Avenue. A Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer and Patrol Supervisor responded quickly to assist the Ridgewood Parking Enforcement Agent , but the perpetrator had fled prior to their arrival. A copy of the summons issued will be used to identify & charge the suspect. The Ridgewood Parking Enforcement Agent was uninjured. Clearly someone acted before thinking about the consequences.

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Changes in Parking Regulations Governing North Walnut Street and Mastin Place in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village of Ridgewood has introduced an ordinance to alter parking regulations governing North Walnut Street (Mastin Place to Linwood Avenue) and Mastin Place (Oak Street to North Maple Avenue). This change is in response to resident complaints regarding vehicles parking for extended periods of time, hindering their ability to safely
back from driveways and to utilize the street for temporary parking.

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County Says “No” to Village of Ridgewood’s Grant Application to Purchase 510 West Saddle River Road

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Ridgewood NJ, according to sources the Village of Ridgewood received phone notification  on Thursday from the County of Bergen that the Villages application for grant funds to purchase 510 West Saddle River Road  has been denied .Official written notice to follow.

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Multiple downtown Ridgewood parking spaces needlessly blocked off every Sunday through Friday through October 9

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Ridgewood NJ, we’d like to know the name of the Village employee who decided it was okay to block off nine revenue-generating, premium parking spaces every Sunday through Friday so that the vehicle stop barriers used when the pedestrian plaza is set up on Saturday could be kept nearby.

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