February 3, 2014
Essex County Board of Supervisors
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The new Moriah Center Bridge is open to traffic, Department of Public Works chief Anthony LaVigne said in his report to the DPW committee Feb. 12, and the project will go into winter shutdown until weather conditions permit construction to restart.
The last real estate closings for Essex County’s flood buyout program should be done by the end of the week, county attorney Daniel Manning told county lawmakers Monday, March 3.
Essex County has been without a full-time medical director and staff psychiatrist since the mental health department’s medical director, Dr. Kausar Chaudhry, resigned last December.
Methamphetamine use is apparently on the rise in Essex County and is no longer unavoidable, District Attorney Kristy Sprague told the Board of Supervisors last month.
Essex County's ongoing search for county medical director, psychiatrist mirror national trends
The sale of the Horace Nye Nursing Home to the Bronx-based Centers for Specialty Care (CSC) was delayed again last week as the parties continued to negotiate a resolution to an issue involving the septic system and sewage pits as a result of the detection of some contaminants, county attorney Daniel Manning told lawmakers at their full board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 6.
Task force set up to determine fate of long-derelict structures
Town supervisors faced off against county officials Tuesday, Jan. 21, in an attempt to determine exactly who has ultimate responsibility over foreclosed and condemned properties within Essex County.