Cape May County

May 23, 2019

ASSEMBLY APPROVES BILL DEALING WITH TAXES ON SHORE RENTALS

The New Jersey Assembly approved a bill Thursday that will not subject short term rentals at the Jersey Shore to various taxes.  The legislation passed unanimously on Thursday and now heads to the Senate.  Lawmakers have been blistered by shore rental ...
May 20, 2019

CAPE MAY COUNTY BEGINS COASTAL MONITORING PROGRAM

Cape May County has kicked off its annual Coastal Water Monitoring Program.  The program will result in 61 ocean and one back bay recreational site being tested weekly for bacteria and other issues.  The program operates under the Cape May County Depar...
May 17, 2019

$6.6 BILLION GENERATED BY TOURISM IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

Cape May County tourism expenditures totaled $6.6 billion last year.  Nearly two thirds of the revenue was generated by lodging, food, and beverage.  Cape May County held its annual tourism conference Friday morning.  Increases were experienced last ye...
May 16, 2019

RICHARD PRICKETT APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF PINELANDS COMMISSION

Richard Prickett is the new chairman of the Pinelands Commission.  Governor Phil Murphy announced this week that Prickett gets the job heading up the Commission.  He is recently retired from teaching biology in an Ocean County school district. The post...