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JUZAITIS NAMED NEW MEMBER OF AVALON BOROUGH COUNCIL

There’s a new member of the Avalon Borough Council today.  Barbara Juzaitis was sworn in by Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi to fill an unexpired term on Council that was vacated by longtime councilman Richard Dean.  Juzaitis’ term runs throug...

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AVALON MOVES TOWARDS NEW CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS

The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday evening and moved towards new construction regulations that will be among the tightest in the region.  The new regulations shorten the days and hours in which construction can occur, and creates strict rules on where construction materials and trailers may be placed in the public street.  Council may adopt …

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ATLANTIC CITY MAYOR SKIPS COUNCIL MEETING

Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. was a no show for Wednesday night’s Council meeting.  Under the city’s form of government, Gilliam is not required to appear at the meetings and does not vote on items.  Gilliam pleaded not guilty in court this week on charges relating to a fight near a casino; this month, …

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LEGAL POT IN 2018? NOT HAPPENING, SAY LAWMAKERS

It’s highly unlikely that lawmakers in Trenton will vote on legislation to legalize marijuana before the end of the year.  Democratic lawmakers met this week and agreed that it’s unlikely bills to support legalized pot sales will be voted on this year.  Unless major differences are ironed out between the legislature and Governor Murphy, a …

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