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AVALON APPROVES MUNICIPAL BUDGET WITH SIGNIFICANT TAX DECREASE

The Avalon Borough Council met Wednesday afternoon and approved a new municipal budget that includes a significant decrease in its municipal tax rate.  The new rate for Avalon is 19.9 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.  Avalon maintains a AAA bond rating from Standard and Poor’s and may have the lowest combined tax rate in …

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SIERRA CLUB RIPS GOVERNOR OVER NJT FUNDING PLAN

It didn’t take long for an environmental group to turn support into scorn towards Governor Phil Murphy.  The Sierra Club announced this week that it is disappointed in Murphy’s plan to divert clean energy funds to help New Jersey Transit be...

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WHO CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL POOPER SCOOPER WEEK? MOREY’S PIERS!

Yes, International Pooper Scooper Week is a thing during the first week of April, and Morey’s Piers in Wildwood announced that it will celebrate the acclaimed event.  The Pier announced that patrons who purchase two different admission options during the first week of April will enjoy big discounts and a commemorative Morey’s Piers pooper scooper. …

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SEA ISLE CITY NAME MCQUILLEN NEW CHIEF OF POLICE

Swearing in ceremonies were held in Sea Isle City earlier this week for the city’s new Chief of Police, Thomas McQuillen.  McQuillen has worked for the department full time since 1999.  He is a 1990 graduate of Ocean City High School. The post SE...

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