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BOND ORDINANCE APPROVED FOR MAJOR PROJECTS IN OCEAN CITY

Ocean City Council unanimously approved a $10.25 million bond ordinance to fund road work, dredging and draining projects. The Cape May County Herald reports that this second bond ordinance of the year will help to fund more than $100 million worth of capital improvements over the next five years. The bond ordinance also includes a …

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COUNTY TO SPRAY FOR MOSQUITOES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHTS

Weather permitting, the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control will be treating areas of Cape May County as part of its effort to control adult mosquitoes. Spraying by truck may take place July 19 between the hours of 7 p.m. and midnight, and/or July 20 between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m. Portions …

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NO TAX INCREASE FOR 2018 ATLANTIC CITY BUDGET

On Wednesday night the Atlantic City Council unanimously adopted a $225 million budget without a property tax increase. The new 2018 budget keeps the tax rate at $1.79 per $100,000 of assessed property value. Officials said the two reasons for the zero tax increase were a $27 million reduction in the number of property-tax appeal …

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MEGA MILLIONS LOTTERY JACKPOT CONTINUES TO SWELL

It’s getting close to a half billion dollars.  There were no winners Tuesday night in the Mega Millions lottery drawing.  That means the top prize for Friday night’s drawing an estimated $422 million, which is the tenth largest in this game...

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MAN BUSTED FOR CHILD LURING IN HAMILTON TOWNSHIP

A 35 year old man has been charged by Hamilton Township Police for trying to get an 11 year old child into his car on Monday.  Police say Talal Aridi of Mays Landing approached the girl and asked her if she needed a ride, and for her phone number.  The incident took place on Berry …

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FIRE CAUSES DAMAGE TO CAPE MAY AREA MOTEL

Some major damage was caused to the Cabin City Motel in Lower Township, near Cape May.  Police say two rooms of the motel were fully engulfed in flames during Tuesday’s fire, which shut down Route 109 for a short time.  The fire appears to be acc...

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SOME BOARDWALK GAMES OF CHANCE VIOLATE STATE RULES

A dozen games of chance in Seaside Heights and Atlantic City have been cited by state officials for violating various consumer protection laws in New Jersey.  State officials held a media event on Tuesday and announced that other shore towns with games on boardwalks are also being targeted.  One game made it absolutely impossible to …

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FOUR RAPES AT STOCKTON UNIVERSITY, ONE SUSPECT

Four rapes at a local university, and there is one suspect.  For the second time within a week, a student at Stockton University has accused an alumnus at the university with raping  her at an off campus party.  NJ.com reports that the lawsuit claims 2015 graduate Zachary Madle conducted the sexual assault.  Another woman says …

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