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WEST CAPE MAY TO ADOPT MUNICIPAL BUDGET THIS EVENING

The Borough of West Cape May is prepared to adopt its municipal budget this evening.  The Borough Commission will also discuss a $2.3 million bond ordinance that will finance various capital projects in the community, and have further discussions on br...

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AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY LOCAL MAN KILLED IN PARKWAY ACCIDENT

Authorities have identified the local man who was killed during Sunday morning’s one vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway in Middle Township.  52 year old Eric Scott lost his life when his pickup truck ran off the southbound lanes of the Parkway and struck a tree, shortly before the exit for Rio Grande.  The …

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MURPHY SIGNS LAW PROMOTING EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a new bill into law Tuesday that encourages equal pay for women in the Garden State.  The law strengthens protections against employment discrimination and promotes equal pay for equal women. The post MURPHY SIGNS...

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STATE POLICE SEEK THIEF WHO STRUCK WALMART IN UPPER DEERFIELD

New Jersey State Police are searching for a man who stuffed multiple items into a bag at the Walmart store in Upper Deerfield Township, and never paid for the items.  The alleged theft occurred on Sunday, April 15th.  The man is described by police as being a white or Hispanic male, wearing a red sweatshirt, …

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REPORT: FORMER FERRY TO BE PURPOSEFULLY SUNK NEXT MONTH

The former MV Twin Capes ferry will be sunk next month in the Atlantic Ocean to create an artificial reef.  NJ.com reports that the ferry boat will become part of a reef located approximately 26 miles off the coast of Cape May.  The ferry was declared to be in surplus by the Cape May Lewes …

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MORE THAN 1,100 ACRES OF SOUTHERN PINELANDS NOW PRESERVED BY STATE

More than 1,100 acres of land in the southern Pinelands region has now been permanently preserved by the State of New Jersey.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced that the land is being preserved in the Great Egg Harbor River watershed; the NJDEP cited various species that will be preserved, along with the …

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BRIDGEGATE CONVICTS HEAD TO COURT TO GET CONVICTIONS OVERTURNED

The two individuals convicted in the infamous Bridgegate scandal in New Jersey head to court today in an attempt to get their convictions overturned.  Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly are expected to appear in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in an attempt to be expunged of their sentences.  Both have received more than a …

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NORTH WILDWOOD ISSUES TRAFFIC ADVISORY IN ADVANCE OF RUN

North Wildwood Police have issued a traffic advisory in advance of a half marathon run that will be taking place this Sunday.  Detours will be in place in the northern end of the city between the hours of 6:30-11:30am for the Mud Hen run.  There will be road closures both northbound and westbound on some …

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