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TRAFFIC STILL DIVERTED OFF ROUTE 47 IN MILLVILLE AT SMALL BRIDGE

Traffic continues to be diverted off Route 47 in Millville as emergency work is performed on the bridge over Menatico Creek.  State transportation officials say traffic will be taken off Route 47 in both directions until the work is completed.  Drivers will take routes 49 and 55 as an alternate route. ##

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NORTH WILDWOOD PD TO HOST COFFEE WITH A COP

North Wildwood Police have extended an open invitation to have coffee with a cop during an event at the Vegas Diner on Friday, September 8th.  Police will be available to chat with residents about public safety issues from 8am until 10am. ##

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TWO PHILLY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAMES SATURDAY IN WILDWOOD

If you’re from Philadelphia and looking for something to do at the shore on a rainy Saturday, Maxwell Field in Wildwood may be the place for you.  There are two high school football games being played at the field today; the first game starts at 11:30am and features Roman Catholic vs. West Catholic.  Later in [...]

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CAPE MAY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT, AWARD CONTRACT

The Cape May City Council will meet Tuesday evening and is expected to approve a shared services agreement with the County for the design and construction of a Coast Guard Bikeway.  Council may also award a contract for the Baltimore Avenue and New York Avenue water main replacement project.  The meeting starts Tuesday at 6pm. [...]

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WILDWOOD TO PUT AWARD BEACH CONCERT CONTRACT FOR 2018

The Wildwood City Commission is expected to award a $65,000 contract to AMT Business Group, LLC to stage three beach concerts in July, 2018.  The group has a splash page website that includes Boardwalk Entertainment Company, incorporated just last month, along with some other businesses. ##

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LOCAL COMMUNITIES ADDRESS TRASH, RECYCLING SCHEDULES

Local communities are putting out advisories regarding trash and recycling collection schedules.  Avalon and Ocean City will return to once per week collections starting on September 11th.  Middle Township’s trash and recycling service will be delayed for a day during the week of Labor Day, due to the holiday on Monday. ##

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STONE HARBOR TO RECEIVE ACE PRESENTATION, AUTHORIZE CHAMBER LEASE

Stone Harbor’s council will meet Tuesday afternoon and is expected to receive a presentation from Atlantic City Electric.  Some residents in the town have vehemently opposed the installation of larger electrical transmission poles in the community.  Council will also consider a resolution authorizing a new five year lease for the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce. [...]

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HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG CAPE BEACHES SATURDAY

There is a high risk for rip currents along local beaches throughout the day on Saturday.  The National Weather Service predicts waves building to four to five feet by this afternoon, which means the ocean will be treacherous for simmers.  Obey all instructions provided by your local beach patrol. ##

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NO DELAY IN MENENDEZ TRIAL FOR SENATE VOTES

There will be no delay in the corruption trial involving New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, even for key voting sessions in Washington.  A judge tossed out Menendez’s request to have the trial stalled so he could head to Washington for important votes.  Menendez’ trial is expected to begin September 6th. ##

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STATE TROOPER HITS UTILITY POLE IN BUENA

A New Jersey State Trooper drove his car off a road and struck a utility pole Thursday night in Buena.  Officials say the trooper was driving a marked patrol car when he ran off Wheat Road and hit the pole; he was not injured.  The crash is under investigation. ##

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