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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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SPORTS: EAGLES WAIVE QB MATT MCGLOIN

The Philadelphia Eagles have waived former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin as part of its roster cuts that have to be made by 4pm on Saturday.  The Eagles roster, as of early Saturday morning, stands at 70; they have to cut 17 more players. ##

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NJ BEACH TOWN SUSPENDS BEACH/PARKING FEES, ASKS FOR DONATION FOR “HARVEY”

The mayor of one New Jersey beach town has suspended beach and parking fees for Labor Day weekend and instead is encouraging visitors to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims.  Officials in Belmar made the decision to suspend the fees and intends to create a “sister city” relationship with the town of Rockport, Texas. ##

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