• By Camille Sailer
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At its Feb. 13 meeting, Dennis Township Committee unanimously passed a resolution that provided for each of the five members of the governing body to forego $1,500 of their annual compensation to be used towards the salary of newly-hired Business Administrator Patrick Moran.

  • By Camille Sailer
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At the Sea Isle City City Council meeting Feb. 13, during Mayor Leonard C. Desiderio’s 2018 Budget and State of the City Address, he highlighted many of the city's accomplishments during 2017 and pointed out one that will be of significance in 2018.

  • By Camille Sailer
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At its regular meeting Feb. 12, Upper Township Committee passed a resolution congratulating the Upper Township Hockey Team, Upper Riptide - White, on winning two of three games in the championship series and becoming the 2017 Cape May County second to fourth grade Foot Division Champions.

  • By Camille Sailer
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The Upper Township Committee honored Gayle Davidson, a member of the Citizens Emergency Response Team, for her response and quick action after witnessing, Feb. 9, a major automobile accident on Route 9 in Seaville while off duty. 

  • By Jim McCarty
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The Borough of West Cape May Zoning Board unanimously approved variances that will permit the Sapore Italiano Restaurant at 416 S. Broadway to expand its seating by 14 and make other changes to the existing structure.

  • By Bill Barlow
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City Council unanimously introduced an ordinance Feb. 8 dedicating a gravel road leading from Roosevelt Boulevard to a dredged material disposal site known as Site 83 and as “Haul Road.”

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Feb. 18 will mark the 24th anniversary of the death of Officer David C. Douglass, Sr., who was killed in the line of duty, after exchanging gunfire with a suspect who had just burglarized a home and then set it on fire.

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The annual rabies clinic, free to Borough residents and sponsored by the Borough of Woodbine, will be held March 3, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Woodbine Ambulance Corps Building/Public Safety facility.

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Due to a late forecast change by the National Weather Service, the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management has issued a “Code Blue” advisory for Cape May County effective immediately through 8:30 a.m., Feb. 13.

  • By Vince Conti
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Tax Assessor Margaret Slavin told Borough Council Feb. 6, “We are getting ready to wrap this up.” What Slavin referred to was the borough-wide reevaluation of property values.

  • By Vince Conti
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At a special Feb. 6 meeting of the Cape May City Council, City Manager Neil Young presented a proposed $29-million budget which includes a tax rate hike of half-a-cent, moving the local purpose tax rate from $.340 per $100 of assessed value to $.3448.

  • By Vince Conti
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Sewer rates in Middle Township need to change to cover a significant increase in the municipality’s share of the county Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) expenses. 

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Gov. Phil Murphy Feb. 9 called upon mayors to take steps to counteract the effects of the federal tax legislation that gutted New Jersey’s State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction and limited the amount of money state homeowners can deduct from their property taxes, according to a release.

  • By Jim McCarty
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All bids submitted for the completion of the long-awaited Roseann Avenue flood mitigation project were rejected.

  • By Jim McCarty
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The new countywide consolidated emergency dispatch system will begin operations by May for Lower Township, the only municipality to join the project as of this date.

  • By Jim McCarty
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The proposed Aquatic Center that may be located at the Cape May County Airport will be the subject of the March 5 regular Lower Township Council meeting.

  • By Vince Conti
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Police Capt. Robert Sheehan’s lawsuit against the City of Cape May was one month shy of 3-years-old and one day short of a trial beginning when the Cape May City Council voted unanimously Feb. 6 to settle the case.

  • By Vince Conti
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Cape May City Council voted Feb. 6 to settle the whistleblower lawsuit brought against the city by Police Capt. Robert Sheehan in March 2015.  

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The Borough of Wildwood Crest will host a community outreach program on flood mitigation March 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wildwood Crest Pier Recreation Center, Heather Road and Ocean Avenue (5800 Ocean Ave).

  • By Camille Sailer
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Mayor William Pikolycky briefed Woodbine Borough Council Feb. 1 about progress made to date to conclude an agreement with Stockton University that would potentially provide comprehensive community-based participatory needs assessment.