Despite economic headwinds resulting from the pandemic, Middle Township continues to see steady growth in its ratable base, according to Deputy Mayor Ike Gandy.
Gov. Phil Murphy Oct. 18 ordered that U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities through Oct. 22 to honor the passing of General Colin Powell.
The Murphy administration's commitment to shared services is being further advanced through municipal court consolidation efforts and new legislation that authorizes a regional municipal court pilot program in counties with a population of less than 300,000.
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) announced Oct. 18 that it will be offering a limited number of driver knowledge tests by appointment at Rowan College at Burlington County Oct. 23.
Gov. Phil Murphy and Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman Oct. 13 announced plans to invest more than $700 million to help parents pay for child care, provide bonus pay to child care workers, and distribute grants and increase support for child care providers.
Plans to convert the long-vacant La Monica plant, on Indian Trail Road, to a medical marijuana dispensary were dealt a blow by the state Oct. 15.
During Sea Isle City Council's Oct. 12 meeting, Council member Mary Tighe aired concerns that “city administration issued a letter to the business community, informing them that use of city property for fundraising or private events will be curtailed with no heads up or discussion with council.
During Dennis Township Committee's Oct. 12 meeting, Business Manager Jessica Bishop briefed committee members about efforts to combat gypsy moth infestations in the municipality.
Municipal Engineer Paul Dietrich briefed Upper Township Committee at their Oct. 12 meeting about the results of the third quarter Stockton University Coastal Research Center survey on beach erosion.
Cape May County announced that three residents, a 75-year-old Lower Township woman, an 82-year-old Lower Township man, and a 94-year-old Sea Isle City man, died from complications of the coronavirus this week.
At its Oct. 12 meeting, Sea Isle City Council unanimously approved the dedication of the city's marina as the "Frank P. Edwardi Sr." marina. His son, Council member Frank Edwardi Jr., was not present at the meeting and did not take part in the vote.
As part of its efforts to renovate and repair portions of City Hall, Wildwood awarded a $713,290 contract for work on the building's meeting room, roof and exterior.
An Upper Township mother, accompanied by her two young daughters, asked the Board of County Commissioners to pass a resolution "regarding a dismissal of the (governor's) mask mandates being enforced in our schools."
Sea Isle City Council's Oct. 12 meeting drew a larger-than-usual crowd of residents, and the atmosphere was charged with anticipation as the council deliberated approval of proceeding with a $20 million proposal to construct a new community center, at the site of the former school at 4501 Park Ave.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-2nd) issued the following statement on thousands of flights being canceled over the weekend, leaving passengers stranded with no reimbursement.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Oct. 13 that the disaster declaration for public assistance resulting from damages caused by remnants of Tropical Storm Ida Sept. 1-3 now includes certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in Cape May County.
For the second consecutive month, the Cape May Planning Board agreed to an adjournment of a Cape Jetty LLC application. It will now be heard at the Nov. 9 Planning Board meeting.
Gov. Phil Murphy’s Interagency Council on Climate Resilience Oct. 12 released the final version of the state’s first Climate Change Resiliency Strategy, a science-based blueprint for protecting New Jersey’s vulnerable communities, environment, economy, and infrastructure from the impacts of climate change.
The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Police Department Oct. 23 will participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) 21st National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
A proposal by the La Mer Beachfront Resort is seeking approval for a seasonal ice skating rink that would be placed over an existing parking lot, with temporary structures for activity, from November through early March.
Gov. Phil Murphy Oct. 8 signed Executive Order No. 267, which proactively addresses the risks associated with duplication of benefits among state, county, and local programs funded with American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9% in 2022, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced Oct. 13.
At the Sept. 28, 2021 meeting, the Cape May County Open Space Board approved the application presented by the City of Cape May for Phase 1 of the restoration of the historic Allen African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, on Franklin Street, in Cape May.
Resolution 21 on Middle Township Committee's Oct. 4 agenda authorized the committee to enter into a developer’s agreement with CKJR LLC, the current owner of 1-19 Patsy’s Way, “in order to enable the completion of the Patsy’s Way subdivision.”
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eustace Mita, of Icona Resorts, appeared before Cape May City Council Oct. 5 with plans for a seven-story, 168-room hotel in the tradition of the historic grand hotels of the city’s past.
The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) announced that it has made available extensive online resources that school districts and educators can use to incorporate climate change education across K-12 classrooms beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced Oct. 8 that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a major disaster declaration in Cape May County for public assistance.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Oct. 7 signed a memorandum of understanding to share crime gun data, in an effort to prevent gun violence and enhance public safety.
Gov. Phil Murphy announced Oct. 6 that an additional $10.2 million in support has been allocated to the Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP).
North Wildwood City Council, during its Oct. 5 meeting, approved a resolution outlining a shared services agreement with Wildwood regarding a Boardwalk Master Plan.
Stone Harbor Mayor Judith Davies-Dunhour used the Oct. 5 Borough Council work session to push for the creation of an ordinance banning private events on public property.
During a work session discussion at Stone Harbor Borough Council's Oct. 5 meeting, Councilman Ray Parzych pointed to the need for repairs on three borough-owned bulkheads, at 93rd, 82nd and 83rd streets.
Only this week did the state move to require schools to report student and staff Covid test results to the state Department of Health. Before this point, schools were encouraged, but not required, to do so.
In September, Cape May officials announced an agreement with the police union on a contract that will run from Jan. 1, 2022, to Dec. 31, 2025. The city is now engaged in collective bargaining with its firefighters.
During Stone Harbor Borough Council's Oct. 5 meeting, a consensus emerged that the ordinance dealing with the rezoning of the Courts and Linden Lane would also bring those areas into compliance with the borough’s requirements for design flood elevation levels of 11 feet when a property is raised.
During Cape May City Council's Oct. 5 meeting, three women used public comment to call on Councilman Christopher Bezaire to resign. Their statements were greeted with applause from the audience and silence from Bezaire.
Borough Councilman Reese Moore Oct. 5 briefed Stone Harbor’s governing body on the utility committee’s recommendation regarding rate changes for water and sewer use in the municipality.
Lower Township honored eight retiring employees of the Public Works Department for their many years of service and offered best wishes in retirement during Oct. 4 council meeting.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-2nd) announced Oct. 7 that he joined U.S. Rep. Daniel Crenshaw (R-Texas) as an original co-sponsor of H.R.5418, the Prevent Unconstitutional Vaccine Mandates Interstate Commerce Act.
Acting New Jersey Attorney General Andrew Bruck and Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Rachael Honig announced the creation of a statewide task force to enhance gun violence investigations and prosecutions.
At its Oct. 4 meeting, Middle Township Committee passed a resolution supporting the license application of an out-of-state firm seeking to cultivate and manufacture cannabis.