On March 28, 2023, the Cape May County Board of County Commissioners approved the 2023 county budget with a decrease in the tax rate from approximately $.234 per $100 of the 2021 equalized assessed value, i.e., estimated market value, of all county properties to approximately $.208 of the 20…
Over the past month, the Herald has run two articles from the Cape Issues group about the incomplete status of Route 55.
This map of the Cape May County Bike Trail System shows some existing and proposed trails.
The statistics do not lie: The slower we drive, the better the chance that a pedestrian or bicyclist will survive a crash.
In the year since my last article, there have been some accomplishments toward the goal of a continuous shore bike trail in Cape May County - but there is still much to do.
The Route 55 project was first proposed in the 1950’s as a toll road to be called the Cape May Expressway, extending from the Walt Whitman Bridge to Cape May.
Because Cape Issues has a long-standing interest in promoting bicycling in Cape May County, we are calling to your attention a new state law designed to create safer conditions.
It is with deep sadness that the Cape Issues group acknowledges the passing of our dear co-laborer, Tom Henry.
When a county commissioner told one of our members that we expect too much of the Board of County Commissioners, we were taken aback and thought, “If not you, then who?”
On March 22, County Commissioners approved the 2022 county budget with no increase in the tax rate.
The Open Space tax should be indefinitely suspended.
Sen. Michael Testa (R-1st) hosted four members of the Cape Issues group, his legislative partners, Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen (both R-1st) and Congressman Jeff Van Drew (R-2nd) in a recent meeting to discuss several subjects of local interest.
You’d think our county would get more love from the state capital,but the needs for documented transportation improvements and the completion of projects that support the safety and development necessary for residents and visitors are either minimized or ignored.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council's next meeting will be heldTuesday, February 8 - Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Due to concerns about the continued spread of COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted entirely by webinar. A portion of the meeting will be conducted jointly with the At…