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AVALON TO APPROVE FIRST OF ITS KIND FLOOD STUDY

Avalon’s Borough Council met Wednesday night and discussed a new, first of its kind flood study that will use sensors to monitor the effects of nuisance flooding in the community.  Avalon and Longport will partner with the Atlantic Cape May Coastal Coalition on this project that will use real time …

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AVALON COMPLETES NORTH END BEACH FILL PROJECT

Avalon has completed a major beach fill project in the north end of the community.  Mayor Martin Pagliughi reports that 944,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed on beaches from 9th Street south to 30th Street.  A small section of beach in front of the hotel district in the …

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AVALON BEACH FILL PROJECT NEARING FINAL STAGES

Avalon’s beach fill project is nearing its final stages.  Business Administrator Scott Wahl tells us that only 100,000 cubic yards of sand still need to be placed on the beaches, and the project will conclude next week.  Avalon has secured one of its largest beach fill projects in history with …

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AVALON APPROVES APPLICATION FOR TREE PLANTING GRANT

Avalon’s Borough Council met Wednesday afternoon and approved the application of a State grant to plant trees throughout the community.  Avalon could be awarded up to $30,000 for various tree planting initiatives.  Council also announced that more than 700,000 cubic yards of sand has been placed during the current beach …

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THREE AVALON INCUMBENTS RE-ELECTED TO BOROUGH COUNCIL

Avalon’s municipal election Tuesday night produced no surprises as incumbents Dr. Nancy Hudanich, James Deever, and John McCorristin were all re-elected to office.  The three incumbents defeated a challenger by a nearly three to one margin; each has earned four year terms on Borough Council starting July 1st. ##

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