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AVALON HOLDS PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING FOR BEACH FILL

Avalon officials met with a dredging company on Wednesday to discuss an upcoming beach fill project in the Borough.  Mayor Marty Pagliughi presided over a meeting with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company who will pump 700,000 cubic yards of sand onto the Avalon beachfront, mostly in June.  By contract, …

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AVALON TO RECEIVE LARGE BEACH FILL BEFORE SUMMER

The Borough of Avalon will be getting a huge beach fill project before the heart of the summer season.  Borough Council unanimously approved a $6.3 million contract with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to put sand on the beaches in Avalon from 8th Street south to 26th Street.  The …

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AVALON TO CONSIDER NEW MUNICIPAL BUDGET WEDNESDAY

The Avalon Borough Council meets Wednesday night and is expected to give approvals to a new 2015 municipal budget.  This year’s budget includes a small one-fifth of a penny increase in the local tax rate.  The budget is expected to fund capital improvement projects including a potential spring beach fill, …

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SEAL SIGHTINGS IN AVALON AND VENTNOR ON FRIDAY

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center said they received eight calls of seal sightings on Friday along several beaches, including Avalon, Ventnor,  and Long Beach Island. The MMSC says the seals are “hanging out” in the sunshine, now that milder temperatures have returned. Seals are traveling more and chasing food, according to the …

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