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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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PAGLIUGHI RUNNING UNOPPOSED IN AVALON MAYORAL RACE

Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi is running unopposed in the May election in his community.  Monday was the deadline to file nominating petitions and for the seventh time, no candidate stepped up to challenge Pagliughi.  He is running on a Team Avalon 2015 slate which includes two incumbents; there is one …

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PAGLIUGHI, TEAM AVALON 2015 SEEK RE-ELECTED IN BOROUGH

Avalon’s mayor and two incumbent members of council are seeking re-election in May.  Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi announced that he is seeking re-election to a four-year term as mayor.  Joining Pagliughi on his Team Avalon 2015 ticket are council members Dick Dean and Chuck Covington.  Pagliughi is running unopposed; there’s …

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AVALON INTRODUCES BUDGET WITH SMALL TAX HIKE

The Avalon Borough Council has introduced a new municipal budget with a very small tax increase.  The new Avalon budget will include a one-fifth of a penny increase in the tax rate, bringing Avalon’s rate to 22.7 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.  Avalon ended 2014 with a healthy surplus …

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TWO ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES IN AVALON

The Avalon Police Department has charged two men relating to a drug-related incident that occurred in the Borough on Friday. These arrests followed information provided to the police department about a possible drug transaction in the 800 block of 21st Street. John Allen and Angelo Wood were arrested. Allen was …

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