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VETERANS DAY SERVICES IN AVALON, THROUGHOUT COUNTY

Veterans Day services are being held throughout Cape May County today.  In Avalon, a ceremony hosted by American Legion Post #331 and Mayor Martin Pagliughi will be held at Veterans Plaza at 21st Street and Dune Drive at 11am.  Cape May County will hold a ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery …

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ACCIDENT KNOCKS OUT POWER TO PART OF AVALON

Parts of Avalon had no electricity for a couple of hours on Wednesday afternoon.  A single vehicle motor vehicle accident on Avalon Boulevard resulted in a utility pole coming down and power being knocked out to hundreds of residents and businesses.  By 5:15pm power had been largely restored.  Avalon Boulevard …

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AVALON HIRES NEW MUNICIPAL CLERK

The Avalon Borough Council voted unanimously on a resolution to name Marie J. Hood as Municipal Clerk in Avalon during a special meeting held on Thursday.  Council voted 4-0 to promote Hood to the position; it is a three-year term.  For the past six months, she served the Borough as …

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AVALON COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING THURSDAY

The Avalon Borough Council will hold a special meeting late Thursday afternoon to replace its current municipal clerk.  Avalon’s Council is expected to appoint Marie Hood to the position of Municipal Clerk replacing Georgann Berardis.  The clerk’s position is the only issue appearing on Council’s agenda for the special meeting …

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AVALON HOLDS PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING ON DREDGING PROJECT

Avalon held a pre-construction meeting for its upcoming back bay dredging project on Monday.  Borough, state, and federal officials met with Mobile Dredging & Pumping Co. to discuss the project which will dredge 120,000 cubic yards of materials from various Borough and State channels.  The actual dredging work will get …

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AVALON HOLDS PRE-BID MEETING ON DREDGING PROJECT

Avalon held a pre-bid meeting this week on its big upcoming dredging project.  Borough Administrator Scott Wahl and engineer Tom Thornton briefed Council on the meeting which showed plenty of interest from companies who are interested on bidding on the project which could take up to three years to complete …

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AVALON CONDUCTS DUNE GRASS PLANTING EVENT

Dozens of volunteers went into the dunes in northern Avalon Saturday to plant dune grass.  The annual dune grass planting event will result in 50,000 stolons of dune grass being planted behind a bulkhead in the northern section of the community.  The Avalon Department of Public Works will finish up …

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