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DECISION EXPECTED ON FLOUNDER SEASON

Today is the day the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council is expected to announce the limits for the 2011 summer flounder season. Local anglers are hoping the state agency will increase the length of the season and lower length requirements. In 2010, the summer flounder season did not begin until …

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CAPE MAY HOLDS ANOTHER HEARING ON THEATER

It’s not over yet.  More testimony was offered up last night at a Cape May Zoning Board hearing on the future of the Beach Theater in Cape May.  The discussion during last night’s hearing largely focused on whether or not the building is actually historic and if the demolition of …

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DAVIES TO RECEIVE HIS SENTENCE IN COURT TODAY

A North Wildwood man who killed a British tourist faces the music today.  Robert Davies of North Wildwood will be in court today and he is expected to be sentenced for the killing of Lavern Paul Ritch of Wales back in August, 2007.  Davies began his trial by representing himself …

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ONE POWERBALL WINNER, NOT FROM NEW JERSEY

Check your tickets, there was one winner in last night’s huge Powerball lottery drawing, but that person was not from New Jersey.  The jackpot winner is from Indiana, and the ticket is worth well in excess of $210 million.  there were Match Five winners from many states, but again, New …

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WINDFARM OFF ATLANTIC CITY TAKES STEP FORWARD

A local company has gotten approved from the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to building a six turbine windfarm off the coast of Atlantic City. The CAFRA permitting was issued for this project. According to a press release, the work will bring more than 200 construction jobs. The Fishermen’s Energy …

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PONDERLODGE SITE GETS REOPENED THIS WEEKEND

The Ponderlodge site will be reopen as of this weekend. Lower Township Manager Mike Voll made the announcement on Wednesday. The area has been closed while the state has been doing demolition of the buildings. The paths will be open once again for residents and visitors to walk.

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WOODBINE SCHOOL BUDGET REMAINS THE SAME

The tax rate will remain stable in the Woodbine school district. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the school board passed a $5.3 million budget with a stable tax rate. There will be no layoffs as well, according to the report. The tax rate is $71 cents per $100 …

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CHRISTIE CRITICAL OF OBAMA WITH POTENTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The state’s highest official had strong comments for the nation’s highest official. Gov. Chris Christie said he would tell President Barack Obama “get in and lead.” Christie made the comments to Diane Sawyer during an interview for ABC World News that aired on Wednesday. Republicans in the House of Representatives …

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THREE CHARGED WITH STEALING MONEY FROM TURNPIKE

Theft charges have been handed down to three New Jersey Turnpike toll collectors. Police say the scheme netted $10,000. The Star-Ledger reports that William Fagan, 62, of Clementon; Glenn Huryan, 55, of Magnolia; and John Filippine, 57, of Columbus in Mansfield Township have all been arrested. The toll collectors were …

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