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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP TO HOLD BUDGET REVIEW MONDAY

The Middle Township Committee will meet Monday evening and is expected to review the proposed 2011 municipal budget.  The first draft of the budget includes a small tax increase in the community of 2.7 cents.  The budget was first presented to the community last month, and a public hearing will …

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REPORT: LOCAL MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ANIMAL CRUELTY

A Lower Township man has reportedly pleaded guilty to three charges of animal cruelty.  The Cape May County Herald reports on its website that Casimir Rupinski of Erma pleaded guilty to the charges in a municipal court on March 24th.  Rupinski was charged with not providing proper care or drink …

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ATLANTIC CITY CASINO GETS FINED FOR UNDERAGE PATRON

Bally’s Atlantic City was hit with a $25,000 fine just before the weekend by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement.  The casino was slapped with the fine for allegedly allowing a 19 year old woman to play slots back in June, 2009.  The woman told inspectors that she was allowed …

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CLOSING: VEHICLE INSPECTION STATION IN BRIDGETON

Cape May County’s motor vehicle inspection station may be getting busier this summer.  The state announced that three vehicle inspection stations will be closing their doors at the end of the month, including the inspection station in Bridgeton.  the state wants to save $17 million in various cutbacks to motor …

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SATURDAY: NEW LEGISLATIVE MAP TO BE PICKED TODAY

A special commission that’s coming up with a new legislative map for the state of New Jersey is expected to pick the new map later today.  The commission will decide how the 40 legislative districts in the Garden State will be divided up; on Sunday the commission will formally vote …

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VIETNAM WALL HELPS WIN TOURISM AWARD FOR STATE

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) received the 2011 New Jersey Governor’s Award for Tourism Excellence for its 2010 Public Relations campaign for the unveiling of the Wildwoods’ Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. John Siciliano, Executive Director of GWTIDA, accepted the award along with Vince DePrinzio of Wildwoods’ Vietnam …

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NEW LEGISLATIVE MAP AVAILABLE THIS WEEKEND

The state’s brand new legislative map is expected to be wrapped up before the end of the weekend.  A deadline arrives on Sunday for officials to develop the new map which will set the boundaries for the various legislative districts.  Much of the attention is being paid in North Jersey …

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NO DECISION YET ON FATE OF BEACH THEATER

There’s been no decision made yet on the fate of the Beach Theater in Cape May.  Another public hearing was held last night on the future of the theater, which may face the wrecking ball.  Experts testified during another Zoning Board hearing on Thursday night about why the theater should …

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LOCAL BOY! OSBORN JOINS SOUL TV BROADCASTS

A former Cape May County sports star and member of the Coastal Broadcasting Systems family will be back on football broadcasts this spring.  Wildwood High School graduate Bill Osborn is part of the two man television announcing crew for upcoming Philadelphia Soul indoor football games that will be broadcast live …

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STATE’S HIGH COURT TO HEAR AFFORDABLE HOUSING CASE

The state’s on again, off again battle with affordable housing is headed back to court again.  The New Jersey Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case that could once again set new affordable housing regulations in New Jersey.  13 different New Jersey communities and the New Jersey League …

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