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TWO CENT INCREASE PROPOSED IN CAPE MAY'S BUDGET

Cape May City has a budget proposal that would raise the tax rate in the city. Manager Bruce Macleod made the budget presentation. The $15.5 million proposal would increase taxes by two cents. The new budget would be 2.7 percent more than last year. Council also voted on a couple …

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TWO CENT INCREASE PROPOSED IN CAPE MAY’S BUDGET

Cape May City has a budget proposal that would raise the tax rate in the city. Manager Bruce Macleod made the budget presentation. The $15.5 million proposal would increase taxes by two cents. The new budget would be 2.7 percent more than last year. Council also voted on a couple …

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UPPER TOWNSHIP LOOKS FOR MORE COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

The tough economy has made it hard to attract new businesses, but Upper Township has found some success. Mayor Richard Palombo says that the township is going to continue to pursue these new businesses this year. The New Jersey Department of Transportation has provided the township with a $200,000 grant …

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RIVERA-SOTO SAYS HE WILL VOTE ON SOME SUPREME COURT MATTERS

A state Supreme Court justice has changed his mind. Associate Justice Roberto Rivera-Soto said he would abstain on all cases while a temporary justice is sitting on the bench. Rivera-Soto changed his mind saying that after some thought he decided to be apart of the process. Many lawmakers were looking …

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STATE LAWMAKERS LOOKING FOR POWER OVER FEDERAL LAWS

A pair of assemblymen are looking to get a resolution passed that would ask Congress to give more power to state’s regarding federal law. Almost a dozen states have passed a similar resolution that calls for the state to be able to bypass a federal law as long as the …

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TWO CHARGED WITH WITNESS TAMPERING

Members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office charged two men today with second-degree witness tampering Prosecutor Ted Housel said. In January, 2010, the Atlantic County Grand Jury returned an Indictment charging Caleb A. Bostic and Daniel Rivera with third-degree burglary stemming from the November, 2009, break-in of a motor vehicle …

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COUNTY EARNS BIG MONEY DURING ONLINE AUCTIONS

Freeholder Director Daniel Beyel announced that Cape May County has received over $100,000 from the sale of items confiscated from one of the largest stolen property schemes in Cape May County’s history. The County conducted seven on-line auctions from June through December of 2010 and netted $100,131. More than 1,500 …

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