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OFFSHORE WIND BILL TO BE SIGNED BY CHRISTIE TODAY

Offshore wind development could be a step closer to reality in New Jersey after today. Gov. Chris Christie is expected to sign into law a bill that will help the development of offshore wind turbines. Financial assistance will be provided by the state for these programs and the goal will …

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FEDERAL GRANT RECEIVED FOR WIRELESS FOR EMERGENCY PERSONNEL

Governor Chris Christie welcomed the announcement that New Jersey has been awarded a $39.6 million federal grant to put in place a state-of-the-art public safety wireless broadband network in support of first responders, law enforcement and emergency management professionals.  “This grant accelerates the State’s overall plan of providing first responders …

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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UP TO 9.7 PERCENT

The unemployment rate in New Jersey ticked higher in July to 9.7 percent. Higher than initially estimated job loss took place in June as well, according to revised numbers by the state. The private sector has lost a little less than 2,000 jobs total since December. Companies are unwilling so far to …

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DEP ANNOUNCES DRAFT REGARDING PUBLIC ACCESS RULES

The Department of Environmental Protection unveiled draft proposed rules for enhanced public access to the state’s coastal and other tidal waters, suggesting reasonable regulations but also employing additional, common sense measures to enhance public access. Making the draft proposed rules publicly available for discussion prior to the official public comment …

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MILLVILLE COMMISSION HOLDS OFF ON NOISE ORDINANCE

A noise ordinance regarding the Millville Motorsports Park has been put on hold. The commission has tabled an ordinance that was looking to curb the noise at the park, due to some complaints of those living near the park. The vote was 3-0 to table, with Mayor Tim Shannon and …

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MILLVILLE: PATHMARK CLOSING, OVER 70 JOBS LOST

Rumors have been confirmed that the Pathmark in Millville is closing. Store officials confirmed that the Millville location is one of 25 stores that will be closing. About 75 jobs are being lost as a result of the closing. The company is consolidating in the northeast, including New Jersey. No …

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MOVIE NIGHT IN LOWER TOWNSHIP PRESENTS "UP"

The popular movie “Up” will be presented in Lower Township tonight. Lower Township is continuing its “Family Movie Night in the Park” series. Rain may likely force the movie to be presented inside at the Lower Township Recreation Center. The movie is free and begins at 8 p.m. The series …

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MOVIE NIGHT IN LOWER TOWNSHIP PRESENTS “UP”

The popular movie “Up” will be presented in Lower Township tonight. Lower Township is continuing its “Family Movie Night in the Park” series. Rain may likely force the movie to be presented inside at the Lower Township Recreation Center. The movie is free and begins at 8 p.m. The series …

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