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UPPER TOWNSHIP STILL WANTS PIPELINE TO POWER PLANT

Perhaps a gas pipeline to the Beesley’s Point Power Plant isn’t dead yet. The Pinelands Commission previously deadlocked in a vote regarding running a pipeline through the pinelands, effectively killing the proposal at the time. Since then Senator Jeff Van Drew has publically asked the commission to reconsider. Upper Township …

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SENIOR CENTER REOPENS IN UPPER TOWNSHIP

The grand opening and ribbon cutting was held for a new senior center in Upper Township. Government officials and residents gathered for ceremony. The building closed two years ago for $674,000 in work, with $400,000 coming from Small Cities grant program funding. Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor said the …

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TAXES GOING UP IN UPPER TOWNSHIP THIS YEAR

Upper Township residents may be asked to absorb a tax hike this year.  The Township Committee met earlier this week and discussed a potential three cent increase in the local tax rate.  Upper Township didn’t even have a local purpose tax for a half century until three years ago.  Upper …

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REPORT: MONDAY POWER OUTAGE IN UPPER TOWNSHIP

A power outage in a section of Upper Township Monday afternoon was caused by a cement mixer hitting a utility pole.  The Upper Township Gazette reports that the accident happened around 3pm Monday near Rivendell Road.  Properties in the Palermo section of the township lost power for a brief time …

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