NJDEP ALLOWING FOR MORE CONSTRUCTION AT THE SHORE

State regulators will soon make it easier for development to occur at the Jersey Shore following Hurricane Sandy.  New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Martin announced on Tuesday that coastal protection rules are being relaxed in order to speed up development along the shore.  Various regulations are being streamlined, and red tape will…

NJ TOWNS GETTING PLENTY OF SANDY AID

Some New Jersey communities who have suffered financial problems following Hurricane Sandy  will receive about $40 million in various relief funding.  The Star Ledger reports that the state has set aside the funding for the towns who have struggled since the storm hit, and most of those communities are in Ocean County.  Toms River will…