MAJOR SOLAR PROJECT GOING INTO VINELAND

NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, announced that it will invest up to $23.7 million to develop, own and operate a 4.7 megawatt, ground-mount solar system in Vineland, NJ. Once complete, the solar installation will provide electricity to the wholesale market through the Vineland Municipal Electric Utility. NJRCEV has contracted…

MAJOR BENEFITS REFORM BILL PASSES SENATE

Health benefits and pensions reform moved forward in Trenton on Monday. The Senate approved changes to both by a 24-15 vote. Senate President Steve Sweeney was among the necessary Democrats to join Republicans in pushing the bill forward. Assembly Speaker Shelia Oliver testified in favor the measure. Some Democrats think the bill is unfair to…

SNAKE KNOCKS OUT POWER IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

A snake caused thousands of people to be without power on Monday. Atlantic City Electric officials say that a snake got into substation and that caused power to go out to around 3,500 customers. The majority of the power outage was in Middle Township, including county buildings like the Crest Haven Nursing Complex. Power went…

NORTH WILDWOOD POLICE NAB ROBBERY SUSPECT

A robbery suspect was caught in North Wildwood. Police there announce the arrest of Terence Dias, of Pennsylvania. The report came into police on June 16 that a man demanded money from four females. Dais was charged with robbery, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, and resisting arrest. He was placed in the Cape…