WILDWOOD APPROVES A ZERO-TAX INCREASE

Expect Wildwood to go forward with its layoff plan. City Commission approved its new budget, which includes layoffs to over 40 employees, including more than 20 in public safety. The city will not have a tax increase, but had to come with $600,000 in order to do that. The commission announced that it has had…

SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION RESULTS ANNOUNCED

The school election results are in and a handful of local communities turned down their school budget. Wildwood Crest, West Wildwood, Wildwood, Upper Township, and Sea Isle City all voted no on their school budget question. Upper T ownship voters also turned down a bond referendum for a $16 million project for work to be…

STABBING TAKES PLACE IN WILDWOOD

A stabbing is being investigated in Wildwood. A public safety official told Coastal Broadcasting that the incident took place in the area of Park Ave. and Schellenger Ave. Coastal Broadcasting has been told the victim is a male and was taken to the trauma center of AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. Wildwood Police say the man…

STATE TO CLOSE PORTION OF NINTH STREET IN OCEAN CITY

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that 9th Street northbound will be closed between West and Bay avenues next week for roadway reconstruction work in connection with the ongoing $400 million Route 52 Causeway replacement project.  Beginning Monday morning, May 2, NJDOT will close the several-block stretch of 9th Street northbound until…

LOWER POLICE INVESTIGATING ROBBERY

Two strong armed robberies took place in Lower Township. An investigation is on-going into incidents that took place at 300 block of State Highway Route 9 on Wednesday morning and at the Greenwood Avenue apartments on Tuesday morning. The investigation into both incidents is ongoing at this time and anyone with information regarding this incident…