Gasoline prices continue to inch up before Memorial Day weekend. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in our area is now $3.06, which represents a one cent increase over the weekend. Last year at this time gas prices were under two dollars per gallon.
You are paying an average of $3.05 per gallon at the pumps in Cape May County. The latest price survey from Mid Atlantic AAA shows that local drivers are paying 16 cents more for a gallon of gas than they were one month ago. One year ago, gas prices were under $2 per gallon locally.
The Cape May County Animal Shelter has partnered with Animal Outreach to operate the spay and neuter clinic located next to the Shelter at Crest Haven. The clinic will continue its regular Thursday schedule it has kept for the past 15 years. Low or no cost spay/neuter programs will continue for county residents who participate…
The overall number of coronavirus cases in Cape May County is now down to just 140. County officials reported only four new cases again on Monday. An 87 year old male from Middle Township has passed away from complications from the virus.
There were only four new cases of coronavirus reported in Cape May County on Sunday. County officials say the rate of transmission is below .8, which means the spread of the virus is drastically slowing. Walk ins are accepted at the County’s vaccination clinic at Avalon Community Hall starting at 11:00am Monday.
The Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority is having its hazardous waste collection day Saturday at the transfer station in Burleigh. The MUA nots that materials like cleaning products, gasolines, mercury-containing items, and pool chemicals can all be safely dropped off. The event runs for three hours, starting at 8:00am.
Cape May County experienced a 21 percent decline in direct tourism revenue last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that this was the smallest decline statewide, according to the Cape May County Department of Tourism. Cape May County experienced $5.4 billion in direct tourism revenue last year. Nearly one out of…
A new measure that intends to provide relief to the commercial fishing industry has been approved by a Senate committee. A bill sponsored by State Senator Michael Testa would free up some commercial fishing boats from the state’s employment law and its expensive tax on earnings. The Senate Labor Committee approved the measure this week.
Cape May County officials announced that 46.6 percent of the County’s population has been vaccinated against Covid-19, the highest percentage in the entire state. Over three quarters of all residents over the age of 65 are vaccinated. The County reported only 15 new cases on Wednesday.
Cape May County is reporting only 11 new cases of coronavirus. County health officials confirm half of the new cases were in Wildwood. Five communities have zero cases of the virus in their communities.