LOWER CAPE MAY STUDENTS AWARDED $320,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS FROM H&R BLOCK

Sixteen students who attend Lower Cape May Regional High School, have each been awarded a $20,000 scholarship through the H&R Block Budget Challenge — a teen financial literacy program that rewards high school students and classes for mastering real-world budgeting and personal finance decision-making. The scholarships will be presented to the students at the high…

ZERO TAX INCREASE ANNOUNCED FOR LOWER TOWNSHIP IN 2016

Taxpayers got some good news at Monday night’s Lower Township Council meeting. The 2016 budget was presented with a zero percent tax increase. Councilman Tom Conrad told Coastal Broadcasting that all township department heads worked together with the treasurer and township manager to stabilize the tax rate while actually increasing services for the residents. Conrad…

WILDWOOD AND SEA ISLE CITY BOTH TO HOST STORM ASSISTANCE WORKSHOPS

Two more storm assistance workshops will be held this week. On Thursday, both Sea Isle City and Wildwood will be holding the meetings to help residents impacted by Winter Storm Jonas to get the assistance they need. Representatives from the Departments of Banking and Insurance, Community Affairs, Humans Services, Environmental Protection, Economic Development Authority, and…