Cape May is moving forward with a measure that could result in the prohibition of certain single use plastic items, including bags. Council met last week with with its Environmental Commission and other volunteers to talk about the best way to tackle the problem. Avalon and Stone Harbor implemented prohibitions back in June.
The Cape May City Council has moved the start time for a public hearing on a new public safety building. The meeting will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, August 13th to allow more time for public comment.
Cape May Police have released three photos of suspects who are connected to a shoplifting incident that occurred on July 30th. Police say one of the suspects stole a pair of sunglasses from a sunglass store. Police are hoping that someone will recognize one of the three parties involved in the crime.
Cape May City Police are alerting the public about delays on Beach Drive Friday due to the annual baby parade. Delays are expected from the parade starting at 10am, and lasting for four hours. Wildwood’s annual baby parade was postponed last night due to rain, and will be held later today.
The Cape May City Council will hold a meeting on August 13th to discuss the conceptual plan for the new public safety building. The new building is expected to house both the police and fire departments. A presentation of building plans will be made during the meeting.
Cape May city police are warning residents about an increasing number of telephone scams in the region. The callers are asking for debt or credit card information, and in some cases, represent themselves as being from a utility company. Police say no valid agency collects true debts in this manner.
The West Cape May Borough Commission meets this evening and is expected to reappoint its municipal clerk, Suzanne Schumann, with tenure. The Commission will also introduce a new $1.3 million bond ordinance that would finance various capital improvements. The meeting begins at 7pm.
The Cape May City Police Department is looking for the public’s help with identifying individuals who trespassed at the Cape May City Elementary School on June 21st. They climbed over a security fence and cause some damage to property while they were in a secure area. A photo of the suspects has been released on…
Cape May Police are searching for a woman who stole a pair of earrings from the Sea Star Boutique located on the Washington Street Mall. The theft occurred on June 12th; police have a composite photo of the woman on its social media page.
The driver of a New Jersey Transit bus that struck and killed a woman in West Cape May will not be charged. An investigation revealed that 56 year old Efterpi Hines fell off her bicycle before she was struck by the bus. The accident took place back on May 18th.