The Lower Township Council meets Monday. Council is expected to present longtime Cape May County Commissioner Gerald Thornton with a plaque honoring him for his service to the County. Thornton announced this year that he will not seek re-election in November.
A portion of Bayshore Road in Lower Township will undergo a county milling and paving operation, starting Monday. County officials say the southbound lane of the road from Charles Street to Town Bank Road will be worked on first. On Tuesday, the north bound lane will be milled and paved.
A big dune project is coming to Diamond Beach in Lower Township. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that a 16 foot high dune will be constructed through Diamond Beach for storm protection. Federal officials say the dune system will greatly reduce impacts to the community during a severe storm event.
Lower Township is prepared to introduce its municipal budget during Monday night’s meeting. A person to person transfer of a liquor license is also on the agenda, as is an ordinance that would create a redevelopment plan for the Cape May County Airport Tech Village area. Monday’s meeting begins at 7pm.
The resurfacing of a portion of Bayshore Road in Lower Township will resume next week. Police say the work will be done between Town Bank Road and Charles Street. Concrete work in the region will take about three weeks.
Friday marks the 28th anniversary of the murder of Lower Township Police Officer David Douglass. Douglass was gunned down in the line of duty while exchanging gunfire with a man who burglarized a home and then set it on fire. Flags at Township Hall and the Police Department will be flown at half staff. Photo…
A local veteran who often advocated for veterans’ events and caused on the Coast Morning Show has passed away at the age of 75. Funeral services will be held next week for Vincent DePrinzio of the Villas. DePrinzo served the United States Marines during the Vietnam War and was a member of local veterans organizations.
The capital improvement budget for the Delaware River and Bay Authority includes fixing the approach roads to the Cape May Lewes Ferry on the New Jersey side. The Authority issued a press release today detailing its capital program, and it includes putting $3.3 million into the approach roads in 2022.
An autopsy has been performed on the body of a woman found inside a home that caught fire early Sunday morning on Suzanne Avenue in North Cape May. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced that the unidentified woman’s body was found inside the bedroom of the home. So far, there is no suspicion of…
One person is reportedly dead as a result of a house fire in the 200 block of Suzanne Avenue in North Cape May early Sunday morning. 6abc.com reports that one person died in the fire that drew response from multiple fire companies in southern Cape May County. Some residents were evacuated due to their close…