If you take the Cape May Lewes Ferry in the heart of the season, you will pay more money to do so. The Delaware River and Bay Authority announced Thursday that fares for all vehicle classes are going up by $2 from April through October. A new fare category is also being added for scooters,…
Kevin Lewis is the new police chief of Lower Township. Lewis was sworn into his new position this week following the retirement of former chief Bill Priole. Lewis retired from the New Jersey National Guard last year and is a 16 year veteran of the Department. Photo courtesy Lower Township social media page.
Driving is treacherous in Cape May County Monday afternoon due to the winter storm. Lower Township officials announced that its emergency operation center is open, and multiple motor vehicle accidents have occurred throughout the County. Officials continue to urge people to stay off the roadways. Graphic courtesy of Lower Township Police Department.
The Lower Township Elementary School District will go virtual for the next two weeks. The school district says the move is being made due to Covid-19 impacting the student body and staff members. Free food meals will be distributed at the Memorial and Sandman schools Tuesday through Thursday between 9am and Noon.
The Lower Cape May Regional School District announced that it will operate under a virtual schedule from January 3rd through January 7th. Superintendent Joseph Castelucci announced that a combination of water issues and staffing shortages related to Covid-19 are causing the district to go virtual at least for a week. He’s hopeful in-person instruction will…
County officials have announced a partial closure of Bayshore Road for Monday. There will be a drainage crossing replacement north of Breakwater Road which will require a partial closure of the roadway. Additional work is scheduled next week that will also create a detour.
The Lower Township Police Department has received a grant from South Jersey Industries. The $4,500 grant will be used for critical support for first responders in the service area. Life saving medical and first aid equipment will be purchased with the grant funding.
Lower Township’s council meets Monday evening and may give final approvals to an ordinance that would establish the ability to get cannabis retail and delivery licenses in certain zones in the community. Monday’s meeting begins at 7pm.
The Lower Township Police Department has improved its chaplain’s program. The Department announced Friday that four new chaplains were sworn in to provide assistance. They are Tim West, Pastor Glenn Scheyhing, Pastor Leo Dodd, and Pastor Scott Durbin.
Lower Township Police are searching for 18 year old Josefina Lopez, who was last seen in Wildwood. Police classify Lopez as “at risk” and would like to know her whereabouts. She is an African American woman who stands 5’1″ tall, weighs 100 pounds, and has the name “Clarence” tattooed on her chest. Update: Lower…