The Cape May Lewes Ferry will add a new boat to its fleet in the future. The Delaware River and Bay Authority announced that a Seattle, Washington firm has been hired to provide planning for the construction of a new ferry. The team will review the DRBA’s master plan as it moves through this process.
A man barricaded himself inside a home in the Villas early Tuesday morning, and the situation ended peacefully. Lower Township Police say a man barricaded himself inside a home located on Carolina Avenue early Tuesday morning. The Cape May County SWAT team responded and the man was talked out of the situation safely; he was…
Taxes will be going up in Lower Township. The Cape May County Herald reports that the Township Council introduced a new budget this week that includes a 1.99 cent increase in the local tax rate. Revenues in Lower Township dropped off last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Lower Township Council will introduce its 2021 budget Monday evening. Council is also expected to vote on a resolution that will provide an agreement with new Police Chief William Priole. The meeting begins at 7:00pm.
Lower Township Police announced that the Middle Thorofare Bridge will be closed for 12 hours to repair a sinkhole. The bridge will be closed Thursday starting at 6:00pm. Other work continues on the bridge in advance of the overnight closure.
Lower Township Police are searching for a missing woman. 42 year old Jennifer Rose Bailey has been missing since August, 2020 after her mother contacted her via cellular phone. Bailey’s last location is unknown. Police are looking for tips as to her whereabouts.
A 90 year old woman from Lower Township is the latest local fatality from coronavirus. County officials announced 41 new positive test samples with most of the community cases located in mainland communities.
A 58 year old man from Lower Township is the latest victim of coronavirus. Cape May County officials announced the death on Saturday, along with 35 new Covid-19 cases. Lower and Middle townships continue to have more than 70 resident cases apiece.
Lower Township Police announced the temporary closure of the Middle Thorofare Bridge that connects Diamond Beach to the mainland. The bridge has been closed due to a sinkhole. The bridge will be closed for a few hours until a permanent repair can be made next week. A steel plate is being installed for the time…
Thursday will mark the 27th anniversary of the death of Lower Township police officer David Douglass. Douglass was killed in the line of duty after exchanging gunfire with a suspect who burglarized a home then set it on fire. Flags at Township Hall and the police department will be at half staff; a memorial wreath…