Middle Township will be conducting some sewer repairs starting next week. Work will be done on various streets through the community during the week. Monday’s work will involve a portion of West Pacific Avenue, and a portion of Highland Avenue.
Lower Township will conduct routine hydrant flushing starting Friday at 9:00am. Township officials say the event is maintenance flushing and not part of the routine flushing that takes place next month. Ten different hydrants will be flushed in key areas. A brief discoloration of water is possible.
Traffic patterns will be interrupted next week on the Wildwood side of the George Redding Bridge for the installation of decorative mural art which is part of the city’s new gateway project. Traffic will be detoured between the hours of 8:00am until 6:00pm, beginning next Monday and for the rest of the week.
Governor Phil Murphy has a new state budget on his desk that includes plenty of new debt, and plenty of higher taxes. The $32.7 billion budget was approved by state lawmakers on Thursday and includes $700 million in new taxes. Republicans in Trenton are highly critical of the new spending plan.
Cape May County reports 12 new coronavirus cases Thursday. Three of the new cases are in Ocean City. There are only three non-resident coronavirus cases in the County. No additional deaths were reported.
State lawmakers have sent a new law to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy that would eliminate many single use plastic and paper bags in the Garden State. Plastic straws would only be available in restaurants upon request. Some local towns, including Avalon and Stone Harbor, have been years ahead of the state on the…
An 82 year old female pedestrian was killed during a motor vehicle accident Wednesday night on Fairton Road in Millville. Police say the victim was struck by a car driven by a 59 year old man who remained at the scene of the accident. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene; the investigation continues.
New Jersey reported an additional 588 cases of coronavirus Thursday. Ten additional deaths were also reported by the state. There have been over 201,000 cases of the virus in the Garden State during the pandemic.
Cape May County officials announced Thursday that the County has maintained its Aa1 bond rating from Moody’s. Part of the reason why the bond rating was maintained is the strong demand for property in coastal communities. The County maintained a $24 million surplus this year.
Avalon officials received a glowing report on its successful Dune Vegetation Management Program. Consultant Joseph Lomax reported to Council that the implementation of a state grant to thin out invasive Japanese Black Pine trees in the dunes has worked, and native vegetation has grown in its place. A few years ago the Borough implemented a…