MIDDLE GOP ENDORSE COLLINS FOR COMMITTEE RUN

The Middle Township Republican Party has picked who to endorse. The committee voted for Melanie Collins over Vince DePrinzio during a Tuesday evening meeting. Collins was the treasure for Mayor Dan Lockwood’s reelection campaign and worked on Committeeman Tim Donohue’s campaign. Collins will first head to the primary before challenging in November.

STONE HARBOR BLVD. TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO STORM

Stone Harbor Boulevard has been temporarily closed due to downed utility poles and electrical wires across the roadway. Eyewitness accounts report that as many as eight utility poles have been toppled along the roadway between the Scotch Bonnet Bridge and the Garden State Parkway. Sections of Stone Harbor, including 96th Street are without power as a result. Atlantic City Electric…

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP INTRODUCES BUDGET WITH MAJOR INCREASE

The Middle Township Committee introduced it’s 2013 budget at this week’s meeting, with a proposed rate increase of 7.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. The new budget increased $144,260 over last year’s total, according to Middle Township Auditor Glen Ortman.  A breakdown of the increase shows 5 cents of the levy is directly related declining property values in the township. A…