LOCAL SCHOOL TO GET WINDMILL

The Cape May City Elementary School will soon be getting a windmill. As Coastal Broadcasting discussed last week, the school has been selected to be the site of an energy-producing windmill thanks in part to a $10,000 grant from Wal-Mart. The windmill is expected to be a 3.7 kilowatt turbine and is designed to work…

MAN SHOT IN VINELAND BAR

A Vineland man is in critical condition after being shot at a local bar early this morning. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 30-year-old Paris Marshall was shot at the Oak Tavern in the 500 block of North West Boulevard shortly after 1 am on Friday. The man who allegedly shot him was arrested…

LOWER COUNCILMAN VACATES SEAT

A councilman in Lower Township is stepping down. Erik Simonsen has announced that he is vacating the seat. Simonsen is moving and will no longer be living in ward two in the township. A process will take place within the township’s Republican committee to find a replacement until an election can be held to formerly…

ENVIRONMENTAL CLEAN-UP BILL CLEARS COMMITTEE

A bill sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Jim Whelan which would authorize the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to offer zero-interest loans to local governments to help pay for the cleanup of brownfield properties within their borders was unanimously approved yesterday by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. The bill, S-2278, would…