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…