GAS PRICES GOING DOWN IN NEW JERSEY

The price you pay for a gallon of gasoline is going down in New Jersey.  The new price survey released by Mid Atlantic AAA over the weekend puts the state’s average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline at $3.63.  That’s a full four cents per gallon lower than last week’s figure.  However, motorists are…

CHRISTIE: DEMS BUDGET PLAN IS FLAWED

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is not a fan of the new budget proposal presented by legislative democrats.  Over the weekend, Christie called the budget plan “pie in the sky fantasy budgeting” which has no chance of working in New Jersey.  Democratic leaders claim Christie has no interest in improving the lives of New Jersey…

AVALON RECEIVES FAVORABLE BOND RATING

The Borough of Avalon has achieved a higher bond rating thanks to a recent review by Standard and Poor’s.  Avalon’s new bond rating is AA+, which is only one step below the highest achievable rating of AAA.  This reflects an improvement over Avalon’s last bond rating of Aa2 as determined by Moody’s. “This high bond…

HEARING HELD ON POSSIBLE NJN TRANSFER

Senate lawmakers continued to question the transfer of NJN to WNET out of New York. A six hour hearing was held on Thursday, which followed a hearing in the Assembly earlier in the month. Lawmakers have until the end of the month to potentially veto the measure; however, State Treasure Andrew Eristoff said there was…

MAN DROPS HIS PANTS OUTSIDE OF COURT

A man was wearing his pants around his ankles at the Cumberland County Courthouse. Bridgeton Police say that they arrested city-man, Bruce Williams. A press release said he was charged with defiant trespassing. Police said the man was wearing underwear at least. The 47-year-old man was caught on Wednesday morning.

CAPE MAY-LEWES FERRY ANNOUNCES FARM MARKET

Cape May – Lewes Ferry officials announced the opening of the “Ferry Fresh Farmers Market” on the green of the Cape May ferry terminal. Beginning Saturday, July 2, 2011 and continuing through September 3, 2011, the market will be open every Saturday, weather permitting, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. More than twenty vendors have…

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP LOOKING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT

The Middle Township Environmental Commission recently applied for and received a $2,500 grant from the Clean Air Cool Planet Community Catalyst Fund.  The fund will pay for technical and administrative assistance to be certified by the Sustainable Jersey Program™.  The program is a comprehensive guide for towns that want to take actions that save money,…