SALTWATER FISHING REGISTRY GOES ONLINE WEDNESDAY

The free saltwater fishing registry is being implemented on Wednesday. The bill was signed into law in February and will allow fisherman to register for free, compared to a federal plan that would have incurred a $15 federal fee. State Senator Jeff Van Drew sponsored the legislation and praised the Department of Environmental Protection for…

LOWER TOWNSHIP SEEKS SHARED SERVICE IN SOLAR

A shared services agreement could bring solar panels to major public buildings in Lower Township. Council will likely vote at its next meeting to approve a resolution to seek a shared services agreement with Cape May County, and the elementary school. A solar presentations was made at the council meeting on Monday. The library and…

SALEM ONE BACK ON LINE AFTER GRASS ISSUE

A nuclear power plant in South Jersey is fired up again after a big grassing problem on its cooling water intakes.  The Salem One nuclear reactor was back in service on Tuesday after being repeatedly plagued by an issue involving grass making its way into the intakes.  The Nuclear Regulatory Commission monitored the shutdowns at…

AVALON’S BEACH FILL PROJECT CONTINUES

A massive beach fill project in Avalon continues this week.  The Borough announced today that the beach fill project has moved south to 12th Street, and it will take approximately two more weeks to finish the job.  450,000 cubic yards of new sand is being pumped onto the Avalon beach from 8th Street south to…