BUDGET APPROVED BY COUNTY FREEHOLDERS

Cape May County Freeholders approved the county’s 2011 budget at their meeting on March 8, 2011.  The budget calls for a tax rate increase slightly less than one cent making the new rate eighteen cents. The 2011 county budget is $143.7 million reflecting an increase of $1.8 million.  The county tax levy rose from $92.4…

GAS PRICES UP 17 CENTS IN PAST WEEK

New gas numbers show a sharp increase in prices during the past week. The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge says that Atlantic and Cape May County prices are averaging at $3.37. Prices were averaging just over $3.20 a gallon just one week ago. Oil prices did come down slightly yesterday, but still remain over $100 a…

DEMARZO CALLS CHARGES “POLITICAL SABOTAGE”

Charges are coming down today against Wildwood Mayor Gary DeMarzo for using city funds to pay for a lawsuit was involved with against the city. DeMarzo tells Coastal Broadcasting that Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor is using “political sabotage” with the Wildwood elections coming up in May. DeMarzo and Taylor have been at odds…

MUTIPLE SOURCES: WILDWOOD MAYOR TO BE INDICTED

Multiple sources have informed Coastal Broadcasting today that Wildwood Mayor Gary DeMarzo is facing indictment.  We are currently speaking with Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor about the alleged offenses.  Our sources have told us that DeMarzo will be facing criminal charges for possibly using city funds to finance his own personal lawsuits against the…

MIDDLE PLAYOFF TICKETS ON SALE NOW AT HIGH SCHOOL

Middle Township’s boys basketball team announced that tickets for their state semifinal playoff game Wednesday evening are on sale right now at the high school athletic director’s office.  According to team officials, Middle Township is allocated 450 tickets for the Wednesday evening playoff game; it’s possible anyone travelling to the game without a ticket  may…