MIDDLE COPS: MORE RACCOONS SPOTTED IN TOWNSHIP

They are small and furry, and wear black masks…and they’ve been spotted in Middle Township.  Middle Township Police say they have experienced a number of increased calls to animal control regarding raccoons.  Police say the calls have dealt with raccoons who have been spotted during the daytime acting “drunk” or looking if they are sick.…

NEW JERSEY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE CLIMBS TO 9.2%

New Jersey’s jobless rate climbed during the month of February.  New figures released by the state put the unemployment rate in New Jersey at 9.2 percent, which is a one tenth of one percent increase from January.  State officials say the rate went up become some residents are just discouraged from finding new employment.  New…

STATE ANNOUNCES NEW TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PLAN

$3.5 billion.  That’s how much money the Christie administration plans on putting into various transportation projects in the Garden State.  The New Jersey Department of Transportation unveiled a new budget that reflects year one of a five year plan by Governor Chris Christie to rebuild the state’s transportation infrastructure.  Among the improvements…a $1.1 billion investment…