Middle Township will conduct some routine flushing of its water system starting on Wednesday. The New Jersey American Water Company will flush the system over the course of a week’s time. Discolored water or low water pressure will only be temporary for customers in the system.
There are some growing concerns for tidal flooding this week along the shore. A nor’easter is expected to bring some rain but strong winds to the coastline, which will keep water piling up in the back bays. It’s likely flood watches will be issued over the next 48 hours by the National Weather Service.
About half of New Jersey’s residents want to see the impeachment of President Donald Trump. A new Farleigh Dickinson University poll shows 36 percent of residents oppose the impeachment process. Trump fares poorly with job approval ratings in New Jersey as his current approval rating stands at 34 percent.
Middle Township will be holding a “Safe Surrender” event next week at the Christ Gospel Love Center on Route 9. The event enables those with non-violent warrants in Cape May and Atlantic counties to have them cleared. Judges will be able to address payment plans for things like family court complaints and child support.
If you buy your own health insurance, chances are you will be paying more next year. The State Department of Banking announced that rate increases will start at 6.5 percent and could be as high as 19 percent in 2020. The rising cost of medical care is to blame.
A big honor for the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management. County officials announced that the 2019 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties was provided to the local department in the “Public Safety” category. A big reason for the award..the relocation of the County’s OEM from the basement of the County Library…
Nakira Griner has pleaded not guilty to charges that she killed her toddler son because the little boy refused to eat his breakfast. The 25 year old Bridgeton woman was in court Monday and pleaded not guilty to murder charges. The body of her son was found burned the next day in the yard of…
The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Coastal Broadcasting Systems to host a Wildwood candidates’ forum on October 24th. The forum will feature nine candidates running for three seats on the Wildwood City Commission in November. The event will be live streamed on 987thecoast.com.
The Middle Township Committee meets this evening with generally routine business listed on the agenda. The Committee is expected to conduct the swearing in of a new police sergeant, Brian Murphy. The Committee is also expected to establish responsible bidder requirements for those bidding on public construction projects.
Senator Cory Booker has qualified for November’s democratic presidential debates. Booker has achieved the fundraising threshold, and also has earned three percent support in latest polling. Booker also has over 165,000 donors to his campaign.