New school aid figures are not good for the Lower Township Elementary School District. Superintendent Jeff Samaniego told the Cape May Star and Wave that state aid in the district has been cut by nearly $1 million for the 2019-2020 budget.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill into law that requires stores and restaurants in New Jersey to accept cash. Some merchants only wanted to accept credit or another electronic payment, but no more. New Jersey is only the second state to prevent businesses from refusing to take actual money.
New Jersey is sure to be the butt of some late night talk show jokes as our so-called rain tax has been signed into law. The law allows towns and counties in New Jersey to establish stormwater utilities that could tax property owners for impermeable surfaces…or the amount of rainwater that goes into collection systems.
Avalon will have a resiliency project courtesy of South Jersey Gas that will be completed before Memorial Day weekend. Mayor Marty Pagliughi announced that approximately 650 Excess Flow Valves will be installed for properties throughout the community that help mitigate gas leaks and other issues during a major storm, or when a gas main is…
12 South Jersey men have been charged by the State for operating a “ghost gun” network that resulted in untraceable assault weapons falling into the hands of drug dealers, and others. State authorities announced that the arrests were made last week and wrapped up a one year investigation.
A portion of Route 40 in Egg Harbor Township will be elevated by the state to avoid constant flooding. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the project will cost $27 million and take over three years to complete. The project will begin in 2022.
Dozens of local officials and hundreds of residents showed up at an event in Cape May today to oppose seismic testing and offshore drilling. The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce held the event at the Cape May Convention Hall. Officials are trying to wipe out any plans by the Trump administration to conduct the…
The owner of the Showboat in Atlantic City has received preliminary approval to get a casino license. The Casino Control Commission decided Monday to allow Bart Blatstein to pursue a gaming license for the former casino property. Blatstein told the Associated Press that he would like to break ground on a piece of property that…
The Casino Control Commission will consider a request by the current owners of the Showboat Casino to secure a gaming license in Atlantic City. The Commission will consider the application made by Bart Blatstein. The Commission will likely base its vote on advice from the Division of Gaming Enforcement.
Parking rates may be adjusted in Cape May. City Council has an ordinance before it on Tuesday that would adjust the rates to park in the city. The introduction of the municipal budget, which includes a tax increase, will also be before Council.