Cape May County is getting $3.3 million in funding from the New Jersey Department of Transportation. The DOT announced before the weekend that $161 million in State aid was going to the 21 counties. The money may be used for various infrastructure.
It is now a requirement for your public school to have a supply of Narcan in the building in the event anyone suffers an opioid overdose. Governor Murphy signed a bill into law just before the weekend that requires the storage of the antidote or another similar drug to help anyone who suffers an overdose.
There are several options on the table to replace the Middle Thorofare Bridge that connects Lower Township to the Wildwood Crest/Cape May area. Two separate public meetings were held Thursday to discuss replacement options, with price tags far exceeding $200 million.
Senate President Steve Sweeney says he has enough votes to get pot legal before the end of the year. Sweeney says a formal vote on this measure could come in late September. Sweeney says he has enough support in the Assembly and Senate to get the bill passed.
Governor Phil Murphy has killed off his idea to tax every plastic bag used in the Garden State. The plan was met with strong opposition from environmental groups who thought the Murphy plan did nothing for the environment and was a cash grab. Local towns like Avalon and Stone Harbor plan to ban the use…
It looks like prosecutors will be given some leeway in the potential prosecution of simple marijuana possession cases, even to the point of throwing them out. NJ.com reports that prosecutors are expected to receive guidance from the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General to the point of dismissal of these complaints, although pot remains…
North Wildwood Police are searching for a man who’s been involved in bicycle thefts along the city’s boardwalk this summer. Police have released a photograph of the suspect that was taken from a surveillance camera. If you have any information regarding the suspect, you are asked to contact city police.
Medical waste and needles have been found on two central New Jersey beaches this week. Officials in Ocean Beach and Mantoloking found the debris on the beaches during the week. Local health departments were contacted about the discovery.
Two public hearings are being held Thursday in Lower Township to discuss the potential replacement of the Middle Thorofare Bridge that connects the Township to the Cape May/Wildwoods area. Meetings are being held at the Township municipal building at 2pm, and again at 6pm. A new bridge is not in near-future plans.
A 29 year-old Vineland man was found guilty of aggravated assault on a law-enforcement officer and resisting arrest at the Vineland Municipal Court. Joshua Graham was asked by a court officer to remove his hat, then step out of the courtroom. Authorities said Graham then “chest bumped” the officer, which led to a fight and…