Atlantic City Electric is seeking a rate hike of 6.89 percent. The average residential customer would pay an additional nine dollars per month for electricity, if approved. The utility justifies the rate hike due to various infrastructure improvements that have resulted in record reliability.
Unemployment for tens of thousands of New Jersey residents has been extended another 20 weeks by Governor Murphy. Murphy signed a bill late Wednesday that will extend the benefits for these individuals who have not been able to find a job during the pandemic. The bill sailed through both the Assembly and Senate with zero…
Cape May County reported 52 new resident cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. Both Middle and Lower townships have over 100 cases of the virus apiece. There are 520 total resident active cases in the Cape.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy outlined two models Wednesday that show the absolute worst-case scenarios for the state if everyone let their guard down regarding coronavirus. The models show under a worst-case scenario of 12,000 new cases of the virus reported on January 14th, or 9,932 cases reported on February 1st. Other models were also…
New Jersey is reporting 4,665 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours. State officials say there are over 3,500 people hospitalized by the virus. The rate of transmission has creeped up to 1.10 percent.
Atlantic City Police announced the arrests of five individuals on various drug and weapons offenses following the execution of a search warrant on Florida Avenue this week. Authorities recovered quantities of marijuana, cocaine, and heroin, along with a loaded handgun. All five individuals are from Atlantic County.
A top Trenton republican will not be seeking the top job in the State next year. NJ Advance Media reports that Assemblyman John Bramnick will instead seek re-election to his Assembly seat in 2021. Bramnick is currently the highest ranking republican in the New Jersey Assembly.
One lane of traffic on Route 9 will be closed from Sea Isle Boulevard south to Avalon Boulevard until sometime in April. Atlantic City Electric announced that one lane will be closed from 8:00am through 5:00pm Monday through Saturday until a power line and pole project is completed next spring. A new transmission line is…
A 69 year old doctor from Mays Landing has had his medical license revoked permanently for participating in a scheme to rip off nearly $900,000 in physical therapy payments that he was not entitled to. State officials announced the penalty against Robert Claude McGrath. The action was taken by the State Board of Medical Examiners.
Cape May County reported 53 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. 15 new cases are in Lower Township. There are 524 active cases of the virus reported in the community in Cape May County. There are also 17 long term care cases.