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Lake Como Mayor Brian Wilton Leaving Elected Post to Serve in Gov. Murphy Administration

June 20, 2018

LAKE COMO, NJ — Brian Wilton is stepping down as mayor of Lake Como to join the administration of Gov. Phil Murphy.

Wilton, who made the announcement during last night’s borough council meeting, will serve as a counsel in the administration’s authorities unit, which oversees and monitors the operations of more than 50 independent state and bistate agencies on behalf of the ...

Belmar Budget Snapshot: No Municipal Tax Hike for Eighth Straight Year

BELMAR, NJ — A steady stream of revenue will mean Belmar will be able to hold the line on municipal taxes for the eighth consecutive year.

Under the total $23.9 million budget, nearly $7.199 million will be raised through taxation, which includes nearly $560,000 in library taxes. This compares to the $7.2 million total tax levy for 2017, resulting in the virtually unchanged tax ...

Recent Closure of Belmar’s River Beach Triggers Closer Look at Sewer System, Use of Illegal Sump Pumps

BELMAR, NJ — It’s not the way any Jersey Shore town wants to kick off its tourism season.

When five inches of rain fell in Belmar in one day during the Memorial Day weekend, a back-up of wastewater in its sewer system overflowed into stormwater drains, causing contaminated water to flow to the borough’s lowest point along Route 35 — and into the Shark River near the L ...

Belmar Cuts Back Live Outdoor Music at Anchor Tavern and 10th Avenue Burrito Company

BELMAR, NJ — The plug will be pulled an hour earlier on live outdoor entertainment at two Belmar establishments, under liquor license renewals approved by the Belmar Council.

Anchor Tavern on the corner of Main Street and Eighth Avenue and 10th Avenue Burrito Company in the Belmar Plaza at Eighth Avenue will need to stop the music played in their outdoor dining and bar areas by 10 p.m., ...

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