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May 15, 2022

KEYPORT, NJ - The Mayor and Borough Council will take up the 2022 budget this week and hold a public hearing. You can view the agenda for the meeting here. The governing body previously introduced the budget for public inspection. You can review the budget here.  The total ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A 50-unit affordable housing project on Middle Road in north Holmdel was unanimously approved by the Holmdel Planning Board on Tuesday evening. It ends a long journey for the project located at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and Middle Road. The location is at the Holmdel and ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A busy Holmdel Planning Board meeting is on the way with Hazlet's multiple lawsuits in the background on a 50-unit affordable housing project located at the site where many people get their pizza, sushi or stop by the deli at 625 South Laurel Avenue. TAPinto has reported on the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - One of the last remaining developable properties off Bethany Road is subject of the planning board application at their on regular meeting on Tuesday May 3. The 5.33 acre property is adjacent to a NJ Transit rail line and a small portion of the property is in Hazlet. Comprised of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says adults at least 21 years old will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and marijuana products without a medical card in New Jersey starting on April 21, 2022. "This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry," Murphy said on ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Peter Terranova has been appointed to the Hazlet Township Committee to fill the vacancy left by Tara Clark, who resigned in February for family health reasons. Monmouth County Commissioner Deputy Director Sue Kiley issued Terranova’s Oath of Office on April 5 as his wife, Cindi, held ...

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Poll Workers Will Earn $300 to Work Primary or Election Day MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: You can Contribute to your local community, your state and your country and see democracy in action! The Monmouth County Board of Elections is seeking poll workers for 2022 elections. Earn hourly pay for in-person ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Decision time is coming ever closer for the future of the farm animals and the farm itself at the gateway of Holmdel and Middletown Township off exit 114 in Holmdel. The farm was sold to a developer planning to build a 105 unit dementia care facility. The Holmdel Zoning Board held ...

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HAZLET, NJ: There were a lot of changes at the March 1, Hazlet Township Committee meeting. It all went smoothly as Michael Sachs was named mayor of Hazlet Township and Scott Aagre was named the deputy mayor. The oaths of office were administered by the township attorney following the ...

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HAZLET, NJ: Tara Clark, the mayor of Hazlet, has announced she is stepping down from the Township Committee, effective immediately. Deputy Mayor Michael Sachs is now Acting Township Mayor. In a statement issued by Hazlet Township, it was announced that Clark communicated her resignation in a ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - Keyport started the month off with their regular meeting on February 1. You can read the agenda here. At 35:40 in the meeting, a spirited discussion about the status of the KBBC took place between local resident Jack Straub and Mayor Kennedy. Kennedy, who recently declared that she ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Hazlet is joining other districts in eliminating mandatory masking in schools following Governor Murphy ending it on March 7. "Today, Governor Murphy announced that, as of March 7, masks will no longer be required in public schools. As I have shared many times—this has always been ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Do governments function well or poorly based on a statutory organizational structure? Or, is it due to the strength or weakness of the elected leaders themselves?  Holmdel is a Township Committee form of government, It is the same government structure as many towns in Monmouth ...

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HAZLET, NJ - Join your local Township Committee during their regular workshop meeting on Tuesday, February 1st. The Workshop Agenda can be read HERE - it is scheduled to begin at 7PM. Planned discussions include a Swim Club Budget Update, 8th Street Park next steps,  Bond update for 2022 road ...

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  Teri O'Connor, President of NJAC gathers with Monmouth County officials, at swearing in ceremony at the State House.  TRENTON, NJ -  On the morning of January 28, in the Senate Chambers of the State House, The New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), hosted the official swearing-in of ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Next door to Hazlet, the Holmdel Charter Study Commission has been holding regular meetings in order to make a recommendation on alternate forms of government to the Township Committee who would then take it under consideration. During the November election the group campaigned on ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel Township Administrator announced she was resigning on Tuesday night. Cherron Rountree was hired as Township Administrator in late 2019. She runs the day-to-day operations in town hall. Her resignation will be effective next month and brings her tenure to a little over two ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - After their reorganization meeting earlier this month, the governing body met for their regular meeting. They had a busy agenda. During the meeting, the new President of the KBBC, Laurence Vecchio, introduced himself and shared that the board this year is one of the best he's been ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - The Mayor and Council for Keyport Borough are prepped for a new 2022. Part of their reorganization was the establishment of Borough Council Committees. For 2022 they are as follows: Finance, Grants Councilmember Araneo Councilmember McNamara Fire, First ...

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The IRS announced that effective Friday, January 14, 2022 the availability of Free File, providing taxpayers online tax preparation products at no charge. The launch of IRS Free File, is available only through IRS.gov, providing people an early opportunity to file their taxes and claim the 2021 ...

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NEW JERSEY - In the end, the loudest voices for unborn children were the democrats who outvoted the republicans in the NJ Assembly and Senate on unfettered abortion. With Republican leader Jon Bramnick a surprise abstention, and Middletown's Democratic Governor Murphy twice invoking God, ...

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2022 MAYORAL ADDRESS Hazlet Township's 2022 mayor, Tara Clark, gave a speech at the annual Re-Organization meeting on January 4 in which she thanked our first responder volunteers, highlighted Township Committee successes in 2021, and previewed improvements to come in the new year. Here is ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Democrat leaders are taking a public role in formulating a new government in the town of Holmdel. The Holmdel Charter Commission recommendations on what Holmdel's future form of government should look like may come quickly. The group had a recent meeting via Zoom that can be viewed ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Monmouth County Government held its Annual "Sine Die" and Reorganization Meeting January 6, at Brookdale Community College Arena, in Lincroft. The event was held both in-person and virtually. The entire Monmouth County Commissioner Board was present in-person; Tom Arnone, ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - Keyport has reorganized for the new year. Many familiar faces greet new faces as the political seasons change. Keyport held their reorganization meeting on January 1st. Election winners Rose Araneo and Ronald Peperoni were sworn into their first term of office. Araneo was sworn ...

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HAZLET, NJ: It was an exciting evening January 4, as the Township of Hazlet Reorganized. Hazlet Police Chaplain Barry Mulligan provided the invocation. Monmouth County Commissioner Deputy Director Sue Kiley, also a former mayor of Hazlet, administered the oaths of office to committee members ...

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HAZLET, NJ - The agenda for the Hazlet Township Committee is available HERE. The meeting will kick off at 7:30PM and expected to move quickly along. The main business is voting on the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the year as well as making numerous professional and volunteer appointments.  The ...

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ANNUAL REORGANIZATION MEETING FOR HAZLET IS JANUARY 4, AT 7:30 PM.  HAZLET, NJ:  It's that time of the new year again for local governments to reorganize. The Township Committee of Hazlet Township will hold their annual Reorganization Meeting on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. The ...

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HAZLET, NJ - The year is quickly coming to a close for Hazlet government as their last meeting for the year is scheduled on December 20. The agenda is shorter which  is typical for year-end and some items schedule for discussion include an advertisement for bids for information technology ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - Each year, municipalities are required to undergo an annual audit. Keyport recently finished theirs for 2020. Based on the December 9th agenda, they passed with flying colors except for one finding that required action to correct. It regarded their purchasing process.  After any ...

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