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September 22, 2020

TUCKERTON, NJ -  The Tuckerton Borough is seeking a special assessment for dredging from residents that live on the eastside of Southern Green Street before September 30.  The borough states on their website that they have been considering dredging the lagoons for many years. It seems that to get ...

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Ocean County , NJ - It is clear that the Garden State Parkway serves as the main road for visitors, and residents; it is a daily routine for thousands of commuters that work in and around Southern Ocean County. With motorists facing new increases to both the Garden State Parkway and NJ Turnpike ; ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ-  AS THE 2020 CENSUS starts to wind down, Mobile “On the Spot” Questionnaire Assistance Centers will be available to help make sure that all Ocean County residents are counted.  “While we have exceeded the 2010 Census response rate, we still need to continue this current effort until ...

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Closed due to coronavirus, MVC is back with massive delays and a call by Gov. Phil Murphy to make some things more expensive This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy wants to borrow $4 billion. Lawmakers point to revenue forecasts saying more money may be coming than he expects. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.

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Little Egg Township, NJ - The Little Egg Harbor Township Committee will be holding their September meeting online beginning at 7pm on Thursday, September 10. The virtual meeting will take place through Go to Meeting and will run until approximately 10pm. View the meeting agenda here. Please join ...

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TRENTON – Governor Murphy signed legislation on August 31 which authorizes municipalities and counties to borrow funds to cover revenue shortfalls and expenditures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, by issuing bonds and notes.  “The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis has left no ...

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METUCHEN – With the school year starting in New Jersey amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans Friday to dedicate $250 million in funding from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund to provide support to children and their families, as well as for thousands of child care ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - Have you seen the 2020 Census billboard truck as its made  its way around Ocean County, Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari continues to remind residents to fill out their 2020 Census questionnaires.   “An accurate count in the 2020 Census is important for Ocean County ...

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Piscataway, NJ- Governor Phil Murphy proposed is Nine Month budget for the state of NJ at SHI Stadium at Rutgers University in Piscataway this morning. Addressing the $5 billion hole in tax revenue in the wake of business closings and restrictions to help combat the pandemic. Murphy has said the ...

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Ocean County, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy declared at today's press conference that NJ will be overwhelmingly vote by mail. Registered voters can expect paper ballots to come via US Mail, where they can decide to mail them in, bring them to approved drop boxes, or take them directly to a polling ...

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NEW JERSEY — Seeking to extend COVID-19 relief to New Jersey landlords, who have had to reckon with a moratorium on evictions since April, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a $25 million grant program Friday. According to state officials, one of three renters in the Garden State lives in 3 to10 unit ...

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NEW JERSEY - Effective 5am on Tuesday, August 4, a Statewide State of Emergency has been declared by Governor Murphy for Hurricane Isaias. Do not be on the roads unless absolutely necessary, said Governor Murphy. All State offices will be closed on Tuesday and only essential employees should ...

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LITTLE EGG TOWNSHIP, NJ- The Little Egg Harbor Township officials have contracted the local environmental nonprofit Reclam the Bay to assist with their larger efforts of shoreline stabilization in neighborhoods that have been severely eroded by wind and wave coming off the bay. According to Project ...

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