Government

May 18, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK –  It was scheduled to last an hour and a half. It lasted just over 20 minutes. Senate President Steve Sweeney rushed off stage Thursday night in the middle of a raucous town hall meeting, unwilling to sit and be shouted down when he tried to hype his "Path to Progress" legislation ...

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The IRS continues to highlight many resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations. Here’s a recap of key topics covered in IRS Tax Tips during this year’s Small Business Week. How small businesses can connect with the ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  Middletown residents asked a variety of questions to the Middletown Township committee about topics related to the municipal budget and recent resolutions during the committee’s May 9thworkshop meeting.  The meeting began with the committee voting to pass a resolution ...

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A Message From Our Mayor Tony Perry:  This June, the Township is expected to break ground on our Municipal Complex. The existing Town Hall was built almost 60 years ago and understandably the Township has grown significantly since that time and the current building does not meet today’s needs or ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Area drivers need to be mindful of potentially significant detours starting next month. According to NJ DOT, on or about May 6 the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will begin preliminary construction work on Route 35 near Middletown and Holmdel. The project ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -Middletown community members expressed their views about a proposed pipeline construction project through Raritan Bay, as well as about a resolution about sanctuary cities, at the Middletown Township Committee’s April 15th meeting. The meeting began with two proclamations, one ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown residents living near the proposed Village 35/Circus Liquors Redevelopment project site had the chance to hear from, and ask questions to, a representative from Wegman’s. An expert from the Massa Multimedia Architecture (MMA) architectural firm that’s designing the ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Middletown Township Committee knows how to sharpen the knife. In a clear departure from most New Jersey municipalities, they are cutting the budget as shown in the introduced 2019 budget  According to information released by the Township: The Middletown Township Committee ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown Community members, especially those living near the proposed Circus Liquors Redevelopment area, also known as Village 35, got to learn more, and engage in a back-and-forth with the proposed project’s engineer, about some of the proposal’s key aspects during Middletown ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown community members once again, this time in greater numbers, voiced concerns about a proposed crematorium in Middletown’s Fairview section during the open comments portion Township Committee’s March 4th workshop meeting. Before the open comments began, Township ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The average American household spends $2,279 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In light of this, it’s little surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association. To ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown Residents got to witness a brief ceremony honoring a local 50-year fire department veteran; as well as voiced their concerns about potential plans to build a crematorium in Fairview and the reliability of an agreement to conserve land in Stevenson Park.  The meeting ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Kindness was the message in town recently as local residents and area dignitaries shared time together in Port Monmouth. According to a news release, residents of Middletown and surrounding communities came together on Sunday, February 10th for the annual Four Chaplains Memorial ...

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RED BANK, NJ – TAPinto Red Bank took a look at the GSP 109 construction last week to see how’s it’s progressing. Slowly, but surely. The $10.89 million contract was awarded to Earle Asphalt by the NJ Turnpike Authority (NJTA) in July of 2018, and work began a few months ...

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Middletown, NJ - Middletown residents learned about a proposed new refunds policy for township-sponsored recreation events, speed limits in parts of Leonardo, sidewalk installation fees for business, and a proposed expansion of Middletown’s preschool program through the Middletown Township ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  Members from the Middletown community will soon have an additional sporting opportunity in one of Middletown’s Public Parks, the Middletown Township Committee announced. During its Jan. 23 meeting, Township Committeeman Anthony Perry said the committee would look into ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Lifeguards, camp counselors, park and golf course maintenance workers and other seasonal employees are just a few of the positions that the Monmouth County Park System is looking to hire for. Come to their Seasonal Job Fair! Where: Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, 2566 Guam ...

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"To the people of Middletown, my hand is extended to you. It's extended to any resident with an idea, a question, a comment and most importantly a concern. As mayor you will always be met with an open mind and an open heart... We will not agree on everything but we are all united in the desire to ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown, New Jersey is set to reorganize this Sunday, January 6 at 10AM. A​ town with a long history is now set to have the youngest person ever serving as Mayor, current Committeeman Tony Perry. Committeeman Tony Fiore is slated to serve as Deputy Mayor. Committeeman Tony ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Another year is ending and a new one about to begin as Middletown prepares to reorhanize for the new year. According to news released recently,  the Township Committee will hold Middletown’s annual reorganization meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2019 in the Courtroom of ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Across the State of New Jersey, municipalities are trying to work harder and smarter. This is particularly true when it comes to the stress and strain on town budgets. With levy caps that limit spending and costs like health insurance seeming to be out of control, creativity is job ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Flooding issues in the Port Monmouty area are on the table during an interview with Mayor Settembrino and Comcast Newsmakers. A 115 million dollar, federally funded project is halfway complete, according to Middletown Mayor Kevin Settembrino. Settembrino was attending the ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Have an issue you need to have addressed or a question you want to have answered? Why make a phone call when you can see the Mayor in person? Mayor Kevin M Settembrino will hold Open Office Hours from 4:30PM to 6:30PM in the lobby of the Middletown Township Public Library (55 ...

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RED BANK, NJ - Construction has begun at GSP Exit 109 to reconfigure the chaos and confusion that commuters face on a daily basis with the laying of fiber optic cable. The NJ Turnpike Authority awarded a $10.89 million contract to Earle Asphalt Company to rebuild this section where the Parkway ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel community is comprised of approximately 17,000 residents within about 18 square miles. They come from a variety of backgrounds and all call Holmdel their home. One of many reason folks move to Holmdel is proximity to religious institutions. A recent zoning board ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Port Monmouth Fire Company held a Service Awards Dinner on Friday, November 9th at the Shore Casino to honor members who have hit certain volunteer service milestones, as well as recognize the efforts of the Ladies Auxiliary. Township Committeewoman Pat Snell stopped by the ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ – It was a day to celebrate at the County Clerk’s 23rd Annual Archives and History Day. Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon honored the First, Second, and Third Place Winners of the 2nd Annual High School Archives and History Day Photography Contest.  According to ...

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RED BANK, NJ - Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11th, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute ...

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MONMOUTH, NJ - Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11th, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Thanking a Veteran on Veteran's Day is a long tradition in Middletown Township and Sunday, November 4rth was no exception. According to a news release, VFW Post 2179 and Middletown Township held the 61st Annual Veterans Day Parade followed by a "Thank a Veteran" lunch at the ...

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