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July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield City Council members will vote on ordinances and resolutions at a special meeting Thursday, June 30, to dissolve the Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority, assume the services provided by the Authority, vote on an amendment of salaries and wages, and vote to appoint ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A published public notice informs that the Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority will conduct a special meeting on Monday, June 27, at 6 p.m. It is also posted on the authority's website. Three items to be discussed in executive session, according to the notice, include ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Stacey Welch announced in a post on social media that her business, LiVay Sweet Shop, on Watchung Avenue in Plainfield, has closed. "After 13 years of celebrating what has been the happiest with our customers, LiVay Sweet Shop has officially closed. I am only looking at this ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The statement came after the votes were counted and projected winners in November's General Election were announced. Taking most off guard, Plainfield's Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, the projected winner in the mayoral race who would assume a third term, told those at election headquarters ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – May 20 is National Customers Appreciation Day and Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical is looking to pay it forward. Throughout the day Friday, the Park Avenue family-owned and run pharmacy will be distributing free goodie bags to its customers as a way of thanking them for all ...

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WAYNE, NJ — New Jersey’s average gas price rose six cents this week to $4.10 ($4.04). Today’s average price is down 11 cents from a month ago ($4.21), but is still $1.19 higher than April 25, 2021. New Jersey’s average price is two cents cheaper than the National average. Gas costs less in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A project that could one day make the morning commute to the office or the weekend jaunt to New York safer for travelers who use the Northeast Corridor — the nation’s busiest passenger line — is starting to pick up steam. The NJ Transit Board of Directors this week approved ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Areas in Plainfield received a notification Thursday from New Jersey American Water about routine flushing of its water distribution system starting next week. The action will run from Monday, April 18 through Friday, May 27, for what the utility says will provide customers with ...

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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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NEW JERSEY, NJ — New Jersey was ranked No. 1 in the country in WalletHub's Best States for Working from Home study. Nearby Delaware(3), Connecticut (4), Maryland (9), and New York (10) also ranked in the top 10. While more and more businesses are embracing work-from-home positions, people who ...

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TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of the Treasury has launched NJ FinLit, a free financial wellness platform for all adult state residents, announced Governor Murphy. The NJ FinLit financial wellness platform features  tools and courses, as well as a personalized and interactive learning ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  S&P Global Ratings raised its rating on New Jersey's General Obligation (GO) Bonds to "A- up from a BBB+ with a stable outlook". This is the first upgrade for New Jersey from S&P since 2005, stated the governor's office.  S&P also raised its long-term and underlying ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey’s average gas price dropped five cents this week to $4.16 from $4.21. Today’s average price is down 21 cents from the high of $4.37 on March 10, but it’s still 27 cents higher than a month ago ($3.89) and $1.25 higher than a year ago ($2.91). New Jersey’s average price is ...

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WAYNE, NJ — New Jersey’s average gas price held steady this week, averaging $4.21. While today’s average price is 16 cents lower than the peak of $4.37 on March 10, it’s still 56 cents higher than a month ago ($3.65) and $1.28 more than one year ago ($2.93). The national average price for a ...

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New survey finds 59% of Americans will make lifestyle changes as gas reaches record highs NEW JERSEY — New survey data from AAA finds that two-thirds of Americans felt gas prices were too expensive just a few weeks ago at $3.53 per gallon. Now with the national average at an all-time high of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Are you or were you a T-Mobile customer? Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin is urging all current, former and prospective T-Mobile customers in New Jersey to take steps to protect their personal information from identity theft in light of a significant data breach reported by ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A former storage and fabrication facility located at 403 Berckman Street in Plainfield has been acquired by EurAsia Stone for $1.23 million, according to Sheldon Gross Realty, who brokered the deal. The location includes a two-story, 18,000 square-foot industrial property with two ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A new program that will provide 1.8 million New Jersey residents with property tax rebates has been unveiled by Governor Murphy. The program, titled the ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program will distribute $900 million in property tax relief to homeowners and renters across the state ...

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UNITED STATES — Fitbit is recalling its Ionic Smartwatch due to the potential for the lithium-ion battery to overheat, thus posing a burn hazard, the US. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. Sales of the Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch total around one million across the country. The fitness ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC) is hosting a series of public hearings to take testimony from residents on how to best utilize collected fees from the sale of cannabis products to improve their communities and promote social equity. The meetings will be broken up ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday there will be no NJ Transit fare increase for the fifth year in a row. “Holding the line on fares is part of the stronger, fairer and more affordable New Jersey we’re all building today.” A monthly pass to commute to NY Penn Station costs Plainfield ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority met Tuesday with little fanfare. Only one resident who lives in the Van Wyck Brooks section of town spoke, saying she repeatedly has to call about her lack of service. This despite seeing many posts about the PMUA service on social ...

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DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of the Honorable Walter F. Skrod (Ret.) as “of counsel” to the firm. Judge Skrod joined the firm Monday, January 31 after serving nearly seven years as a New Jersey Superior Court Judge in Bergen County. He brings ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical, a staple in the community for 50 years, prides itself on being ‘today’s modern pharmacy with old-fashioned values,' and patrons can now nominate the Park Avenue business for the 2022 'Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year Award.' According ...

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UPDATE: Wawa was open as of Saturday, January 8. PLAINFIELD, NJ - One month after it opened its doors, Wawa, located on South Avenue in Plainfield, is temporarily closed. According to signs on the door, the closure is due to staffing issues. In addition to having to grab a cup of coffee or a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield saw its share of new businesses open in 2021, but the TAPinto Plainfield story that generated the largest number of views was the story about The Coffee Box, which closed in August after five years. The small business was shuttered after owner Jeff Spelman said he was ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Queen City Coffee Roasters, a neighborhood coffee shop and local roastery, announced their three holiday gift boxes for this season: The Soloist, The Yin Yang, and The Trident. Each gift box includes one to three 12 oz bags of their specialty coffee with price ranging from $15 to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - When Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority commissioners met Tuesday, they learned no new cases of COVID-19 have been reported at the agency since their last meeting, they heard about a notice of termination of contract from a town it services in Union County, and they voted on ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - For those relying on state roads to get to and from work, get ready for toll prices to go up.  Tolls on both the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike will increase by 3% starting Jan. 1. The increases are part of an approved 2020 plan that allows for toll hikes from the ...

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