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Atlantic City announces plans for $270,000 in Sandy assistance; Atlantic County gets $30,000

Atlantic City will use $270,000 of its $345,000 Post-Sandy Planning Assistance Grant on five initiatives that will help make the city more resilient in future storms, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Richard E. Constable announced. The plans include … Continue reading

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Sea Isle City Seeks Development of Public Land

The City of Sea Isle City owns vacant land on the bayside of the resort, located adjacent to the municipal marina and the Sea Isle Bridge, which is an ideal location for amusements or other forms of family entertainment. The … Continue reading

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Verizon to spend $40M to boost solar technology in N.J., other states

Verizon Communications, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, is investing almost $40 million to triple its use of solar energy this year. SunPower will install 10.2 megawatts of solar power at eight Verizon sites in New Jersey, New York, California, Maryland, … Continue reading

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New website offers flood-avoidance tools in Hurricane Sandy’s wake

New Jersey residents and officials have a new tool, NJ ADAPT, to help them prepare for storms and sea-level rise. The project, led by Rutgers University, provides access to volumes of data related to climate, flood elevation and sea level, … Continue reading

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New homes in Camden lure buyers

Trokon Smith, a 35-year-old professional who works for Lockheed Martin, recently purchased his first home. It’s a newly constructed four-bedroom, two-bathroom house with hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a fireplace and a Jacuzzi bathtub. In addition, there’s a … Continue reading

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N.J. marshes are getting rebuilt with dredged material

On Ring Island, outside Stone Harbor, there is muck ado about something. It is the pumping of dredge spoils onto the shrinking marshes, a pilot program undertaken by the Department of Environmental Protection that is designed to help build up … Continue reading

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South Jersey Gas Receives NJBPU Approval for Storm Hardening and Reliability Program

South Jersey Gas, subsidiary of South Jersey Industries, received New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approval today for the company’s Storm Hardening and Reliability Program. With its SHARP program, SJG will invest $103.5 million over the next three years to … Continue reading

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Cumberland County College to locate ‘Makerspaces’ tech center in Bridgeton

Cumberland County College and the city of Bridgeton will partner in locating a technology center known as a Makerspace in downtown Bridgeton. The county college trustees gave the project preliminary approval at their meeting Thursday night at the college. The … Continue reading

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Project to eliminate traffic lights on New Jersey’s Parkway nears halfway mark

Labor Day Weekend – the unofficial end of the summer vacation season – usually brings unwelcome news for school children and beach-loving adults. This year, however, offers some good news, at least for Cape May County drivers: the parkway construction … Continue reading

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Ocean City area ranked No. 2 in U.S. for projected income growth

Ocean City is ranked No. 2 in projected median income growth for the years 2013 to 2017, according to a recent report. Of the nation’s 363 Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Ocean City – which includes all of Cape May County – … Continue reading

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