Author Archives: snjdc10

Burlington County unveils $47.5 million capital plan

A substantial emergency management upgrade and improvements on nearly 30 roads are highlights of Burlington County’s $47.5 million capital improvement plan for the upcoming year. The plan entails $34.1 million for Public Works and road projects, $8.5 million of which … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Cumberland County and environmental groups continue searching for common ground on land swap

The future of the Durand Glass tract of land neighboring the Menantico Ponds Wildlife Management Area has been a point of contention between environmentalist and local officials since it was sold to the state Department of Environmental Protection a year … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Camden expecting $100M investment this week that could bring 1,000 jobs

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has approved nearly $500 million in funds to attract companies and jobs to Camden, N.J., and this week is set to soon announce another $100 million investment and another 1,000 jobs that will move … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Millville businesses and NJMP Field of Dreams apply for tax abatements

The New Jersey Motorsports Park’s Field of Dreams, along with two additional businesses located within the city, is applying for a five-year tax abatement. Millville City Commission passed the ordinances for the abatements on their first readings during last Tuesday’s … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Grant to Fund Plan for Flood Control and Ecology

By a 5-0 vote, Lower Township Council authorized appointment of Engineering Design Associates to a personal services contract that is intended to create a long-term plan for flood control and ecological improvements to Fishing Creek and Cox Hall Creek water … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Fisherman’s Energy wind project off Atlantic City denied by BPU again

The state Board of Public Utilities again rejected the Fisherman’s Energy wind project off Atlantic City Friday.¬†For three years the 25 megawatt project has been in the works, aiming to place five wind turbines off the coast of South Jersey. … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

County Chamber Joins Call for Replenishment of Transportation Trust Fund

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce has joined Forward NJ, a coalition of like-minded businesses, labor organizations and civic groups intent on bringing about a solution to the state’s soon to be insolvent Transportation Trust Fund. Roads and bridges … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Christie Administration Approves $1.3 Million Incentive for Energy Efficiency Technologies to be Installed at the New Prudential Tower

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved energy efficiency incentives totaling over $1.3 million for installation of energy conservation technologies at the New Prudential Tower in Newark, NJ. The measures are expected to result in energy savings of $646,898 … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Vineland’s Landis Sewerage Authority to begin recycling methane into electricity generation

Landis Sewerage Authority officials hope to make the facility self-sufficient by harvesting methane from grease, food byproduct and manure to fuel operations. “This is to take waste and make energy,” said Dennis Palmer, executive director of the Landis Sewerage Authority … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off

Cape sheriff promotes plans for $38M jail

Cape May County freeholders will go out to bid soon on a new jail that will address overcrowding and inefficiencies, the sheriff said. Sheriff Gary Schaffer has been presenting the plans to various groups around the county this fall. The … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off