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Middle planning eco-tourism improvements at Reeds Beach

The township is applying for grant money to add a kayak launch, bird-watching platform and other public improvements at Reeds Beach. Reeds Beach is a unique, almost exclusively residential neighborhood with a mix of seasonal rental homes, new two-story homes … Continue reading

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Plan for A.C.’s Atlantic Ave. adds bike lanes

A vision for a redone Atlantic Avenue designed to better balance traffic, pedestrians and cyclists was presented at a public meeting Wednesday night, drawing strong reactions from the residents and business owners in attendance. The draft plan, presented by Montclair-based … Continue reading

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High-pressure pipeline would traverse three counties in fast-growing South Jersey

New Jersey Natural Gas wants to build a 28-mile high-pressure gas transmission line through parts of Burlington, Ocean, and Monmouth counties, a project the utility says will increase resiliency and redundancy for customers in one of the fastest-growing areas in … Continue reading

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Tropicana casino CEO talks $35M renovation and keys to success in today’s Atlantic City

A $35 million renovation plan to update Atlantic City’s Tropicana Casino and Resort was approved late last month by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, with an additional, separate $1.6 million awarded to repair the roof of the casino’s Boardwalk Hall. … Continue reading

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Forward NJ coalition calls on Christie, legislature to put ‘politicking’ aside and fund TTF

Flexing their political and labor support muscles in a jam-packed committee room up on the fourth floor of the statehouse annex here today, Forward NJ – the blue-ribbon coalition launched last year to advocate for the state’s ailing transportation system … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Rutgers’ oyster research at Cape May Canal draws industry out of shell

What looks like a water-purification business to many people transiting the Cape May Canal by boat is actually a research facility. David Jones, laboratory researcher and the Aquaculture Innovation Center operations manager, said he doesn’t think many people know about … Continue reading

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Power Auction Could Mean Lower Electricity Prices for Ratepayers in New Jersey

By the end of this week, residential and business customers will learn if they’ll be paying more or less to keep the lights on beginning in June. The state Board of Public Utilities is currently conducting an online auction that … Continue reading

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Salem City homes undergo facade improvements through revitalization program

With the program rapidly approaching its end in June, leaders of the Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit program are using the winter offseason to line up plans to complete their goal of doing facade improvements on 100 homes in the “Oak … Continue reading

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Rowan seeks to bring medical school to A.C. area

Rowan University is actively looking to locate a branch of its School of Osteopathic Medicine in the Atlantic City area, President Ali Houshmand told an economic development group at Cumberland County College. Houshmand said he has been talking with representatives … Continue reading

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Hard hit by recession, Renault Winery Resort and Golf emerges optimistic

The financial reorganization of Renault Winery Resort and Golf Club in Egg Harbor City may turn out to be the best thing to happen to the South Jersey landmark in years. The restructuring under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code … Continue reading

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