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NJ homebuilding off to strongest start since 2007

Home building in New Jersey has gotten off to its strongest start since 2007, running 20 percent ahead of last year’s pace, according to new census data. So far this year, nearly 11,000 housing units have been approved, up from … Continue reading

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$260M tax credit proposed to lure energy firm to Camden

In a deal that would be bigger than that offered to the Philadelphia 76ers, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority on Tuesday disclosed a proposal to award Holtec International Inc. $260 million in tax credits to locate some of its … Continue reading

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Study looks at possibility of bringing cruise ships to Atlantic City

It’s not exactly full speed ahead, but Mayor Don Guardian’s proposal to bring cruise ships and their well-heeled passengers to the seaside resort will be studied by a state agency that oversees the Atlantic City Tourism District. The Casino Reinvestment … Continue reading

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Port of Paulsboro still a dream in the planning

At Paulsboro‘s northern tip, near a modest baseball and football field, a huge swath of open land along the Delaware River sits prepped and primed for reuse after years of being a desolate home to a former oil terminal and … Continue reading

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PSE&G upgrades its power outage map

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. announced it has upgraded its “Outage Map,” so customers can better track the status of power problems online. PSE&G said in a news release that the mobile-friendly map will now provide more details about … Continue reading

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More than a name change in Rowan University, Gloucester County College pact

The institution South Jersey residents have known as Gloucester County College for more than four decades will change in many ways. Most visibly, the school that educated thousands of local residents – in some cases generations of families – will … Continue reading

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County Works To Get Quebec Vacationers

With Cape May County‘s thrust to attract Canadian tourists to campgrounds, shops and motels, it’s amazing Canada Day wasn’t widely celebrated locally July 1. The equivalent of the Fourth of July, that is a national holiday for those living north … Continue reading

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Favorites off-track betting facility opens in Gloucester Township

After more than two years of negotiations, planning, approvals and construction, the newest Favorites Off Track Betting facility is finally open in Gloucester Township. Penn National Gaming, which co-owns Freehold Raceway and manages the Blackwood Clementon Road Favorites, gained final … Continue reading

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DRPA still has committed money for development

Two and a half years since approving a final round of controversial economic-development projects, the Delaware River Port Authority still has about $23 million left in its economic development fund. The money remains from projects approved years ago. Some projects … Continue reading

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County farmland purchase will enhance military buffer

The county’s farmland preservation efforts will continue with the acquisition of several parcels near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, with the goal of enhancing the buffer surrounding the sprawling military installation. The Burlington County Board of Freeholders approved by resolution the use … Continue reading

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