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Revel could open by summer as new owner says he’ll spend $150M, cure a few world problems

The shuttered Revel Casino Hotel sold on Tuesday morning for $82 million, ending months of uncertainty about who would gain control of the Atlantic City boardwalk property that cost $2.4 billion to build. Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub’s Polo … Continue reading

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Mantua bridge reopens after 20 months

A bridge on the edge of Mantua and East Greenwich reopened Tuesday for the first time in more than a year. The bridge, which spans the Edward’s Run stream on Jessup’s Mill Road, was first built in 1925. It was … Continue reading

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4 big takeaways from one county’s new approach to tax assessment

It’s common practice throughout New Jersey’s 565 municipalities for each local government to hire their own professional to handle tax assessments — the set value of a property used to calculate a property tax bill — and foot the bill … Continue reading

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Cumberland County Improvement Authority wants businesses to say ‘YES’ to moving to the county

With its new marketing campaign, the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) hopes to bring more economic opportunities to the area. The campaign will target business leaders, site locators, commercial Realtor and executives, according to an announcement by the CCIA. Promoted … Continue reading

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Woodbury to study privatizing water utility

Officials in the coming months will begin looking into the possibility of privatizing the municipal water and sewer system, after city council approved a resolution seeking an independent adviser to conduct a cost-benefit analysis. According to Councilman Bill Fleming, the … Continue reading

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Caesars shows off new conference center at Harrah’s

In September, when the Waterfront Conference Center opens at Harrah’s, it won’t merely be one of the most advanced corporate-meeting spaces in the nation, it will be the most striking brick-and-mortar example of Atlantic City’s pivot away from a gambling-centric … Continue reading

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Prep work underway on construction at two Mount Holly schools

Prep work is underway after school hours on the construction improvements at the Gertrude C. Folwell and John Brainerd schools. Charles Romanoli of New Road Construction Management Co. in Cherry Hill provided the Board of Education with an update at … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin, Navy expand Moorestown site

A radar-equipped ship superstructure rises 122 feet atop a building in the midst of farm fields – a landmark along Interstate 295. Inside, the Navy tests and operates the Aegis radar and weapons systems in a highly classified operation in … Continue reading

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Health Systems plan to build more to ease demand on emergency departments

Urgent care centers are popping up across South Jersey, but their popularity hasn’t yet stanched the flow of people seeking care in traditional emergency departments, hospital officials say.┬áSo health systems here are planning to build more. Last year, about 30,000 … Continue reading

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State invests in backup storage for solar power and wind energy systems

The state is funding more than a dozen projects to help make solar and wind power more reliable by providing backup energy-storage systems for the electricity they produce. These first-ever awards by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities will … Continue reading

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