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Cape developer planning 45 townhomes fronting golf course

Fred Langford is a patient person. He’s had to be since the 2008 home-mortgage crisis torpedoed his plans to build 45 townhouses on his new Laguna Oaks Golf Course. The market evaporated almost overnight, making him postpone the planned expansion … Continue reading

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Gloucester County cracks down on abandoned homes

Even in the dead of winter there are signs of life at each house along Washington Township’s Aquila Lane – except one. Weeks’ worth of wet newspapers are piled in the driveway at 11 Aquila Lane. Trash cans and debris … Continue reading

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Rowan University dorm plans move forward

In a continuation of talks that date back more than a year, efforts to build a new student housing complex on Rowan University‘s Glassboro campus took another step forward on Thursday when the state Economic Development Authority approved $145 million … Continue reading

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Woodbine Files for $30,000 USDA Predevelopment Planning Grant

The Borough of Woodbine has made an application to The United States Department of Agriculture– Rural Development for $30,000 for a Predevelopment Planning Grant (PPG) to develop design-and feasibility analyses and cost estimates related to implementing a new wastewater collection … Continue reading

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Rowan College at Gloucester County creates online business administration program

Beginning this fall, Rowan College at Gloucester County students will be able to earn an associate degree in business administration online in two years. The new online program will provide students with an accelerated coursework and introduce them to a … Continue reading

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State Supreme Court strips COAH of affordable housing oversight after ‘long period of uncertainty

The state Supreme Court has opted to take over regulation of affordable housing policy, taking it out of the hands of the Chris Christie administration following years of controversy and uncertainty over how towns should determine their obligations for low- … Continue reading

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Wind energy proposal at Port of Paulsboro ‘Not dead, but on life support,’ Burzichelli says

A plan that promised to bring hundreds of jobs and alternative energy to New Jersey — including construction at the Port of Paulsboro — is indefinitely stalled as the federal government and the Board of Public Utilities have slowed down … Continue reading

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Polsky building in Woodbury to become a coffee shop, lounge

Anyone walking downtown along South Broad Street this week may have noticed something different about the long-vacant Polsky building, namely posters in the window promising that it won’t be laying dormant much longer. According to Woodbury Economic Development Director Randi … Continue reading

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Gloucester Township Premium Outlet construction ‘moving rapidly’ toward summer opening

Despite frigid cold and icy conditions, crews have been working throughout the winter to ensure Gloucester Township’s new Premium Outlets are ready for business by August 13, when officials are expected to celebrate the addition of more than 415,000 square … Continue reading

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LBI beach replenishment to start next month, feds say

Beach replenishment on Long Beach Island will start next month, four months ahead of schedule as state and local officials prepare to condemn the parcels they need for the storm protection work. Beginning near 106th Street in Long Beach Township … Continue reading

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