Category: Top News

Mater Dei Supporters Vow to Bridge $1M Budget Gap

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – The Mater Dei Prep community has come together to save its school. Friday evening at the Roman Catholic school’s Memorial Hall, a full house ofapproximately...

February 9, 2015 | comments

$40 Million Multiuse Project Brings Hope to Highlands

By Muriel Smith Back in the 1930s and 40s, the little bungalows on Locust Street in Highlands opened out to the wide open beaches along the Shrewsbury River, and kids...

February 7, 2015 | comments

From The Editor: Why Were There No Warnings of Mater Dei Prep Closure?

February 6, 2015 To Our Readers, The sudden and shocking closing of Mater Dei Prep in Middletown will leave a deep hole in the Monmouth County community. It was a...

February 6, 2015 | comments

School More a Family Than Anything Else

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Where there’s life there’s hope, believe some associated with Mater Dei Prep High School, as they begin plans to save their school. Following the stunning...

February 5, 2015 | comments

Pastor Stuns Community with Mater Dei Prep Closure

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – A startling announcement this week is marking the end of an era, as Mater Dei Prep High School announced its plans to shutter its doors in...

February 5, 2015 | comments