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Legal Action Underway To Fight Local Utility Project

By Jay Cook After months of committee meetings, sit-downs with state officials and behind- closed-doors conversations, three local municipalities have taken the next step in opposition to a controversial Monmouth County...

October 11, 2016 | comments

How’s The Water? These Folks Can Tell You

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia OCEANPORT – On a late September day, wearing knee-high rubber boots and wading into Oceanport Creek at Old Wharf Park, Kari Martin flipped a...

October 10, 2016 | comments

ShopRite Eyes Shrewsbury Avenue For New Store

By Christina Johnson SHREWSBURY – The borough’s zoning board is considering a proposal for a brand new Shoprite supermarket to be constructed adjacent to the Shrewsbury Plaza shopping center. According...

October 10, 2016 | comments

30 Years Later, Burning Of Historic ‘P’ House Still A Mystery

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – Those who remember the burning of the historic Peninsula Hotel three decades ago believe that loss marked the end of an era. The onetime...

October 10, 2016 | comments

Ship Aurora: A Treasure For Sandy Hook Wreck Divers

By Jay Cook HIGHLANDS – That old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” for the most part, rings true. Yet for three local scuba divers, that adage could...

October 10, 2016 | comments

Residents Take Turf Fight To The Courtroom

By Jay Cook HOLMDEL – A number of Holmdel residents who feel disenfranchised by a recent decision by the town’s elected officials moved their fight to the courts last week....

October 10, 2016 | comments

Suit Seeks To Halt Mad Hatter Expansion Plans

By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – The battle over the rebuilding of the Mad Hatter restaurant and bar is not over. Jennifer Walsh, a borough homeowner who is also a...

October 10, 2016 | comments

Towns Seek Open Space Grant Funds For Public Projects

  By Joseph Sapia Twenty-three municipalities are competing for funds through the 2016 Monmouth County Municipal Open Space Grant Program. The money can be used in a variety of ways,...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Sea Bright Bond Referendum Approved By Voters

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT—As the fourth anniversary of the devastating October 2012 Super Storm Sandy approaches, borough voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved three bond issues that will fund the...

October 2, 2016 | comments

Black Lives Matter Rally Draws 300 To Lincroft

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – At the Black Lives Matter rally Sunday, some expressed their anger. Some gathered across the street and voiced their opposition. But the overall tone of...

October 2, 2016 | comments

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