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More Local Police Outfitted With Body-Worn Cameras

By John Burton | ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS — Police Chief Jerry Vasto told a story about a traffic stop he had while on duty a couple of years ago. It was...

May 11, 2017 | comments

The Truth About Heroin In Monmouth County

By John Sorce | WEST LONG BRANCH – The heroin epidemic in Monmouth County is real and it’s a threat, says former National Football League player Christian Peter. Peter, 44,...

May 11, 2017 | comments

Meridian Revives Plans For Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facilities

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – The largest health care system in Monmouth County is reviving nearly 20-year-old plans for two new facilities on currently vacant land on Route 35....

May 9, 2017 | comments

Rumson Letter Carrier Says Goodbye To Route, Hello To Retirement

By Jay Cook RUMSON – John Fossetta has been delivering the mail along the winding roads of Rumson and Locust for 30 years. To the people he greets on his...

May 8, 2017 | comments

Wegmans Signs On To Village 35 Project

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – If the contentious Village 35 project is ultimately approved, one of the region’s largest grocers – Wegmans Food Market – will definitely have a home...

May 7, 2017 | comments

Oceanport Says No To Backyard Chickens

By Jenna O’Donnell | OCEANPORT – After hearing arguments for and against backyard chickens, officials decided against an amendment to existing rules that would have allowed residents to have them....

May 4, 2017 | comments

Plan Advances to Address Blighted Area

By Liz Sheehan  | SEA BRIGHT – In a unanimous vote at its April 25 meeting, the borough’s Unified Planning Board took the first step in designating 14 properties in...

May 4, 2017 | comments

Restaurant Review: Giorgia

You most certainly “can’t judge a book…..” Who would expect a small, 40-seat restaurant, located in a former warehouse, which is also occupied by a gymnastics center for kids, to...

May 3, 2017 | comments

Plans Advance to Replace Howard Commons With New Housing, Retail

By Laura D.C. Kolnoski | FORT MONMOUTH – A long-vacant “eyesore” along Pinebrook Road in Eatontown is the latest Fort Monmouth parcel set to embark on a new life. The...

May 3, 2017 | comments

Little Silver Looks To Make Boro Hall More Accessible

By Jenna O’Donnell LITTLE SILVER – Planned improvements to the borough hall will make its main entrance more accessible to handicapped visitors – just as soon as the council receives...

May 2, 2017 | comments

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