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New Bids Required For Planned Monmouth Beach School Addition

By Liz Sheehan MONMOUTH BEACH – The Monmouth Beach Board of Education will seek new bids this month for the construction of an all-purpose room after the bids received last...

October 13, 2016 | comments

Dogs Employed To Help Track Source of Navesink Pollution

Story and Photos by Joseph Sapia The two dogs, working separately, stopped at the open manhole of a sanitary sewer on Fair Haven’s Linden Drive. Remi, a 3-year old female black...

October 13, 2016 | comments

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

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