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Overdose and Addiction, And Those Left Behind

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS — For Caitlin O’Neil, Aug. 31 seemed like an appropriate time to share the story of her late boyfriend – and to spread the word...

September 10, 2017 | comments

Habitat’s Ramps & Rails Program Has Heart

By Jenna O’Donnell HIGHLANDS – With a big smile, Ann Parker rocked on her wheelchair in the living room of her home and remembered the day a coworker suggested she...

August 23, 2017 | comments

Swastika-Painted Stone Found in Highlands Public Park

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS – Swastikas and white supremacist rhetoric are not limited to recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, with one appearing in the borough over the weekend. An...

August 17, 2017 | comments

Seastreak to Debut 600-Passenger Ferry

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS — Seastreak commuter ferry is planning to introduce a larger vessel, capable of holding additional riders, for its Highlands route. But that raises some questions for...

August 14, 2017 | comments

Private Marina, Trailer Park Eyed for Redevelopment

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – Still recovering from damages caused by Super Storm Sandy five years ago, the borough is taking steps to possibly upgrade a pair of forlorn...

July 24, 2017 | comments

Faulty Pipe May Have Been Source of Highlands Beach Pollution

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – For several weeks this hot summer, two local borough beaches on Sandy Hook Bay have been closed due to high levels of pollution by...

July 20, 2017 | comments

Government Transparency Reinforced By OPRA Decision

By Jay Cook | A state Supreme Court decision last week reaffirmed what many Sunshine Law advocates have known as gospel for years: email records are public records. After years...

July 4, 2017 | comments

NJ Summer Flounder Season Hits a Snag

  By Jay Cook | Efforts to compromise on what New Jersey representatives believe are draconian recreational fishing regulations were sunk last week, meaning the summer flounder season could potentially...

June 5, 2017 | comments

Kevin Smith Comes Home To Rap

By Alex Mitsiopoulos | The line outside Atlantic Cinemas reached six storefronts away, as fans, both young and old, eagerly waited to hear Highlands native Kevin Smith speak at his...

May 29, 2017 | comments

Highlands Council Divided By Discord

By John Burton | HIGHLANDS – A confrontation between members of the public at a recent Borough Council meeting has driven home the divisive nature that seems to permeate political...

May 19, 2017 | comments

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