Tag: highlands

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

Port Belford Plan Ready To Set Sail

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Anticipated plans for a cultural and commercial revival in one section of the township have finally come to fruition. Still reeling from damage incurred...

May 18, 2017 | comments

Abandoned Boat In the Shrewsbury River

By Jay Cook | HIGHLANDS – Marked by three white plastic drums, a disintegrating hull and rails from the bow protruding above the surface, an abandoned vessel is sinking in...

May 16, 2017 | comments

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

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