Tag: Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Resident Joins Brookdale Board

Shrewsbury Borough resident Latonya Brennan was sworn in as the newest member of the Brookdale Community College Board of Trustees during the board’s monthly public meeting in Lincroft on Dec....

January 5, 2017 | comments

Shrewsbury Education Officials Reflect on Defeated Referendum

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – It’s time for introspection for the district Board of Education as it looks at how to proceed following last week’s defeated voter referendum. “We are...

December 28, 2016 | comments

Voters Reject $28.1 Million School Spending Plan

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – Borough voters sent a strong message of “no” to the Board of Education with the outcome of this week’s school referendum. Borough residents defeated the four-part...

December 19, 2016 | comments

Shrewsbury Mayor Reflects on Borough’s Growth

By Donald W. Burden, Mayor of Shrewsbury The profile of the communities served by The Two River Times continues to evolve and expand as our commercial and residential properties face...

December 14, 2016 | comments

Marine Sanctuary Proposal Quietly Recedes

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia A proposal asking the federal government to declare Sandy Hook Bay and part of its watershed a national marine sanctuary is no longer active....

December 14, 2016 | comments

Shrewsbury To Vote On $28 Million In School Improvements

  By John Burton SHREWSBURY – Borough residents have a lot to consider when they go to the polls next Tuesday to vote on a multi-part, multi-million-dollar referendum for the...

December 12, 2016 | comments

QuickChek Plan With Gas Station Before Zoning Board

By John Burton SHREWSBURY — The protracted development application to construct a convenience store and gas station on Shrewsbury Avenue continues to be opposed by a business competitor and is...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Addressing Climate Change on The Local Level

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – The local members of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby are hoping to turn up the temperature for elected officials on the subject of climate change and steps...

December 1, 2016 | comments

Fall Signing Day Recap

Congratulations to our local athletes who have signed national letters of intent to play their sport in their chosen college or university. CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY CROSS COUNTRY & TRACK Drake...

November 18, 2016 | comments

GOP Retains Majority In Shrewsbury

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – This was not the year for change for Shrewsbury given the election results. Despite a year when Democrats had a full slate of candidates –...

November 13, 2016 | comments

A Rarity in Shrewsbury: A Contested Race

  By John Burton SHREWSBURY – This is an unusual year for borough politics. When voters go to the polls on Nov. 8 they will have two rows of candidates...

November 7, 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

NJ Surfing Trailblazers Set To Reunite

Original Kiernan Surfers Popularized The Sport On The Jersey Shore By Jay Cook The year 1965 changed the way surfing was viewed on the Jersey Shore. Picture the scene: empty...

September 16, 2016 | comments

Who’s Running For School Board In Your Town?

At the Nov. 8 General Election, voters will choose candidates for various offices, including seats on the local and regional Boards of Education. The school board candidates of the Two Rivers...

September 15, 2016 | comments

Mayors and DEP Partner On Navesink Pollution Solution

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – The state Department of Environmental Protection is calling on area mayors and community groups to help stem the tide of contaminates in the Navesink River....

August 14, 2016 | comments

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