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Firm to oversee town hall project

Firm to oversee town hall project

LAVALLETTE — At a council meeting, here, on Monday, Mayor Walter LaCicero announced the borough has “reached the end of our patience” in regard to delays involved with construction of the new borough hall.

Since the borough awarded the $4.6 million contract to Point Pleasant Beach-based contractor Wallace Bros., Inc., last spring, several change orders have interfered with the reconstruction of the new municipal complex.

The original contract amount totaled ...

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Pilot program beginsPilot program begins

MANASQUAN — Questions around the county have been raised as residents received property assessment postcards much earlier than usual from their municipalities.

Manasquan residents got the chance to learn about the program and ask questions last week during a public meeting with the county and town tax assessors.

In 2013, the State of New Jersey passed a law allowing a pilot tax assessment program to begin in Monmouth County.

The Assessment ...

Superfund site building razedSuperfund site building razed

WALL TOWNSHIP — Demolition efforts began on Tuesday at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] Superfund site on Sea Girt Avenue, the former location of White Swan Cleaners — a dry cleaning business responsible for leaking harmful pollutants into the soil and groundwater that created a toxic plume.

In the late 1990s, the EPA confirmed the former location of White Swan Cleaners to be an area of groundwater contaminated ...

Sheet pile project resumesSheet pile project resumes

MANTOLOKING — The final stage of work has resumed on a coastal steel sheet pile project designed to protect Brick and Mantoloking, and particularly Route 35, after it was determined by an archaeological investigation that the project will not negatively impact the historical remains of an old wooden sailing vessel discovered under the sand during sheet pile driving in late October.

The archaeological probe also determined that the ...

Route 35 northbound lane closure to begin this week in LavalletteRoute 35 northbound lane closure to begin this week in Lavallette

The New Jersey Department of Transportation [NJDOT] announced on Monday, Dec. 15, that one lane will be closed on Route 35 northbound between 6th Avenue in Ortley Beach and Ortley Avenue in Lavallette to reconstruct the highway beginning Monday.

On Monday, NJDOT’s contractor, George Harms Construction, is scheduled to close the left lane of Route 35 northbound. Traffic will be shifted to the right [east] side of the road, ...

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