Beach to put bite in plastic bag ban

POINT PLEASANT BEACH -— Borough businesses will be receiving a reminder of the necessity to comply with the ban on single-use plastic bags adopted...

Mob boss murder suspect nabbed in Brick Township

BRICK TOWNSHIP – A suspect sought in connection with the murder of the reputed Gambino family crime boss was taken into custody in Brick...

Study warns of rising sea risks

BAY HEAD — Back bay flooding that occurs even on fair weather days is a growing concern for local communities along Barnegat Bay and...

Brick schools lose another $2.7 million in state aid

BRICK TOWNSHIP — Brick Township Public Schools will be losing a significant amount of state aid for the second consecutive year following Gov. Phil...

Manasquan First Aid Squad visits Sea Girt library

SEA GIRT — Children at the Sea Girt Library were visited by members of the Manasquan First Aid Squad. On Thursday, March 7 during the...

Borough Council OKs commercial Knox-Box ordinance

BRIELLE — The borough council approved a Knox-Box ordinance Monday to grant Brielle firefighters entry to businesses in an emergency as quickly as possible. The ordinance...

Borough gets grant for electric vehicle charging station

LAKE COMO — The borough recently was awarded $10,000 for a new sustainable energy project in coordination with the nonprofit organization Sustainable Jersey. The project,...

Avon school district gets state funding increase

AVON-BY-THE-SEA — Avon is among the many school districts in Monmouth and Ocean counties affected by the recent change in state education funding for...

Casino Night brings out the Heights community

SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS — The Spring Lake Heights Parent Teacher Association held one of its largest fundraisers of the year on Saturday, as...

Wall School District to get small increase in state aid

WALL TOWNSHIP — The Wall Township School District will receive a modest increase in state aid for next year’s budget, according to figures released...