Manasquan 2021 Year in Review

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The Manasquan Inlet Intracoastal Tug between Manasquan and Point Pleasant Beach took place across the Manasquan Inlet on Saturday October 9, 2021. (MARK R. SULLIVAN/THE COAST STAR)

MANASQUAN — In 2021, Manasquan powered its way through the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing students back on campus for five full days, and holding traditional community events that had been canceled the previous year. 

In February, a majority of residents surveyed on Manasquan’s proposed field house plan favor the $5.9 million project and the shared-services agreement with the borough needed to fund it, according to results released by the Manasquan Board of Education. Results showed 1,007 residents in support of the project and 876 against.

Manasquan High School welcomed its students back for five full days of in-person instruction in April, to end the school year. In a letter sent to parents and guardians in March, the district stated that the return to full-time instruction would begin on April 19, 2021, the first day of the fourth marking period.

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Despite overcast skies and choppy waters, the third annual Manasquan Inlet Intracoastal Tug was held on Saturday, Oct. 9. Manasquan and Point Pleasant Beach were vying to break the 1-1 tie in the third annual tug, but Manasquan came out on top at the very end.

The latest redesign for the long-planned makeover of Curtis Park was met with resounding approval from residents attending the borough council meeting on Monday, Dec. 6.

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