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He snuggles contentedly on my lap, my severely autistic nine-year-old son who loves his evening storytime with Mama. This is a ritual we started...
Rosalita's, Englishtown, N.J. (Credit: Rosalita's)

Mexican, Italian Restaurants Will Share Former Joe’s Crab Shack Location in Brick

A former chain seafood restaurant will be turned into two independently owned eateries in the coming months. The owner of Tre, an Italian-American bar in...
The Brick Township skate park at Drum Point. (Credit: YouTube/ABF Skate Shop)

New Brick Skate Park Under Design, Should be Ready Next Fall

A new skate park in Brick is currently being designed by an engineering firm, and construction is expected to begin in the spring and...
Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)

Cops Will Step Up Traffic Enforcement Over Thanksgiving Weekend

With the goal of reducing the number of fatal accidents on New Jersey roadways over the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, local police departments and county...
The revised plan for a Wawa and quick-serve restaurant at Route 70 and Duquesne Boulevard. (Courtesy: John Jackson)

Route 70 Wawa Plan Changed to Divert Traffic From Neighborhood

The attorney representing the developer proposing a Wawa convenience store and gas station, as well as a quick-serve restaurant, at the corner of Route...
Utility/Electrical pole. (Credit: Maëlick/Flickr)

Portions of Brick Experiencing Power Outages, Including Traffic Lights

The Herbertsville section of Brick, along with adjacent areas, is experiencing power outages and low voltage "brownout" conditions. The outage first occurred at about 3:30...
Plans for a Wawa and quick-serve restaurant off Route 70 in Brick. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Wawa Renews Plan to Build Store, Gas Station at Brick Intersection

Months after being denied approval by the township's zoning board to build a Wawa gas station, convenience store and separate restaurant at a Brick...

OUR SCHOOLS

Brick May Face Loss of School Aid, Again, in 2018

Brick Township Board of Education/Schools (Photo: Daniel Nee)
After being threatened with a loss of $1.4 million in state funding for its schools, state officials restored the half – then all –...

Brick to Allow Home-Schooled Students to Participate in District Sports (For...

Soccer ball. (Photo: BusyBrain/ Flickr)
The Brick Township Board of Education on Thursday night voted in  favor of allowing children who are home-schooled to participate in public school sports. Debate...

Brick School District Quietly Begins Superintendent Search

Brick Township Board of Education/Schools (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Could the turmoil of four superintendents in two years for the Brick Township school district be coming to an end soon? The search for a...

State to Return Over $700K in Funding it Cut From Brick...

Mayor John Ducey speaks on school funding, June 21, 2017. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
New Jersey will return the funding it announced it was cutting earlier this year from the Brick Township school system, officials announced Wednesday morning. The...