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The Allen Farms property in Brick Township, Oct. 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

New Owner of Brick Farm Proposes Multi-Story Catering Venue, Retail Store

A company that purchased a large farm property in Brick Township has proposed a two-story catering venue and a separate retail store for the...
A communications tower along Herbertsville Road in Brick. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Communications Tower Rises Over Herbertsville Road

Residents of Brick Township's Herbertsville section probably have noticed their new tall, shiny neighbor over the past few days – and many have been...
The former Brick Foodtown site on Route 70, Oct. 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Foodtown Redevelopment Plan On Track for Hearing Within Weeks

After 15 years of dormancy, the property that once housed a Foodtown supermarket is on the cusp of being transformed from an empty lot...
Kim E. Bogan (Photo: NJ OAG)

Brick Hasn’t Collected Restitution Payment Made by Employee Who Ran $900K Insurance Scam

Brick officials say the township has yet to see any restitution payments from Kim Bogan, the ex-employee who pleaded guilty to embezzling $941,354 by...
Charles Vorndran, of Brick, reminisces about his World War III heroics. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Man’s Heroic Classified Missions Helped Turn the Tide of WWII

A series of ultra-secret missions carried out in the Mediterranean Sea and Europe's Atlantic coast began with a 14-year-old building a wooden boat to...
Fall leaf, leaves pickup. (Credit: Scott Robinson/ Flickr)

Brick’s 2018 Fall Leaf Collections Start Next Week

Fall leaf collection in Brick will begin Oct. 22, according to township officials, and will last through Dec. 24, depending on where you live...
A raccoon at a wildlife refuge run by NASA. (Photo: NASA)

Local Pet Owners Warned Over Raccoons Carrying Canine Distemper

Pet owners in northern Ocean County should be on the lookout to keep their four-legged friends safe from raccoons, one local town said Monday. Mantoloking...

OUR SCHOOLS

Brick School Board’s November 2018 Meeting Date Changed

The Brick Township Board of Education meets July 31, 2018. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
The Brick Township Board of Education has changed the date of its November meeting. The board had been scheduled to meet Nov. 1, but will...

Brick School District to Sue State Over $22M Funding Cut

Gavel (Credit: Brian Turner/Flickr)
The Brick Township school district has retained an influential North Jersey law firm to file a lawsuit against the state over what will amount...

Brick to Receive $470K for School Security Measures

Students and law enforcement outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Credit: NBC News)
As the Brick school district prepares for a November vote asking taxpayers to fund $12.5 million in school security renovations and technology, the township's...

Brick Receives Grant to Expand Preschool Classes to General Ed Students

Warren Wolf Elementary School, Brick, N.J. (Credit: Google Maps)
Brick's public school preschool program will expand later this school year thanks to a state grant that will allow general education students to be...