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A Father’s Day Message of Expectations

I am Jeff McCafferty, Kim's husband, with a special Father's Day edition of the blog. I hope you find the post to your liking...
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Brick Drug Bust Nets 650 Heroin Doses, Gun; 8 Arrested

After conducting surveillance on a Brick Township condominium Thursday night, authorities executed a search warrant that yielded quantities of heroin, MDMA and cocaine, along...
Power lines during the Jan. 23, 2017 nor'easter. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Officials: New Electricity Contract Will Save $215K

Brick officials have entered into a contract with a new electricity provider that they say will save taxpayers more than $200,000 over two years. The...
Brick Township Board of Education/Schools (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Senator Proposes $22M Funding Cut to Brick Schools; Tax Hikes, Layoffs Possible

Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney has proposed slashing Brick's school funding by $22 million, an "impossible situation" for the district, its acting superintendent said...
Bernie Cooke Park, Brick, N.J. (Credit: Google Maps)

Brick Approves $1.6M for Park Rebuild, Including Skate Park and Bicycle Training Path

The latest of Brick Township's parks to be rebuilt will include two unique features: a new skateboard park as well as a special path...
The Airport Tract bike and walking path in Brick. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Expansion of Brick’s Airport Tract Bike Path is Delayed

A popular bicycle path in Brick is due for an expansion, but construction has been delayed due to unforeseen issues with easements, officials said. The...
A newly-paved road. (Credit: Alan Levine/Flickr/File Photo)

Brick Announces Repaving for 7 Streets

Residents of seven Brick Township streets will have a fresh coat of blacktop and drainage improvements in the near future. The township council unanimously voted...

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Senator Proposes $22M Funding Cut to Brick Schools; Tax Hikes, Layoffs...

Brick Township Board of Education/Schools (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney has proposed slashing Brick's school funding by $22 million, an "impossible situation" for the district, its acting superintendent said...

Jersey Math: ‘Increase’ in State Funding to Brick Schools Turned Out...

Brick Township Board of Education/Schools (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Headlines announcing additional funding proposed for Brick's cash-strapped school district were both right and wrong. The numbers took school officials by surprise, especially Business Administrator...

Brick School Budget Sheds 44 Jobs, Hikes Taxes 4 Percent As...

Brick Township Board of Education/Schools (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Brick's school budget will raise taxes for residents while rising employee healthcare costs and needed upgrades to facilities led to a funding crunch that...

Brick to Ask Voters to Approve $12.5M for Security Upgrades

Police Lights (Photo: Jason Rojas/Flickr)
Brick voters will decide whether to allow the township's school district to borrow $12,580,000 for security upgrades at all its schools, including physical barriers...