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5G network nodes on a street light stanchion. (Credit: Circa)

Verizon Wireless Proposes First 5G ‘Small Cells’ in Brick

Verizon Wireless has applied to the Brick Township Board of Adjustment for permission to install so-called "small cell" antennas, the basis for 5G wireless...
Dredging as part of the northern Barnegat Bay/Metedeconk River dredging project, Sept. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)video

Inside the Massive Dredging Project Going On in Brick’s Waterways

If you're a boater, there's likely no way that you missed the dredge boats traversing the Metedeconk River, barges filled with muck being ferried...
Solar panels at the former French's Landfill site. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Proposed Solar Array at Former Ciba-Geigy Site Could Be Largest of its Kind in...

The first round of testimony at a Toms River planning board meeting Wednesday night shed more light on a proposed solar field at the...
U.S. Rep. Andy Kim addresses a town hall meeting in Berkeley Township, Feb. 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

U.S. Rep. Kim to Host Town Hall Event on Flooding, Insurance in Seaside Heights

U.S. Rep. Andy Kim (D-3) announced Wednesday that he will hold a town hall meeting in Seaside Heights on Saturday, September 28th at 1:30pm...
One vessel in the Ocean County pumpout boat fleet. (Photo: Ocean County)

Ocean County to Keep Pump-Out Boats Running Into October; Demand Increased in 2019

With "local summer" now in full force, the Ocean County freeholder board announced Tuesday that the county's fleet of free pump-out boats would keep...
Vape Pen (Credit: Lindsay Fox/ Flickr)

Ocean County Freeholder: State Should Ban Vaping Devices

An Ocean County freeholder has found himself in a rare position of agreement with state Sen. Steve Sweeney, pushing for the ban of the...

Respite

I almost missed the email regarding overnight respite as I was rushing around on a busy Saturday. It was from Justin's new camp, a...

OUR SCHOOLS

School Funding Crisis: Should Brick Push For a ‘Wage Tax’ Like...

Brick Boulevard, Brick, N.J. (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Brick Township's school district will lose more than $4.5 million in state funding, on top of the more than $2 million that was cut...

Laurelton School Property Will be Put Up for Auction: When and...

The former Laurelton Elementary School. (File Photo)
The Brick Township school district will sell the historic Laurelton School building at a public auction. Built in 1934, the school has not been populated...

Amidst Uncertainty, Brick School Board Allows Donation of New Playground to...

Herbertsville Elementary School (Photo: Daniel Nee)
Over the next several years, as Brick Township's school system will gradually lose $23 million in state funding, schools may be subject to closure...

Is Closing Schools, ‘Pay to Play’ Sports on the Table in...

Herbertsville Elementary School (Photo: Daniel Nee)
As the Brick school district's financial crisis unfolds, officials may be forced to consider closing school buildings, instituting cuts or creating revenue streams including...