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Roundabout Detour Causes Traffic Concerns for Swedesboro

June 1, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Roundabout Detour Causes Traffic Concerns for Swedesboro

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro residents Catherine and Joseph Slusar attended the borough council meeting on May 1 to express concerns with the roundabout construction. “Tankers and gasoline trucks are cutting through Locke Avenue, then taking either Bridgeport Avenue or Mechanic Street,” Catherine Slusar said. Both streets have a four ton limit. […]

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Affordable Housing Seeks Approval in Swedesboro

May 4, 2017 12:07 am0 comments
Affordable Housing Seeks Approval in Swedesboro

SWEDESBORO — The Swedesboro council reviewed a proposal to build over 64-affordable-income homes between Church Street, Water Street, and Raccoon Creek at their April 17 meeting. The developer, Eastern Pacific Developers, LLC, is asking the borough to grant them a 30 year tax abatement for the development. During a discussion […]

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Increased Size Of New Electric Poles At Issue In Boro

April 6, 2017 12:06 am0 comments
Increased Size Of New Electric Poles At Issue In Boro

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro introduced their 2017 municipal budget that will result in a 2 cent increase in the local municipal tax rate. This will mean a $35 increase for residents with an average assessed home in Swedesboro of $172,000. A public hearing for the adoption of the budget will be […]

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Suspect Arrested in Swedesboro Man’s Murder

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Suspect Arrested in Swedesboro Man’s Murder

WOODBURY – On March 15, The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office announced the arrest of a Paulsboro man in the murder of Swedesboro’s Sylvester “Buttons” Coombs Jr. who was found beaten to death on April 6 in an abandoned trailer in Swedesboro. Malcom D. Tyson, 23, last known address Paulsboro, is […]

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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

SWEDESBORO — The SPRING fun continues with Swedesboro-Woolwich Parks and Recreation Committee. The 4th Annual Health, Wellness and Safety Fair (with Summer Camp Connection) will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kingsway Regional High School. This year, watch for Swedesboro and Woolwich Township […]

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Boro Purchases Glen Echo Ave. Creekside Property For New Park

March 2, 2017 12:03 am0 comments
Boro Purchases Glen Echo Ave. Creekside Property For New Park

SWEDESBORO — At their Feb. 6 meeting, the Swedesboro Borough Council announced settlement on a vacant land on Glen Echo Avenue. “We were given the keys – it’s official,” Mayor Thomas Fromm said. The property is just off of Kings Highway along the creek, near Fran Convery’s Auto Body Shop. […]

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