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Swedesboro Discusses Speeding Traffic, Police Bike Patrols

August 4, 2016 12:06 am1 comment
Swedesboro Discusses Speeding Traffic, Police Bike Patrols

SWEDESBORO– — At their meeting on July 18, the Swedesboro Council discussed community public safety matters with Woolwich Police Department Patrolman Stephen Spithaler. Councilmember Sam Casella expressed concerns about speeding Amazon trucks through Swedesboro. Casella claimed that Amazon trucks had been speeding down Locke Avenue and Guest Avenue. Swedesboro Mayor […]

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CFO: No Findings in Swedesboro’s 2015 Audit

June 30, 2016 12:02 am0 comments
CFO: No Findings in Swedesboro’s 2015 Audit

SWEDESBORO– — Swedesboro CFO Elizabeth Pigliacelli gave the community some good news at their Council meeting on June 20. Pigliacelli told the Council that there were no findings in Swedesboro’s 2015 audit. Annual audit reports are part of a community’s budgeting process. Pigliacelli certified Swedesboro’s audit in a resolution. She […]

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Swedesboro Receives 9/11 Artifacts From World Trade Center

June 2, 2016 12:07 am0 comments

SWEDESBORO– –At their meeting on May 15, the Swedesboro Council touted the success of their trip to New York in May, where two Councilmembers accepted two artifacts from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. Councilmembers Sam Casella and Mary Alice O’Blennis went on the trip, […]

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Tax Increase Call For In Swedesboro Budget

May 5, 2016 12:06 am0 comments
Tax Increase Call For In Swedesboro Budget

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO– — The Swedesboro Council adopted its 2016 municipal budget at their meeting on April 18 that will mean a tax increase for homeowners. The budget was accepted unanimously after a public hearing. Homes that are assessed at Swedesboro’s average of just over $171,000 will see their […]

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Swedesboro & Woolwich’s Fire Agreement Deal Falls Apart Again

March 31, 2016 12:06 am0 comments
Swedesboro & Woolwich’s Fire Agreement Deal Falls Apart Again

By Karen E. Viereck Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. — In the on again, off again battle between Woolwich Township and Swedesboro over their interlocal agreement for fire services, the deal is off again. During the March 21 Swedesboro Council meeting, Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm stated that Swedesboro had signed the agreement. […]

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Swedesboro Introduces 2016 Municipal Budget

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Swedesboro Introduces 2016 Municipal Budget

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO– — At their meeting on March 21, the Swedesboro Council introduced their 2016 municipal budget which calls for a tax increase. Homes in Swedesboro that are assessed at the town’s average of just over $171,000 will see an increase of 3.6 cents per $100 of the […]

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SWEDESBORO NEEDS YOUR HELP

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SWEDESBORO NEEDS YOUR HELP

SWEDESBORO — The Borough of Swedesboro is committed to sustaining a healthy, thriving community. There are many committees, commissions and events established to achieve these goals. However, these initiatives can only be successful with the generous support of time, talent, creativity and expertise of our residents. The borough is appealing to the […]

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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

31WOOLWICH TWP. — The weather is getting nicer so plan to attend the Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Rec’s Golf Clinics on Sunday, April 24 at the Town and Country Golf Club in Woodstown. There will be two clinics offered. The first clinic is a Children’s Clinic for children aged 7 […]

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Swedesboro, Woolwich Battling Over Interlocal Fire Service Agreement

March 3, 2016 12:08 am0 comments
Swedesboro, Woolwich Battling Over Interlocal Fire Service Agreement

  by Robert Holt and Karen E. Viereck SWEDESBORO– –Swedesboro and Woolwich Township have been at odds over an Interlocal fire service agreement since September 2016. Swedesboro says that Woolwich wants complete control over capital items, while Woolwich claims that Swedesboro is not negotiating in good faith. Woolwich Township Mayor Alan […]

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Swedesboro Tables Fire Service Agreement Resolution with Woolwich

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Swedesboro Tables Fire Service Agreement Resolution with Woolwich

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO– — During their meeting on Feb. 16, the Swedesboro Council tabled a resolution to adopt an interlocal fire service agreement with Woolwich Township, due to a continued stalemate. Swedesboro believed they had an agreement to share services of the Woolwich Fire Company in January, but were […]

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