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WOOLWICH STILL ONE OF SAFEST TOWNS IN USA

August 31, 2017 12:01 am0 comments

WOOLWICH TWP. —  Woolwich Township was named by SafeWise as the 55th most safest city in America. SafeWise analyzes FBI crime statistics from all 50 states and researched each city’s public safety, public health, and educational offerings to determine 2017’s 100 Safest Cities in America. No other town in this […]

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Roundabout Now Open on High Hill & Auburn Roads

August 3, 2017 12:07 am0 comments
Roundabout Now Open on High Hill & Auburn Roads

  WOOLWICH TWP. — Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger, Freeholder Heather Simmons and Freeholder Lyman Barnes cut the ribbon on a newly constructed roundabout today at High Hill Road and Auburn Road in Swedesboro and Woolwich on July 26. The project was completed two months ahead of schedule. “This […]

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Woolwich Names Redeveloper for Redevelopment Zone

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WOOLWICH TWP. — The Woolwich Township Committee adopted a resolution naming South State as the redeveloper for the Kings Landing Redevelopment Zone during their meeting on July 17. Kings Landing, the regional center at Woolwich, is located at Route 322 near the New Jersey Turnpike. The plan was to create […]

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County Adds 68 Acres of Preserved Open Space In Woolwich

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County Adds 68 Acres of Preserved Open Space In Woolwich

WOOLWICH TWP. — Freeholder Director Robert Damminger and Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco presented the deed to 32 acres of open space and 36 acres of farmland to Woolwich Township Deputy Mayor Rizzi, expanding the total number of preserved acres in Gloucester County to 21,274. Day Break Farm on High Hill […]

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WOOLWICH TWP. POLICE ARE RECOGNIZED AT LUNCHEON

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WOOLWICH TWP. POLICE ARE RECOGNIZED AT LUNCHEON

 “Aged to Perfection”, a Swedesboro and Woolwich Twp. 55+ group, wanted to show their appreciation to the local police for all of the things they do for the community. A luncheon was held in their honor at Botto’s Restaurant on July 25. The following officers each received a Wawa gift […]

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Arrests made in 2016 Woolwich Kidnapping/Attempted Murder

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Arrests made in 2016 Woolwich Kidnapping/Attempted Murder

WOODBURY — Andrew Turner, 23, of Williamstown, and Kenkell Francis, 41, of Camden, have been charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office with kidnapping, criminal restraint, attempted homicide, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon, and conspiracy in connection with an Aug. 24, 2016 incident in Woolwich Township. The victim was […]

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Woolwich Mayor’s Win Is A Big Win For SWPTO

July 6, 2017 12:07 am0 comments
Woolwich Mayor’s Win Is A Big Win For SWPTO

WOOLWICH TWP. MAYOR ALAN SCHWAGER presents a check for $1,000 that he won as part of an American Water raffle at the New Jersey Conference of Mayors in Atlantic City. Schwager is donating this money to the organization of this choice, which is the Swedesboro/Woolwich Parent Teacher Organization. Shown here […]

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Woolwich Woman Found Murdered In Pool

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Woolwich Woman Found Murdered In Pool

The victim was identified as Michelle Long, 47. The cause of death was blunt force trauma and has been ruled a homicide by the Gloucester County Medical Examiner. The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Woolwich Township Police are investigating the death.

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Woolwich Discusses Latest School Funding Plan

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Woolwich Discusses Latest School Funding Plan

WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on June 19, the Woolwich Township Committee spoke about the recent agreement between Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto regarding increased funding of local schools. The deal reallocates $46 million from overfunded to underfunded districts and gives the lesser funded communities […]

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Woolwich Lowers Community Debt From Bonds

June 1, 2017 12:02 am0 comments
Woolwich Lowers Community Debt From Bonds

WOOLWICH TWP. — Woolwich Township received encouraging news on its financial state during its Committee meeting on May 15. In his finance report, Deputy Mayor Frank Rizzi announced that Woolwich has refinanced a series of capital improvement bonds that can save the community $60,000 a year. Saying it was big, […]

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