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The 2016 Woolwich Community Garden

January 5, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
The 2016 Woolwich Community Garden

WOOLWICH TWP. — As the eight season of the Woolwich Community Garden draws to an end, they are happy to report that it has continued to get bigger and better. The garden has grown to 40 full plots (20 foot x 30 foot) and 16 half-plots (15 foot x 20 […]

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Woolwich Committeeman Calls for Fair School Funding

December 1, 2016 12:05 am0 comments
Woolwich Committeeman Calls for Fair School Funding

by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP. — At the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on Nov. 21, Committeeman John Carleton reemphasized the need for redistribution of New Jersey school aid. Carleton pointed out that state funding received by the Kingsway Regional School District has not reflected the growth in the community. According […]

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Woolwich Promotes Stranahan to Patrolman

November 3, 2016 12:05 am8 comments
Woolwich Promotes Stranahan to Patrolman

WOOLWICH– –At their meeting on Oct. 17, the Woolwich Township Committee passed a resolution that made an addition to the town’s full-time police force. Woolwich Township Police Department Patrolman Shane Stranahan was sworn in after serving as a SLEO II officer for three years. Woolwich Mayor Alan Schwager swore in […]

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Woolwich Wants Gloucester County Involved in Intersection Flooding

October 6, 2016 12:06 am0 comments
Woolwich Wants Gloucester County Involved in Intersection Flooding

WOOLWICH —  At their meeting on Sept. 19, the Woolwich Township Committee discussed flooding issues at the intersection of Woodstown Road and Russell Mill Road. Mayor Alan Schwager has noted that Gloucester County has failed to respond to the situation to this point, and flooding goes across Woodstown Road. Solicitor […]

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Rockettes Trip Start The Fall Holiday Seasons

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Rockettes Trip Start The Fall Holiday Seasons

WOOLWICH TWP. — Parks and Rec is now selling tickets for our Nov. 19 bus trip to the Christmas Spectacular Show starring the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today at the Woolwich Municipal Building. Your $130 ticket includes roundtrip air conditioned motor-coach […]

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Lake Narriticon Water Levels To Be Lowered

September 1, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Lake Narriticon Water Levels To Be Lowered

SWEDESBORO — Following the guidelines, mandated by the State, Swedesboro will be lowering Lake Narriticon from Oct. 3 through Oct. 17. During this time residents will be able to repair their bulkheads, remove down trees, and clean up around the shoreline. Volunteers are needed to help with the lake cleanup. […]

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Woolwich Budget Approved; Health Insurance and Pension Plans Result in Tax Increase

June 2, 2016 12:06 am0 comments
Woolwich Budget Approved; Health Insurance and Pension Plans Result in Tax Increase

WOOLWICH TWP. — At their May 16 meeting, the Woolwich Township Committee approved their 2016 municipal budget that calls for a one cent tax increase for the average homeowner. With the new tax increase, an average assessed township home of $288,000 will see an increase of $29 a year in […]

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Volunteers Sought For Woolwich Committees

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Volunteers Sought For Woolwich Committees

WOOLWICH TWP. — Volunteers are being sought to serve the Township of Woolwich as a member of its Business Development Advisory Committee (BDAC) as well as the Christmas Parade Committee. There are currently three vacancies on the BDAC Committee. Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month at […]

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Woolwich Discusses Property Purchase as part of Open Space Plan

May 5, 2016 12:04 am0 comments
Woolwich Discusses Property Purchase as part of Open Space Plan

By Alicia Rodriguez WOOLWICH TWP. — At their April 18 meeting, the Woolwich Township Committee discussed the possible purchase of two properties as part of the township’s Open Space Plan. Presented by Director of Community Development Matthew Blake, the plan proposed the purchase of two properties off of Township Line […]

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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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