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Woolwich Woman Found Murdered In Pool

July 6, 2017 12:06 am0 comments
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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Woolwich Introduces 2017 Budget with Zero Tax Increase

May 4, 2017 12:05 am0 comments
Woolwich Introduces 2017 Budget with Zero Tax Increase

WOOLWICH TWP.  —  During the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on April 17, Deputy Mayor Frank Rizzi announced that the community would not be seeing a tax increase for 2017. Woolwich introduced their budget on April 3, and Rizzi reemphasized the news during his Finance report. Rizzi stressed that the Committee […]

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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

April 6, 2017 12:02 am0 comments
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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WOOLWICH IS #1 BEST TOWN FOR FAMILIES

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WOOLWICH IS #1 BEST TOWN FOR FAMILIES

WOOLWICH TWP. — Woolwich Township was named as the best town in Gloucester County to live according New Jersey’s Best Towns For Families 2017. Among statewide towns, it ranked 87 in the list of more than 500 towns. The list of towns was made by the New Jersey Family, who […]

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Woolwich Adopts Resolution Addressing School Funding

March 2, 2017 12:05 am0 comments
Woolwich Adopts Resolution Addressing School Funding

WOOLWICH — During their meeting on Feb. 21, the Woolwich Township Committee passed a resolution requesting assistance from the State of New Jersey regarding the school funding issue faced by the Swedesboro/Woolwich and Kingsway Regional High School Districts. School funding has been a hot topic for debate in the area […]

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Woolwich Township & Swedesboro Community Garden News

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Woolwich Township & Swedesboro Community Garden News

WOOLWICH TWP. — Attention all gardeners!  Woolwich Township has just announced its plans for the 2017 Community Garden season and will be accepting applications during the month of March. Now entering its tenth season, the Community Garden will once again be offered to allow residents of Woolwich Township and Swedesboro […]

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2017 Shredding Events for Swedesboro and Woolwich

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2017 Shredding Events for Swedesboro and Woolwich

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro and Woolwich Clean Communities Committees are joining forces in 2017 so the residents from both towns will have four opportunities to shred their personal documents. Mark your calendars: April 8, 9 a.m. to noon Swedesboro; July 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Woolwich; Oct. 21, 10 a.m. […]

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Woolwich Authorizes Promotion of Police Sgt. Massing to Lieutenant

February 2, 2017 12:04 am0 comments
Woolwich Authorizes Promotion of Police Sgt. Massing to Lieutenant

WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Jan. 17, the Woolwich Township Committee approved a resolution elevating Police Sgt. Peter Massing to the position of Lieutenant. Woolwich Mayor Alan Schwager administered the oath of office to Massing. “I’m honored to be part of the process,” Schwager commented. “We had three […]

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