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Woolwich Police Chief Marino Retires after 37 years

March 3, 2016 12:01 am0 comments
Woolwich Police Chief Marino Retires after 37 years

January 9, 2016 officially became “Chief Russell H. Marino Day” in Swedesboro, as proclaimed by Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm and Council, in honor of Retired Police Chief Russell H. Marino for his six years of service to the community.  Among the almost 100 dignitaries, colleagues, friends and family gathered at […]

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Woolwich hires auction company to handle TDR auction

February 4, 2016 1:00 am0 comments
Woolwich hires auction company to handle TDR auction

By Barbara Godshalk and Karen E. Viereck WOOLWICH TWP. — At their Jan. 19 meeting, the Woolwich Township Committee named Warner Real Estate and Auction Company of Woodstown to handle the Transfer of Development Rights auction services. The TDR auction, which allows property owners in areas designated by the township […]

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Woolwich Announces Date For First Public Session & TDR Auction

December 31, 2015 1:03 am0 comments
Woolwich Announces Date For First Public Session & TDR Auction

By Barbara Godshalk WOOLWICH TWP. — Woolwich Township Director of Community Development Matt Blake informed the Township Committee at their Dec. 21 meeting that a second round of letters was sent to landowners involved in the Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) program, informing them that the first public information session […]

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Local 2015 General and Board of Education Election Results

December 3, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Local 2015 General and Board of Education Election Results

EAST GREENWICH TOWNSHIP Vote for 1 DALE L. ARCHER                 1,194   98.11% Write-In                                   23        1.89% Total                                        1,217 LOGAN TOWNSHIP MAYOR Vote for 1 FRANK W. MINOR               782      95.13% Write-In                                   40        4.87% Total                                        822 COUNCIL Vote for 1 BERNADINE E. JACKSON    794    98.39% Write-In                       […]

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Woolwich Considers Action for Oldmans Creek Road/Auburn Road Intersection

November 5, 2015 1:05 am0 comments
Woolwich Considers Action for Oldmans Creek Road/Auburn Road Intersection

  by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Oct. 19, the Woolwich Township Committee discussed traffic hazards at the community’s Oldmans Creek Road and Auburn Road intersection. The location has been prone to accidents over the past four years. Woolwich Township Police reports have shown 19 accidents […]

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State Bank to Give Woolwich Funding for Development Plans

October 1, 2015 1:03 am1 comment
State Bank to Give Woolwich Funding for Development Plans

by Robert Holt WOOLWICH TWP. — During the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on Sept. 21, Director of Community Development Matt Blake announced that the State Bank Board approved $5 million for the community’s Transfer of Developmental Rights plans. The money was contingent upon Woolwich Township cost-sharing at least $2 million […]

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50 Safest Towns In New Jersey

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50 Safest Towns In New Jersey

WOOLWICH TWP. —  Once again, Woolwich Township/Swedesboro was named as one of the top 10 safest places on the list of the safest places to  live in New Jersey from data compiled by the security company Safewise. Adding to this year’s list is East Greenwich. Woolwich Township placed ninth on […]

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Woolwich Police Department Crime Log

September 3, 2015 1:00 am0 comments
Woolwich Police Department Crime Log

July 21: A 34 year old Swedesboro resident was arrested on outstanding warrants during a warrant service. July 21: An 18 year old Salem resident was arrested for possession of CDS during a traffic stop on US Route 322. July 22: A Woolwich resident reported their window smashed and items […]

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First Day of School, Sept. 2

August 6, 2015 1:05 am0 comments
First Day of School, Sept. 2

WOOLWICH TWP. – East Greenwich Elementary, Kingsway Middle School and High School, Logan Elementary, South Harrison Elementary, and Swedesboro-Woolwich Elementary Schools will hold their first day of school on Sept. 2. Schools will be closed Friday, Sept. 4 and Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day.

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CVS Robbed In Woolwich; 2nd Armed Drug Store Robbery In Area

July 2, 2015 12:05 am0 comments
CVS Robbed In Woolwich; 2nd Armed Drug Store Robbery In Area

by Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher WOOLWICH TWP. – The CVS on Center Square Road in Woolwich Township was robbed by an armed suspect at 11:08 p.m. on June 19. The suspect took a customer hostage and demanded oxycodone. No one was hurt and the suspect fled the area after the […]

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