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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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Woolwich Named As 4th Safest City in NJ  

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Woolwich Named As 4th Safest City in NJ  

WOOLWICH TWP. – Woolwich Township was named as the fourth safest cities to live in New Jersey, according to BackgroundChecks.org. The top five cities in order were Warren in Somerset County, Saddlebrook in Bergen County, Chatham in Morris County, Woolwich Township, and then Sparta in Sussex County. Finishing out 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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MOBILE OFFICE VISIT IN WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP

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MOBILE OFFICE VISIT IN WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP

WEST DEPTFORD — Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Deputy Speaker John Burzichelli, and Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro encourage Third Legislative District residents to visit a mobile office location at the Woolwich Township Municipal Building, 120 Village Green Drive in Woolwich Township on Thursday,       March 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

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Woolwich Police Chief Marino Retires after 37 years

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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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