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Tax Increase Approved In Adopted Woolwich Budget

April 30, 2015 1:07 am0 comments
Tax Increase Approved In Adopted Woolwich Budget

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. – At their April 20 meeting, the Woolwich Township Committee adopted their 2015 municipal budget that includes a local purpose tax increase. According to Woolwich Township Chief Financial Officer William Pine, the municipal tax rate will go up 2.26 cents from $.4758 to $.4984. On the […]

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Old Stone Church Anniversary Service, May 17

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Old Stone Church Anniversary Service, May 17

WOOLWICH TWP. – Old Stone Church, built in 1793 and one of the oldest Methodist churches in South Jersey, will hold its annual anniversary service on Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m. Old Stone Church is located two miles west of Swedesboro, just off Route 322 at the intersection of […]

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Local Political Candidates for June 2 Primary Election

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Local Political Candidates for June 2 Primary Election

EAST GREENWICH TWP. COMMITTEE Vote for 1 REPUBLICAN Dale L. Archer DEMOCRAT NO PETITION FILED LOGAN TWP. MAYOR Vote for 1 REPUBLICAN NO PETITION FILED DEMOCRAT Frank W. Minor COUNCIL Vote for 1 REPUBLICAN NO PETITION FILED DEMOCRAT Bernadine E. Jackson SOUTH HARRISON TWP. COMMITTEE Vote for 2 REPUBLICAN James […]

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New Superintendent of Schools Appointed in the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District

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New Superintendent of Schools Appointed in the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District

SWEDESBORO — Following a year-long search, the Swedesboro-Woolwich Board of Education on April 8 appointed Dr. Kristin O’Neil as its’ new Superintendent of Schools. Dr. O’Neil will succeed interim Superintendent Dr. Terry C. Van Zoeren, who has served the district for the past year as the search for the new […]

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Woolwich Township Sees $10 million Increase In Property Values

March 5, 2015 1:06 am0 comments
Woolwich Township Sees $10 million Increase In Property Values

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Feb. 17, the Woolwich Township Committee approved a refunding bond ordinance. The ordinance states that this will provide for the refunding of certain outstanding general obligation bonds of the township dating back to 2006. The ordinance also states that due […]

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Woolwich Township Approves 2015 Budget Increase

February 5, 2015 1:08 am0 comments
Woolwich Township Approves 2015 Budget Increase

By Jenny Cowan WOOLWICH TWP. — At their meeting on Jan. 20, the Woolwich Township Committee approved an ordinance to exceed the municipal budget appropriation limits. According to Local Government Cap Law, municipalities are limited to annual budget increases of 2.5 percent. However, if authorized by an ordinance, municipalities can […]

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Woolwich/Swedesboro Named as 14th Safest City In NJ

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Woolwich/Swedesboro Named as 14th Safest City In NJ

WOOLWICH TWP. — According to ValuePenguin, Woolwich Township and Swedesboro were named as the fourteenth safest city in New Jersey. Because the Woolwich Township Police Department covers both the Township and Swedesboro, all the police data is combined so Woolwich and Swedesboro are considered Woolwich Township in this survey. East […]

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