LOCKE AVE. PARK in Woolwich Township was filled with activity now that the weather has warmed. You could find people walking dogs, jogging, playing softball, baseball, flag football, field hockey, lacrosse, as well as kids of all ages enjoying the play equipment. — Photos by Karen E. Viereck, Editor/Publisher

8th Annual Outdoor Living & Garden Show, May 17

SWEDESBORO — Spring has finally arrived in South Jersey. On May 17 from 9 a.m. to  3 p.m., the town will be abuzz with activity as people of all ages  attend the eighth Annual Outdoor Living & Garden Show . The Outdoor Living and Garden Show is shaping up for its best year yet with […]

Swedesboro Adopts Municipal Budget Sees 3 Cent Increase

by Robert Holt SWEDESBORO- At their meeting on April 21, the Swedesboro Council adopted the community’s 2014 municipal budget after a public hearing. Homes that were assessed at Swedesboro’s average of just over $186,000 will see their tax rate increased by 3 cents per $100 of the home’s value. The tax hike added up to […]

East Greenwich Votes Down $272,000 Bond Ordinance

by Robert Holt MICKLETON — At their meeting on April 22, the East Greenwich Township Committee denied an amended bond ordinance that would appropriate $272,000 for a number of capital improvements, and the acquisition of equipment. The township has severe budget issues, and wants to reassess its needs. “We’re in dire straits,” stressed East Greenwich […]

Logan Adopts 2014 Municipal Budget With Small Increase

By Robert Holt BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on April 15, the Logan Township Council passed a resolution to adopt their 2014 municipal budget reflecting a small increase, after a public hearing. Homes that were assessed at Logan Township’s average of $187,927 will see an increase of $0.021 for each $100 of the home’s value. […]

Impressive Line-Up for Locke Avenue Fun Day!

WOOLWICH TWP. — Get ready for another spectacular event hosted by the Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Committee. The Annual Locke Avenue FUN DAY is scheduled for Saturday, May 31from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., with a raindate of Sunday, June 1. This all-day carnival promises to offer entertainment for the entire family with a […]


EAST GREENWICH — The East Greenwich Twp. Environmental Commission and Green Team in cooperation with Clean Communities are sponsoring an open shredding event on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Municipal Building 159 Democrat Road, Mickleton. Bring your bags and boxes of paper to be shredded. An experienced operator from DocuVault […]

Letters To The Editor

Thank you Dear Editor of the New Town Press, Thank you for publishing this newspaper on behalf of our local towns.  You publish stories and localized news that is especially meaningful to our families because issues that affect us wouldn’t make the nightly news or newspapers that support the entire county.  It’s important for us […]