The Incredible Growth of Swedesboro

SWEDESBORO — This year has proven to be a phenomenal beginning for the Swedesboro business owners. Swedesboro has been in the spotlight with new businesses opening every month. This year alone, nine new businesses have opened their doors successfully and are continuing to thrive. The most recent celebration was an addition to a staple of […]

Archer Touts New Businesses Coming to East Greenwich

MICKLETON– At the East Greenwich Township Committee meeting on July 12, Mayor Dale Archer spoke about several new businesses that will be opening in the community in the Whiskey Mill Project, located at Whiskey Mill and Berkeley Roads in Clarksboro. The newest small business to open in the Village is the Cinder Bar, a restaurant […]

Swedesboro Discusses Speeding Traffic, Police Bike Patrols

SWEDESBORO– — At their meeting on July 18, the Swedesboro Council discussed community public safety matters with Woolwich Police Department Patrolman Stephen Spithaler. Councilmember Sam Casella expressed concerns about speeding Amazon trucks through Swedesboro. Casella claimed that Amazon trucks had been speeding down Locke Avenue and Guest Avenue. Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm said he’d seen […]

Logan Authorizes Speed Limit for Cedar Swamp Road

BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on July 19, the Logan Township Council introduced an ordinance on its first reading that would establish a speed limit of 35 mph on Cedar Swamp Road. There had previously been no limit set for the road. Logan Township Police Chief Robert Leash noted that his department had received numerous […]

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Message In A Bottle Update

The writer of the mysterious letter in a bottle found floating in the Raccoon Creek has been discovered. The note was written by Arianna Cannon, now 10, of Logan Township. Her mother, Tana Cannon, said that her daughter put the bottles in the creek the day they moved into the area in September 2015. The […]

Mullica Hill Kicks Off Fall Activities

MULLICA HILL – The Mullica Hill Merchants Association will kick off Fall with their annual Antique Auto Show, popular Concert On The Hill, and Rode’s BBQ on Sept. 10. The morning will feature the third annual Antique Auto Show. The show will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the parking lot behind Amazing […]

Service Location Change for Evangelical UM Beginning Aug. 21

CLARKSBORO — The Evangelical United Methodist Church is going to begin modifications to their elevator. The old one is being taken out, the opening is being enlarged and a new elevator will be put in. On Sunday, Aug. 21, the Church will begin holding their Sunday Worship Service at 9 a.m. outside in the garage […]

Flora and Fauna Photo Contest Now Underway

WOOLWICH TWP. – Keep your cameras focused because the next New Town Press Photo Contests is under way. The theme of this contest is “Flora and Fauna”. Original pictures taken of animals and plants are being accepted. Photographs should be a minimum of 300 dpi and emailed in a jpg format to Please attach […]