Increased Size Of New Electric Poles At Issue In Boro

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro introduced their 2017 municipal budget that will result in a 2 cent increase in the local municipal tax rate. This will mean a $35 increase for residents with an average assessed home in Swedesboro of $172,000. A public hearing for the adoption of the budget will be on Monday, April 17. The […]

Kingsway adopts tentative budget; cuts programs and personnel

WOOLWICH TWP. – Despite the fact that Kingsway Regional’s 2017-18 Tentative Budget adopted on March 16 calls for the elimination of teachers, counselors, administrators, sports programs, and more, a tax increase will still be needed. To close the $2.4 million deficit Lavender said that he has been forced to make difficult choices, but he stated […]

Suspect Arrested in Swedesboro Man’s Murder

WOODBURY – On March 15, The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office announced the arrest of a Paulsboro man in the murder of Swedesboro’s Sylvester “Buttons” Coombs Jr. who was found beaten to death on April 6 in an abandoned trailer in Swedesboro. Malcom D. Tyson, 23, last known address Paulsboro, is being charged with first degree […]

East Greenwich Introduces 2017 Budget: Second Straight Year of Zero Tax Increase

6MICKLETON — The East Greenwich Township Committee introduced their 2017 municipal budget at their meeting on March 20, and for the second year in a row it, contained no tax increase. CFO Kate Coleman listed East Greenwich’s projected surplus at about $1.5 million, a $300,000 increase from 2016. The community had less than $16,000 for […]

Logan Adopts 2017 Budget with Zero Tax Increase

BRIDGEPORT — At their meeting on March 21, the Logan Township Council adopted its 2017 municipal budget, which did not include a tax increase. The budget represented better days for Logan residents, as the average home in the area had seen a $500 tax increase in 2016. The township was hurt badly last year when […]


WOOLWICH TWP. – A Healthy Horse Clinic will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Dorsett Farms in Woolwich Township. Dr. Carey Williams of Rutgers University will be giving the lecture and instructions with live horses on topics such as how to take a horse’s vital statistics and body scoring. […]

School Funding Information: The Scoop

By The Fair Funding Action Committee The Fair Funding Action Committee (FFAC). FFAC is a locally based committee comprised of founding members from Swedesboro, Woolwich, East Greenwich and South Harrison. FFAC is dedicated to taking the action necessary to help fund our local schools properly.  It’s all you hear about lately: school funding. So what […]


CLARKSBORO — Evangelical United Methodist Church will hold their Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 10 and under. Bring baskets and your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Please enjoy a light complimentary breakfast and refreshments and support our Bake Sale. Evangelical Church is located at […]

Little Red Schoolhouse Egg Hunt, April 15

MICKLETON — Annual Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 15 on the grounds of the Quaker Meetinghouse on the corner of Kings Highway and Democrat Road in Mickleton.  Parking is behind the Little Red Schoolhouse. The egg hunt starts promptly at 11 a.m. with the youngest children. Activities in the schoolhouse start at […]

East Greenwich OPEN SHRED EVENT, April 22

MICKLETON — The East Greenwich Twp. Environmental Commission and Green Team are sponsoring an open shredding event on Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the East Greenwich Municipal Building, 159 Democrat Road, Mickleton. Reduce clutter and clean out and purge your personal records. Protect yourself from identity theft while being green. What […]