Swedesboro Council Purchases Properties For Parking

SWEDESBORO – The Borough of Swedesboro has purchased two properties on Second Street to help alleviate an upcoming shortage of main street parking due to the construction of a commercial and residential complex on Kings Highway next to The Red Hen. This open lot is currently being used as general parking for the town. The […]

PILOT program tax plan approved by Woolwich for Nike Base site

WOOLWICH TWP. – A 30 year scaled tax plan, known as a PILOT program, has been granted by the Woolwich Township Committee for the former Nike Base property fronting on Paulsboro Road. According to Woolwich Township Clerk, Jane DiBella, a PILOT plan is a negotiated and graduated scale of tax payments to be made. She […]

No increase in East Greenwich municipal taxes this year

EAST GREENWICH TWP. – The committee meeting for East Greenwich Township held on May 23 announced the township budget for 2023 would include no municipal tax increase for the eighth year in a row. From 2022 to 2023, the township faced a $500,000 increase in costs on the $11 million budget. Despite this, Mayor Dale […]

Township asks for extension of agreement to repair Oliphant dam

ABOVE is a picture of the original damage to the Oliphant Mill Road dam from a rainstorm in 2020. WOOLWICH TWP. – The Woolwich Township Committee has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to extend a deadline for the solution to the Oliphant dam washout so that all permitting, agreement and contracts can be […]

June Names in the News

Ryan Elliott of Mickleton, has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University School of Education. The award is given to students who perform at a superior level in their coursework.

Saying good bye and good luck

For those of you looking to read this column each month, I am happy to say that our writer, Audrey Pachuta, will be graduating high school this June and will be attending the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in the fall.I will miss reading, from a student’s point of view, things happening in […]


AGED TO PERFECTION: If you are over 55 years of age and reside in Woolwich or Swedesboro, join us. We are an active senior group enjoying common interests, games and outings. Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. at the Woolwich Township Municipal Building. New members are welcome. […]


LOGAN TWP.  — There’s a new festival coming to the area, and it promises to have something for everyone. The Christiana Foundation Inc., a Swedesboro based nonprofit organization, will produce Fall Fest, a two-day festival this Oct. 14 and 15 at Dream Park in Logan Twp. Fall Fest will have arts and crafts exhibitors, live […]

Gloucester County Library System June Happenings

Registration requested for all programs at www.gcls.org/calendar  or call the individual branch. Please be sure to check the GCLS website for program changes. If you have questions, do not hesitate to call the main branch library at 856-223-6050. GCLS Mullica Hill Library 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill 856-223-6050 Adult Programs How Hate Crimes Laws […]