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WOOLWICH TWP. POLICE ARE RECOGNIZED AT LUNCHEON

August 3, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
WOOLWICH TWP. POLICE ARE RECOGNIZED AT LUNCHEON

 “Aged to Perfection”, a Swedesboro and Woolwich Twp. 55+ group, wanted to show their appreciation to the local police for all of the things they do for the community. A luncheon was held in their honor at Botto’s Restaurant on July 25. The following officers each received a Wawa gift […]

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Roundabout Construction Could Be Completed Sooner Than Expected

July 6, 2017 12:04 am0 comments
Roundabout Construction Could Be Completed Sooner Than Expected

SWEDESBORO — Construction for Swedesboro’s roundabout will be completed significantly ahead of schedule, reported Swedesboro Mayor Tom Fromm. The roundabout’s completion date was intended for early fall but Fromm said the construction “looks just about done.” A new completion date has not been announced, but Fromm feels that it will […]

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Roundabout Detour Causes Traffic Concerns for Swedesboro

June 1, 2017 12:01 am0 comments
Roundabout Detour Causes Traffic Concerns for Swedesboro

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro residents Catherine and Joseph Slusar attended the borough council meeting on May 1 to express concerns with the roundabout construction. “Tankers and gasoline trucks are cutting through Locke Avenue, then taking either Bridgeport Avenue or Mechanic Street,” Catherine Slusar said. Both streets have a four ton limit. […]

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Affordable Housing Seeks Approval in Swedesboro

May 4, 2017 12:07 am0 comments
Affordable Housing Seeks Approval in Swedesboro

SWEDESBORO — The Swedesboro council reviewed a proposal to build over 64-affordable-income homes between Church Street, Water Street, and Raccoon Creek at their April 17 meeting. The developer, Eastern Pacific Developers, LLC, is asking the borough to grant them a 30 year tax abatement for the development. During a discussion […]

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Increased Size Of New Electric Poles At Issue In Boro

April 6, 2017 12:06 am0 comments
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 […]

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Suspect Arrested in Swedesboro Man’s Murder

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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 […]

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