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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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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

SWEDESBORO — The SPRING fun continues with Swedesboro-Woolwich Parks and Recreation Committee. The 4th Annual Health, Wellness and Safety Fair (with Summer Camp Connection) will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kingsway Regional High School. This year, watch for Swedesboro and Woolwich Township […]

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Boro Purchases Glen Echo Ave. Creekside Property For New Park

March 2, 2017 12:03 am0 comments
Boro Purchases Glen Echo Ave. Creekside Property For New Park

SWEDESBORO — At their Feb. 6 meeting, the Swedesboro Borough Council announced settlement on a vacant land on Glen Echo Avenue. “We were given the keys – it’s official,” Mayor Thomas Fromm said. The property is just off of Kings Highway along the creek, near Fran Convery’s Auto Body Shop. […]

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Woolwich Township & Swedesboro Community Garden News

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Woolwich Township & Swedesboro Community Garden News

WOOLWICH TWP. — Attention all gardeners!  Woolwich Township has just announced its plans for the 2017 Community Garden season and will be accepting applications during the month of March. Now entering its tenth season, the Community Garden will once again be offered to allow residents of Woolwich Township and Swedesboro […]

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2017 Shredding Events for Swedesboro and Woolwich

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2017 Shredding Events for Swedesboro and Woolwich

SWEDESBORO — Swedesboro and Woolwich Clean Communities Committees are joining forces in 2017 so the residents from both towns will have four opportunities to shred their personal documents. Mark your calendars: April 8, 9 a.m. to noon Swedesboro; July 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Woolwich; Oct. 21, 10 a.m. […]

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Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

February 2, 2017 12:02 am0 comments
Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

WOOLWICH TWP. — The 2017 Calendar year is underway and the Swedesboro Woolwich Parks and Recreation Committee has a wonderful line-up for you! Father-Daughter Dances (for daughters in Swedesboro or Woolwich): Mark your calendars for the 2017 Father Daughter Dances! Pre-K thru 2nd Grade – Saturday, March 11, 4 to […]

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Verizon Wireless to install network nodes

January 5, 2017 12:05 am0 comments
Verizon Wireless to install network nodes

SWEDESBORO – At the meeting on Dec. 5, the Swedesboro officials approved a preliminary plan that would allow Verizon Wireless to install network nodes throughout Swedesboro. Network nodes are antennas that increase data service and reliability for Verizon customers. The nodes are roughly two feet tall and no bigger than […]

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The 2016 Woolwich Community Garden

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The 2016 Woolwich Community Garden

WOOLWICH TWP. — As the eight season of the Woolwich Community Garden draws to an end, they are happy to report that it has continued to get bigger and better. The garden has grown to 40 full plots (20 foot x 30 foot) and 16 half-plots (15 foot x 20 […]

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Swedesboro Council Discusses Fire, 9/11 Memorial and Community Events

December 1, 2016 12:04 am0 comments
Swedesboro Council Discusses Fire, 9/11 Memorial and Community Events

By Jessica Zappasodi SWEDESBORO — At the meeting on Nov. 21, Swedesboro Councilmember Joanne Gahrs reported that a fire had broken out at the entrance of Lake Narration Park on Nov. 14. The 5 a.m. incident was called in to the Woolwich Fire Company that a fire had broken out […]

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