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Rep. Tom MacArthur in his Ocean County District Office (Townsquare Media)
Rep. Tom MacArthur in his Ocean County District Office (Townsquare Media)
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MacArthur Draws A Crowd to New District Office

Before furniture delivery is even completed and before the potted palms are scattered around, Representative Tom MacArthur's (R-3) Ocean County district office was a constituent magnet at today's grand opening.

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Brick Police and rescue vehicles
Brick Police and rescue vehicles (Brick Police)
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Body found in Brick Township stream

A Brick Township man's lifeless remains, found in a stream near his home this morning is the subject of a probe by Ocean County investigators.

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Ocean County Justice Complex (Townsquare Media NJ)
Ocean County Justice Complex (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Owners and Renters Can Learn The Laws in Toms River

The relationship between a property owner and a tenant can be long and harmonious - or short and acrid. Each has rights, and each has responsibilities. A March 20 workshop in Toms River is designed to clearly explain both.

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Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin (R)
Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin (R) (NJ's 10th Legislative District website)
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From Toms River to Trenton: Assemblyman Greg McGuckin

Like all of his colleagues, Shore Assemblyman Greg McGuckin (R-10) will be up for re-election in November.

Assemblyman McGuckin appeared on the March 11 edition of "Townsquare Tonight" on WOBM-AM 1160/1310

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Ocean County Freeholder Director John Bartlett (Townsquare Media)
Ocean County Freeholder Director John Bartlett (Townsquare Media)
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Ocean County 2015 Draft Budget – Not a Tax Bite, More of a Nibble

The budget that Ocean County officials expect to employ in 2015 doesn't look as fat as the previous one. The tax rate in the draft plan still rises 9/10 of a cent. And in both instances, say members of the Board of Freeholders, it's a good sign.

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Townsquare Digital
Townsquare Digital
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Roof Leak Prompts Day Care Evacuation in Brick

Fifty children and operators of the Smarty Pants Day Care center in Brick Township were evacuated safely this morning, but they won't be meeting there again until waterlogged electrical fixtures in the ceiling are repaired.

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Toms River Considers Anti-Tethering Ordinance

Animal rights activists have asked the Toms River Council to consider adopting an ordinance that would set out clear rules for how dogs can be restrained outside.

Louise O'Brien says the current laws on the books in most New Jersey towns just don't get the job done

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Credit: iStock
Credit: iStock
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Offshore Drilling Hearing Set

Shore lawmakers and environmental activists are getting their wish when it comes to the controversial plan to allow offshore oil drilling off the Atlantic coast.

Well, part of it, anyway.

Federal officials have announced a public hearing on the plan to be held i

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Route 530, Berkeley Township, March 5, 2015 (Dianne DeOliveira, Townsquare Media)
Route 530, Berkeley Township, March 5, 2015 (Dianne DeOliveira, Townsquare Media)
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There’s “Snow” More Money

If winter weather takes another swipe at Berkeley Township in 2015, there's "snow" more money to clean it up.

Mayor Carmen Amato, Jr., says the township is already over its snow removal budget by $7,000 for the year

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Scene of seven-car crash in Manchester, March 10, 2015 (Manchester PD)
Scene of seven-car crash in Manchester, March 10, 2015 (Manchester PD)
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Three Hurt, One Hospitalized, in Manchester 7-Car Crash

A Manchester 69-year-old was rushed into trauma care in the aftermath of today's grisly seven-car crash on Route 37 in the township.

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