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State Gives Toms River $1 million Beach Replenishment Grant

Toms River will be able to better protect itself from future storms while awaiting for the much-delayed Army Corps of Engineers Beach Replenishment project to be completed, thanks to a $1 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). 

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vacant land where a May, 2014 fire destroyed an office building in downtown Toms River/photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media
vacant land where a May, 2014 fire destroyed an office building in downtown Toms River/photo by Tom Mongelli, Townsquare Media
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Toms River Developer Donating Downtown Park

More than 30 years ago Toms River resident and developer Gary Lotano started decorating the municipal Christmas tree downtown, so it's not surprising he's now donating a temporary park that soon will be built at the corner of Washington and Robbins Streets, where a fire gutted an office building last May.

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Beach buggies that Funtown Pier is bringing to Seaside Park
Beach buggies that Funtown Pier is bringing to Seaside Park (Funtown Pier)
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Seaside Park approves beach buggies

SEASIDE PARK (AP) — Beach buggies are on their way to a New Jersey shore town.

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Category: News, Ocean County News
Police make an arrest at the Highpoint condominium complext
Police make an arrest at the Highpoint condominium complext (Lakewood Scoop)
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Seven arrested in Lakewood crime sweep

Law enforcement agents from the local to federal levels swoop down on a Lakewood apartment complex, rounding up seven people with outstanding criminal warrants.

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Patrolman Adam R. Carey (c) takes his oath (Manchester PD)
Patrolman Adam R. Carey (c) takes his oath (Manchester PD)
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Adam Carey joins Manchester Police Department

The newest patrolman in the Manchester Police Department brings with him a remarkable record of accomplishment in a very short time.

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United Water Toms River
United Water Toms River
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United Water Toms River rate hike hearing Thursday in Berkeley Township

Customers of United Water Toms River (UWTR) who want to weigh in on the company's $5.2 million-dollar rate hike request, now before state regulators, have the chance Thursday, 5:30 PM, at the Berkeley Township Municipal Building.

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An accident on Route 37 at Fischer Boulevard in Toms River
An accident on Route 37 at Fischer Boulevard in Toms River (NJ DOT)
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Unlicensed Driver blamed in Toms River Crash

An unlicensed driver from Lakewood is accused of running a red light on Route 37 in Toms River, striking another vehicle and knocking down a traffic light at the intersection of Routes 37 and Fischer Boulevard Tuesday

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Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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Afternoon Home Invasion in Lakewood Under Investigation

An armed suspect reportedly broke into a Lakewood home on East 4th Street Tuesday afternoon, threatening and holding the owner at knife point, according to The Lakewood Scoop.

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Congressman Tom MacArthur
Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) speaks to homeowners in Bayville on May 26, 2015 (Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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MacArthur Unveils Still More Sandy Legislation

Shore Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-3) is continuing his efforts to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

MacArthur met with homeowners in Bayville on Tuesday to discuss the Disaster Survivors Benefit Clarif

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Townsquare Digital
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Seaside Park armed robbery suspect sought

An alleged strongarm robbery suspect, possibly armed, is the object of a manhunt by Seaside Park police after a confrontation in the borough as Memorial Day drew to a close.

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