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  • BPU Approves $2 Million in NJ Clean Energy Program Funding for Microgrid Feasibility Studies

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) furthered the Christie Administration’s priority of improving energy resiliency and the State Energy Master Plan’s (EMP) policies of increasing the use of microgrid technologies and applications for distributed energy resources (DER) by approving approximately $2 million in funding for 13 applications for Town Center Distributed Energy Resource […]

  • DRPA to spend millions on PATCO yard renovation

    The PATCO Hi-Speedline rail yard in Lindenwold will undergo an extensive $36 million rehabilitation that calls for all rails and signals to be replaced for the first time since the transit service began operating nearly 50 years ago. The Delaware River Port Authority, parent company of PATCO, recently approved a contract with Railroad Construction Co. […]

  • AtlantiCare opens new Manahawkin health complex

    A few swipes on an iPad and a scan of your fingerprint – that’s all it will take for an established patient at AtlantiCare to sign in for an appointment, procedure or test at the health provider’s new campus in Manahawkin. The AtlantiCare Health Park Manahawkin Campus opens to the public today after nearly three […]

  • Cape May County Zoo’s beloved Siberian tiger Rocky dies

    Rocky, the Cape May County Zoo’s beloved Siberian Tiger, died on Saturday, officials said.¬†Though Rocky had been cancer-free since early 2015 after three surgeries to remove tumors from his rear right leg and a round of chemotherapy, he began experiencing other health problems in recent months. “Rocky was a rock star and held celebrity status […]

  • Moorestown grant renews hope for Lenola’s ‘rebirth’

    The township has been awarded a nearly $1 million state grant for a streetscape overhaul of the Camden Avenue gateway into Moorestown from its Lenola business district. The Department of Transportation approved $971,500 for a conceptual plan that proposes bike lanes, improved landscaping, new sidewalks and crosswalks, parking and improved lighting on Camden Avenue and […]

  • Long-delayed start at former Pennsauken Mart

    Fifteen years ago, Camden County officials announced controversial plans to demolish a rundown shopping center and replace it with a $65 million ice hockey arena and convention center. But although the Pennsauken Mart fell in 2007, the county’s plans collapsed, too. The site’s slumber is expected to end Wednesday, when a Willingboro firm will host […]

  • Senior living facility on tap for Mount Laurel

    A senior living investment and development firm plans to break ground in July on a 75,000-square-foot senior residential community in Mt. Laurel. Capitol Seniors Housing will start construction on Arbor Terrace Mount Laurel, which will offer assisted living and memory care, and will be located near the corner of Creek and Centerton roads, the company […]

  • CRDA to spend $135,000 to tear down rundown properties in Atlantic City

    The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority will spend $135,000 to tear down four properties located outside the tourism district as the agency and city look to clean up the resort. The state agency approved the resolution during its meeting Tuesday after the city requested the funding for the tearing down of the dilapidated homes. “These are […]