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Eatontown officials consider plans for Monmouth Mall’s redevelopment

EATONTOWN – One potential redevelopment plan that would turn the Monmouth Mall into a mixed-use development has been presented before the Eatontown Borough Council. Representatives of Kushner Companies, the mall’s owner, appeared before the governing body on June 22 to discuss the potential redevelopment of the property at the intersection of Route 35 and Route 36. The redevelopment plan that was presented was referred to as Monmouth Village.
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Tinton Falls joins with Freehold Township in health services agreement

TINTON FALLS – Borough officials in Tinton Falls will begin a new shared services agreement with Freehold Township for public health services in 2023. During a meeting on June 14, members of the Borough Council authorized the execution of a shared services agreement with Freehold Township for the provision of public health services. Under the terms of the agreement, Freehold Township will provide health services to Tinton Falls.

Helping New Jersey towns tackle warehouse sprawl

According to an old adage, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Similarly, one should always “look before you leap.” In essence, plan ahead. That’s exactly the advice being given to New Jersey municipalities to help them deal with an onslaught of warehouse proposals.

Monmouth County News Briefs, June 29

Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is seeking nominations for the Monmouth County Jane G. Clayton Award and for the M. Claire French Award for Leadership in Historic Preservation. Any individual who knows a person or an organization that has gone above and beyond to preserve the history of Monmouth...

Bout Time closes stoutly for first career stakes victory in Goldwood Stakes

OCEANPORT – If trainer Cherie DeVaux had any doubts about whether Bout Time was ready for graded stakes company in four weeks, she no longer does. The 4-year-old filly took advantage of a stalking trip and fast early fractions to record her first career stakes win, rolling to a two-and-one-quarter-length victory in the $100,000 Goldwood Stakes at Monmouth Park on June 25, according to a press release.

Gov. Murphy announces back-to-school sales tax break

Gov. Phil Murphy, state Senate President Nicholas Scutari and state Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced they have reached an agreement on a back-to-school sales tax holiday as a part of New Jersey’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget. According to a press release from Murphy’s office, the sales tax holiday will...

N.J. Department of Agriculture kicks off #JerseyFreshisBEST contest

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher has announced that the #JerseyFreshisBEST social media photo contest is underway. Share photos of Jersey Fresh farmers, farms, markets or produce with the hashtag #JerseyFreshisBEST and make sure to mention the farmer, farm or market name. Using the #JerseyFreshisBEST hashtag on Facebook,...

Monmouth County News Briefs, June 22

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, serving more than 11,000 members in Monmouth and Ocean counties, recently recognized 132 local Girl Scout Juniors who completed the. Girl Scout Bronze Award requirements. The Girl Scout Bronze Award is one of the highest honors awarded to a Girl Scout in the fourth...