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Paving project to close portion of Brigantine Boulevard Thursday

Brigantine Boulevard will be closed in both directions from 38th Street to the lighthouse circle beginning 7 a.m. Thursday, March 10.

Dissolution of ACMUA could expose it to bankruptcy, experts say

ATLANTIC CITY — Bringing the water works under city control could expose the utility to bankruptcy or allow an agreement with Atlantic County, among other possibilities, experts and officials said.

Downbeach, Mainland towns preparing municipal budgets

Many eastern Atlantic County towns plan to begin the budget process this month.

Atlantic County maintains strong credit rating

Atlantic County remains in solid financial shape as its bonding rating stayed stable despite having to refund approximately $50 million in tax payments to casinos over the last couple of the years, according to a report issued by Moody’s Investor’s Services.

WATCH S.J. Group IV final LIVE - Atlantic City vs. Cherokee

Watch the South Jersey Group IV boys basketball final between Atlantic City and Cherokee at 6 p.m.

Century-old A.C. restaurant getting all new insides

ATLANTIC CITY — Frank Dougherty was raised in Dock’s Oyster House, the family-owned restaurant that dates to 1897, making it one of the city’s oldest businesses.

Jonas topped Sandy for wastewater treated by ACUA

ATLANTIC CITY — Winter Storm Jonas brought more wastewater than Hurricane Sandy to the Atlantic County Utilities Authority’s Wastewater Treatment Facility.

A.C.'s history paved with businesses that left town

When Hammonton and Folsom officials went to an Atlantic County freeholder meeting to ask for help stopping South Jersey Gas from moving from Folsom to Atlantic City, they spoke about how painful it is to see a longtime corporate partner leave.

Single-use bag debate back on the table in Brigantine

BRIGANTINE — Proponents haven’t given up their goal of reducing plastic bags on the island as a proposed single-use bag fee was back up for discussion by City Council this week. But a two-hour debate led to no resolution.

Brigantine gives veterans free 4x4 beach access

BRIGANTINE — Veterans will be allowed to bring their vehicles on the beach for free this summer.

Brigantine may make veterans' free 4x4 beach access permanent

BRIGANTINE — Veterans may get free access to the beach with their vehicles when council holds a public hearing and final vote on the matter Wednesday.

South Jersey Industries sees decrease in annual report

South Jersey Industries felt the pinch from the Revel energy facility in 2015, an otherwise strong year that saw customer growth in its core South Jersey Gas subsidiary, according to the company’s annual report filed Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Rumors have Brigantine residents concerned about fox traps

BRIGANTINE — What does the fox say?

Icahn companies take ownership of Taj

Carl Icahn’s companies officially own Trump Taj Mahal.

Jason Aldean performs Saturday at Boardwalk Hall

When Mike Kyle told his wife he was taken her to Atlantic City for a long weekend, she thought they would just be going to the casinos and restaurants.

Advertising error leads Brigantine to rebid golf course food contract

BRIGANTINE — City Council rebid a contract for food and beverage concession at the Brigantine Golf Links last week after concerns about improper advertisement.

Atlantic City chefs lend talents to soup program for homeless

The kitchen at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission was a busy place at 8:30 a.m. on a recent Thursday. Chefs, all in white coats, were chopping herbs, sauteing vegetables and mixing ingredients in a 40-gallon mega brazier.

Civil War brewing over jobs in Atlantic County

HAMMONTON — Community leaders in this western Atlantic County town are trying to stop South Jersey Gas from moving its headquarters and 167 workers from Folsom, just a few miles from downtown Hammonton, to the planned $203 million Atlantic City Gateway Project.

Stockton introduces entrepreneurs to lenders

Local entrepreneurs and small business owners have the opportunity to meet one on one with lenders to discuss their availability for a loan.

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