Mayor & Brigantine School Board Shrug at Low District Scores

Fulfilling a public school's purpose. Who's accountable? On January 9, 2015, the Brigantine Taxpayers Association shared the 2014-15 salaries of the Brigantine Public School Employees. As of 11/2014, there were 132 listed employees with a student body of 683 in Brigantine. Now, we present the 2014 results by students in Brigantine’s elementary and middle schools on a … [Read more...]

Plans to Boost Support of Brigantine Hockey League

Over the years, Brigantine Hockey League president Paul Kabala & partner/coach Chris Howe have seen donations to this popular sports league steadily decline. No matter how many out-of-town Beef-n-Beers, phone calls, visits to local business, or t-shirt sales they could muster, charitable giving for Brigantine’s Hockey League is way down. What gives? This … [Read more...]

Brigantine School District Loses Vote in Atlantic City System

Brigantine School District no longer has voting rights for their part in the Atlantic City School system. (see here) As a ‘sending district’, Brigantine taxpayers contribute approx. $20,000 for every Brigantine student sent to AC high. According to Superintendent Brian Pruitt, Brigantine sends 170 kids to AC High, which means Brig taxpayers pony up about $3.4 million … [Read more...]

Brigantine Hires Medical Director

According to the Beachcomber newspaper, Brigantine Fire Chief / Real Estate agent; Alan Weidner, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Ken Lavelle as Medical Director for the Brigantine Fire and EMS Department. This announcement came as a surprise to many on the island: the Medical Director position was never publicly discussed by council or city management. Details … [Read more...]

Manager Stinson’s Brigantine Police and Fire Contracts

Still no word on negotiations regarding long expired Brigantine public safety contracts. The firefighter contract expired DEC. 31, 2013. The police contract expired DEC. 31, 2012. Democratic majority of past 2 years unable to put this to bed. Mayor still tight-lipped about negotiations, and still no word from Brigantine firefighter union leader: Captain Tiger Platt of … [Read more...]

Latest News from City Council: JAN 21

Walking papers were handed to city manager Jennifer Blumenthal, in order to make way for City Engineer Ed Stinson….to step into that role, effective Jan. 22. Who will take over role as City Engineer? Do we even need one? Will Stinson play dual roles? New Republican majority on council removes Bowman and Company as city auditor. Mayor prefers previous auditor, Ford-Scott … [Read more...]

Brigantine BUZZ > JAN 21

Today (Wed) JAN 21 at 4:30p, Karen Bew to be sworn in as temporary 1st ward councilperson. This will give Brig GOP the majority. At 5p, an executive session will be held. ACTION WILL BE TAKEN. Could we see City Manager; Jennifer Blumenthal, get replaced by City Engineer Ed Stinson by 6pm tonight? City to jack up fees for vendors at Brigantine Farmers Market. Last year: … [Read more...]

Foodie Alert. Favorite Brigantine & AC Restaurants. Dinners for $19 or Less

Atlantic City Alliance: AC is a foodie town but it’s also budget friendly with gourmet bites that won’t break the bank. BrigantineNOW would like to add our #1 favorite..., Bella Luna. 9th & Brigantine Ave. Could be the best pizza on Brigantine Beach. We kid you not. Prefer Mexican? Bella Luna has authentic Mexican specialties that will impress. According to the … [Read more...]

Brigantine BUZZ Jan 19, 2015

Did builder/developer Mike Snyder transfer ownership of former Steak 38 to his partner in order to get it open for Summer 2015? We hope so. Cellar 32 still paying down note & non-compete still in effect with Snyder. Karen Bew to be sworn in as temp 1st ward council person on JAN. 21. Bew may fight to keep that seat in NOV 2015 as another election will be held for … [Read more...]

Yearly Rental. Across From Beach. $1,250.

YEARLY RENTAL 109 W. Brigantine Ave. Call Janice. 215-896-8246 Gas heat included. Easy commute to Atlantic City. Great Location - Unfurnished, Gas Heat Included - New Carpet to be Installed - 3br/1 bath. 1st Floor - Patio, Vinyl Tilt-In Windows - Private Off-Street Parking - Laundry Room with Washer & Dryer - Outside Shower for those messy beach days - … [Read more...]

Brigantine Beach Block For Sale $359,000

200 4th Street North, Brigantine3br 2.5 bath- 1,588 sq ftCall Pearl☎ 609-947-2431  FOR SALE: $359,000 Beach Block Gorgeous Beach Block Shore Home with Great Ocean Views, only steps to Beach. Priced to Sell...Asking $359,000, Low Taxes, 3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathrooms, End Unit, No Condo Fees.***Newer Central Air Conditioner, Hot Water Heater, Vinyl Siding, … [Read more...]