Council TONITE. Part-Timers Cut-Off. Golf Course Vote Webcast

Will Brigantine City Council pull the trigger on a major decision tonight at 6p inside City Hall. Will Ron Jaworski Golf be contracted to turn around our money-losing Brigantine Golf Links? Unfortunately, part-time residents will need to travel to Brigantine to participate in this critical debate. Outgoing city manager; Jennifer Blumenthal, city webmaster & Police … [Read more...]

Brigantine Points of Interest

Brigantine Lighthouse - Constructed by the Island Development Real Estate Company in 1926 as part of an effort to attract residents to the island, the structure was too far from shore and too low to be used as a functioning lighthouse and has been used over the years as headquarters for the Brigantine Police Department, as a museum and as a gift shop, in addition to be a … [Read more...]

Reader Feedback: Thinking Big for Atlantic City

Letter to the Editor >> Let’s re-create Atlantic City during its pre-casino heyday, when families dressed to the nines as they strolled along the boardwalk. We could build a large theme park resembling our fair city in the early to mid-20th century, partially enclosed by a retractable dome over the central shopping area for colder months, beginning at the inlet … [Read more...]

Brigantine City Council Meeting Summary: Dec. 3, 2014

Dune Discount. Strike two for the Pratt property at 406 23rd Street South. Mayor Guenther has tried to get a property tax reduction for Gail Pratt, the Brigantine beachfront homeowner who was reported to have received a development waiver that allowed Pratt to construct a patio that crosses well over the construction borderline. Guenther is lobbying to get Pratt's … [Read more...]

Brigantine Polar Bear Plunge Set for New Year’s Day

News Year’s Day is known for Brigantine’s biggest party – the annual Polar Bear Plunge. Last year more than 9,000 people attended. They cheered on an estimated 1,200 swimmers who took the plunge to raise money for the Fisher House Foundation, which provides free or low-cost lodging to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers. This … [Read more...]

Farmers Market 2015 To Enjoy Longer Season

The 2015 edition of the Brigantine Farmers market will be discussed at tonight's City Council Meeting. Councilwoman Lisa McClay will present early plans for next year's weekly gathering of vendors. By popular demand, the market is looking to expand it's schedule. If agreed upon, the open air event will happen every Saturday morning from 8:30a-noon, May 23 through Sept … [Read more...]

Dune Discount; Brigantine Considers Early Tax Appeal & Refund

Tonight (12/3) at City Hall, Brigantine City Council will consider lowering taxes for one lucky beachfront homeowner. Mayor Guenther wants property value of 406 23rd Street South reduced by $384,000, and a refund issued for $6,554.88. Even though the appeal deadline has passed, a resolution is included on tonight's agenda. All other Brigantine residents looking for a tax … [Read more...]

Sweeney: Blocked Offshore Energy Project Kills AC Area Jobs

To the editor from Steve Sweeney, President, New Jersey Senate. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities last week decided again to block a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City. The wind project off the coast of Atlantic City should be under construction by now, pumping money into the local economy. This project is not only great for the environment, but … [Read more...]

Brigantine Schools Consider Shared Services with AC & Ventnor

Brigantine school district superintendent Brian Pruitt, and other executive leadership from the Brigantine school district will meet with representatives from the Ventnor and Atlantic City schools to discuss ways to save taxpayers money. According to the Downbeach Current, Ventnor school board President James E. Pacanowski said a meeting date has been set to discuss … [Read more...]