Coast Guard Rescue & Brigantine Beach Recovery of Vessel. SEE PICS >>

The Coast Guard helped two boaters trying to tow a sail boat into Absecon Inlet, between Brigantine & AC. Coast Guard Station Atlantic City responded and saw a man aboard the 19-foot boat had been towing his sailboat. A large wave broke over the sailboat's stern. The two boaters were not injured. The vessel was plucked from the surf and hauled away. … [Read more...]

Mayor Questioned by Taxpayers Association, Predicts Very Good YouTube Clip. WATCH VIDEO >>

In the prophetic words of Mayor Phil Guenther, the Brigantine City Council meeting of October 15, 2014 did contain what he predicted would be, “a very good YouTube clip.” Unfortunately, the portion of the meeting to which he was referring did not pertain to the over-inflated city payroll, the golf course or flood damage prevention. Instead, it showed a very revealing … [Read more...]

CANDIDATES FORUM

Finally. Brigantine will have a candidates forum moderated by an impartial 3rd party. On Saturday, October 25, from 10 til noon inside the Community Center, City Council candidates will take questions from concerned citizens, taxpayers and local business owners. This 'not to be missed' event is sponsored by the Brigantine Taxpayers Association and will be moderated by the … [Read more...]

Brigantine Belittles Bulkheads? Watch Video >>

From the Brigantine City Council meeting, OCT 15, 2014. Brigantine bulkhead questions for Mayor Guenther and city engineer; Ed Stinson. Public Safety vs Public Interest. Better to raise houses or plug the leaks? Should the city monitor the bulkheads every so often, or should neighbors rat each other out? City will throw some big bucks at this issue soon, and the … [Read more...]

Golf Course Meeting Postponed Due to Brigantine City Clerk Error

According to the Beachcomber News, CITY COUNCIL on OCT 15 had public commenting on the municipal golf course and the two proposals received after the city requested RFPs for firms to lease the course for a 24-year period. The golf course has been a hot political button primarily because of the loss in revenues (from a high of $2 million-plus in 2007 to a low of $904,000 in … [Read more...]