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Former Brigantine Police Chief Reed, Charged With Computer Crime

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has charged former Brigantine Police Chief Tim Reed with criminal computer activity. That’s according to court records obtained by BreakingAC. Tim Reed, of Galloway Township, allegedly accessed county emails while he was no longer employed by the Sheriff’s Office. Reed was let go from that job

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Brigantine Short Term Rentals Face Legal Scrutiny? Mortgage, Insurance Fraud?

Some short term rental (STR) owners are underwater. They owe more than their property is worth. To cover growing expenses, some landlords forced to accept sketchy renters with little or no background check. WATCH VIDEO. Some resort to mortgage and insurance fraud. 70% of novice investors buy STR McMansions using

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Brigantine Short-Term Rental Bubble; Zoning, Liability & Financial Foolery

Ventnor and Brigantine keeping close eye on short-term rental activity in their neighborhoods. Both towns have minimal restrictions and limited resources to enforce local STR law. Latest Short Term Rental (STR) Issues: CBS NEWS: Rapid increase in short-term rentals transform neighborhoods. Worries that there is little review of the individual businesses and the

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Short-Term Rentals & Builder Incentives Distort Brigantine Real Estate Market

What’s the realistic value of homes in Margate, Ventnor and Brigantine? Real Estate execs suggest homebuilder incentives and short-term rental mania may have artificially inflated home prices. To boost sagging sales and move properties, builders forced to get creative. One strategy is to ‘buy down’ the mortgage rate. Make it cheaper

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Annual Brigantine Rental, 3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath.

Annual rental now available in Brigantine. This generously sized 3-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom (Jack & Jill style) second-floor residence boasts a private entrance and is situated in a fantastic location offering many amenities. 4 LIGHTHOUSE DR., BRIGANTINE, NJ 08203 Call Sherri Lilienfeld of EXP Realty: (609) 287-1795  More Details: 4 Lighthouse Drive, Brigantine

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Orsted Abandons Whale-Killing Wind Energy Project

They said it couldn’t be stopped but we stopped it. By MICHAEL SHELLENBERGER. For years, the Biden administration, environmentalists, and the wind industry have argued that the building of giant wind turbines along the East Coast was inevitable. Wind energy was already cheaper than fossil fuels, supporters claimed. And President

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Santucci’s Pizza Coming to Brigantine.

Popular Pizza Restaurant, Santucci’s, Coming to Brigantine. Where? 3800 Brigantine Boulevard, site of the long shuttered 7-11 convenience store, vacant since 2015. The Brigantine Planning Board unanimously approved the site plan for Santucci’s. Santucci’s menu includes Italian, salads, wings, apps and more. Opening date not yet announced. We have a

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Did Ventnor Mayor Reveal Brigantine STR Zoning Plan?

Brigantine Planning Board’s Lance Landgraf: Brigantine is really having a problem with it (STR’s). They’ve got a whole core of their community, homes were built for short-term rentals. They have eight bedrooms in them. It’s problematic. Landgraf: Brigantine is leaning towards an ordinance that would designate STR’s as commercial uses.

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O’Donoghue: Bring Back Law Enforcement To Sheriff’s Office

‘Tokyo Joe’ O’Donoghue is a nickname from his youth. His grandfather was the first Japanese American given citizenship in Atlantic County. (Philly.com) O’Donoghue will once again challenge current Atlantic County sheriff, Eric Scheffler on election day, November 7, 2023. Some see this as a match-up between social services and law

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Brigantine’s ONLINE Municipal Monkey Business

Online Communication Glitches. Mismanagement of City assets and resources. Website Confusion. This 8 yr old video provides some insight into whether Brigantine can manage Short-Term Rental challenges. Multiple contradictions by then Brigantine Police Chief Reed whose voice trembles when answering simple questions. Mayor Guenther covers for Reed. Council playing dumb.

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Archive: BRIGANTINE Website & Transparency Mis-management

City of Brigantine has long history of mismanaging city assets and resources. Brigantine especially bad at online communication. Internet security and management. This 9 yr old video provides some insight into whether Brigantine can manage online Short Term Rental challenges. Glitches. Website Confusion. Video from OCT 2014. Multiple contradictions by

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Brigantine Passes Controversial New Short-Term Rental Law

By unanimous vote of 7-0, Mayor Sera and Brigantine City passed a new short-term rental law that will go into effect, Jan 1, 2024. Brigantine Short-Term Rental Ordinance. 22 pages of sometimes confusing language and boilerplate. Enforcement of behavior is the key component of this document. A weak, 2-night rental

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Unpacking Brigantine’s Proposed Short-Term Rental Reform

On Wed night OCT 18, Brigantine City Council will vote on a new set of short-term rental rules. Almost NOBODY likes the plan. But it’s being pushed thru nonetheless. Is Brigantine chasing away families and retirees with 9 bedroom party houses rented for a weekend? To keep party houses to

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Should Realtors disclose Brigantine short-term rental issues with buyers?

Yes, Realtors should disclose Brigantine short-term rental issues with potential buyers. Why? Because poorly run short-term rentals can have a number of negative impacts on neighborhoods, such as increased noise, traffic and parking problems. Short term rentals also reduce the availability of long-term affordable housing. Year round residency declines. Business

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