The 2023 John T. Goudy Memorial Rescue Races were held in Ventnor on Friday, Aug 18. The best and most fun. 18 beach patrols. Ocean conditions unparalleled this year. The waves were beautiful, powerful and exactly what made this race the best of the season. The Goudy Memorials are simulated
When John Costello was hired as the new Director of Public Works for Brigantine, he was expected to maintain the status quo and enjoy the ride at taxpayers’ expense. Costello instead began an earnest effort to clean up the city, which resulted in an immaculate town filled with delighted residents.
Brigantine Mayor Vince Sera says there’s a real fear among residents that neighbors will convert their home into a short-term rental. No surprise. Brigantine City Hall admits to an embarrassing lack of STR enforcement for years. On August 16, proposed short-term-rental rules were shared with Brigantine residents. Here’s a brief
The Ocean Wind Pro-NJ Grantor Trust has more, taxpayer-funded cash to hand out. So who gets these PRO-WIND grants? One of those who decides as an Ocean Wind Board of Trustee, is Brian Jackson, chief operating officer of Stockton Atlantic City. Jackson helps review and select recipients of the trust’s
Will Brigantine short-term rental reform be in place for the 2024 summer season? Based on the slow-walking of Mayor Sera and no comment from the new city manager, we think that answer is no. Bookings for 2024 already happening. These one-night only, party rentals are surely to be protected via
Via the live ZOOM feed, Brigantine City Council voted YES and raised the salary of their new City Manager from $100k to $150K per year. And let’s not forget that really sweet benefit package that includes health care, pension, longevity pay and other perks. Watch video: AUG 2, 2023 Brigantine
BRIGANTINE slow walking short-term rental reform for the past 6 years. Those 2,000 STR’s represent a booming business for Brigantine City Hall. Yup, you heard right. 2,000 short-term rentals are available in Brigantine. A transition in progress for Brigantine. From a quiet, family town to a weekend party destination featuring
Residents shared short-term rental complaints with members of Brigantine City Hall recently. Short-term rental properties are taking over this once quiet, family oriented community. Short-term rental reform will be discussed at the AUG 2, 2023 Brigantine City Council Meeting at 5pm. Since 2017, short-term rentals, (STR’s) having heavy, negative impact
How much do you really know about wind farms being built off our South Jersey coast? From ProtectOurCoastNJ.com : Project Details Political Concerns Environmental Impacts Visit Protect our Coast NJ Visit DefendBrigantineBeach.org Visit SaveLBI.org Visit Guardians of The East Coast.
The Jersey shore should be on super high alert. There’s something going on with those wind turbines that you have no clue about. During a recent ‘Breuniverse’ podcast, comedian Jim Breuer urged his online audience of 253,000 to wake up before it’s too late. Breuer: If you own homes at the Jersey shore, I
Wind energy company, Atlantic Shores, needs to dig up parts of Atlantic City. Atlantic Shores Wind plans to install miles of underground and underwater, electric transmission lines. Were minority residents of Atlantic City properly informed of this town hall? That question was raised during the Atlantic Shores WIND public hearing,
Dear Brigantine Citizens: The Board and Members of Defend Brigantine Beach Inc. would like to thank everyone who attended or supported our fundraiser on July 15. Thank you, all Brigantine citizens—you made a clear statement that you say NO! to offshore wind! We were also happy to have many residents