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NJ Gov. Murphy To Deploy ‘Shared Services Czar’ as Taxpayers Rejoice.

Why are people leaving the State of New Jersey? Plenty of greenery, a wonderful coastline, great location. What’s not to like? Read my lips. Taxes. Cronyism. Corruption. Bloat. Waste. Gov. Murphy says he wants to make local governments more efficient in NJ, a state with the nation’s highest property taxes. How would Murphy accomplish that? …

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2018 Summer Flounder and Sea Bass Regulations

Summer fishing 2018. Below are options for fluke (summer flounder) and sea bass that the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council will consider at their next meeting on 4/5/18. 5p at Bay Av. Community Center, 775 East Bay Av., Manahawkin, NJ. According to the Jersey Coast Anglers Association, a top priority is to close the gap …

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Could Rick Delucry Become The Next Mayor of Brigantine?

Lifelong resident and veteran Council member for the past 7 years, Rick Delucry, is finally running for Mayor of Brigantine. Delucry will battle Councilman Andy Simpson in the upcoming November election, both looking to fill the seat of exiting Mayor, Phil Guenther. Delucry, arguably one of the more able and respected members of Council, is …

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NJ DEP Admits to Shooting The Brigantine Red Fox

Our beloved Brigantine red fox has been mysteriously disappearing. Whats going on? Over the past few years, many have noticed a dramatic decrease in fox sightings in Brigantine. What gives? Are these foxes being killed, trapped or shot dead? Is the State of NJ involved? That answer is ‘all of the above.’ NJ DEP claims Brigantine …

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Who Owns Most Property Along South Jersey Shore?

Who owns the most South Jersey shore real estate? It’s those from Philadelphia and its suburbs, who own the majority of seashore property. That’s according to a recent report at Philly.com. Philly Area Residents Dominate Jersey Shore Home-Ownership Of course… this report fired up the comments section. Many went overboard and their rants were promptly deleted. …

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Chief Bennett To Retire from Brigantine Police Department

We’ll admit it. Not happy that Brigantine Police Chief, Jim Bennett, is retiring. For years, we scratched our head wondering why the heck Jim never got the top slot….sooner. But, Bennett served Brigantine well. He put his time in. Bennett is one of the most respected, most professional Police Chief, the island of Brigantine has …

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DEP Dog & Pony Show. Brigantine Angry at Northend Beach Take-over

Brigantine residents want their north end beaches back. Hundreds were out in force to question representatives of the DEP & State of NJ on Tuesday night, at North School. Residents are not happy about the State effectively locking down most of these fishing friendly, north-end beaches. Why the State take-over? To protect the ‘Piping Plover’ …

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Yianni Siganos: Growing Olives Trees & Successful Eateries in Ocean City & Brigantine

When does this guy sleep? Yianni Siganos has his hands full with a growing group of popular restaurants in both Ocean City and Brigantine. Yianni’s Cafe for Breakfast. Best of BrigantineNOW. Siganos grew up on the Greek island of Crete. As a kid, one of Yianni’s first jobs was to plant olive seedlings on his family …

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Mayor & City Manager Under Fire for Longevity Payments

Salary ordinance stuff. Public employee unions. Another money grab outta the deep pockets of 2nd home-owners. As you may know, back in 2013, Brigantine City Council voted to STOP doling out longevity payments. These are payments given to employees…for just showing up to work. Yup. Brigantine taxpayers still foot the bill for lawsuits, longevity pay, …

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Tough Love for Brigantine: Schools, Business and Real Estate Trends in 2018.

Brigantine Taxpayers Association (BTA) has penned another open letter to the residents of Brigantine. The BTA asked: What’s Ahead for Brigantine? Let’s take a look at some of the current trends in Brigantine, as influenced by the BTA’s recent letter. The residential population of Brigantine is in steady decline. In 2000, Brig had a population …

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Brigantine Property Taxes & Appeal Process Questioned by 2nd Homeowners

Ron Main, a Brigantine property owner, has a growing collection of data that suggests many tax assessments are wildly inaccurate. For the past few months, he has made his case to Brigantine’s City Council, who have largely scoffed at his findings. WATCH VIDEO. Mr. Main sent some of his findings to the State of New …

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Brigantine Loses City Manager Stinson, Escapes to Ventnor as DPW Chief.

As reported last week…. the City Manager of Brigantine, Ed Stinson…..has successfully escaped the infamous, Brigantine City Hall. Mr. Stinson will soon become the next Superintendent of Public Works and City Engineer for the City of  VENTNOR. Ed will begin his position on March 19th prior to the retirement of current Ventnor Superintendent of SPW, …

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Brigantine Mayor Fights Back Against North End Takeover By State

Every so often, we’re pleasantly surprised by Brigantine Mayor, Phil Guenther. While residents, especially 2nd homeowners, hate Guenther’s control of Brigantine, it’s nice to see him push back against the Northend beach takeover by the un-elected…. NJ DEP, Dept. of Environmental Protection. NJ Gov Phil Murphy recently replaced ‘Evil Bob’ Martin as head of the NJ …

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Brigantine Links Golf Mortgage Paid Off, But Questions Remain.

It’s official, the City of Brigantine finally owns the Links Golf Course. Built in 1927, the Scottish style 18 hole golf course was originally known as the Brigantine Country Club. In 1989, the course was sold and the name was changed to the Brigantine Golf Links. In 2002, City Council voted to purchase the property for …

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