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School Districts Demand Guenther and ACIT Cease Expansion Plans.

Atlantic County Institute of Technology, ACIT, causing an uproar again. Sending school districts not happy with Superintendent Phil Guenther’s plans to expand the ACIT with little input from surrounding districts. The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District wants Guenther and ACIT to “immediately cease” plans to expand. ACIT Superintendent Phil Guenther is accused of …

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Brigantine Greenhead Politics. A Story That Taxpayers Were Never Told.

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. Read ‘Greenhead Politics’ below. Widespread …

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Can Mayor Simpson Stop Booze-Fueled Chaos at Brigantine Cove?

Over the past 20 years, former Brigantine Mayor, Phil Guenther was too lax. Turned a blind eye on the rampant use of alcohol on the 4×4 beaches of the Cove in Brigantine. The bomb scare letter in early July was the last straw. Watch video from Brigantine City Council meeting of July 21, 2019. Topic: …

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Brigantine Fox Population Decimated by DEP Predator Management Team.

The NJ DEP is killing our Brigantine foxes. An inhumane practice. DEP calls it ‘Predator Management.’ Petition is being circulated. Stop DEP from their inhumane treatment of animals. Some are taking matters into their own hands. They face fines and potential jail time. NJ Dep Director: We can do anything to protect the piping plovers …

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Brigantine House Lifting Seminar

A certified floodplain manager and SJ Hauck Construction will host a free seminar for the residents of Brigantine. There are about 100 houses in Brigantine, that are national flood insurance policyholders. They are classified as ‘Repetitive Loss and Severe Repetitive Loss’ properties. These residents are eligible to lift their homes. FEMA could cover 90 to …

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Did Former Brigantine Mayor Kline, Raid His Construction Company Retirement Fund?

A former Brigantine Mayor / NJ Assemblyman has been accused of stealing employee pension funds. Lawsuit says Ed Kline and members of Kline Construction defrauded 14 union employees. From NewJerseyGlobe.com: Kline, a Brigantine Republican, was elected to the NJ Assembly in 1983 and served until losing re-election in 1989. Kline also served as mayor of …

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Guenther and Brigantine School Board Blasted for Low Test Scores

The two Brigantine public schools will soon be consolidated into one. Pre-k through 8. It’s about time. And what about test scores and teacher performance? Is it a money thing? It already costs taxpayers $28,000 per student for Brigantine schooling. Brigantine is one of the very few ‘Title 1’ school districts in NJ. That’s out …

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Brigantine’s Only Bike Shop Under New Management

All About Bikes was established in 2002 with one mission: to bring a real, high quality bike shop to the Brigantine-Atlantic City area. With the retirement of former shopkeeper, John Johnson, All About Bikes & Wheels is now under new ownership. Tyler Ruffenach is now in charge of biking fun in Brigantine. All About Bikes in …

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Brigantine Plastic Bag Ban Starts June 1, 2019

Starting on June 1, Brigantine will officially ban most plastic bags. After growing pressure from regional green teams, Brigantine City Council has finally decided to join Ventnor and other shore towns in this ban. An effort to rid our streets, beaches, wetlands, parks, ocean and bay of plastic bags. All residents and visitors are reminded …

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Does Brigantine Share Project Plans With Real Estate Agents?

Imagine you just bought a beautiful home in Brigantine. Now imagine, as you peer out your front window, you no longer see water views. Instead, a hulking 20 ft high, industrial water pump is staring back at you. This nightmare is not imaginary. It’s happening now to the residents of Jenkins Parkway in Brigantine. Four, …

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Brigantine Faces Merger or Elimination of School District

New Jersey towns including Margate, Ventnor and Brigantine are facing potential school district merger or elimination. NJ State Senator Steve Sweeney is leading the charge. NJ State Senator Sweeney’s Path to Progress plan. Sweeney: “The goal is to eliminate the administration, put a principal in the school, get rid of the school district, leave a principal, …

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Building Up Brigantine Dune System With Christmas Trees

Soon after Christmas, the Brigantine Department of Public Works encourages residents to drop off their discarded holiday trees to be used to build dunes. A great idea that saves money and the environment. Brigantine has been building Christmas tree dunes for over 25 years. Workers lay the dry trees lengthwise to help catch sand and …

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Where Will Brigantine Place All Those Ugly Pump Stations?

How would you feel if a real estate agent forgot to tell you about a massive pumping station being built right in front of the house you just bought? A new resident of Jenkins Parkway in Brigantine says she’s now living that nightmare. Upwards of 5 water pumping stations will be constructed around the island. …

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