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Seagull Motel Evictions, Brigantine Affordable Housing Deal

Brigantine City Council Executive session. The matter of litigation between the City of Brigantine and the operators of the Seagull Motel. Judge signed the order negotiated at the last court proceeding. The order looks like an eviction notice. WATCH VIDEO of Brigantine City Council DEC 19, 2018. Seagull Motel building in Brigantine must be vacated …

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Brigantine Council OK’s More Private Dune Management Requests

Brigantine City Council gave another OK for private homeowners to conduct controversial dune maintenance activities on publicly owned property. Opponents to this environmentally harmful cutting say this is purely a scheme to create water views, for a privileged few. Brigantine Councilman Rick DeLucry has been the consistent NO vote on this issue. Guenther, Sera, Simpson, …

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2019 Brigantine Beach Business & Commerce Guide

Summer 2019 on Brigantine Beach will be here before you know it. If your business relies on effective communication with Brigantine homeowners and visitors, BrigantineNOW can really help with that. Submit below. The FREE Brigantine Business and Commerce Guide. BrigantineNOW reaches over 35,000 readers each month. Filling the void left by failing newspaper and radio, …

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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 2nd home-owner, has a collection of data that suggests many tax assessments are wildly inaccurate. Especially for part-time residents… that pay full-time taxes… and can’t vote. 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 …

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Summer 2019 Flounder Regulations and Size Limit Discussion.

Listen to clips from the latest ‘Shep on Fishing’ radio show. WOND Radio. 12.15.2018 Hear the recreational fishing update concerning summer flounder. Special guest is Adam Nowalski, an advocate for recreational fishermen at the ASMFC, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and MAFMC, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. Difficult to enact so-called ‘slot limits’ … because you need …

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Flounder Stock Plentiful In Brigantine, Atlantic City, Margate.

Reports from the recent ‘Shep on Fishing’ WOND radio show of Dec. 8, 2018: the Summer flounder stock is plentiful and looking fine. Too bad you can’t easily catch a keeper. Recreation harvest estimate…. based on OLD estimates. New data is available, but not being used… yet. Guest: Jeff Brust of NJ Division of Fish and …

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Brigantine Public Employee Salary Chart 2018

The Brigantine Taxpayers Association (BTA) has published the 2018 Brigantine public employee salary chart. Facts about the salaries of public employees are a public record. The BTA presents these facts as a public service to help Brigantine taxpayers evaluate their municipal government’s expenditure of taxes and revenue. Summary: 2018 SALARIES – CITY OF BRIGANTINE MUNICIPAL …

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Former Police Chief, Jim Bennett, Named New Brigantine City Manager

Congrats to former Brigantine Police Chief, Jim Bennett. Unable to stay retired and sit still for a bit, Bennett accepted an offer to be the new, Brigantine City Manager. Jim Bennett has an excellent reputation with decades of service to Brigantine. A great choice. Bennett is a certified public manager. He retired from the Brigantine …

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Condemning Seagull Motel Brigantine. New Owner & Developer Interest.

The Seagull Motel in Brigantine has been targeted for condemnation. Brigantine’s last remaining motel sits on some of the most valuable real estate on the Island. Wikipedia: A property is condemned when a government entity has determined the building is no longer fit to live in. It’s often triggered by a pattern of unsafe housing code violations. No …

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BrigantineNOW, Eyes & Ears for Second Homeowners.

Since 2011, BrigantineNOW has been the #1 source of local Brigantine news and info. Most homeowners, especially 2nd homeowners, appreciate the unfiltered news we provide. Some hate that BrigantineNOW shines much needed light on how this beautiful town is mismanaged. Local Brigantine newspapers ignore critical community news. Dune destruction without DEP approval Public employee over-time …

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Stripers Heat Up Offshore in Brigantine As Surf Fishing Lags

Andy Grossman from RipTide Bait and Tackle in Brigantine reports a school of stripers just moved into Brigantine waters. About 2 miles offshore of Brigantine’s North End. A nice 25 lb striper was caught by Danica Zgalich, while fishing with her father, Paul. Stripers not so active in the surf. That’s likely due to regular dredging …

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Brigantine AirBnB Renter Faces Gun and Drug Charges

Efforts by Brigantine police and detectives, assisted by a tip from vigilant neighbors, lead to the arrest of a 25 yr old Brooklyn man. Joshua J. Vanosten has been charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Vanosten looks to have been renting a house in …

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Army Corp Dredging. Fishing Decline, Clogged Back Bays.

Local Jersey coast fisherman are growing increasingly more angry at the Army Corps of Engineers and the NJ DEP. Dredging and dune building by these 2 agencies is killing fishing and marine life, they claim. Anglers made their feelings known on the recent ‘Shep on Fishing’ radio show. ‘Horrifying. What they do to our natural …

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Fresh Seafood at Crab Shack in Brigantine

The Crab Shack serves up fantastic fresh seafood, available raw to take home and cooked, already prepared for carryout, or if you’re lucky enough to grab one of a very few tables, for dine-in. You know the owners are serious about their food….when they tell you ‘don’t be late’…. when you come in to pick …

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