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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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Brigantine Clamps Down On Short Term Rentals and Party Houses

New rules for short term, Brigantine rental properties. Crack down on nuisance properties. Most homeowners were not aware of this major decision. Too bad these types of decisions are being made when most homeowners are away. Brigantine voted YES to a new, updated ordinance targeting short-term rental houses. Are these new Brigantine rental rules too …

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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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Brigantine Councilman Sera Defends Doran Engineering Sloppy Billing & Contracts

Creatively tapping Brigantine public funds. Along the Jersey shore, it’s getting easier to lose track of the growing bucket of new real estate ratables. With so much new money pouring in, thanks to new construction from 2nd homeowners, it opens the door to some creative, often questionable, contracts, invoicing and pay-outs. One such example is …

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2019 Brigantine City Budget Still Features Over-Taxation

The 2019 Brigantine City Council budget discussion featured another year of unnecessary, over-taxation. Watch video. Councilman DeLucry makes auditor Leon Costello….quite nervous. Tax-ratables continue to increase in Brigantine. This happens when you rip down a bungalow, and replace it with a so-called McMansion. With that new, Brigantine construction comes property re-assessment. Close to $30 million …

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2019 Brigantine Public School Employee Salaries

The Brigantine Taxpayers Association just released their latest report on the Brigantine School District. Below are some of the highlights and our interpretation of those details >>> 30% of Brigantine’s property taxes supports the bloated, Brigantine public school system. The City of Brigantine is a Type 1 school district. Not very common in NJ. The …

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Atlantic County Executive Levenson Talks Stockton, Grossman & Trump

The once mighty, South Jersey Republican party is catching hell from it’s own constituents. Good thing we were listening to Anne Baker on WOND radio on the morning of April 2. Listen to clips from the podcast. Atlantic County Exec Denny Levenson went head to head with an assortment of angry callers on WOND Radio, 1400 am. Accusations of …

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NJ Senator Chris Brown: Offshore Wind Farms & Local Taxpayer Burden

Shep on Fishing’s Mike Shepherd and Robin Scott discussed the controversial wind farm project with NJ State Senator, Chris Brown. Offshore New Jersey wind farms: are we jumping into it with limited research? Senator Brown: What is cost to taxpayers? Project could force a rate increase. Listen below to clips from SHEP ON FISHING Podcast 1400am WOND …

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New Brigantine Budget Continues To Over-Tax Residents

The Brigantine Taxpayers Association (BTA) offered their thoughts on the proposed Municipal City Budget. BTA says: The Brigantine City Manager introduced his proposed municipal budget to the City Council on 2/20/19. This is a “working” budget. It’s now subject to Council’s scrutiny, comments and changes. A public hearing and a vote for adoption are scheduled …

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Brigantine Residents Demand Return of Linda Nace to Community Center

Brigantine Council chambers were filled on March 20. Residents wanted to know why Linda Nace was terminated from her position….after 16 successful years. Nace is the highly competent, extremely popular manager of the Brigantine Nutrition program within the Brigantine Community Center on 42nd st. Pleasant. Warm. Reassuring. Patient. Kind. Helpful. Professional. Linda Nace was all …

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2019 Brigantine 4×4 Beach Permits on Sale Now.

Discounted 2019 Brigantine 4×4 permits are still available. February 28 is the last day you can purchase them at the discounted rate of $175. Starting March 1, they will set you back $200. For senior permits (60yrs and older) and permanently disabled persons, the discounted 4×4 permit is $80 and $85 starting March 1. Veterans …

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