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U.S. Army Corps Beach Replenishment Project to Begin Early Next Year PDF Print E-mail

Toms River to Keep Temporary Dunes in Place. All of the beaches in Ocean County will have their dunes and beaches replenished by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) starting early next year. Toms River Township officials met with members of the Army Corps of Engineers to learn the latest details of the massive $100 million plus project. After going to out to bid for contracts, construction is slated to begin in the late winter or early spring (on or before 3/1/15). Click here for full article

Toms River to Receive $10 Million Essential Services Grant for Sandy Recovery PDF Print E-mail

Under the Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Disaster Recovery Program, the Township of Toms River will receive $10 million from the state and federal governments to fund essential services and offset the loss of tax ratables and other revenue as a result of Superstorm Sandy.

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Mayor to Lead Arctic Expedition PDF Print E-mail

Participants from Toms River have been invited to join scientists, policy makers and other citizens throughout the U.S. and Norway to learn about the realities of climate change. The Institute on Science for Global Policy (ISGP) received a grant from the U.S. Department of State to support the travel of “Working Groups” to Oslo, Norway where the invitees will attend a three-day conference. There, they will learn about the responsibilities involved in participating in a future, week long Arctic Expedition.

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Former Camp Albocondo site to remain Open Space PDF Print E-mail

Toms River and Ocean County make joint purchase. The Ocean County Freeholders have agreed to join Toms River Township in a joint purchase of the former Camp Albocondo site, located off Route 571.

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New Affordable Housing Project to be Built in Toms River
Public officials and special-needs families were on hand at the Project Freedom groundbreaking ceremony for a new rental apartment complex. The Freedom Village at Toms River apartment complex is located at 2215 Massachusetts Avenue and will feature a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom rental apartments, partially funded by Sandy Recovery assistance.

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New Monument Welcomes Visitors to Ocean County PDF Print E-mail

The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation have commissioned a bronze statue to welcome visitors as they arrive in Ocean County and head towards the beach areas. According to Jay Grunin, the new “Welcome to Ocean County” sculpture symbolizes the resiliency of Ocean County residents after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. Grunin said, “We wanted to give something back to a county that has been our home for the last 45 years. Most importantly, we wanted to forge a new image in people’s minds that truly represents what our community stands for; that is family, great recreational offerings, and a people that will rise above adversity regardless of the obstacle.”

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Toms River Animal Control Officers Help Close Down Alleged Puppy Mill PDF Print E-mail

On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Toms River Animal Control officers, with the assistance of the Toms River Police Department, obtained a search warrant to enter the premises at Picture Perfect Pets at 1765 Route 9 in Toms River, NJ. The search warrant was based on an anonymous complaint. Click here for more.

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