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Toms River Scores High on State’s Best Practices Checklist PDF Print E-mail

 

The Township scored an “A” on the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Best Practices survey this year, answering 45 out of 50 questions affirmatively.

The program requires mayors, town administrators and chief financial officers to respond to a questionnaire consisting of 50 yes or no questions related to best practices. It measures six areas of local government and covers a range of issues including finances, administration, personnel, public safety, utilities and others. Click here for more.

 
CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $2.1 MILLION GRANT PROGRAM TO ASSIST SMALL FISHING BUSINESSES WITH SANDY-RELATED COSTS AND DAMAGES PDF Print E-mail

Commissioner Bob Martin today announced that the Department of Environmental Protection is making more than $2 million in grants available to certain fishing-related businesses that were affected by Superstorm Sandy.

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NOTICE CONCERNING BEACH BUGGY PERMITS PDF Print E-mail

Beach Buggy Permits shall not be issued in 2014 as reconstruction of the beach and dunes continues.

 
Toms River Employee Named Columbus Day Parade Grand Marshal PDF Print E-mail

The Ocean County Columbus Day Parade Committee has chosen Robert J. DiBiase of Toms River to be the Grand Marshal for the upcoming Parade and Italian Festival.
Held in Seaside Heights, the three-day Italian Festival Weekend starts Friday night, October 10th and ends on Sunday at 8pm, with the Parade occurring on Sunday, October 12th at 1 pm.
"The Parade has become one of the most popular in the State and is the highlight of the three-day Italian Festival," stated Parade Chairman Michael Blandina. Click here for more.

 
27 Washington Street Demolition Schedule PDF Print E-mail

Demolition to begin on fire-damaged buildings in Downtown Toms River: Robbins St. to close this weekend and motorists are urged to avoid Washington Street.

The demolition of fire-damaged buildings on Robbins and Washington Streets will begin on Friday, October 3rd at 8 am. According to construction officials at Town Hall, demolition permits were issued and work is scheduled to begin Friday and continue through next week.

 

Friday, October 3rd - Expect traffic congestion along Washington Street

 

Saturday, October 4th- Robbins St. will be closed from Washington St. to the alleyway by the firehouse. Cones will be set up at Wilsey Way to deter traffic from coming up to the construction zone.

 

Sunday, October 5th - Robbins St. will be closed from Washington St. to the alleyway by the firehouse. Cones will be set up at Wilsey Way to deter traffic from coming up to the construction zone.

 

Monday, October 6th- Depending on progress, Robbins St. may be reopened to vehicle traffic, with just the shoulder closed to be able to load trucks.

 

Saturday and Sunday demolition will take place between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm, using heavy equipment. Robbins Street will be closed off to regular traffic, but Toms River Fire Company #1 will have full access as needed.

 
Free RREM Housing Assistance Seminar PDF Print E-mail

To further assist residents with questions about the RREM Program (Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation), staff from the NJ Division of Community Affairs will host a free RREM Housing Assistance Seminar on Wednesday, October 8th, from 4-7 pm in the Toms River Council Meeting Room, 33 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ.

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Mayor Kelaher on Comcast Newsmakers: Sandy Recovery Update PDF Print E-mail
 
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