FORT MONMOUTH - After much wrangling, debate and consternation on the part of some of the stakeholders, Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Tuesday establishing the implementation authority that will shepherd the redevelopment process for Fort Monmouth.
MIDDLETOWN - For residents of Shadow Lake Village, a sprawling age restricted community in the River Plaza section of the township, one of the advantages of living there is its proximity to Shadow Lake.
RED BANK - It is a busy time for Marcie Kessler, who owns DoubleTake, a high end consignment shop in Essex County, as she plans to open her new Red Bank location as well as other two other sites, all in the coming weeks.
MIDDLETOWN - Members of the township committee adopted a resolution, sponsored by Mayor Gerard Scharfenberger, calling for Middletown to support legislation that would remove education funding from property taxes.
MONMOUTH BEACH - The Borough Commission took the contractor for its streets program up on the company's offer to do three more jobs for what Edward Broberg, of T&M Associates, the borough's engineer, said was a good deal.