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Students in the Toms River Regional school district thank their local police officers. (Photo: TRRS)

Toms River Schools Host ‘True Blue Monday’ to Support Law Enforcement

Monday's skies may have been cloudy, but in Toms River, it was a "true blue" day for students. The school district hosted events across town...
Toms River MUA Building (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Democrats Angered After Toms River GOP Boss Lands Six-Figure MUA Post

The next leader of the Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority will be one of the township's most prominent Republican party figures, Shorebeat has learned...
Bradley Bilhimer and Joseph Coronato. (File/Shorebeat Photos)

Murphy Nominates Toms River Attorney as New Ocean County Prosecutor

Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday nominated a Toms River criminal defense attorney as the next Ocean County prosecutor, replacing Joseph D. Coronato, who was...
Offshore wind turbine. (Photo: Harald Pettersen/Statoil)

N.J. to Consider Offshore Wind Farms The Same Day Oyster Creek Shuts Down

The Oyster Creek Generating Station in Lacey Township, the oldest operating nuclear energy plant in the United States, will close for good Monday. Simultaneous...
Forked River Mountains (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Ocean County to Buy, Preserve ‘Forked River Mountains’ for $15M

A challenge conquered by many a hiker – and those with a well-handling four wheel drive vehicle – will be preserved for generations to...
A car damaged in a pedestrian crash Sept. 11, 2018. (Photo: TRPD)

TRPD: Pedestrian Stepped Into Lane of Traffic on Route 9

Toms River police say a township man walked into a lane of traffic on Route 9 earlier this week and was hit by a...
The long dune line in Ortley Beach after the Sept. 10, 2018 coastal storm. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Ortley Beach Well-Protected During Nor’Easter: Here’s the Huge Difference

The years of common nor'easters sending a chill down the spine of Ortley Beach residents may be just about over. The neighborhoods new dunes –...
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