Archive for August 21st, 2009

Water costs stabilized: Area towns halt proposed hike

Friday, August 21st, 2009
Water costs stabilized: Area towns halt proposed hike

The Manasquan Users' Group has put a cork in New Jersey American Water Company's $50 million proposed rate hike, according to officials. The rate-increase request, which was filed July 10 with the state Board of Public Utilities, had Shorelands Water Company President Mike Walsh seeking an alliance with various municipalities in the hopes of stabilizing,... »

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Surfers catch a break after a two-week drought

Friday, August 21st, 2009
Surfers catch a break after a two-week drought

Bob Duerr and T.R. Deveney stare silently out at the peaking swells pumping forth onto Manasquan's Inlet Beach. It's 6:35 a.m., clear with a warm baby-soft breeze that casts the comments of the two long-time surfers into the wind as they stand, arms akimbo, judging the crashing breakers just beyond the coastline. »

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