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Talk Around Town: Electric Vehicles

“More communities and residents are making the switch to EVs to reduce our carbon footprint, fight climate change, and create a healthier environment. Increasing access to EV chargers in all communities and helping to bring down the cost of electric vehicles is essential to providing equitable access to clean transportation for all New Jerseyans.” -New

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Talk Around Town: School Security

“After the Columbine school shooting, one of the more significant changes in how we protect students has been the advance of legislation that allows teachers to carry guns at schools. There are two obvious questions: Does letting teachers carry create dangers? Might they deter attackers? Twenty states currently allow teachers and staff to carry guns

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Talk Around Town: Summer Memories

“During the summer of 2019, I went on vacation with my wife to Puerto Rico – it was our first vacation without our kids. A few weeks later, the entire family did our own California adventure. The highlights were the history and restaurants in Old San Juan, Disneyland, and a Dodgers Game.” -Glenn Jansen, social

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Talk Around Town: St. Patrick’s Day

The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh, Jersey Shore, spend much of the Belmar-Lake Como parade season helping to raise funds for the parade by participating in the weekly fundraisers held at local restaurants/pubs, while enjoying the Irish music and fare. The FSOS held their own parade fundraiser on Feb. 26, with the Pat Roddy providing the entertainment. The Friendly Sons expect

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