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Category: Environmental & Nature

Moving past single use: New Jersey’s plastic bag ban goes into effect on May 4th

Cape May approved an ordinance limiting single-use plastic shopping bags two years ago, and the rest of the state is about to catch up. Beginning May 4th, single-use plastic takeout bags and polystyrene foam takeout containers will no longer be provided by retail and grocery stores or food service businesses throughout the state. Single-use paper… Read more »

Butterflies in Cape May

You might say Cape May is a butterfly mecca. In September you might see as many as 100 different kinds of butterflies. Sometimes you have to look real hard to find them, but on this day, our photographer Michelle Bumm found them right before her very eyes as she took a walk along Beach Avenue.