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COVID-19 pandemic swelled spending on home improvements and DIY repairs

While the US economy shrank by 3.5 percent in 2020, spending on home improvements and repairs grew more than 3 percent, to nearly $420 billion, as households modified living spaces for work, school, and leisure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Improving America’s Housing 2021, a report released by the Harvard Joint Center forContinue reading “COVID-19 pandemic swelled spending on home improvements and DIY repairs”

Attorney General’s Office investigating police-involved road deaths

The Attorney General’s Office is investigating the death of a motorcycle operator who was fatally injured in a June 16 motor vehicle accident, after a Woodbridge Township police officer attempted to stop him on Route 1, and that of a Camden pedestrian who was killed on June 9, when she was struck by a policeContinue reading “Attorney General’s Office investigating police-involved road deaths”

Egg Harbor man admitted he faked a boating accident in 2014 to avoid prosecution

Champion powerboat racer and yacht broker from Egg Harbor Township, who faked his disappearance in a staged boating accident in 2014 to avoid prosecution, has admitted to sending a false distress call to the Coast Guard and submitting fraudulent information for a loan. U.S. Attorney Rachael Honig says 51-year-old Andrew Biddle pleaded guilty Wednesday toContinue reading “Egg Harbor man admitted he faked a boating accident in 2014 to avoid prosecution”

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