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Top 15 Stories in January on Manchester Patch

Manchester residents enraged over 2013 reassessments; drug arrests; and a retrospective on Joe Portash topped the list of this Patch's most popular stories last month

Top 15 Stories in January on Manchester Patch Top 15 Stories in January on Manchester Patch

1. Manchester Residents Enraged Over 2013 Reassessments

Most of the residents in Manchester Township who do not live in senior communities will see an increase in taxes later this year. (More)

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A police report for late December and early January. (More)

3. Driver Critically Injured On Route 70

A driver was critically injured Friday after being involved in a serious accident on Route 70, according to the Lakewood Scoop. (More)

4. Car Overturns On Ridgeway Boulevard

A car reportedly overturned on Ridgeway Boulevard on Jan. 18. (More)

5. UPDATE: Manchester Woman Found

Deborah A. Kelley reportedly walked away from the Fresh Start Group Home in early January. (More)

6. Manchester Has One Of State's Lowest Tax Rates; Highest Bill Increases

Cost of rebuilding after Sandy could affect rates, according to Star-Ledger analysis. (More)

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Deborah A. Kelley reportedly walked away from the Fresh Start Group Home in early January. (More)

8. Whiting Pharmacy Technician Arrested For Stealing Drugs

Michael Weygand had allegedly committed the thefts while working at the CVS in Whiting over the past several months. (More)

9. Shooting At Best Western On Route 70 In Lakewood

Victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. (More)

10. POLL: Should adult and senior communities be open to the public?

Are you bothered by the way senior and adult communities are protected? (More)

11. Manhunt For Lakehurst Suspect Involved In Robbery

Complaints signed for Brian E. Homolovich, 26, whose last known address is Union Avenue in Lakehurst. (More)

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Joseph Stevens of Jackson was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusing to submit to breath testing and driving while suspended. (More)

13. Guide to Making the Call on Elevating Your Manchester Area Property

A post-Sandy Q&A session helped answer some (but not all) questions about what will be required of shore property owners. (More)

14. UPDATE: Man Atop Seaside Heights Roller Coaster In Police Custody

A man who stood atop the wreckage of the water-drenched roller coaster near the Casino Pier in Seaside Heights Tuesday is now in police custody. (More)

15. PORTASH: How New Jersey's Most Crooked Politician Was Finally Caught

Journalist Thomas Peele recalls how he began his career, connecting the handling of Pine Lake Park's water problems to a corrupt Manchester government run by Joseph Portash. (More)

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