Entries by Lisa Tilton

Buena Vista Township at a Glance – Community Guide

With about 7,500 residents living in 42.5 square miles, Buena Vista Township is Atlantic County’s sixth largest community in size and 13th largest in population out of 23 municipalities. Founded in 1867, it is home to a large farming community, Buena Vista County Club, Buena Vista Camping Resort, Richland Village, New Kuban Historic Museum, African […]

Brighter Outlook for 2015 in Buena Vista Township

So far, 2015 seems to be shaping up as a good year for Buena Vista Township residents and businesses.  Locally, the Township tax rate has had a second year in a row of a zero increase.  There have been many more business inquiries for possible projects in the Township.  This is very unusual because the […]

Buena Pride Day was Huge Success

Buena Pride Day was held at the Buena Regional High and Middle Scholl on Saturday August 22nd kicking off the new year of students returning to school and sports activities beginning.  The event was a huge success. Buena Pride day included displays, sports scrimmages, auction tickets, tee shirts, tours of the buildings and lunch in […]

BVT Public Works Building Expansion

BVT is applying to the USDA – Rural Development, a Federal Agency, for a low-interest, long-term loan to complete the Public Works Building Expansion Project that was started in 2003.  The remainder of the building dates back to the 1950’s.  It has always been the plan for the Township to build the other half of […]

New Commercial Structure Coming to Richland Village

The blue house next to the Toy Store in Richland Village was damaged by substantial mold problems and will be replaced with a new commercial modular building in the near future. The house has been a number of different businesses over the last 10 years. It was slated for demolition. The demolished blue house was […]

Mayor’s Corner – Richland Village’s Giant Oak In Trouble

Of all the news in the world, a dying tree is probably low on the priority list especially after hearing the evening news on any given day of the week.  The giant 235 year-old white oak tree located in Saw Mill Park is potentially dead but Buena Vista Township is exploring numerous avenues of help […]

Assemblyman Mazzeo to Hold Community Office Hours in Buena Vista Town Hall

Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo to Host Buena Vista “Community Office Hours” (Buena Vista Township, NJ) — Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo will be hosting “Community Office Hours” on Tuesday, August 25th between 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M in Buena Vista Township. Assemblyman Mazzeo started the Community Office Hours program last year to provide residents the opportunity to meet […]

An Open Letter to the Taxpayers of Buena Vista

Our tax bills are late due to circumstances beyond our control.  There is an extended grace period for which you will not be charged interest in paying your 3rd quarter bill. After that grace period, you are subject to interest of 8% on the 1st $1,500.00 and 18% above $1,500.00 (unfortunately, this is state law). […]

AC Re-Employment Initiative: National Emergency Grant

You may qualify for employment training or job placement assistance* if you were laid off from the Revel, Trump Plaza, Show Boat or Trump Taj Mahal casinos in Atlantic City, or if you were laid off from any restaurants or businesses located inside one of these impacted casinos. (Employees who were laid off from the […]

Buena Vista Photo News

BocCone Ristorante Italiano has opened in Richland Village at 1303 Harding Highway (US Route 40).  This new establishment is open 7 days a week offering a lunch and dinner menu.  The restaurant serves fine Italian food at reasonable prices and will be a great new asset to the Richland Village area.  Call 856-457-7360 for additional […]