3301 Arctic, the red-brick former auto-service and barbershop building across from Sovereign Ave school, sold for $300,000 at the end of last year. It’s now available to rent and owned by a shell company named for the address and registered to Joseph Rodriguez of Williamstown. (Pictured)
School regionalization studies. The Department of Community Affairs is now accepting grant applications from school districts that want to consider merging with a neighboring district. The deadline to apply is the end of June. The Atlantic County Commissioners moved last month to support Ventnor’s application for the grant funds.
AC schools getting soccer and basketball programs. Atlantic City’s eight middle schools are starting soccer and basketball programs for boys and girls in grades five, six, seven and eight.
New contracts for city work… Atlantic City published a few contracts for upcoming projects this week, including design and manage the planned repaving of Mississippi Ave from Fairmount to Atlantic Aves and Oriental Ave from New Hampshire to Rhode Island Aves, as well as engineering and surveying work for a bikeway on North Carolina Ave (this has been in the works since the city’s 2013 bicycle and pedestrian plan).
Separately, the Ocean Wind Offshore Wind Project applied for a permit to conduct a geotechnical investigation on the outer continental shelf.