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Toms River is the county seat for Ocean County, New Jersey.

Toms River Township consists of a town center, Downtown Toms River, and many suburban neighborhoods. The proximity to the River, Bay, and Ocean make it an ideal spot for boaters and summer vacationers.

The 2021 Census revealed that there are close to 90,000 people residing in the Toms River area.

Stay connected to your town through our site and our print newspaper, The Toms River Times, published and distributed weekly.

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Toms River School District Denied Preschool Aid

By Chris Lundy and Bob Vosseller   TOMS RIVER – School District officials had hoped to take a small step toward expanding their preschool program, but...

Banquet Hall Included In Downtown Toms River Redevelopment Plan

  TOMS RIVER - Named as the Conditional Redeveloper by the township, the Capodagli Property Company has provided conceptual renderings for a project it...


Toms River Elks 29th Annual Golf Outing

  TOMS RIVER – The Scholarship Committee is sponsoring their 29th Annual Golf Outing on October 10. Fee of $125 per golfer for a...

32nd Annual Vest-A-Cop

  TOMS RIVER – Join the Toms River Police Department and Toms River PBA for their 32nd Annual Vest a Cop on Washington Street...

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