Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is requiring New Jersey municipalities to accept payments for 2018 property taxes and credit them as received in 2017, so long as they’re postmarked by Dec. 31.

A former volunteer with the Monmouth County SPCA has been charged with stealing a dog from the shelter over the holiday weekend.

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