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New Jersey communities are imposing curfews in response to the teen party.

The Toms River Township announced Tuesday that it would increase curfews in Barrier Island beach communities by the end of September.

In a statement, Mayor Marius “Moe” Hill said the administration was responding to complaints from residents of the community about the “uncontrolled behavior of minors during the weekend of Memorial Day” by reinstating a curfew for young people 17 and younger that had been in place for the past two days. Summer

The curfew began on Monday and lasted until September 30. Minors are not allowed to go out with their parents in North Beach and Ortley Beach from 11pm to 5am.

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Exceptions to medical emergencies, travel to and from work, travel for religious or educational work, and private gatherings and travel.

The township said that if a parent or guardian asks them to do so, teens can do work or even legal business.

Thomas River, NJ

Thomas River, NJ
(Toms River Township Government / Facebook)

The 2020 and 2021 announcements did not include Ortley Beach. The 2020 curfew started at 9 pm and the 2021 curfew started at 10 pm

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Violators of the curfew could be charged with disorderly conduct and subject to fines imposed by the Thomas River Municipal Court.

Thomas River Mayor Morris "Moe" Hill is being interviewed by WNBC

Thomas River Mayor Morris “Moe” Hill is being interviewed by WNBC
(Toms River Township Government / Facebook)

“The curfew worked well in 2020 and 2021,” Mayor Hill said in a statement. “We had some turmoil in those seasons, and we don’t want to repeat what happened at Memorial Day Weekend this year. With ‘pop-up’ parties being promoted on social media, we have the authority to keep the peace in our family-friendly beach communities. . “

Crowds ride bikes and walk on boardwalks after the COVID-19 restrictions for Memorial Day weekend were lifted in time on May 25, 2020 in Ocean City, NJ.

Crowds ride bikes and walk on boardwalks after the COVID-19 restrictions for Memorial Day weekend were lifted in time on May 25, 2020 in Ocean City, NJ.
(Reuters / Jessica Corkounis)

Police Chief Mitch Little said the curfew was aimed at addressing destructive behavior on public and private property, including large groups of young people.

“It is our responsibility to maintain the quality of life for everyone in our coastal communities,” he said.

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According to WNBC, the curfew is one hour earlier in Brick Township, New Jersey, and also in Ocean City at 10 p.m.