POND DREDGING SLATED TO BEGIN TODAY

pomphreys-pondHeavy machinery on-scene at Pomphrey’s Pond yesterday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Something to be filed in the skinny folder labeled “On-Time Promises From Government?”

When a state Department of Environmental Protection rep came to Rumson in July and promised frustrated residents the agency would be back in September to dredge a needed-to-be-dredged pond, it might have been taken as a brush-off.

But the DEP is there, on the exact day local officials said it would be, ready to dredge Pomphrey’s Pond.

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