Posted on: March 2, 2017

Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards Dinner

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The Burlington County Freeholders announced the winners of the Annual Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards.

The winners have been chosen from several areas of exceptional service. In addition to the awards being presented, three local students wil...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Evesham & Medford Townships

Project Name: Temporary Road Closure - Taunton Lake Road (CR 544)
Start Date: April 17, 2017
End Date: May 09, 2017

Project Type:  Burlington County

Description:   This portion of Taunton Lake Road will be closed for bridge repairs by the Department of Public Works - Road and Bridges.  We are repairing the existing single-span timber brid...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Burlington County Clean Communities Events

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Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that the Burlington County Freeholders are seeking volunteers to participate in the first of two county park clean-up days scheduled to take place during March and April. 

"Keeping Burlington County clean i...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Freeholders Recognize March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced today that they have joined forces with the Burlington-Camden County Regional Chronic Disease Coalition and pledged to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the 80% by 201...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces “Recognition Day for National Service”

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Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that April 4, 2017 will mark “Recognition Day for National Service” in Burlington County. The event will serve as a part of a national initiative being led by the Corporation for National and Com...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Burlington County Honors Outstanding Women

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the winners of the Burlington County Advisory Council on Women’s Annual Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards.

“The Outstanding Women Awards are a great way recognize and appla...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Burlington County Sheriff’s Department to Host Senior Citizen’s Police Academy Starting March 9

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Burlington County Undersheriff Bryan Norcross announced that the Sheriff’s department will be conducting its Senior Citizen’s Police Academy on seven consecutive Thursdays beginning March 9 and running through April 20, 2017.

The program, which...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Freeholder Board Unanimously Approves Resolution Opposing Hazardous Waste Incinerator

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution, proposed by Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio, which urges the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to deny the second ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Sheriff Stanfield Announces Openings in Equestrian Mentoring Program

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department’s Equestrian Mentoring Program is accepting interested participants.

“The Equestrian Mentoring Program offers youth who are showing signs of problematic behavior a...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Renews Calls for Rejection of Hazardous Waste Incinerator

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio voiced opposition to a second application by Elcon Recycling Services LLC to construct a hazardous waste incinerator along the Delaware River in Falls Township, Pennsylvania.

“After well over a...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Enrollment Increase at RCBC

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced that enrollment has increased at Rowan College at Burlington County for the Spring 2017 semester.

 As community college enrollment continues to decline significantly throughout the ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

County Clerk Tim Tyler Announces Office Moving to New Location

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Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler announced today that beginning Monday, February 6th the County Clerk’s Office, formerly housed at the County Complex located at 49 Rancocas Road in Mt. Holly, will be permanently relocated directly across the st...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces County Wide Pothole Mitigation Plan

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved a Countywide Pothole Mitigation Plan.

“This winter season has brought with it fluctuating temperatures causing rapid freezing a...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Senior Home Security Program Accepting Applications

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Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department is now accepting applications to provide seniors FREE home security surveys and modifications.

“Seniors looking to make their homes more secure, can set-up an appointment with our profess...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Art Grants for Local Organizations

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that a cross-section of local non-profit arts organizations and non-profit groups that showcase the arts have been awarded $42,000 in grant funding by the Burlington County Freeholders.

“T...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Burlington County Animal Shelter Finds Homes for Record Number of Animals in 2016

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced that 2016 was a record-breaking year for adoptions and rescues at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. In total, 2,751 animals were adopted or rescued.

“2016 was a phenomenal year at...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Three Burlco Towns Awarded $925K in Grants to Help Seniors & Residents with Disabilities

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders, in partnership with the Burlington County Bridge Commission, has garnered $925,000 in grants to help seniors and residents with disabilities through grant-writing ser...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Freeholders Approve Ten More Farms for Preservation

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Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Freeholders have agreed to preserve ten additional farms, a move that will add nearly 752 acres to the County’s Farmland Preservation Program.

“Burlington County continues to demo...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Partnership with U. Penn School of Veterinary Medicine

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Animal Shelter will be entering into a partnership with the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine to provide top notch medical care to shelt...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien Announces Continued Partnership With Smile New Jersey

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Today, Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved another one year agreement with Smile New Jersey to benefit with clients of the county’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. Smile New...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Fugitive Unit Apprehends Murder Suspect

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Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that her department’s Fugitive Unit, in cooperation with the United States Marshall Service, has apprehended a fugitive wanted for homicide and weapons charges in Charlottesville, Virginia. Isaiah Franklin, age 24...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien Urges State to Reform School Funding Distribution

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Last night, Burlington County Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien introduced a resolution urging the New Jersey State Legislature and Governor Christie to reform how state aid is distributed to local school districts.

Mayor C. Andre Daniels of Westampton, May...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Sheriff Jean Stanfield Accepting Applications For Senior Home Security Program

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Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department is accepting applications to provide seniors and individuals with disabilities free home security surveys and modifications.

“Our Technicians provide a top-to-bottom survey of the residence and...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Partnership with Best Friends Animal Society

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved an agreement with Best Friends Animal Society-No More Homeless Pets Network. This partnership is designed to further the Freeholders com...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces 2016 Road Resurfacing Projects

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved the 2015 Burlington County Road Resurfacing Program which allocates $7.3 million for the overlay of 14 roads in 15 municipalities for a ...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Sheriff Jean Stanfield Announces Online Youth Services Resource Guide

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Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that Burlington County Sheriff’s Department has released its Youth Services Resources Guide. The guide outlines variety of essential services that are available to young residents throughout Burlington County.

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

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Notice is hereby given that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, New Jersey, is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and requesting responses from qualified attorneys/law firms, duly licensed and in good standing in the...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Two People Killed Inside Maple Shade Apartment

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Maple Shade Police Chief Gary C. Gubbei announced that a woman and her young son were killed yesterday inside their residence at the Fox Meadow Apartments in Maple Shade

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Man Fatally Shot in Pemberton Township

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a man was shot and killed last night in the Sunbury Village section of Pemberton Township.

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Man Sentenced to 60 Years for Mt. Holly Double Murder

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that a Cinnaminson man who was found guilty of killing his girlfriend and her father was sentenced today in Superior Court to 60 years in New Jersey state prison.

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

BCPO Posts $45k in Reward Money for Unsolved Killings

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced that $45,000 in reward money is being posted in an effort to gain information from the public that will help close nine unsolved homicides dating back to June 2015.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Pemb. Twp. Man Charged With Distributing Child Pornography

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a man residing in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township has been arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Tabernacle Man Charged With Lumberton Murder

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Lumberton Township Police Chief Anthony DiLoreto announced today that a 53-year-old Tabernacle man was arrested for killing a Lumberton Township resident inside of her home in July 2016.

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Florence Man Charged with Child Pornography Possession

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Florence Township Police Chief John A. Bunce announced that a Florence man has been arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

WIllingboro Woman Charged With Killing Husband

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Willingboro Director of Public Safety Gregory Rucker announced that a Willingboro woman has been charged with fatally beating her husband yesterday inside of their township residence.

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Two Arrests Made in Connection With Burlington City Homicide

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Police Chief Alan R. Snow announced today that two men were arrested yesterday in connection with the fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night in Burlington City.

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Posted on: January 22, 2017

Man Fatally Shot in Burlington City

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Police Chief Alan R. Snow announced today that a man was fatally shot last night in
Burlington City.

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Westampton Man Arrested For Child Pornography Distribution

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Westampton Township Police Chief Joseph Otto announced that a 49-year-old Westampton Township man was arrested for the possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Beverly Man Charged With Burlington City Fatal Shooting

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Police Chief Alan R. Snow announced that a Beverly man was charged with fatally shooting a 22-year-old man on the 100 block of East Federal Street in Burlington City in November 2016.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Willingboro Man Fatally Shot

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Gregory Rucker announced today that a Willingboro man was fatally shot last night on Placid Lane in Willingboro Township.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Pemberton Twp. Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Pemberton Township Police Chief David H. Jantas announced that a 19-year-old Browns Mills man was charged with possession of child pornography after he convinced an underage girl to send him nude pictures of herself.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Financial Advisor Arrested for Stealing $890k From Client

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi announced today that a Moorestown-based financial advisor has been charged with stealing nearly $900,000 from a client who had provided him with the money believing it would be invested in mutual funds.

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Fugitive Unit Apprehends Murder Suspect

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Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield announced today that her department’s Fugitive Unit, in cooperation with the United States Marshall Service, has apprehended a fugitive wanted for homicide and weapons charges in Charlottesville, Virginia. Isaiah Franklin, age 24...Read on...