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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 12, 2017

Freeholders Urge State to Provide Funding for Additional Lead Testing and Case Management

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has unanimously passed a resolution urging the State of New Jersey to provide direct funding for the proposed changes to N.J.A.C. 8:51, which require...

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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: January 9, 2017

Recycling Schedule Not Impacted for Week of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio reminds residents that for the week of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017, residents will see no change in their recycling schedule and may put their recyclables at the curbside for collection as regularl...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Lays Out Vision for 2017

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At the Board of Chosen Freeholders' Annual Organization Meeting Jean Stanfield was sworn in as Sheriff, Mary Ann O’Brien as Surrogate and Latham Tiver as Freeholder. Freeholder Bruce Garganio was unanimously selected to serve as the Boa...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces FREE Christmas Tree Recycling

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“The holidays are over, and it’s now time to clean up, clear the ornaments, decorations and wrapping paper out and take down that tree,” said Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio as he announced today that the...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Director Bruce Garganio and Freeholder Latham Tiver Break Ground at Burlington County Animal Shelter

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio and Freeholder Latham Tiver were joined by county and shelter staff, along with members of the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter today to officially break ground for construction of the shelter’s expanded a...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Burlington County Freeholders Pledge 2017 Property Tax Relief

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Freeholder Latham Tiver announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders have committed to once again cutting County property taxes in 2017.

“No Freeholder Board in the State has a stronger record of fiscal responsibility than we...Read on...

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: March 24, 2016

Burlington County Freeholders Urge State Leaders To Fix Transportation Trust Fund

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has unanimously passed a resolution calling on State leaders to reauthorize the Transportation Trust Fund with dedicated, stable, and sufficient sour...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Freeholders Urge State Senators To Pass Common Sense Electronic Waste Management Reform

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Burlington County Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has renewed their calls for common sense reforms to the statewide Electronic Waste Management Act. This act addresses the recycling of cov...Read on...


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

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington City
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: January 9, 2017

NO CHANGE in Recycling Collection Schedule for Week of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

Recyclables will be collected on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday January 16th, 2017.

 

Visit this link for the curbside recycling collection schedule:  http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/4734 

 

Get the latest recycling...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

NO CHANGE in Recycling Collection Schedule for Week of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

Recyclables will be collected on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday January 16th, 2017.

 

Visit this link for the curbside recycling collection schedule:  http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/4734 

 

Get the latest recycling...

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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...