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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Sheriff Stanfield Announces Women’s Self-Defense Workshop

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield has announced that her department will be hosting a Women’s Self-Defense Workshop on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. The program will be held at the Burlington County Human Services Building, 795 Woodlane Ro...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Resurfacing Along Beverly-Rancocas Road in Willingboro and Westampton

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Burlington County announced that resurfacing of a 2.5-mile portion of Beverly-Rancocas Road (C.R. 626) in Willingboro and Westampton Townships is expected to begin on October 23, 2017.

The project involves pavement milling and overlay of Beverly-Rancocas R...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Freeholder Director Garganio Announces Completion of Expanded Burlington County Animal Shelter

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Freeholder Director Bruce D. Garganio announced today that the highly anticipated 2,400 square-foot expansion project at the Burlington County Animal Shelter in Westampton has been completed, and is inviting the community to attend a special ribbon cuttin...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Burlington County Freeholder Board to Host Collection Drive for Hurricane Maria Victims

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In an effort to respond to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Freeholder Ryan Peters announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders is hosting a collection drive to support victims of the natural disaster in Puerto Rico. Th...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Sheriff Stanfield Announces 51 Arrests in Child Support Sweep

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today the results of a recent child support raid, saying the sweep – which was part of a statewide effort – resulted in the arrest of 51 individuals in Burlington County who owed $1,20...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Freeholders Denounce Theft of Veteran Grave Markers from Burlington County Cemeteries

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders today condemned the recent theft of veteran grave markers from the Sacred Heart Cemetery and Brotherhood Cemetery in Hainesport, Mount Holly Cemetery and Mount Moriah Cemetery in Mount Holly, and the Everg...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Annual Flu Clinics in Burlington County

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Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that the Burlington County Health Department will host a series of clinics again this year to provide free flu vaccines to county residents. The first clinic is scheduled on Thursday, September 28 from 9:30 a.m. unt...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Reopening of Post House

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that the Freeholder Board has taken measures to ensure that a county-owned drug and alcohol treatment facility will be reopened and fully utilized as the Board continues to actively address the sco...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes and Oaks Integrated Care Announce Opioid Overdose Recovery Program

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that in response to the opioid epidemic that has devastated thousands of families across our nation, Oaks Integrated Care of Mount Holly, will administer the Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP)...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces “Walk For Life: A Journey to Heal” Event September 10

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that CONTACT of Burlington County and the Burlington County Department of Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health and Traumatic Loss Coalition, are hosting the first annual suicide awareness ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Extension of Cost-Saving Energy Aggregation Program

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders will extend their cost-saving Energy Aggregation Program, which went into effect September 2016, with participating residents expected to see continu...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Vouchers Still Available for New Jersey Senior Farmer’s Market Program

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Freeholder Linda Hughes is reminding residents that vouchers for the New Jersey Senior Farmer’s Market Program are still available. The program is a joint effort between the USDA and the NJ Department of Agriculture that provides low income seni...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Addiction Support Group Meetings

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Ashley Addiction Treatment will be hosting a series of monthly Parent & Family Connection meetings to share support, w...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Senior Home Security Program Still Accepting Applications

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Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department is still 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 profe...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Sheriff Stanfield Announces Canine Teams to be equipped with “Fido Bags”

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Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department has received three “Fido Bags” for their canine teams as a donation from the Fetch Foundation.

“The Fido Bags will be used for ou...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces FREE Substance Abuse Education Programs

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that as part of the drug addiction task force the County, in partnership with the Burlington City Municipal Alliance and Maple Shade Municipal Alliance, will be offering FREE substance abuse educat...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Freeholders Recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week the Board has honored several County Telecommunicators for their continued commitment to the community at large.

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has established April 29 as Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Burlington County. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in partnership with local police de...

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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 behavi...

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