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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Freeholder Director Garganio Announces Resurfacing Along Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Rd.

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that resurfacing of a 3.4-mile portion of Hainesport-Mt. Laurel Road (C.R. 674) in Mount Laurel & Evesham Townships is expected to begin on May 1, 2017.

“The project involves pavement milling and...

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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 27, 2017

Sheriff’s Department Announces Three Traffic Safety Grants Totaling $191,000

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Burlington County Undersheriff Bryan Norcross announced today that the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is applying for three traffic safety grants totaling $191,000 from the Division of Highway Traffic Safety. These grants will fund the S...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Annual Victorian Times Celebration

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Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Freeholders, in collaboration with the non-profit Friends of the Mansion at Smithville, will be hosting their annual Victorian Times celebration at Historic Smithville Park on Sunday, May 7 from ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces FREE Shredding Event May 7

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Freeholder’s next paper shredding event will be held on Sunday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex located at...

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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: March 29, 2017

Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Alcohol & Drug Addiction Community Forum

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with Ashley Addiction Treatment, a nationally recognized leader in the treatment of alcoholism and drug addiction. They will bri...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Sheriff Jean Stanfield Announces Additional Free Child Safety Seat Checks

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that her department will be taking their child safety seat checks on the road by offering checkpoints in multiple locations to extend services to more residents.

“In addition to the checkpo...

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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 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: 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: 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...