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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Burlington County Farmers Market

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The Burlington County Farmers Market is open weekly every Saturday from 8:30AM until 1PM. The market is located at the Burlington County Agricultural Center, 500 Centerton Road in Moorestown. Every week there is live music and a free cooking demo in the f...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Burlington County defies trends by keeping health insurance rates stable

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The Burlington County Commissioners announced that strong financial management will spare County employees from having to face large health insurance premium hikes next year.

The new 2023 fiscal year budget adopted by the Burlington County Insurance Commis...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Deputy Director highlights county affordability and aid for businesses at State of the County dinner

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Burlington County Commissioner Deputy Director Tom Pullion delivered the keynote address at the Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the County dinner to the assembled business and community leaders, emphasizing that ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Attention Voters: Be on the Lookout for General Election Vote-by-Mail ballots

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Burlington County will begin mailing General Election Vote-by-mail ballots to voters who requested one later this week so those voters should be on the lookout for their ballot to arrive soon.

Close to 50,000 Vote-by-mail ballots are scheduled to be sent o...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Burlington County holding three additional paper shredding events

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Burlington County has scheduled three additional paper shredding events this fall to help residents dispose of confidential documents. 

The first event is this Sunday, Sept. 25, from 9AM to 1PM at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex, 2...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Burlington County offering flu shots on Thursdays now through January 3

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With the start of the seasonal flu season fast approaching and the danger of overlapping infections of influenza and COVID-19, Burlington County health officials are encouraging residents to obtain their seasonal flu vaccine as soon as possible.

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Burlington County to distribute farmers market vouchers to eligible seniors on Sept. 23

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The Burlington County Commissioners are reminding seniors of an upcoming deadline to obtain vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables sold at local farmers markets.

The deadline for county seniors to obtain the free vouchers is September 30. All fresh produ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners Approve Contract for Mental Health and Addiction Services

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The Burlington County Commissioners have renewed a contact with Maryville Inc. to continue to bring mental health and addiction services to county residents with the Hope One mobile outreach unit.

The Board voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the one-ye...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners announce student scholarship winners

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The Burlington County Commissioners and Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council announced the winners of the County’s annual student scholarships recognizing female graduates who have demonstrated leadership and interest in equity a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Arts After Dark returns to Historic Smithville Park

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Art enthusiasts are invited to enjoy an evening of fine art, music, film and theater this weekend during the 2nd annual Arts After Dark festival at Historic Smithville Park.

The special free event features an eclectic mix of artists, musicians and performe...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Burlington County offering new Omicron-specific boosters at upcoming vaccine clinics

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The Burlington County Health Department is launching new community vaccine clinics to bring COVID-19 shots back into local communities, including the new bivalent boosters aimed at older COVID-19 viral strains and newer Omicron variants.

The new updated bo...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners celebrate opening of first segment of the Rancocas Greenway Trail

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No matter if your preference is to walk, run, bike, hike or roll, you can expect to be amazed by Burlington County’s newest regional trail.

The Rancocas Greenway Trail between Amico Island and Pennington Park offers a mix of outdoor recreation an...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners agree to help fund new playground at Burlington County Special Servi

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The Burlington County Special Services School District will be able to renovate the playground at its Westampton Campus thanks to an agreement with the Burlington County Commissioners to help fund the project.

The County Commissioners approved a cost-share...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners proclaim August 28, 2022 as ‘Marlton Chiefs Day’ in honor of youth b

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EVESHAM – Marlton’s best-in-the-nation baseball team is getting a day all their own.

The Marlton 10U Chiefs Baseball Team was the winner of this year’s Cal Ripken World Series and Evesham Township has planned a special celebra...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners announce new initiative to upgrade and expand broadband networks

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The Burlington County Commissioners are taking action to help bridge the digital divide and make Burlington County into one of America’s most connected destinations.

The Commissioners voted last week to adopt a resolution directing the County Department of...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Women’s Advisory Council announce 2022 Outstanding Women of Burlington County selections

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Ten Burlington County women will be recognized for their leadership and service to their communities during this year’s 2022 Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards reception.

 For more than two decades the Burlington County Women&...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Burlington County kicks off new food and outreach program with event in Pemberton Township

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Burlington County continues to bring services and resources directly to residents where they live and work with a new program that distributes free bag lunches to food insecure families plus information about housing relief and other assistance programs.&...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Burlington County launches new Community Peer Recovery Center to aid those recovering from addiction

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Burlington County is expanding its addiction services with the launch of a second Recovery Center to deliver critical support for those in recovery from substance abuse.

The new Community Peer Recovery Center opened Wednesday inside the City Hall building ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners asking residents to donate new reuseable bags to Food Bank of South

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The Food Bank of South Jersey needs reuseable bags to distribute groceries to neighbors in need, and the Burlington County Library System and Burlington County Commissioners are lending a helping hand.

Between now and Sept. 30, most Burlington County Libra...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Burlington County Sheriff’s Department offers safety and security programs for seniors

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The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is conducting free home security and safety inspections for county seniors and residents with disabilities, so they feel safe and secure in their homes.

During the inspections, a specialist goes through ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners rename park to reflect farming history

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One of Burlington County’s most scenic parks is getting a new name that pays tribute to its farming history.

The Burlington County Commissioners approved renaming Laurel Run Park in Delran to Rainbow Meadow Park in recognition of the former peach...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

New flood alert system installed on Burlington County highway

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The Burlington County Commissioners have made driving safer in rural Washington Township by deploying a new flood notification system to alert motorists about possible flood conditions on a stretch of County highway near the Mullica River.

The state-of-the...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Burlington County unveils U.S. flag retirement box at Administration Building

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Today is Flag Day and the Burlington County Commissioners celebrated in a special way: unveiling a new United States flag retirement box.

The official flag retirement box is located on the first floor of the Burlington County Administration Building at 49 ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Summer Program Guide

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The Burlington County Parks are the places to be this summer! With a packed schedule of events and programs, residents will be engaged, entertained and enlightened, no matter your age or interests.

“Summer is an exciting season to visit a Burling...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Burlington County leaders deliver donated supplies to domestic violence shelter

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A spring donation drive organized by the Burlington County Commissioners, New Jersey Senator Troy Singleton and the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department for Catholic Charities Providence House Domestic Violence Services was once again a big su...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Health Department creates online dashboard with lakes testing results

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The Burlington County Health Department has created a new online dashboard listing the results of fecal coliform bacteria tests at recreational lakes throughout the county.

The Public Recreational Bathing Water Testing dashboard launched this month on the ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Burlington County website gets new look

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The Burlington County website has a new look that’s easier for residents to navigate when searching for information about County programs, resources and news.

The redesigned website (www.co.burlington.nj.us ) launched Wednesday and features a cleaner look,...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Burlington County Animal Shelter celebrates adoption of its longest resident

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Every dog has its day, and Dash finally had his.

The 6-year-old American pit bull terrier had been the Burlington County Animal Shelter’s longest resident, with nearly two years spent there. But Dash’s long wait for a loving, forever ho...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Burlington County Farmers Market ready to kick off 16th season

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The Burlington County Commissioners are inviting residents from across the county and beyond to participate in what has become a popular spring rite of passage: Opening Day of the Burlington County Farmers’ Market.

Last year was the most successful season ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Commissioners announce winners of County’s first Juried Short Film Festival

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Burlington County’s first Juried Short Film Festival concluded last Friday night following two evenings of entertaining screenings, and the Burlington County Commissioners announced that 11 films were selected as this year’s award winners.

The winners were...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners Welcome Allison Eckel as Newest Member

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The Burlington County Commissioners welcomed Allison Eckel as the newest member on Wednesday, saying they looked forward to collaborating with her to continue to deliver fiscally sound government that is responsive to county residents’ needs.

“Our Board ha...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Rowan College at Burlington County joins the Burlington County Stigma-Free County initiative

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Rowan College at Burlington County, New Jersey’s top-ranked community college, is going stigma-free.

The college joined with the Burlington County Commissioners, the Burlington County Department of Human Services, and the Burlington County Coalition for He...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Commissioners adopt 2022 budget that maintains affordability, quality of life

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The Burlington County Commissioners voted to approve a 2022 County Budget that continues to fund critical programs and services, while also maintaining the county’s status as the most affordable in the region.

The $230.3 million budget was unanimously appr...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Burlington County encouraging seniors to visit a nutrition site

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The Burlington County Office on Aging commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the landmark Older Americans Act Nutrition Program this week and reminded county seniors that healthy meals and the opportunity to socialize with neighbors and other community memb...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Sheriff’s Department offering child safety seat inspections

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The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is making it easier for parents to ensure child safety seats are properly installed in their vehicles.

The Department will perform safety seat inspections every Wednesday from 10 AM to 2 PM and from 5 PM...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Burlington County encouraging residents to sign up for emergency alerts

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The Burlington County Commissioners are encouraging residents to register on the Department of Public Safety’s CivicReady Emergency Alert system to receive real-time alerts and notifications about severe weather, fires, power outages, floods, road closure...

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