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: 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...

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: April 21, 2017

Man Pleads Guilty to 2014 Willingboro Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 22-year-old man pled guilty today in Superior Court to a fatal shooting in 2014 in Fairmount Park in Willingboro.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Willingboro Woman Indicted for Murder in Husband's Death

Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a woman has been indicted for murder for fatally striking her husband multiple times in the head with a fire extinguisher earlier this year inside of their Willingboro residence.

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Marlton Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Evesham Township Police Chief Christopher Chew announced that a Marlton man was charged today with possession and distribution of child pornography.

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictment For Burlington City Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that a Pennsauken man has been indicted for murder in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this year on a Burlington City street.

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

BCPO Marks 30 Years of Honoring Victims of Crime

The BCPO held its 30th annual Crime Victims’ Rights Breakfast today to honor those whose lives have been lost or disrupted by crime and also pay tribute to the victim advocates and other members of law enforcement who serve this community.

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictment For Burlington City Fatal Shooting

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott A. Coffina announced today that a Beverly City man has been indicted by a Burlington County Grand Jury for fatally shooting a 22-year-old Burlington Township resident in November 2016.

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Scott A. Coffina Sworn In as Burlington County Prosecutor

Scott A. Coffina was sworn in today as Burlington County Prosecutor and immediately identified gun violence and the illegal use of opioids as among the concerns that will be priorities under his watch as the county’s top law enforcement officer.

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Philadelphia Man Charged with Computer Crimes

Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Delran Police Chief Alfonso Parente Jr. announced that a Philadelphia man has been charged with hacking into the email, cell phone and social medial accounts of several women and copying their personal photographs.

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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

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: 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...