Posted on: February 2, 2017

Medford, Southampton & Tabernacle Townships

Project Name: Temporary Road Closure Hawkins Road
Start Date: February 16, 2017
End Date: February 24, 2017

Project Type:  Burlington County

Description:   Hawkins Road will be closed to through traffic between Skeet Road and Indian Mills Road on or about Thursday, February 16, 2017 after 1:00 PM. It is anticipated that the roadway will be...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Sheriff Stanfield Announces Next Series of Classes for Youth Police Academy

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced today that classes will begin for her department’s Youth Police Academy on Saturday, March 11th. The first session of the program will take place over the course of three consecutive Saturdays, endi...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Application Process for Adoption of Puppy Barn Puppies

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Burlington County Animal Shelter will be accepting applications from those interested in adopting the recently surrendered Puppy Barn puppies. Applications will be accepted unti...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Puppy Barn to Close Permanently

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Puppy Barn, located on Route 206 in Springfield Township, has chosen to close permanently.

“The owners of The Puppy Barn have informed the County that they intend to permanently ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Renews Calls for Rejection of Hazardous Waste Incinerator

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio voiced opposition to a second application by Elcon Recycling Services LLC to construct a hazardous waste incinerator along the Delaware River in Falls Township, Pennsylvania.

“After well over a...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Enrollment Increase at RCBC

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced that enrollment has increased at Rowan College at Burlington County for the Spring 2017 semester.

 As community college enrollment continues to decline significantly throughout the ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

County Clerk Tim Tyler Announces Office Moving to New Location

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Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler announced today that beginning Monday, February 6th the County Clerk’s Office, formerly housed at the County Complex located at 49 Rancocas Road in Mt. Holly, will be permanently relocated directly across the st...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces County Wide Pothole Mitigation Plan

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved a Countywide Pothole Mitigation Plan.

“This winter season has brought with it fluctuating temperatures causing rapid freezing a...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Spots Open for Sheriff Jean Stanfield’s Police and Teens Together Program

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Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield announced that there are openings still available for youth ages 12 - 17 in the Police and Teens Together Program (P.A.T.T.).

“The program saw a record number of participants last year and we are proud to ...

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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: January 24, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces Opening of Underground Railroad Museum

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that on Saturday, February 4, 2017, residents are invited to join in the celebration for the opening of the Underground Railroad Museum of Burlington County in its new permanent home at ...

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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 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: 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.

“On...Read on...

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: February 9, 2017

SPECIAL CONFLICTS COUNSEL SERVICES

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Notice is hereby given that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, New Jersey, is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and requesting responses from qualified attorneys/law firms, duly licensed and in good standing in the...

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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

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington City
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

Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi and Burlington City
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: February 15, 2017

NO CHANGE in Recycling Schedule for Week of Presidents Day 2017

Recyclables will be collected on Presidents Day Monday February 20th, 2017.

In the event of windy days, snow or ice storms, consider holding on to your recyclables until next collection or take them to your municipal recycling dropoff. The normal sche...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

NO CHANGE in Recycling Schedule for Week of Presidents Day 2017

Recyclables will be collected on Presidents Day Monday February 20th, 2017.

In the event of windy days, snow or ice storms, consider holding on to your recyclables until next collection or take them to your municipal recycling dropoff. The normal schedule ...

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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...