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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 24, 2017

Burlington County Sheriff’s Department to Host Senior Citizen’s Police Academy Starting March 9

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Burlington County Undersheriff Bryan Norcross announced that the Sheriff’s department will be conducting its Senior Citizen’s Police Academy on seven consecutive Thursdays beginning March 9 and running through April 20, 2017.

The program, which...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Freeholder Board Unanimously Approves Resolution Opposing Hazardous Waste Incinerator

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution, proposed by Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio, which urges the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to deny the second ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces First Shred Event of 2017

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced today that the first shredding event of 2017 will be held on Sunday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex located at 22,000 Burlington...

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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: February 21, 2017

Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes Announces Small Business Expo on March 6th

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Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes announced today that small business owners, entrepreneurs and those considering growing their business are invited to attend the Burlington County Small Business Expo on Monday, March 6 at Burlington County Librar...

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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 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: 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 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 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: 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...