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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Burlington County listed among 500 healthiest communities in America for 2022

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Burlington County was once again judged to be among the healthiest places to live in America, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

Now in its 5th year, the publication’s 2022 study examined nearly 3,000 communities – primarily ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Burlington County listed among 500 healthiest communities in America for 2022

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Burlington County was once again judged to be among the healthiest places to live in America, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

Now in its 5th year, the publication’s 2022 study examined nearly 3,000 communities – primarily ...

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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 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 22, 2022

Burlington County schedules special vaccine clinics for young children

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Two COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for children under the age of 5 and the Burlington County Health Department is ready to help get them vaccinated at four special clinics scheduled over the next two weeks.

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Burlington County schedules special vaccine clinics for young children

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Two COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for children under the age of 5 and the Burlington County Health Department is ready to help get them vaccinated at four special clinics scheduled over the next two weeks.

Burlington County Health Department Directo...

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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 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 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 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 15, 2022

Restaurant Week

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The Burlington County Commissioners and New Jersey Senator Troy Singleton are excited to announce the return of Burlington County Restaurant Week this summer, saying the week-long celebration of local restaurants and eateries is poised to become the Count...

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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 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 14, 2022

Clerk Joanne Schwartz inviting couples to get married for free at Burlington County Farm Fair

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Burlington County couples interested in getting married in a memorable way, with horses, goats, pigs and other farm animals among the witnesses, carnival rides and games as entertainment and the aroma of kettle corn in the air. Well, you are in luck.

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Clerk Joanne Schwartz inviting couples to get married for free at Burlington County Farm Fair

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Burlington County couples interested in getting married in a memorable way, with horses, goats, pigs and other farm animals among the witnesses, carnival rides and games as entertainment and the aroma of kettle corn in the air. Well, you are in luck.

Burli...

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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 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 13, 2022

Burlington County Restaurant Week 2022

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The Burlington County Commissioners and New Jersey Senator Troy Singleton are excited to announce the return of Burlington County Restaurant Week this summer, saying the week-long celebration of local restaurants and eateries is poised to become the Count...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Burlington County Restaurant Week 2022

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The Burlington County Commissioners and New Jersey Senator Troy Singleton are excited to announce the return of Burlington County Restaurant Week this summer, saying the week-long celebration of local restaurants and eateries is poised to become the Count...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Burlington County forms advisory council to develop plans for spending opioid settlement funds

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The Burlington County Commissioners announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help develop plans for how Burlington County will use its share of opioid epidemic settlement funds.

Approximately $13.6 million is expected to be paid to Burlington ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Burlington County forms advisory council to develop plans for spending opioid settlement funds

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The Burlington County Commissioners announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help develop plans for how Burlington County will use its share of opioid epidemic settlement funds.

Approximately $13.6 million is expected to be paid to Burlington ...

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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 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 6, 2022

June is Pride Month

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June is recognized as Pride Month. This month is dedicated to those who identify as part of the LGBTQIA+ community. Burlington County is proud to support the diversity of our County!Did you know that NJ became the fourth state in the nation to re...

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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 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 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: 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: June 1, 2022

Concerts Under the Stars

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Come enjoy live music with the family! The Music in the Park Series will be held at Smithville Park, located at 803 Smithville Road in Eastampton, starting on Friday, July 15. Chairs and Blankets can be set out at 4PM or later. First act begins at 6PM. Se...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Music and More at the Amphitheater

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The Burlington County Amphitheater is located adjacent to the Burlington County Library in Westampton. The amphitheater is home to a variety of talent during the summer. Events are free and begin on Friday, July 8 at 6PM. Schedule for the Amphith...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Commissioners welcome U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

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The Burlington County Commissioners helped greet U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg during his visit to Burlington County Friday to learn how funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law will benefit local communities and small businesses.

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Commissioners welcome U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

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The Burlington County Commissioners helped greet U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg during his visit to Burlington County Friday to learn how funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law will benefit local communities and small businesses.

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Health Department reminds residents to get tested, get boosted

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COVID-19 cases are on the rise, prompting the Burlington County Health Department to urge caution and remind residents that testing, vaccines and booster shots are still accessible at County testing and vaccination sites.

“We’re seeing a rise in local COVI...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Health Department reminds residents to get tested, get boosted

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COVID-19 cases are on the rise, prompting the Burlington County Health Department to urge caution and remind residents that testing, vaccines and booster shots are still accessible at County testing and vaccination sites.

“We’re seeing a rise in local COVI...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Commissioners invite residents to submit artwork for 2022 Senior Art Show

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The Burlington County Commissioners are encouraging seniors to submit artwork for the upcoming Burlington County Senior Art Show.

The annual exhibit is organized by the Burlington County Office on Aging, the Burlington County Department of Human Services a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Commissioners invite residents to submit artwork for 2022 Senior Art Show

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The Burlington County Commissioners are encouraging seniors to submit artwork for the upcoming Burlington County Senior Art Show.

The annual exhibit is organized by the Burlington County Office on Aging, the Burlington County Department of Human Services a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Burlington County Animal Shelter receives helping hand from Lenape High School JROTC

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The dogs and cats at the Burlington County Animal Shelter recently received some extra love and attention from a group of Lenape High School students.

The high school’s Army Junior Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) organized a special “Help Cadets Help Pets” ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Burlington County Animal Shelter receives helping hand from Lenape High School JROTC

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The dogs and cats at the Burlington County Animal Shelter recently received some extra love and attention from a group of Lenape High School students.

The high school’s Army Junior Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) organized a special “Help Cadets Help Pets” ...

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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: 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: May 13, 2022

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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 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: 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 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 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: 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: April 14, 2022

Commissioners, Congressman Kim congratulate Palmyra Cove STEM intern for award-winning work

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Sriram Elango is no ordinary high school student.

If computer software engineering was a varsity sport, the Cinnaminson High School junior would be an All-American superstar, celebrated as the Lebron James of coding. Instead, the 17-year-old teen devotes m...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Commissioners, Congressman Kim congratulate Palmyra Cove STEM intern for award-winning work

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Sriram Elango is no ordinary high school student.

If computer software engineering was a varsity sport, the Cinnaminson High School junior would be an All-American superstar, celebrated as the Lebron James of coding. Instead, the 17-year-old teen devotes m...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Health Department making vaccines and boosters available to homebound residents

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The Burlington County Health Department continues to make COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots accessible to certain homebound residents where they live and is encouraging homebound or their caregivers to make an appointment for an at-home vaccination.

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Health Department making vaccines and boosters available to homebound residents

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The Burlington County Health Department continues to make COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots accessible to certain homebound residents where they live and is encouraging homebound or their caregivers to make an appointment for an at-home vaccination.

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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 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 25, 2022

Commissioners congratulate new RCBC Board of Trustees Chair Robin Walton

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The Burlington County Board of Commissioners applauded the selection of Robin A. Walton as the new chair of the Rowan College at Burlington County Board of Trustees, saying the Trustees’ choice will usher in a new era of strong leadership at the county co...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Commissioners congratulate new RCBC Board of Trustees Chair Robin Walton

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The Burlington County Board of Commissioners applauded the selection of Robin A. Walton as the new chair of the Rowan College at Burlington County Board of Trustees, saying the Trustees’ choice will usher in a new era of strong leadership at the county co...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Burlington County awarded nearly $200,000 for Sheriff's traffic safety programs

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– The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department announced three grant awards totaling $194,000 to support the Department’s traffic safety initiatives throughout the county.

The grants were awarded to the County by the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Sa...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Burlington County awarded nearly $200,000 for Sheriff's traffic safety programs

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– The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department announced three grant awards totaling $194,000 to support the Department’s traffic safety initiatives throughout the county.

The grants were awarded to the County by the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Sa...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Commissioner Director O’Connell delivers keynote address at Chamber of Commerce of Southern NJ event

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Burlington County Commissioner Dan O’Connell announced the County will continue to offer businesses assistance and services even as they emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

Speaking to business leaders from across the region at the Chamber of Commerce of Sout...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Commissioner Director O’Connell delivers keynote address at Chamber of Commerce of Southern NJ event

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Burlington County Commissioner Dan O’Connell announced the County will continue to offer businesses assistance and services even as they emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

Speaking to business leaders from across the region at the Chamber of Commerce of Sout...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Burlington County Library System celebrates grand opening of new Pinelands Library Branch

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The new Pinelands Library is open and the Burlington County Commissioners and the Burlington County Library System held a celebration Wednesday in the new state-of-the-art space and honored the library branch’s history of outstanding service.

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Burlington County Library System celebrates grand opening of new Pinelands Library Branch

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The new Pinelands Library is open and the Burlington County Commissioners and the Burlington County Library System held a celebration Wednesday in the new state-of-the-art space and honored the library branch’s history of outstanding service.

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Dog rescued from NJ Turnpike finds new home after two-month shelter stay

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Clifford, a big hound dog who was rescued from the side of the New Jersey Turnpike last December, has found a new forever home after spending most of the last two months at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Lisa Yochim, of Absecon, Atlantic County, ado...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Dog rescued from NJ Turnpike finds new home after two-month shelter stay

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Clifford, a big hound dog who was rescued from the side of the New Jersey Turnpike last December, has found a new forever home after spending most of the last two months at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Lisa Yochim, of Absecon, Atlantic County, ado...

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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: 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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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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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Clerk’s Office launches property fraud alert system

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Burlington County Clerk Joanne Schwartz and the Burlington County Commissioners are pleased to announce the launch of a new online service intended to alert residents of potential identity theft or fraud.

The new Property Fraud Alert System allows resident...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Clerk’s Office launches property fraud alert system

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Burlington County Clerk Joanne Schwartz and the Burlington County Commissioners are pleased to announce the launch of a new online service intended to alert residents of potential identity theft or fraud.

The new Property Fraud Alert System allows resident...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Burlington County recognized as one of New Jersey’s best communities for veterans

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Burlington County’s outstanding record of honoring and supporting veterans and their families was recognized by Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs on Thursday when the County was presented a New Jersey Governor...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Burlington County recognized as one of New Jersey’s best communities for veterans

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Burlington County’s outstanding record of honoring and supporting veterans and their families was recognized by Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs on Thursday when the County was presented a New Jersey Governor...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

COVID-19 Self-Checker

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This self-assessment tool can help protect you and your loved ones by offering guidance on when to seek medical care and when to get tested for COVID-19.This tool is designed to help you make decisions about seeking appro...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Burlington County listed among 500 healthiest communities in America for 2022

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Burlington County was once again judged to be among the healthiest places to live in America, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

Now in its 5th year, the publication’s 2022 study examined nearly 3,000 communities – primarily ...

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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 22, 2022

Burlington County schedules special vaccine clinics for young children

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Two COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for children under the age of 5 and the Burlington County Health Department is ready to help get them vaccinated at four special clinics scheduled over the next two weeks.

Burlington County Health Department Directo...

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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 14, 2022

Clerk Joanne Schwartz inviting couples to get married for free at Burlington County Farm Fair

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Burlington County couples interested in getting married in a memorable way, with horses, goats, pigs and other farm animals among the witnesses, carnival rides and games as entertainment and the aroma of kettle corn in the air. Well, you are in luck.

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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...

Read on...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Burlington County Restaurant Week 2022

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The Burlington County Commissioners and New Jersey Senator Troy Singleton are excited to announce the return of Burlington County Restaurant Week this summer, saying the week-long celebration of local restaurants and eateries is poised to become the Count...

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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 9, 2022

Burlington County forms advisory council to develop plans for spending opioid settlement funds

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The Burlington County Commissioners announced the creation of a new advisory committee to help develop plans for how Burlington County will use its share of opioid epidemic settlement funds.

Approximately $13.6 million is expected to be paid to Burlington ...

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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 31, 2022

Health Department reminds residents to get tested, get boosted

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COVID-19 cases are on the rise, prompting the Burlington County Health Department to urge caution and remind residents that testing, vaccines and booster shots are still accessible at County testing and vaccination sites.

“We’re seeing a rise in local COVI...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Commissioners welcome U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

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The Burlington County Commissioners helped greet U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg during his visit to Burlington County Friday to learn how funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law will benefit local communities and small businesses.

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Commissioners invite residents to submit artwork for 2022 Senior Art Show

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The Burlington County Commissioners are encouraging seniors to submit artwork for the upcoming Burlington County Senior Art Show.

The annual exhibit is organized by the Burlington County Office on Aging, the Burlington County Department of Human Services a...

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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: May 18, 2022

Burlington County Animal Shelter receives helping hand from Lenape High School JROTC

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The dogs and cats at the Burlington County Animal Shelter recently received some extra love and attention from a group of Lenape High School students.

The high school’s Army Junior Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) organized a special “Help Cadets Help Pets” ...

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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: April 13, 2022

Health Department making vaccines and boosters available to homebound residents

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The Burlington County Health Department continues to make COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots accessible to certain homebound residents where they live and is encouraging homebound or their caregivers to make an appointment for an at-home vaccination.

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Commissioners, Congressman Kim congratulate Palmyra Cove STEM intern for award-winning work

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Sriram Elango is no ordinary high school student.

If computer software engineering was a varsity sport, the Cinnaminson High School junior would be an All-American superstar, celebrated as the Lebron James of coding. Instead, the 17-year-old teen devotes m...

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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 25, 2022

Commissioners congratulate new RCBC Board of Trustees Chair Robin Walton

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The Burlington County Board of Commissioners applauded the selection of Robin A. Walton as the new chair of the Rowan College at Burlington County Board of Trustees, saying the Trustees’ choice will usher in a new era of strong leadership at the county co...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Burlington County awarded nearly $200,000 for Sheriff's traffic safety programs

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– The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department announced three grant awards totaling $194,000 to support the Department’s traffic safety initiatives throughout the county.

The grants were awarded to the County by the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Sa...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Commissioner Director O’Connell delivers keynote address at Chamber of Commerce of Southern NJ event

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Burlington County Commissioner Dan O’Connell announced the County will continue to offer businesses assistance and services even as they emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.

Speaking to business leaders from across the region at the Chamber of Commerce of Sout...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Burlington County Library System celebrates grand opening of new Pinelands Library Branch

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The new Pinelands Library is open and the Burlington County Commissioners and the Burlington County Library System held a celebration Wednesday in the new state-of-the-art space and honored the library branch’s history of outstanding service.

Residents of ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Dog rescued from NJ Turnpike finds new home after two-month shelter stay

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Clifford, a big hound dog who was rescued from the side of the New Jersey Turnpike last December, has found a new forever home after spending most of the last two months at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

Lisa Yochim, of Absecon, Atlantic County, ado...

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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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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Clerk’s Office launches property fraud alert system

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Burlington County Clerk Joanne Schwartz and the Burlington County Commissioners are pleased to announce the launch of a new online service intended to alert residents of potential identity theft or fraud.

The new Property Fraud Alert System allows resident...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Burlington County recognized as one of New Jersey’s best communities for veterans

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Burlington County’s outstanding record of honoring and supporting veterans and their families was recognized by Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs on Thursday when the County was presented a New Jersey Governor...

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