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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners and Parks Division release Winter Program Guide

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The outdoor weather may be turning colder, but there’s still plenty to do and see within the Burlington County Parks System! Throughout winter, there is a packed schedule of events and programs sure to appeal no matter your age or interests.

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Burlington County Animal Shelter waiving adoption fees throughout December

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Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Consider the gift of love and companionship that comes with adopting a dog or cat from the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

The shelter at 35 Academy Drive in Westampton has numerous pets who are looking t...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners encourage residents to recycle holiday lights at Recovery Complex

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It’s that wonderful time of the year when Burlington County homes and shops, trees and other landscapes are aglow with holiday lights and adornments.

While decorating for the holidays is a tradition many of us enjoy, too often the strings of burn...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Burlington County invites residents to celebrate the season during Winterfest at Historic Smithville

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Historic Smithville Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland of fun and holiday magic during the upcoming Winterfest celebration.

The festival of all things winter will be held at Smithville on Saturday, December 10, from 1 PM to 7 PM and will fea...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Burlington County helps with home makeover for veteran's widow

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The holidays came early for the widow of a decorated U.S. Army veteran, whose home received a special pre-Thanksgiving makeover courtesy of the Burlington County Division of Military Veteran Affairs, The Home Depot Foundation, and the Patriot Fund.&nb...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Burlington County to apply for share of $10 million state funding for 911 centers

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Burlington County is seeking state funding to help make additional improvements to its emergency communications system.

The County Commissioners voted Wednesday to authorize the Burlington County Department of Information Technology to prepare and submit a...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Burlington County encouraging schools and groups to participate in plastic film recycling program

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Burlington County is partnering with the Trex Company to make it easier for local schools and community groups to recycle plastic film products.

Schools and community groups collecting plastic bags and film as part of Trex Plastic Film Recycling Challenge ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Burlington County collecting paper and plastics this Sunday during final shredding event of 2022

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Burlington County residents have one more opportunity to safely dispose of confidential papers during the County’s final shredding event of 2022.

The final 2022 shredding event will be held this Sunday, November 20, from 9 AM to 1 PM, at the Burl...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Outstanding farmers market season to conclude with Holiday Market days

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The Burlington County Farmers Market is finishing another hugely successful season with two special Holiday Market days where residents can find fresh, locally grown produce, delicious seasonal foods and handmade crafts.

This year’s Holiday Marke...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners approve contract for work on 17 county roads in 13 towns

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The Burlington County Commissioners approved a new contract for road resurfacing work that will help maintain transportation infrastructure and save significant tax dollars.

The approved vendor was awarded a $12.2 million contract to repave just over 34 mi...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Burlington County Clerk unveils new webpage for live Election Results

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Burlington County residents will be able to find election results sooner and in a more user-friendly format on the Burlington County website.

Thanks to a software upgrade, the Burlington County Clerk’s Office will be able to post unofficial election result...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Burlington County Sheriff’s Department partnering with Burlington City Police to distribute toys

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The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is partnering with the Burlington City Police Department to distribute new toys and household goods as part of the local force’s community policing initiatives.

The new partnership kicked off F...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners celebrate opening of new Arney’s Mount Trail

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Burlington County has a new addition to its regional trails network and it features Arney’s Mount, the county’s highest elevation.

The County Commissioners celebrated the new Arney’s Mount Trail on Tuesday with a ribbon-cuttin...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Burlington County Commissioners honoring local businesses operating 100 years or longer

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Burlington County is a premier destination to live, work and run a business, and the Burlington County Commissioners have launched a new initiative that recognizes local businesses that have called the county home for a century or longer.

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Burlington County creating grant program to support affordable housing

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The Burlington County Commissioners approved the creation of a new grant program to support the development of much-needed affordable housing in the county.

The Board voted Wednesday to appropriate $3 million of the County’s federal American Resc...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Burlington County advances critical road improvements in Burlington Township, Florence

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Burlington County is advancing new transportation improvements to reduce congestion and guide truck traffic away from residential neighborhoods in Florence and Burlington Township.

The Burlington County Commissioners voted Wednesday to authorize contracts ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Substantial savings expected from Burlington County move to electronic procurement system

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Burlington County is moving to an electronic procurement system that is expected to make its contracting and purchasing processes more efficient and yield savings that will benefit county taxpayers.

The County plans to switch to an e-procurement system fro...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Burlington County COVID vaccination clinics will offer new bivalent boosters to children 5 and up

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Children as young as 5 years-old can now receive the new COVID-19 bivalent booster shots at the Burlington County Health Department’s weekly vaccine clinics starting October 26.

The new updated boosters from Pfizer and Moderna offer stro...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Burlington County Clerk’s Office now offering Gold Star Family IDs

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The Burlington County Clerk’s Office is now issuing Gold Star Family identification cards to the spouses, domestic partners, civil union partners and children of military members who died while serving on active duty with the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Burlington County defies trends by keeping health insurance rates stable

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

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

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

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

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

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Burlington County offering flu shots on Thursdays now through January 3

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

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

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

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

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

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Posted on: 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 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 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: 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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