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Burlington County News

November 29, 2022

EASTAMPTON, NJ — 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 1PM to 7PM and will feature many of the ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – 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 an application for the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A Burlington County man has been charged with firearms and narcotics offenses. Cody Starr, 35, of Mount Holly, is charged by complaint with one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, one count of possession of a machinegun, one count of distribution of ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — The Burlington County Farmers Market is finishing another season with two special Holiday Market days when residents can find fresh, locally grown produce, delicious seasonal foods and handmade crafts. This year’s Holiday Markets will be held on Saturday, November 19, from 10AM ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Burlington County officials celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Meals on Wheels program in a grand way. The County threw a special Golden Masquerade party at the Carslake Community Center in Bordentown City in honor of the occasion. In addition to being attended by ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners approved the creation of a new grant program to support the development of affordable housing in the county. The Board voted Wednesday to appropriate $3 million of the County’s federal American Rescue Plan Act allocation to fund the new ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ —Those who are seeking to clear a criminal conviction from their record can receive free legal assistance this Friday through an expungement clinic being offered at two locations in Burlington County.  The event, which will also feature a job fair and complimentary food, ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — 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 from Ion Wave ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Commissioners will be holding a free food distribution event this weekend, in partnership with the Burlington County Department of Human Services and the Food Bank of South Jersey. The event will take place on Saturday, October 15 from 10AM to 12PM at 695 ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ — Autumn is here, and the Burlington County Parks System is celebrating with the ultimate fall festival. Autumn Lands — Burlington County’s celebration of the fall season — will be held Saturday, October 22 at Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton and will offer seasonal foods, ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — October is Family History Month and the Burlington County Library System is devoting an entire day to genealogy research and resources. Family History Day will be celebrated on Saturday, October 8, from 11AM to 3PM at the Burlington County Library, located at 5 Pioneer Boulevard ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The new 2023 fiscal year budget adopted by the Burlington County Insurance Commission will be keeping health insurance rates flat for the upcoming year, sparing County employees from having to face large premium hikes.  Health insurance rates are assessed on the paychecks of ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Burlington County plans to use some of its American Rescue Plan Act funds to compensate frontline County workers who have provided essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. “From the very beginning of the pandemic, our County has done everything possible to help our ...

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

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Commissioners are reminding seniors of an upcoming deadline to obtain vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables sold at local farmers markets. The deadline for county seniors to obtain the free vouchers is Friday, September 30. All fresh produce vouchers ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The Burlington County Commissioners have renewed a contact with Maryville Inc. to continue to bring mental health and addiction services to county residents with the Hope One mobile outreach unit. The Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve the one-year option year with ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – Ten Burlington County women, including a Mount Laurel resident, will be recognized for their leadership and service to their communities during this year’s 2022 Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards reception. For more than two decades the Burlington County Women’s ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime. It can be as simple as someone recording a fraudulent document in the County, making it look like they now own your home or property.  The Burlington County Sheriff's Department is ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Have you or your family been affected by substance abuse? Burlington County, along with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, is holding a “Night of Tribute and Support” to signify International Overdose Awareness Day Wednesday evening.  International Overdose Awareness ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- A Burlington County youth pastor is facing 75 criminal counts on charges related to online sexual exploitation of 13 male youths according to an announcement by Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw on Friday A grand jury indicted Sean Higgins, 31, of Palymra, ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Burlington County is taking action to help bridge the digital divide and make the area into one of America’s most connected destinations. The County Commissioners voted last week to adopt a resolution directing the County Department of Information Technology to embark on a new ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — August is National Breastfeeding Month and Burlington County is hosting its first Breastfeeding Summit to provide new and expecting parents with information about breastfeeding benefits and supports. The Burlington County Breastfeeding Summit will be held Thursday, ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners are reminding seniors they may be eligible for vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables sold at local farmers markets, including Burlington County’s weekly market at the County Agricultural Center.  Locally, the vouchers are accepted ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Monday that it is awarding more than $10 million in Farm to School Grants to 123 projects across the country, including a $32,000 grant to the Bordentown-based New Jersey Agricultural Society (NJAS).  Farm to School ...

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BURLINGTON CITY, NJ – Burlington County is expanding its addiction services with the launch of a second Recovery Center to deliver critical support for those in recovery from substance abuse. The new Community Peer Recovery Center opened Wednesday inside the City Hall building at 525 High Street ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Vendors prepared kettle corn and cotton candy while a competition pony exercised in a nearby field as the first of five couples said their “I do’s” Wednesday during special Burlington County Farm Fair wedding ceremonies officiated by County Clerk Joanne Schwartz. The weddings ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — The Burlington County Health Department is encouraging residents to take precautions during this week’s extreme heat wave. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for all of Burlington County that began Wednesday at 11AM and will continue through 8PM Sunday.

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Are you a lover of the arts, history or parks and are looking for part-time employment? The Burlington County Parks System may have the perfect job for you! The Parks Department is currently seeking a part-time Art Gallery Attendant to work at museum and art gallery ...

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SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Burlington County Farm Fair is celebrating its grand return after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The 2022 Farm Fair will take place from Tuesday, July 19 through Saturday, July 23, with General Admission gates opening at 4PM and running to 10:30PM ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — Feeling overwhelmed or stressed out? Or maybe you are looking for a new, low-impact but energizing way to move your body? The Burlington County Parks Department has just the program for you on several evenings. The County is offering free outdoor vinyasa flow yoga classes on ...

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