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Burlington County News

April 11, 2024

WESTAMPTON, NJ – Book lovers can look forward to the return of one of the region’s premier book festivals at the Burlington County Library this weekend with more authors, entertainment and activities for all ages and interests. The Burlington County Book Festival will be held on Saturday, April ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Young adults and teens will have the opportunity to connect with dozens of employers during an upcoming Burlington County Youth Job Fair. The special career fair is scheduled for Thursday, April 11, from 4:30 PM to 7 PM at the Burlington County Human Services Building, 795 ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards are now open,  Burlington County Commissioner Director Felicia Hopson and Commissioner Allison Eckel announced last week. The Commissioners and the Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council will honor the ...

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BURLINGTON TWP. NJ — The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) is asking for the public's assistance in an investigation into a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened in Burlington Township on I-295 over the weekend. According to the state's leading law enforcement agency, at approximately 8:15 a.m.

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MEDFORD TOWNSHIP, NJ — An investigation that originated in Maryland has led to the arrest of a Medford Township man for communicating with a 13-year-old-girl, which included sending nude photos and sexually explicit messages.  According to the Medford Township Police Department (MTPD), an ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Teens and young adult jobseekers should circle April 11 on their calendars and get their resumes ready for Burlington County’s Young Adult Job Fair. Sponsored by the Burlington County Commissioners and the Burlington County Workforce Development Board Youth Council, the Job Fair ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners helped honor two preserved county farms for their outstanding land management and conservation efforts. Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm in Springfield and the Rolling Meadows Farm in Southampton were selected as the recipients of the Bill and ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — UPDATE: The Farmers Market scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 23 has been moved to SUNDAY, March 24 due to the heavy rain in the forecast. The Market will still take place from 10AM to 1PM at the Agricultural Center.  If the start of Spring has you craving warm weather ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — UPDATE: The Spring Resource Fair and Egg Hunt have been moved indoors inside the Special Services School due to heavy rain in the forecast. The event will still be taking place on Saturday, March 23.  Burlington County has announced that it will be hosting its annual Spring ...

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MOORESTOWN, NJ — Dust off your dancing boots! The Burlington County Parks System is bringing its popular — and free — Country Line Dancing series to the County Agricultural Center in Moorestown on Wednesdays from March through May.   Whether you are an experienced dancer and want to show off ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The Burlington County Clerk’s Office is taking its services on the road with a new mobile outreach vehicle. The Burlington County Clerk on the Go truck will travel throughout the County to share information about Clerk’s Office services involving passports, property records, ...

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BURLINGTON, COUNTY, NJ — The St. Patrick's Day season is finally here, and the 2024 Burlington County Parade is set to step-off on Saturday.  The Burlington County St. Patrick's Day Parade will be one of the first parades to happen in New Jersey this season, as it is set to take place on ...

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FLORENCE, NJ -- The contaminated former Roebling Steel Company location in Florence Township, Burlington County will continue to be cleaned up through the help of a roughly $2 million grant provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) according to a Tuesday ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Burlington County is releasing a new tour guide of notable African American historical sites in honor of Black History Month.  First created in 1998 by the Burlington County Cultural and Heritage Department and Advisory Committee, this new and updated 28-page Burlington ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Burlington County had the lowest average county tax in New Jersey again last year, according to the latest New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) data. Released earlier this month, the DCA data revealed the county portion of the average residential tax bill for a home ...

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RIVERSIDE, NJ -- One lucky lottery player can use the wine, beer or other spirits purchased at a Burlington County liquor store to toast their $1.2 million lottery windfall.  According to the New Jersey Lottery, two winning Jersey Cash 5 tickets were drawn on Monday, February 19, splitting a ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – Veteran-owned and military personnel-owned businesses located in Burlington County can now apply for a grant up to $20,000 to assist them with their economic recovery and growth. The Burlington County Military and Veteran-owned Business Grant Program launched this month and is ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Are you a new driver, or maybe have a teenager who just received his or her license? Are you interested in an auto insurance rate discount or maybe a point reduction on your driving record? The Burlington County Sheriff's Department has the program for you! The Sheriff's ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners are giving families a new tool to combat illicit prescription drug use. The Commissioners recenrtly voted to approve the purchase of SafeRx locking prescription pill bottles for distribution throughout the county. Each bottle contains a ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — America's 250th anniversary is coming in 2026, and Burlington County is already preparing for the celebration.  The Burlington County Commissioners last week voted to adopt a resolution to participate in and promote RevolutionNJ, a statewide initiative to celebrate New Jersey's ...

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PALMYRA, NJ — The Burlington County Commissioners and Burlington County Bridge Commission are bringing back their Small Business Workshop Series for 2024, beginning this week.  The workshop, which will be held virtually, is being held on Thursday, January 25 from 6PM to 7:30PM.  Human ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – A Burlington County Commissioner has been selected to join a national panel that advises the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on environmental policy and issues. Commissioner Allison Eckel was one of 16 new members and 13 returning members who were appointed to serve on the ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Burlington County Commissioners have approved changes to the Burlington County Home Improvement Loan Program in a move that officials say make it more responsive to hardships faced by households today.  The program provides zero-interest deferred payment loans to ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ —The Burlington County Commissioners have approved the continuation of almost a dozen different services that help Burlington County seniors and their caregivers.  The Commissioners voted last month to approve one-year options on the contracts for each of the services, which ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- After an intense storm pushed through New Jersey bringing inches of rain and whipping winds Tuesday evening into early morning Wednesday, Burlington County is coping with high water tables, closed roads and power outages.  The National Weather Service (NWS) reported ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — Burlington County Commissioner Felicia Hopson pledged County government would continue to support Burlington County residents in multiple ways on Thursday after she was selected to remain the board’s director for the new year. Hopson was installed as the board’s director during ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – Winter weather lovers have been waiting with bated breath for an opportunity to enjoy the white fluffy stuff in New Jersey for the first time in about two years.  Much was hyped about the potential for a major snowstorm that would bring out shovels, blowers, and plows for most ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office (BCPO) is currently hiring for the position of Victim Witness Advocate Trainee, the office announced this week.  According to the BCPO, an ideal candidate would be a "caring, compassionate person who would be able to assist and guide ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ — A record number of children will experience a brighter holiday this year thanks to those who donated to the Burlington County Sheriff’s Office 28th Annual Holiday Toy Drive. The Burlington County Sheriff’s Office and Burlington County Commissioners announced the results of the ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -- After a severe storm hunkered down Sunday evening and continued into Monday, flooding, road closures, and some power outages are making it difficult to travel around Burlington County.  According to the National Weather Service Office in Mount Holly, 3.06 inches of rain ...

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