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Gov. Murphy, health commissioner recommend masking in certain indoor settings

Following a July 27 announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding masking, Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Health...

Laura Wooten’s Law will require civics to be taught in middle school

If there is one thing that defined Laura Wooten, it was her unwavering dedication to the election process in her community and in the...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 23

Ongoing   Rise is collecting donations of backpacks and school supplies for local students of all ages from elementary school to high school that will be...

Bordentown Township mayor announces plans to consider more warehouses in the community

The recent surge of interest by commercial companies to build warehouses in the Bordentown community has resulted in the Bordentown Township Committee changing its...
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Burlington County suspends COVID-19 testing due to decreased demand

The Burlington County Health Department is suspending its COVID-19 testing programs until further notice amidst diminished demand and the wide availability of over-the-counter home...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 16

Ongoing       Princeton Girlchoir and Princeton Boychoir are auditioning new choristers for the 2021-22 season. Any child entering grades 3-12 this fall is welcomed. Both choirs are programs...
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Chickie’s & Pete’s donates proceeds from National Crabfries Day to families of fallen officers

It was that time of year again for the Chickie’s & Pete’s franchise in Bordentown to cook up its famous crabfries for a good...
PHOTO COURTESY OF ISABELLA DiAMORE/THE SUN

County resident instills sibling connection in foster children 

Camp To Belong nurtures kids in the system separated from family Isabella DiAmore The Sun The summer sun was gleaming off the bus that would take two...
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Burlington County small businesses deal with post-COVID realities

Summer lull, logistical issues hamper economic-recovery efforts By BOB HERPEN The Sun Now that restrictions on indoor and outdoor activities have been relaxed to their greatest extent...

Keep cool this summer at Burlington County libraries

Officials also warn of heat-related illnesses  By Kevin Callahan The Sun Once again, you can beat the summer heat in cooling centers at Burlington County library branches. “In...

Burlington County to begin resurfacing work on Bordentown-Georgetown Road

Burlington County will continue work in its State Funded Overlay Program next week by resurfacing a 4.7-mile section of Bordentown-Georgetown Road in Bordentown Township,...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 9

Ongoing   Through Sept. 30, Somerset County residents can apply with the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services to receive $30 worth of farmers’...
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Burlington County Clerk accepting appointments for Wednesday afternoon weddings

The Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences is turning into a wedding venue on Wednesday afternoons. Burlington County Clerk Joanne Schwartz, who has...
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Burlington County to celebrate opening of new segment of Delaware River Heritage Trail

Burlington County has a new addition to its regional trails network, offering walkers, runners and bicyclists an amazing journey through some of South Jersey’s...

‘Moth-ers’ ‘shine a light on’ 10th observance of moths in their local habitats

National Moth Week (NMW) is marking its 10th year July 17-25 with a call to young people around the world to learn about and...
KRISTEN DOWN/THE SUN

Spotting – and stomping – a menace

Awareness and education key to curbing spotted lanternfly destruction By KRISTEN DOWD The Sun On a recent hot and sunny Saturday morning, the Burlington County Agricultural Center...

Common calendar, Packet papers, July 2

Ongoing   Burlington County is continuing to make COVID-19 shots available to residents. The Health Department will open four new fixed vaccine clinics. The clinics will run...
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Burlington County continues to offer zero-interest HELP loans to small businesses impacted by pandemic

The Burlington County Board of Commissioners are reminding local small business owners and nonprofits that zero-interest loans are still available to assist them with...
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