Burlco Buzz Archive: March, 2012

Burlco Dems Announce Freeholder Hopefuls

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Hoping to break Republican domination over county government, the Burlington County Democratic Committee is announcing two politically-experienced... Read more

Skatepark's 10-Year Ride Ends

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The skatepark at the Moorestown Mall ended its 10-year ride this week to make way for a new 12-theater cineplex that will offer more sedentary... Read more

Taxes Barely Rise, But Now There's A "Sneaky" New Trash Fee

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Tiny Pemberton Borough may keep property taxes in check by imposing a new $100 trash collection fee. "It may seem like a sneaky, dirty thing... Read more

What Exactly Does A Town Owe Its Taxpayers?

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A town manager who was asked to plug a $6 million budget hole came up with a list of town services that the state of New Jersey deems untouchable... Read more

Freeholders deaf to cries of hospital sale critics

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The critics of the recent sale of Burlington County's hospital for the poor say the freeholders were deaf to their cries and cavalier in handling... Read more

School Officials Mum Over DUI Arrest and Wage Of Accused

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The Medford Township schools superintendent took a leave of absence on Monday, two weeks after he was arrested on charges of drunken driving... Read more

Politicians Run From Tax Hiker Label

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A New Jersey pollster says state and local politicians have been quaking in their boots ever since 1990 when Gov. Florio's tax increases... Read more

Camden To Get A New School, Not Medical Marijuana

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Camden, long considered one of the nation's most dangerous cities, snubbed a proposed medical marijuana business this week, saying it's just... Read more