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Electric outages reported

The interactive PSE& G Outage Map showed that fewer than 5 customers had reported they were affected by the storms that blew through the borough a fer hours ago. The outages were first reported around 5:18 a.m. and electricity is expected to be restored by 10:30 a.m. The reports are…

Multi-Family Yard Sale

Shop for you and your Easter basket, too. Stop by our huge multi-family sale on Saturday, April 20th, featuring household goods and decor, art/craft supplies, vintage books, tools, and clothing PLUS baked goods and Easter basket chocolates. All proceeds benefit the homeless pets at AWANJ the Animal Welfare Association in…

Holistic Street Festival coming

Mystical May Holistic Street Festival will be a unique street fair experience with a mind, body, spirit theme. Various local holistic practitioners will participate from various modalities including Reiki, IET, Reflexology, Herbalism, and yoga. Find angel card and tarot readers, mediums and psychics. Also featured an array of handmade and…

#7 and climbing

Best South Jersey towns for families: Where does yours rank? Well according to NJFamily.com now there's a list that ranks the family-friendliness of more than 500 towns across the state. The site assigned ratings to towns with populations of 1,500-plus based on factors such as schools, safety, affordability and diversity.…

Events abound this Saturday

Saturday, April 13th is sizing up to be a beautiful day and the borough has quite a line up of fun events for Merchantville kids and adults. The day starts at 10:00 a.m. with the Borough's Annual Egg Hunt at the Community Center where kids age 10 and under are…

Volunteerism is a gift to your community

The power of volunteerism is immeasurable. A society which supports and encourages different forms of volunteering is likely to be a society which also promotes the well-being of its citizens. The Borough is looking for volunteers to assist with future Borough-sponsored public events. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details. Also, the Merchantville…

Knights celebrate Founders Day

St. Peter School Merchantville celebrated our wonderful Knights of Columbus Council on their Founder's Day. We had a special presentation during Mass to thank them for their tireless service to our school and parish. Afterwards the Knights spoke to our students to let them know all about being a Knight…

Observer is hiring

The Merchantville Observer, a free, all-volunteer, monthly publication for town news, is seeking new volunteers to fill several key positions: Editor to identify newsworthy stories around town, assign reporters to cover them, and share in copy editing for a portion of the articles. Three reporters to cover general interest stories…

2019 Mayor and Council

Congratulations to Mayor Edward Brennan who was sworn into Merchantville municipal office by Congressman Norcross at the January 2019 reorganization meeting. Also taking the oath for three year terms were councilpersons Daniel Sperrazza, Sean Fitzgerald and Maria Scarpa.

Build A Memory With A Brick

The Merchantville Task Force and American Legion Post 68, Auxillary 68 are raising funds to "Build A Brick - Wall of Honor" at Wellwood Park. Engraved 4x8 bricks are $50 each and engraved 8x8 bricks are $100 each. Armed Forces emblems are only available on the 8x8 bricks due to…

Cold Weather Alert

Happy First Day of Winter! MPWC wants to make sure you keep your pipes and meter warm to avoid damages from any increase in freezing temperatures. Freezing temperatures can freeze the pipes inside of your home. If you suddenly have no water but do not have any outstanding balances, check…
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