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The 2013 Farmers Market is coming soon!

Merchantville's Farmers Market kicks off its second season on Saturday, June 1, 2013. This community market supports and promotes local farmers, growers and producers of agricultural products. Our focus is on natural, organic and sustainable foods and goods. Merchantville's Farmers Market features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, and packaged…

Spring Beer Fest

The annual Spring Beer Fest sponsored by The Blue Monkey Tavern will take place on Saturday, April 27th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. It's a tented outdoor event with almost 100 different craft beers, a few wines and food for purchase. This is one of the best craft-beer bars…

Metro Division takes to the streets

This week, more than 30 Metro Division Officers were deployed into streets of Camden City. These officers are beginning their eight weeks of field training. The field training is being given by former members of the Camden City Police Department now employed in the Metro Division. The practical field training…

Teen IDs Bike Thief

A Cherry Hill man was arrested for theft after Cherry Hill Police said an alert teen spotted him grabbing two bicycles Monday night from the back yard of a home on Spruce Street, on the Cherry Hill - Merchantville border. Brian Grayson, 50, of Wisteria Avenue, was caught after Cherry…

Cherry Hill honors resident

It was just over a month ago when Merchantville resident Gerald Smith chased down a man he saw allegedly grab a purse from a woman outside Pathmark on Church Road. Monday night, Smith was recognized by the township council, who honored him at the start of their regular meeting by…

Spring Beer Fest tickets going fast

The annual Spring Beer Fest sponsored by The Blue Monkey Tavern will take place on Saturday, April 27th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. It's a tented outdoor event with almost 100 different craft beers, a few wines and food for purchase. This is one of the best craft-beer bars…

Homeland funds bolster fire resources

Thanks to a $3.1 million grant from the Department of Homeland security, federal and local officials announced today that Newark Fire Department will hire 21 new firefighters. Voorhees, Trenton, Bayonne, Paterson, Farmingdale, Merchantville and Sewell were among the other departments to receive a total of $39 million in New Jersey…

2013-14 School Budget

Within this budget all current programs are maintained and there are some enhancements to adhere with state mandates. 2013-2014 Budget Information Banked cap will be used in order to exceed the 2% cap plus 1.25% adjusted Health Care Cap. School Choice and Pre-School aid increases represent $278,475 which is 89%…

Arts center to open downtown

We are excited to announce the opening of Eilandarts Center in Merchantville on April 14, 2013. It's a place where people of all ages can come to explore, learn, be engaged and grow. Our goal is to inspire and create a platform for a creative outlet in all the arts.…

District Feasibility Report update

The Merchantville Board of Education’s expert report on the termination of the ending-receiving relationship with Pennsauken High School, authored by Statistical Forecasting, LLC, Peter E. Carter, and James L. Kirtland, CPA, was released today. The report is a supplement to the initial feasibility study completed in January 2012.

Kevin Riordan: The upper Cooper River trail, a treasure that many miss

To walk the upper Cooper River trail is to discover a secret hidden in plain sight. Who knew so much woodsy, watery, almost-wilderness awaited visitors to this corner of South Jersey, where Cherry Hill and Haddonfield meet? "I've lived here all my life," says Bob Feltoon, an attorney from Voorhees.…
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