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Produce and Patriotism abound at this week's market!

Merchantville's "Red, White & Blue" Farmers Market returns for the holiday weekend on Saturday, July 5th. This week features: Bo Boskovic's Balic Winery - a Mays Landing vineyard with award-winning premium and ultra-premium wines;
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Way to Go, McFarlan's!

Congratulations to McFarlan’s Market on four years of success in Merchantville! Owners Pete Burgess and Janet Stevens purchased and rehabbed the old “Philly Fruit” in 2009 creating a niche corner market with a variety of product offerings. Since opening day they have amassed a loyal customer base built on quality…
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Grant will study extension of rail trail

Pennsauken Township has been awarded a $10,000 Sustainable Jersey Small Grant funded by the New Jersey Department of Health to conduct a feasibility study for the extension of the existing Merchantville rail trail east from Cove Road to Haddonfield Road. The project will promote health and wellness for residents of…
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2014 July 4th events

CAMDEN — Camden Waterfront Freedom Festival, with live music, military vehicles, armed forces displays and other attractions 11 a.m-6 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday, concluding with fireworks.Camden Waterfront, Riverside Drive. camdencounty.com or (856) 757-9400.
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Farmers Market Opens Saturday

Merchantville's Farmers Market kicks off its third season Saturday, June 21st. The market features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, and packaged foods, hand crafts, entertainment, arts and educational programs for everyone. Join your friends and neighbors for a wonderful community experience at the Farmers Market!
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Come join us for some summer fun!

The Summer Parks and Playgrounds Program begins Monday, June 24th and runs through Friday, July 26th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Merchantville Community Center. Children who have completed pre-K through 10 years of age are invited to participate. Fees are: $150.00 for Merchantville residents and $175.00 for non-residents.…
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140th Birthday Celebration

The annual Merchantville Birthday Celebration is fast approaching. Many of the preparations have been handled already however, we are in need of volunteers to help staff the event. The Birthday will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 on the grounds of Wellwood Park from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Wellwood…
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Summer Reading program

Kids at the Merchantville Public Library kicked off the library’s 2014 summer reading program with “indoor” campfire fun that included snacks and stories on Wednesday, June 4. Here they sport tee shirts they hand painted the week before as a Memorial Day activity while they yell out the 2014 summer…
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Children's Garden awards honorees

The 2014 Champions of Children Awards honored notable individuals, organizations, and corporations who work tirelessly on behalf of the children and residents of Camden, NJ. Mrs. Dorrance Hamilton was presented with Lifetime Champion of Children Award. Other Champion of Children Award Honorees included: Former Mayor Patrick Brennan of Brennan Abstract…
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Primary Election Day

Today is Primary Election Day in Merchantville. Our polling place is in the basement of the Community/Senior Citizen Center, 212 Somerset Street, at the end of Greenleigh Court. Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. On the Democratic ballot for Mayor and Council are Edward (Ted) Brennan, Andrew…
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Pre-K and Kindergarten Roundup

Merchantville Elementary School offers a half-day Pre-Kindergarten program 5 days a week. It is a developmentally appropriate educational program for four year old children. The curriculum is based on state guidelines that have been initiated and implemented to enhance the development of the pre-school child within a structured public school…
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