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Council poised to adopt budget

In addition to approval of the 2012 Municipal Budget, items on the agenda for the Monday, April 9th Council meeting include the awarding of two contracts, rejection of two bids and a resolution to restore energy tax funds. A contract to replace the Community Center roof

Deadline nears for photo entries

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit their best images from the DRVPA Cassic Towns in seven different categories including: community, local history, main street, parks and recreation, people, residential, and seasonal. The deadline for the contest is April 14. Online voting will begin on April 15.

Grace Church changes domain name

Due to a problem with the existing web site domain registration Grace Church is moving their web site to www.GraceChurchMerchantville.org They will no longer use the old site, called gracechurchmerchantville.com but hope to eventually regain use of that domain name in the future, and use it to refer people to…

Vern Collins to be honored

Merchantville will celebrate Arbor Day on Saturday, April 28th. The Merchantville Shade Tree Commission will be planting a tree to honor Vern Collins at 11:00 a.m. on the Merchantville Circle. All residents and friends are invited to attend. Vern was a devoted member of the committee for more that 35…

Hydrant flushing this month

The MPWC will begin the Spring fire hydrant flushing initiative at the end of the month. The MPWC Commissioners Spring Flushing Program will take place between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 25th through Thursday, March 29th and again on Sunday, April 1st through Thursday,…

District school budget released

A Public Hearing meeting on the 2012-2013 School Budget was held at Merchantville School on March 27th. The School District proposed programs and services in addition to core curriculum content standards adopted by the State Board of Education. Information on this budget and the programs and services it provides is…

Merging of towns at standstill

Neither the Cherry Hill or Merchantville administration sent representatives to the March 6th commission meeting and it was attended by only a few residents. Mayor North, who in the past has voiced his concerns over who would sit on the commission was not at the meeting and has not heard…

"Lace Up" campaign raises over $30,000

Merchantville, NJ: In mid-February, The Haddonfield, NJ community pulled out all the stops to support two local students, Jason Garstkiewicz, a 7th Grade Haddonfield Middle School student and Colin Hough, a Freshman at Haddonfield Memorial High School whom had recently been diagnosed with cancer. As the difficult news spread across…

Taste of Sicily at BellaVita

On Thursday, March 22nd, BellaVta presents a "Taste of Scicily" featuring tow appetizers, refreshing Caponata and traditional, crispy Arancini,. The first course will be Anelli Sicilani al Forno, baked pasta layered with eggplant, meat sauce, cheese and toasted breadcrumbs. The second course, Spiedini, top round beef with bread crumbs.

Surrounded by cell towers

There are currently 52 Towers (10 Registered,42 Not Registered) found within 4.00 miles of Merchantville Borough Hall, 1 W Maple Ave, Merchantville, NJ 08109. View the list. Four (4) new tower applications can be found within 4 miles of the center of town. One has been filed by Pegasus at…

SJU volunteers needed

In the spring of 2012, Friends of L'Arche New Jersey's first home will open in Merchantville, NJ. Four adults with disabilities and four assistants will live in the home as a family, placing priority in relationships of mutuality and trust. St. Joe's Alumni are invited to participate in Global Community…
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