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Egg Hunt pleases big crowd

The annual Borough Easter Egg Hunt at Merchantville's Community Center last Saturday was a huge success! Kids, grandkids, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends waited with their with baskets and bags in the cool morning air for the arrival of the fire truck to bring the guy with the…

Decision underway on BOE vacancy

The Merchantville Board of Education received six applications from residents who wish to fill the unexpired term of Jacquelyn Fuentes. One application was withdrawn.The BOE appointed candidate will serve until the general election in November 2015. The applicants include: Sean Fitzgerald, David Guertler, Richard James, Steven Kipp and Mary Noelle…

Blast of snow expected

Snow, heavy at times with falling temperatures expected today. Heaviest snow will be from 7am to 1pm. It will taper off to lighter snow from 3pm to 6pm. Totals: Best bet of 8" is central and northern Delaware into southern New Jersey. High: 32 early, then falling.

Discolored water concerns addressed

The Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission is interested in your concerns about the water discoloration issues brought on by the increased level of road construction taking place all across the borough. They hear you and they are taking action. On Sunday, January 18th, the MPWC engaged in an aggressive form of hydrant…

Welcoming in the New Year

Merchantville.com wishes everyone a Happy and Safe New Year. We are excited to offer the best community and local news coverage available to all of you! We invite you to contribute to our news coverage through our FB site. When you browse to merchantville.com on your computer, phone or mobile…

2014 Holiday Events

The Borough's 2014 Holiday festivities are underway including the much anticipated evening parade. Public Events volunteers were busy Saturday trimming the boro tree, hanging seasonal street decor and readying the Santa House for the holidays. Enjoy the schedule of events and experience the difference that shopping in your own home…

School Bond passes

Voters in Merchantville approved a two-phase school proposal estimated at $2 million on a vote of 536 to 239. Phase I projects includes a 40 percent reimbursement from the state totaling $373,062. The vote showed strong support for the school and it's value to the community. Phase I projects include…

The votes are in

Newly elected Borough officials by unofficial vote tally: Mayor - Edward Brennan, 642; Borough Council - Andrew McLoone, 639; Katherine Erhard Swann, 614. For School Board - Henry Kabel, 374; Karen Foster - 426, Steve Morrone - 459. School Bond Question - Yes 541, No 238. Please check www.merchantvillenj.gov for…

School Bond Referendum

In August, the Merchantville Board of Education authorized the inclusion of a bond referendum question on the November 2014 election ballot. It has been 18 years since the Board of Education asked the community to support a referendum.

SJ towns get $1M in planning grants

Camden's downtown streets could get a makeover, under a new study announced Friday by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission.The grants of federal and state funds were part of the planning commission's Transportation and Community Development Initiative, which seeks to coordinate local transportation improvements with land-use planning. Merchantville received a…

Safety department hosts meet & greet

The Merchantville Department of Public Safety will host a “Meet and Greet Event” for the residents of the Borough to come out and talk to members of the Police and Fire Departments. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26th, at the old railroad station building on Chestnut…
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