In our opinion: Mixed messages from Governor Christie

For the past few years, Gov. Christie has been bold and straightforward with his push for reform, tax cuts and hope during his annual state budget address.

Legislators introduce bill to safeguard local farmers and preserved lands

Legislation was introduced on Feb. 27 by Senator Dawn Marie Addiego, Assemblyman Chris Brown and Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg that safeguards the interest of local farmers who cultivate and harvest preserved lands.

Mayor’s Message from Randy Brown: Police to double efforts on DUI checkpoints

Each year, countless lives are lost due to the poor-decision making of reckless drivers. We do not stand for such behavior in Evesham Township.

Annual Hometown Heroes Breakfast set for March 1 to honor emergency personnel

On Saturday, March 1, the Evergreens Continuing Care Retirement Community will host the annual Hometown Heroes Breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. This special event is held every year to honor and recognize the Moorestown police, fire, and emergency service personnel and to acknowledge them for their dedicated service to The Evergreens and the community.

The “Schools Around the World” presentation was a highlight at the Voorhees Board of Education meeting on Feb. 26

The “Schools Around the World” presentation was the highlight of the Voorhees Board of Education meeting on Feb. 26. Parents and students gathered to watch a colorful overhead display put together by students in grades third through fifth, with the help of teachers.

Mabel Kay presentation about new health care laws set for March 4

On Tuesday, March 4 the Mabel Kay Senior Center will host a presentation by Dr. George Fisher, at 24 Walnut Street. From 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Dr. Fisher will be speaking about “Obama Health,” and related topics. Friends of Mabel Kay members also encouraged to attend. For more information, please call 354-8789.

Mt. Laurel Fire District No. 1 to lower taxes in 2014

Mt. Laurel residents will be seeing a slight decrease in their taxes to the fire district after the passage of its budget on Feb. 15.

Voorhees Township Committee meeting Feb. 24

The Voorhees Township Committee is set to meet on Monday, Feb. 24 at the municipal building in the Voorhees Town Center. The meeting will begin at 8 p.m. Anyone with questions regarding township matters is encouraged to attend.

Budget discussions begin for Tabernacle Township

Preliminary budget discussions began for Tabernacle Township at the committee’s workshop meeting held Feb. 10. According to township administrator Doug Cramer, residents can expect to see an increase in the township’s engineering budget.

Medford municipal budget could feature tax increase

A year after Medford municipal taxes remained flat, the budget presented to council at last week’s meeting showed a slight increase for taxpayers.