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.

New program allows Cherry Hill residents to pay taxes, sewer bills online

In Cherry Hill, paying taxes or sewer bills previously required a trip to town hall or a drive to the post office.

Results of fire department election 2014

Commissioner Robert Caruso was re-elected to the fire department board. Gerard Flack was elected as a second commissioner. Both will serve terms of three years. The budget was approved by voters after elections were held on Feb. 15.