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  1. Keep up-to-date on upcoming events and meetings, as well as your latest news headlines.
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    Full kennels at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s kennel is full of animals looking for their forever homes! Read on...
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    COVID-19 Testing moving to Swedesboro Public Works

    The Gloucester County COVID-19 Testing Site is moving to the Swedesboro Public Works Bays, 141 Glen Echo Drive Swedesboro, effective January 18. Read on...
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    Rabies Advisory – Rabid Raccoon in Deptford Township

    (Deptford Township, NJ) – Residents in the vicinity of 200 Ogden Road, Deptford Township should be aware that a raccoon tested positive on January 10, 2022. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Testing at Gloucester County Public Works Complex

    The New Jersey Department of Health and Vault Health continues partner with Gloucester County to offer COVID-19 Testing. Read on...
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    Register today for Winter Nature Tots

    (Clayton, NJ)– The Gloucester County Department of Parks and Recreation educates children on nature and our environment with Nature Tots. Read on...
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    Congratulations to our 2021 Hole-in-One Golfers

    It’s always a great day at the Pitman Golf Course, but especially when a golfer achieves a once-in-a-lifetime goal. Read on...
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    Rowan University announces School of Veterinary Medicine on the campus of county college

    Rowan University is establishing the first school of veterinary medicine in New Jersey. Read on...
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    Gloucester County honors Jean Giampola with renaming of County Bridge Number 3-F-18

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners joined by Paulsboro Councilmembers gathered to rename County Bridge Number 3-F-18 in honor of Jeanne Giampola. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Vaccinations & Boosters at Gloucester County Health Department

    The Gloucester County Department of Health will administer COVID-19 Vaccines at the Gloucester County Health Department beginning January 4, 2022. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Control Rescues Bald Eagle

    The Gloucester County Animal Control Division received a call on Saturday, December 11 in South Harrison Township regarding a sick or injured Bald Eagle. Read on...
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    How to Identify and Avoid Package Delivery Scams

    If you’ve started your holiday shopping, you may have received purchase confirmation emails. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Senior Holiday Party kicks off holiday season

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and senior citizens across the county gathered at Auletto Caterers to celebrate the Annual Senior Holiday Party. Read on...
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    Gloucester County held annual Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony on December 4

    (Monroe Township, NJ)—On Saturday, Dec. 4, we honored the men and women who defended our country's freedom at the annual Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremony at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Read on...
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    GCAS Adopts Longest Resident- Angel!

    The Gloucester County Animal Shelter has found their longest resident­ their forever home! Read on...
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    Protect yourself and others this holiday season with a FREE Flu Shot

    The Gloucester County Department of Health is offering free flu clinics through the end of the year for all Gloucester County residents. Read on...
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    Celebrate Christmas at the historic Whitall House

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, in partnership with the Office of Land Preservation and the Department of Parks and Recreation are offering candlelight tours of the Whitall House Museum at Red Bank Battlefield in National Park, NJ. Read on...
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    Redevelopment of former Ellis Manor public housing breaks ground

    (Glassboro, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners celebrated the groundbreaking of the redevelopment of the former Ellis Manor public housing complex. Read on...
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    Be merry but do not be scammed

    Christmas is a time for family, friends and gift giving, but sadly, there are scammers looking to ruin your holiday fun by trying to make you their next target. Read on...
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    The Gloucester County Division of Senior Services offers Nutrition Program for seniors

    (Gloucester County, NJ)—The Division of Senior Services and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners continue to offer seniors hot, mid-day meals. Read on...
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    Not too late to get your FREE Flu Shot

    The Gloucester County Department of Health is offering free flu clinics through the end of the year for all Gloucester County residents. Read on...
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    Gloucester Dream Park offers therapeutic riding program

    (Logan Twp., NJ)—The Gloucester County Dream Park offers a riding program for children and adults with developmental, physical, and mental/ emotional challenges. Read on...
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    Gloucester County receives grant to continue to expand the Open Space Plan

    Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger on behalf of Gloucester County has received a $1,000,000 Green Acres matching grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Garden State Preservation. Read on...
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    Historic Whitall House receiving makeover

    (National Park, NJ)—The Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield is receiving a new roof thanks to grant funding through Gloucester County and the New Jersey Historic Trust. Read on...
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    DREAM Park Announces November Programming

    (Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many of the top-rated horse shows in the north east. Read on...
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    County Fire Marshal advises safety precautions this holiday season

    As the holidays near, Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and County Fire Marshal would like to advise residents of safety precautions while decorating. Read on...
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    Commissioner Heather Simmons Opinion Piece | Biden could lower gas prices for NJ drivers by 30 cents

    New Jersey drivers will soon see some relief at the pump. Gas prices are set to drop 8.3 cents a gallon on Oct. 1 due to the state’s variable-rate gas tax, bringing the total gas tax to 42.4 cents a gallon for regular gasoline. Read on...
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    Change your clock, change your batteries

    On November 7 at 2 a.m., daylight saving time will officially end and clocks need to be moved back an hour. The Board of Commissioners encourages residents to use this upcoming change to remind themselves to also check their smoke detectors. Read on...
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    Tickets on sale now for Annual Senior Services Holiday Party

    (West Deptford, NJ) – Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger and Commissioner Jim Jefferson, liaison to Senior Services, announced that tickets for the Annual Gloucester County Senior Citizen Holiday Party are now on sale. Read on...
  29. Voting is easier than ever- get your ballot in today

    (West Deptford, NJ)—Election Day is tomorrow, November 2, 2021, and we’d like to remind residents that there’s plenty of ways to get your vote cast this year. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Veterans Day Ceremony to be held on November 11

    (Sewell, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ)’s Student Veterans Association will hold the 2021 Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. at Rowan College at Gloucester County. Read on...
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    Halloween 2021 Safety Tips

    Those planning celebrations or participating in Halloween activities should keep in mind public health and safety recommendations. Read on...
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    Explore Wilson Lake with Fall Paddles

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Scotland Run Park are offering Fall Paddle classes to explore Wilson Lake at Scotland Run Park. Read on...
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    FREE Flu Shots with Gloucester County through November

    The Gloucester County Department of Health is offering free flu clinics through the end of the year for all Gloucester County residents. Read on...
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    Become a Pickleball Pro at Atkinson Park

    (Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation are offering beginner clinics to residents looking to learn Pickleball. Read on...
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    Gloucester County DREAM Park has services for you

    (Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is home to horse boarding, riding lessons, the Therapeutic Riding Program and top-rated horse shows. Read on...
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    Get tested and vaccinated at Gloucester County

    (Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County is operating COVID-19 testing and vaccinations through the Gloucester County Health Department, Director Robert M. Damminger announced. Read on...
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    Explore the environment with Scotland Run Park’s Nature Center

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners invite residents to explore Gloucester County’s environment at the Nature Center. Read on...
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    Rowan University hosts Inter-Regional Border Battle at DREAM Park this weekend

    On Saturday, October 16th, DREAM Park will be the setting of the sixth annual Inter-Regional Border Battle hosted by Rowan University. Read on...
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    The Gloucester County Animal Shelter partners with White Oaks Country Club

    (Newfield, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will partner with White Oaks Country Club for Howl-O-Ween on Saturday, October 30. Read on...
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    Celebrate the Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Mercer

    (National Park, NJ)—On Sunday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will celebrate the 244th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Mercer at Red Bank Battlefield. Read on...
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    How to avoid scams and stay safe from scammers

    Recognizing common signs of a scam could help you avoid failing for one. Read on...
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    Here are the ways to Vote in the 2021 General Election

    (West Deptford, NJ)—Voting is easier and more convenient than ever with 3 ways to vote in the upcoming November 2 General Election. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter has the purr-fect pet for you

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels. Read on...
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    Job Seekers- Get ready for the Mega Job Fair coming on October 15

    (Sewell, NJ)-Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium. Read on...
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    White Oaks Country Club donates to Gloucester County Tornado Relief Fund

    On Wednesday, October 6, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners accepted a donation on behalf of the United Way of Gloucester County for the Tornado Relief Fund. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s celebrates Annual Open House

    (Clayton, NJ) - The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) held their annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Read on...
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    October is Fire Prevention Month

    (Clarksboro, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind residents of the importance of fire safety during the month of October. Read on...
  48. Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office participated in “Operation Clean Sweep”

    The Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office took part in “Operation Clean Sweep” conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. Read on...
  49. Gloucester County warn residents of fake calls about Social Security

    Gloucester County Board of Commissioners would like to warn residents of future scams of fake calls attempting to get your Social Security Read on...
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    Free education and ample opportunity with Gloucester County’s Intern Scholarship Program

    Free Associate’s Degree with the Potential to save up to $150,000 for a 4-year Degree with Professional Workforce Experience Read on...
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    Clean Communities Summer Youth Program connects Gloucester County young adults with the environment

    Our Clean Communities Summer Youth Program has finished their summer projects across Gloucester County. Read on...
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    Consumers asked to be mindful of prices after tornado

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the NJ Office of Consumer Protection is warning both business and residents of New Jersey’s strong price gouging laws. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony scheduled for September 25

    (West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. at the auditorium at RiverWinds in West Deptford. Read on...
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    Household Special Waste collection will take place September 25, 2021

    (Swedesboro, NJ)—The County of Gloucester announced the Household Special Waste Collection Day will take place Saturday, September 25 at the Solid Waste Complex at 493 Monroeville Rd., Swedesboro 08085. Read on...
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    Gloucester County celebrates Seniors at its Annual Picnic

    (West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners held the Annual Senior Citizen Picnic on Sept. 21 at Red Bank Battlefield Park in National Park. Read on...
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    Gloucester County celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Best of Gloucester County

    The 25th Annual Best of Gloucester County contest has officially named its 2021 winners. Read on...
  57. GCIT / SSSD awarded $12 million from the Secure Our Children’s Future Bond Act

    The Gloucester County Vocational Technical School/Special Services School District (GCIT/SSSD) been awarded funding from the Secure Our Children’s Bond Act grant, announced the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners. Read on...
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    Fall Craft Classes to be held at The Whitall House

    (National Park, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners have scheduled Fall Craft Classes at Red Bank Battlefield. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter will waive all adoption fees during Clear the Shelters event

    (Clayton, NJ) On Saturday, September 18 the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will be participating in the fourth annual Clear the Shelters event by waiving adoption fees on all animals in the shelter. Read on...
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    FREE Kids Fishing Contest on September 18

    (Clayton, NJ) - Gloucester County Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger and Commissioner Jim Lavender announced that the annual free Kids Fishing Contest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Scotland Run Park in Clayton. Read on...
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    Honoring 9/11 across Gloucester County

    Gloucester County will never forget. Read on...
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    Gloucester County honors 20th Anniversary of 9/11

    (Mantua, NJ) – The Annual Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony was held Saturday, September 11 8:30 a.m. at the 9/11 Memorial at the Place of Reflection, inside Chestnut Branch Park on Main St. in Mantua. Read on...
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    Resources available at Gloucester County Library- Mullica Hill Branch

    Gloucester County Commissioner Director announces the establishment of a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Mullica Hill Library 389 Wolfert Station Rd., Mullica Hill. Read on...
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    Commissioner Simmons welcomes Nine Thai to Pitman

    Commissioner Simmons presented a certificate to the owners of new restaurant, Nine Thai, located at 7 South Broadway in Pitman. Read on...
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    Mega Job Fair of 2021 coming on October 15

    (Sewell, NJ) Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Donation Portal is open

    Under direction from Director Robert M. Damminger, Gloucester County has created a donation request portal for those affected by the Sept. 1. Read on...
  67. Director Robert M. Damminger instructs landfill to remain open Monday, Sept. 6

    Robert M. Damminger, Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, has instructed the Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex (Landfill) to remain open on Monday, Sept. 6 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. Read on...
  68. Debris removal resources provided by Director Robert M. Damminger

    Robert M. Damminger, Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, has donated dumpsters to the Wenonah Borough to clear debris off the streets. Read on...
  69. Message from Director Robert M. Damminger and Senate President Steve Sweeney

    Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger and New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney are offering assistance to all residents affected by the tornado on Sept. 1, 2021. Read on...
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    Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger statement regarding Atlantic City Electric’s assistance following the September 1, 2021 tornado: Read on...
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    United Way of Gloucester County is accepting donations for relief

    Donations can be made securely at the Gloucester County Disaster Relief Fund by United Way of Gloucester County. Read on...
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    WE WILL NEVER FORGET - ANNUAL PATRIOT DAY CEREMONY – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH

    (Mantua, NJ) – The Annual Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m. at the 9/11 Memorial at the Place of Reflection, inside Chestnut Branch Park on Main St. in Mantua. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Presents Family Health Summit “Be Your Best”

    Gloucester County Department of Health is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Family Health Summit, on Saturday September 18th from 8 am to 12 noon, rain date Saturday October 2nd. Read on...
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    Land your Dream Job with American Job Center

    Career Services Available Through the Gloucester County American Job Centers Read on...
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    Don’t wait for treatment- Help is here today

    The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office is partnering with local police departments to help individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction. Read on...
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    Third dose vaccinations are NOW AVAILABLE to immunocompromised at GC COVID-19 Vaccine Site

    Gloucester County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Site will begin administering 3rd doses of COVID-19 vaccinations to the moderately to severely immunocompromised patient on Tuesday, August 17. Read on...
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    Be aware of UNEMPLOYMENT SCAMS! - How to report a scam and what to look for…

    Gloucester County has been made aware of an uptick in reports of phony unemployment claims. Read on...
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    Save a life- Register for Project Lifesaver

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office is committed to our elderly and disabled community and offers Project Lifesaver to protect those who wander due to cognitive impairments. Read on...
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    It is our HONOR to SERVE our VETERANS in Gloucester County…they did THEIR part, we must now do OURS.

    Gloucester County is committed to serving all residents with the best services we have to offer-our Veterans are our Nation’s heroes and it is our priority to care for them. Read on...
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    Help Gloucester County Shed the Stigma! Candlelight Vigil hopes to shed the stigma around substance

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force will hold the 6th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, August 31 at James G. Atkinson Park. Read on...
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    Free Fun for Kids- Don’t miss Gloucester County’s Family Fun Shows

    Searching for the perfect way to entertain kids during the summer- look no further! The best part? It’s free. Read on...
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    Annual Whitall Herb & Flower Show set for June 27

    The annual Ann Whitall Herb & Flower Show at the Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield is set for this weekend, Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Sheriff’s Office

    The members of the Sheriff's Office are dedicated to protecting life and property. We are committed to providing all citizens with the highest quality law enforcement services and strive to perform our duties in an efficient and effective manner. Read on...
  84. Department Spotlight: Red Bank Battlefield

    Located on the waterfront of the Delaware River, Red Bank Battlefield played a crucial role in the Revolutionary War when Hessians attacked Fort Mercer on October 22, 1777. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Summer Programming

    Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation are rolling out programs all summer long. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: GCIA Office of Recycling

    Although the GCIA programs range from providing financing for major projects to operating a first-class Nursing Home and Day Care, we both have the same goal of providing outstanding and exceptional services and value remains constant in everything we do. Read on...
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    Department Spotlight: Office of Emergency Management

    Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer. Read on...
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    Gloucester County DREAM Park will hold Layover and Learn clinics

    (Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park partners with GEAR to present Layover and Learn on Monday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 2. Read on...
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    Lose your CDC Card? Here’s what to do

    Gloucester County Mega Site is urging residents who lost their CDC cards to visit the New Jersey Immunization Information System (NJIIS). Read on...
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