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    Gloucester County Announces Start of Route 322 and Fries Mill Road Intersection Improvement Project

    The County of Gloucester has contracted R.E. Pierson Construction Co. to complete intersection improvements to Glassboro Rd. (US Rt 322) and Fries Mill Rd (CR 655), announced Commissioner Deputy Director Heather Simmons. Read on...
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    SNAP Minimum Benefits will expire in February

    Beginning March 2023, all households eligible for the NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive a minimum $50 monthly benefit following the end of federal SNAP emergency allotments in February. Read on...
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    GCAS feline friends looking for a forever home

    The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is searching for forever homes for senior cats, Ralph and Abbott. Read on...
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    Gloucester County announces two new funding opportunities for local organizations

    Gloucester County Commissioner Deputy Director Heather Simmons has announced two new recovery grant opportunities available to Gloucester County municipalities, non-profits and local businesses. Read on...
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    Clyde, GCAS longest resident, needs a forever home

    The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s longest resident, Clyde, is in search of his forever home! Read on...
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    Dates announced for 2023 Free Rabies Clinics

    (Clayton, NJ) The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced the dates for the 2023 Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic offered to residents’ pets taking place from January to April. Read on...
  7. Home Gardening 2023

    Explore your green thumb with Gloucester County Home Gardening School

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Certified Gardeners have announced their 2023 Home Gardening School line-up. Read on...
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    Gloucester County’s FREE Flu Shot Dates added

    Director Frank J. DiMarco and Commissioner Jim Jefferson are pleased to announce additional dates to the FREE Flu Shot Program. New dates have been added for 2022 and the program will now be extended into 2023. Read on...
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    Gloucester County’s Shady Lane Nursing Home named one of US News’ Best Nursing Homes

    The Gloucester County Shady Lane Nursing Home received a top rating from US News in Short Term Rehabilitation (3/3) and Long-Term Care (3/3) landing them on the list of Best Nursing Homes in 2022-2023. Read on...
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    Historical human remains found at Red Bank Battlefield

    The skeletal remains of as many as eleven individuals have been discovered in a mass grave at Red Bank Battlefield in Gloucester County. Read on...
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    Parent Education Workshop to be held late September

    The Gloucester County Commission for Women and The Arc Gloucester are co-sponsoring a Parent Education Workshop dedicated to “What Parents Should Know About the IEP Process” on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Read on...
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    Disability Employment Job Fair and Resource Event scheduled for July 28

    (Sewell, NJ) –On Thursday, July 28, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will sponsor the annual Disability Employment Job Fair and Resource Event from 9 a.m. to noon at Rowan College of South Jersey’s Gymnasium (1400 Tanyard Rd., Sewell). Read on...

    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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    Gloucester County Receives Grant for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

    Gloucester County’s Division of Human and Special Services has received a $75,000 grant from the New Jersey Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to improve communication and language access to county services for deaf and hard of hearing residents. Read on...
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    Gloucester County launches the Gloucester County Community Outreach Team

    Gloucester County is launching a new initiative, the Gloucester County Community Outreach Team. This will allow us to conduct a door-to-door outreach to help provide information and resources to Gloucester County residents. Read on...
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    Gloucester County will hold its Annual Kitten Shower

    The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will be hosting their second annual Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming arrival of kitten season. Read on...
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    Camden and Gloucester Counties launch SJ Film Office Cooperative

    (Paulsboro, NJ)—Director Lou Cappelli Jr. of Camden County and Deputy Director Heather Simmons of Gloucester County joined industry leaders Monday to launch South Jersey’s first joint film office. Read on...
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    Best of Gloucester County voting now through July 29

    (Gloucester County, NJ)—With more than 100 business categories to choose from, Gloucester County residents can vote for their favorite diner, pharmacy, food store, fitness center and more as part of this year’s Best of Gloucester County contest. Read on...
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    Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival coming this April

    (National Park, NJ)- Step back in time for a day of history and family fun at the annual Red Bank Battlefield Spring Festival on Sunday, April 9 from noon until 4 p.m. The event is free for all to attend. Read on...
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    Gloucester County Animal Shelter adoption hours expanded

    (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is expanding adoption hours at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter beginning Monday, January 31. Read on...
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