Weekly Roundup: Board of Education budget, domestic violence classes top this week’s stories

Check out the top stories in Cinnaminson this week with our Weekly Roundup.

The Board of Education unanimously passed the 2017–2018 budget and domestic violence response team classes are beginning soon. Check out the biggest stories in Cinnaminson this week with our Weekly Roundup.

Cinnaminson Board of Education unanimously passes 2017–2018 budget

The Cinnaminson Township Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the 2017–2018 budget following a public hearing on April 25.

The $50.8 million budget, $34.99 million of which will be raised through taxation, includes a tax levy increase of 2 percent — a $747,689 increase. The total budget has increased 2.68 percent from 2016–2017.

Domestic violence response team classes beginning soon

The Cinnaminson Police Department is recommending that citizens look into becoming domestic violence response team volunteers in collaboration with Providence House domestic services.

Classes will begin on Saturday, May. 6. To apply, call Gabby Jackson at (856) 824–0599 ext. 8606.

Burlington County to hold free shredding event for county residents on May 7

Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio has announced that the freeholder’s next paper shredding event will be held on Sunday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex located at 22000 Burlington-Columbus Road, Bordentown.

Resident expresses opinion on Republican primary

“For 50 years in Cinnaminson, all that a local candidate had to do to win was vote for themselves. This year, the decision is finally in the hands of the voting public, and we want to be informed, regardless of how badly the established candidates want otherwise!”