Catch up on the biggest stories in Burlington Township this week.
The Veteran’s Workshop and hometown boy finds his roots back in Burlington Township. Catch up on everything from the past week in the Weekly Roundup.
Burlington County veterans are invited to attend Veteran’s Workshop
The Medford Arts Center is providing veterans throughout Burlington County with the opportunity to express themselves artistically with a new initiative to give those who have and are serving in the military an outlet for creative expression — The Veteran’s Workshop. The genesis of the program emerged six months ago when Medford Art’s teacher Art Smith expressed his desire to have a place veterans can go for free art classes, according to President of the Board Jeffrey Lucas.
New roads ahead in Burlington Township
Last Tuesday’s council meeting marked the beginning of a journey and the end of one for some. The department of public safety now has a new police officer, in addition to a new sergeant. Also, the Burlington Township School District has said goodbye to a longtime middle school principal. Philippe Thibert was sworn in as a police officer and Marc Carnivale was sworn in as a sergeant in the department of public safety.
Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler to perform free wedding ceremonies
Burlington County Clerk Tim Tyler said June 18 that he plans to perform free wedding ceremonies over the next several months at parks throughout the county. “It is my pleasure to offer couples unique opportunities to exchange vows this summer at some of the most beautiful locations in the county,” Tyler said in a statement. “Helping couples start the next chapter of their lives together is a joyous service that I always look forward to providing.”