Cindy Baum-Baicker, grand marshal of the Carversville Pet Parade, gets Snickers to perform on the grandstand last weekend at Carversville Day. Reed and Maggie Beck walked with Snickers at the annual event. More photographs of Carversville next week.
Plumstead businesses make plans for future
The Plumstead Village Business Alliance met to discuss plans to enhance the township’s commercial center and make it more pedestrian-friendly.
Springfield rejects recycling center expansion
Springfield’s supervisors have rejected a plan that would have expanded recycling within the township.
Agway expansion plan gets conditional Hilltown nod
Dublin Borough officials have been asked to weigh in on the planned expansion of the Dublin Agway, which is located in neighboring Hilltown Township.
Upper Makefield opposes hazardous waste processing plant in Falls
Upper Makefield supervisors approved a resolution opposing a proposed hazardous waste facility in Falls Township.
Officials show progress on linking
of 165-mile trail
Community and Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor officials met to discuss progress on connecting its 165 miles of trail.
Suspect arrested in multiple burglaries
A Bedminster man has been arrested in connection with the burglaries of municipalities in Montgomery and Bucks counties over the past few months.
Solebury moves to simplify permit process
A project group is assessing how permits are issued in Solebury Township in hopes of making the process more user-friendly.
DEP denies request to pump more water at quarry
The Pa. Department of Environmental Protection has denied a request by New Hope Crushed Stone to increase how much water is pumped from the quarry.
Bucks aging agency honors volunteers who help nonprofits
Positively Aging Bucks County honored its volunteers at a special ceremony May 19 at the Bucks County Administration Building in Doylestown.
Poets honored in Main Street Voices contest
Student and grownup poets were honored for their creations at the recent Main Street Voices Poetry Contest awards.
Richland Township to look
at safety of culverts
With an eye on safety, Richland has authorized its engineer to evaluate and study the township’s 46 culverts.
Palisades stalls on further budget savings
Recent charter school tuition rate hikes will offset any additional potential savings to the Palisades School District budget for 2016-17.
New-Hope-Notebook: New Hope mayor breaks tie on traffic lights vote
New Hope Mayor Larry Keller cast the tie-breaking vote when the borough council split on whether to seek a grant to play for a Main Street traffic control device.
4.8% tax hike seen
for New Hope-Solebury
The New Hope-Solebury School Board passed a 2016-17 budget that includes a planned 4.8 percent tax hike after a final vote is taken June 20.
Reading in Doylestown set
for “Silver Linings” author
Matthew Quick, author of “Silver Linings Playbook,” will sign copies of his latest book, “That Exquisite Thing,” June 1 in Doylestown.