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At Monday’s New Hope Borough Council meeting, there was ample discussion regarding the proposed creation of an Environmental Advisory Council.The purpose of the EAC would be to identify …

A proposed local law in Wrightstown would require “Knox Boxes” to be installed on all new commercial buildings in the township.

Road improvements are remaining a focus for the Wrightstown Board of Supervisors. At a public meeting Monday, the elected three-person board that locally governs the municipality approved a contract with Asphalt Maintenance Solutions for $156,224 that will see the contractor tackle two road projects in the township.

Solebury moves to protect open space

It’s a “trust-but-verify” approach or, as the Solebury supervisor chairman explained, it’s a “belt-and-suspenders” assurance that efforts to preserve township open space won’t fall down …

Bedminster Township, long known to residents as a great place to live, is now also known as a great place to work, to a man from another county and his family.

In the May 9 article titled “Park’s name still eludes Solebury officials,” Solebury Township Supervisor John Francis is quoted as saying “a whole team of adults” on the Parks and Recreation …

Traffic concerns and road safety were themes of several discussions at Monday’s Hilltown Board of Supervisors meeting. Police Chief Christopher Engelhart told supervisors that, as requested …

Proponents and opponents of the Haycock Camping Ministries Inc. camp expansion made their cases amicably at the final conditional use hearing in Springtown. Parents and former attendees spoke …

Max Performance, a Hatfield Township-based business that specializes in wholesaling parts for American muscle cars and trucks, is eyeing a new Hilltown facility for its operations, but some residents oppose the plan.

At a packed April meeting, the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors was joined by District Judge Mick Petrucci for the swearing-in of several civil servants, including a new police officer and five new firefighters.

New Souderton manager resigns

Stacy Crandell is out as Souderton Borough Manager after just six months on the job, and officials are mum as to the reason. “It is our policy that we do not comment on personnel matters,” council …

Hear ye, hear ye! Springfield Township plans to make audio recordings of its meetings available once its revamped website is ready to go this summer.

A month after rejecting a new warehouse proposal that called for rezoning parts of its Rural Agricultural zoning district, Richland Township supervisors are considering another warehouse plan, this one in the township’s Planned Commercial district.

Upper Makefield is looking for a good contractor. At a recent public meeting, the township Board of Supervisors authorized advertising to invite contractors to bid on roadwork projects the …

Just when it seemed safe for Tinicum residents to breathe a sigh of relief after their township supervisors resolved to pursue an agreement to privately cover the cost of rehabilitating Headquarters …

Souderton Borough Council approved the purchases of one new patrol vehicle and one used patrol vehicle to replace two aged vehicles.

At Souderton Borough Council’s February work session, Ron Bittner, of Girard Pension Services LLC, a Univest Wealth division, provided data for the last two years regarding the municipality’s …

Durham Township’s supervisors are planning to partner with the Durham Historical Society to come up with $20,640 to repair the damaged cupola atop the iconic Durham Grist Mill. The township owns the …

Bedminster preserves 18 acres

Bedminster Township has approved the addition of another 17.72 acres to its preserved land, while awaiting finalizing of an agreement with owners of another 36 acres.

With three speakers, among dozens of residents present, calling for adherence to their Comprehensive Plan commitment to preserving their township’s rural character, Richland Township’s …

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