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Voytek Kaniewski had a vision to create a kind of family ranch where he and his adult children could live, all in their own houses. It appears he’ll have the opportunity to bring the vision to …

Members of the Upper Makefield Board of Supervisors once more butted heads over the appointment of a new township engineering firm. The debate at the Jan. 16 public meeting continued what had been …

The townships of Wrightstown, Newtown and Upper Makefield are considering placing local zoning regulations on billboards and electric vehicle charging stations. The three neighboring municipalities …

Three bridges in Upper Makefield are slated to receive repairs they need in 2024. At a public meeting on Jan. 2, the township board of supervisors approved contracts.

Members of the Upper Makefield Board of Supervisors clashed during a contentious Jan. 2 reorganization meeting, with the battles playing out along partisan lines as Democrats assumed control of the …

A local couple and Upper Makefield officials have teamed up to preserve an important piece of American history.

The woman who shot her two sons as they slept in their beds May 2, 2022 and attempted to murder a third man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Dec. 20. Trinh Nguyen, 40, appeared in Bucks …

The municipal property tax rate will remain the same in Upper Makefield in 2024 as it was this year. Following a public hearing at a meeting on Nov. 21, the township board of supervisors unanimously …

For 26 years, Sgt. Patrick Durkin has faithfully protected and served the people of Upper Makefield through his work with the township police department. Now, he’s ready to extend his focus to the …

While rescuers searched for missing children swept away in the July Upper Makefield flash flood, a criminal enterprise was allegedly using the search as cover for a plot to steal Verizon wires from …

Upper Makefield officials are working on a municipal budget for 2024 that currently calls for keeping the township property tax rate the same as this year. It also calls for finishing paying off debt …

The pickleball court plans have been put on hold in Upper Makefield. Township officials were aiming to install pickleball courts at Brownsburg Park, a 37-acre park located on River Road. However, on …

Bucks County Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick and New Jersey Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman are mounting a push to rename the Washington Crossing Post Office after Susan Barnhart.

Work on a fuel-transporting pipeline project in Upper Makefield was supposed to wrap up by July. Then, the weather intervened. Heavy rain and wind storms have delayed site restoration work related to …

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced yesterday that Route 532 (Washington Crossing Road) has reopened between Dolington Road and Wrightstown Road in Upper Makefield …

Upper Makefield Township Police Department announced in a social media post last night it had “with broken hearts” ended the active search for 9-month-old Conrad Sheils, who was swept away by flash flood waters July 15.

Late Friday afternoon, what is believed to be the body of one of the young children who died in the raging floodwaters in Upper Makefield Township on July 15 was found in the Delaware River in …

Not only did last week’s merciless flash flood take the lives of five people, with two small children still not found, it also left forever broken lives in its terrifying wake. A GoFundMe page was …

Poor weather conditions dealt a Wednesday setback to efforts in Upper Makefield to locate two children missing since Saturday when a sudden and violent flash flood stopped their parents’ car and …

Better weather conditions Monday in Upper Makefield allowed officials to mobilize a massive search along Houghs Creek and the Delaware Canal for a missing toddler and her 9-month-old brother, who were washed away in Saturday’s flash flood.

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