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Is your license plate hard to read?State Sen. Steve Santarsiero, state Rep. Tim Brennan and Doylestown Township Police Department will host a free License Plate Replacement Clinic in the Doylestown …

The Doylestown business district thrives today thanks to the vision of a few passionate individuals who laid the groundwork for self-preservation within the community and created the desire to revitalize the business district while protecting its historical character.

Sought-out guidance and prayerful decision by our pastor should be a feeling of assurance, not anger. It was an oppressive challenge to Father Gurkin, in his obligation to lead the congregation.

HISTORY LIVES: The Scumblers

During the early summers of the 20th century, a group of Philadelphia artists took the trolley north to the Village of Edison and practiced their art in an old barn referred to as “the Shack.” This group of men called themselves “The Scumblers.”

Doylestown Symphonic Winds will host a free concert at 7:30 p.m. July 19 in the Holland Middle School auditorium in Northampton Township.“Old, New, Borrowed, Blue” will feature the music of Oscar …

Hundreds of people from across Bucks County took a welcome Fourth of July break on Thursday, heading to Fonthill Castle in Doylestown to celebrate with proud displays of old-fashioned patriotism. …

When a military veteran had an episode of PTSD earlier this year in Doylestown Borough, it was three trained Central Bucks Regional Police Department members who came to the vet’s aid.

Scholarships of $2,500 went to 19 members of the Dining Service Staff at Pine Run Retirement Community this month.

Scraping Doylestown’s history

There are times when life treats you with a piece of knowledge about your hometown and you tuck it away, unless it pops up in your memory bank at an unexpected moment.


In 1808, Septimus Evans from Warwick Township bought a 2-acre building lot at the corner of North Main and Broad streets for $250.

A ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony was held June 13, to officially kick-off construction of St. Mary’s Cemetery Columbarium on the campus of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Doylestown.

As a 40-year member of State Street Players I was flabbergasted to learn of Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s pastor will no longer support the troupe (“Our Lady of Mt. Carmel cuts ties with State Street Players,” June 20).

HISTORY LIVES: Silkworm Craze

Doylestown and Newtown townships were two communities hit hard by that curious and widespread fever known as the silkworm craze, which prevailed for more than a decade in the first part of the 19th century. Generally, the craze extended from 1830 to 1844.

The Doylestown Rugby Academy high school boys team traveled to the first rugby 7s tournament of the summer, Delco 7s, on June 1. Doylestown went 3-0 in pool play with victories over Media, West Chester and MD15.

Doylestown native and Central Bucks West High School alumna Katrina M. Homel, was recognized as the 2024 Young Lawyer of the Year in May at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting and …

Christine Roussel, Doylestown Health’s senior executive director of pharmacy, laboratory and medical research, has been named the chairperson for the Pennsylvania State Pharmacy Board.

Doylestown Presbyterian Church will present a weekend for choirs and singers, culminating in a free concert for the entire community.

As Doylestown Borough continues repairs on its water distribution system, officials are asking the community to voluntarily reduce their use of water.

A Doylestown pastor’s decision to end his church’s longstanding relationship with a theater group over language in a play shocked the actors.

HISTORY LIVES: Doylestown Friends Meeting House

The early Quakers who came to Bucks County were primarily farmers; therefore they usually located their meeting houses in rural areas rather than in towns.

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