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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.

At the end of 2020, Warminster Township had nearly a $3.8 million deficit. It responded by taking out a loan, a move that officials credit with largely turning things around.

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 …

Solebury is on troll patrol. This comes after two township committees — the Farm Committee and the Park and Recreation Board — were targeted by “random internet trolls.”

A decade ago Michael Cummings left Doylestown Borough Police Department to become chief of police in New Hope. Since then, Cummings, who retires this month, has been credited with shepherding the …

There was some reluctance on the part of the Solebury Township Board of Supervisors to hold an Electronic Waste Recycling event.

After a long five years, Dave Long is back on the Springfield Township Board of Supervisors. Long and fellow resident Lorna Yearwood were sworn in this month.

Durham Township supervisors have been confronted with a problem caused by an ancient mode of transportation, the horse.

It was standing-room only at Doylestown Borough’s zoning board hearing Wednesday night as homeowners near a proposed hotel on West Court Street questioned the developer’s representatives.

Warmth and levity bubbled up from more than 50 guests, several local officials and the supervisors themselves as Warminster Township got underway for 2024 at its required reorganization meeting.

Doylestown Borough residents living near a planned downtown hotel raised multiple concerns about the ambitious project during a zoning commission meeting last week.

Wrightstown can continue locally enforcing the rules of its noise ordinance on alcohol-serving establishments located within township borders. The three-person board of supervisors that governs the …

Springfield Township residents opposed to the expansion of Haycock Camp went on the offensive last week, describing an increasingly inhospitable environment since 2016.

Taxes to rise 11% in Chalfont next year

Chalfont Borough residents can expect roughly an 11% increase in property taxes this upcoming year, as the council’s 2024 budget allocates funds to hire two new police officers, as well as an …

Tuesday was Robert McEwan’s last meeting as a member of Solebury Township Board of Supervisors after serving out his six-year term.“Thanks to the residents of Solebury for putting up with me for …

Farming ain’t what it used to be and the Solebury Board of Supervisors is determined to get with a modern program when it comes to setting new regulations. After hearing from about a dozen agrarian constituents on Tuesday, the board came to see that farming is more than just harvesting corn these days.

Newtown Township Supervisors this month voted 4-1 to enact a plastics ordinance that bans certain types of single-use plastic bags in addition to Styrofoam food containers, plastic straws, disposable …

Newtown Township Supervisors voted 4-1 this month to advertise a single-use plastics ordinance for a Dec. 6 vote. The ordinance would ban the use of single-use plastic bags and other single-use …

Perkasie Borough Council has a list of openings to fill on the municipality’s various boards, commissions and authorities.

Springfield supervisors gave preliminary approval to a housing development off Richlandtown Pike Oct. 24 meeting. The 17-acre property, situated between Passer and State roads, would feature 11 …

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