NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP — Saying that native plants are better adapted to local soils and climate, the board of supervisors unanimously passed a resolution at the August 14 meeting saying that "every reasonable effort" will be made to plant native species on township-owned property.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Factory Donuts, which has built a reputation in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia for its freshly made treat, has opened its doors in the Village of Newtown Shopping Center.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> About a month after passing a resolution urging Congress to pass climate change legislation, the Newtown Borough Council passed a similar resolution urging the state legislature to do the same.
RICHBORO >> The newly-accredited Northampton Township Police Department is settling into its brand new $7 million home at 111 Township Road.
DOYLESTOWN >> The Doylestown Food Market will close its doors at the end of this month on August 31, market operators Paul, Debbie and John announced in a letter to its customers.
NEWTOWN >> Newtown Community Foundation has been selected as a beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program for the month of August.
WASHINGTON CROSSING >> Two Boy Scouts from Troop 99 in Newtown have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor in Scouting.
NORTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP >>The Northampton Township Police Department has earned accreditation from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC), an achievement realized by just 10 percent of the state’s 1,200 police departments.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Democrat Christina Finello on July 25 announced her candidacy for U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania’s First District, challenging incumbent Representative Brian Fitzpatrick.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Joe Conklin's Christmas in July 5K Run/Walk for Mary Kate's Legacy Foundation takes place on July 25. Due to the event, Silo Drive will be closed from Sycamore Street to Ice Cream Alley from approximately 5 to 9:30 p.m. There also will be rolling street closures dur…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> From cool classics to revved up hot rods, Historic Newtown Borough sizzled with a century’s worth of automotive history on Sunday.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Hundreds of black and white-clad diners will hit North State Street in Newtown Borough on Sept. 7 for the 4th annual Newtown Black & White Dinner – an elegant alfresco dinner held in the middle of the closed-down street.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> A century’s worth of automotive history will be on display when the Newtown Antique & Classic Auto Show steers into town on Sunday, July 21.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Borough Council is calling on the United States Congress to consider passing legislation that will “significantly” address the causes of climate change.
HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) on July 16 approved a six percent toll increase for 2020 for both E-ZPass and cash customers. The increase is set to start at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 5, 2020 on all sections and extensions excluding three western PA “cashless” toll fa…
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Without debate, the board of supervisors passed a resolution allowing a liquor license to be transferred to the Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in the newest under-construction section of the Village at Newtown Shopping Center on South Eagle Road.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> A new township police officer was sworn in during the July 10 meeting of the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors.
LANGHORNE BOROUGH >> A Langhorne Manor man has been charged in the early June robbery of a Langhorne Borough convenience store that ended in his shooting.
SCAM >> At 2 p.m. on June 28 a Society Place resident responded to headquarters to report a strange and suspicious envelope she received in the mail. It was addressed to her residence with the name of a company she had no knowledge of. Inside the envelope was a check for $990. Typicall…
UPPER MAKEFIELD >> The sound of musket fire intermingled with the cadence of the fife and drum on Independence Day as Washington Historic Park hosted a revolutionary celebration.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Aggressive drivers will be targeted by local and state police during an aggressive-driving enforcement wave from July 8 to August 25 in Newtown Township and in more than 215 municipalities across the Commonwealth.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> As kids scampered and played at Linton Memorial Park on June 26, the fresh healthy evening air pumping through their young lungs, Newtown Borough Councilor Nicole Rodowicz announced that the borough parks are now officially vape and e-cigarette free zones.
HARRISBURG >> State and local officials are urging caution as millions of Pennsylvanians fire up their grills, dust off lawn chairs and stock up on fireworks in preparation for Fourth of July celebrations.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Thousands jammed Sycamore Street on Sunday for the rescheduled Welcome Day bringing with it a sea of color, delicious smells and summer excitement.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The borough’s Police Department welcomed its newest full-time officer on June 28 during a brief swearing-in ceremony at borough hall attended by friends, family, borough officials and members of the police department.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> After an all day rain forced the cancellation of Welcome Day on May 5, organizers decided they weren’t going to let a little rain spoil the fun.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The Bucks County Council AFL-CIO, which represents more than 6,350 union members in Bucks County, has endorsed John Mack and Dennis Fisher for the Newtown Township Supervisor positions in the upcoming general election on November 5.
NEWTOWN >> Due to the forecast of wet weather, graduation ceremonies were forced to relocate inside for the first time in recent memory at Council Rock High School North.
WRIGHTSTOWN >> A Northeast Philadelphia pizza institution has arrived in Bucks County. And local Italian pie lovers are singing its praises.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Melt Shop, the pioneer of the Melted Sandwich Movement, announced has openned its third Pennsylvania location in the Village at Newtown Shopping Center.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> State Senator Steve Santarsiero on June 14 joined local and county officials in cutting the ribbon on his new district offices on the second floor of the Santander Bank building at the intersection of Terry Drive and Newtown-Yardley Road in Newtown.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Another new restaurant is coming to the Village at Newtown Shopping Center at Eagle and Durham Roads, this one with a wide range of middle-to-high-end American-style cuisine offerings, including quality steaks.
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> Newtown Borough on Tuesday is expected to become the first municipality in the region and possibly the state outside of Philadelphia to designate its public parks a tobacco-free, vape-free and e-cigarette-free zone.
LANGHORNE BOROUGH >> Detectives from the Bucks County District Attorney's Office along with the FBI are investigating a law enforcement-involved shooting at a convenience store in Langhorne Borough.
NEWTOWN >> Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) will host an open house at his district office in Newtown on Friday, June 14 from 3 to 6 p.m.
NEWTOWN >> From the solitude of the Newtown Cemetery to Veterans Plaza on Historic State Street, Taps split the morning air as Newtown remembered the fallen on Memorial Day.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> The board of supervisors have granted MOD Pizza a conditional use application to operate a specialty restaurant in a currently under-construction section of the Village at Newtown Shopping Center at Eagle and Durham roads adjacent to McCaffrey's Market.
BUCKS COUNTY >> Democrats and Republicans went to the polls on Tuesday to select their candidates for the November election.
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a national leader on teacher issues, has named Council Rock School District a winner in its Great Districts for Great Teachers initiative.
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Bucks County Community College will celebrate its 53rd annual commencement Thursday, May 23 by welcoming alumnus Brian Delate, an actor, director and playwright, as commencement speaker. The ceremony gets underway at 6 p.m. in the Gymnasium on the campus at 275 Swam…
NEWTOWN BOROUGH >> The Newtown Rotary Club scored a hole-in-one for Pickering Manor on Wednesday, May 15 with the donation of $18,000.
PENNDEL >> The Pennsylvania Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation, a successor to the group that two years ago brought the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to Penndel Borough, has announced that it is planning a permanent memorial that will honor men from Lower Bucks County communities w…
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NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP >> Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor John Fetterman brought his recreational marijuana listening tour to Bucks County on Wednesday to hear what residents had to say on the issue.
NOISE COMPLAINT >> Police were dispatched to a Society Place residence shortly before 1:30 a.m. on May 3 for a noise complaint. Upon arrival, police spoke with the resident and requested that she turn down the loud music. The resident was cooperative and had not realized that the music…
BUCKS COUNTY >> Beginning May 11, visitors traveling to Bucks County’s 15 (and counting) breweries can sip their way to a free t-shirt!
COUNCIL ROCK >> Council Rock's Strategic Planning Steering Team met on Tuesday, May 7 to kick off work that will include setting district priority areas for the next three years.