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SPRINGFIELD -- The Springfield Township Board of Commissioners have put forth a 2020 draft budget that proposes a balanced operating budget of $17,442,290 with no property tax increase and an earned income tax rate of 1.0 percent. The budget reflects a reduction from last year.

Pennridge, Palisades and Quakertown school districts participated in the 31st annual Upper Bucks Veterans Organization Veterans Day program Monday held at Strayer Middle School. The main speaker was Craig Wilhelm, retired US Army Vietnam veteran. Music was provided by middle school choir and…

DRUGS — Jennifer McCloskey, 36, of the 3200 block of Magee Street in Philadelphia, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after being stopped for speeding on Route 309 near Mill Road at 2:49 p.m. on Sept. 29, Hilltown Township Police Depart…

Perkasie Borough Council seeks Borough residents who would be interested in volunteering to serve on various appointed Boards, Commissions and Authorities, the borough said in a release.

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BEDMINSTER — The second Weis Markets store in Bucks County and eighth in the Delaware Valley opened Nov. 7 at routes 313 and 113 in Bedminster Township. 

THEFT, DUI — Justin Schofield, 26, of Perkasie, was charged Oct. 27 with theft by unlawful taking, unauthorized use of a vehicle and driving under the influence after officers responded to Wyckford Drive in Perkasie following Schofield having called and said he had stolen a vehicle from Quak…

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EAST ROCKHILL – Everybody knows smoking is bad for you, so most youths today aren't starting with cigarettes, but that doesn't mean they're not putting themselves at similar risk, an addiction specialist told Pennridge School District parents and teachers during a presentation on vaping.

It is always a pleasure to meet someone that truly brightens your day. A person who makes it their mission to ensure you have a smile on your face. Ambler is lucky enough to have one of those welcoming people, and his name is Paul Catanzaro.

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A new sidewalk, street trees, hard-surface trail, gazebo and wildflower meadow are among improvements that will be made to Miller Meadow Park in Hatboro, thanks in part to a $200,000 grant won by the borough, officials said at a recent groundbreaking ceremony.

HORSHAM -- It’s never too early to start planning for Christmas, especially when building toys the old-fashioned way. Students in Nick Pompei’s Manufacturing & Engineering class are making a spin-off of the board game Binho, which is like having a small soccer stadium in your living room…

JENKINTOWN -- Jenkintown Middle/High School is pleased to announce it has received a $3,995 STEM grant from the Toshiba America Foundation (TAF). These funds will support the STEAM Explorer, Designing and Building Prototypes Project.

HARLEYSVILLE -- To assist and support local veterans, Daniel’s Lawn and Garden Center, 1457 Sumneytown Pike, is hosting the Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds, off site veteran’s photo ID program on Friday, November 15, from 10 am to 1 pm.

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EAST ROCKHILL — Adding booster pumps at an existing two million gallon public water system tank will give improved service to users along the line in parts of East Rockhill and West Rockhill, the engineer for the plans said during an Oct. 22 conditional use hearing before the East Rockhill T…

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SOUDERTON — The tax rate in the borough stays the same for next year's budget, but it will cost residents more to have their trash and recyclables hauled away, Souderton Borough Council said at a special work session meeting Oct. 28 to discuss the budget. 

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SELLERSVILLE — The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Bucks has been granted $426,675 through the state's Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) for site remediation at the former Sellersville Landfill Site, an Oct. 23 release from Gov. Tom Wolf's office said. 

DUI, MARIJUANA — James Arthur Hoffman, 31, of Bechtelsville, was charged with violations including driving with a suspended license, driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a small amount of marijuana after being stopped for motor vehicle violations Sept. 12, …

PERKASIE – On September 23, Pennridge School District Board of Directors passed a property tax rebate program for seniors, widows, widowers and permanently disabled homeowners having an annual income of 35k or less.Half of Social Security income received must be included as annual income, th…

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WEST ROCKHILL — Income and spending will increase in 2020 for Pennridge Regional Police Department's $2,256,278 budget, but it won't be costing the towns the department patrols any more than this year. 

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SOUDERTON — Souderton-Telford Main Streets and the Souderton Business Improvement District have hired a consulting group to help the two organizations review where they're headed, Pam Baker, Main Streets board chairwoman, told Souderton Borough Council at its Oct. 14 work session meeting.

The Souderton Telford Main Streets organization celebrated fall in both towns with Oktoberfest Saturday at J.S. Stover Beverages. Music, food, beer tastings and a chili cookoff contest were the main attractions at the event highlighting the business districts of Souderton and Telford. 

Blueprint Brewing was the starting and ending point for bicyclists in the Oktoberfest ride Sunday in Harleysville. 

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EAST ROCKHILL – East Rockhill resident and Bucks County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Robert Cormack is the newest member of the Pennridge School Board.

The Abington Award Program has selected Children’s Music Express for the 2019 Best of Abington Award in the Music School category. Children's Music Express serves several communities with Abington as their headquarters. They also serve Chestnut Hill, King of Prussia, Huntingdon Valley, South…

Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera visited Crooked Billet-Hallowell Learning Community for PA Preferred Day, a statewide initiative that features food grown, produced and/or manufactured in Pennsylvania. Kindergarten students welcomed Rivera’s arrival on Oct. 16 with hand-drawn pictures and…

MARIJUANA, WARRANT — Luis Hernandez, 39, of Sellersville, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after being located Oct. 8 with an active warrant out of Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. He w…