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BEDMINSTER — Following coronavirus-related guidelines, the July 8 swearing in of Bedminster Township Police Department's new Chief Matthew Phelan took place outdoors in the parking lot of the building that houses the police station and the township meeting room.

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PERKASIE — School Board Vice President and Curriculum Committee Chair Joan Cullen, whose social media posts have led to controversy and calls for her to resign, will continue in her leadership roles.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, PROWLING — William Besaw, 21, who is homeless, was charged with disorderly conduct, loitering and prowling at nighttime and harassment following a June 20 incident on N. 7th Street in Perkasie, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. A warrant was issued and he was picke…

The Roxborough Bandits Jr. American Legion team battled Aston-Media in a hard fought playoff series. Many of the youngsters from that team went on to outstanding high school careers but lost out on their senior year seasons this Spring. The squad was coached by former Bandits players: Brian …

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PERKASIE — While many other things aren't happening this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, Perkasie's Summer Concert Series is ready to go.

SIMPLE ASSAULT — Timothy Strain, 42, of Dublin, was charged with simple assault and additional charges following a domestic assault and criminal mischief incident at Bucks Run Apartments on June 18, Dublin Borough Police Department said. A preliminary arraignment was held before Magisterial …

HILLTOWN — While Pearl S. Buck International’s buildings and facilities remain closed due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the organization has launched a new virtual exhibit available on its website, Pearl S. BuckTaking Action: Civil Rights in America.

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PERKASIE — When the Samuel Pierce Branch in Perkasie and the other branches of Bucks County Free Library reopen after having been closed for more than three months by the coronavirus pandemic, there will be some changes, but a lot will be the same.

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TELFORD — Some of the changes at this year's Telford Night Market are because of the coronavirus, but some were already planned before the pandemic and social distancing.

As the region lurches into first the yellow and then the green phases of the governor’s post-pandemic reopening plan, the Schuylkill Center will welcome a group of summer campers to our annual camp this Monday, June 29, easily the most interesting camp in our 30+ years of offering this progr…

The controversial use of excessive force by law enforcement officers is nothing new. The current controversy about cops beating citizens would remind a history buff of Philadelphia’s first case of such behavior, just a bit more than three centuries ago.

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DOYLESTOWN — A 71-year-old Dublin man and six others are charged with operating a methamphetamine lab at the man's home and related charges, the Bucks County District Attorney's office said.

DUI — Frederick Hamilton, 53, of Perkasie, was charged with driving under the influence and two traffic violations following investigation of an accident about 7:15 p.m. June 15 at W. Blooming Glen Drive and N. 5th Street, Perkasie, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. Both drivers repor…

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WEST ROCKHILL — When the state moves Bucks County into the green phase of the coronavirus-related guidelines, the township building, which has been closed to the public, will reopen, Township Manager Greg Lippincott said at the June 17 West Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors meeting.

BLUE BELL -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® congratulates The Rosenthal Group, Blue Bell sales associates, on being recognized as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices first quarter 2020 award winners for gross commission income (GCI) and/or residential units in the ent…

The April data showed an upward trend in median sales prices, and further examination shows the rise can be attributed, in part, to shifts in the makeup of the housing market. This is due to the economic shutdown caused by the pandemic, which disproportionally affected people in the lower in…

The Frank Rizzo statue has been hauled away from in front of the Municipal Services Building, and his humongous portrait on a wall in South Philly has been painted over. Rizzo would probably be amused that he was one of the villains in the recent demonstrations, 30 years after he died.

VEHICLE THEFT – A black Ford F250 crew cab pickup truck and a Lark dual axle trailer were reported stolen from two businesses on S. 2nd Street in Perkasie overnight on June 4, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. The trailer was recovered in Hilltown Township on June 8, police said. Inve…