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Senator Santarsiero to host Open House at Newtown Office 

BUCKS COUNTY – June 7, 2019 – On Friday, June 14th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) will host an open house at his district office in Newtown. Constituents are encouraged to stop by for a brief chat and enjoy refreshments with...

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Newtown Twp Baseball Writer Honored At State Capitol

HARRISBURG, PA — A Newtown Township resident and national baseball writer was recognized by lawmakers Monday at the state Capitol in Harrisburg for winning a prestigious sportswriting award. Longtime local and national baseball writer Jayson Stark was recognized by...

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Bucks towns get $1.3 million from state Red Light Program

Bristol, Doylestown and Plumstead townships and Morrisville were all awarded grants through the Automated Red Light Enforcement program this week. State officials announced more than $1.3 million in state grants awarded to four Bucks County towns earlier this week...

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Senators shop bill to give AG more environmental authority

State Sens. Steve Santarsiero and Maria Collett want to give the state attorney general the ability to prosecute environmental crimes, without waiting for a referral from another agency. But detractors say authority should remain with the state DEP. State Sens. Steve...

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Bristol Township schools, MBIT receive state security grants

The Bristol Township School District and Middle Bucks Institute of Technology in Warwick received grants that can be spent on security equipment and training in its use. The Bristol Township School District and Middle Bucks Institute of Technology in Warwick were...

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Breakfast gets a boost at several area schools

Schools in the Abington, Bristol Township, Pennridge and Upper Moreland school districts were among 151 across the state to receive state breakfast mini-grants. Getting that first meal of the day is more likely for students at several area schools. Schools in the...

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After 20 years, Doylestown redevelopment moves ahead

It’s been some 20 years in the making, but with the help of a $1.5 million state grant it seems the long-awaited redevelopment of the PennDOT property at North Broad and Doyle streets is a step closer to becoming a reality. State and local officials gathered at the...

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Sellersville bridge repairs get $4.7 million from PennDOT

Work on the deteriorating bridge on Main Street in Sellersville begins this summer, and should take just over a year to complete. Two state legislators announced $4.7 million in Pennsylvania Department of Transportation funding will help repair a 92-year-old bridge on...

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PennDOT to leave Doylestown by fall

A PennDOT official for Bucks County confirmed the new facility in Plumstead should be ready for the department to begin moving this summer and the property at 229 N. Broad Street vacant by the fall The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is expected to leave its...

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Doylestown gets $1.5 million state grant for borough hall

Rep. Wendy Ullman, D-143, announced last week the borough will use the money “to acquire and redevelop” the existing Broad Street PennDOT facility. Doylestown Borough’s plans to turn the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Broad Street office into a new...

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Bucks lawmakers support state, federal climate action

Democrats in Harrisburg and Congress this week delivered several efforts aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions. The measures face significant hurdles without bipartisan support, although Republicans were not completely opposed. Bucks Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick...

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Buckingham fifth-graders take Citizenship Challenge

Former Gov. Ed Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell offer a challenge to fourth- and fifth-graders in five Philadelphia area counties. Buckingham Elementary School Linda Raitt’s fifth-grade class competed in a Citizenship Challenge offered by the Rendell Center for...

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