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Student Arrested, District Schools Closed After Threat to “Shoot Up” School

Bristol Borough High School and Middle School were closed Monday due to a threat received by district officials of a student planning to shoot up the school. Superintendent Dr Thomas Schaffer said in a statement the district received a tip…

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“We Haven’t Decided Yet” on Hiring of New Police Chief, Council Pres Says

It was as an impromptu as a chance meeting can get. On Monday evening Bristol Borough Council President Ralph DiGuiseppe was shopping at a local supermarket and stopped to answer a couple of questions about the hiring process for a…

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Probation Drug Diversionary Program Expands to all District Courts in Bucks

The Bucks County District Attorneys office announced Monday the District Court Diversion Program (DCDP) will expand its pilot probation program from five district courts to all 18 allowing for the inclusion of additional participants who need drug treatment, but who…

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Real Mail-In Ballot Box Placed in Borough Hall and Locations Throughout Lower Bucks Co

Without the drama of last weeks "mock" mail in ballot drop box drama, the real drop box opened to voters in the Bristol Borough Municipal Building on Monday. With two county board of election employees supported by two over- head…

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Bucks Election Board Confiscates Mock Voter Drop Box from Bristol Borough Hall

A planned county per diem employee allegedly placed a "mock ballot drop box" at Municipal Hall in Bristol Borough on Wednesday in which six voters are reported to have placed ballots in. In a press release from the Bucks County…

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Feds Grant Expansion of “Assistance” for Hurricane Ida Impacts to Bucks Co.

Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced that the federal government has granted his request for Public Assistance to reimburse state agencies, county and municipal governments and other eligible private non-profits for costs associated with heavy rainfall and severe flooding associated…

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