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New ‘Deena’s’ DUI Law Goes into Effect

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Wednesday a new Pennsylvania law has changed the grading of certain offenses for driving under the influence (DUI), adding more stringent penalties for these violations. "This law makes significant changes to existing law…

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Casino Announces Expansion

Parx Casino is expanding operations it announced on Tuesday. Plans for the  Bensalem Township-based casino to open a second location in Shippensburg, PA  in February were announced.  The announcement to a newly branded social media page branded Parx Casino-Shippensburg garnered…

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Fire Chief: Drone Instrumental with Putting Out Fire at Nature Center

Gratitude was the message conveyed Tuesday morning from Silver Lake Nature Center officials to the dozens of first responders who knocked back a brush fire at one of Buck Counties jewels, Saturday afternoon. Third District Fire Chief Howard McGoldrick said…

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Nearby: Upper Southampton Woman Sentenced to State Prison for Crash that Killed War Vet

An Upper Southampton woman was sentenced on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, to serve up to five years in prison for a March 2021 crash that killed a Korean War veteran. Adrienne Breslin, 46, pleaded guilty in August to homicide by…

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Commissioners Break Ground at Site of African American Museum of Bucks County

The Bucks County Commissioners last week broke ground on the planned site of the African American Museum of Bucks County’s permanent location in Middletown Township. Plans to convert the historic Boone Farm property into a functioning museum have been inching…

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No Tax Increase Expected in Preliminary 2023 Operating Budget, Officials say

Bucks County before Thanksgiving festivities took place  released its preliminary 2023 operating budget of $457.5 million, a 3.8 percent decrease from 2022. With additional anticipated revenue sources, including funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, the Board of Commissioners can…

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Construction Wrapping Up on New U.S. 1 North Bridge in Middletown Twp

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced last week that construction has been substantially completed on the new bridge that carries northbound U.S. 1 over Old Lincoln Highway (Business U.S. 1) and adjacent rail lines, and that work will begin…

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Bridge Repairs Planned Next Week on I-295 in Lower Bucks

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced last week that regional bridge repairs will continue next week on Interstate 295 in Lower Bucks County under a bridge improvement project to perform high-priority repairs on several structures on I-295, Interstate 95 and…

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Bensalem Teen Asks for Help with Body Disposal on Instagram, Charged with Homicide

A 16 year-old from Bensalem is in jail this morning accused of killing an as yet unidentified victim Friday. Joshua Cooper was charged and arraigned by Judge Stacy Wertman as an adult with Criminal Homicide, Possessing Instruments of Crime and…

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Domestic Relations Top Nine Most Wanted by Bucks County Sheriff’s Office

Perhaps over the Thanksgiving Holiday talk at the dinner table might focus on the lack of child support payments made by a spouse or biological parent for example. Child support payments are often the way a single parent has a…

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