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Unclaimed Vets Ceremony to be Held Thursday, Public is Invited

A ceremony to celebrate the lives of 10 unclaimed area Veterans will take place at Washington Crossing National Cemetery Thursday.  The community is invited to join the Bucks County Coroner’s Office at a combined ceremony with the Chester County Coroner’s…

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Planning Commission to Discuss Bucks2040 at Open House Meetings

The Bucks County Planning Commission (BCPC) will host a series of open house meetings this fall to engage the public on the “Bucks2040” comprehensive plan update. Interested citizens will be able to view displays and express their comments to project…

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Bucks County Negotiates Settlement in Retirement Fund Fraud Suit

A Bucks-led class action lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company Endo International for defrauding the Bucks County Employees Retirement System and other investors has reached a $63.4 million settlement it was announced last week. Attorneys in the case filed notice of…

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Philly Woman Beater Sentenced to State Prison for at least 16 Years

41-year-old man who assaulted his ex-girlfriend and then repeatedly threatened, stalked, and harassed her, even while he was in Bucks County Correctional Facility, was sentenced Monday to 16 ½ years to 35 years to state prison. Steven Jeffrey Castner, of…

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Council Rejects EIT, Amending Redevelopment Area pulled from Vote

The Morrisville Borough Council rejected a plan to implement a 1 percent Earned Income Tax on residents and non-residents in a 4 to 3 vote, at last weeks meeting and pulled a planned vote to amend the borough's redevelopment area.…

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Police Departments across SEPA to Target Aggressive Drivers during Statewide Mobilization

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Monday that more than 80 municipal police departments from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties will join the Pennsylvania State Police in a coordinated aggressive driving enforcement wave to help reduce the…

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Galloway Announces Measure to Protect Consumers After a Digital Hack

A local lawmaker is crafting legislation in an effort to protect residents when their digital wallets are breached. As a longtime proponent of consumer protections, state Rep. John Galloway is introducing legislation that would seek to include digital wallets in…

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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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Bristol Twp Man Sentenced to 19 to 39 Years for Fatal DUI Crash that Killed Two & Seriously Injured 2 others

A Bristol Township man will spend at least 19.5 years in state prison for a high-speed drunk driving crash that killed two people and seriously injured two others on I-95 in December of 2019. Kevin R. Peters, of Bristol Township,…

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Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission: Woodside Road to be Closed Next Wednesday

Woodside Road between PA Route 32/River Road and the park-n-ride lot near the intersection of Taylorsville Road is scheduled to be closed to vehicular traffic 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission…

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