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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 DA Releases “Open Letter” to County Citizens

On Saturday, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub issued a public statement following the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis Police officer.  The murder and subsequent arrest of now fired officer, Derek Chauvin has led to protests and demonstrations…

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Just In: Bucks Courts to Reopen June 1

The Bucks County Court system is planning to re-open on June 1, officials said Friday.  Bucks County Court Administrator, Stephen G. Heckman, in communications to the courts and personnel said that the final details of the reopening plan would be…

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Shopper Charged for Terrorizing Store Clerk by Coughing on Her Saying he has Coronavirus

A Lower Makefield man has been charged with terroristic threats and related offenses for coughing on a grocery store clerk and telling her he had just tested positive for coronavirus.  James Edelstein, 75, of the 2000 block of East Wellington…

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First Group of Inmates Released from State Prison Despite Bucks DA’s “Objections”

The first group of state inmates who met criteria for the newly created early temporary release program have been released amid the COVID-19 health crisis, with one man approved from a case originating from Bucks County.  Seven inmates in all…

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Law Enforcement Community Advises Plans in Place as Safety Remains the Focus

The Bucks County law enforcement community says it has plans in place to ensure public safety services continues during an outbreak of COVID-19.  The Bucks County Police Chiefs Association has instituted contingencies for addressing manpower shortages among police departments should…

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Bucks DA: Man Shot in Doylestown Standoff Dies

A man shot by police during a standoff in Doylestown Township has died. Thomas Edward Zeller, 61, was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health. Zeller had been hospitalized since the  Feb. 20 standoff which ended with…

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