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Vote Count Mostly Finished in May 17 Primary with Some 1,500 Ballots Outstanding ballots being processed

The vast majority of votes cast in Tuesday’s primary election in Bucks County have been tallied, with about 1,500 ballots outstanding. Board of Elections staff had finished processing the bulk of ballots – more than 152,000 total – by about…

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June 13 Application Deadline for Third Round of Bucks Built Startup Fund Investments

Early-stage startup companies have until June 13th to apply for the Bucks Built Startup Fund’s third round. Funded by the Bucks County Industrial Development Authority and administered in partnership with non-profit Startup Bucks, the Bucks Built Startup Fund will award five…

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Bucks County’s Fiscal Outlook Improves in New S&P Report

Bucks County’s financial outlook has stabilized since the current administration took office, says S&P Global Ratings. The credit rating agency upgraded the county’s outlook from negative to stable in its April 13 report on the county’s finances, citing in its…

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Point in Time Count Shows Rise in Homelessness

Preliminary results from the 2022 Point-in-Time (PIT) homelessness count performed earlier this year showed a marked increase in people experiencing homelessness in Bucks County. Conducted the evening of Jan. 25, the count found 427 people sleeping in emergency shelters, residing…

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Bucks Co. Issues ‘Code Blue’ Declaration until Jan 12

A Code Blue declaration will be in effect for Bucks County through Wednesday in response to extreme cold conditions. Shelters in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks are set to open at 8:30 p.m. each day through midweek. The following shelters…

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Bucks County Hires 2 New Co-Responders to Assist Police, Creates 2 More Positions

A year after its launch, Bucks County’s Human Services Co-Responder program has expanded into two more municipalities with efforts underway to spread the successful pairing of social workers and police to Bristol Borough, Bristol Township and Tullytown Borough in the…

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DEA Drug Take Back Day Slated for Saturday

National Prescription Drug Take Back day is slated for  this Saturday, October 23 in Bucks County. From 10 am to 3 pm, residents can "Drive Up and Drop In" unwanted or expired medications at 48 sites throughout the county. 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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County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Has Slots Open

Got old paint, household chemicals and cleaning supplies taking up space? There are still plenty of time slots available for our free household hazardous waste event this Saturday (8/14) at the Bucks County Technical School in Fairless Hills – 610…

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Free Drive -Thru Narcan Events in Bucks Beginning Tuesday

In the last 12 months, according to the Bucks County District Attorney's office, there were 779 reported opioid overdoses in the county. As part of the effort to save lives the county drug and alcohol commission is holding three "save…

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