Brook Trout Population Growing in Aquetong Creek

Birds do it. Bees do it. Even the trout in the creek do it, according to recent research by a local nature group. Surveys conducted by the Bucks County chapter of Trout Unlimited in June and July confirmed that the 50 wild brook trout introduced into Aquetong Creek in April 2017 have taken hold and established a reproducing population in the creek. “The More...

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By Staff On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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One day hot, next day rainy. Here’s some safety tips for both.

It’s been a summer of strange weather — oppressive heat, punctuated by sudden downpours, often in the same day. Tuesday has seen overcast skies and cooler temperatures, but it’s still hot enough More...

By Staff On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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PHOTOS: New Hope dragon boat team competes in Hungary

Bucks County Dragon Boat Association (BCDBA) participated in the 11th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) Club Crew World Championships held July 17-22 in Szeged, Hungary. The BCDBA’s Fusion team competed More...

By Staff On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Prallsville Mills Presents ‘The Illustrated Delaware River’ July 13

For better or worse, the Delaware River served as the original Route 1, a watery highway that brought modern civilization to formerly pristine wilderness. The Prallsville Mills Speaker Series continues with More...

By Staff On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Family Fun this Weekend at Peddler’s Village Summer Food & Music Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend? Peddler’s Village in nearby Lahaska is hosting its Summer Food & Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, and it’s jam-packed with live entertainment, kid’s More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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More than You Ever Wanted to Know about the New Hope-Lambertville Bridge

Many of us use it daily without any excitement, but the bridge spanning the Delaware River between New Hope and Lambertville has a 200-year-plus history that includes an illegal bank, state receivership, tolls on More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Does Expecting the Worst Make it Less Likely to Happen?

Does expecting, or even preparing, for the worst make it less likely to happen? An illogical question indeed, but nonetheless, it sometimes seems that the terrible snow storms we expect never actually happen, and More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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‘Christmas Carol’ at Music Mountain Theatre is a Must-See

Photo: Kasey Ivan By John Dwyer Though many are familiar with “A Christmas Carol” (music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Lynn Ahrens), I’ve stayed away from it over time. Boy, was I wrong! It is delightful More...

By Staff On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Lambertville Goes Wild Plant Sale Promotes Wider Use of Native Plants

(Photo: Mary Anne Borge) Lambertville Goes Wild will host a “native plant” sale in Lambertville on Saturday, Sept. 23, and will have experts on hand to help local residents identify mystery plants from More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Apple Picking Season Starting at Solebury Orchards

The folks at Solebury Orchards have reason to be happy this week. The Gala apples are ready for picking, and USA Today has named them a contestant for their “top 10 best apple orchards” list. Readers More...