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By Staff On Saturday, October 26th, 2019
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Girls on the Run gets a grant from Rite Aid

Girls on the Run of Hunterdon, Bucks and Warren counties has been awarded a grant of $20,000 from the Rite Aid Foundation. The grant is earmarked for the group’s Bucks County Expansion and Scholarship Project, More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Voters’ guide to Nov. 5 election now available online at Vote411

Voters can now access the League of Women Voters of Bucks County (LWVBC) online Voters’ Guide at Vote411.org for the Nov. 5 Municipal Election. Personalized ballots, information provided directly by candidates, More...

By Staff On Monday, April 15th, 2019
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OPINION: League of Women Voters Supports Hand-Marked Paper Ballots

The PA Department of State has mandated that all counties in PA replace older voting machines by 2020 with new machines with auditable paper records. The Danaher voting machines which Bucks County has used for the More...

By Staff On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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Fishing trip gets Bucks County prison guard snagged for workers’ comp fraud

Carl Wayne Stokes A Bucks County corrections officer who charged undercover investigators for a guided fishing trip this summer while receiving workers’ compensation may be in a boatload of trouble. Carl Wayne More...

By Staff On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Annual Women’s Power Summit Oct. 18 seeks greater representation in government

“Empowering Women Through Politics: How & Why?” is the theme for the 8th Annual Women’s Power Summit at the Bucks Club in Jamison on Thursday, Oct. 18. Sponsored by the Bucks County Bar Association More...

By Staff On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Photos from Saturday’s Peace Fair in Lahaska

Several thousand visitors from Bucks and surrounding counties visited the 19th annual Peace Fair in Lahaska last Saturday to learn more about what area nonprofits are doing to promote peace, social justice, healthy More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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Led by fentanyl, Pennsylvania overdose deaths surge

Bucks County overdose deaths, last 12 months (Bucks County District Attorney) The deadly effects of the opioid epidemic continued to explode last year in Pennsylvania, statistics reported Tuesday by the Drug Enforcement More...

By Staff On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Bucks County SPCA welcomes two new humane officers

(L to R) Sean Reifsnyder, Judge Raymond McHugh, and Katherine Hogan The Bucks County SPCA (BCSPCA) on Friday announced the addition of two new Humane Society police officers to its cruelty investigation department. Katherine More...

By Staff On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Travel restrictions ahead on area roads for tree trimming, pipe replacement

Lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled for Route 263 (Upper York Road) between Aquetong and Phillips Mills roads in Solebury Township from Monday, July 16, through Friday, July 20. Lane restrictions with More...

By Staff On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Bucks County Sues Drug Makers Over Opioid Crisis

Bucks County sued major manufacturers and distributors of prescription drugs on Tuesday in an effort to fight addiction and recover damages from the costs of the opioid crisis. Overdose fatalities in Bucks County More...