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Author Archive | Carle Robbins

Chalfont LERTA zone approved

Chalfont LERTA zone approved! The Chalfont LERTA zone (Pennsylvania Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act (LERTA) tax break) has been unanimously approved by the Central Bucks School Board. Commercial property owners in Chalfont Borough can now apply for a five-year tax exemption on new construction in the designated areas of Butler Ave and Main Street. […]

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Central Bucks School District Buildings Receive Architectural Report Card

Report cards from KCBA Architects, an architectural firm hired to assess the condition of the Central Bucks School buildings and facilities, described that the 23 buildings have “few major or immediate needs to extensively renovate or replace facilities.” The report described that the Central Bucks School District has been spending about $10 million each year […]

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Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County Home Repair Clinic

Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County will hold a free “Safe at Home” Bucks County Home Repair Clinic focusing on helping keep people safe in their homes Presenters will describe typical repairs and modifications that can be made in the home and demonstrate common repairs/modifications most frequently needed. Topics covered will include: Handicap-Accessible Ramps, Railings or […]

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New Hope-Solebury 18938 in Top 10

The 18938 ZIP code (New Hope Borough and serves Solebury Township) has ranked #6 the Pennsylvania list of most expensive homes according to real estate data provider Property Shark. The median home sale price for ZIP code 18938 is $545,000. With a ranking of #8 and a median sales price of $500,000 Washington Crossing  ZIP […]

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LERTA Ordinance approved in Chalfont Borough

Chalfont Borough Council adopted an ordinance this week enacting the state’s Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act (LERTA). This is designation is focused on fostering development in the mostly industrial, commercial and mixed-use zoning districts along Butler Avenue and Main Street. Borough officials will be asking Bucks County and the Central Bucks School District to […]

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