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Poppy’s Greengrocer Coming to New Hope

Independent market Poppy’s Greengrocer plans to open its doors this spring at 415 York Road in New Hope. New Local and Organic Grocery coming to New Hope Poppy’s will work directly with local farmers to create a retail food hub and community market. Poppy’s Greengrocer is the brainchild of Jennifer Brodsky, a food retailing expert and co-founder […]

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New Britain Considers Fire Code Ordinances

New Britain Borough Council will consider the possibility of adopting two ordinances at a meeting tonight. The first ordinance proposes to adopt the 2015 editions of the International Fire Code and the International Property Maintenance Code. The second ordinance proposes a Human Relations Ordinance. This ordinance would create the New Britain Borough Human Relations Commission […]

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Proposed Warrington Devepment at Eureka Quarry

A recent public conditional use hearing was the earliest step forward for a proposed 123 home development in Warrington Township. Warrington Township supervisors are scheduled to vote on the application at the Tuesday, Feb. 12, meeting and, if approved, the development will move on to the preliminary land development stage, where more specifics will be […]

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Bucks Recorder of Deeds – Fraud Alert System

Bucks County Recorder of Deeds Robin Robinson announced a fraud alert system to protect Bucks County residents from a variety of fraud schemes. The new fraud alert system monitors 25 categories of documents — including deeds, property transfers, mortgage satisfaction records and power of attorney — that can catch any cases of so-called “house stealing” […]

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2019 Bucks County Taxes

Bucks County Commissioners unanimously passed a $432.6 million 2019 Bucks County budget that keeps the property tax rate at 24.45 mills. A $15.5 million deficit in an earlier draft of the spending plan was closed through new revenue sources, lower projected health and personnel expenses, and the use of $1.3 million of the county’s $35.6 […]

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Doylestown Borough in December

Doylestown Boro Approves 2019 Budget

Doylestown Borough Council approved a 2019 budget with a 2 mill tax increase. This last budget increase Doylestown Boro homeowners experienced was in 2013. Borough officials say the tax increase is necessary to address a growing General Fund operating budget deficit. It’s important to note that the Doylestown Borough Real Estate Tax accounts for just […]

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Warrington Township Reviewing Homestead Exemption

Warrington Township officials are reviewing a possible exemption under Pennsylvania’s Taxpayer Relief Act of 2006 (Act 1) that would allow homeowners to exempt up to 50 percent of their home’s value when calculating local real estate taxes. WarringtonTownship Director of Finance Cassandra Williams told Warrington Township supervisors that the exemption amount is limited to half […]

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Census Data: Bucks County is Changing

Demographic shifts — including an aging population with rising numbers of retiring baby boomers, and millennials entering the workforce and raising families — continue to change the makeup of the region, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau population estimates. The Census Bureau information offers projections at the municipality level. With stable and affordable  taxes […]

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