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Posted on: May 18, 2022

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 1:30 a.m. Wedne...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

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...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Commissioners Call on State to Increase Mental Health Funding

A building, a monument and a flag pole.

The Board of Bucks County Commissioners this week called on state lawmakers to boost funding for mental health services to help counties fortify the state’s strained mental health treatment system.

The commissioners’ call came in the fo...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Bucks Co-Responders Program Expands to Three More Police Departments

A woman and a man

Two more social workers began working last month alongside police in Lower Bucks, growing the county’s efforts to divert people in need of social services away from the criminal justice system.

The appointments of Fetiye “Tia”...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Trail Opening Joins Bucks, MontCo Trail Systems

Government officials cutting the ribbon to the Newtown Rail Trail

Government officials representing Bucks and Montgomery counties joined regional community groups and trail enthusiasts Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a mixed-use pathway joining trail networks in the two counties.

County officials and planners cut t...

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