• Proposed Cocalico Commons Shopping Center site receives extension

    Attorney Jonathan D. Andrews from McNees, Wallace and Nurick, LLC, explained to supervisors at their Dec. 6 meeting that Benderson Development Company, Inc, who proposed developing the 57 acre site along Colonel Howard Boulevard as a shopping...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Denver Borough Council adopts 2019 budget

    Denver Council on Dec. 10 meeting adopted their proposed 2019, 3.6 million budget. It has no tax increase. The millage rate remains at 2.5 mills. Residents will see an increase in water rates from $7.50 to $7.55...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Denver council disappointed by lack of cooperation

    Denver council at their Nov. 26 meeting expressed dismay over West Cocalico Township supervisors and Adamstown Borough council’s correspondence indicating that although they are in favor of Cocalico School District instituting a School Resource Officer (SRO) program,...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • East Cocalico Twp. appoints tax collector

    In a shortened Nov. 15 meeting due to inclement weather, supervisors considered their list of action items, acting on many and tabling a couple. Sue Nielson was appointed as tax collector, to complete the unexpired term of...

    • Posted November 20, 2018
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  • Parking lot view
    Adamstown Area Library enters next phase

    People get excited when they see big pieces of highway construction equipment staging. They rightfully think a large project is about to begin. Likewise, there’s similar excitement at Adamstown Area Library, on the cusp of beginning construction...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • East Cocalico residents face tax increase

    In belt-tightening moves to make up a $331,000 deficit, supervisors repeated their list of reasons why this occurred and what will happen in the future during their three-hour Nov. 1 meeting. The bottom line has taxpayers paying...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Denver Council recesses meeting to view new fire truck

    Flashing red lights reflected on the glass window panes and across the meeting room as the new, large yellow fire truck backed into the parking lot. “Denver Volunteer Fire Company is stopping on their way back from...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico Regional Leaders endorse School Resource Officer

    Cocalico School District won a two-year Safe Schools grant to implement a School Resource Officer (SRO) program. The grant awards the district $60,000 for school year 2018-2019 and $30,000 for 2019-2020. Regional leaders from Adamstown, Denver, East...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • East Cocalico takes LERTA vote, explains budget woes

    The proposed ordinance approving five years of tax relief for new businesses in zones designated general commercial, planned commercial, light and heavy industrial passed its final municipal vote at supervisors Oct. 18 meeting. Cocalico School Board will...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • The location of the future transfer station
    East Cocalico gets LCSWMA transfer station

    East Cocalico Township will host a Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) satellite transfer station to be built in the next three to four years. The 13 acre tract of land at 425 S. Muddy Creek...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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