• On Jan. 2, newly elected East Cocalico supervisor, Romao “RC” Carrasco, took his seat with supervisor, Alan Fry (left), and Doug Mackley (center). Romao was sworn in on Dec. 20 in District Justice Nancy Hammil’s office in Denver. Photo by Alice Hummer
    2018 brings changes for East Cocalico supervisors

    There’s a new chairman for the East Cocalico Board of Supervisors. Alan Fry, former vice-chairman, was elected chairman, replacing long-time chairman, Doug Mackley. New supervisor, Romao Carrasco, was elected vice-president. Mackley was elected secretary/treasurer. A long list...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Denver Borough Council officers remain unchanged

    The Jan. 2 reorganizational meeting for Denver Borough Council saw Blake Daub reelected president, Christopher Flory reelected vice-president and Jason South reelected as president pro tem. The president pro tem presides in the absence of the president...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Denver Council welcomes new member Dan Rogers
    Denver Council welcomes new member

    On Jan. 2 when Denver Council held its reorganizational meeting, there was one new face among council members seated at the front of the meeting room. Dan Rogers occupied the seat formerly held by Mike Gensemer, who...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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  • East Cocalico passes $5.6 million budget

    By a 2-1 vote, the proposed $5.6 million East Cocalico Township 2018 budget passed at supervisors’ Dec. 21 meeting. Voting for adoption was chairman, Doug Mackley and vice-chairman, Alan Fry. Voting against budget adoption was secretary, Noelle...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Denver’s tax collector job not settled

    “It wouldn’t be the first time that no individual chose to take the Denver Borough tax collector position,” said Mike Hession, borough manager. “This year we had the county handle our tax collection,” said Hession. “It worked...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Denver Borough Passes 2018 Budget

    Denver Borough Council on Monday, Dec. 11 unanimously adopted its $3,664,065 budget for 2018. Christopher Flory conducted the meeting in the absence of President Blake Daub. Also absent was Jason South. There is no tax increase for...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Good Attendance, many questions at East Cocalico supervisors meeting

    Approximately fifteen people attended East Cocalico supervisors Dec. 7 meeting. About half had questions for supervisors on a variety of topics. Resident Brian Wise opened public comment by asking supervisor Noelle Fortna, “Did you check the Nov....

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Denver Borough Hosts Four Special Halloween Events

                     A Parade, Trick or Treat Night, Haunted Forest and Pumpkin Decorating Await Children                                                                   By Alice Hummer If the famous quote, “It takes a village to raise a child,” is correct, Denver Borough is a good...

    • Posted October 26, 2017
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  • East Cocalico mulls over auditor position

    Supervisors at their Oct. 19 meeting, announced the accountant who audited their books is leaving the Reamstown firm, Weinhold Nickel and Co. The board expressed satisfaction with the accountant’s work. Supervisors indicated their inclination to continue services...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • Tax credits considered for volunteer EMS

    A meeting Tuesday with leaders in the Cocalico region met focused on supporting EMS volunteers. Municipal leaders from Adamstown and Denver boroughs, and East and West Cocalico townships agreed that volunteer emergency responders, should be credited for...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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