• Progress continues on merger of East Cocalico volunteer fire companies

    Fire chiefs from the three East Cocalico volunteer fire companies reported to the East Cocalico Township supervisors on April 16 that the steering committee and other committees formed last year are meeting regularly with the goal of...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • A sure sign of summer: Denver finalizes community pool plans

    Council members approval for pool management and snack bar vendor at their Monday, April 13, meeting clears the way for opening the 92-day Denver Community Pool season. Council approved payment of $499 per day for the Ephrata...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Residents’ inputs asked for Denver Future Vision Summit

    Everyone has an opinion about what is needed to create a better community in the future. Denver citizens have an opportunity to have their ideas and voices heard by participating in a half-day meeting on Saturday, April...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Photo by Alice Hummer

Open spaces in Denver Memorial Park will be filled with fast-growing trees of various kinds to provide the tall canopy of shade the community was accustomed to seeing.  Residents can come out April 11 at 9 a.m. to help plant 50 trees and clean up the park.
    A shady deal for Denver…Residents can help with tree planting at the memorial park for Arbor Day celebration

    April 11 might just be remembered as Shade Tree Saturday. Beginning at 9 a.m. in Denver Memorial Park, community members are invited to help rebuild Denver Park’s shade tree population. This is in response to the loss...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • C4CP ready to roll

    After a year and a half of monitoring municipal meetings in East and West Cocalico townships and Denver and Adamstown boroughs, as well as regional leaders meetings and the police board, some Cocalico residents have organized and...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Project promoted: Denver borough council runs with new Cocalico school fields venture

    Denver borough council met one week earlier than usual so the Cocalico School District Phase 2 parking, roads, and fields project could receive its final approval and begin construction. “They’re on a tight schedule,” said Denver Manager...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Reinholds Road bridge replacement spans April

    The Reinholds Road bridge, south of the Smokestown Road intersection, is slated for replacement beginning the first full week in April as part of the PennDot Rapid Bridge Replacement Program. The East Cocalico Township supervisors, at their...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Denver initiates glossy paper recycling

    Although its delivery was hampered by snow and ice, Denver borough’s large green Ronald McDonald dumpster finally arrived on March 16 and is now calling the rear of the Denver Fire Company at 425 Locust St. home....

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Denver council approves 2015 street projects

    The installation of 13 handicap ramps on North Fifth Street between Main and Pine streets, scheduled as part of 2015 street improvements, will enhance pedestrian safety, Denver borough officials said. The council approved ramp bid specification documents...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • East meets West…not: Supervisors say pension demands can’t be met to form police force

    The mood was a reflection of the unseasonably bitter cold as the East Cocalico supervisors, at a rescheduled March 6 meeting, discussed why they cannot meet West Cocalico’s proposal to pay 100 percent of the unfunded police...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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