• East Cocalico ready to consider LERTA requests

    Supervisors announced at their Feb. 21 meeting that Lancaster County commissioners approved the five-year, tax relief proposal for new business development in the township. Supervisors are interested in developing the 272 corridor, designated by the Lancaster County...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Auction to benefit Denver Fair

    Having fun in the middle of winter and benefiting a worthy cause couldn’t be easier. Denver Fair Committee is sponsoring a first time auction event to help with improvements and operating costs for the Denver Fair. The...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Denver Borough fills vacancy in public works

    Denver Council advertised and held a rescheduled meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14. The regular meeting night, Feb. 11, was canceled on Monday afternoon due to not having a quorum. Work conflicts and illness had decimated council’s customary...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Denver Park’s ‘Access for All’ project moves ahead

    Denver Council heard a positive report on upgrades starting soon for Denver Park. The Access for All project, designed to address limitations for disabled and elderly, was rebid since last year’s bids were higher than anticipated. Council...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • East Cocalico looks back on 2018

    Business moved along expediently with the new 7 p.m. meeting start time. It lasted a little over an hour, a record since most 2018 meetings were in the two-hour or longer range. Reports by Police Chief Darrick...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • New Year brings opportunity for downtown Denver business

    Denver Council discussed the importance of maintaining the downtown business district for retail space in light of the Feb. 22 closing of the Denver Branch of Fulton Bank. At council’s Jan. 14 meeting, it appeared that one...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • East Cocalico supervisors maintain current posts

    The Jan. 7 reorganization meeting in East Cocalico Township resulted in board officials keeping their current posts. Alan Fry is chairman, Romao Carrasco vice-chairman and Doug Mackley secretary. Goodman & Kenneff, consisting of attorneys Thomas L. Goodman...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Four East Cocalico officers promoted to corporal

      East Cocalico supervisors on Dec. 20 passed their proposed 5.8 million dollar budget with a 5.3 percent increase in property tax. The new millage rate, 1.73 mills, means a homeowner with a $100,000 home owes $173...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Adamstown Library trustees ask Denver to reconsider

    Four Adamstown Area Library trustees asked Denver Council to restore the $6,000 funding cut, which is approximately 50 percent of Denver’s total annual contribution. “We had the total amount in the proposed 2019 budget last week,” said...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • 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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