• Long-time council member steps down

    Mike Wetherhold, long-time community leader, has stepped down from Adamstown Borough Council. “I was having some pain in my upper arm and dismissed it to being any number of things,” said Wetherhold. “When I saw the doctor,...

    • Posted December 20, 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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  • Cocalico High School graduates (from left to right) Abby Buckles, Michael Rissmiller, and Ben Smith come back to school as STEM experiment facilitators representing their employers
    Cocalico students attend STEM summit

    Junior Achievement hosted a STEM Summit at Cocalico High School on Nov. 1 to the ninth-grade class. Students were cycled through science experiment projects held in the gym. Students seemed most interested in listening to Donna Harrison...

    • Posted November 8, 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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  • This rendering shows the Statue of Liberty museum, now under construction.
    Denver firm cements history

    High Concrete to craft 144 pieces for Statue of Liberty Museum Helping to construct a museum on tiny Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty, is not an ordinary task. That’s why the project’s designers turned...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • No projected tax hike in W. Cocalico

    The West Cocalico Board of Supervisors expect no tax hike in next year’s budget. The board inspected a preliminary 2018 budget of just over $2.6 million at its regular monthly meeting Oct. 17. Board members and administrators...

    • Posted October 25, 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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