Friday, February 15, 2013
The meeting will be held Tuesday Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus.
PennDOT has scheduled a public meeting to gather input on the Worthington Mill Road Bridge project. The bridge, which spans the Neshaminy Creek in Northampton and Wrightstown townships, is being replaced by PennDOT. The public meeting will be held Tuesday Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus. The purpose of the meeting is to show the project plans and provide residents with information about the project, PennDOT said. The public will also be able to ask questions and provide input. Representatives from PennDOT will be at the meeting to discuss the project and answer questions. The meeting will be held at Bucks County Community College's Charles E. Rollins Student Center.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
According to Newtown Township Police Department, the road was closed between Pineville Rd and Windy Bush because of an accident near Fox Hil Drive.
A one-vehicle accident closed Durham Rd (Rt. 413) in Wrightstown Township during rush hour Tuesday. According to Newtown Township Police Department, the road was closed between Pineville Rd and Windy Bush because of an accident near Fox Hil Drive. A truck hit a utility pole and traveled about a 100 feet into the woods, police said. No injuries were reported. The road closure caused traffic to back up in both directions, with travelers seeking alternate routes on Route 232 and Pine Lane.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
The Northampton Fire Department responds to a huge house fire in Wrightstown Township believed to have been caused by a lightning strike.
Saturday, 3:44 p.m.: For more than two hours Saturday afternoon, firefighters from several local departments, including Northampton, doused a home in the 100 block of Jane Chapman Drive in Wrightstown with water and foam. The million dollar home was destroyed by a “fast moving” fire that was likely started by lightning struck the structure at around 12:30 p.m., according to Chester Pogonowski, an official with the Lingohocken Fire Company. No one was injured in the fire. The family that lives in the home was on vacation at the time of the blaze, Pogonowski said. The official cause of the fire remains under investigation, officials said. A neighbor, who did not want his name published, told Patch he saw a lightning bolt hit the home and …