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Road Work Notice – Dead End Rd

Road work on Dead End Road is for three storm pipes to be replaced. Thursday, August 18th we will be at the very back end of Dead End Road. Monday, August 22nd, we will be in the area of 347 Dead End Road, replacing a pipe. Tuesday, August 23rd, we will be in the area […]

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Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Fight the Bite and Protect Themselves from Mosquitoes

Harrisburg, PA – Summertime is for swimming pools and lemonade, not for mosquito bites and diseases like West Nile Virus, so the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging residents to Fight the Bite and protect themselves. “The best parts of summer aren’t itchy bites and being sick, so we want people to protect […]

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Tapping Fee Rate Change – Effective 08/01/2022

Effective August 1, 2022, the Northwestern Lancaster County Authority’s public sewer tapping fee will increase to $8,800 per Equivalent Dwelling Unit from $5,250, and its public water tapping fee will increase to $3,770 per EDU, from $2,675 per EDU. The draft resolutions and supporting calculations can be found at NWLCA Sewer Tapping Fee Resolution 3-2022 […]

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LCSWMA Imposes $20 Penalty to Help Enforce Existing Tarp Policy

Securing open loads with a tarp prevents litter and vehicle accidents while protecting the environment LANCASTER (Lancaster County, PA) – The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) is requiring that all commercial and residential customers transporting waste to any of its facilities use a tarp to secure open loads or face a $20 penalty.  […]

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Revenue Warns of Fraudsters Targeting Businesses

The state Department of Revenue announced that Pennsylvania business owners are receiving fraudulent letters in the mail purporting to be from Revenue and directing them to turn over accounting records. The goal of the scam is to make the recipient believe that they are being investigated and convince them to turn over sensitive information.     […]

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Road Closing – W Lexington Rd

West Lexington Road, from Doe Run Road to Temperance Hill Road, will be closed to ALL through traffic, during daytime hours, on Thursday and Friday, July 14th and 15th. The road is closed, due to a paving operation. Emergency services and Mail Carriers will be able to get through, most times, with a little care. […]

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EMS-Incorporation Hearing Notice

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE CREATION OF A JOINT MUNICIPALITY AUTHORITY NOTICE IS GIVEN that a public hearing on behalf of the Boroughs of Elizabethtown, Manheim, and Marietta, and the Townships of Clay, Conoy, East Donegal, Mount Joy, Penn, Rapho, and West Donegal, all in Lancaster County, will be held on Wednesday, August […]

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Stream & Wetland Maintenance

During the spring and summer months, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection typically receives a high volume of complaints from the public regarding work in streams and wetlands.  Upon inspection, we frequently find a number of these activities have occurred without permits, including dredging, which is cleaning out a stream; ditching, filling in or draining […]

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Road Closing – Fruitville Pike/Temperance Hill Road/Holly Tree Road

Fruitville Pike/Temperance Hill Road/Holly Tree Road intersection will be closed to ALL THROUGH TRAFFIC, starting on July 5th. The closing will be for approximately three months. The closing is for cap public sewer, storm sewer, widening, paving, and traffic signals. There will be a Penn DOT approved detour in place. For the benefit of Emergency […]

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Saving EMS: Northwest EMS looks to stabilize funding for future

Northwest EMS, which provides emergency medical services to communities in northwestern Lancaster County, is facing an emergency of its own. It could become insolvent in three to five years. That means if something isn’t done, the municipalities served by the county’s third-busiest EMS agency will have to figure out another way to provide those state-mandated […]

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