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Road Closures – Woodlot Rd & Gish Rd

Woodlot Road, from Lititz Road to Bucknoll Road, will be closed to traffic on Thursday, November 8th, during daytime hours. The closing is for shoulder work. Emergency vehicles, school buses, and mail carriers can get through at all times. Gish Road, from Newport Road to Sanctuary Road, will be closed to traffic on Thursday, November […]

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Road Closure – Woodlot Rd

Woodlot Road, from Lititz Road to Bucknoll Road, will be closed to traffic on Wednesday, November 7th, during daytime hours. The closing is for crack sealing the seam from the widening project. Emergency vehicles, school buses, and mail carriers can get through at all times. Daryl J. Lefever Public Works Director Penn Township, Lancaster County

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Residential Fire Prevention & Safety Guide

Most fire accidents are preventable and time is of essence when it comes to fires at home. In just two short minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, an entire home can be engulfed in flames! With that said, it’s important for residents and families to become familiar with how fire works, the […]

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PPL-Alternative Energy Portal

New PPL site streamlines applications for solar panels, other generation systems PPL Electric Utilities recently unveiled its Renewable Energy Connection, a new web portal that allows residential customers, businesses and contractors to submit online applications to connect solar panels or other alternative generation systems to the electric grid. The number of homeowners and businesses connecting […]

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Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a prion disease that affects deer, elk, reindeer, sika deer and moose. To date, there have been no reported cases of CWD infection in people. However, studies raise concerns that there may also be a risk to people. Learn more about this disease by visiting the Center for Disease Control’s website […]

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Lanternfly Invasion

A bizarre pest from Asia is in Pennsylvania and if you haven’t already seen it, you soon will be. This insect is spreading fast and putting billions of dollars’ worth of resources at risk — maybe even your livelihood. This insect, known as the Spotted Lanternfly has been spotted in Lancaster County and is threatening […]

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Flooding Damage? Home Repair Assistance is Available Now

Knowing of the recent flooding in your area, I wanted to make you aware of a federal assistance program designed to help with home repairs.  Flooding can be an incredibly stressful and expensive experience, especially when homes are damaged. If your home was damaged by the August 31st storm, help may be available. The U.S. […]

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PennDOT to Repair Route 72

TRAVEL ADVISORY August 24, 2018 PennDOT to Prep Rt. 72 for Paving in Manheim Borough, Rapho Twp. Milling scheduled in advance of asphalt paving in September. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Starting Monday, August 27, and continuing through the week, its contractor will conduct a milling operation to […]

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Lititz Road Bridge Closed

Pilot Program by PennDOT to Address Three Local Bridges in Manheim Township 07/11/2018 Harrisburg, PA – A pilot program by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will address three structurally deficient (SD) bridges owned by Manheim Township in Lancaster County by replacing two of them with box culverts and completely demolishing and removing the third bridge. […]

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License Your Dog in PA

The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement will be conducting a license canvas in Lancaster County in May.  Multiple wardens will be going door to door educating dog owners as well as checking the status of their dog licenses and rabies vaccinations. All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each […]

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