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L&I fines Wendy’s franchise owner $300,000 for child labor violations at 21 restaurants in Southeast Pennsylvania

February 3, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Pa. Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Nancy A. Walker(Photo/Pa. Dept. of L&I) HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Nancy A. Walker has announced that L&I has fined the operator of 21 Wendy’s locations across Bucks, Montgomery and Chester counties $300,000 for violating the Pennsylvania Child Labor Act. L&I…

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Montgomery County Board Of Elections approves policy for dating ballots

February 3, 2024

NORRISTOWN, Pa. —The Montgomery County Board of Elections has approved a policy that allows for mail-in and absentee ballots with an incorrect or missing year, but otherwise includes a date with a month and day within the time period that mail-in and absentee ballots were able to be returned in the election, to be included…

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The Delaware County Office of Sustainability has completed the process of becoming the newest affiliate of “Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful: Keep Delco Beautiful!”

December 29, 2023

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) has a mission of empowering Pennsylvanians to keep our communities clean and beautiful and now through Keep Delco Beautiful, Delco residents can also support this mission through action. To formalize the affiliation, the Delaware County Office of Sustainability first formed an advisory committee made up of local non-profits and community leaders…

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Montgomery County now accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant applications for 2024 cycle

December 29, 2023

NORRISTOWN, Pa. —The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) seeks applications for the 2024 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program.  This program provides funds to municipalities to make targeted physical improvements that achieve progress toward the goals of the county’s comprehensive plan, “Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.”   The grant program focuses on supporting…

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Historic team launches “Moving Montco Forward”

December 8, 2023

In the wake of their historic victory and building upon the impressive legacy of Democratic majorities over the past 12 years, Neil Makhija and Jamila Winder eagerly anticipate collaborating with and fostering continuing excellence in the dedicated staff of the county. The wealth of experience within the team is a solid foundation for the promising…

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Montgomery County 2023 General Election certification rescheduled for December 4

December 1, 2023

NORRISTOWN, Pa.—The Montgomery County Board of Elections will meet to certify the 2023 General Election on Monday, December 4 at 12:15 p.m. The certification, which had originally been scheduled for Wednesday, November 22, was postponed due to a ruling of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The ruling declared that…

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Delaware County Council announces additional $2.7M in funding for home repair program

November 27, 2023

Delaware County Council unanimously approved the use of an additional $2,730,124 in funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to support the Whole Home Repair Program (WHRP) that provides income-qualified homeowners with necessary health, safety, and accessibility-related home repairs and modifications up to $50,000 per home. These funds, in combination with nearly $4.4M in…

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Delaware County holds resource fair for grandparents raising children

September 29, 2023

 Delaware County Council and the County’s Department of Human Services and Community Support will hold a resource fair on October 12 at the Media Borough Community Center for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren or great grandchildren. Globally, grandparents often serve as surrogate parents for their grandchildren or great-grandchildren, usually in response to family crises…

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