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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montco sponsored household hazardous waste collection events begin

May 6, 2022

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Montgomery County sponsored household hazardous waste collection events began on April 30. The events are by appointment only and pre-registration is required.  No televisions, electronics or appliances are accepted at these chemical collections. Businesses and contractors will be turned away from these residential events. Visit: www.montcopa.org/774/Accepted-Hazardous-Household-Waste-Items for a list of acceptable and…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County awarded grants to support crisis services and student assistance programs

April 1, 2022

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Early Intervention (MH/DD/EI) has announced the award of two Community Mental Health Services Block Grants. The funds will go toward bolstering crisis services and student assistance programs in Montgomery County. In partnership with the HHS…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Lawmaker pleads guilty in double-dipping reimbursements case

December 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Margo Davidson speaks during a committee meeting, in Harrisburg, Pa. Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Davidson, a Democratic state representative from just outside Philadelphia issued a statement saying she’s resigning after being charged Thursday, July 22, 2021 with theft and other offenses over her expense reimbursements. (Alejandro A. Alvarez/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: County launches survey to identify areas with no or limited access to broadband internet

December 10, 2021

Delaware County is seeking to collect additional data regarding residents’ access to broadband internet by surveying residents and business owners. The County has created a survey to identify residential and commercial locations that don’t have access to broadband internet or that have limited access in order to identify places where broadband infrastructure does not exist…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: College president and Chester County sheriff join police cadets for final run

December 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Municipal Police Academy (MPA) Director Bill Davis, Chester County Sheriff Fredda L. Maddox, MPA cadet/Act 120 scholar Brian Woodard, and Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black. (Photo/Jim McWilliams Photography) Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black and Chester County Sheriff Fredda L. Maddox recently cheered on…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County scheduling booster shots for all COVID-19 vaccines

November 5, 2021

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is now scheduling booster shots for the Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccines following FDA and CDC approval for people who meet the eligibility criteria.  Pfizer & Moderna For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County discloses print error on mail-in ballots — new ballots to be issued

October 8, 2021

NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Last Friday evening, Montgomery County Election Officials were notified that approximately 16,000 General Election Mail-In Ballots were printed incorrectly by its ballot vendor, NPC, and mailed to residents.  These ballots are easily identified as they were only printed on one side.  “We sincerely regret that this happened and are working with the…

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