A Whitetail Disposal company garbage truck hit a utility pole early Thursday morning at the edge of the Frederick PA post office parking lot at Big and Renninger roads. No injuries were reported.
State Rep. Marcy Toepel, who has served constituents in Gilbertsville, Douglass and New Hanover since 2010, said Tuesday she will retire next year and not seek re-election to her 147th District seat.
PennDOT is making progress on the design and plans for replacing the New Hanover Square Road bridge over Swamp Creek. It's scheduled a Nov. 7 open house to show off its design and discuss the project.
Twenty-four townships and boroughs across western Montgomery County are receiving checks this month totaling more than $6.39 million in state liquid fuels taxes to help maintain local roads and bridges.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is dispatching pothole repair crews next week to fill bone-jarring ruts and crevices on eight western Montgomery and northern Chester County highways.
New Hanover supervisors and elected state representatives were all smiles Friday as the township officially received a Pennsylvania grant to help pay for improvements at a highly busy intersection.
State Sen. Bob Mensch and Rep. Marcy Toepel will visit the New Hanover municipal building Friday to officially present a more than $125,000 grant to help pay for safety improvements at Routes 73 and 663.
Contractors working on behalf of utility company Metropolitan Edison will be busy changing electricity meters through April in New Hanover and other western Montgomery County municipalities.