Here’s the latest from the WNPV Newsroom

Sentence Handed Down

A sentence has been handed down for a Philadelphia man that was involved in a holdup inside a Norristown motel last May.   23-year-old Travis Davis got at least two-and-a-half years behind bars after pleading guilty on robbery and conspiracy charges.   Prosecutors say he and another bandit burst into a room at the Chateau Granieri on […]

Bucks County Budget

Bucks County officials are sharpening their pencils in an attempt to avoid a property tax increase next year.   Because of the flagging economy, the budget under discussion comes up about seven-million dollars short in funding the expenses currently on the table.   Officials are looking for more spending cuts before they plug the gap with […]

SASD Teacher Contract Update

Frustration over the lack of a teacher contract boiled over at the Souderton School Board meeting last night.  

Montgomery Township Comprehensive Plan

The Montgomery Township Supervisors have held a public hearing to get input on the update for their comprehensive plan.   It’s a guide for future land use but has no legal basis and is superceded by the township zoning and land development ordinances.   The proposed plan includes a town center that would be a triangular area […]

No Tax Increase in Lansdale

Lansdale officials have rolled out a budget for next year.   The proposed spending plan totals about 35.4-million dollars across all funds and does not call for an increase in property taxes.   Sewer and electric rates would also remain the same.   The proposed budget includes more than $500,000 for road reconstruction but council members could […]

No Tax Increase in Whitpain

Whitpain officials have rolled out an eleven-point-nine million dollar budget for next year that holds the line on property taxes.   It didn’t come easy though.   The township supervisors had to cover a million dollar deficit in their general fund with unappropriated reserves.   Township officials are also looking for ways to cut costs in their public […]