Top Five Stories of the Week: Jan. 8 through 14
A countdown of the top stories that made headlines this week in Newtown.
A push by Republicans in the state House of Representatives to reform prevailing wage laws is garnering support from local politicians. Newtown Township Board of Supervisors member Rob Ciervo said Wednesday he’d like to see the municipality express formal support for three prevailing wage reform bills that were considered during the last House session.
Four Newtown Township Police Department officers were promoted to corporals during Wednesday's Board of Supervisors meeting.
Newtown Borough has hired William Bolla of the Doylestown-based firm McNamara, Bolla and Panzer as borough solicitor. Bolla replaces Paul Cohen, who left his position as borough solicitor due to a scheduling conflict with a new opportunity at Shir Ami.
Giant already operates 17 stores within a 10-mile radius of Newtown. So why would it want to operate yet another in the Village at Newtown Shopping Center?
A conditional use hearing for the Stocking Works II proposal that began in December and was scheduled to resume Tuesday has been postponed until Jan. 26. The hearing will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chancellor Center.