Here's the top news from around Newtown this week:
The leader of the Newtown Catholic community says he is “delighted” with the election of Pope Francis and believes he will strengthen and improve the church.
Trailer Park Developer Mum on Possibility of Townhomes
The township is still awaiting a response from County Builders regarding its willingness to develop townhomes instead of a trailer park on the Newtown Swim Club site.
Barn and Maze at Tyler Park Demolished
The effort to save the barn and maze play area was unsuccessful. The state moved forward with the demolition of the play area at Tyler State Park.
Electrical Failure Closes BCCC's Newtown Campus
An electrical failure closed Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus Tuesday afternoon.
Council Rock Considering Shift in Tax Structure
Council Rock is considering eliminating the Per Capita and Occupation Assessment tax and replacing it with an alternative revenue source.