Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The yard sale is free, residents who would like to sell should bring their own table.
The Wrightstown Park and Rec Board is hosting the township's annual Yard Sale on April 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the municipal building parking lot, 2203 Second Street Pike. The yard sale is free to anyone who wants to participate; residents should bring their own table. Anyone interested should call the township at 215-598-3313 to let them know they are participating. Also that day from 10 to 11 a.m., the last mini Farmers Market of the season will be held. The regular season for the Farmers Market begins the first weekend in May.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Police responded to an accident at 4:40 on Windy Bush and Pineville roads and then another around 6 p.m. on Durham Road.
There were two car accidents in Wrightstown Township Tuesday during rush hour, Newtown Township Police confirmed today. According to police, a two-car accident occurred at about 4:40 p.m. at Route 232 (Windy Bush Road) and Pineville Road. Police said preliminary findings indicate that the driver of a Mazda was traveling west on Pineville Road and failed to stop for the stop sign. Police said the driver of the Mazda hit a car traveling north on Route 232, causing the car to roll over multiple times. The car came to rest on its roof and the driver was taken to the hospital by a family member. The accident remains under investigation, police said. Then, just before 6 p.m., police responded to a two-car accident on Route 413 (Durham Road) …
Friday, February 15, 2013
The meeting will be held Tuesday Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus.
PennDOT has scheduled a public meeting to gather input on the Worthington Mill Road Bridge project. The bridge, which spans the Neshaminy Creek in Northampton and Wrightstown townships, is being replaced by PennDOT. The public meeting will be held Tuesday Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus. The purpose of the meeting is to show the project plans and provide residents with information about the project, PennDOT said. The public will also be able to ask questions and provide input. Representatives from PennDOT will be at the meeting to discuss the project and answer questions. The meeting will be held at Bucks County Community College's Charles E. Rollins Student Center.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
According to Newtown Township Police Department, the road was closed between Pineville Rd and Windy Bush because of an accident near Fox Hil Drive.
A one-vehicle accident closed Durham Rd (Rt. 413) in Wrightstown Township during rush hour Tuesday. According to Newtown Township Police Department, the road was closed between Pineville Rd and Windy Bush because of an accident near Fox Hil Drive. A truck hit a utility pole and traveled about a 100 feet into the woods, police said. No injuries were reported. The road closure caused traffic to back up in both directions, with travelers seeking alternate routes on Route 232 and Pine Lane.
Monday, January 28, 2013
According to the report, 2012 was the third busiest year in the fire company’s 99-year history.
Lingohocken Fire Company responded to 207 emergencies in 2012, according to an annual report released this month. According to the report, 2012 was the third busiest year in the fire company’s 99-year history. Lingohocken, which serves all of Wrightstown Township and parts of Buckingham and Upper Makefield, responded to 228 emergencies in 2010 and 217 emergencies in 2011. In 2012, the fire company also conducted 29 chief’s investigations and pump details. Chief’s investigations included malfunctioning fire alarms, pet rescues and carbon monoxide alarms. “Despite this workload, our firefighters experienced only two minor first aid injuries during the year and there were no injuries or deaths by fire suffered by civilians in Lingohocken’s …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Four residents of Chapman's Corner in Wrightstown reported items missing from their cars.
Thieves targeted the Champman's Corner neighborhood overnight Thursday. According to the Newtown Township Police Department, four residents of the Wrightstown Township neighborhood reported thefts from their cars overnight. Police said victims are in the process of compiling lists of missing property. So far, one victim reported that cash and a pair of men's Prada sunglasses valued at $400 were taken but credit cards were left behind. He told the officer that the vehicle was unlocked at the time of the theft. Check back to Patch for updates to this story.
Monday, July 11, 2011
The first rehearsal for the 2011 Village Renaissance Faire was Sunday at the Village Library in Wrightstown. The annual faire will be held Sept. 17 and 18.
Preparations are underway for the 12th annual Village Renaissance Faire, which this year will be held 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 17 and 18 at the Middletown Grange Fairgrounds. The first rehersal for the event was held Sunday at the Village Library of Wrightstown. The Village Renaissance Faire is a recreation of a 12th through 16th century village named Penn's Park. Proceeds benefit the Village Library. For more information, visit www.villagefaire.org.
Friday, July 8, 2011
Owowcow, an artisan creamery, opened Tuesday in Carousel Village.
Check out our photo gallery of Owowcow Creamery, which opened Tuesday in Wrightstown Township. Click here to read previous coverage of Owowcow on Newtown Patch.