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UGI Announces Price Cut, Average Customer Will Save $1.81 a Month

Residential heating customers of UGI Utilities Inc.’s Gas Division will see their monthly gas bills decrease by an average of $1.81 beginning July 1 due to a tax relief credit, the company said Thursday. The price cut came after the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission directed utility companies to provide a credit to customers based on the decrease in federal corporate tax rates and other tax changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Continue Reading →

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3 Miles of Limeport Pike to Be Closed for Bridge Replacement

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday that a nearly three-mile section of Limeport Pike in Upper Saucon and Lower Milford townships will be closed from Saturday, June 23 through mid-August for the replacement of a 1928 bridge over a tributary to the Saucon Creek. Continue Reading →

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Hellertown Borough to Host Paper Shredding Event for Residents

If papers containing personal and/or sensitive information such have been piling up and you lack a way to safely dispose of them, an upcoming event in Hellertown may be something you will want to attend. Although a date hasn’t been selected yet, borough council Monday voted 5-0 to spend $1,000 to have Iron Mountain Data & Records Management host a five-hour document shredding event. At the event, residents will be able to load papers into a secure bin for shredding and disposal. “I think that’s a no-brainer,” said councilman Phil Weber of the event. Hellertown Police Chief Robert Shupp said the police department will also take advantage of the shredding event. Continue Reading →

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