Police Car Hellertown Firearm

Hellertown Police Respond to Question About Use of Excessive Force

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At Monday’s Hellertown Borough Council meeting, borough police chief Robert Shupp shed some light on how his department is trained to avoid the use of excessive force. In the wake of the death of George Floyd, borough elected officials also addressed the topic of racism in the community.


Borough Council Declines to Open Hellertown Pool

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Despite a plea from the pool’s manager to reconsider their earlier decision to shutter the Hellertown Pool this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, borough council members said Monday they have little choice but to close it given the current circumstances.

Fountain Hill Facade Grant Program

Fountain Hill Eyeing Facade Grant Program

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Some dilapidated properties and businesses around Fountain Hill borough could be the recipients of a makeover soon, thanks to a proposed facade matching grant program.