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W. Donegal OKs Reduced Paving Program

West Donegal Township supervisors approved a reduced paving plan after the bid received for it came in above the estimate, a problem attributed to higher petroleum costs driving up the cost of asphalt. The township had put out for bid an ultra-thin bonded wearing course for 32,742 square yards on West Ridge Road, Rutts Road […]

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Elizabethtown Borough Moving Forward With Move to Historic Building

Elizabethtown Borough Council members reached a consensus that they should vote May 16 on plans to renovate a historic downtown building so the borough’s administrative offices can move there. The borough’s administrative offices are mostly in a building shared with the police department at 600 S. Hanover St., with a few of them in a […]

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Mount Joy Township to Meet With College About Solar Array

Mount Joy Township supervisors asked Township Manager Justin Evans to meet with Elizabethtown College’s director of public affairs to tour the college’s solar array after getting complaints from neighbors. Supervisor Gerald F. Becker said at the township meeting on Monday, April 15, that residents of the nearby Shybrook development had been promised that trees would block […]

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Conoy Honors Man for Making River Trail Connect to Columbia

A major challenge in construction of the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail was how to get the trail across railroad tracks about 2½ miles south of Bainbridge. “We were at a standstill,” Conoy Township Supervisors Chairman Stephen L. Mohr said on Thursday, April 11. “We had no clue. There was talk of burrowing under the […]

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Mount Joy Township Gets Complaints About College Solar Array

Mount Joy Township supervisors asked Township Manager Justin Evans to meet with Elizabethtown College’s director of public affairs to tour the college’s solar array after getting complaints from neighbors. Supervisor Gerald F. Becker said at the township meeting on Monday, April 15, that residents of the nearby Shybrook development had been promised that trees would […]

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Conoy Supervisors Approve Agreements With Dog Adoption Center

Conoy Township supervisors approved a memorandum of understanding and other agreements with a group that plans to build a dog adoption center. Almost Home Dog Adoption wants to build a 24,600-square-foot building with 62 parking spaces on a 12-acre lot at the intersection of River Road and Prescott Road. Supervisors voted unanimously on Thursday, April […]

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Dozens Gather at Elizabethtown Square Over Star Barn’s Policy

By DAN ROBRISH The Elizabethtown Advocate In most parts of Pennsylvania, it’s perfectly legal for businesses to fire employees because they are gay. Unless there’s a local law saying otherwise, it’s perfectly legal for Pennsylvania landlords to refuse to rent to prospective tenants because they are gay, or to refuse to renew leases because their […]

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