News Flash

Posted on: February 14, 2024

Montgomery County Extends Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for February 15 - February 20, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA–The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have extended a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for February 11 - February 15, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA–The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have extended a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Montgomery County Announces Tax Rebate for Volunteer Fire and EMS Personnel

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners today authorized a property tax rebate program for volunteer members of fire companies and eligible nonprofit emergency medical service (EMS) agencies in Montgomery County to acknowledg...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Montgomery County Extends Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for February 7 - February 9, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA–The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have extended a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather S...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 31, 2023

Montgomery County Certifies North Penn School District Special Election Results

NORRISTOWN, PA—Today the Montgomery County Board of Elections voted unanimously to certify the results of the January 16 North Penn Special Election.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s first election of the year was a special election for voters in the Nor...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for February 2 - February 7, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Montgomery County Board Of Elections Approves Common-Sense Policy For Dating Ballots

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Board of Elections today approved a policy that allows for mail-in and absentee ballots with an incorrect or missing year, but otherwise includes a date with a month and day within the time period that mail-in and abse...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Montgomery County Extends Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for January 23 - January 24, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have extended an existing  Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from ...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2024

Montgomery County Celebrates African Americans in Arts and Culture for Annual Black History Program

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Montgomery County Celebrates African Americans in Arts and Culture for its Annual Black History Program? 

 

NORRISTOWN, PA—This February, all Montgomery County ...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Visit Pennypacker Mills this February for a free Valentine craft workshop for kids

SCHWENKSVILLE, PA— On Saturday, February 10, Pennypacker Mills is hosting a free Valentine craft workshop for kids.  

Grade school children are welcome to drop by the Classroom Building between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on February 10or a free V...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Montgomery County Extends Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for January 18 - January 23, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have extended an existing  Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from ...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Montgomery County Declares Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for January 13 - January 18, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Montgomery County Launches New Call Center for Homeless Response

NORRISTOWN, PA — Effective?February 1, 2024,?Your Way Home will operate a?new?call?center?through Montgomery County’s?Department of Health and Human Services,?Office of?Community Connections.??This change will provide more direct, loca...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2024

PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE: MONTCO HEALTH OFFICIALS WARN RESIDENTS OF POSSIBLE MEASLES EXPOSURES

[NORRISTOWN, PA]—Montgomery County Health Officials are tracking local potential and confirmed exposures related to a measles outbreak in Philadelphia. Currently, there are eight confirmed cas...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Montgomery County Declares Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for January 10 - January 12, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Montgomery County Extends Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for January 8, 2024 - January 9, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have extended an existing  Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from ...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Peter Wentz Farmstead will hold rescheduled Candlelight Event on Saturday, January 13

LANSDALE, PA—The Peter Wentz Farmstead’s annual Candlelight Event has been rescheduled. Come spend a lovely winter’s eve with us on Saturday, January 13 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The soft glow of lanterns will guide you as ...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2024

As President Biden Visits Montco, Commissioners Reaffirm Commitment to Every Citizen’s Right to Vote

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BLUE BELL, PA—Today, President Joe Biden will be visiting Montgomery County to speak about the importance of preserving our country’s democracy. The choice of location is fitting both historically, and because Montgomery County knows firsthand the recent ...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2024

Montgomery County Swears In County Commissioners and Row Officers

Commissioners Winder, Makhija and DiBello

BLUE BELL, PA—On January 3, Montgomery County hosted a public swearing-in ceremony for Commissioners Jamila H. Winder, Neil Makhija, and Thomas DiBello, as well as nine Row Officers, in the Montgomery County Community College’s Health Science Center Main ...

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2024 Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2023

Montgomery County Extends Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for January 3, 2024 - January 8, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have extended an existing  Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from ...

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2024 Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: December 29, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for December 29, 2023 - January 3, 2024

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for December 18-24, 2023

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2023

Montgomery County Now Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2024 Cycle

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) seeks applications for the 2024 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. This program provides funds to municipalities to make targeted physical improvements that achieve progre...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2023

Montgomery County Honors Recipients of $161 Million in ARPA Funds that Build and Support Community

SOUDERTON, PA—Over 100 recipients of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant program in Montgomery County gathered earlier today to celebrate the program’s ongoing success with Montgomery County Commissioners Kenneth E. Lawrence Jr. and Jamila H. Winder...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEW CODE BLUE DECLARATION THRESHOLD

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Commissioners, with the support of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announce a change to the threshold for which a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency is declared. Ef...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue Cold Weather Declaration for December 13-15, 2023

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY ISSUES CODE BLUE COLD WEATHER DECLARATION FOR December 6 - 7, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service.

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2023

MONTCO INVITES PUBLIC FEEDBACK ON CROSS COUNTY TRAIL ALIGNMENTS IN PLYMOUTH AND WHITEMARSH

Cross County Trail Feasibility Study Map

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its technical engineering consultant team led by NV5, has completed a draft study on the feasibility of completing the Cross County Trail in Plymouth and Whitem...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Montgomery County 2023 General Election Certification Rescheduled for December 4

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Board of Elections will meet to certify the 2023 General Election on Monday, December 4 at 12:15 p.m.

The certification, which had originally been scheduled for Wednesday, November 22, was postponed due to a ru...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2023

Montgomery County Opens Bridge 177 in Norristown

Sterigere Street Bridge ribbon cutting

NORRISTOWN, PA—Today, Montgomery County Commissioners Kenneth E. Lawrence Jr. and Jamila H. Winder officially opened Bridge 177 in Norristown. The bridge, which carries Sterigere Street over Stony Creek in Norristown, primarily serves a...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2023

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY SEASON AT MONTCO PARKS AND HISTORIC SITES WITH CRAFT WORKSHOPS, TOURS & MORE!

NORRISTOWN, PA—Celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of 18th century historic holiday traditions at select Montgomery County Parks, Trails and Historic Sites. Visitors can experience craft-making, historic guided tours, music, games, shopping ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2023

COME TO GREEN LANE PARK FOR SEASONAL AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS THIS DECEMBER

Green Lane Park December Events

GREEN LANE, PA—Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park is pleased to announce the seasonal and educational programs it will be hosting in December.

Holiday Craft Workshops

Saturday, December 2 and December 9

10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2023

PETER WENTZ FARMSTEAD TO HOLD HISTORIC CANDLELIGHT EVENT SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

Peter Wentz Farm candlelight event

LANSDALE, PA—Come spend a lovely winter’s eve at the Peter Wentz Farmstead during our annual Candlelight Event on Saturday, December 2 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lit only by candles, visitors will see what life would have looked like on a d...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY ISSUES CODE BLUE COLD WEATHER DECLARATION FOR NOVEMBER 27 - 30, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY ISSUES CODE BLUE COLD WEATHER DECLARATION FOR NOVEMBER 24 - 25, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of fore...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION CERTIFICATION POSTPONED DUE TO COURT RULING

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Board of Elections is postponing the certification of the 2023 General Election due to yesterday’s ruling of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. 

The election certificatio...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY ISSUES CODE BLUE COLD WEATHER DECLARATION FOR NOVEMBER 20 - 21, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2023

FIVE OUTSTANDING PROJECTS AND AN EXCEPTIONAL ADVOCATE RECEIVE 2023 MONTGOMERY AWARDS

Montgomery Awards

NORRISTOWN, PA – Five outstanding projects and their creators and a dedicated lifelong advocate of open space preservation were honored at a Montgomery Awards celebration in the Schultz Community Center of Meadowood Senior Living. This annual program, spo...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY RELEASES PROPOSED 2024 BUDGET AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Commissioners earlier today released the Proposed 2024 Budget and Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (2024-2028). This budget maintains the County’s commitment to fiscal responsibility while ensuring delivery ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2023

POTTSGROVE MANOR CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON IN HISTORIC STYLE

Winter at Pottsgrove Manor

POTTSTOWN, PA—Join in the historic traditions of the holiday season at Pottsgrove Manor with holiday-themed guided tours and at the Frost Fair special event.  

Twelfth Night Tours 

Friday, November 24 to Friday, January 7 during ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2023

GET IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT AT PENNYPACKER MILLS

Pennypacker Mills Holiday Tours

Schwenksville, PA—This winter, visit Pennypacker Mills to experience free, family-friendly tours that celebrate the holiday season! Located at 5 Haldeman Road in Schwenksville, PA, Pennypacker Mills is an immersive Colonial revival mansion that offers vis...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2023

Montco Orphans’ Court and Office of Children and Youth to Host National Adoption Day Celebration

NORRISTOWN, PA—Join the Montgomery County Orphans’ Court and Department of Health and Human Services Office of Children and Youth for a celebration of National Adoption Day on Friday, Nov. 17 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Cour...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN YARD SIGN RECYCLING SITES

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NORRISTOWN, PA –?The? Montgomery County Recycling Office?is reminding residents that the drop-off recycling program for campaign yard signs will be running again this year from Wednesday, November 8 until Monday, November 13. Instead of putting yard signs...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REQUESTS POSTPONEMENT OF REVIEW OF PERMIT APPLICATION FOR AIRY STREET PRISON

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that they have requested Norristown Council postpone its review of the county’s permit application for the Airy Street Prison. 

“Montgomery County prides itself on listening to the...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2023

MONTCO PRESENTS 15 LANSDALE SMALL BUSINESSES WITH CHECK FOR $242,088 IN PANDEMIC RECOVERY FUNDS

Lansdale Small Business Owners receive ARPA Funds

LANSDALE, PA—On Thursday, November 2, Montgomery County Commissioners Kenneth E. Lawrence Jr. and Jamila H. Winder presented a large check of $242,088 to a group of 15 small business in Lansdale as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). &a...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2023

PETER WENTZ FARMSTEAD HOSTS HARVEST FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2023

Peter Wentz Farmstead Harvest Festival 2023

Lansdale, PA—For a colonial farm family like the Wentzes, the fall harvest was the most important time of the year. Winters were harsh and with no access to modern day conveniences like refrigerators, grocery stores, or delivery services, early ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2023

OFFICE OF THE CORONER'S ANNOUNCEMENT ON I-476 CRASH

NORRISTOWN, PA—Around 12:30 p.m. on October 21, 2023, the Montgomery County Coroner's Office was dispatched to a multiple-vehicle crash with intense fire on I-476 northbound, near mile marker 26, in Worcester Township. The vehicles invo...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION OFFERS PUBLIC EVENT ON SUPPORTING MUNICIPAL LAND STEWARDSHIP

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NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) invites the public to attend an event on municipal land stewardship and management on Monday, October 30, 2023, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Schwenksville Borough Hall, located at 300 M...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2023

SCHUYLKILL RIVER PASSENGER RAIL AUTHORITY TO HOST IN-PERSON MEETING ON OCTOBER 23

POTTSTOWN, PA—The Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (SRPRA) invites members of the media and the public to join for an in-person board meeting on Monday, October 23 at 3 p.m. at North Hall 202, Montgomery County Community College, 16 East High Str...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2023

THREE MUNICIPAL PROJECTS RECEIVE MONTCO TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM GRANTS

NORRISTOWN, PA—Today, the Montgomery County Commissioners announced that three projects across the County will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for the 2023 selection cycle. These grants are part of the sixth round for the program, ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2023

MONTCO CLERK OF COURTS AND U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE HOSTED REENTRY SIMULATION

NORRISTOWN, PA—On September 28, 2023, dozens of Montgomery County employees and partners gathered in the Public Safety Training Campus in Conshohocken for an afternoon designed to simulate what life is like as a resident returning home from inca...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2023

MARCH WITH REVOLUTIONARY WAR CONTINENTAL ARMY SOLDIERS AND LEARN ABOUT MILITARY CAMP LIFE

Continental Army

Lansdale, PA—This October, experience two unique opportunities to relive a soldier’s life in the Revolutionary War at Pete Wentz Farmstead from the PA State Regiment, in honor of troops that served this area.  

When General Geo...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHARES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AHEAD OF GENERAL ELECTION

NORRISTOWN, PA—Today, the Montgomery County Board of Elections releases upcoming deadlines, information, and request for volunteers for the 2023 election cycle. 

“We are proud to work with nearly 2,800 Montgomery Count...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2023

MONTCO BREAKS GROUND ON SECTION B OF THE RIDGE PIKE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP

Ridge Pike Section B

NORRISTOWN, PA—Montgomery County officials broke ground today on Section B of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project from Belvoir Road to Chemical Road in Plymouth Township.  

Section B will be a full-depth roadway reconstr...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2023

PA DEPARTMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS SECRETARY DR. LATIKA DAVIS-JONES VISITS MONTGOMERY COUNTY

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NORRISTOWN, PA—Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Dr. Latika Davis-Jones visited Montgomery County as part of her ongoing efforts to address the opioid and overdose crises affecting communities across the Commo...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY MAINTAINS TRIPLE-A BOND RATING FOR SIXTH YEAR

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that Montgomery County has received the highest bond rating—Aaa with a stable outlook—from Moody’s Investors Service for the sixth year in ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2023

GET FREE FLU & COVID VACCINES AT MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY VACCINATION CLINICS

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH) encourages all residents 6 months of age and older to get their annual flu shot and the new COVID-19 vacci...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2023

FROM HOME TO MILITARY HEADQUARTERS: “GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON IN WORCESTER”

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LANSDALE, PA—What did it feel like to have General George Washington live in your home?  

You don’t have to go back in time to find the answer. This fall, “From Home to Headquarters: Washington in Worcester”...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH PA CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER NORMAN BRISTOL

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NORRISTOWN, PA—Montgomery County invites the public to hear from Norman Bristol Colón, Pennsylvania's Chief Diversity Officer, to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the transformative impact that Hispanic and Latinx people have had in the U.S. &nbs...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA AWARDED CDC GRANT TO BOLSTER OVERDOSE PREVENTION

Norristown, PA—Montgomery County has been selected as a recipient of a $4.4 million, 5-year cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) program. The grant represents a transforma...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Mosquito Spraying in Whitpain Township on September 19, 2023

Mosquito Spray Whitpain 9.19.23

NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Whitpain Township officials, will be adultici...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2023

PETER WENTZ FARM CIVIL WAR REENACTMENTS HIGHLIGHT MILITARY AND CIVILIAN LIFE ASPECTS

Civil War Reenactment at Wentz

LANSDALE, PA—Next weekend, Peter Wentz Farmstead will host Civil War reenactments highlighting the effects of the war from military and civilian aspects, during a two-day event.  

Visitors will witness artillery demonstrations f...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2023

JOIN THE FALL FUN AT PENNYPACKER MILLS

Painted Pumpkins at Pennypacker Mills

Schwenksville, PA—This October, visit Pennypacker Mills to experience two free, family-friendly events and celebrate the history of Halloween. Located at 5 Haldeman Road in Schwenksville, PA, Pennypacker Mills is an immersive Colonial revival ma...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2023

MONTGOMERY COUNTY OBSERVES SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK

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NORRISTOWN, PA — Montgomery County honors this week, Sept. 10 - 16, 2023, as Suicide Prevention Week. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)., 49,449 people died by suicide in 2022 nationwide.

This year, the Montgomery ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2023

FREE IN-PERSON CAR SEAT CHECK OFFERED DURING NATIONAL CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY WEEK 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA—The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services?Office of Public Health?(OPH) is participating in Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Week from Sept. 17-23, 2023. The week is dedicated to helping parents and caregi...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2023

MONTCOWORKS HOSTS CAREER CONNECTIONS FAIR

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NORRISTOWN, PA— MontcoWorks, Montgomery County’s local workforce development board, will host the PA CareerLink® Montgomery County Career Connections Fair on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hea...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Montgomery County's Code Red Hot Weather Emergency is Extended to September 7, 2023 at 8 p.m.

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts fro...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2023

Public Input Sought for Green Lane Park Master Plan Update

GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites has announced a series of public meetings and other interactive public feedback tools to inform the master plan update for Green Lane Park. All interested cit...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2023

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for September 5 - 6, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Montgomery County Announces New Position to Enhance County’s Food System

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Norristown, PA – Montgomery County is excited to announce the addition of a new role within the Department of Health and Human Services. Sam Applefield has joined the county as the Food Policy Program Coordinator as of August 14, 2023.

“The addition of thi...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2023

Mosquito Spraying around Norristown Farm Park on September 6, 2023

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Norristown, PA—The Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), Municipality of Norristown, East Norriton and We...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2023

Montgomery County's Workforce Development Board Receives $45K to Support Digital Literacy

NORRISTOWN, PA — Montgomery County’s Department of Commerce is pleased to announce that MontcoWorks, Montgomery County’s local workforce development board, received $45,000 in grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to support...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2023

Mosquito Spraying in Plymouth Township on August 31, 2023

Plymouth Mosquito Spray

Norristown, PA—The Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Plymouth Township officials, will be adulticiding (spra...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2023

Learn How to Explore Your Local History at Pottsgrove Manor

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POTTSTOWN, PA – Unearth the resources available across Montgomery County at Pottsgrove Manor as we welcome Jeanne Sorg, Recorder of Deeds for Montgomery County, for a presentation on the ways their office can help residents discover prop...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2023

Green Lane Park Hosts Educational Programs and Events for September 2023

Green Lane Park September Events 2023

GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County's Green Lane Park will host two free environmental educational programs this September.

Tree ID Made Easy

Don't know a beech from a birch tree? Join us for "Tree ID Made Easy."...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2023

Montco Invites Public to Open House on Section B of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) will be hosting a public open house for Section B (Belvoir Road to Chemical Road) of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project on September 7, 2023 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2023

Montgomery County HHS Partners with New Hanover Township on New “Traffic Garden” to Help Kids Learn

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NEW HANOVER, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Public Health (OPH) in collaboration with New Hanover Township, invites the public to the grand opening of the Traffic Garden, a fun and educational haven for...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Free Potassium Iodide Tablets to be Distributed on August 17, 2023

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) is participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Annual Free Potassium Iodide Distribution on August 17, 2023. MCOPH will provide fre...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2023

Norristown Farm Park Accepting Applications for Annual Fall Archery Deer Hunt

NORRISTOWN, PA – With Norristown Farm Park housing more than three times the number of deer than the land can sustain, park officials have announced they will hold their annual regulated archery deer hunt throughout October.  

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2023

Montgomery County Unveils Contemporary $9.5 Million Coroner’s Office Building

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EAGLEVILLE, PA - Montgomery County today celebrated the opening of its new contemporary coroner’s office building. The new facility represents a significant upgrade from the space the County had rented since the mid-1990s. The $9.5 million state...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2023

Montgomery County's Code Red Hot Weather Emergency is Extended to July 29, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2023

One Case of Measles Reported in Montgomery County

NORRISTOWN, PA — The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH) is currently investigating a confirmed case of measles in an unvaccinated Montgomery County child.

     

MCOPH investigators are completing contact t...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2023

Green Lane Park Hosts Educational Programs and Events for August 2023

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GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County's Green Lane Park will host two free environmental educational programs in August 2023.

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Come out and learn about our six-legged insect neighbors and their amazing adaptions for survival. Join us...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2023

Montgomery County Announces A Code Red Hot Weather Emergency for July 27 - 28, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a "Code Red" Hot Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of for...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2023

Montco Planning Commission to Present on Transit-Oriented Development at APA PA

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) will present “Planning for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) – A Way to Transform your Community" on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2023

Montco Planning Commission Offers Free Webinar Highlighting Historic Preservation Opportunities

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NORRISTOWN, PA — The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is hosting a free lunchtime webinar focused on historic preservation opportunities. The event is scheduled for July 26, 2023, from noon to 1 p.m. Registration is...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2023

America250 PA Montgomery County Launches Photo Contest to Celebrate County’s Rich History

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has launched a photo contest of its historic sites in the lead up to America's 250th Anniversary and Semiquincentennial in July 2026.

The contest is open to all Montgomery County residents, including a ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2023

Enjoy Some Good Old Fashioned Fun on Victorian Game Day at Pennypacker Mills

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Enjoy some good old fashioned early 19th century fun at a free Victorian Era Game Day. The games will take place on Sunday, August 6, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2023

Theodore Roosevelt Returns in Reenactment for Pennypacker Mills' Porch Performance Series

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Pennypacker Mills will present the life and times of Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, the youngest and 26th President of the United States, during its outdoor Porch Performance Series.

President Roosevelt viewed himself as a...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2023

Montgomery County Commissioners Name 25-Year HR Executive Catherine Creel Halen as Chief Human Resou

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NORRISTOWN, PA — The Montgomery County Commissioners have hired Catherine (Katie) Halen, an executive with 25 years of human resources experience in the healthcare industry, as the County’s new Chief Human Resources Officer.

 

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2023

Fun Local June Events at Montco Parks & Historic Sites

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites invites the public to attend upcoming events. These events are family friendly and are low or no cost to attend, reservations are recommended. 

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2023

Former State Rep. Brian Sims Among Expert Panelists in Montco Inclusive Leadership Webinar

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NORRISTOWN, PA — As part of its series on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Montgomery County is inviting anyone interested in learning how to better understand their coworkers’ differences and recognize their own biases to attend...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Montgomery County Commissioners Appoint Christine Lora County Public Defenders Chief

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NORRISTOWN, PA — The Montgomery County Commissioners today approved the appointment of Christine P. Lora, Esq. as Chief of the County’s Public Defender Office. The hiring marks the culmination of a three-year process that has brought s...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2023

Montgomery County Announces 2023 Juneteenth Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County and community organizations are hosting several events over the next week to celebrate Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery in the U.S. Although the Emancipation Proclamation took effect in 1863, it was n...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Celebrate Juneteenth at Peter Wentz Farmstead, June 17 - 18, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Join the Peter Wentz Farmstead on June 17 - 18, 2023, in observation of Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the emancipation of Black enslaved people in America. 

Learn about the journeys of enslaved people seeking the...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2023

Emergency Rental & Utility Assistance Program Distributed $100M in Funds

NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County has now distributed more than $100 million in emergency rental and utility assistance to about 8,300 households in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Montgomery County’s Office of Ho...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2023

Montgomery County to Extend Emergency Sheltering Due to Wildfire Smoke and Poor Air Quality

NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials released the following statement regarding emergency sheltering from wildfire smoke and poor air quality for individuals experiencing homelessness:

 

"In response to the p...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Montgomery County Statement on Emergency Sheltering Due to Wildfire Smoke and Poor Air Quality

NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County officials released the following statement regarding emergency sheltering from wildfire smoke and poor air quality for individuals experiencing homelessness .

"In response to the wildfire smoke and ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2023

2023 Point-In-Time Count Shows Fewer Homeless in Montco Than Last Year But More Living Outside

NORRISTOWN, PA – The 2023 Point-In-Time (PIT) Count has identified more than 350 individuals sleeping in the County’s emergency shelters, transitional housing sites, or outdoors. This figure marks a 37% decrease from the 2022 PIT Count, which bal...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: May 30, 2023

Pottsgrove Manor Highlights History with Back-to-Back Events this June

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POTTSTOWN, PA – June is jampacked with historic happenings at Pottsgrove Manor! Uncover the stories of historic Black communities in the French Creek region at the Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 17. Come back the following weekend to be a part o...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Enrollment now open for Peter Wentz Farmstead – Colonial Camp 2023

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LANSDALE, PA – Have you ever dreamed of traveling into the past? Well, we may not have a time machine, but we’ve got the next best thing. Join us this summer for the Peter Wentz Farmstead’s Colonial Camp, where you can step b...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Montgomery County Awards $2.5M in Montco 2040 Implementation Grants

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that 15 projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants, totaling nearly $2,500,00. As it has in the previous seven years of the program, the county conti...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Deadline Extended for 2023 Montgomery Awards Nominations

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) has extended the 2023 Montgomery Awards Call for Entries to May 15, 2023. MCPC is looking for projects and individuals/organizations that represent the best in site design...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2023

Norristown Residents Asked to Provide Input on Future Community Facility

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NORRISTOWN, PA – As part of its ongoing public engagement, the Montgomery County Recovery Office is seeking input from Norristown residents on plans to create a community gathering space. $7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds are allocate...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2023

8th Annual Montco Trail Challenge Returns This Weekend

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NORRISTOWN, PA – This weekend Montgomery County will celebrate the return of the Montco Trail Challenge for its eighth year. This annual family-friendly program encourages participants to track their visits to select Montgomery County trails to ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2023

Recommendations for 2023 Mosquito Season from the Montgomery County Office of Public Health

NORRISTOWN, PA – With the onset of warmer weather, mosquito season is starting and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) has steps residents can take to protect themselves from spreading mos...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2023

County Announces 12 Secure Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations & Satellite Offices for May 16

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Board of Elections announced it will install 12 secure ballot drop-off boxes throughout the County to help voters meet the May 16 Primary Election deadline. Completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots may be...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2023

Local Historical Sites Announce May and June Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites invites the public to attend upcoming events hosted at its historic sites in May and June. These events are family friendly and are low or no cost to attend, reservations are r...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2023

Montgomery County Celebrates National Community Development Week

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Through a recent proclamation, the Montgomery County Commissioners have recognized April 10-14, 2023, as National Community Development Week. The National Community Development Act was passed through bipartisan legislation in 19...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2023

Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Releases 2023 Paving Schedule

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Department has released details on its 2023 repaving program. Annual resurfacing operations will begin on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, and are expected to last through April. All work schedu...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Events Start April 29

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County sponsored household hazardous waste collection events will begin on April 29, 2023. The events are by appointment only and pre-registration is required. No televisions, electronics or applianc...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2023

SRPRA submits application to FRA’s Corridor Identification and Development Program

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READING, PA — The Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority (SRPRA) has taken the next big step toward restoring intercity passenger rail service between Reading and Philadelphia by applying for the Federal Railroad Administration’s Co...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2023

Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeks Nominations for 2023 Montgomery Awards

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is looking for projects and individuals/organizations that represent the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County and invites the...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Public Input Sought for Green Lane Park Master Plan Update

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GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites has announced a series of public meetings and other interactive public feedback tools to inform the master plan update for Green Lane Park. All interested citizens are invited ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Norristown Farm Park to Conduct Deer Cull

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Park, Trails, and Historic Sites have announced it will conduct a deer cull at Norristown Farm Park. The cull will be held during the month of March in coordination with state and federal agencies. 

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Montgomery County Opens New Chester Valley Trail Extension

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners joined with other local officials today to cut the ribbon on the Chester Valley Trail Extension, a 3.8-mile extension of the Chester Valley Trail. This newly completed extension links the exis...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue for March 13 - 15, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Wea...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Emergency Road Closure Announced for Gerryville Pike in Marlboro Township

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UPDATE: Gerryville Pike was been reopened to traffic on Friday, March 17, 2023.

GREEN LANE, PA – Montgomery County Roads & Bridges have announced the emergency closure of Gerryville Pike between Upper Ridge Road and Hoppenville Road ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Local Historical Sites Offer Hands-on Programs this Spring

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites invites the public to attend upcoming events hosted at its historic sites this spring. These events are family friendly and are low or no cost to attend, reservations are recommended.&am...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue for March 7 - 9, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Wea...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Montgomery County Announces Search for Chief of Human Resources

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is accepting nominations, inquiries, and applications for an innovative, and strategic leader with well-honed Human Resources (HR) expertise, and a commitment to customer-focused excellence in ord...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Lane Closures Begin March 8 for Ridge Pike Improvement Project

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission announced today that starting Wednesday, March 8, 2023, single lane road closures will be in effect on Ridge Pike. The lane closure will be in effect from Pine Ridge Road through Northwe...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2023

Nonprofits, Municipalities, and Developers Encouraged to Apply for Homelessness Reduction Grants

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) has opened applications for community development, housing development, and nonprofits and homeless servic...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Montgomery County to Begin Replacement Project of Mill Creek Road Bridge in Lower Merion Township

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Roads and Bridges announced today that construction will begin on Monday, March 6, 2023, to replace the Mill Creek Bridge (County Bridge 6), which has been closed since September 2021 due to severe damage cause...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2023

Public Invited to Open House on Progress of Cross County Trail West

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its consultant team led by NV5, has been studying the feasibility of completing the Cross County Trail in Plymouth and Whitemarsh Townships and has announced ...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue for February 24 - 25, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Wea...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2023

Montgomery County to Begin Replacement of Sterigere Street Bridge in Norristown

NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Roads and Bridges announced today that construction will begin on Monday, March 6, 2023 for a project to replace the Sterigere Street Bridge (Bridge 177). This project will improve mobility and safety on Sterig...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue for February 17 - 18, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Servi...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2023

Montgomery County Announces Tamra Williams as Director of Health and Human Services

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners have announced the appointment of Dr. Tamra Williams as Director of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) after conducting a national search. Dr. Williams will le...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2023

Montgomery County Issues Code Blue for February 1 - 5, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Servi...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Montgomery County Courts Appoint Jamila H. Winder to Montgomery County Board of Commissioners

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas has voted to appoint Jamila H. Winder, of East Norriton, to fill the vacancy on the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. In a historic appointment, Ms. Winder will serve as the first female...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Montgomery County Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) seeks applications for the 2023 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. This program provides funds to municipalities to make targeted physical improvements that achieve prog...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Montgomery County to Host Black History Month Program

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County’s Black History Month Committee invites the community to attend a four-week long virtual series of panel discussions for Black History Month. This year’s program will focus on the national t...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Montgomery County Invites Public to Comment on Draft County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Planning Commission has announced the proposed draft update to the Montgomery County 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for public review and comment. The update, scheduled to be completed in 2023, will continu...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” for January 23 - 24, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Wea...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Registration is Open for Spring Master Naturalist Training Course at Norristown Farm Park

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Norristown Farm Park, in partnership with nonprofit Pennsylvania Master Naturalist, will host a volunteer Master Naturalist Training Course where Montgomery County residents can learn more about nature and support conservation e...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Montgomery County Issues “Code Blue” for January 13 - 16, 2023

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Servi...

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2023 Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2023

Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Announces Process to Fill Commissioner Vacancy

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NORRISTOWN, PA – President Judge Carolyn Tornetta Carluccio, having been formally advised that Commissioner Chair Dr. Valerie A. Arkoosh has resigned her position as Montgomery County Commissioner effective January 17, 2023, hereby directs that anyone int...

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2023 Press Releases