County News & Updates
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

    The Montgomery County Health Department, after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and Upper Merion Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    "Code Red" Hot Weather Health Warning

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Read on...
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    Cosby Trial Expenses Total $219,100

    Montgomery County has calculated that the expenses of the Commonwealth vs. William Cosby Trial are approximately $219,100. Read on...
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    Planning Commission Releases Countywide Survey on Bicycling in Montco

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) has released a survey to find out what the community thinks about bicycling for the county's new bicycle mobility plan. Read on...
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    PulsePoint App Assists in Life-Saving Measures in Limerick Township

    A 56-year-old man received CPR during a cardiac arrest in LImerick Township ono July 1, along with the application of an automated external defibrillation, during a call that triggered the county's new PulsePoint Respond mobile application. Read on...
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    Montco Sheriff Honors Outgoing Chief, Swears in New Chief

    Montgomery County Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny held a ceremony at the courthouse to honor outgoing Chief Deputy T. Michael Beaty, who is leaving to become Tredyffrin Township Police Department's superintendent. Read on...
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    Honey Bees at Norristown Farm Park

    Meet the Farm Park’s bee keeper, Don George on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 2:00pm at Norristown Farm Park. Learn about bee biology and how you can help the honey bee at home. Read on...
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    Junior Naturalist Camp 2017 - Norristown Farm Park & Lorimer Park

    Sign your children up for the Junior Naturalist Camp, an environmental Summer learning program for children ages 9-12 who have completed third grade through sixth grade. Read on...
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    Four Trail Projects in Montco Awarded DVRPC Funding

    The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has awarded funding for four trail projects in Montgomery County through its Regional Trails Program. Read on...
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    Animal Habitat Walk at Norristown Farm Park

    Join a park ranger at Norristown Farm Park on July 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm for a nature walk in the early evening. Learn about the animals that live in the park. Read on...
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    Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County

    Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties. The Mashintonio #2 Farm was preserved on June 1, 2017. This 90-acre grain farm is located on Hoffmansville Road in New Hanover Township. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Names New Solicitor

    The Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that Shelley R. Smith is joining the county’s senior team on June 19, 2017 as county solicitor. Read on...
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    Housing Units Built in Montco Reach Highest Number in 10 Years

    The number of housing units built in Montgomery County in 2016 reached its highest amount in 10 years while new nonresidential (commercial, office, and institutional) construction nearly doubled since 2015. Read on...
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    Point-in-Time Count of Homeless Down 33% in Montgomery County

    There has been a 33 percent reduction in the number of homeless in Montgomery County since 2013, according to the most recent Point-in-Time count conducted by the county. These findings were announced at the 5th Annual Your Way Home Summit. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Planning Commission Offers Event Focused on the Village at Valley Forge

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) invites the public to attend a discussion and tour of the Village at Valley Forge on June 22, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. Read on...
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    Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

    A team of assessors from the Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. will arrive July 24, 2017 to examine all aspects of Montgomery County Department of Public Safety’s Communications Division. Read on...
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    Knee Deep in the Creek at Norristown Farm Park

    Celebrate the beginning of summer by bringing the family to a creek investigation. Examine the creatures that are adapted to life in the water. Read on...
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    Audubon Bird Town Walk at Lorimer Park

    Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 8:00 am to look resident species. Read on...
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    Fourth Annual "Daring Dad" Scavenger Hunt at Norristown Farm Park

    Bring dad to Norristown Farm Park this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm for a challenging nature scavenger hunt. He’ll have to follow a series of clues to find the items or answer questions. Read on...
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    Statement on Climate Action Efforts

    Valerie A. Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Chair, and Kenneth E, Lawrencem Jr., Bice Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners are providing a statement on joining local governments and organizations working to combat climate change. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Bond Sale to Yield More Than $1.6 Million in Budgetary Savings

    Montgomery County announced the results of a competitive bond sale offering of $62.3 million in Series A and B bonds at today’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Commissioners Announce New Program to Save Lives

    Montgomery County is launching a new mobile app to strengthen the chain of survival for cardiac arrest victims in the county. Montgomery County is the first county in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the second in the state to launch this life-saving app. Read on...
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    Montco Maintains Solid Bond Rating

    Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed Montgomery County’s Aa1 bond rating with a stable outlook, and noted that “Montgomery County benefits from strong management that adheres to fiscal policies, multi-year budgeting and long term capital planning.” Read on...
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    Conversations with Commissioners Event in Conshohocken

    For the fifth year in a row, the Montgomery County Commissioners are taking their message on the road. Constituents are encouraged to attend the Conversations with Commissioners town hall events to discuss the issues important in their communities. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Planning Commission Offers Two Workshops for Public Input on Bicycling in Montco

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is hosting two workshops to find out what the community thinks about bicycling for the county’s new bicycle mobility plan, Bike Montco. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Commissioners Celebrate 32nd Annual Senior Games

    Montgomery County Commissioners attended the closing luncheon today of the 32nd annual Montgomery County Senior Games. This year, more than 500 adults participated in the games. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Municipalities Receive More Than $5 Million in Grants from PennDOT

    On Thursday PennDot awarded 15 grants totaling more than $5 million dollars in support of Montgomery County traffic signal upgrades and replacements in 13 municipalities. Read on...
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    Mother’s Day Spring Crafts at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

    Bring your children to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park for a Mother’s Day themed crafting event on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Main Pavilion. Read on...
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    Native Plant Sale at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Ready for spring? Join the staff of the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy for a native plant sale at the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10am-4pm. Read on...
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    Construction to Begin on New Portion of Schuylkill River Trail in Pottstown

    Montgomery County, in coordination with the Borough of Pottstown, will be constructing a new portion of the Schuylkill River Trail in Pottstown. This multi-use trail will be built along Industrial Highway between South Washington Street and Moser Road. Read on...
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    Thirteen Municipalities Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

    The Montgomery County Commissioners announced today that 13 projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan. Read on...
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    Montco Launches 2nd Annual Trail Challenge

    Montgomery County launched the second annual Montgomery County Trail Challenge at today’s Board of Commissioners Meeting. The Trail Challenge will run May 6 through December 3, 2017. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Commissioners Celebrate Centenarians at Luncheon

    Montgomery County Commissioners joined more than 50 centenarians Wednesday for the county’s eighth annual Centenarian Luncheon at Dock Woods. The luncheon celebrated the lives of 453 residents who have reached the age of 100 or better. Read on...
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    Montco Commissioners Sponsor Free Community Paper Shredding Event in Harleysville

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp., will be sponsoring a free community paper shredding event on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, at Indian Valley Middle School, 130 Maple Ave. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Celebrates Arbor Day with Free Trees from PECO

    In partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, PECO recognized Arbor Day by giving away 100 trees to residents in Montgomery County as part of the Energy-Saving Trees program. Read on...
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    Fetters Mill Bridge Closed

    PennDOT officials today inspected the Fetters Mill Road Bridge and ordered it closed immediately due to concerns for the safety of its users. Read on...
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    Audubon Bird Town Walk at Lorimer Park

    Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 8:00am to look for migrating birds, especially warblers, as well as resident species. Read on...
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    Come to the Fair! Pottsgrove Manor to host Annual Colonial Mayfair Event

    Pottsgrove Manor is looking forward to hosting our annual Colonial Mayfair on Saturday, May 6th, from 11am to 5pm. Mayfair is a day of fun-filled activities for all ages. There will be games, music, crafts, and living history demonstrations. Read on...
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    Night Life Program at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

    What happened at the Wentz house during the warmer months after the sun went down? Join the staff at the Peter Wentz Farmstead on Friday, May 5, 2017 for an exploration of night life in an eighteenth-century home. Additional Info...
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    'May Day' at Norristown Farm Park

    Celebrate the first day of May in the traditional way with a dance around the maypole. Explore flowers, birds, baby animals and other spring things with the park naturalist. Participants will also make a seasonal craft. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Releases 2016 Naloxone Data

    Montgomery County EMS administered 847 does of naloxone in 2016 according to a presentation at today’s Montgomery County Board of Commissioners meeting, including 621 reversals or saves. Read on...
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    Montco Housing Market Surges on 2.9 Percent Median Price Increase in 2016

    The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County provides a strong argument that the housing market in the county has recovered from the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Health Department Announces Rabies Clinic Dates

    The Montgomery County Health Department will be conducting its annual Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinics on the third Saturday of May and September 2017 offering licensed rabies vaccine to cats, dogs, and ferrets at a reduced cost. Read on...
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    Montco Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event Slated for Saturday, April 22, 2017

    The first recycling date for the collection of household hazardous waste sponsored by Montgomery County this year will take place Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Indian Valley Middle School located at 130 Maple Avenue, Harleysville, PA 19438. Read on...
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    Volunteers Wanted for Animal Habitat Restoration at Norristown Farm Park

    Join a park ranger in an effort to remove invasive plants from the park by volunteering for an animal habitat restoration project at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 1:00pm. Read on...
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    Annual Sheep Shearing Program at the Wentz Farmstead

    Enjoy a fun-filled day for the entire family by visiting the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00am to 3:00pm for the annual shearing of the sheep and other activities on the colonial Pennsylvania German farm. Read on...
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    Green Lane Park Hosts “Earth Day Workday in the Park”

    Green Lane Park will host an “Earth Day Workday” program in the park on Saturday, April 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join staff as we celebrate Earth Day with a day of service in the park along the Perkiomen Trail. Read on...
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    A Howling Good Birthday Bash at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

    Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, 4/22/2017 from 10:00am – 12:00pm and join in the fun as we wish Hunter and Scout a very happy 5th birthday. Visitors will learn about wolves in the wild as they celebrate the park’s resident birthday boys. Read on...
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    Earth Day Everyday at Norristown Farm Park

    Take a first look at the earth at Norristown Farm Park on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1:00pm to find out what we can do to help our planet. Learn about recycling and other ways to help our earth. Play games and make an Earth Day craft. Read on...
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    Advice from the Montgomery County Health Department at the Start of the 2017 Mosquito Season

    The mosquito season is starting and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is recommending that residents take precautions to clear away mosquito breeding areas around their homes. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Commissioners recognize Public Health Week

    Montgomery County Commissioners commended county Health Department workers Thursday, and presented representatives with a proclamation recognizing Public Health Week as April 3-9, 2017.
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    Eco-Egg Hunt at Norristown Farm Park

    At 2:00pm children ages 3-5, will hunt for eggs. At 3:00pm children ages 6-8 will be challenged to find eggs by following a series of ecological clues hidden in eggs that are in the woods and fields. Read on...
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    Orienteering for All Ages at Norristown Farm Park

    Use a detailed map to navigate in the international sport of orienteering at Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Read on...
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    Easter Workshop at Pennypacker Mills

    Celebrate Spring at Pennypacker Mills where kids will color eggs, create a fantastic moving daffodil pinwheel, make three barnyard animals, and celebrate the arrival of the blue birds at the Mills. Read on...
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    Orienteering for Beginners at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

    Visit Lower Perkiomen Valley Park on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:00am for a first look at the basics of orienteering. Meet members of the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association to learn about and try their hand at this fun family activity. Read on....
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    Montgomery County Ranked #1 in a Number of Health Measures in New Report

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issued its annual nationwide health rankings and among the 67 counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Montgomery County ranks first in a number of important health measures. Read on...
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    Baby Bunnies at Norristown Farm Park

    Come out to Norristown Farm Park on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to learn about our local rabbit, the Eastern Cottontail. Hear a story about a rabbit and make a craft. Elmwood Park Zoo will be visiting with a friendly rabbit for you to pet. Read on...
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    Audubon Bird Town Walks at Lorimer Park

    Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00am to look for spring migrants and resident birds. Read on...
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    Spring Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants at Lorimer Park

    Come to Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm in a search for wild edible and medicinal plants. Learn about the history of their use, the nutritional value, how to prepare wild greens for eating and what plants to avoid. Read on...
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    Spring Scavenger Hunt at Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

    Come to Upper Schuylkill Valley Park on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm and help us welcome spring with a family fun scavenger hunt. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Planning Commission Releases 2016 Annual Report

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) has released its 2016 Annual Report. The report highlights achievements from the year and outlines projects and plans for the future. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County beginning Wednesday, March 22 at 9:00pm and ending on Thursday, March 23 at 9:00am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Public Defender Recognizes First Herbert Morris Making the Difference Award Winne

    As part of Public Defense Week, the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office presented the first annual Herbert Morris Making the Difference Award to the late J.B. Brooks at a ceremony today. Read on...
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    Prescription Overdose Awareness Billboard Winner Honored by Commissioners

    The Montgomery County Commissioners honored Maddy Fair, a junior at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, during their board meeting Thursday for winning the Prescription Overdose Awareness Billboard Contest. Read on...
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    Deadlines for Filing Petition Challenges and Drawing for Ballot Position Have Changed

    Due to winter storm Stella, deadlines for filing petition challenges and drawing for ballot position have changed in Montgomery County. Read on...
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    Montco Courts and Government Offices Will Be Closed Tuesday, March 14

    All Montgomery County Courts and government offices will be closed Tuesday, March 14 due to the impending storm. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

    A Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 12:00pm on Monday, March 13, 2017 through 9:00am on Friday, March 17, 2017. Read on...
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    Punch Needle Craft Workshop at Pennypacker Mills

    Come to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm in the Classroom Building where you’ll work with Betsy Smyth, an experienced instructor who will guide you through the steps to create a beautiful miniature work of art. Read on...
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    Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park

    Come out to Lorimer Park on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 8:00am for a bird walk. Explore Lorimer Park and the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area). All are welcome, including new birders and those who are experienced. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County beginning Friday, March 10th at 7:00pm and ending on Monday, March 13th at noon. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    Spring Things at Norristown Farm Park

    It’s early in the year, but Spring is finally here! Take a ‘first look’ at the new season. Hear a story about Spring and make a craft to celebrate. Afterwards, venture outdoors to look for the signs of Spring that we’ve all been waiting for. Read on...
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    How to Preserve Your Old Photographs & Paper Ephemera at Pennypacker Mills

    Have old photographs or documents that you would like to preserve? These treasures need to be taken care of in the right way in order to last. Discover how to preserve them on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 1:00pm in the Classroom Building at Pennypacker Mills Read on...
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    Signs of Spring at Norristown Farm Park

    Come out March 19, 2017 at 2:00pm for an indoor and outdoor event that showcases the signs of Spring. The event will start off with an indoor slideshow that features the signs of Spring in both the plant and animal kingdoms. Read on...
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    Waterfowl Watch at Norristown Farm Park

    The spring migration of waterfowl is well on its way. Join staff on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 8:30am to search the pond and other areas for local and migrating ducks, grebes, egrets, and herons. Bringing binoculars is recommended. Read on...
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    Full Moon Walk at Norristown Farm Park

    Celebrate daylight saving time on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Norristown farm park with an evening walk that will feature the full moon rising. The naturalist-led walk begins at sunset and will be about two miles. Read on...
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    Bluebird Box Building at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

    – Lower Perkiomen Valley Park is hosting Bluebird Box Building on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1:00pm in the Main Pavilion. Read on...
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    Waterfowl Watch at Green Lane Park

    The spring migration of waterfowl is well on its way. Join staff on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 1:00pm to search the pond and other areas for local and migrating ducks, geese, and swans. Bringing binoculars is recommended. Read on...
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    Green Lane Park To Open 2017 Boat Quarantine Registration

    Green Lane Park’s Boat Quarantine Registration will begin on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:30am until 12:00pm and continue during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Read on...
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    Teeny Tiny Hike for Tots at Norristown Farm Park

    Take a ‘first look’ at some of nature’s smallest creations. Hike with a magnifying lens to look for very small things out in nature. After the walk, make a craft that reflects what you found. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County beginning Friday, March 3rd at 7:00pm and ending on Sunday, March 5th at 11:00am. During this time period, the temperature and/or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Additional Info...
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    Sprinter, the Fifth Season hosted at Norristown Farm Park

    Nature’s timetable is moving along and there are subtle hints that spring is on the way. Sap is rising and birds are becoming more vocal. Come on a walk with staff to enjoy the fifth season. Read on...
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    Maple Sugar Magic at Green Lane Park

    Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host Maple Sugar Magic on Saturday, March 4, 2017. There will be two demonstrations, beginning at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Read on...
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    Exhibit Opening at Pottsgrove Manor—Meet Ben Franklin!

    Visit historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1:00pm for an opportunity to hear Ben Franklin as we kick off the site’s new exhibit, “Rise and Shine at the Manor.” This new exhibition, is set to run through November 5th. Read on...
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    Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch at Pennypacker Mills

    Pennypacker Mills announces “Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch”, an exhibition of embroidery opening Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and continuing through Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Read on...
  85. Registration Now Open for Fourth Annual Event ManuFest 2017

    On Saturday, March 11, 2017, middle and high school students, their parents, and educators from across the region will gather at ManuFest 2017 to learn about one of the in-demand employment sectors for the next generation workforce: manufacturing. Read on...
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    Sugar Maple Trees at Norristown Farm Park

    How did Native Americans and early settlers get their maple sugar?On Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00pm come out to Norristown Farm Park and take a close look at maple trees, especially sugar maple. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 and ending on Friday, February 17, 2017 at noon. Read on...
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    Winter Chores at the Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Visit the historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on Saturday, February 25, 2017 between 10:00am and 4:00pm to experience how people in the late 18th through early 19th centuries coped during the colder months. Read on...
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    Green Lane Park Hosts “Cabin Fever Hike”

    Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a “Cabin Fever Hike” on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 10:00am. Bundle up and join us for a 2.5 mile hike on the Orange Trail in Green Lane Park. Read on...
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    Rocks Big and Small at Norristown Farm Park

    Take a ‘first look’ at geology at the “Rocks Big and Small” event hosted at Norristown Farm Park on February 22, 2017 at 1:00pm. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Health Department to replace Potassium Iodide Tablets for 2015 expiration dates

    Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets given out previously by the Montgomery County Health Department are due to expire in February 2017 and June 2017. Read on...
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    Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

    Explore Lorimer Park, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 8:00am to look for winter resident birds. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8 and ending at 12 noon on Saturday, February 11. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at starting at 7 PM on Thursday, February 2, 2017 and ending on 12 PM on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Read on...
  95. Pottsgrove Manor to Host Paper Marbling Workshop

    On Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 3:00pm, historic Pottsgrove Manor will host a Paper Marbling Workshop, giving visitors a hands-on experience learning the art of paper marbling. Read on...
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    Spend a winter morning at Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Officials Recognize National Day of Rememberance

    The Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs today honored those lost to addiction with an event on the Montgomery County Courthouse steps. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Sponsors Keep Farming in Montgomery County

    Keep Farming in Montgomery County: A Conference Focusing on Sustaining Farming for the Future will take place on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 8:00am to 3:30pm at the Banquet Hall of the Franconia Heritage Restaurant. Read on...
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    Groundhog Day at Norristown Farm Park

    Celebrate Groundhog Day at Norristown Farm Park on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 1:00pm. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Courts Appoint Ken Lawrence To Montgomery County Board of Commissioners

    The Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas today unanimously chose Ken Lawrence, Jr. of Plymouth Meeting to fill the vacancy on the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. Read on...
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    Shadows of the Past at Norristown Farm Park

    The history of Norristown Farm Park is closely intertwined with the history of Norristown State Hospital with a chronological record of events in this area that goes much further back in time. Learn more at a program on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2:00pm. Read on...
  102. Central Perkiomen Valley Park Hosts “Winter Tree ID Made Easy”

    Montgomery County’s Central Perkiomen Valley Park will hold a guided walk entitled “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 1:00pm. Read on...
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    Nature Detectives at Norristown Farm Park

    Be a nature detective and come take a “first look” at the signs that animals leave behind at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Read on...
  104. Gallery Talk: “Samuel W. Pennypacker (1842-1916) His Living Legacy” at Pennypacker Mills

    Come out to Pennypacker Mills on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1:00pm to learn about the many accomplishments of Samuel Pennypacker. Read on...
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    Cross-Country Ski Clinic at Norristown Farm Park

    Head to Norristown Farm Park on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00am for a free Cross-Country Ski Clinic. This program is a “go” even without snow. Read on...
  106. Green Lane Park Hosts “Out and About on the Perkiomen Trail”

    Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a guided walk on the Perkiomen Trail on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00am. Read on...
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    Six Deadbeat Parents Arrested In Overnight Child Support Raid

    Five men and one woman were arrested by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies on January 11, 2017 during an overnight sweep. They collectively owe $35,677.54 in child support arrearages for 13 children. Read on...
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    Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park

    Explore the Pennypack Trail and Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area), during an Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00am to look for resident winter birds. Read on...
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    Researching Your Old House Workshop at Pennypacker Mills

    Attend this workshop, open to all ages, on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the Classroom Building. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Invites Public to Meeting On Swamp Creek Greenway and Sunrise Trail Study

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission will host a public meeting to gather input for a proposed greenway and trail along the Swamp Creek corridor on Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Lower Frederick Township building. Read on...
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    Little Hoots Children’s Nature Program at Norristown Farm Park

    Touch an owl feather, examine a skull, and look at what is inside a pellet during the Little Hoots Children’s Nature Program at Norristown Farm Park on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:00pm. Read on...
  112. Montgomery County Commissioner Vacancy

    On behalf of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. Read on...
  113. Montgomery County Drug Treatment Court Holds Accreditation Ceremony and 90th Graduation

    The Montgomery County Drug Treatment Court was awarded accreditation by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania at a ceremony held today at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Read on...
  114. “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    A Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at 9:00pm on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 through 12:00pm on Monday, January 9, 2017. Read on...
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  1. Community Connections

    Community Connections is an innovative approach to provide services to people who need them most, where they need them most—in their community. Find contact information or keep updated on this new initiative by clicking here.