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Bucks County adopts hazard mitigation plan

All 54 municipalities in Bucks County have adopted the county’s Hazard Mitigation Plan, according to Lynn Bush, executive director of the county Planning Commission. The plan outlines strategies to address 21 emergencies including bridge collapses, transportation accidents, catastrophic weather and pandemics. Any municipality that did not sign on would have to create its own, and…

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Bensalem passes medical marijuana ordinance with minor changes

After discussion in two previous meetings, Bensalem Council passed an ordinance regulating medical marijuana dispensaries and growing and processing facilities during its Feb. 13 meeting. The ordinance remains similar to the one previously discussed in January, but with a few minor tweaks. Instead of regulating business hours as a whole for grower/processors, the ordinance will…