Newtown Theatre to host film celebrating civil rights

The award-winning film ‘Standing on my Sisters’ Shoulders’ will be presented in Bucks County, followed by a discussion. By Lindsey Nolen In celebration of civil rights at a tense time in the nation, Newtown Theatre, located at 120 North State St., will present the film Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders inside its doors on Saturday,…

Newtown Township considers fracking ordinance

Timothy Reilly, for the Times As a new year dawns on Newtown, fresh challenges await the township’s Board of Supervisors. One such test is the potential introduction of the fracking industry into the region. In January, the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors will consider a preemptive ordinance to allow limited oil and gas exploration. The ordinance…