Court. of Bensalem Township

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…

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Perry Warren sworn in as 31st District representative

Tom Waring, the Times State Rep. Perry Warren was sworn into office as representative for the 31st Legislative District during a ceremony this week at the Pennsylvania Capitol. “I am excited for the opportunity to serve my community and district as its state representative,” Warren said. “I look forward to representing my constituents in Harrisburg while…

Court. of Bensalem Township

Bensalem Council to consider ordinance to regulate medical marijuana facilities

Bensalem Council members discussed passing an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana facilities in the township during their meeting last week. This is not a new idea for Lower Bucks municipalities. Since Pennsylvania legislators passed the Medical Marijuana Act last year, Warminster, Lower Southampton, Falls Township and Northampton have passed ordinances to regulate zoning for growing…

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Fitzpatrick wins 8th District race

The 8th Congressional District seat will remain in the Fitzpatrick name. Republican Brian Fitzpatrick announced victory over Democrat Steve Santarsiero by a margin of about 54 to 46 percent with 298 of 304 Bucks County districts reporting. Fitzpatrick will be replacing his brother, current U.S. Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick. Mike was first elected in 2004, then…