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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Meet Our New Township Manager: Don Vymazal

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Don Vymazal is no stranger to municipal government. Previously working in the Pennsylvania Senate, Don finds that local government is where a person can truly make a difference. Don is very excited to give back to the community in his new role here at Upp...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

January 14, 2022: Letter From Township Council Chairperson, Elgin Akarsoy

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Dear Upper Providence Township Residents,

Welcome to our inaugural monthly eNews.  I’m humbled and thankful to be kicking off our first edition. The Township staff and council have been hard at work compiling lots of useful and pertinent informati...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Meet Our New Township Council Members

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MARSHA PETERSON

Marsha Peterson has lived her whole life in Upper Providence Township as have three generations of her family. As a new council member, she looks forward to helping develop a community environment where residents would want to raise their c...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission celebrated Community Day!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission celebrated Community Day in September, with a display that included a monarch butterfly chrysalis and a polyphemus moth cocoon. The monarch that you saw on Community Day has since hatched and is part ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Environmental Commission Fall Tip: Leave the Leaves!

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Leave the leaves does not mean ignoring them and leaving them where they fell. You can move them to places in your yard where they are out of the way, will not kill your turf, and will still help wildlife. A thin layer of leaves can actually help turf&...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Come Visit Us at Community Day!

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You may have heard that the Upper Providence Environmental Commission, in conjunction with local residents and partners, have planted over 5,200 trees this year around the Township! Earlier in the year, the Commission applied for and received a g...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Free Trees Update!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission received a grant from Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership this spring and is working with residents and local partners to plant over 5,000 trees in and around Upper Providence Township! Reach out to...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Free Trees!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be distributing FREE TREES starting in April!  

On April 2nd, the Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be giving away tree seedlings to residents who plant the trees on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Installation of Rain Overflow Planters

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If you’ve been wondering what the heck the wooden box at the Township building was – worry no more. The Environmental Commission received a grant last year to build and install a rain overflow planter. These planters help mitigate runo...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Replanting of Riparian Buffer and Trees in Scotts Park

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Recently, the UP Environmental Commission, in conjunction with the Penn State Master Watershed Stewards, re-planted a riparian buffer and planted trees in Scotts Park. Over 100 trees, staked out with deer protectors, were planted. These understory trees w...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Delaware County Fireman’s Association Honors Three Rose Tree Fire Company Members

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Three members of the Rose Tree Fire Company No. 1 were awarded honors at the 116th Anniversary Banquet of the Delaware County Fireman’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania. 

Assistant Engineer Don Wilkins was presented with the Pio ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

October 2022 Update from Rose Tree Fire Company

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As of October 13, the all-volunteer members of the Rose Tree Fire Company have responded to 220 calls since the start of the year, 26 of which occurred since our update in last month’s newsletter.

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

How Do Volunteer Fire Companies Work?

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You may be wondering “what exactly do we mean when we say RTFC’s crew is ‘all volunteer’?” Well, “all volunteer” means precisely what it sounds like: no one at RTFC, including the crews...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Toys For Tots Drop Off Location

It is that time of year! The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children.

Drop off a new unwrapped toy in the Township Buil...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

2022 Road Work

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The township has received the following schedule for the 2022 Road Program which is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 27th. Contractors will be posting signs and hand distributing notices of any temporary disruption during these improvements. The p...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Kudzu: The Invasive Vine that Ate the South

Our Environmental Commission has advised us of the following:

Earlier this week it was confirmed to me by two local expert botanists that kudzu vine has been observed within our township. It is observed on State Road near the Rt 1 exit ramp, right by the A...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Please Consider Donating to the Media Food Bank!

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Residents are asked to bring hygiene items or non-perishable food items for the Media Food Bank. Food items may be dropped off at the Township Building prior to the event or brought to Community Day, September 17th. Some items of special need are: hygiene...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Nominate a Person or Business for “Resident of the Year”!

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Residents are encouraged to nominate a person or business for “Resident of the Year”. The Township would like to recognize residents and businesses for their dedication and commitment to others by celebrating them at Community Day on S...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Aqua's Main Replacement Project- Feathering Lane

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The week of August 1, 2022, Aqua Pennsylvania will begin the replacement of 4,933 feet of aging 6-inch water mains with new 6-and 8-inch ductile iron water mains on North Feathering Lane.

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Aqua Pennsylvania's Upcoming Construction Begins July 11th

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On July 11, 2022, Aqua Pennsylvania will begin the replacement of 3,657 feet of aging 8-inch water mains with new 8-inch ductile iron water mains on West Rose Tree Road between Providence Road and Hunt Club Lane, in Upper Providence Township. Read more.

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Social Security Newsletter: July, 2022

The Social Security Administration publishes an informative monthly magazine, "Solutions, Strategies, Answers." See the July issue HERE

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Aqua Water Main Work June 15

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June 1, 2022 

Dear Customer, 

I am writing to you to provide details regarding Aqua Pennsylvania’s upcoming construction work that is scheduled in your neighborhood. Before I do, on behalf of Aqua, I want you to know that we hope...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Holiday Trash/Recycling Schedule

We have updated the Holiday Trash and Recycling schedule that was mailed to you with your tax bills. It was confusing regarding the makeup schedules.  There is no makeup days for the refuse, only the recycling.  See the updated Schedules...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

The June Social Security Administration Office Newsletter is Here!

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Celebrating Mr. Michael Byrne!

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Upper Providence Council celebrated Mr. Michael Byrne for his many years of leadership and service as a member of the Upper Providence Township Sewer Authority Board. Mr. Byrne chaired the Authority for much of this time and was directly responsible for t...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Seeking Field Day Photos!

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Remember the wheelbarrow races and egg toss contests of days gone by? 

Click here to upload your old pictures from UPT field days and we'll feature them on our website, in the newsletter and on social media.

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Volunteer for Community Day!

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As we all know, September 17th will be here before you know it. With this in mind, the Countdown to Community Day has officially kicked off! While simply attending this annual celebration of the Upper Providence Township community will be incredi...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

The 2022 Road Construction Season

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Throughout the icy winter months, Upper Providence Township was hard at work identifying key infrastructure improvement needs and building out a detailed plan to fix them. Now, with warming spring days unfolding and summer plans before us, it is time to p...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Free Trees Still Available!

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Upper Providence Township’s Tree Giveaway continues Saturday, May 14th from 12 - 2 pm at Scott Park. As you may know, some of our tree selections were backordered due to weather. Trees have now arrived, and we will be giving away the following b...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

The May Social Security Administration Office Newsletter is Here!

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Save the Date for Community Day!

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Here at Upper Providence Township, we have two words for you - Community Day!  That’s right, the First Annual Upper Providence Township Community Day has been officially scheduled for Saturday, September 17, 2022!

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Free Trees Update!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission received a grant from Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership this spring and is working with residents and local partners to plant over 5,000 trees in and around Upper Providence Township! Reach out to...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Free Trees!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be distributing FREE TREES starting in April!  

On April 2nd, the Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be giving away tree seedlings to residents who plant the trees on...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

CRC Stream Clean-Up

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For 26 years, dedicated volunteers from the Chester, Ridley, and Crum Creek Watersheds Association have celebrated the warmer weather by hosting one of the largest coordinated environmental litter removal events in the region.  On Saturday, March...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

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Subscribe today using the form on the homepage of the website or the longer form on the Newsletter Page and have the newsletter delivered to your inbox every month! It's a great ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Myshka!

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Myshka is a 4 year old Russian Blue. She is a playful and energetic cat that loves going on walks.

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Dodger and Franklin!

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Dodger the Doodle and Franklin the Cat enjoy napping, taking siestas, and afternoon rests. Dodger also likes taking a morning walk while Franklin waits at home.

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Meet the Pet of the Month: Toby!

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Toby is a 12-year old Shih-Tzu who's quite musical and loves to go busking for treats, especially around Halloween.

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Sunny!

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Here is Sunny, aka Skinny Legs. Sunny is very friendly and loves taking naps in the sun. She also sits on her chair at the dinner table every night. She thinks she's human!

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Beans!

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Beans is an energetic dog who loves prancing around the yard. She got her name after being rescued from behind a bean canning facility. Submit your favorite pet to be featured as Upper Providence Township's "Pet of the Month". Your pet ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Anakin "The Flash" Skywalker Long

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Anakin is a playful cuddly 6-month-old baby boy that loves to torture his brother and loves treats. 

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Ruffin Mozzarella Sticks Giunipero

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Ruffin is a two-year-old Chesapeake Bay Retriever. He moved here last April. He loves to splash in Ridley Creek and is thrilled by his first experiences with playing fetch in the snow! 

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Shadow!

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Shadow is high energy and is happiest when hanging with his human brother. He sits like a human on the couch when he is not staring out the front window! 

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Mario!

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Mario has captivated two Upper Providence neighborhoods. He loves to visit neighbors. This 15 year old has lived his entire life in Upper Providence. He loves snuggles and purrs and likes to tease doggos. Everyone who has met him loves this big 20 pound o...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Snowflake!

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Snowflake is a Lionhead bunny. She is white like snow. Her owners call her Snowy With the Bow-y because she enjoys being brushed and pampered. She loves posing for pictures! She adores children!

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Luke and Hulk!

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Both Luke and Hulk are alumni of Delco SPCA, now Providence Animal Center. Their owners lovingly refer to them as our knucklehead brothers from another mother. Pictured here, they are getting ready for a road trip.

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Oscar!

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This is 2 year old Oscar. He is a Himalayan/Rag-doll mix. He is 50% love and 50% feistiness and his owners would not have it any other way. He enjoys bird watching, sleeping, head rubs and believes himself to be the most important person in the house (his...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Bruno!

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Bruno is a 11 year old lab mix that was rescued from the South 10 years ago by the McCloskey's.  He loves running in the yard with his sister Rose (also a rescue) and snuggling with his new brothers, Button and Gogurt (kitties). &nbs...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Patrolmen Reynolds!

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Patrolmen Reynolds has been proudly serving the residents of Upper Providence Township for the past 18 years, since getting hired in July 2004. Prior to joining the department, Officer Reynolds was a Class II Police Officer in North Wildwood New Jersey du...

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

Meet the Upper Providence Township Police Officer of the Month: George Moore!

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Detective Sergeant Moore has worked for the Upper Providence Township Police Department since 2003.He was inspired to become a police officer after being involved in his hometown fire company. He wanted to continue to help a community and their residents ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Rose Tree Media School District Partners with Police on Bus Safety Initiative

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The ROSE TREE MEDIA SCHOOL DISTRICT is making roads safer for students and launching a new School Bus Safety Program this back-to-school season. Children returning to school on the yellow school bus can expect a safer, smarter commute this fall, thanks to...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Sergeant Larry Baker!

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Sergeant Baker has served the UPT Police Department for the past 20 years. After graduating from the University Of Dayton in 1991 with a BS in Marketing, he then joined the Brookhaven Fire Company in 1992 as a first responder where he remained until joini...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Greg Woodrow!

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Greg Woodrow has served with the Upper Providence Police Department since 1997. He currently serves as Senior Most Patrolman and Department Lead Range Instructor and Quarter Master. He was inspired to become a police officer earlier in his career while wo...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Corporal Gary Essaf!

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Corporal Gary Essaf has been serving with the UPT Police Department since 1998. He has aspired to become a police officer for as early as he can remember. His grandfather was a police officer and he admired him. Corporal Essaf's favorite aspect o...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Bus Driver arrested for taking illicit photos of teenage & pre-teen girls

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Early this morning UPPD arrested Bruce Stanley Garner for taking illicit photographs of teenage and pre-teen girls on a Marple Newtown School District Bus. Garner was arrested at 6:15 this morning at his residence and arraigned a short time later. Garner ...
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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Police Department Promotions

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Upper Providence Township Council proudly recognized the promotion of seven members of the Upper Providence Township Police Department during the regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, March 10, 2022.  

Officers Christopher Love, Eric Girill, a...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Upper Providence Township Police Department Joins Neighbors by Ring

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Hello Upper Providence Township Community!  This is Chief David Montella, Sergeant Lawrence Baker & Detective/Sergeant George Moore from the Upper Providence Township Police Department.  We are excited to be joining Neighbors in our ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

UPT Elves Strike Again!

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Since early November, Upper Providence Township Police (aka UPT Elves) have been making final preparations and wrapping gifts for this 2021 Holiday Season. This is the 12th year the UPT Elves have provided gifts to needy children and their families in Upp...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Upper Providence Township Parks in Spring

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With winter in rear view and warmer weather quickly approaching, Township staff and community volunteers are working diligently to get Upper Providence Township parks ready for the 2022 parks season.  This includes cleaning up any winter damage, ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Special Council Meeting November 16 - Redistricting

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There will be a special council meeting November 16 at 7:00 pm for Township Council to discuss redistricting. The public are welcome to attend.

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Upper Providence Township Redistricting

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Following the results of the 2020 Federal census, Upper Providence Township Council recognized the need for reapportionment of municipal districts to ensure equal and fair access to elected representation.  

The Township underwent a similar proces...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

What NOT to Put Down the Drain

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One of our major costs is the maintenance of our collection system pipes, manholes, grinder pumps and central pump stations. You can help keep these systems running smoothly by refraining from disposing certain items into the sewer system.

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

1st Avenue Stormwater Improvement

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For those recently in the area of 1st Avenue by Ray Roche Park, you may have noticed members of the Upper Providence Township Highway Department hard at work replacing an antiquated stormwater pipe. Township staff replaced over 200-feet of an out of date ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Tax Collector Dates and Times

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Upper Providence Tax Collection Agency will be available at the Township Bldg. on the following dates to receive your tax payments for those residents who prefer to pay in person.
  • March 9, 10, 11—10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Glen Providence Ghosts!

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Thank you to resident, Michael Smith, for submitting this spooky story about ghosts in Glen Providence Park from the Friends of Glen Providence Park website!

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