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Officials Working to Preserve Croydon Woods

Officials Working to Preserve Croydon Woods

The Bucks County Commissioners this week pledged $500,000 to help the nonprofit Heritage Conservancy purchase the 82-acre Croydon Woods in Bristol Township. While no deal has been signed to purchase the property, the Heritage Conservancy is working to get funding to buy the land from its current owner, Dow Chemical. Officials say Dow is working(…)

Croydon School Plans Approved by Zoning Board

Croydon School Plans Approved by Zoning Board

The Bristol Township Zoning Board approved variances for a new 1,300-student elementary school at the Mary Devine Elementary School site in Croydon. District officials had taken a previous version of the plan before the zoners in July and were denied. They say the land development process will now move forward for the project, which is(…)

District Officials Present Lafayette Plan to Community

District Officials Present Lafayette Plan to Community

The Bristol Township School District presented plans to potentially build a third $37 million elementary school at the Lafayette Elementary School site to about 50 members of the community Tuesday evening. The Lafayette site replaces the Mary Devine Elementary School site in Croydon, which was denied last month by the Bristol Township Zoning Board because(…)

Croydon Students Will Likely Be Displaced

Croydon Students Will Likely Be Displaced

Students of Croydon’s Mary Devine Elementary School will likely be displaced as the Bristol Township School District embarks on a plan to replace nine aging schools with three new buildings. Two of the new buildings will be built adjacent to the current James Buchanan and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Due to a high water table and(…)