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Shelter-in-Place Order

Here is the latest information we have been able to obtain regarding the incident last night in Doylestown and Warrington Townships that led to the issuance of a “shelter in place” order:

-The incident involved the escape of a prisoner who at this time time has not yet been apprehended. The prisoner is a non-violent offender, is handcuffed, and is believed to be in the vicinity of art 611 and Edison Furlong Rd

-The shelter in place order has now been lifted

-Due to the order, Central Bucks School District Schools have been closed today

-The process of apprehending the escapee is continuing at this time

We will provide more information as it becomes available —

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Chalfont 5K – road closures

The Chalfont Borough 5k is this Saturday.  Click here for a Map of the Road Closures

If you live along the race route and need to leave in the morning, please make arrangements to park your car outside of the race route so that you can get to where you need to be.  We understand that this is an inconvenience, but it is necessary.  This race makes a huge difference in the funding of our parks and trails. 

Road Closures from 7:30am to 11am

North Main Street from Butler Avenue to Rosemore Drive

Church Street, Chestnut Street and a portion of Park avenue

Swartz, Maple, Barness, West Hamilton

Sunset Avenue from North Main to Westview Drive

Lynwood, Birchwood and Rosemore Drive