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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Roadmap to Sustainability - Your Feedback is Requested

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To review the survey and access the Roadmap, please follow the link here.

The Survey closes on Friday, February 16.

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Town Hall Meeting - February 29th, 2024

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Mark your Calendars for Thursday, February 29, 6 - 9 pm! 
Upper Providence Township is excited to announce a Town Hall meeting dedicated to addressing traffic concerns and frustrations within the township. Join us for an informative session where ...
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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Delaware County Health Department is partnering with Jefferson Health System

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The Delaware County Health Department is partnering with Jefferson Health System to sponsor a mammogram screening event on Friday, February 16, from 9-3 p.m. at the Wellness Center in Chester, 151 W. 5th Street, Chester.   A certified ma...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

2024 Delaware County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

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Think Globally, Act Locally! If improperly discarded, household products containing toxic chemicals can be a threat to people, pets and the environment. Never dispose of hazardous materials in the trash as they may harm your sanitation workers or result i...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024

PECO - Important Information Regarding Changes to Your PECO Account Number

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PECO intends to complete a conversion to a new system by end of day February 14, 2024. Customers receiving bills beginning February 20, 2024, will see new account numbers on their bills.

Please refer to the link below for the Q&A which also pr...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

AJ Blosenski Year– End Review Meeting

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On Tuesday, December 19, we had a productive meeting with AJ Blosenski, the township’s trash company, to stay informed on the latest updates and address pertinent issues. The session provided valuable insights and fostered open discussions for continued e...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Upper Providence held its first-ever Guns, Ammunition, and Medication Take-Back Event

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On Wednesday, December 6, Upper Providence Township under the leadership of Councilwoman Marsha Peterson and the coordination of the Criminal Investigation Division in Delaware County, held its first-ever and highly significant event outside of the Upper ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Community Appreciation: A Big Thank You to Matthew Hayes and George Plott

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Join us in expressing heartfelt gratitude to Matthew Hayes and George Plott for their exceptional volunteer service. Matt served on the Sewer Authority for over 6 years, and George was a member of the Recreation Board for two full terms (8 years!). Their ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

From the Sewer Authority – Electronic Payments

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The Sewer Authority is happy to announce that starting on January 1, 2024, residents can pay their sewer bills online. 

To do so, please click HERE which will bring you to the secure payment page. The online cre...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Holiday Greeting from Council Chair, Elgin Akarsoy

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Greetings, Upper Providence Township Neighbors,

As we enjoy the 2023 Holiday season and reflect upon the past year's accomplishments, I express heartfelt thanks to the Upper Providence Township Community for a year marked by achievements. This inc...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Upper Providence Township Celebrates Phyllis Turning 100!

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On Saturday, December 9th, Phyllis’ family, children, grandchildren and neighbors surprised her with a 100th birthday party celebration. The township was able to secure a few police vehicles and Rose Tree Fire trucks to come down her street and ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Upper Providence Township Extends Heartfelt Thanks to Its Dedicated Crossing Guards

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On Friday, December 8, Upper Providence Township hosted a breakfast to thank its Crossing Guards for their service. Their efforts every morning and afternoon ensure a secure pathway for all pedestrians around Rose Tree Elementary School.

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Support the Upper Providence Township Elves!

The Joy of Giving

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The Holiday Season is rapidly approaching, and the Upper Providence Township Elves are beginning to gather requests from needy families throughout the Township. 

As you are all aware, the goal of the Upper Providence Township Elves is...

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Posted on: November 14, 2023

Toys for Tots: Please Assist in Filling our Donation Boxes

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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: October 6, 2023

CRC Watersheds Association Tree Planting

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Today, volunteers from corporate partners of the CRC Watersheds Association planted 75 trees along an eroded streambank in Upper Providence Township's Scott Park. The primary goals of this reforestation initiative are to strengthen riparian buffers, estab...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Girl Scouts Establish Pollinator Garden

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This past Saturday, Girl Scouts from Troop 53383 established the Pollinator Garden in Berman Park. It's truly inspiring to witness the next generation's profound interest and passion for our environment, and it underscores the significan...

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Posted on: September 11, 2023

UPT Council Attends Media Little League Parade!

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In response to an invitation from the parade organizers, the members of the Upper Providence Township Council joined the Media Little League parade on Saturday and congratulated the U-12 team members for their exceptional accomplishments on behalf of the ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Free Trees!

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

On April 15th, the Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be giving away tree seedlings to residents who plant the trees on their properties...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Officer of the Month: Patrolman/CDTRT SWAT Leader Ryan Jackson!

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Patrolman Jackson started volunteering at a young age with his local fire department and was involved in several major incidents that involved teamwork with the Police. Since he was young, he was fascinated with emergency services and had the opportunity ...

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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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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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