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2015

Remains found of missing man
McGrath continues to lead Amity Township

2014

Diverse skills in Amity Police
Residents to see no tax increase
Troop 11158 earns bronze award
Amity Township approves new police contract
Boy Scout landscapes veterans memorial
Amity approves trash to transfer station
Puppy on the road to recovery
Douglassville family fundraises for dog
Amity to study road improvement costs
Boone Library asks residents to fill board
Boyer honored with pavilion dedication
Hazardous waste poses no harm
Families flock to Community Days
Community nurse is a free resource for all
Corner House Farm joins Horse Challenge
Amity Township park cameras installed this week
Amity to dedicate Butch Boyer Pavilion
Amity police join Berks FOP
Preliminary Boone budget shows hike
Amity looks to enforce safe rental properties
Amity supervisors question fire hydrant issues
School Board tables closing Birdsboro school
Friendship Farms Fire
PennDOT finishes work on one bridge

January
Schuylkill River Trail trail enhancements coming
Plans to develop Amity's Western Industrial Park
McGrath to lead Amity supervisors again
Amity board appoints new traffic committee


2013

May
Scout leader challenges Amity supervisor
Park building to be community effort
4 candidates to change makeup of School Board
Bomb scare closes Route 422
Amity crafts village for everyone

April
Girl Scout troop sock drive afoot
Blazer Foundation director hopes kids profit 
$8.4M bridge project set to begin in Berks
A groundbreaking day for Keystone Villa
Pond View dedicated to Amity
Snap Fitness expands
Boone Homestead sewer to Amity
Township gains $62,000 with insurance refund

March
Motorsports park own fire - ambulance personnel
Keystone Villa to expand
Amity may reap benefits of Sports Park
Keystone Villa in Amity to expand
House-of-love


February
Boone begins budget cutbacks
Boone test scores exceed average
Boone senior charged with high school break-in
Amity man stole $2,000 from neighbor's house


January
Amity man harmonizes in silver-medal quartet
No tax increase in Amity 2013 budget
Boone considers closing Amity Primary Center


2012

December
496 give blood to remember Boone student
Lawmakers vow to press for property tax reform
Outlook is bleak in Boone budget
Supervisors deny EMS radios
Students aid family's drive to honor daughter

November
Amity budget keeps police force at same level
Amity Senior part of cleanup
Amity Township supervisors closed session
Board backs bills to end property tax
School buses to roll into Amity development

October
Jay Lanes New Owners
Monocacy Hill 
Keystone Villa Expansion
Country Singing Star
ID thieves target dozen Amity residents
2 suspects waive hearings in Amity burglary
Sewer line issue needs to be resolved

September
Gift gives a lift to School District
Assistant fire chief's pickup stolen
Students in stalled development have to walk 

August
Officials have problem with pets in park
Tractor-trailer hits building in Amity Township
Girl's award-winning design right on the button
Amity reverses vote to furlough 1 police officer
New Douglassville eatery nears completion
Police Cut Delayed

July
Supervisors approve updated development.
Police investigating pellet gun incidents
Amity lays off police officer, budget deficit blamed
Board updated on diversity awareness
Boone grad's challenge

June
Zoners OK update of developer's plans
Teen's volunteer efforts lead to camp scholarship
Amity spot beautiful for hiking or scenery
Sewers fouled - cleanup costly
Getting to beauty a safety concern in Amity
Drivers overreact to controlled burns
Amity approves 3.5 percent police contract

May
Amity Crime Watch helps solve mystery
Amity Twp Meeting Update
Optimist Safety Day all about the kids
Daniel Boone board revises budget
Safety measures planned for park
Pump station contract awarded
Shred Event a Sucess
Budding Boone scientists win state competition
Fire official urges fixes at recreation area
Safety improvements needed at Monocacy Hill

Apr.
Daniel Boone considers cutting teachers 
Board drops charge for recycling bins

Mar.
Refinance could help wallets and sewer plant
Firefighters seek control of signals
Students' backpacks searched
Knife, racially charged comments in school
Daniel Boone parents raise racism concerns
Daniel Boone parents fight racism in school
Daniel Boone forum airs racial grievances
Board advances refinancing plan
March-2-12-school-issue website posting
School Threats
Racial Tensions at DB High School

Feb.
3 accidents in 1 week on 422
Amity finalizes plans for historic parking lot
Amity prepares to submit tree grant
Amity supervisor gets jail
Amity Township protects Freedom of Speech
Officials working on rural village zone

Jan.
Jones gets jail
Counters will help road work planning
Gas leak forces evacuation of stores
New Arbour Green sketch plan submitted


2011

Dec.
Police Reject Contract
Boone School Board Reorganizes

Nov.
Daniel Boone $3.5 Million deficit
Daniel Boone Relay for Life sets 2012 goals
Township supervisor denied 3rd time
Amity police ticket 43 speeders on Route 422
Bridge linking Routes 562 and 662 reopens
Boone High School senior elected
Supervisors approve new liquor-license
Board allows members to attend by video
Halloween 2011 parade

Oct.
Daniel Boone High School in NCLB list
Budget discussion reveals disagreement
Douglassville woman brings warmth
Supervisors whittle away at 2012 budget

Sep.
Flooding continues
Good graffiti okay at Amity's Skateboard Park
Is Route 422 tolling plan a lost cause
Officer recognized for heroic deed
Historic Berks sites focus of tour
Ambulance asks Amity Twp for new tax
Meals on Wheels volunteers
House tour set

Aug 
Amity soccer players against cancer 
Safe drinking water
Hurricane Scare
School Property Tax Forum
Proposed Amity zoning district 
422 Bridge Update
Handicap Ramps and Pads
Most members of Amity EDAC quit
Amity mosquitoes test postive for West Nile
Monarch Fire 75 years
Amity Lions Club officers
Amity township lifts burn ban
Fire Ban
Township Radio Cost


July
Speed lines in place to monitor speeders
Thun trail work
Drainage issues
Bieber Road may be closed
Amity Township supervisor denied admission
Taxes Being Raised
Neighborhood Unkempt
Speeding complaints being investigated

June
 Zoning overlay 
Local Boy Fights
Church sign ok
Teacher Inspires
Township to refinance bonds
Paramedic Loses Job
Old Airport Road in Amity to close
422 toll plan
Boone students share research
422 toll review
Amity students learn about different vehicles
Employees will learn how to direct traffic

May 
Amity considers overlay zoning district
EMS Quarters Livable; Move On Hold
Teen deals with reality of his primary win
New Business Project on 422
School Board  Election Results
Judge Election Results
Historic Douglassville house gets new look
Buddy Ball
Amity supervisors discuss AWIP
Amity reviews AWIP
Sewer Bids
School Board Candidates

April
Parents, students plead to keep music
Future growth proposed for Yellow House area
EAC Grant
Boone junior seeks school board seat
Basic skills approved by Boone School Board
Amity loss prevention reaps dividends
Amity landmark to be rebuilt in Albany
422 Bridge Repairs
Amity's radio system costs could increase
Schmale Farm update

March
Old Airport Road speeding
School Fundraising Deadline
Boone Board considers tax increase
Therapy Center granted approvals
37 Speeders Cited
Boone eyes tax increase
Amity official charged in DUI
Amity official faces DUI
Fundraising flurry for kindergarten
Farmhouse business under review
4 charged with arson

February
Kindergarten Fund Raising Begins
Firefighter faces trial
Speed Trap
Kindergarten Fund Raising
Amity Official in crash
Local Judge Seeks 2nd Term
Firefighter charged with Arson
Half-day Kindergarten Approved
Water Lines approved
Villa adds Doctors

January
Boone Budget cuts
Snow Fines
Boone Barebones Budget
Police chief cited for parking violation 
43 drivers cited
Industrial Park Approved
Bridgekeeper House Restoration
Villa at Morlatton adds Doctors
Kindergarten Vote
Sewer Capacity Costs

Crime Map

Amity man arrested
Drug Charge
Pot Arrest
Rash Of Crimes
Burglar hit Amity
Marijuana Arrest
Drug Arrest
Arrested for Bomb Threat
2011
DBTA emerging from inactivity 
 

2010
No Township 2010 tax increase
2010 School tax increase
 
 
2009
No new taxes for 2010
 
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