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February 07, 2024
The supervisors didn’t relish the idea of starting from scratch. Plus, state law does not require municipalities to maintain a local police force. None of the township’s 870 residents attended the special meeting that discussed the department’s future.
Rural towns hope to entice remote workers to move to the Pa. Wilds with a ‘free’ summer. Here’s how it’s going.
October 26, 2023
Similar efforts have become more common nationwide since the COVID-19 pandemic popularized remote work, with some even offering thousands of dollars and other free perks to relocate.
April 07, 2023
Some of the districts hardest hit by these closures, many in shrinking rural areas of the state, cited student population decline as a reason for shutting down schools.