The Polish Festival at the Shrine of Czestochowa begins today at 11:30am. As a reminder, Ferry Road is closed in the area. Motorists can access the festival from Ferry Road coming from Swamp Road (SR313) or from Creek Road to Cheese Factory Road. No buses or large truck may use Cheese Factory Road, instead use Ferry Road.
Many roads are still closed due to either flooding, down trees, down lines or buckling. Overnight abandoned vehicles were either towed by Kirks (Dublin) or AJB (Chalfont). Do not go around barricades, barriers or cones. Stay off the road if possible.
Roads are flooded and blocked all around the Township and surrounding areas. Stay home or wherever you are currently, as long as your are safe. Do not drive into standing water covering a road or enter any body of water. Rushing waters will wash away vehicles and a person. There have been numerous marine rescues by first responders. Vehicles have been abandoned on roadways. Stay off the roads and stay safe.
Today (Saturday, April 24, 2021) from 10:00am to 2:00pm, an officer will be in front of the township building (207 Park Ave, Chalfont, PA 18914) and another officer will be at the Giant Food Store (4275 County Line Road, Chalfont, PA 18914) for the annual Drug Take Back Event, where unwanted prescribed and OTC medications can be dropped off for safe disposal.
Roads are slippery and numerous crashes/disabled vehicles have already been reported in New Britain Township and the surrounding municipalities. Motorist should use caution, drive slow and allow extra time getting to your destination. If you don’t need to drive, please stay off the road.
Upper Stump Road is closed between Middle Road and Keller Road for a fallen tree that brought down power and communication lines. Please seek an alternate route until repairs are made and the tree is removed.
Due to the concerns with COVID-19 the police department administration offices are closed. The building is closed to citizens until further notice.
The police officers are on duty 24/7 and are responding to calls for service.
If you need to speak with an officer, need a copy of a report, etc, please call the non-emergency number 215-328-8508. The dispatcher will take your information, relay it to an officer on duty, and the officer will call you back.
As always, if you have a true emergency, dial 9-1-1.
THE FOUND (RECOVERED STOLEN) PROPERTY HAS BEEN REUNITED WITH IT'S RIGHTFUL OWNER.
New Britain Township Police recovered a backpack that contained various tools of a particular trade. Any citizen who's lost such items or police departments investigating thefts of such items should contact this department to see if they match what was lost or stolen. Citizens should be able to describe in detail the property they've lost or had stolen.
As the current situation involving the Coronavirus continues please be aware of how social media can be used to place fear into people. There are those that are using Facebook, text messaging, and various other platforms to spread false rumors. This department received a phone call a few minutes ago from a resident that had received a text message from an unknown number claiming the President is "secretly" calling out the National Guard. This is a viral scam that has been circulating for a few days. The text message makes it appear this is going to lead to Martial La