Posted on: November 16, 2017

Tentative 2018 budget approved

Cranberry’s Board of Supervisors has approved a proposed $77.3 million budget for the Township’s 2018 fiscal year. The budget, which covers both operating and capital expenses, holds the line on real estate taxes. Water and sewer rates...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Business sign ordinance revisions considered

Cranberry’s last major sign ordinance was written in 1995. It made extensive use of tables to connect building size, zoning, sign size, sign materials, illumination features and more into elegant grids. Problem was, they not only confused busine...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Hearing set on downzoning

Over the past several years, potential developers of the properties at the northwest corner of Rochester and Rt. 19 have been unable to reach an understanding with the Township over the extent of roadway improvements that would be needed to accommodate th...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

New Rochester Road turning lane grant accepted

Plans to add a new left turn lane to Rochester Road at Rt. 19 have taken another step forward. At its November 16 meeting, Cranberry’s Board of Supervisors approved the contract documents for a federal Congestion Management Air Quality grant to ...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Two more phases of Park Place face final approval

Action on a final land development application for two more residential phases of the Park Place neighborhood project will be considered by Cranberry’s Board of Supervisors at its December 7 meeting. The two combined phases will add 41 single fa...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Don’t cook yourself this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Prevention Association. On Thanksgiving of 2015, American fire companies responded to 1,760 home cooking fires – more than any other day of the year – ...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Water supplier changes disinfectant

Free chlorine is a stronger and faster-acting disinfectant. Customers may notice a slight difference in the taste and odor of their drinking water while chlorine is in use.

Customers who use tap water for kidney dialysis at home should consult with their d...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Yield Frozen Yard Waste

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Vogel Disposal has reported that some of its customers will find their carts are still partly full of frozen yard waste, even after the company attempts to empty them. Although truck operators will try to release the cart contents, they are directed to mo...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Steps to rezone farm at Rochester and Rt. 19 begun

Although the dormant Meeder family farm at the corner of Rochester Road and Route 19 with its signature red barn is a perfect location for new development, the property has remained on the market for a number of years. Why? Its current zoning, CCD-3, is t...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Regional trail plan adopted

Collaboration among neighboring municipalities doesn’t always happen in Western Pennsylvania. But for more than a year now, the Planning Directors of various North Hills communities have been working together to formulate a regional trail system...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Gorilla war: Sign ordinance rewrite in the works

Cranberry has had an ordinance regulating outdoor sign size, placement, materials and more on the books for some time now. But it is largely in the form of grids and charts such as those showing the relationship of maximum sign area to lot size or zoning ...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Get ‘em while they’re hot

For as little as $500, you can start bidding on any of three Township vehicles that are about to be sold to the highest bidders on Municibid.com, an eBay-like auction website used by municipalities to liquidate surplus items. 

At its November 2 me...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Expanded property maintenance requirements introduced

For years, Cranberry’s municipal code has included some basic maintenance provisions in its, but their scope is very limited. At its November 2 meeting, Cranberry’s Board of Supervisors agreed to authorize advertising the 107-page Inte...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Senior living community gets thumbs up

Final land development plans for the Village of Cranberry Woods, a complex including a four story, 183-unit senior living center known as Solana at Cranberry, was approved by Cranberry’s Board of Supervisors at its November 2 meeting. As a conti...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Posted! No Hunting or Trapping in North Boundary Park

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Please note the "NO HUNTING OR TRAPPING" signs posted in the North Boundary Park wooded area - which is the future home of the new Nature Trail & Disc Golf Course. This development is the 2018 Cranberry Township Community Chest (CTCC) Projec...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Seeking towing services proposals

The Police Department is accepting proposals for 2018 Police-Directed Towing Services. 

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available from the Cranberry Township Police Department reception area, 2525 Rochester Rd., Suite 500 (Municipal Center).&am...

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Cranberry Community News
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Holiday Art Show and Sale begins November 14

If giving a gift of artwork is something on your mind, or even if it’s not, the Cranberry Artists Network will have works by its members on display and available for sale between November 14 and December 20 in the Cranberry Township Municipal Cen...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Cranberry police face extreme challenge

Read about it in the new fall issue of CranberryToday

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Meter Replacement Program

The Township recently began a $3.5 million project to replace more than 8,000 older residential and commercial water meters with a new generation of remotely-read digital units.  

Over time water meters wear out and their accuracy declines. &n...

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