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What a tremendous opportunity to own 35 acres in the heart of Barrett Township. Great property for recreation, hunting, gardening livestock and horses. The property includes a cottage ready for completion/finishes; owner has upgraded much of the electrical and mechanical systems; sheet rocked and painted; new roof. Also included is a two car garage with a new roof, a barn and a chicken house. A rare opportunity for all this property has to offer at an attractive price. Property is currently in Act 319 Clean and Green for reduced taxes.

Listing details on Zillow


The following have announced their candidacy for Barrett Township Supervisor, for the Primary election in May 2023:

  • Ann Marie Ohmnacht (D)
  • Patti Okeefe (D)
  • Christopher Pipiliangas (R)
  • Kelly Slinger (R)



Estate of Virginia Shaller, late of Cresco, Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

Sunday, 23 April 2023 07:51

Estate Notice: CHARLES P. BRADY

ESTATE OF CHARLES P. BRADY, late of Barrett Township, Monroe County Pennsylvania.


Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Barrett, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 8:00 a.m., prevailing time, in the Municipal Building at 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania, or such other time and public location of said Board of Supervisors meeting lawfully held not less than three (3) nor more than thirty (30) days after the date hereof, at which the Board of Supervisors will consider the issuance of certain proposed bonded indebtedness of the Township of Barrett, a Summary of which Ordinance is set forth in the following caption:

MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — Work is already underway at High Acres Park near Canadensis to add more parking spaces and replace old benches and grills. 

Barrett Township is getting a $12,000 grant from the Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau to help with upgrades. 

"It'll be great because more families will be able to come and able to enjoy themselves, and it'll be more up-to-date for them," said Sylvia Garcia of Cresco. 

Via Craigslist:

MOUNTAIN HOME DINER!!!!!!! D'ont miss this outstanding to busy an Existing local family Diner restaurant in Excellent location! Many entrepreneurs see potential in the Pocono market. Mountain Home Diner has been open Since 1956. Has Excellent Reputation and Reviews! Turnkey Restaurant business, seat 125 plus huge parking lot. sale including all Furniture, Fixtures, Kitchen equipment, and Jimmy's Ice cream house open every Summer. Low maintenance, easy money maker. This sale comes with 3 Large Real Estate parcels. Totaling 2.85 acres. There is significant potential for Growing your Business, or add another type of food Restaurant ETC.... any questions please contact me at 917-nine two nine- 2822

Wednesday, 19 April 2023 08:10

Baseball Specialist at Premier Summer Camp!

Camp Canadensis ( is looking for enthusiastic and experienced individuals to work as Baseball Specialists. This summer, get paid to be a MATURE GOOFBALL! Join our team of motivated staff and enjoy the perfect balance of work and fun. Dates: June 16 - August 12, 2023.

Located in the Pocono Mountains of PA, we are a co-ed sleep away camp for kids ages 7 to 16. You would live at camp for the summer as part of this experience.

Monday, 17 April 2023 08:35


TAKE NOTICE that the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors has declared a fire ban emergency, effective immediately.

All outdoor burning or fires are prohibited in Barrett Township until further notice.

By Order of The Barrett Township Board of Supervisors

993 Route 390

Cresco, PA 18326

P - April 16, 2023