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PUBLIC NOTICE RESCHEDULED MEETING TAKE NOTICE that the regular meeting of the Barrett Township Planning Commission originally scheduled Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. All those who are interested are invited to attend. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this meeting and require auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings, please contact the Township at (570) 595-2602 to discuss how your needs may be accommodated. WEITZMANN, WEITZMANN & HUFFMAN, LLC By: Deborah L. Huffman, Esq. 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Planning Commission Solicitor P - June 25

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of JOHN E. VANDERWEEL, deceased, late of Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the Decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to: Cynthia Vanderweel, Executrix or to her attorney: Richard D. James, Esquire 221 Skyline Drive, Suites 208/310 East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 (570) 421-0860 PR - June 7, June 14, June 21

Supervisor, Barrett Township
John Seese (D) – 161 *

Auditor, Barrett Township
Karen L. Herring (R) – 202 *

Here is a look at PennDOT roadwork plans for this week:

PA 390 between PA 447 and Pike County Line; daytime lane restriction. 6/20/19 to 6/21/19, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for pothole patching


Long Road in Buck Hill Falls
To be closed Tuesday & Wednesday 6/18 and 6/19

Now this is a view.

Just about the whole watershed of Brodhead Creek is spread out far and wide below the red rock ledge where I stand. Delaware Water Gap – the destination of every drop of water in every creek in the watershed – is in the distance. Skytop’s West Mountain curves in from the left.

...the land, trails, and facilities here are privately owned, but the public is welcome to enjoy them by paying a small fee. 

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BARRETT TWP., Pa. - Police in the Poconos say a suspected heroin dealer tried to cover up a man's overdose death by hanging the body in a garage to make it look like a suicide. 

Chester Botch, 50, of Barrett Township, Monroe County, was arrested Friday.

I've been seeing lots of signs around town saying "Help Wanted"!

Any business that is currently hiring: please send your name, job title, description, and instructions for applying to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

I will post the job opening on the site.  

According to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Debt Management, the U.S. government is just five years away from the point where every new dollar it borrows from the public will go toward funding interest payments on the national debt.