The first fire company in New Hanover was the “Fagleysville Fire Company” established about 1920 - it burned soon thereafter.

Recent News

Sep 15, 2020

Montco Pikes

Help to identify key issues or problems along Montgomery County  owned roads such as where you might encounter congestion or might feel unsafe walking, biking, accessing transit, or driving.  What improvement might you suggest?  Please go to  to open an interactive page.   

Sep 2, 2020

Paper Shredding Event

September 26, 2020 Representative  Marcy  Toepel is hosting a paper shredding event, free of charge, at the New Hanover Recreation Center, 2373 Hoffmansville Road, Frederick, PA.  The event takes place beginning at 9:00 AM and concludes at noon.  Up to 4 boxes of paper are accepted from households, business and/or organizations materials are not accepted

Sep 2, 2020

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Montgomery County has scheduled additional dates for collection of residential household hazardous wastes.  Collection of acceptable materials is by appointment only and is held outdoors.

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Aug 25, 2020


Now that we are in the midst of hurricane season, it is important that residents understand best practices for performing stream maintenance on their properties in order to minimize sediment discharges into surface water.  There are specific stream maintenance activities that can be performed without approval or permitting from PA DEP because of the low potential for impact to streams.  If you would like guidance for specific types of stream maintenance activities and to know when to contact PA DEP, please follow the link:

Aug 17, 2020

Community Connections - Montco PA

Need help and don't know where to start?  Montgomery County is offering help with services for seniors, mental health services, employment, child care, food and more!  Novicates, skilled human services professionals, can be reached by phone at 610-278-3522 Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or at connections.

Aug 11, 2020

Employment Opportunity

New Hanover Township Authority, Montgomery County, PA seeks a motivated individual to serve as its Wastewater Operator III.  Click here for more information.

May 22, 2020

Voting Alert

New Hanover Township updated its voting locations in late 2019. Also, please share with everyone you know that the polling locations have changed for this year only due to the pandemic. Location #1, usually St. Paul's Lutheran Church, will be at Boyertown Area Junior High East; #2, usually New Hanover Lutheran Church, will be at New Hanover Upper Frederick Elementary School; and #3, usually at New Hanover's Fire Company on Swamp Pike, will be at Pottsgrove High School.

Feb 13, 2020

2020 United States Census

The 2020 census is underway.  It is important that everyperson in the U.S. be counted since it affects funding for services and how we plan for our future.  Mailers will be mailed late March to each household and can be returned by mail, by phone or online.  If the mailer is not returned by late April, a census taker may visit your home.  Please be sure to require identification before providing any information and be respectful.  Also, the Census Bureau is recruiting persons to fill various part time positions, offering flexible hours and paid at an hourly rate.  For more information please call 1-855-562-2020

Jan 3, 2020

Household Hazaardous Waste & Tire Collections

Montgomery County residential household hazardous waste and tire collection schedules are available at the Township office or by visiting or by calling the recycling line at 610 278-3618.