Bucks towns cite traffic and noise as reasons to oppose eateries

    Residents in two Bucks County towns are giving business owners a hard time about proposed developments, citing increases in traffic and noise as reasons for opposition.

    Not sure how much noise a McDonald’s generates, but the good people of Newtown seem to think it’ll be an issue.

    Plans for the fast food franchise face serious opposition from residents who are uneasy with replacing the medical office building at Durham and Eagle roads with the red and gold restaurant.

    And for the very same reasons, Warminster residents are hesitant to accept plans for a bar/restaurant on Street Road just down the block from the local owner’s original location. Warminster supervisors have approved the construction after three years of plan revisions.

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    Feed the Feed: Are these worries legitmate, or should residents lighten up?

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