MOUNT CARMEL — The borough is the latest Northumberland County municipality to express interest in applying for the second round of funding from the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocation.

County commissioners recently set aside $1 million for projects that impact the most amount of residents with priority given to blight remediation, improvement or construction of municipal buildings, purchase of personal protection equipment and enhancement of emergency services.

Larry Deklinski can be reached at 570-644-6397 or

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