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Suspect arrested in Collegeville Wawa robbery

By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

AG: Montgomery County car dealerships violated consumer protection laws

NORRISTOWN >> The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General filed a lawsuit in Montgomery County Court Wednesday against three county car dealerships and their president, alleging deceptive business practices, selling cars at inflated prices and s...

By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |


  • News

    Phoenixville man faces charges after police find cocaine in home

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Police arrested a Phoenixville man after a search warrant led them to a stash of packaged crack cocaine.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Spring-Ford artists bring home awards from two shows

    ROYERSFORD >> Three talented Spring-Ford Area High School art students recently placed in top spots in two local art shows.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

  • Features/People

    Phoenixville native hopes his ‘Hunger Games’ speaking part inspires local youth

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville native Charles Kronmuller, a pilot by trade, recently found his way into the blockbuster franchise “The Hunger Games,” playing a pilot on the big screen.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Collegeville native begins service aboard advanced amphibious Naval warship

    A 2010 Hill School graduate and Collegeville native is serving aboard the USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.

    By Chris Laurent Chief Mass Communications Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs |

  • Crime

    Collegeville police seek help identifying knife-wielding Wawa robber

    COLLEGEVILLE >> The Collegeville Police Department is investigating a robbery at the Wawa located on E. Main Street, which occurred Sunday, March 22 at 3:35 p.m.

    For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Board lobbies Harrisburg for fair funding formula

    ROYERSFORD >> Local school officials are urging lawmakers in Harrisburg to find a way to fund public education more fairly.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Five dogs rescued from Limerick house fire

    LIMERICK >> Limerick firefighters helped rescue five dogs from a house fire on the 200 block of North Township Line Road Monday night. No injuries were reported.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville School District to file eminent domain documents for property

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Officials in the Phoenixville Area School District are trying to finish buying up pieces of land needed to prepare for the new Early Learning Center and Elementary School construction project.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Max (dog) Max is a super friendly and playful 1- to 2-year-old dachshund mix. He loves playing with his toys, going for walks and exploring the yard. He is good with children and other dogs. Please contact Spay and Save at 610-279-9714 or, or visit for more information.


  • News

    Montgomery County Commissioners approve contract to begin text to 911 program

    NORRISTOWN >> In May, those unable to call for help in Montgomery County will be able to text for it.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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