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Taste of the Suburbs 2017 tickets now available

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Route 202 land closures scheduled next week

EAST WHITELAND >> Lane closures are scheduled next week on U.S. 202 in East Whiteland and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, for construction related to the rehabilitation of two U.S. 202 bridges over Amtrak rail lines, the Pennsylvania D...

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    Chesco DA, DEA chief named to head Regional Drug Strike Force

    WEST CHESTER >> Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan has been named chairman of the region’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Program’s Executive Board. Gary Tuggle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Philadelphia Division, has been named vice chairman of HIDTA.

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    Pottstown woman admits embezzling $1M from furniture business

    Philadelphia >> A Pottstown woman faces over four decades in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzling her company, the United States Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Spring-Ford officials squabble over expansion price ahead of town hall

    ROYERSFORD >> Just days before they’re set to hold a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed $10 million high school expansion project, Spring-Ford Area School Board members were still squabbling over the estimated price tag.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Boyertown student sues school district over same-sex locker room

    BOYERTOWN >> A high school student and his parents have sued the Boyertown Area School District claiming the district’s new transgender policy violated his right to privacy.

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    In taped testimony East Norriton man, now deceased, tells jury neighbor assaulted him

    NORRISTOWN >> Three weeks before he died, a 96-year-old East Norriton man provided sworn testimony that his neighbor assaulted him on the driveway of his home as he went outside to retrieve his morning newspaper.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Snow may fizzle, but economic costs are high

    If April showers bring May flowers, what do March snowstorms bring?

    By Alex Rose @arosedelco on Twitter|

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    Area GOP Reps voting to roll back restrictions aiming to keep guns out of hands of the mentally ill

    WASHINGTON >> A rule adopted by the Obama administration last year aimed at restricting gun purchases by veterans deemed to be mentally incompetent to manage their benefits took an important step toward being rolled back last week with the help of votes from three area Republican Congressmen.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    DANCE: Metropolitan Ballet celebrates dance, music with annual collaborations performance

    The studio pulsated with the scurry of ballet slippers sashaying across the floor at the Metropolitan Ballet Company headquarters in Jenkintown. A group of young dancers, moved gracefully from one beautiful movement to the next as a recording of Faurè’s Pavane in F-sharp minor, Op. 50, performed by the Settlement Music School, fills the room.

    By Jarreau Freeman For Digital First Media|

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    Everlasting fashion

    Through July 9, you can check out “Phulkari: The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection.”

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    CONCERT PREVIEW: Springfield’s Jeff Coon brings The Summer Club back to Manayunk

    The Summer Club, an ensemble that performs big band hits, returns to Venice Island Performing Arts Center on April 3rd as part of their Mondays in Manayunk series. This performance will feature the group’s founder Jeff Coon as well as special guest Krissy Fraelich, both Springfield residents.

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