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Phoenixville teacher surprised with teaching award by Eagles’ Brian Westbrook

By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

FROM THE GROUND UP: More than plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Each year I go to the Philadelphia Flower Show with hope in my heart. This is not because I am pining for green, growing things and fragrant flowers. It’s because I hope that behind all the grandeur and amazement that is the Flower Show, I will...

By Pamela Baxter|


  • Business

    Chester County home sales take a dip

    Home sales in Chester County saw declines in February in both the numbers sold and their selling prices, a report released Friday found.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • News

    $11 million awarded in verdict against Devereux

    A Common Pleas Court jury’s verdict last week in Philadelphia against the Devereux Foundation could reverberate in the matter surrounding the home invasion case involving an East Brandywine woman.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Police in Chester County investigate identity theft, discover skimming device at gas station

    CALN >> While filling your gas tank can cost you a lot, so can a skimming device, which was discovered on a gas pump at one gas station in the township.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • News

    PHOTOS: Crowds line up for free water ice at Rita’s on first day of spring

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Crowds lined up at Rita’s Italian Ice, 411 Schuylkill Rd., for a refreshing — and free — first day of spring treat. Getting a free water ice on the first day of spring from Rita’s has become a tradition for many area families.


  • Zoological parks

    Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown wants you to vote to name their jaguar cubs

    NORRISTOWN >> The Elmwood Park Zoo has narrowed down the name suggestions for their recently-born jaguar cubs, and now it’s your turn to vote for the top contenders.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • News

    Upper Providence man jailed for indecent assault of underage girl

    NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Providence man has state prison time and more than two decades of court supervision in his future for having indecent contact with a girl who was under the age of 13.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Upland Square Giant to sell beer and wine

    WEST POTTSGROVE >> It looks like customers will soon be able to buy beer and wine at the Giant in Upland Square, unless the township commissioners oppose it.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Sailor from Downingtown participated in NASA’s SnowEx

    COLORADO SPRINGS >> Lt. Kyle Smith, a sailor from Dowingtown, recently participated in NASA’s ground and airborne snow mission exercise to investigate snow and water availability.

    Staff Report|

  • News

    Costello says some cuts “unacceptable”

    One of Chester County’s three congressmen is speaking out against some of the proposed cuts in national spending suggested by the Trump administration’s $1.15 trillion budget.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Montgomery County moves forward on $281M campus project

    NORRISTOWN >> An estimated $281 million county campus redevelopment project over a decade in the making is moving forward.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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