In Other News

Skippack teen convicted of 1st degree murder in death of Royersford girlfriend

By Carl Hessler Jr. |

Drop in PSSA scores worries school board

LIMERICK — Superintendent David Goodin and Director of Curriculum and Instruction Keith Floyd gave a presentation on standardized test scores of Spring-Ford Area School District students in last week’s board workshop meeting. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    Pennypacker Mills to host All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival

    With the changing of the seasons, bring the entire family to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. and experience a very Victorian All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival.

    Courtesy of Pennypacker Mills |

  • Government and politics

    Corbett announces grant funding for Skippack water line work

    SKIPPACK — State grant funding has been announced that will connect a stretch of homes in Skippack Township with public water lines in an area where contaminated water wells were first found more than a decade ago.

    By Dan Sokil |

  • General news

    New teacher contract approved for Spring-Ford

    LIMERICK — Almost two years after negotiations began and with one full year working under an expired contract, a state mediator’s proposal was approved as the basis for a new contract for Spring-Ford Area School District’s teachers.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Distributor of synthetic drugs to Montco stores is headed to jail

    norristown >> An Allentown man has jail in his future after he admitted to running a business involved in the illegal distribution of synthetic drugs and drug paraphernalia, primarily to gas stations and convenience stores in Montgomery and Lehigh counties.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. |

  • General news

    Rainy weather causes crash in Limerick Thursday

    Slick roads due to Thursday’s rainy weather reportedly caused an accident in Limerick.

    By Marian Dennis |

  • General news

    Limerick agrees to revise sewer line deal

    Limerick — The township and a developer digging sewer laterals who ran into some difficulty during the installation have come to an agreement on how best to move forward.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Humane Society Phoenixville celebrates 1st anniversary on First Friday

    This first Friday of October will be a very special first Friday for the Humane Society Phoenixville & The Art Deska Gallery. Not only will the Humane Society Phoenixville & The Art Deska Gallery be participating in the Borough of Phoenixville’s regular First Friday festivities, but it will also be commemorating its first anniversary in the borough.

    Courtesy of the Humane Society Phoenixville |

  • General news

    Malvern Prep community welcomes class of 2018 with brotherhood ceremony

    The freshman class of Malvern Prep has officially embarked on their upper school journey.

    Courtesy of Malvern Prep |

  • General news

    Kiwanis Community Day and Chicken BBQ slated for Oct. 4

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville is sponsoring their Community Day and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Reeves Park.

    Courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • General news

    Property ‘upset’ sale nets $2.1M for Montgomery County

    NORRISTOWN — After about an hour and a half of auctioning on Thursday, 33 Montgomery County properties were sold to several bidders during county treasurer’s upset real estate tax sale.

    By Dan Clark |

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