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Stahley sentenced to life in prison for killing girlfriend

By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

No public comments on proposed $371M Montgomery County budget

NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County commissioners set two different times on Thursday for the public to make comments about the proposed 2015 budget, and no one came. ...

By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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    Ongoing Christmas Village: Visit the Christmas Village at Westridge Estates, 970 Township Line Road, Phoenixville. See over 150 lighted porcelain houses in a late-19th Century setting, including a city, farmland, amusement park, ski mountain resort, New England countryside and seaport and Alpine village. This 300 square foot display includes working trains and animation to the thrill the Christmas child in all of us. Open on Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 13 to Jan. 4. Hours are 2 to 4...

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  • Government and politics

    Democratic leaders balk at Kichline’s appointment

    WEST CHESTER >> Chester County Democratic leaders are taking issue with the recent appointment of Michelle Kichline as county commissioner, calling it a contradiction and requesting she step aside when the term ends.

    By Kristina Scala kscala@21st-centurymedia.com @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

  • Government and politics

    Kichline sworn in as new Chester County commissioner

    WEST CHESTER >> When you are an office holder in a place as old as Chester County (332 years and counting), the numbers pile up, as Michelle Haris Kichline’s swearing in as the new Republican county commissioner on Tuesday demonstrates.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Government and politics

    Congress: Gerlach last-ditch effort to pass conservation tax break falls short

    WASHINGTON >> Despite winning a majority of votes in the House of Representatives, the last-ditch effort by U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach to make permanent a federal tax break for donating land for conservation fell just 13 votes shy of passage Thursday.

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  • General news

    Volunteers plan charity gingerbread auction

    PHOENIXVILLE >> ’Tis the season of giving, sharing and baking. On Sunday, Dec. 21, combine all three at Phoenixville’s charity Gingerbread House Silent Auction following “It’s a Wonderful Life” at The Colonial Theatre.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Shootings

    Bradley Stone, suspected killer of 6, found dead

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The manhunt for suspected mass murderer Bradley Stone has ended with his apparent suicide.

    By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-centurymedia.com @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Manhunt on for Pennsburg man suspected in Montgomery County shooting rampage

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY >> A Pennsburg man who authorities said went on a killing spree early Monday morning, slaying his ex-wife and five of her family members in three Montgomery County communities, remained at large as of press time Monday night after SWAT teams surrounded two residences where he was thought to be holed up and a police manhunt intensified as the day progressed.

    By Michael Goldberg mgoldberg@21st-centurymedia.com @mg_thereporter on Twitter |

  • General news

    DA: Six dead, search continues for suspected gunman in connected Montgomery County shootings

    PENNSBURG >> Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Ferman has identified the man who allegedly went on a shooting spree this morning as Bradley William Stone and announced that the death toll has risen to six.

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  • General news

    Mayor vetoes vote to dissolve rec board, final vote scheduled for Dec. 23

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Mayor Michael Speck vetoed a vote by borough council to dissolve the Recreation Board at Tuesday night’s meeting.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito mdippolito@21st-centurymedia.com @PhxvilleNews on Twitter |

  • General news

    The Loft at Landis Creek Golf Club to host Brunch with Santa

    The Loft at Landis Creek Golf Club (formerly Limerick Golf Club) has announced that it will host Brunch with Santa, Sunday, Dec. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $19.95 for adults, $9.95 for children 12 and under.

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