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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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  • News

    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|

  • News

    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|

  • 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

    Phoenixville council OKs affordable units

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A controversial housing project aimed at helping those less fortunate is moving forward after officials gave it the rubber stamp.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin 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.

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  • 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|

  • 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.

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