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Phoenixville assistant superintendent signs 3 year, $155,000 contract

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

Eight Phoenixville first responders honored for service

PHOENIXVILLE >> Eight first responders in Phoenixville are being honored this week for their efforts in helping to save the life of a resident having a heart attack. ...

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Artist Susan Melrath one stop on Chester County Studio Tour

    Oxford native Susan Melrath used to live in Seattle, where folks found her open-to-interpretation paintings accessible.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter |

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    Spring-Ford board eyes $150M budget, 2 percent tax hike

    ROYERSFORD >> Blaming the effects of Harrisburg’s nine-month-long budget impasse and a number of related financial challenges in the future, Spring-Ford Area School District officials are calling for a property tax increase.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    BHHS Fox & Roach, REALTORS® honors Collegeville Sales Associates

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, REALTORS® recently honored Sales Associates from the Collegeville Office with a Leading Edge Society Award for their excellent sales performance for 2015, placing them in the top seven percent of agents in the national BHHS network. Sales Associates honored include Leslie Myer, Ed and Laurie Curran, Mike and Diane Holoka, Diane Murray and Elizabeth Skokowski-Malizzi.

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    Pennsylvania American Water kicks off pipeline upgrade for Royersford system

    Pennsylvania American Water announced on May 16 the start of construction in Royersford Borough to install new water main to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and enhance fire protection. The project will replace aging pipe dating back to the 1950s, with an estimated cost of $250,000.

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    Area middle school students receive athletic awards

    Nearly 75 percent of all Middle School students participate in one or more sports at Devon Prep. The Athletic Department recently honored those students at the annual Middle School Sports Banquet held in the school’s athletic facility. Soccer, basketball, baseball and track coaches were on hand to introduce the members of their teams, give an overview of the season and present MVP, Spirit and Sportsmanship Awards.

    Devon Preparatory School |

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    Five Devon Prep students named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists; two students awarded scholarships

    Five Devon Prep Seniors, 10 percent of the class, were recognized as Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Program and two were awarded scholarships. Grant McKnight of Wayne, Holden Barnes of West Chester, Shyamal Patel of Norristown, Alexandru Damian of Norristown and Brian Damerau of West Chester were named National Merit Finalists. Grant McKnight and Brian Damerau are National Merit Scholarship Winners.

    Devon Preparatory School |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar May 22

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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  • Business

    New unit at Phoenixville Hospital will ease ER stay for seniors

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville Hospital is getting ready to open a new emergency room/observation wing geared for a very specific audience — senior citizens.

    By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter |

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    Court rules against Limerick nuclear plant relicensing challenge

    LIMERICK >> A federal appeals court has ruled against the national environmental group that sought to intervene in the relicensing of the Exelon Nuclear Limerick Generating Station by arguing more measures need to be taken to deal with possible accidents.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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    All Around Philly Suburbs: Your local morning briefing

    Welcome to the first All Around Philly Suburbs morning news briefing. Below is all of this morning’s most important stories. See something we missed? Email digital manager Andy Stettler at astettler@21st-centurymedia.com

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