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Contaminated soil being removed from Meadow Brook Golf Club

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • News

    Detention basin approval clears way for construction Goddard School in Upper Providence

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The township supervisors recently granted a developer a waiver to allow construction of an infiltration detention basin near the southwest corner of Arcola and Collegeville roads designed to meet Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection standards.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Renaissance Academy in Phoenixville holds fundraiser for memorial garden

    Phoenixville >> A local high school baseball team recently hosted a special game and raised more than $1,000 for an important cause.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Dogwood Parade and festival bring out the best of Phoenixville

    Phoenixville >> Thousands came out to enjoy Phoenixville’s annual Dogwood Parade last Saturday, May 16, which marked the last day of the weeklong Dogwood Festival. Community members lined the streets of the parade route and watched as more than 90 groups participated this year.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Education

    Spring-Ford teachers honored by students

    Spring is typically when graduating seniors receive accolades. But for the 10th year, Spring-Ford Area School District seniors applauded the teachers, counselors and administrators who have made an impact on their lives at the 10th annual Senior Impact Awards. The Senior Impact Awards ceremony honors individuals nominated by graduating seniors, who have been instrumental in making an impact on their educational experience.

    For The Phoenix, Reporter & Item |

  • Lifestyle

    Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville to hold annual Patriotic Celebration May 22

    Phoenixville >> The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville invites the community to attend its 23rd annual Patriotic Celebration on Friday, May 22, in Reeves Park beginning at 9:30 a.m.

    Article courtesy of Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Blaise and Bonnie (cats) Blaise and Bonnie are dear little things who came in together and have been together for 8 years. Very friendly young seniors. Bonnie is a nice, pretty girl, a short-haired calico (black/tan/orange.) She likes people and other cats and sunny rooms. Blaise is a sweet boy, an all black, American short-haired mix. He likes people and other cats and looking out the window. Both are front declawed and up-to-date with shots.


  • Business

    Last Genuardi’s supermarket slated to close

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> When the sign soon comes down at the last remaining Genuardi’s market, in Audubon, the name once synonymous with a local family-run empire will disappear from the landscape forever.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • Elections

    6 seek 5 open seats on Perkiomen Valley School Board

    No matter who wins, there will be at least one new member of the Perkiomen Valley School Board when the swearing-in ceremony occurs in December.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Graduation ceremonies

    University of Valley Forge graduates first class since name change

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The University of Valley Forge held its 76th annual Baccalaureate and Commencement services for the graduating class of 2015 last Friday

    By Digital First Media |

  • Education

    Two vie for Region 3 seat on Spring-Ford Area School Board

    With the May 19 primary election approaching, two candidates are vying for one open seat in Region 3 of the Spring-Ford Area School Board. Incumbent Mark Dehnert faces challenger Christina Melton. While both candidates are cross-filed in both the Republican and Democratic primary ballot, their political party is included in the profile below. Each candidate was asked to reply via email to the same three questions, with the understanding that some of their answers may be edited for length out...

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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