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Spring-Ford artists bring home awards from two shows

By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

AG: Montgomery County car dealerships violated consumer protection laws

NORRISTOWN >> The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General filed a lawsuit in Montgomery County Court Wednesday against three county car dealerships and their president, alleging deceptive business practices, selling cars at inflated prices and s...

By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |


  • Politics

    Killion, Tobash detail hybrid-style pension solution

    MIDDLETOWN >> Delaware County state Rep. Tom Killion, at a forum Thursday, pushed to fortify a hybrid-style pension plan that failed to garner bipartisan support under former Gov. Tom Corbett.

    By Kristina M. Scala @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Summer Afield Program: Calling all fourth to sixth graders! Do you like to investigate your world? Explore streams? Make observations and discoveries? Work on experiments? Make new friends? Have Fun? Then you’ll want to join Summer Afield and make this a summer to remember! Summer Afield is a week-long, half-day program for students who have finished fourth through sixth grade. Our theme this summer will be “The Perkiomen Creek — Past, Present &...


  • News

    Traveling exhibit recounts Pennhurst history

    WEST GOSHEN >> The complex and often tragic history of the Pennhurst State School and Hospital, located in East Vincent, is recalled in a traveling exhibit now on display at the Chester County Government Services center in West Goshen.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Collegeville Inn sold for redevelopment; two plans considered

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Collegeville Inn, a former smorgasbord restaurant and cafeteria training facility that closed several years ago, is under contract to be purchased by the Buccini/Pollin Group of Wilmington, Del.

    By Carl Rotenberg @CarlWriter on Twitter |

  • News

    More savings than first reported in Chesco bond refinance

    WEST CHESTER >> Oops. Chester County officials on Thursday were forced to acknowledge that a mistake was made when they announced the total amount of tax savings the county would realize in refinancing $110 million in bond issue debt this week.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Chesco open space grants top $5 million

    WEST CHESTER >> Residents of the Kennett Square area will be able to enjoy a pleasant time with their canine companions at a new dog park in Anson B. Nixon Park.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Upper Providence OKs funds to videotape meetings

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The township supervisors unanimously approved spending $83,707 for a comprehensive two-phase equipment, installation, website rental, and training solution so the township can record open meetings as video images for public viewing.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Upper Providence OKs subdivision near Trappe border

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The supervisors approved the Windbiel Tentative Subdivision Plan to for a mixed-zoned corner property near Trappe.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Phoenixville School District officials, resident clash over Meadow Brook turf talks

    PHOENIXVILLE >> In what’s quickly becoming a case of “he said, she said,” one resident said she’s tired of hearing mixed messages from the Phoenixville Area School Board about its plans for new turf fields.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Woman dies after SUV hits her in Upper Providence

    Upper Providence >> Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred at 8:42 p.m. Thursday at Mill Road and Cresson Boulevard.

    By Digital First Staff |

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