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PHOTOS: Phoenixville gets in the Halloween spirit


Preliminary budget for Chester County includes slight tax increase

WEST CHESTER >> Chester County property owners would see their county taxes increase slightly if a preliminary budget unveiled at Wednesday’s commissioners meeting is adopted later this year. ...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|


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    WTIM: Music Around Town Oct. 26 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.


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    THE YANKEE CHEF: ‘Tis the season for some apple cider donuts

    These truly are fantastic, cake-like donuts (yes, DONUTS, not DOUGHNUTS) that almost have you welcoming the fall weather to come. A word of note, if you are using an electric mixer of any kind, add another ¾ cup flour. I also use Alpine brand cider mix, but any brand will do.

    By Jim Bailey The Yankee Chef |

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    Scores of runners take on the vineyard

    FRANKLIN >> The annual Race Through the Grapes might not be the most heavily attended of the county 5Ks, but it ranks up there with one of the most picturesque. It begins and ends at the Paradocx Winery on Flint Hill Road and travels through beautiful forests and vineyards. To add to the attractiveness, all the participants are treated to a glass of wine.

    By Chris Barber|

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    Jill Biden, Anne Holton stump for Clinton in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Two Democratic Party luminaries — Jill Biden and Anne Holton, wife of vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine — campaigned for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the borough Sunday focusing on education and the economy.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Spay & save: Ernie needs a loving home

    My name is Ernie, and some bad people severely hurt my tail. The nice people at Spay and Save rescued me and arranged for surgery to have my tail removed since it was so badly damaged. According to the doctor I am ready for a new home. Even after all of that I am sweet, loving and still trust humans. Can you please take me home and love me so no one will ever hurt me again?


  • Entertainment

    Fleetwood Community Theatre presents ‘Love, Sex and the IR$’ through Oct. 30

    Love and laughter take the stage when Fleetwood Community Theatre presents “Love, Sex and The IR$,” by Billy VanZandt and Jane Milmore, Oct. 20 through Oct. 30.

    Fleetwood Community Theatre |

  • Crime

    Royersford man charged with 17 burglaries in Chester, Montgomery counties

    Police filed charges against a Royersford man Wednesday after they found he was tied to multiple burglaries in Chester and Montgomery counties.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Weeks after rollout, Montgomery County public safety radios found to be defective

    NORRISTOWN >> Weeks after the first radios were distributed in Montgomery County’s $36.6 million public safety radio upgrade project, officials began to realize there was a problem.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

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    Couple draws jail in straw purchase for Pottstown shooter

    NORRISTOWN >> Concerned about straw purchases that allow guns to get into the hands of “bad people,” a judge sent a couple to jail for their roles in the illegal transfer of a handgun to a North Coventry man who was involved in several Pottstown shootings.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    A true e-meow-gency: First-responders rescue a cat in West Vincent

    WEST VINCENT >> There’s no place like home.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

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