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Skippack entrepreneur growing his Manhattan recording studio

By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

Spring-Ford School Board faces difficult choice to fill vacant seat

ROYERSFORD >> The decision over how best to fill a vacancy on the Spring-Ford Area School Board just a few months before the November election left board members with no easy options Monday night. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|


  • News

    Music Around Town for June 28

    28 June – Michael Kropp at Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook (6 p.m. start)


  • Breaking News

    OJR superintendent leaves for similar post with Colonial School District

    The Colonial School Board in Plymouth has unanimously voted to appoint Michael Christian as the district’s next superintendent, hiring the top administrator away from the Owen J. Roberts School District.

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    Challenge for Cancer Bike Tour set Sunday in West Chester

    West Chester>>There’s a bike ride for all ages and skill levels during the 19th Annual Brandywine Valley Heating & Air Conditioning Challenge for Cancer Bike Tour on Sunday, June 25. Riders will enjoy 5-, 10-, 25-, 50- and 65-mile course options throughout the Chester County countryside knowing they are making a difference in the lives of patients in their community. All funds raised will stay in Chester County to benefit the The Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County...

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    Toomey, Casey split on Senate GOP health care plan

    Republican Pat Toomey, one of the select U.S. senators who crafted the secretive Senate GOP health care proposal that was rolled out yesterday, cautioned that it is likely only a first step in correcting a collapsing problem, while his Democratic counterpart condemned the plan, saying it guts Medicaid, hurts older Americans, those with pre-existing conditions and those seeking substance abuse help while giving tax breaks to the rich.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter|

  • Business

    Sam’s Club pulls plug on Exton location

    West Whiteland >> The unexpected announcement from Sam’s Club Wednesday that it is closing its Exton location drew a large but disappointed crowd to the store Thursday.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

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    Drivers in fatal Rt. 422 racing crash to stand trial for third-degree murder

    West Pottsgrove >> Two men will be heading to trial in Montgomery County Court on felony charges of third-degree murder and homicide by vehicle in connection to a fatal high-speed race on Route 422.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Montgomery County commissioners name new solicitor

    NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County Commissioners recently announced that Shelley R. Smith is joining the county’s senior team as county solicitor.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Spring-Ford board accepts official’s resignation, search to fill Region 2 vacant seat begins

    ROYERSFORD >> Nearly a month after he submitted it, the Spring-Ford Area School Board officially accepted former board member Todd Wolf’s letter of resignation and declared his seat vacant. The board plans to begin the process of finding his replacement next week.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Local applicants question medical pot permit process

    The question of which of the 45 applicants in southeastern Pennsylvania would be selected to open a medical marijuana growing facility was answered Tuesday when two firms in Berks County were named.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Officials probe if spectator recorded portion of Bill Cosby trial

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County officials are investigating reports that a member of the public who attended the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial allegedly audiotaped a portion of the trial and took photographs from inside a satellite courtroom that broadcast the proceedings.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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