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Federal charges filed for string of bank robberies last year

By Michael N. Price mprice@21st-centurymedia.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

Berks woman leads police on chase through Limerick in stolen vehicle

LIMERICK >> A Berks County woman has been charged after allegedly leading police on a chase throughout Limerick. ...

By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

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    PHOTOS: Route 422 improvements continue in Lower Providence

    A road crew braves the cold as improvements on Route 422 at the Trooper Interchange continue in Lower Providence Tuesday. Work on the project, which includes two additional ramps, retaining sound walls, widening and realignment of Trooper Road and the rehabilitation of the Trooper Road bridge, began in October and is expected to be finished in the fall.

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    Man accused of robbing undercover officer in Upper Merion pleads guilty

    NORRISTOWN >> One of two men accused of robbing an undercover officer posing as a prostitute for an Upper Merion sting operation in June pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to county prison.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Photos: Valley Forge promotes Montgomery County tourism

    Kate Hammond, superintendent of Valley Forge National Historical Park, takes a jog with a group of runners Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, to promote the upcoming annual Revolution Run at the Park. The Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board held an event at Valley Forge National Historical Park Thursday to announce winter tourism initiatives across the county, and a ribbon cutting took place at the newly unveiled VFT&CB’s information booth inside the visitors center, along with a...

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  • News

    Montgomery County extends lease for Limerick district court

    NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County commissioners voted Thursday to extend the lease at a district court office in Limerick that needs thousands of dollars in renovations; however, the county will not pay the costs of those renovations.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • Business

    Economy should continue to improve in ‘15, but dangers persist

    Many observers are optimistic 2015 will be a good year for the economy, but some are far more optimistic than others.

    By Brian McCullough bmccullough@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Politics

    Wolf taps Montco Commissioner Leslie Richards as Pa.’s first female transportation chief

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Commissioner Leslie Richards left her post effective Friday to serve as the Secretary of the Department of Transportation under Gov.-elect Tom Wolf.

    By Dan Clark Dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @DanClark08 on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Man charged in burglary of Upper Providence apartment

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> A man is facing charges after police investigated a burglary of an Upper Providence home.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Executive director at Royersford’s Open Door stepping down

    Gretchen Pendleton, chairperson of the board of directors of the Open Door in Royersford, has announced that, as of Dec. 31, Laurie Faust, the executive director, has decided to step down from her post after 10 years of dedicated service. In the interim, the board of directors will assume leadership of Open Door until a new director is hired.

    Courtesy of the Open Door |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Annual Prom Dress Boutique: Spring-Ford Students Need an Alternate Party (SNAP) invites the Spring-Ford community to shop their annual Prom Dress Boutique at Spring-Ford Area High School. These lightly worn formal and semi-formal dresses are perfect for any winter or spring dance. Fitting rooms and seamstresses will be available to assist with accurate fit for each customer. Students from surrounding school districts are invited to attend! All proceeds benefit the Spring-Ford...

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    Spring-Ford SNAP opens annual prom dress boutique

    Spring-Ford Students Need an Alternate Party (SNAP) invites the Spring-Ford community to shop their annual Prom Dress Boutique at Spring-Ford Area High School.

    Courtesy of Spring-Ford Area School District |

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