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New mural launches revitalized Phoenixville initiative

By Eric Devlin edevlin@pottsmerc.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

I have a few questions after attending the Phoenixville Borough Council committee meetings on Tuesday, July 28. First, I have to ask, whose idea was it to do away with regular committee meetings? This new format is terrible. It is uninviting for publ...

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    Lower Providence supervisors approve plan for 139 town houses

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The board of supervisors Thursday approved the written, conditional use for 139 town houses at the intersection of River Road and Germantown Pike.

    By Carl Rotenberg crotenberg@21st-centurymedia.com @CarlWriter on Twitter |

  • Business

    Whole Foods to take over Exton Kmart spot

    WEST WHITELAND >> The owner of the Exton Square Mall confirmed a Whole Foods Market will open on the property at routes 100 and 30.

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

  • News

    National Night Out celebrated in Pottstown, Royersford and Phoenixville

    “This is what its all about,” said Reggie Brooks.

    By Eric Devlin and Evan Brandt edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Perkiomen Valley School District robot set to help teach autistic students

    Collegeville >> One little robot is set to change the game in special education.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@pottsmerc.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Communities make plans for National Night Out on Aug. 4

    POTTSTOWN >> National Night Out is just around the corner and lots of local organizations are prepping.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@pottsmerc.com MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville council shoots down police drone plan

    Phoenixville >> After noticing a borough police officer’s personal flying drone, Phoenixville Mayor Michael Speck said he knew his department needed one of its own — he should have just mentioned the idea to borough council first.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@pottsmerc.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Pictorial book depicts history of Pennhurst State School and Hospital

    The Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance is proud to announce the release of a pictorial history of Pennhurst State School and Hospital. It is part of Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. The release of this important book will be celebrated at a launch party and book signing, featuring the author, J. Gregory Pirmann of Barto. Mr. Pirmann was a Pennhurst employee from 1969 until 1986, part of a 38 year career in the field of intellectual...

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  • Lifestyle

    A savory slice to make foodies flock

    SHEPHERD’S PIE >> started out being called Cottage Pie. It was considered a poor man’s dish made from scraps of meat, lots of potatoes and a sprinkling of vegetables. It originated in the United Kingdom and Ireland; today, the dish is popular worldwide. Variations of this savory pie are called St. Stephen’s Day Pie, made with turkey and ham, and Cumberland Pie, which is topped with breadcrumbs. In England, there is Fish Pie. In most cases, traditional...

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  • Opinion

    Think About It: An unforgettable Amish dinner

    “The fondest memories are made when gathered around the table.” — Unknown

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  • Business

    Water World Park in Phoenixville fails to sell at auction

    Phoenixville >> A former water park failed to make a splash on the auction block.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@pottsmerc.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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