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Phoenixville district, neighbors reach settlement over well water dispute

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Sweet swap: Host an old-fashioned cookie exchange

Sitting at a table in the Downingtown Area Senior Center, Frances Delcontie and friends smiled as they shared sweet memories of Christmas cookie exchanges, beginning around 1956. ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|


  • News

    WTIM: Music Around Town Nov. 30 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.


  • News

    SALT Performing Arts sets the holiday mood with ‘Christmas Spectacular’

    Celebrate the holiday season with the entire family at SALT Performing Arts as they present “Christmas Spectacular 2016.” The show opens Dec. 2 and runs through Dec. 11.

    From SALT Performing Arts|

  • News

    Chester County Intermediate Unit hosts second annual ‘Dining in the Dark’

    caln >> To put themselves in the shoes of their family member, several families gathered to have a meal without being able to see it.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • News

    Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association releases new rules about officer-involved shootings

    Hoping to give guidance on a controversial issue, the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association released recommendations Tuesday for local police departments and district attorneys to handle a shooting incident involving a police officer.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

  • News

    Reilly appointed Malvern Prep’s next head of school

    The Malvern Preparatory School Board of Trustees announced Tuesday the appointment of the Rev. Donald F. Reilly, O.S.A., D.Min. as the next Malvern Prep head of school, effective July 1, 2017.

    Staff Report|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Crispy or fluffy, gingersnaps are sure to please

    There are two different types of people. Those who love crispy, delicate gingersnaps, and those who love pillow soft, fluffy gingersnaps. Here are directions for both! If you want darker cookies, use light or dark brown sugar in place of granulated in cookie dough. This recipe is foolproof and should be saved for many years to enjoy.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Diet and exercise

    NUTRITION: Limit kids’ screen time to increase physical activity

    Across the nation families are being encouraged to pursue a more active lifestyle.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Outdoor recreation

    Deer season underway in Chester County

    Monday was the opening day of shotgun hunting season in Chester County. For Ken Gordon, founder of Gordons Sports Supply in Upper Uwchlan, it was an average day for his hunting and fishing business.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • Elections

    Montgomery County postpones certifying election results in face of recount effort

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County has postponed certifying its general election results after being notified that the Jill Stein campaign and a team of volunteers were seeking a recount in the presidential election.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • News

    Sanctuary campus eyed at West Chester University

    WEST CHESTER >> An open letter to West Chester University asking the administration to designate the university as a “sanctuary campus,” circulated on social media last week, collecting almost 300 supporters.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

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