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Phoenixville community prepares to honor residents for giving back

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

Panel of three Montgomery County judges to determine if Pa. AG Kathleen Kane violated court order

NORRISTOWN >> A panel of three Montgomery County judges will hold a hearing later this month to determine if embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane violated a signed court order by firing a chief deputy prosecutor in her office Wednesday. ...

By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |


  • News

    Chester Springs couple gets prison time for tax refund scam

    PHILADELPHIA >> A Chester County couple has been sentenced to substantial prison time for their role in tax fraud and identity theft scheme that involved the stolen identities of patients at Crozer-Chester Medical Center and Chester Community Hospital.

    By Digital First Staff |

  • News

    Chester County unveils new ‘text to 9-1-1’ system

    WEST GOSHEN >> Chester County officials on Tuesday unveiled a new “text to 9-1-1” capability that now allows residents to contact 911 operators by text message in the case of an emergency that prevents placing a phone call.

    By Michael N. Price @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • Politics

    Three judges selected for Montgomery County election board

    NORRISTOWN >> Three Montgomery County judges were put on the county’s election board Monday at the election board’s re-organization meeting.

    By Dan Clark @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • News

    Limerick supervisors OK upgrade for emergency radios

    LIMERICK >> Technical difficulties have prevented township first responders from communicating with one another. Now township officials have purchased equipment they say will prevent the problem from happening again.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Perkiomen Valley school employees protest outsourcing proposal

    COLLEGEVILLE >> It was a sea of orange and black inside the Perkiomen Valley High School auditorium Monday as some 200 district employees and supporters showed up to protest the possible outsourcing of jobs.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Pets

    Pets of the Week

    Benji (dog) Benji is a 6-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix who is extremely calm and pretty lazy. He loves to go for walks, but his is just as happy lying beside you under a blanket. Benji attaches himself easily to people and would do better in an all-female home. He is good with dogs his own size, house- and crate-trained, but would love to sleep in bed with you.


  • Theater

    Forge Theatre to present ‘Out of Sight, Out of Murder’

    The Forge Theatre adds mystery to April with their next production, “Out of Sight, Out of Murder,” by Fred Carmichael.


  • Business

    Area SCORE chapter named best in the nation

    The area SCORE chapter was recognized by the national organization as the top chapter out of more than 300 in the nation.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter |

  • News

    Small fire at Limerick Power Plant

    LIMERICK >> Officials at the Limerick Generating Station are investigating a small fire at the facility Sunday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Perk Valley School District employees to protest outsourcing support staff

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Employees in the Perkiomen Valley School District will be showing up in large numbers to tonight’s school board meeting to protest the possible outsourcing of their jobs.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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