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First Phoenixville VegFest a huge success

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media|

Pop-up parks in Chester County put focus on open space

PHOENIXVILLE >> Several parking spaces on Bridge Street in Phoenixville were transformed into a temporary public park on Friday, one of several pop-up parks that will be seen in the region. ...

By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|


  • Lifestyle

    The Table: Moscow, Russia

    Moscow is the crown jewel of Eastern European cities, has a long and involved history in the country of Russia. Located on the Moska River which translates to “a river at a wetland” or a marsh.


  • News

    Think about it: The Five Hour Rule of Benjamin Franklin

    “Growth isn’t for everybody. Some people want to stay the same forever.” — Anonymous


  • News & Gossip

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Sept. 18

    Event Submissions: Send to a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.


  • News

    Motorcyclist dies following Route 202 crash in Westtown

    WESTTOWN >> The motorcyclist injured in the two-vehicle crash on Route 202 died, according to police.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

  • Business

    Course teaches the ins and outs of becoming a farmers market vendor

    WHITPAIN>>If you’ve ever seriously considered selling your homemade product at a farmers market but didn’t know how to go about it, the Farmers Market Business Incubator’s “first-of-its-kind” course at area venues was custom-made for you.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    September offers musicals and more at area theaters

    There’s a lot coming up this month in area theaters. From family shows to thrillers to Broadway hits – there’s something for just about everyone. Here’s a look at what’s happening:

    By Cheryl Thornburg|

  • News

    Montco takes up Park(ing) Day in Norristown

    NORRISTOWN >> When Norristown can’t go to the beach, why not take the beach to Norristown? Granted, it will be a pretty small beach — the size of one parking spot to be precise.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • News

    Two hospitalized after crash on Route 202

    WESTTOWN >> Two people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash on Route 202 Wednesday morning in the 1000 block of Wilmington Pike.

    By Adam Farence @afarence|

  • News

    Trooper murder panel to come from Chester County

    WEST CHESTER >> A panel of Chester County residents will be chosen next year to travel to Pike County in northeastern Pennsylvania to hear the trial of a man accused in the 2014 ambush murder of a state police trooper.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Cure4Cam to sell gold bows during Childhood Cancer Awareness month

    EAST BRANDYWINE >> A gold bow displayed around the community is being coined as a symbol to inform the public of Childhood Cancer Awareness month.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

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