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PHOTOS: Phoenixville gets in the Halloween spirit


Preliminary budget for Chester County includes slight tax increase

WEST CHESTER >> Chester County property owners would see their county taxes increase slightly if a preliminary budget unveiled at Wednesday’s commissioners meeting is adopted later this year. ...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|


  • Opinion

    The Historian: More about cabbage

    It’s safe to say that in bygone years everyone who had a little ground cultivated a vegetable garden. Not only country folk, but many town dwellers had a fenced back yard garden, often a chicken pen, and maybe even a pig or two.

    By Robert Wood|

  • Opinion

    welcome to my world: Pennsylvania’s ‘Greene Country’

    “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer “I think that I shall never see

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist|

  • News

    WTIM: Music Around Town Oct. 26 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.


  • Opinion

    Think about it: The cut flower culture

    “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”— Peter Drucker


  • News

    THE YANKEE CHEF: ‘Tis the season for some apple cider donuts

    These truly are fantastic, cake-like donuts (yes, DONUTS, not DOUGHNUTS) that almost have you welcoming the fall weather to come. A word of note, if you are using an electric mixer of any kind, add another ¾ cup flour. I also use Alpine brand cider mix, but any brand will do.

    By Jim Bailey The Yankee Chef |

  • Lifestyle

    Election stress — it’s a real thing now

    With this presidential race, one thing’s clear: There’s nothing united about the states we’re in.

    By Angela Hill Bay Area News Group|

  • Business

    Exton area CycleBar hopes to pedal to success

    WEST WHITELAND >> On its face, the new CycleBar in the Main Street at Exton shopping center would appear to be the latest alternative for those looking to lose some weight or stay in shape.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • News

    PSSA test results show 50% improvement from last year

    Results from the 2016 Pennsylvania System of School Assessment show every school in the our area saw its scores improve by at least 50 percent from last year. Over a quarter of the scores increased by 100 percent.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Consultant proposes expanding Route 422’s Sanatoga interchange project

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Having successfully obtained a $2.1 million grant to help cover the costs of doing half the work necessary to improve Route 422’s Sanatoga interchange, a consulting firm said Thursday night it makes sense to expand the project to do all the work at the same time.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Scores of runners take on the vineyard

    FRANKLIN >> The annual Race Through the Grapes might not be the most heavily attended of the county 5Ks, but it ranks up there with one of the most picturesque. It begins and ends at the Paradocx Winery on Flint Hill Road and travels through beautiful forests and vineyards. To add to the attractiveness, all the participants are treated to a glass of wine.

    By Chris Barber|

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