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Downingtown proclaims Jack Harris Day in honor of the late movie producer of ‘The Blob’

By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

Culture club: Local cheesemakers shine

Amethyst grew protective, shielding her kids as visitors approached. She’d given birth about 25 minutes earlier to a boy and a girl, who may go by “Amaryllis.” ...

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  • Sports

    Saxton: Phoenixville’s Aquilante sweeps GTS opener in St. Petersburg

    Flying the Phoenixville colors, Andrew Aquilante took home two wins in the No. 32 Phoenix Performance Ford Mustang Boss 302 on the challenging streets of St. Petersburg recently to sweep the GTS opener for the Pirelli World Challenge.

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  • News

    Everybody cut ‘Footloose’ at Perkiomen Valley High School

    collegeville >> The ’80s are making a comeback at Perkiomen Valley High School with this year’s production of “Footloose,” to be performed March 31 through April 2, with a special matinee performance on Thursday, March 30, at 1 p.m. for senior citizens.

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  • News

    Route 202 lane closures scheduled next week

    EAST WHITELAND >> Lane closures are scheduled next week on U.S. 202 in East Whiteland and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, for construction related to the rehabilitation of two U.S. 202 bridges over Amtrak rail lines, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced.

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  • News

    PennDOT: Restrictions on Valley Park Road in Schuylkill Township through April

    SCHUYLKILL TWP. >> PennDOT announced that lane restrictions will take place on Valley Park Road until late April.

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  • News

    New owner of Audubon Village Shopping Center ready to invest in improvements

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Audubon Village Shopping Center, at the busy corner of Egypt and Pawlings roads, has a new owner. The center was purchased by Westover Companies, a locally-based firm that’s anxious to get started on improvements to re-energize the center.

    By Denise Walsh, Lower Providence Township For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Spring-Ford hosts town hall on $12M high school expansion

    ROYERSFORD >> Over 350 people filled the Spring-Ford Area High School auditorium Thursday night for a town hall meeting discussing a proposed major expansion of the school’s music and athletic wings, and an additional hallway near the cafeteria.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Taste of the Suburbs 2017 tickets now available

    UPPER MERION >> The King of Prussia Rotary Club is pleased to announce that tickets for Taste of the Suburbs 2017 are on sale online at This year’s event will showcase food and drink specialties from over 30 restaurants, wineries and micro- breweries. Many of King of Prussia’s newest restaurants will be participating for the first time. Tickets cost $40 on line or $50 at the door. The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at...

    By King of Prussia Rotary Club For Digital First Media|

  • News

    More than 100 rally at Costello’s office urging no vote on ACA repeal

    WEST CHESTER >> With chants like “Hey Hey, Ho Ho, we need to see Costello,” and “Keep it, keep it, people really need it,” more than 100 people gathered outside the office of U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, Thursday at noon to protest the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

    By Fran Maye @kennettpaper on Twitter|

  • News

    Immigration forum advises ‘calm’ as Trump policies unfold

    POTTSTOWN >> Rita Paez is talking to a lot of worried people these days.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Endo and AmerisourceBergen face actions related to opioids

    EAST WHITELAND >> A second Chester County company is now embroiled in the nation’s opioid crisis.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

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