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Stahley sentenced to life in prison for killing girlfriend

By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

Pennsylvania House, low income housing for Phoenixville, closed for code violations

PHOENIXVILLE >> The Pennsylvania House Hotel on Phoenixville’s North side, a boarding house for low income members of the community, was suddenly closed down last week after being deemed uninhabitable. Around 20 residents were instantly l...

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

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  • Crime

    10 charged in PennDOT overbilling, kickback scheme

    BRIDGEPORT >> Corruption charges were filed against two PennDOT administrators and eight former inspectors accused of bilking Pennsylvania taxpayers out of more than $1 million by defrauding the department’s Highway Occupancy Program), which oversees permits and inspections for roadwork on the commonwealth’s interstates, U.S. routes and state highways.

    By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-century media.com @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

  • General news

    Montgomery County commissioners pass 2015 budget with no tax-hike

    NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County commissioners unanimously passed a $371.1 million budget for 2015 Thursday that does not increase county taxes.

    By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Crash in Limerick leaves 12-year-old girl trapped in back of SUV

    LIMERICK >> Police responded to a crash Saturday morning on Limerick Center Road that left a young girl trapped inside an SUV.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-century media.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Tour of Duty

    Phoenixville Mayor Michael Speck, Lt. Thomas Sjostrom and Sgt. Brian Marshall gave Congressman-elect Ryan Costello a tour of the Phoenixville Police Station during a visit earlier this month.

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  • General news

    Black Rock VFC purchases new TAC truck, hopes for faster response times

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> What’s small, quick, and comes in handy when there’s a fire emergency in Upper Providence Township?

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media |

  • Opinion

    We can’t let our leaders ignore climate change

    In mid-November, President Obama struck an historic deal with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in which both countries pledged to substantially reduce their greenhouse emissions over the next decade.

    By Jack Rodgers Guest Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Paid Family Leave: An employee benefit that benefits employers as well

    The holiday season can be a time of great joy. But for many working parents, the holidays are also a stark reminder of how tenuous their employment and benefits are.

    By Amy Hall Courtesy of the American Forum |

  • Columns

    Think About It: A Cup of Christmas Tea

    “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: All Aboard the Christmas Train

    It is during this time of the year that I recall Christmas train trips with my Krestzmama (Godmother), when Rose Beregi and I went to Philadelphia. We would walk to the train station as soon as school let out.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Christmas Village: Visit the Christmas Village at Westridge Estates, 970 Township Line Road, Phoenixville. See over 150 lighted porcelain houses in a late-19th Century setting, including a city, farmland, amusement park, ski mountain resort, New England countryside and seaport and Alpine village. This 300 square foot display includes working trains and animation to the thrill the Christmas child in all of us. Open on Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 13 to Jan. 4. Hours are 2 to 4...

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