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Phoenixville Area School Board approves zero tax increase budget

Phoenixville >> For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Phoenixville Area School District will have a zero tax increase. ...

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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