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State House poised to vote on liquor privatization legislation

By Kristina Scala kscala@21st-centurymedia.com @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

Upper Providence rejects 52-home project on Black Rock Road

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The township supervisors have denied the Freeland/Black Rock Associates preliminary subdivision plan due to technical deficiencies. ...

By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

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  • Politics

    Dinniman tells seniors he backs property tax elimination

    OXFORD >> State Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19th, of West Whiteland was largely “preaching to the choir” at the Oxford Senior Center on Thursday when he described his efforts to eliminate property taxes.

    By Chris Barber cbarber@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • News

    Upper Providence rejects 52-home project on Black Rock Road

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The township supervisors have denied the Freeland/Black Rock Associates preliminary subdivision plan due to technical deficiencies.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Exelon nuke plant seeks more Schuylkill River water during heat waves

    LIMERICK >> The Delaware River Basin Commission is considering a request by Exelon for permission to increase the amount of water the Limerick nuclear plant can withdraw from the Schuylkill River on hot summer days.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Townhome project approved for former greenhouse site in Upper Providence

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The supervisors recently approved tentative plans slated to transform an inactive commercial greenhouse property into a Gambone housing development.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Chicken and Cranberry

    Chickens >> What do you know about them other than going to the market to buy what you need? The chicken family — hens, roosters and their eggs — originally ran wild. They were domesticated way back when from Asian descent.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Spring-Ford students, Philly artist ‘Bring the Outside in’ at ninth grade cafeteria

    ROYERSFORD >> Local ninth grade students are leaving a lasting impression on their school walls, and it is not getting them in trouble.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

  • Crime

    Bridgeport man accused of attempted child sex assault; nabbed in Internet sting

    NORRISTOWN >> A 37-year-old Bridgeport man has been charged with attempted child sexual assault after he was nabbed by detectives conducting an undercover sting operation targeting alleged Internet predators.

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

  • News

    Chesco Housing Authority aims to find homes for 100 vets in 100 days

    The Chester County Housing Authority has launched a new campaign for finding at least 100 veterans suitable homes in the next 100 days.

    Courtesy of the Chester County Housing Authority |

  • News

    Walkway to Valley Forge: Construction proceeds in frigid temperatures

    Workers braved the cold as they continued work on the Sullivan’s Bridge project near Valley Forge National Historical Park Thursday.

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