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  • Crime

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  • News

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    Phoenixville >> After weeks of deliberation, a deal has finally been reached and the Phoenixville Firebird Festival is ready to ignite once again.

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  • News

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    Phoenixville >> Calling all artists! The Phoenixville Firebird Festival preparations are officially underway including designs for this year’s T-shirt.

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  • Lifestyle

    Updated Schuylkill River Trail maps available

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  • News

    Royersford Fire Company gets OK to build new firehouse

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  • Lifestyle

    Kayak fundraiser for Schuylkill Canal at Lock 60 features history and fun

    MONT CLARE >> The community’s invited to travel along the Schuylkill River for a good cause and possibly get front row seats of a man paddling while wearing a dress.

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  • News

    Montgomery County unveils $1.8M trail connection to Philadelphia

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  • News

    Gov. Wolf stumps for school funding in Phoenixville

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com

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  • News

    LIVE: Gov. Wolf speaks in Phoenixville

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