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State House poised to vote on liquor privatization legislation

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

Kimberton pot grower gets county prison sentence

WEST CHESTER >> In hindsight, Marc Ferrara would probably agree that he should have just tipped the fellow who helped him out. ...

By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Six firefighters hurt battling $1M Charlestown blaze

    CHARLESTOWN >> Six firefighters were injured Sunday night while battling a 2-alarm house fire in the first block of Highland Hills Road.

    By Michael N. Price mprice@21st-centurymedia.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • Crime

    2 Pottstown-area women admit roles in bad check scheme at Limerick bank

    NORRISTOWN >> A Pottstown woman and a Douglass (Mont.) woman, two of four women accused of being involved in a bad check scheme at a Limerick bank, face probation for participating in the scheme.

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

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  • Politics

    State House aims at decriminalizing out-of-state liquor purchases

    HARRISBURG >> As the state House this week once again takes up the battle over liquor privatization, several Delco lawmakers are pushing for a more immediate cure.

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

  • News

    Phoenixville residents question New Early Learning Center and Elementary School plans

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Residents got an in-depth look at the New Early Learning Center and Elementary School Thursday night.

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

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    Group of Good Samaritans save man from heart attack in East Pikeland

    EAST PIKELAND >> “I should be dead. I really should be. If it hadn’t been for some remarkable circumstances...”

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

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    Montgomery County commissioners pass resolution seeking 911 funding reform

    NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County commissioners passed a resolution Thursday showing solidarity with other counties seeking reform for the state’s 911 funding system.

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

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    Attorney General Kathleen Kane launches website to dispute claims against her

    NORRISTOWN >> The very public battle between state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a special prosecutor from Montgomery County and a Montgomery County judge has been taken to a website the attorney general hopes will help the public fact-check the claims against her.

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

  • Crime

    Ex-Collegeville insurance agent charged with fleecing elderly clients

    COLLEGEVILLE >> A former Collegeville insurance agent has been arrested by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office and accused of fleecing elderly clients of more than $200,000 through “a criminal scheme known as churning.”

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

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