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By Bette Banjack|

Culture club: Philly region’s cheese makers ‘connecting landscape and foodscape’

Amethyst grew protective, shielding her kids as visitors approached. She’d given birth about 25 minutes earlier to a boy and a girl, who may go by “Amaryllis.” ...

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    Students compete in STEM Design Challenge at the CCIU

    DOWNINGTOWN >> The conference center of the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) was transformed into an arena for students to design and build the next big amusement park.

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    Growth in Chesco slowed, but is set to pick up again

    WEST CHESTER >> If you could imagine the population of Chester County as a well-tuned jogger, its pace in the year between 2015 and 2016 would be that period when it took a little breather after a long, productive run.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Chester County hospitals get $25,000 boost to fight heroin crisis

    WEST CHESTER >> Watching Chester County residents run through colored dust on a chilly morning last fall paid off for county health providers this week, as members of the group fighting the opioid and heroin crisis in the county presented checks to help cover costs of the program to help those recovering from accidental overdoses.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Spring City kicks off its sesquicentennial with music, brews

    SPRING CITY >> “Main Street was the center of activity in Spring City ... At the turn of the century it was a growing, vibrant and complete community.”

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Mistral’s shareable plates a hit at King of Prussia Mall

    UPPER MERION >> Small plates meant big news for the culinary scene at King of Prussia Mall when Mistral made its debut here three weeks ago.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Sports

    Saxton: Phoenixville’s Aquilante sweeps GTS opener in St. Petersburg

    Flying the Phoenixville colors, Andrew Aquilante took home two wins in the No. 32 Phoenix Performance Ford Mustang Boss 302 on the challenging streets of St. Petersburg recently to sweep the GTS opener for the Pirelli World Challenge.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

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    Southeastern Pennsylvania district attorneys support restoring mandatory sentences

    NORRISTOWN >> Saying they “keep dangerous criminals off the streets,” district attorneys from southeastern Pennsylvania joined forces Friday to call for legislators to restore mandatory minimum sentences for violent offenders.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Everybody cut ‘Footloose’ at Perkiomen Valley High School

    collegeville >> The ’80s are making a comeback at Perkiomen Valley High School with this year’s production of “Footloose,” to be performed March 31 through April 2, with a special matinee performance on Thursday, March 30, at 1 p.m. for senior citizens.

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    Route 202 lane closures scheduled next week

    EAST WHITELAND >> Lane closures are scheduled next week on U.S. 202 in East Whiteland and West Whiteland townships, Chester County, for construction related to the rehabilitation of two U.S. 202 bridges over Amtrak rail lines, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced.

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    PennDOT: Restrictions on Valley Park Road in Schuylkill Township through April

    SCHUYLKILL TWP. >> PennDOT announced that lane restrictions will take place on Valley Park Road until late April.

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