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Fleetwood Community Theatre takes on Chekhov with a Pennsylvania twist

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Former Phoenixville Mayor, longtime coach Leo Scoda honored

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Leo Scoda, a man from the coal regions of Pittston who made Phoenixville his second home and became a legend in these parts as a teacher, tennis coach and politician, was feted during Health Care Access’ fifth annual R...

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    MOCK CRASH: OJR students learn consequences of drinking and driving

    SOUTH COVENTRY >> “One decision can impact the rest of your life.”

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  • Politics

    Meehan, Costello slam latest GOP plan to replace Obamacare

    The latest Republican attempt to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act won’t have the support of Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-7th Dist., or Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6th Dist.

    By Kathleen E. Carey kcarey@21st-centurymedia.com @dtbusiness on Twitter|

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    Pottsgrove questions 9% hike in its Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center budget share

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Expanded programs and personnel costs account for most of a 9 percent increase for Pottsgrove Schools in next year’s budget for the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center the director said Tuesday.

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

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    PHOTOS: Dogwood Pageant crowns 2017 queen

    Gabrielle Schmale was crowned queen at the 2017 Dogwood Pageant in Phoenixville.

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    Ambler man convicted of double-murder, sentenced to life

    NORRISTOWN >> A 20-year-old Ambler man stood stone-faced as a jury determined he acted with a “specific intent to kill” when he fatally shot his mother and her boyfriend as they lay defenseless, sleeping in bed.

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

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    Comitta against ‘bag bill’

    A plastic shopping bag bill introduced in Harrisburg has members of a set of environmentally-focused legislators hopping mad at its “overreaching” aims.

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

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    No fish story: Girl, 12, snags 15-pound Muskie in Marsh Creek

    UPPER UWCHLAN >> When Emma McBride tossed her small, ultra light fishing pole with an 8-pound test line into Marsh Creek Sunday, she was hoping to catch a few small fish.

    By Fran Maye fmaye@21st-centurymedia.com @kennettpaper on Twitter|

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    Lane restrictions planned for Route 23, 724 on Friday

    PennDOT has announced that lane restrictions are scheduled for Friday on routes 23 and 724.

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    Lower Providence man jailed for sexual contact with mentally disabled man

    NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Providence man who had sexual contact with another man who suffered from a mental disability that rendered him incapable of consent, will spend up to a decade behind bars, a judge determined Wednesday.

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

  • Business

    Gas prices: Who says Mondays are all bad?

    BOSTON >> Gasoline prices are the most expensive they’ve been in more than 19 months and will continue to increase with summer driving season approaching. GasBuddy, which is a tool available on the The Mercury website, Wednesday issued a new study that found the best and worst days of the week to buy gas when it comes to optimal savings.

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