In Other News

Homeless man killed in Coatesville identified

By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

Shelter donates special beds for Montgomery County’s K-9 officers

NORRISTOWN >> Four working dogs in Montgomery County will go from catching criminals to catching a good night’s sleep. ...

By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|


  • News

    Gale opposes raising vehicle registration fee in Montco

    NORRISTOWN >> A plan to raise more money to fix structurally deficient bridges is showing some cracks in the structure of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

  • News

    Spring-Ford School District launches STEM-based class

    ROYERSFORD >> In addition to the traditional music, art and physical education classes, students in Spring-Ford elementary schools will take a new class this year designed to help integrate science, technology, engineering and math skills.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Royersford water main project to end in two weeks

    ROYERSFORD >> Road work along borough streets may finally be coming to end.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Access Sports Experiences offers opportunities for at-risk, special needs youth

    During the 1930s, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt saw his New Deal as an attempt “to construct a more inclusive society ... a country in which no one is left out.” Decades later, inclusion-related issues are still making headlines, and reformers are still doing their best to address them.

    By M. English For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Festival of People returns to Upper Merion Township Park

    UPPER MERION>>They were advised to leave behind all unpleasantness for a while on a sunny Sunday afternoon and to celebrate the small things that bring joy.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • News

    New program helps families to help themselves out of poverty

    KENNETT SQUARE >> A new initiative that helps people to cut the chains of poverty — something that has worked in other parts of the country — is coming to southern Chester County this fall. And local officials feel it could have a dramatic impact.

    By Fran Maye @kennettpaper on Twitter |

  • News

    Facility for special-needs children in Pocopson prospers after being rescued by community

    POCOPSON >> Two years ago, the Barn at Spring Brook Farm, a facility that provides animal-assisted activities for children with disabilities, was all set to close. Codes officers found violations at the facility that would cost upward of $100,000 after a neighbor complained of noise.

    By Fran Maye @kennettpaper on Twitter |

  • Education

    Students, schools battle sleep issues for beneficial school year

    It’s that time of year again. Students of all ages, shapes, sizes and backgrounds are gathering their bookbags, textbooks and electronic devices – because using pen and paper to take notes in class are of a bygone era – and brace themselves for another year of academics.

    By Kevin Tustin @KevinTustin on Twitter |

  • Business

    Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board launches marketing campaign aimed at attracting shoppers to Montco

    King of Prussia >> It’s no secret to Montgomery County residents that the county has some of the best shopping around. The Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board is spreading the word.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

  • News

    Limerick Bowl to hold Special Olympics opening ceremony

    LIMERICK >> The Olympic torch may have already been extinguished in Rio but the spirit of the games will live on in our area every weekend this fall.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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