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Arcola Road bridge connecting Upper Providence, Lower Providence to reopen July 1

By Carl Rotenberg @CarlWriter on Twitter |

Spring-Ford board OKs $151M budget, 0.7% tax hike; officials receive a raise

ROYERSFORD >> The Spring-Ford Area School Board just approved its lowest tax hike in 15 years and gave two top administrators a raise. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • News

    A Hero’s Welcome, VA groups to honor Vietnam veterans in Spring City

    SPRING CITY >> Vietnam War veterans will receive an official salute from area veterans organizations this month as a thank you for their service.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Kids learn to battle a blaze at Limerick Firefighter Camp

    LIMERICK >> Smoke billowed from behind the Limerick Fire Company and sirens could be heard rushing to the scene Friday, but these weren’t your typical fire calls.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Spring-Ford board seeks estimates for high school expansion projects

    ROYERSFORD >> In what appears to be a case of a board stuck spinning its wheels, Spring-Ford Area School Board members struggled to solve a problem that has haunted them for nearly a decade.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Limerick Police seek help to ID credit card thief

    LIMERICK >> The Limerick Township Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify a credit card thief.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Sheriff’s office trains Montgomery County employees for active shooters, threats

    NORRISTOWN >> Run, hide, fight. That’s the creed Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies have been drilling into county employees in case an active threat comes to the courthouse or county offices.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Features/People

    Downingtown resident among the new ‘faces’ at Mount Rushmore

    The traditional summer college internship evokes images of a confined business office littered with a smattering of suits, neckties and dress shoes.

    By Sal Foti Contributor |

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: A prickly business

    It’s possible that one reason why I love the natural world is that while it doesn’t always look organized, it always makes sense. What baffles me sometimes, though, is seeing how people choose to use plants in unnatural ways, for instance a giant blue spruce blocking the front entrance to a house or a forsythia hedge trimmed into ugly stubs.


  • News

    Holy Cross celebrates 8th grade graduates, award & scholarship recipients

    Congratulations to the Holy Cross eighth grade class of 2016, who graduated on Tuesday, June 14, in Collegeville. Students celebrated their last day at Holy Cross together with a Mass, reception and dance. Family and friends cheered as the names were announced for each of 69 students, entering the Parisian-themed party, hosted by the parents of current seventh graders.

    Holy Cross Regional Catholic School |

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    Kimberton Chiropractic welcomes Dr. Billy Collins

    Kimberton Chiropractic is pleased to introduce Dr. William Collins, or “Dr. Billy,” who will be joining Dr. Jim Schaffer and the team at Kimberton Chiropractic. Dr. Billy will be starting July 11.

    Kimberton Chiropractic |

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    Kiwanis Club to hold annual Duck Race

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville will be holding their 21st Annual “Great Duck Race” on Sunday, July 10 at the covered bridge on Rapps Dam Road. The ducks will be dumped into the water of French Creek to begin their swim at 2 p.m. Each duck will contain a ticket stub, and the first duck to cross the finish line will win $1,000. There are nine additional cash prizes ranging from $50 to $500.

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

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