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Suspect arrested in Collegeville Wawa robbery

By Oscar Gamble ogamble@21st-centurymedia.com @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

New census figures show growth in Chester, Montgomery counties

Chester and Montgomery counties added more new residents in the past four years than almost any other of the state’s 67 counties, growing at rates above 2 percent, far above the state average of 0.7 percent, according to newly released U.S. Cen...

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

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  • Politics

    Gov. Wolf’s chief of staff touts tax relief package in upcoming budget proposal

    UPPER DARBY >> Gov. Tom Wolf’s chief of staff visited the Daily Times, a sister paper to The Phoenix Reporter & Item, on Friday to tout the governor’s budget proposal, calling the plan the largest tax relief package in many years.

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  • News

    New census figures show growth in Chester, Montgomery counties

    Chester and Montgomery counties added more new residents in the past four years than almost any other of the state’s 67 counties, growing at rates above 2 percent, far above the state average of 0.7 percent, according to newly released U.S. Census figures.

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

  • Food

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    The Pagan celebration of “The Rite of Spring,” the Christians and their “Easter and the Resurrection” and the Jewish community’s “Passover and Flight Out of Egypt” all have one thing in common other than occurring sometime in March and April. They all reflect in cultural freedom and rebirth.

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  • News

    Limerick community remembers the life of Bill Waltz

    LIMERICK >> A pillar of the Limerick community is gone.

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  • News

    Tossed cigarettes cause small mulch fire at KFC/Taco Bell

    LIMERICK >> Some discarded cigarettes outside a KFC/Taco Bell restaurant started a small fire Sunday. No one was injured.

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

  • Crime

    Suspect arrested in Collegeville Wawa robbery

    COLLEGEVILLE >> The man suspected of the armed robbery of the Wawa at 308 E. Main St. Sunday afternoon has been arrested.

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  • Theater

    Phoenixville Area High School presents ‘Hairspray’ this weekend

    The Phoenixville Area High School Theatre Guild presents “Hairspray” this weekend at the District Auditorium at Phoenixville Area Middle School, 1330 Main St. The production opened Thursday night and will also play Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and seniors.

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  • Crime

    AG: Montgomery County car dealerships violated consumer protection laws

    NORRISTOWN >> The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General filed a lawsuit in Montgomery County Court Wednesday against three county car dealerships and their president, alleging deceptive business practices, selling cars at inflated prices and selling cars deemed not road-worthy.

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  • Politics

    Killion, Tobash detail hybrid-style pension solution

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