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West Whiteland police donate bicycles to Devereux youth

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New Lower Providence ambulance chief prepares for township growth

LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A 10 percent increase in population. New retail and commercial growth. A surge in building construction. It’s all in store for Lower Providence Township within the next five years. And preparing for it is the top prior...

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    WCU Planetarium hosting free public eclipse party

    West Chester >> On Monday, August 21, a swath of North America will experience a total eclipse of the sun, the first eclipse to cross the entire United States since 1918. Karen Schwarz, director of West Chester University’s Mather Planetarium, will host a free, public viewing party on the University’s Academic Quad from 1 to 4 p.m. Telescopes and eclipse glasses will be available for guests to safely watch the progress of the moon as it passes between Earth and the...

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    Sheriff’s office ‘going to the dogs’ on Cruise Night

    West ChesteR >> If you tell Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh that her office has gone to the dogs, she might not totally disagree.

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    Trappe woman admits embezzling $283K from Lower Gwynedd businesses

    NORRISTOWN >> A Trappe woman has a decade of court supervision in her future and will have a monthly restitution bill after she admitted to embezzling more than $283,000 from two Lower Gwynedd businesses, owned by a relative, for which she worked.

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

  • Entertainment

    BEST BETS: Next week’s concert highlights bring Jonny Lang, Miknna and others to our region

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

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  • Music

    Doubleclicks’ ‘Love Problems’ is a leap forward

    Happiness has not spoiled the Doubleclicks. Singing sisters Angela Webber and Aubrey Turner, who return to Steel City Coffee House in Phoenixville Aug. 26, have both married since their previous appearance there last year. Angela, the nerd-folk duo’s guitar player and principal lyricist, has also moved with her husband from Portland, Oregon, to Los Angeles to pursue opportunities in music and comedy.

    By Joe Barron jbarron@21st-centurymedia.com|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Sardinia — island off the Italian mainland

    Located south of the French island of Corsica, the Italian island of Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Cagliari is the capital and the largest city on the island. The island is divided into four provinces. Italian and Sardinian, as well other languages and dialects are spoken.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 20

    Event submissions: Send to editor@phoenixvillenews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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    FROM THE GROUND UP: Vacation, tides, and the rhythms of life

    I just got back from our annual family vacation on the coast of Maine. There is something about the quantity and the quality of all the blue and green — the ocean and the forests — that keeps calling us back. And so does our hideaway — a little cottage that sits on a wooded bluff about fifty feet above a bay; it takes a hike down a series of wooden steps and ladders to actually get to the water’s edge.

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    Downingtown West graduate awards 2 students with scholarships

    DOWNINGTOWN >> For the third consecutive year, Downingtown West High School graduate Steven Tribuno financially helped two recent graduates at his alma mater to help further their education this fall semester.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar gdunbar@21st-centurymedia.com @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

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    Backlash over Facebook post haunts Chesco sheriff

    WEST CHESTER >> Events in Charlottesville, Virginia caught up with Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh over the weekend, leading to a storm of criticism against her and some calls for her resignation from her office.

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

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