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Phoenixville School Board delays waiving fee for town hall at school

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Assisted living units OK’d at former Collegeville Inn in Lower Providence

LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Lower Providence Township Board of Supervisors has granted conditional use approval for an assisted living facility at the former Collegeville Inn site on Ridge Pike. ...

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    ‘WRAP’ initiative aims to help women offenders

    WEST CHESTER >> The woman sitting across from Jennifer Lopez was on a one-way road heading toward state prison.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Trial begins for man accused of raping coed in West Chester University frat house

    WEST CHESTER >> Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in Common Pleas Court for the trial of a Gettysburg man who is accused of raping a West Chester University student during a party at a fraternity house last spring.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    County detective catches thieves, even on his day off

    EAST WHITELAND >> Chester County Detective Lt. Michael McGinnis was on his day off shopping at Home Depot in East Whiteland when store employees ran past, chasing a number of men who had taken power tools without paying. It was shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, and just like that McGinnis was on the case. He followed the suspects out to the parking lot as they got into a Mercedes 320 SUV and raced off.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

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    Chesco coroner lists 2016 overdose deaths

    WEST CHESTER >> The list looks endless, although it runs only for three spreadsheet pages.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Photos of kids outdoors with pets can win prizes

    This past weekend was a welcome break from the cold with warm temperatures and sunny skies. These conditions are perfect for getting the kids outside to shake off the cobwebs of winter. It’s not only kids who get cabin fever, our four-legged pet friends could probably use from fresh air as well, so enter YOUR CHILD in the FREE Fit Kids Contest and his or her photo could be in the newspaper.

    By Diane Hoffman @diane5hoffman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    THEATER: ‘Paw Patrol Live!’ coming to Merriam Theater

    Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest are going to look a lot different than they do on TV.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Upper Merion board OKs liquor license, new stun guns police

    UPPER MERION >> A “charismatic vibe draws you in and holds you close” is what Eddie V’s says of the atmosphere patrons can expect to encounter while enjoying themselves at one of its “elegant fine-dining” steak and seafood restaurants. On Thursday night, the board of supervisors boosted plans in making that atmosphere a step closer to becoming a reality in the township.

    By Michael Makovetz For Digital First Media|

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    50 Chester County students to compete in spelling bee

    DOWNINGTOWN >> The Chester County Intermediate unit announced that 50 students are advancing to the 2017 Chester County Spelling Bee on Wednesday.

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    Counting Crows ... and other birds

    WEST WHITELAND >> For folks who are hooked on birding, there is never an off-season; they do it all year. And for those same bird watchers, the enthusiasm for looking skyward frequently expands to keeping lists, holding meetings, taking trips and buying expensive equipment.

    By Chris Barber|

  • Business

    Exton Square Mall shakes off loss of ‘Mallrats’ sequel

    WEST WHITELAND >> Cut. The Exton Square Mall is taking in stride news that it won’t be featured in movie theaters anytime soon.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

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