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New mural launches revitalized Phoenixville initiative

By Eric Devlin edevlin@pottsmerc.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

I have a few questions after attending the Phoenixville Borough Council committee meetings on Tuesday, July 28. First, I have to ask, whose idea was it to do away with regular committee meetings? This new format is terrible. It is uninviting for publ...

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  • Lifestyle

    Pictorial book depicts history of Pennhurst State School and Hospital

    The Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance is proud to announce the release of a pictorial history of Pennhurst State School and Hospital. It is part of Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. The release of this important book will be celebrated at a launch party and book signing, featuring the author, J. Gregory Pirmann of Barto. Mr. Pirmann was a Pennhurst employee from 1969 until 1986, part of a 38 year career in the field of intellectual...

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  • Lifestyle

    A savory slice to make foodies flock

    SHEPHERD’S PIE >> started out being called Cottage Pie. It was considered a poor man’s dish made from scraps of meat, lots of potatoes and a sprinkling of vegetables. It originated in the United Kingdom and Ireland; today, the dish is popular worldwide. Variations of this savory pie are called St. Stephen’s Day Pie, made with turkey and ham, and Cumberland Pie, which is topped with breadcrumbs. In England, there is Fish Pie. In most cases, traditional...

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  • Opinion

    Think About It: An unforgettable Amish dinner

    “The fondest memories are made when gathered around the table.” — Unknown

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  • Crime

    Phoenixville woman with 5 DUIs gets jail time

    WEST CHESTER >> With five drunken driving convictions and an 18-month stay in state prison, Kimberly Ann Reimer should have known better, the judge sentencing her on Wednesday declared.

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

  • News

    Phoenixville gives OK for Firebird Festival to proceed

    Phoenixville >> After weeks of deliberation, a deal has finally been reached and the Phoenixville Firebird Festival is ready to ignite once again.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@pottsmerc.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville Firebird Festival T-shirt logo contest announced

    Phoenixville >> Calling all artists! The Phoenixville Firebird Festival preparations are officially underway including designs for this year’s T-shirt.

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

  • Lifestyle

    Updated Schuylkill River Trail maps available

    The Schuylkill River Heritage Area will hand out newly updated Schuylkill River Trail maps at no cost from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday.

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  • News

    Royersford Fire Company gets OK to build new firehouse

    ROYERSFORD >> Despite residents’ concern over potential loss of parking spots, the Royersford Fire Department is a step closer toward building a new firehouse.

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

  • Lifestyle

    Kayak fundraiser for Schuylkill Canal at Lock 60 features history and fun

    MONT CLARE >> The community’s invited to travel along the Schuylkill River for a good cause and possibly get front row seats of a man paddling while wearing a dress.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    Montgomery County unveils $1.8M trail connection to Philadelphia

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Beneath a shady canopy of trees lining the Schuylkill River Canal, the Montgomery County commissioners gathered with state officials Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Schuylkill Canal Towpath.

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

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