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    Fleetwood bands together to fight cancer June 23

    The 7th annual Band Together to Fight Breast Cancer event will held in Fleetwood on June 23.

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    Bernville man arrested for allegedly shooting gun toward Hamburg residence, injuring woman inside

    Hamburg Police arrested a Bernville man on June 11 on charges related to a May 26 shooting incident on 4th Street, Hamburg.

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    Daniel Boone School Board closes Birdsboro building, renames other schools

    The end of the 2017-18 school year brought mixed emotions in the Birdsboro area.

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    Soapbox Derby returns to Pottstown for 24th year

    POTTSTOWN >> And they’re off.Family and friends could be heard cheering racers on as the annual Soapbox Derby returned to Pottstown for its 24th year.

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    The Mercury moving offices from Pottstown to Exton

    POTTSTOWN >> Six years after its first issue hit the streets of Pottstown, The Mercury moved for the first time — from 62 E. High St. to 24 N. Hanover St. — taking over the building occupied by its former competitor, The Pottstown Daily News.

  • Events

    Reading Orchestra to perform free July 4th concert at FirstEnergy Stadium

    The Reading Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Andrew Constantine celebrate the Fourth of July with a free Star-Spangled Spectacular concert of patriotic songs at FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Reading Fightin Phils, followed by a fireworks display on Wednesday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) In the event of inclement weather, the concert and fireworks will be held on July 5.

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT BEST BETS: Harry Connick Jr. kicks off the concert week; Roger Daltrey, Street Dogs, among the week’s concerts

    Welcome to ‘Seven in Seven,’ where each week 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.

  • Governor Mifflin Annual Community Days July 2 to 7

    The Greater Governor Mifflin League (GGML) was founded in 1976 as non-profit organization devoted to giving back to the community. In every year since, the GGML has presented a unique community fair featuring food, games, rides, and some of the best regional entertainment, including a spectacular “One-of-a-Kind” Fireworks finale which will culminate this year on Saturday, July 8. Its main goal has been to return proceeds from the fair back into the community in the form of...

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    Fleetwood Rotary Club’s Show of Wheels tops 300 entries for first time

    Thirteen proved to be a lucky number for the Fleetwood Rotary Club. After seemingly endless weekends of dismal weather, the sun was shining brightly for the 13th Annual Fleetwood Rotary Club’s Show of Wheels on June 9.

  • Building a Better Boyertown wins 2 Townie awards

    Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) recently presented 12 awards during the organization’s annual statewide Townie Awards gala. Building a Better Boyertown (BBB) was presented with awards in two categories: Organizational Excellence, sub-category Organization Development, BBB — Vision and Action Plan; and Chairman’s Award For Youth Involvement, BBB – Town Vision Video.