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Circle M Ranch Speedway comes back to life annually for Eddie Mates Memorial Racers’ Reunion

By Carl Hess For Digital First Media|

PA German Heritage Days celebrate Kutztown’s roots

Kutztown School District hosted two PA German Heritage Days, one at Greenwich Elementary on May 4 and another at Kutztown Elementary on May 11. The all-day events included PA German historical presentations, art, activities, demonstrations and games.

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    Exeter Memorial Day Service to feature keynote by former township supervisor

    This year’s parade and service to commemorate Memorial Day in Exeter Township will feature former township supervisor Jeff Bukowski as keynote speaker and a new director, Lorraine Selke, leading the marching band.

    From Jesse Ritz|

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    Brooke Mansion will open for tours for first time in 20 years

    BIRDSBORO >> For the first time in 20 years, the historic Brooke Mansion will open its doors to the public for tours.

    By Monica Sager msager@21st-centurymedia.com|

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    Final Boyertown budget draft raises taxes 5.4 percent

    COLEBROOKDALE >> With a 6-3 vote, the Boyertown Area School Board adopted a preliminary final budget Tuesday that would raise property taxes by 5.4 percent.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Few details provided on search for new Boyertown superintendent

    COLEBROOKDALE >> Despite the sudden withdrawal of the board’s chosen finalist candidate to be the new superintendent last month, the Boyertown Area School Board is bent on having a new district leader in place by the start of the new school year.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    7 more artists added to Chester County Country Music Festival

    ludwig’s corner >> Seven country music artists have been added to the Citadel Country Spirit USA final lineup on the main stage. The three-day country music festival will be held at Ludwig’s Corner, a 33-acre site at 1325 Pottstown Pike in Glenmoore, Aug. 24 to Aug. 26,

    Digital First Media|

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    Boyertown to use temporary bleachers for fall sports inside damaged stadium

    BOYERTOWN >> The Boyertown Area School Board voted unanimously to conduct the fall sports season in the high school’s Memorial Stadium using temporary stands and temporary sheds for snack bars.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Roaring good time at 1920s Speakeasy; Our Town Foundation hosts sold-out Speakeasy Murder Mystery

    A password gained community members entry into the Our Town Foundation’s Speakeasy Murder Mystery event, as the new 1787 Brewing Company in Hamburg was transported to the Roaring 1920s.

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    Schuylkill Valley presented national Global Education Excellence Award

    Schuylkill Valley High School received the EF High School Exchange Year Global Education Excellence Award for demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to international understanding and global awareness.

    By Sheryle Delewski Coordinator, EF High School Exchange Year|

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    VIRGINVILLE CAR SHOW: 21 trophies presented to top cars, trucks, motorcycles

    This year’s edition of the annual Virginville Fire Company Car Show was held on May 6. Unlike last year, this time around Mother Nature dealt the fire company a beautiful spring day for their event. Despite a bridge on Route 143 south of Virginville being closed, a nice assortment of cars, trucks and motorcycles found their way to the fire company grounds for the camaraderie and scheduled events that consisted of all-day food, music and door prizes along with raffle tickets and a...

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    Pioneer Grange hosts Community Night

    The Pioneer Grange in Topton held its annual Community Night Program on April 19. This is a night to honor grange members and get the community involved.

    By Tammy Schaeffer Pioneer Grange|

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