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2nd annual Morgantown Carnival unites community

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Fox Music Den hosts recitals

On June 4, at Conestoga Mennonite Church, Fox Music Den’s music lessons studio held two recitals, with about 15 students participating in each. ...

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    Girl Scouts paint mural at New Hanover Recreation Center

    Members of Troop 1380 spent several hours last week working on a garden-themed mural at the New Hanover Recreation Center.

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    $65.4M Pottsgrove School District budget won’t raise taxes

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> After rejecting by a 7-2 margin a proposal to lower taxes by a quarter percent, the Pottsgrove School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a $65.4 million budget that does not raise taxes.

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

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    Shouting match erupts in Pottsgrove over math curriculum debate

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Dissatisfaction by some Pottsgrove School Board members over the speed with which the administration is working to improve student math performance boiled over into shouting and angry accusations Tuesday night.

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

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    Pottstown School Board member Thomas Hylton blasts borough for 30 percent payroll hike in 4 years

    POTTSTOWN >> In the past four years, the borough payroll has increased almost 30 percent during a time when the rate of inflation has risen less than four percent, and pay hikes should stop.

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

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    Lower Pottsgrove zoning chief files missing finance forms

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A Right to Know request has revealed that Zoning Hearing Board Chairman Keith Diener’s financial disclosure forms for the past two years are in fact on file with the township — but they only just arrived.

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

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    VIDEO: Winners announced for Pottstown’s first In Focus film festival

    POTTSTOWN >> Between 75 and 100 people attended the final gala celebration of the first-ever Pottstown In-Focus film festival Friday at Steel River Playhouse.

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

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    New garden takes root at Barth Elementary in Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN >> Barth Elementary students got down and dirty when they planted tomatoes in a new community garden.

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

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    PHOTOS: 100 children take home free bicycle at Pottstown PAL rodeo

    Free, free and free was the theme of the day during the Pottstown Police Athletic League (PAL) bike rodeo Saturday at Lincoln Elementary School.

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

  • Lifestyle

    PHOTOS: Walkers explore historical Pottstown structures

    POTTSTOWN >> Community members strolled up and down East High Street Thursday for the Historical Pottstown Walking Tour. There were 11 stops on the tour with a narrator at each to explain the significance and evolution of historical structures. The tour ended at The Security Trust Building where participants went to the fourth floor to view the Pottstown Borough from above. For more about the Pottstown Historical Society, visit the website at

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    Cluster wins variances from to convert former Pottstown mansion to offices, classrooms

    POTTSTOWN >> With two unanimous votes, the borough zoning hearing board approved both variances that will allow the Cluster of Religious Communities to use a former mansion on North Franklin Street as offices and classrooms.

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

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