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West Pottsgrove pool closes amid heat wave

WEST POTTSGROVE >> Just as the latest summer heat wave has sent temperatures into the triple digits, it was announced suddenly that the West Pottsgrove Community Pool will be closed for the rest of the summer due to financial problems. ...

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    Over the summer, Chestnut Knoll was fortunate to have three students working at the community, as part of the Goodwill Keystone Area Summer Work Experience Assessment Program (SWEAP). This program provides students aged 16 to 21 with real work experience, and Chestnut Knoll was thrilled to work hand-in-hand with the Boyertown High School for this special program.

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    Boyertown Multi-Service teams up with Berks & Beyond

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    Steve Moyer Subaru to partner with Opportunity House for Pop Up OppShop fundraiser

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