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Boyertown School Board member chides administration in public

By Rebecca Blanchard|

Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit announces Sept. 11 tribute concert

This year marks the 15 years since the September 11 attacks. ...

By Rebecca Blanchard|


  • News

    PHOTOS: Boyertown’s Dog Days of August hit downtown

    The community was invited to come out into the streets of downtown Boyertown on Saturday, Aug. 20, as a part of Building a Better Boyertown’s Dog Days of August. Activities included live music, doggie pools, free nail clipping, food vendors, and doggie pretzels.


  • Food

    Summer veggies star in summer casseroles

    Swimming in summer squash? Tomatoes looking terrific? Turn them into something hot, bubbly and oh-so-comforting — a casserole.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Opinion

    THE HISTORIAN: Fagleysville, an old hamlet

    Fagleysville Hill, perhaps the highest point in Montgomery County, is an old landmark in New Hanover Township. Located at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Fagleysville Road, the tiny hamlet of Fagleysville extends less than a quarter-mile in each direction. The village existed at least since 1758 when the earliest map of the area shows an inn called The Rose located on “the road to Colebrookdale” at that location. The intersecting Fagleysville Road was laid out in 1766 but...

    By Robert Wood |

  • News

    Birdsboro Council swears-in new officer

    BIRDSBORO >> Borough Council members approved a motion to hire a seventh police officer for the Birdsboro Police Department.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media |

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    Pottsgrove Superintendent Shellie Feola leaving the district

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Pottsgrove School District Superintendent Shellie A. Feola is planning to leave her post as the district’s top administrator.

    Digital First Media |

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    Pottstown hosts first Community Veterans Day in Memorial Park

    POTTSTOWN >> “As long as they don’t play taps, I’m all right. If they play taps, that’s it.”

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

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    Man hospitalized after being shot multiple times outside bar in Stowe

    STOWE >> One man is in the hospital after he was shot multiple times early Sunday morning.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Pottstown police: South Roland Street is now one way

    POTTSTOWN >> The Pottstown Police Department announced Tuesday that South Roland Street has become a one-way road.

    Digital First Media |

  • News

    Youth cyclists explore fitness connection between area trails and waterways

    The Greater Philadelphia region is full of not only trails but also extensive waterways where people can enjoy a variety of recreational activities from bicycling to kayaking. Many times, the water and trails go hand-in-hand making it easy to bike to a location then jump into a boat for some paddling fun.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

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    Educators learn the ABCs of school wellness at Pottstown institute

    Right before students are due to return for the fall session, tri-county area educators learned how to incorporate play into the school day during a wellness seminar at the Pottstown Middle School.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

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