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    Pottstown, July 4th group spar over parade fees

    POTTSTOWN >> Organizers of the annual Independence Day parade and festivities have announced this year’s events “are in jeopardy” because the borough “abruptly changed the practice of payment for costs” to require payment up front.

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

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    Pottstown School Board president fires back in teacher salary dispute

    POTTSTOWN >> School board president Kim Stilwell fired back Thursday night after months of teachers complaining publicly about their pay as contract talks continue.

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

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    Voter surge in Upper Pottsgrove fuels call to move polling place

    UPPER POTTSGROVE >> Officials are looking to change the township’s sole polling place as the result of the high turnout seen in last month’s presidential primary election.

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

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    Upper Pottsgrove sees savings in highway garage design

    UPPER POTTSGROVE >> It looks like the township is getting a little help from its neighbor to the north when it comes to building a new highway garage.

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

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    Upper Pottsgrove cracking down on barking dogs

    UPPER POTTSGROVE >> It might be time for some dog owners in the township to invest in muzzles.

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

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    Zoning board member chosen as new Lower Pottsgrove commissioner

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A member of the zoning hearing board is the latest person to be appointed to the board of township commissioners.

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

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    Photos: Montgomery County Community College 2016 commencement

    WHITPAIN >> Montgomery County Community College held its 49th commencement Thursday at the main campus in Blue Bell.

    Digital First Media Staff |

  • Columns

    The Historian: The craft of the weaver

    For more than a century after settlement, linen and tow were the predominant fabrics of early Pennsylvania. Linen is produced from the long fibers of the flax plant, tow from the short fibers. Most farmers planted about two acres of flax each year in the early spring, which supplied enough fiber for their new clothing, towels, table cloths and other household uses such as cheese sieves, ball cheese covers and wrappers for market butter.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

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    MCCC celebrates student success at 2016 Commencement ceremony

    Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) celebrated the success of 1,555 graduates during its 2016 Commencement ceremony on May 19 in Blue Bell.

    Montgomery County Community College |

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    Pottstown firm has two attorneys named to list of ‘Super Lawyers’ in PA

    Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C. in Pottstown has announced that two of their attorneys have been named to the list of top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2016 as published by Super Lawyers magazine. Levi S. Wolf was renamed in the practice area of Workers’ Compensation; Julie J. Marburger was named as a “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law.

    Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C. |

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