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Pottstown Mosquito Spraying Planned Tuesday

Montgomery County's Health Department wants to limit the spread of West Nile virus. It will spray insecticide Tuesday in

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Pottsgrove Plans Steve Mixon Tribute For Saturday

Long-time Pottsgrove High School football volunteer Steve Mixon, whose body was discovered last week, will be honored with a memorial service Saturday.

‘Grove Student Rep Shows She Takes Duty Seriously

Chloe Klaus isn't sitting around as student representative to Pottsgrove's Board of School Directors. She surveyed classmates and reported back on their often strong opinions.

Township Plans Equal Donations In 2015 For 3 Groups

Lower Pottsgrove in years past has varied amounts it contributed annually to three local non-profits. That's likely to change under the 2015 budget; they'll all get the same-sized sum.

Pottsgrove Manor Brings History To Life Saturday

Its interactive events and demonstrations intend to show how 18th Century residents of Pottstown would have lived and worked.

Politicians Launch Arcola Bridge Replacement Project

The 290-foot bridge in Collegeville was closed for safety reasons during 2013. It will take about 20 months and $7.7 million to demolish and replace the old structure.

Blood Drive Planned Friday At Pottstown High

Faculty member Mark Agnew welcomes public participation there, and created a short video about being prepared to donate blood.

Refreshing Honesty, From The Minds Of 5th Graders

We all could learn a lot from 5th graders at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School. Their essays prove they're more than just smart; they're down-to-earth.

Guided Reading Students Learn More, Teachers Say

Small, instructor-led reading groups are helping young Pottsgrove School District students, teachers told the Board of School Directors.

Get Costumed! Township Festival Set For Saturday

With Video. Lower Pottsgrove's Fall Festival will be held Saturday (Oct. 25) beginning at 11 a.m. Kids can have fun with activities and games, and parents will likely enjoy the hayride.

Pottsgrove Mourns Loss Of Volunteer Steve Mixon

Tributes and memories poured out onto social media venues as family, friends and colleagues mourned the shooting death Friday of Pottsgrove volunteer football manager Stephen Mixon.

Lower Pottsgrove Kids Have Somewhere New To Sit

Installation's complete for new bleachers inside the elementary school gym on Buchert Road, Pottstown.

Pottsgrove Oct. 14 Meeting Now Being Broadcast

The Pottstown-based PCTV Network's video recording of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors' Tuesday meeting has been posted to YouTube for public viewing.

Falcon XC Runners Win PAC-10 In Upset Over Rams

Pottsgrove High School boys cross-country runners celebrated a victory Thursday by winning the PAC-10 team championship honors, beating favored Spring-Ford.

Scammers’ Latest Trick: Pretending They’re With IRS

Scam artists are contacting western Montgomery County residents claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service, trying to trick them into giving up money and personal information.

Stowe Knights Schedule Their November Breakfast

The made-to-order meal in West Pottsgrove is open to the public, and tickets will be sold at the door.

Design Mistake Adds Unknown Cost To HS Project

Installing structural steel in Pottsgrove High School, needed because it was overlooked earlier by architects, will dent the project contingency fund, the school board learned.

Trouble Selling A Home? ‘Grove Director Relates

Pottsgrove school director John Rossi said Tuesday he empathizes with district residents trying to sell a home. He can't move his own, he said, and directly blamed school tax rates.

Grab An Extinguisher For These Fiery Chicken Wings

With Video. On the Food Page: Fiery Salsa Hot Wings, BBQ Pork Mac n' Cheese, Beef and Chorizo Chili, Smoky Chipotle Chili, Hummus Crostini Appetizer, Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Pound Cake.