- Township Avoids Electronic Billboard Lawsuit
Lower Pottsgrove convinced a New Jersey advertising company to forego a legal challenge over its current restrictions on electronic billboards. The company is seeking zoning variances to erect two signs.
- Rupert Bridge Work Expected Next Summer
The last “i” seems to have been dotted in an agreement between Montgomery County and Lower Pottsgrove to replace the Rupert Road bridge. For safety reasons, work won’t start until next summer.
- Thieves Strike Vehicles Near Rhoads Road
Thefts from vehicles, which have kept Lower Pottsgrove police busy much of the summer, occurred against late last week.
- Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
Lower Pottsgrove accident Monday briefly closes road; Pottstown historic coloring book benefits library; MontCo continues to pay human services contractors; New Hanover quarry hearings delayed.
- Montgomery County’s Latest Emergency Dispatches
Did you just hear a siren? It could be the police, emergency medical service personnel, or fire companies being dispatched by Montgomery County’s Department of Public Safety. See its incident list here in real time.
- Ahead On The Calendar
Local events by the day, week or month. Got one to add? E-mail The Post.
- AccuWeather News And Tomorrow’s Forecast
A look at what tomorrow will be like, provided by AccuWeather.
- Time Grows Short For Tax Installments
If you want to pay your Pottsgrove School District taxes on an installment plan, rather than all at once, you’re facing a Saturday deadline.
- Plan Alternate To North Pleasant View Road
Lower Pottsgrove reminds residents a portion of North Pleasant View Road will be closed for at least Monday and Tuesday, and possibly longer.
- Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
- Happening Next Week In Regional Recreation
Enjoyable activities across greater Pottstown have been announced for the coming week by the Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Committee.
- Celebrate 200 Years Of History With Pottstown
The borough’s August edition of its Bicentennial Community Days events this Saturday includes a rock band, kids activities, the annual Rotary Duck Race, and a beer garden.
- Soldier With Pottstown Family Ends Basic
Three family members of this U.S. Army private live in Pottstown. He’s completed training in South Carolina.
- Consider Contractors For Some Business Help
Using independent contractors may provide help to get your small business over manpower hurdles and raise profits. Be aware of rules for them, though.
- Sanatoga Postal Unit Depends On USPS
How the community used postal services inside Sanatoga Thriftway may in part determine if it merits a replacement. Until that decision, plan to travel farther for postal help.
- See Something? Say Something! But Not On FB
Facebook is a social media platform that’s perfect for helping friends, family members and neighbors get connected. For alerting Lower Pottsgrove police, though, it’s not so hot.
- Firefighters Plan Miller Memorial Sunday
The ceremony will begin at 11:30 with a procession of equipment to Ringing Hill, followed by a service from noon to 3 p.m., and then a reception.
- Pottstown Save-A-Lot Market Opens Thursday
The borough’s newest supermarket will unlock its doors next week with what its management promotes as a “focused selection” of food items sold at discounted prices.
- Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
Get your history at the Goshenhoppen Folk Festival (Perkiomenville) or Living History Sunday (Pottstown). See hot cars in Spring City and Collegeville, and firefighting equipment in Oaks. Give blood in Royersford.
- Nothing But Fun At Royersford’s NNO
The Royersford edition of Tuesday’s National Night Out observance was packed with people, vendors, free food, entertainment, and more fun than you could shake a stick at!
- Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
Stowe man returned to jail for DUI charge; Mold problem addressed at Pottsgrove’s Ringing Rocks Elementary School; Upper Pottsgrove park wins grant contest; Fecera project faces zoning hearing.
- Pottsgrove Warns Of Poor PSSA Scores Ahead
Early PSSA test results indicate Pottsgrove students fared far more poorly than in the past. They’re not alone: test changes had the same effect statewide.
- Sanatoga’s Thriftway Market Closing Doors
A retail grocery fixture in Lower Pottsgrove for 18 years, the Sanatoga Thriftway supermarket, will close within a week, its owners confirmed Wednesday.
- Is A New Rita’s Ice Headed Here?
There are no plans yet, no commitments, not even a specific address. But there is a generalized location for a proposed Rita’s Italian Ice: North Charlotte Street at School Lane.
- Pope 35 Miles Away, But We’ll Feel His Impact
Lower Pottsgrove police and others in western Montgomery County are preparing to deal with local effects of September’s papal visit. Guests will take lodging here and travel to Philly for its events.
- Two Locals Charged In DE Car Theft
Two men, one of Lower Pottsgrove and the second from Pottstown, face several charges locally connected to an alleged vehicle theft Thursday in Delaware, where fugitive warrants also were issued.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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