- Ray Lopez To Be Sworn As Commissioner
The president of the Ringing Hill Fire Company was chosen Monday to succeed Shawn Watson on the Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners. He is scheduled to take his oath of office today.
- Four At Pottsgrove High Arrested In Bus Vaping
Using the electronic devices on a school bus, as they were alleged to have done last month, is a violation of state law, Lower Pottsgrove’s police chief said.
- DA Charges 5 In Local Hotel Room Drug Sales
Lower Pottsgrove and Pottstown police, and the Montgomery County district attorney, followed up a June drug crack-down Monday with more criminal complaints intended to stop a trafficking operation.
- $5 Billion Tax Plan Heads To Showdown
Gov. Wolf will bring a proposed budget Tuesday to the state House of Representatives, with a vote on it scheduled for Wednesday, in an effort to break a three-month budget impasse.
- Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
Heroin ring dismantled in Pottstown; Evergreen Consignment exploited a local niche; BrewFest an opening success for Elks; MontCo colleges on alert after threat.
- 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
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- AccuWeather News And Tomorrow’s Forecast
A look at what tomorrow will be like, provided by AccuWeather.
- Pottsgrove Studying ‘Everday Math’ Quality
Plenty of Pottsgrove school parents have complained about its use of a mathematics program called “Everyday Math.” Now the district and five others are subjecting it to a “quality review.”
- Board Set To Select Watson Successor Tonight
Who will serve as Lower Pottsgrove’s next Board of Commissioners’ member? Many expect that question will be answered tonight.
- Isett Adds Pottstown Engineer To Its Staff
He’s got nearly 20 years of experience in the profession.
- Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
Downed wires closed North Keim in Lower Pottsgrove; Departments respond to West Pottsgrove dryer fire; Pottstown building demolition begins; Limerick man accused in insurance scam.
- Pottsgrove Contract Talks Become War Of Words
Statements issued Friday by Pottsgrove School District Superintendent Shellie Feola and teachers’ union president Megan DeLena indicates a growing problem in labor negotiations.
- Gas Station, Mini-Mart Returns To Sanatoga
The former Sunoco gasoline station and convenience store on East High Street that closed four months ago will soon re-open under new ownership.
- Township Plans Yard Waste Pick-Up Monday
Those downed leaves and branches littering your yard after the weekend rainfall can be disposed of quickly and free. Remember, though: they must be packed into compostable bags.
- No New Mold At Ringing; Problems Remain
An insufficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning system may have been the cause of mold growth at Ringing Rocks Elementary School, the Pottsgrove school board learned Tuesday.
- Auditor General: Budget Impasse Killing Schools
Only two months into the academic year, 17 school district have had to borrow millions of dollars to keep operating, because the state has not yet passed its budget.
- Watch The Rain, But Start Thinking Snow
Remnants of Hurricane Joaquin might make things a little soggy this weekend, but long-term thinkers in Lower Pottsgrove are looking ahead to winter and plowing snow.
- Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
Citgo on North Charlotte Street might be razed; Five pitch themselves to succeed as Lower Pottsgrove commissioner; West Pottsgrove man rejects plea deal; Crashed car reported stolen in Upper Pottsgrove
- Pottsgrove Expands Cyber School Choices
For about four years, the Pottsgrove School District relied solely on the Chester County Intermediate Unit for online education alternatives. That’s begun to change.
- Pottsgrove Library, Cafeteria Nearly Ready
Workers in the Pottsgrove High School reconstruction project are putting finishing touches on areas in the building that should be turned over to the district this month.
- Two Exec Sessions On Contract In 12 Days
Labor contract negotiations occupied the agendas of two Pottsgrove school board executive sessions in less than two weeks, its president reported Tuesday.
- Living Color Singer Glover In Birdsboro
He’ll perform a one-night show Oct, 13 at BlackJax American Pub and Grill. Tickets are available now.
- ‘Grove Supplemental Payments Draw Scrutiny
The Pottsgrove School District will pay hundreds of thousands of dollars during the fall season alone for the help of coaches, advisers and coordinators. The school board wants to re-examine those costs.
- Here’s Tuesday’s Supplemental Payment List
Tuesday’s Pottsgrove school board agenda carried a complete list of individuals receiving authorized supplemental payments.
- PA Budget Impasse Pressures Charter Schools
Pennsylvania charter schools are demanding that districts like Pottsgrove, Pottstown and Spring-Ford provide them with funds, even though the state has not yet passed a budget or supplied them with operating cash.
- SRT Ale Sales End In Donation To Trail
The Pottstown-based Schuylkill River Heritage Area received a more than $4,000 donation Saturday, thanks to the Sly Fox Brewing Company.
- Railroad Re-Schedules Legislative Train Ride
The Colebrookdale Railroad’s annual open house trip for elected officials is now set for Oct. 16. They’ll get to see the progress the popular tourism attraction has made since 2014.
- Play Is Work (Sort Of) For Royersford Kids
Children who attend the Goddard School in Royersford have what some of us might consider – given their ages – as a new dream job.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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