- Township Community Day A Rousing Success
With 61 photos. The combination of Halloween fun, fine fall weather, and big displays of Lower Pottsgrove and other first-responder equipment attracted hundreds to the township’s inaugural Community Day.
- Lower Pottsgrove September Expenses $367,031
Lower Pottsgrove incurred $367,031 in general fund expenses during September. Here’s where the money went.
- ‘Tis The Holiday Bazaar Season Once More
It’s that time of year when folks go looking for one-of-a-kind holiday gift items. There were plenty for choose from during the weekend in Sanatoga.
- Photographers Again Fall In Love With Fall
Three photos published Saturday on Instagram show how beautiful western Montgomery County is at this time of year.
- Dickey’s In Limerick Gains More Companions
The barbecue restaurant chain that operates a store in Park Towne Plaza will soon grow by six additional stores in Pennsylvania.
- 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.
- From One Problem, 2 Laws Set For Hearing
One public hearing to be held Dec. 17 by Lower Pottsgrove addresses implementation of a new sign law. The other covers exempting township-owned properties from its own zoning laws.
- Hit A Deer? Oh Dear! You’re Not Alone
Pennsylvania ranks second only to West Virginia in the number of vehicle-deer crashes annually. Use extra caution as deer mating season plays out, Limerick police advised this week.
- Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post
West Pottsgrove reports bridge will come down; “Fat Guy Across America” rides through Pottstown; Volunteer clean-up crews take to borough streets; Hill School promotes local business.
- Lopez Attends First Meeting As Commissioner
Lower Pottsgrove’s Board of Commissioners returned Thursday to its five-member strength with the addition of former Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Lopez.
- Expect Traffic Changes For Community Day
Expect traffic changes to accommodate the crowd anticipated to attend Lower Pottsgrove’s Community Day on Saturday in the Sanatoga Village Center. Watch for pedestrians, and drive carefully.
- Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
Halloween events in full swing in Linfield, Birdsboro, and Douglassville; Feel like fall at MOSAIC festival, in Pottsgrove Manor exhibit, or on a night hike for kids, all in Pottstown; and meet Royersford’s wolves.
- Buckman Plans New Warehouse In Limerick
On the Business Page, Buckman Enterprises wants to expand its Limerick headquarters by adding a second warehouse. Also, read the latest regional business news from the Philadelphia Business Journal.
- Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
Here’s a guy who admits he wanted to take delivery … of a UPS truck; Quilts a welcoming sight in Pottstown; Montgomery County has big plans for open space; Local tourism, drone-style.
- Sheriff Arrests 3 Locally In Wednesday Raid
The offenders were wanted for non-payment of child support and other violations. They were swept up during early morning hours as part of the National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.
- Police Seem Everywhere In Bus Safety Week
Law enforcers in Upper Pottsgrove and elsewhere across western Montgomery County remind drivers this week that the safety of children on school buses is a shared responsibility.
- Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
Son of accused Lower Pottsgrove arsonist wanted for parole violation; no rate hike due from Pottstown for water or sewer; West Pottsgrove man hopes to have statements barred in trial.
- Royersford Free Library Plans Holiday Events
Its full calendar of November (2015) activities and programs was distributed Wednesday.
- Hartley Guest-Directs Ursinus Production
Philadelphia actor and director Neill Hartley takes on the role of guest director for “All In The Timing” to be staged next week at Ursinus College.
- Band Shell Project Expense Being Reviewed
Lower Pottsgrove wants to make improvements to its band shell in Sanatoga Park. Senior citizens and others would benefit. But, oops!, bids for the work came in far higher than budgeted.
- Check Out ‘Grove Library (And Its Books Too)
Just as predicted, Pottsgrove High School renovation contractors have turned over keys to the high school library. Last Wednesday was move-in day for the library staff.
- Lawmakers Offer Bill To Bust ‘Ghost Teachers’
Two lawmakers in Harrisburg look to end the practice of allowing teachers to leave their classrooms and work for their unions while being paid and receiving benefits.
- Reading Health Opens Douglassville Offices
On today’s Health And Fitness Page: Reading Health has opened primary medical care, urgent care, and laboratory and imaging services in Douglassville’s Amity Professional Building. Also, read the latest featured stories from Medical News Today.
- Wireless Pole, Home Projects On Zoning Agenda
Limerick’s Zoning Hearing Board will hear appeals next week to build a wireless antenna facility in Linfield, install an outdoor fireplace in Limerick, and erect a small business sign.
- Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
Lower Pottsgrove woman wants her trial moved, prosecutors oppose; Relay For Life begins anew in Pottstown; borough school board takes tax pledge; New Hanover proposal raises traffic concerns.
- Georgia Visitor Didn’t Expect This Welcome
Two Lower Pottsgrove police officers formed a welcoming committee, of sorts, for a Georgia man whom they arrested Saturday in the township on alleged drug and drunkenness offenses.
- Pottsgrove Juniors Hear No Need To Fear PSAT
Forget Halloween: taking a test may be the scariest thing some students ever do. That shouldn’t be the case, though, with the PSAT, a practice exam scheduled for Oct. 28 at Pottsgrove High.
- Everything’s Easier With The Right Help
Computer-savvy students at the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center in Limerick are volunteering once a month to offer high-tech assistance to residents of Sanatoga Ridge Community.
- Planning Commission Canceled Monday Meeting
No reason was offered, but it was likely there was no business to discuss.
- Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
Trucker faces trial in Stowe man’s death; Stowe hunter arrested with shotgun; Two women injured in Pottstown crash; Partnership spending helps revitalize borough housing; New steakhouse opens.
- Township Wins Bullet-Proof Vest Grant
Lower Pottsgrove’s police department will receive $1,848 from the federal government to help buy new and replacement bullet-proof vests for four officers.
- Pottsgrove Must Wrestle Earlier With Budget
The district Board of School Directors was told Tuesday it will be asked to make budget-related decisions for next year far earlier than it has in the past.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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