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Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post

SANATOGA PA – Sadly, The Post can’t be everywhere at once.

It’s impossible to give all local newsworthy activities sufficient coverage, and as actor Clint Eastwood once famously said in his movie role as detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan, “A man’s GOT to know his limitations.”

We don’t want you to miss a thing, however. So below find a list of editor’s selections: links to stories we think you’ll consider interesting today, along with their sources and dates they were published.

Accused arsonist: ‘I would never do that’
Norristown Times Herald (Nov. 19, 2015)
While conceding that she didn’t like her neighbor, a detective, a Lower Pottsgrove woman adamantly denied setting fire to and destroying his home while his family was on vacation.

West Pottsgrove won’t hike taxes or sewer rates in 2016
Pottstown Mercury (Nov. 19, 2015)
Township officials decided against a proposed annual $36 sewer fee hike, hoping new construction at Upland Square shopping center provides enough revenue to cover increased costs.

Pottstown Police announce conviction in mail carrier assault, commend public
Pottstown Mercury (Nov. 19, 2015)
Police announced Thursday that they have concluded the investigation into the assault of a mail carrier in December 2014.

Montgomery County 2016 budget would raise property taxes
Reading Eagle (Nov. 20, 2015)
The average homeowner would see an increase of $52 annually. The plan bolsters staffing for county parks and building security.

Spring-Ford board eyes 4.8 percent tax increase, struggles with budget impasse
Norristown Times Herald (Nov. 18, 2015)
Harrisburg’s inability to pass a budget has made it nearly impossible for officials in the Spring-Ford Area School District to present a 2016-17 proposed budget.

Limerick man gets prison time for threatening police, elementary school
Norristown Times Herald (Nov. 18, 2015)
A Limerick Township man who made a bomb threat to an elementary school and threatened police officers received a state sentence for his actions in Montgomery County Court Wednesday.

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