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  • Commissioners Hold On Assessment Appeal OK
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners want to give their new solicitor more time to understand and explain assessment revisions, agreed to by Pottsgrove schools and a local property owner, before they also accept the plan.
  • In Just 10 Seconds: The McCartney Years
    You might have sworn you could hear Paul McCartney singing Saturday night on the campus of Montgomery County Community College. You would have been almost right.
  • Enjoy Fastnachts, Coffee Tuesday At Museum
    Visitors will be able to purchase a fastnacht and cup of coffee for 50 cents Tuesday (Feb. 9), and eat it in the restored 1938 Reading Diner display of Boyertown’s automotive museum.
  • Added 422 Work Hostage In Budget Fight
    Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick hoped to win a grant last September to begin added improvements at the Sanatoga exit of U.S. Route 422. They haven’t heard a word, and might not until April.
  • In Just 10 Seconds: Watching Makers Work
    Pottsgrove High School students are feeding their imaginations in its library’s Maker Space, where staff members say they can learn about technology by breaking it and re-creating it.
  • Ready To Retire From Your Business?
    If the answer’s “yes,” have you got enough money to live the way you want when work goes away? Find out how much you may need, and how to accumulate and spend it, Feb. 24 in Pottstown.
  • Police Officer Suffers Concussion In Fall
    The mishap occurred during winter storm Jonas, and the injured Lower Pottsgrove police officer is currently off-duty, Chief Michael Foltz reported.
  • Elderly Man Missing From Township Home
    Police are asking for help in finding 93-year-old Lower Pottsgrove resident Harold P. Leister, who went missing Thursday. The car he drives is gone too, the department said.
  • In Just 10 Seconds: Westbound Commute
    In the rain, in the dark, tailights glaring, traffic stalled. U.S. Route 422 at its worst.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Two words may keep you inside Sunday: Super Bowl. Before then, see the new Steel River production in Pottstown; celebrate Chinese New Year at Elmwood Zoo; make Valentine’s gifts in Schwenksville.
  • The Value Of E-Mail Might Surprise You
    Everyone opens e-mail. Not everyone reads the e-mail they open. How do you make your business e-mails compelling enough that they’ll be read? Get some tips Feb. 17 in Pottstown.
  • Township Seeks Nuclear Assistance Grant
    Lower Pottsgrove this week filed its application for a $1,000 grant to buy equipment it uses in offering training exercise assistance to the nuclear generating plant in Limerick.
  • She Smiled While Saying, ‘Tax Bills Ready’
    Lower Pottsgrove Treasurer Jennifer Marsteller put on her happy face and gave it straight to township commissioners: their tax bills are in the mail. Yours are too.
  • Executive Session Covers Personnel Issue
    The hour-long meeting was held Monday before the Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners began regular business.
  • Theirs Was A Snowy Argument, Police Say
    A Pottstown man has been cited for public intoxication by Lower Pottsgrove police after he was found arguing outside with the female driver of a vehicle at the height of winter storm Jonas.
  • In Just 10 Seconds: Running Through Drills
    After a day filled with school work, members of the Under-8 Girls Travel Team in the Pottsgrove Soccer Club showed up Tuesday night ready for practice.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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