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Thursday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications

Stories We Think You’ll Find Worthwhile

You’re reading News Feed for Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, a curation by The Post of local news articles from a variety of sources. They’re anticipated to be of interest to Post Publications’ readers, but could not be covered by its staff. Click on any linked headline to read its accompanying story.

The Pottsgroves

Upper Pottsgrove’s final $4M budget cuts taxes by 7%
Upper Pottsgrove’s Board of Commissioners cut the tax levy by nearly 7 percent in its $4,017,896 budget for 2018. The township’s real estate millage will drop from 4.3 mills to just 4 mills, a decrease of 6.97 percent. (The Mercury)

Limerick and East

76ers’ stars make a visit to Upper Providence Elementary
Spring-Ford’s Upper Providence Elementary School received a visit from a pair of Philadelphia 76ers players on Wednesday afternoon as part of the school’s “All-Star” theme this year. (The Times Herald)

New Arts Montco brand launches at Ursinus event
To celebrate the impact of and build awareness for the local arts, arts and culture influencers from across the county and region helped kick off the new Arts Montco brand at the Berman Museum. (Ursinus College)

Gilbertsville and West

$1M in grants will support Boyertown downtown revitalization
Building a Better Boyertown has received $1 million in grants from the the BB&T Bank Economic Growth Fund, bringing momentum to downtown planning and the town’s goal to become a tourist spot. (The Mercury)

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