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Friday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications

Stories We Think You’ll Find Worthwhile

You’re reading News Feed for Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, 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

Douglass (Mont.) officials trashing Keystone Disposal, seeking new hauler
A trash hauling company used by Douglass (Montgomery) Township may be replaced due to allegedly poor service. The firm is operated in part by a former Lower Pottsgrove commissioner who resigned from office. (The Mercury)

New, Higher Tolls for 2018
Remember when, in 2011, planners and others floated the idea of imposing tolls on U.S. Route 422 drivers to finance its improvements? A Jan. 9 (2018) story by reporter Elaine S. Povich indicates states are turning to tolls to compensate for less revenue from the gas tax, and to ease congestion. (Pew Charitable Trusts)

Pottstown

Cleanup and new Pollock Park plan unveiled
After a year of work and meetings with Pottstown residents, a new master plan for the 2-acre Pollock Park has been drawn up, but it may be awhile before it gets built. That’s because of soil contamination. (The Mercury)

Pottstown man admits trying to have unlawful contact with a minor
A Pottstown man has admitted to attempting to have inappropriate contact with a minor and is awaiting his fate from a judge. (The Mercury)

Limerick and Royersford

St. Teresa of Calcutta School students celebrate Catholic Schools Week
Students at St. Teresa of Calcutta School celebrated Catholic Schools Week with some giving projects. (The Times Herald)

Limerick man admits strangling woman during domestic incident
A Limerick Township man potentially faces jail time after admitting to choking a woman during a domestic disturbance, and to assaulting the woman’s daughter when she tried to intervene. (The Times Herald)

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