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Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post

Gun possession troubles for a man charged in Lower Pottsgrove; technology in Pottstown tackles downtown waste disposal and recycling; and an exodus from Berks County.

Police Claim They Nabbed Sewer Grate Thieves

Lower Pottsgrove, Limerick and Royersford police warned the public to watch for someone stealing sewer grates from the roadside. Two suspects from Gilbertsville have been arrested.

Pottsgrove Taps Funds For Unexpected At High School

The $31,000 OK'd by the school board for unanticipated work in Pottsgrove High's reconstruction is small, an adviser said, reflecting few problems in the project so far.

Businesses Miss Job Pledges; Taxpayer Money At Stake

A new audit of companies that received taxpayer-funded loans to help grow their business and create new jobs shows some aren't doing nearly as well as hoped.

Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post

A Lower Pottsgrove woman pleads to shoplifting some unusual items; an insider's video look at the Pottsgrove Falcons in practice; and a driver crashes into a Pottstown home.

Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post

More details on how Pottstown's library will use grant money; volunteer efforts bring smiles to faces of the shoe-less, and the county DA applauds work on a case involving a borough man.

Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar

Meetings, activities and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.

Bags Went Out Window, Police Say; He Went To Jail

A Pottstown man was arrested on drug-related charges after Lower Pottsgrove police allege they saw him toss items from his car. The discards were small bags of marijuana, they added.

Assistant DA Honored In Sanatoga Robbery Case

Lawyer Gabriel Magee was commended Thursday by the county district attorney for his work in the prosecution of defendants in a 2013 Lower Pottsgrove bank robbery.

Editor’s Selections Sunday In The Post

Lower Pottsgrove's Morris family describes the stress of being arson victims; a last challenge to re-licensing the Limerick nuclear generators; and landlord opposition in Pottstown.

Pottsgrove May Save $380K In Debt Re-Financing

Over five months, the school district will sell bonds worth more than $13 million at low interest rates to pay off older debt with higher rates. The savings are hefty, an adviser said.

Facing Drug Counts: 2 Brothers, One A Teacher

They were arrested Friday after an investigation led police to search a property on Benner Road in Limerick Township.

Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post

A trial is ordered for a man charged in the December death of a Pottstown woman, Pennsylvania is in deep financial trouble as Gov.-Elect Wolf takes office, and beating cancer with the mind.

Pottsgrove Bites Into Apple Computer Support

Pottsgrove School District students Thursday were in King of Prussia to learn about providing laptop computer and tablet technical support to fellow students and faculty members.

Shoppers Beware; Parking Lot Grates Vanishing Too

Late last week, Lower Pottsgrove and other police departments warned of roadside sewer grate thefts. Now grates are being stolen from business parking lots as well.

‘Weekend Stuff-To-Do’ On The Post Calendar

An art exhibit in Boyertown, winter on the Wentz Farm, let your kids read to a dog at the Pottstown Library, and Martin Luther King observances. Get out of the house this weekend!

Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post

Orange underwear a red flag in Lower Pottsgrove robbery conviction; a woman leads Limerick Police on across-the-town chase; and a bone marrow match drive for a Red Hill firefighter.

422 Speeders Ticketed Wednesday Near Stowe

With traffic problems and accidents on both the east and west ends of U.S. Route 422 in our area, police chose the west Wednesday to crack down on dangerous driving.

Impromptu Engineering Solves School Traffic Woes

Parental pick-ups in the afternoon at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School on Buchert Road were causing a potential roadway hazard that police and school officials seemed to have solved.

Dozens Of Local Students Fill Deans’ Lists

Students from Pottsgrove, Pottstown and Spring-Ford Area schools are plenty smart, and the deans' lists of their colleges and universities offer proof.

Step Out For Mardi Gras At Sunnybrook’s Ball

Officially, Mardi Gras will be celebrated Feb. 17. But wait just a few days more, and you could be partying in Sanatoga at a Sunnybrook bash fit for would-be kings and queens.