Borough Council agreed Monday to forgive lingering taxes, fees and bills it may have been unable to collect anyway, as a means of promoting development at the former Pottstown Plating Works property.
Like elsewhere in Montgomery County this weekend, previously shuttered businesses in Lower Pottsgrove reopened to eager customers as the coronavirus lockdown ended. Things aren't normal just yet, though.
The Lower Pottsgrove-approved, multi-use complex to be built on Evergreen Road has not yet broken ground, delayed by sewer-related issues. The township engineer believes they could be solved next week.
The company that operates the cinema complex at the Upland Square shopping center said Wednesday it has doubts whether it can stay in business. The pandemic has closed its theaters worldwide since March.
YWCA Tri-County is looking to fill positions available in the AmeriCorps or VISTA programs it conducts from its Pottstown offices. Register and go online June 15 to learn more about what's available.
Lower Pottsgrove wants to avoid future sewer problems when properties are sold, or deeds or titles transferred to new owners. Legal changes Thursday made property sewer re-inspections a requirement.
Learn how and when to apply for unemployment compensation programs during a free virtual workshop sponsored June 4 by the Royersford Free Public Library and Legal Aid of Southeastern PA.
Aerial line work is scheduled next week by PECO Energy on projects in Pottstown Borough and Lower Salford Township, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Expect traffic delays.