Drivers in Upper Providence are likely to see township police Ofc. George Pelletier join them on the highways now that weather is warmer. He just completed a police motorcycle training course, and graduated at the top of his class.
Lower Pottsgrove police have obtained an arrest warrant for a Pottstown man whom they allege was involved in a domestic dispute with a woman. He is charged with strangulation and four other offenses.
The number of overtime hours incurred by the Lower Pottsgrove police last month fell between two extremes: a high-point of April 2019, and a pandemic-related low of April 2020, a monthly report shows.
At a minimum, the township Board of Commissioners suggested Monday, $170,000 represents a likely starting point for contract negotiations between it and the Pottsgrove School District to provide a school resource officer in the next academic year.
A shredding event sponsored by state Rep Joe Ciresi is co-hosted by the TriCounty Active Adult Center, and is scheduled for May 23 (Sunday) at a Moser Road, Pottstown, parking lot. It's free.
The car's owner, who discovered the problem in the 1900 block of East High Street, extinguished the fire and removed smoking fiber material from the engine compartment before firefighters arrived.
Highway intersections along Route 100, from Pottstown north to Douglass (Montgomery) Township, are receiving traffic safety improvements installed on behalf of PennDOT as a means of reducing accidents.
Upper Providence Police Ofc. Andrew Parkins is now nationally certified as a child passenger safety technician, the department said Thursday. He's available by appointment to check you child's seat.