Lower Pottsgrove has issued its monthly financial warrant for August, as approved Thursday by the Board of Commissioners. It documents where revenues came from, and how money was spent, in the month.
The need for assistance may never be greater than what some local families face now and in the months ahead, so Lower Pottsgrove's police department has started its Thanksgiving food drive.
In what seemed to be overwhelming demand, the Pottsgrove School District's distribution Monday of free boxes of food from a Philadelphia charity was quickly exhausted. More boxes are being requested.
Lower Pottsgrove police on Sunday had to chase after the same suspect not once but twice in a case of alleged retail theft. They nabbed the man, a Linfield resident, on the second try.
East- and westbound lanes of U.S. Route 422 are closing nightly in Lower Pottsgrove, Mondays through Fridays from midnight to 5 a.m., for bridge demolition on South Park and South Pleasant View roads.
Boxes of fresh produce, dairy items, and protein collected from regional farmers and retailers are being offered for free Monday to any Pottsgrove School District resident, while supplies last.
Where will Lower Pottsgrove come up with $8 million, if that much is needed, to pay for construction of its municipal campus? Township commissioners heard more Thursday night about borrowing options.
Just one company, J.P. Mascaro and Sons, submitted a bid for garbage hauling services in Lower Pottsgrove through 2025. Its overall cost, approved Thursday by township commissioners, presents residents with total $100 price hike over a five-year period.